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Same sex marriage in PH remains illegal

KORONADAL CITY - Same sex marriage is still unlikely to be legalize in the country, a Koronadal executive judge said.Executive Judge Lorenzo Balo of Regional Trial Court Branch 24 said the country's family code prohibits same sex marriage.Allowing same sex marriage requres Constitutional Change which is unlikely to happen within the current administration.The union of same sex individuals has been in the news following a historic Supreme Court decision in the United States allowing such marriage in all its 50 states.Balo said aside from the fact that same sex marriage not within the Philipp


GSIS offers calamity loan to members in Koronadal City

MANILA (PNA) -- More than 6,000 active members of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) working or residing in Koronadal City in South Cotabato and in the municipality of Tungawan in Zamboanga Sibugay stand to benefit from the emergency loan that the GSIS offers until July 16.Close to 800 old-age pensioners may also apply for a Php20,000 emergency loan.GSIS has earmarked more than Php202 million for the loan program implementation in the areas, which were declared under state of calamity due to the long dry season.Members who will avail of the loan program for the first time may ap


Tag-ulan checklist

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NDBC news site hits half million viewers

COTABATO CITY – The new platform of news and information in
Central Mindanao region has reached more than half million hits this week,
making it one of the major sources of news and information of the people of
Central Mindanao and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

It has average monthly viewers of more than 6,000 since its
launching 10 months ago, and still counting.


Girl, 25, dies while fixing TV antennae in S. Cotabato town

KORONADAL CITY - A 25-year-old woman has died after she fell off a concrete fence while fixing a TV antennae in Sto Nino, South Cotabato Sunday night, police said.Joy Tuvera, a border in Purok San Vicente, Sto Nino, South Cotabato, expired minutes later in the hospitalafter the 7 p.m.


Army to give P5.6-M reward to informants on ranking NPA leader Parago

DAVAO CITY -- The civilians who tipped off the Philippine Army (PA) on the presence of rebel leader Leoncio Pitao alias Ka Parago in Paquibato will get the P5.6-million reward put up for his arrest, capture or mechanization.Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) chief Maj. Gen.


Cotabato City ready for floods, hopes it won't come

COTABATO CITY - Despitecontinuous rain happening in Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato this month,the Cotabato City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has not recorded any flood occurrence in low lying areas of the city.Since the onset of the rainy season, the CDRRMO has been in close coordination with their barangay officials and has also been monitoring the water level in the rivers and tributaries surrounding the city.


Forced evacuation imposed in Koronadal due to landslide threat

CITY – The Koronadal City government has implemented forced evacuation to about
18 families in a remote village here due to possibility of a major landslide,
officials said.

least 18 families from Sitio El Gawel, Baragay Saravia, Koronadal City were
hauled by the city government using dump trucks and other vehicles as torrential
rain continue in South Cotabato Sunday.


Kidapawan rice tradersand No fake rice here

KIDAPAWAN CITY— A rice retailers association herehas assured the consuming publicthat itssafety is its utmost concern by selling puregrainsThe assurance was issuedthat synthetic and fake rice had been penetrated the Kidapawan City megamarket. Carmelito Bacus, Grains Retailer Confederation (GRECON) president, immediately conduct monitoring to its entire member and warned them to be vigilant of alleged fake rice in order not to compromise the health of consumers. Bacus issued an order following the reports that fake rice has already reached the Davao City market.


Midsayap's 4 detainees due to illegal drugs moved to Amas

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato - Police authorities here have moved four detainees, arrested during a series of police anti-illegal drug campaign, to the Amas provincial detention facility after charges have been filed against them.Supt.



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O Lord, hear my prayer, and let my cry come to you

Reading 1NM 21:4-9

From Mount Hor the children of Israel set out on the Red Sea road,
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