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GenSan quarantines 165 more ‘contacts’ of Covid-19 patient

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The city government has quarantined 165 more residents who were traced as indirect contacts of a locally-stranded individual (LSI) who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) several days after being released from isolation, officials said on Monday.

Dr. Lalaine Calonzo, head of the City Health Office’s (CHO) epidemiology and surveillance unit, said the additional contacts are now undergoing strict isolation and close monitoring by health personnel.

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Fr. Chito laid to rest in Norala, South Cotabato

NORALA, South Cotabato - Inihatid na sa kanyang huling destinasyon si Fr. Teresito "Chito" Suganob kaninang umaga matapos ang isang misa para sa kanya sa Immaculate Concepcion Parish Chruch.

Main celebrant ng misa para kay Fr. Chito si Bishop Edwin dela Peña, obispo ng Prelature of Marawi City, kasama si Bishop Allan Casicas ng Diocese of Marbel.

Dumalo ang tinatayang 500 katao na mga kaibigan, kakilala at napagsilbihan ni Fr. Chito noong siya ay buhay pa.   

 

 

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Lanao Sur LGU, NCMF disperse aid to Muslim communities in Cebu City amid pandemic

LANAO SUR—Coping with multiple crises would mean Maranao Muslim officials and residents would have to squarely withstand realities of destruction from armed conflict and uncertainties caused by nature in global pandemic.

But admirable is the Maranao trait of helping one another even if one is far from home. The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) said Governor Mamintal Bombit Alonto Adiong Jr. has dispatched relief packages to thousands of Muslim communities in northern and eastern Mindanao, and even in the Visayas, NCMF Director Jun Datu Ramos said.

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Basilan's Hatamans tested positive of COVID-19

COTABATO CITY - Below is the statement of House deputy speaker for Mindanao Mujiv Hataman after getting the novel coronavirus: 

Nitong nakaraang Huwebes, dahil sa inakala naming karaniwang ubo, nagpasya kami ng maybahay kong si Mayor Dadah na magpatest para sa COVID-19.

Bumalik na ang resulta. Positive kami pareho.

Hinihintay din namin ang resulta ng mga test sa aming mga anak at sa lahat ng kasama namin sa bahay dito sa Basilan.

Kami ay kasalukuyan nang nag-quarantine, at nakagawa na rin ng mga hakbang upang gawing mas ligtas ang aming tahanan.

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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Cotabato City Sunday after Magnitude 2.5 Saturday

COTABATO CITY - A stronger quake was recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology at 1:08 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2. 

Phivolcs said the quake was tectonic in origin and has a depth of 543 kilometers. Its epicenter was traced about 13 kilometers east of Cotabato City.

It was tectonic in origin and hardely felt due to tis depth. 

The US earthquake monitoring station said the M6.4 quake was was located right outside Cotabato City, home to more than 300,000 people.

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Mag. 2.5 quake rocks Cotabato City

COABATO CITY - A magnitude 2.5 quake rocks Cotabato City and its immeidate environs Saturday night.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported that the quake struck at 9:37 p.m. trace 12 kilometers North of this city.

It was tectonic in origin. 

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New soldiers take oath as AFP members under the 6th Infantry Division

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao (Aug. 1) – The Army’s 6th Infantry Division based in Maguindanao has new infantrymen after 227 new soldiers took their oath as new members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

On Friday, the 227 new soldier who belonged to “MATINDIG” Class of 631-2020 took their oath of “volunteerism and enthusiasm, to risk personal comfort and security, to serve and protect the country and people” at the 6th Division Training School in Barangay Semba, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.

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LOOK! DXOM-Happy FM celebrates 27th natal day

KORONADAL CITY - Fr. Rogelio Tabuada, OMI, chief executive officer of the Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation (NDBC) celebrates the 27th year anniversary of Happy FM, the first FM station in Koroandal City. 

The men and women behind NDBC Happy-FM Koronadal vowed to continue giving its listeners with quality music, highly education education and set the trend of FM broadcasting in Soccsksargen region.  

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Koronadal City, binaha na naman

KOROANDAL CITY -- Dahil sa nagpapatuloy na mga pag-ulan sa lungsod, binaha na naman ang ilang lugar makaraang umapaw ang mga drainage canal at ang Bulok creek.

Bumuhos ang mahina subalit matagal na pag-ulan sa lungsod.  Hanggang alas 9 kagabi ay umuulan pa.

Ito ang pangalawang pagbaha na naranasan ng Koronadal sa nakalipas na dalawang araw.

Noong Martes, umapaw ang Bulok creek at bumaha hanggang sa palengke. Nagmula ang tubig sa Barnagay Sta Cruz.

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Dawlah bandit killed in shabu entrapment operation

KORONADAL CITY --- Policemen killed a senior member of the Dawlah Islamiya in a drug sting Tuesday in nearby Polomolok, South Cotabato that turned haywire.

Joven Saligan Cabalu died from multiple bullet wounds sustained in a shootout with combined personnel of the Police Regional Office-12 and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.

Key military intelligence sources told reporters Cabalu belonged to a unit of the Dawlah Islamiya peddling methamphetamine hydrochloride, most known as shabu, to sustain the group’s recruitment and terror activities.

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Fr. Chito laid to rest in Norala, South Cotabato

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Lanao Sur LGU, NCMF disperse aid to Muslim communities in Cebu City amid pandemic

LANAO SUR—Coping with multiple crises would mean Maranao Muslim officials and residents would have to squarely withstand realities of destruction...