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Duterte to lay down agri-agenda in Mlang visit

DAVAO CITY -Presidential prospect and Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte is expected to share his vision for Philippine agriculture when he visits the rural town of M'lang, North Cotabato which celebrates the farmers' week and foundation today.Duterte, the only Presidential hopeful who is considered to have a deep understanding of agriculture, has been advocating for greater government intervention in food production, including the marketing of farmers' produce.His proposal that irrigation services should be provided free to the country's rice farmers to encourage them to produce more is expecte


ITCZ affects Palawan, Mindanao

WEATHER TODAY | The intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), an area where winds coming from the Northern and Southern Hemispheres meet, will affect Palawan and Mindanao. According to PAGASA, cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms are expected over Mindanao, Western Visayas and the province of Palawan. Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms.


Another food poisoning case? Noodles down 24 in South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY – At least 24 persons have been downed by noodles and rice Saturday in
what officials believed was another case of food poisoning in a mountain town
in South Cotabato, officials said Sunday.

The victims are
now confined in a private hospital in Barangay Edwards, T’boli town in South
Cotabato, according to Romar Azarcon, Church leader from Surallah.


Inter-tropical Convergence Zone still affecting Mindanao

Inter-tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Visayas and Mindanao.This will bring rain showers over Mindanao, Western and Central Visayas and over the provinces of Palawan.The rest of the Luzon including Metro Manila will have good weather apart from isolated rain showers.Meanwhile, Severe Tropical Storm Soudelor was located at 1,570 kilometer from Philippine Area of Responsibility(PAR), moving westward at 25-kph. It is forecast to enter PAR on Wednesday.


Another oil price rollback seen next week

MANILA -- Oil firms are expected to cut pump prices of their products by no less than 50 centavos per liter on gasoline next week as global prices continue to tumble due to oil glut in the international market.In an advisory, Eastern Petroleum President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Fernando Martinez said that diesel and gasoline (per liter) prices may decrease by close to a peso and more than 50 centavos.He noted that world oil prices continue to be low until August -- due to the oversupply situation in the market.However, Martinez said that oil prices for September delivery is expecte


Cotabato Light starts rotational brownout

COTABATO CITY – The Cotabato Light and Power Company
(Cotabato Light) has started implementing rotational brownout in its franchise
area, the power firm announced today.

Arlene Hipega, Cotabato Light corporate communications
officer, told DXMS Radyo Bida that the five hour scheduled brownout was
rationed in all feeders in its franchised area.


Magnitude 4.8 quake hits Sultan Kudarat coast

COTABATO CITY - A magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit the coastal towns of Sultan Kudarat province early Wednesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.In a statement sent to and// , Phivolcs said the epicenter of the 2:51 a.m.


Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONA

MANILA -– President Benigno Aquino III on Monday highlighted in his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) the long list of achievements of his administration that has even eclipsed the feat of his predecessor.Feeling slightly ill, the President arrived at 3:35 p.m. and skipped the traditional walk but welcomed by Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Speaker Feliciano Sonny Belmonte Jr.The President entered the Batasang Pambansa session hall at exactly 4 p.m.


Another ex-minister reveals anomaly inside INC

MANILA - Another tiniwalag (expelled) minister of Iglesia ni Cristo today corroborated the claims of Nathaniel Angel Manalo of rampant corruption inside the most influential religious group in the country. Corruption thrive in the highest echelon of INC, ex-minister Isaias SamsonJr. said in Filipino as reported by print, radio and TV news outfits.Samson, former editor in chief of the INC's official publication Pasugo, said he was a personal witness to the corrupt practicessuch asirregular use of the church funds.


Palace on the 'Iglesia ni Cristo' controversy

MANILA (PNA) -- The national government’s interest in probing the recent controversy involving members of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) is limited to verifying whether a crime has indeed been committed, Malacañang said Saturday.Speaking over Radyo ng Bayan, Undersecretary Abigail Valte said both the Department of Justice and the Philippine National Police are already looking into the matter, amid reports that the INC is in possession of high-caliber guns, which it allegedly used to intimidate ministers who are critical of its current leadership.



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