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DSWD-12 completes P105-M worth of schools for IPs in Region 12

KORONADAL CITY---The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has completed at least P105 million worth of school buildings intended for Indigenous Peoples (IP) across Central Mindanao region last year, the agency head reported Friday.

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Total deployment ban on OFWs to Kuwait stands: DOLE

MANILA -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Thursday the total ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait will stay until certain conditions set by the Philippines are met by the Kuwaiti government.

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the deployment ban is lifted once the country gets justice for the death of Jeanelyn Pardenal Villavende, as well as an approved consensus on the standard employment contract of household service workers (HSWs).

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Police still sifting through bloody Cotabato gun fight

COTABATO CITY --- Investigators are still trying to put closure to Wednesday's gunfight in the city that left a gunman dead and injured three others. 

Police investigators identified the fatality as Asraf Bajunaid, 50, who died from multiple bullet wounds inside a car with a suspicious Philippine National Police commemorative plate.

He and his companions reportedly figured in a gunfight with a motorcycle rider named Johnity Sapal Kubato and his companions in Rajah Tabunaway Street here.

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Cotabato Light announces power interruption for Jan 18

COTABATO CITY - To facilitate upgrading of power lines in Barangay Tamontaka, the Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) is announcing power interruption in portions of Barangays Tamontaka Mohter, and Tamontaka 1-5 on Saturday.

The interruption will start from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

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Dominguez assures aid for Taal Volcano victims

MANILA -- The government is committed to help areas affected by the Taal Volcano eruption to immediately address the needs of the people and the economy.

This was assured by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on Monday saying that officials of various government agencies are monitoring developments on the ground to properly respond to the affected families.

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PRC-12 service center, binuksan na sa Koronadal Ctiy

KORONADAL CITY - Pormal nang binuksan ang Professional Regulation Commission (PRC-12) service center na matatagpuan sa lower ground o basement ng New City Hall at bukas mula alas 8 ng umaga hanggang alas 5 ng hapon.

Ayon kay PRC 12 Regional Director Raquel Abrantes, pwedeng magpa-renew, authenticate at magpa-certify ng professional ID sa nasabing service center.

Dagdag pa rito ay pwede ring magproseso ng application para sa Licensure Examination For Teachers (LET) at criminology exam.

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Tacurong City exec convenes census board ahead of 2020 census

TACURONG CITY – Mayor Angelo Montilla convened Thursday the Census Coordinating Board and reiterated his commitment to support the population survey of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

The Census Coordinating Board, chaired by the mayor, was created by virtue of Executive Order No. 27 issued last year.

Allan Freno, city information officer, said Friday they mainly discussed during the meeting preparations for the 2020 census that will be rolled out throughout the country in May.

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USJ-R-Cebu alumni group cancels Christmas party, donates funds to help Mindanao quake victims

CEBU CITY - In an amazing act of selflessness and generosity, the 15-member board of trustees (BoT) and officers of the University of San Jose Recoletos USJ-R Alumni Association, Inc. cancelled their Christmas party and donated the funds to quake victims in North Cotabato.

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USJ-R alumni group cancels Christmas party, donates funds to help Mindanao quake victims

CEBU CITY - In an amazing act of selflessness and generosity, the 15-member board of trustees (BoT) and officers of the University of San Jose Recoletos USJ-R Alumni Association, Inc. cancelled their Christmas party and donated the funds to quake victims in North Cotabato.

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Tacurong mayor convenes census board ahead of 2020 population survey

Standing by his commitment to support the activities of Philippine Statistics Authority, Mayor Angelo Montilla convened the Tacurong City Census Coordinating Board today to discuss tasks to be undertaken on the upcoming 2020 Census of Population and Housing.

The board, chaired by the mayor, is created by virtue of Executive Order No. 27 issued last year.

Discussed mainly during the meeting was the preparation for the 2020 census that will be rolled out throughout the country in the month of May.

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