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'Jolina' infra damage reaches nearly P60-M: DPWH

MANILA – Damage to infrastructure caused by Typhoon Jolina has reached almost PHP60 million, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported on Friday.

In an update, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the typhoon has so far damaged an estimated PHP59.5 million of roads and flood control structures.

He reported that three national road sections are currently impassable to all types of vehicles while two roads have limited access due to Typhoon Jolina.

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Senate approves Bangsamoro transition extension

—With 15 affirmative votes, three negative votes, and one abstention, the Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading the bill postponing the first regular elections of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) from May 2022 to May 2025. 

Senators Panfilo Lacson, Manny Pacquiao, and Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto rejected the measure, while Senator Imee Marcos abstained from voting. 

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2 slain in separate Maguindanao gun attacks

COTABATO CITY - Two persons were separately murdered in Maguindanao MOnday morning.

The first victim was woman believed to have been shot by gunmen on board a car and dumped her beside the highway in Barangay Taviran, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.

Residents said they heard gunshots at about 4 a.m.  Police found two empty shells for pistol in the crime scene.

An hour later, police later found a man on motorbike sprawling along the highway in Barangay Limbo, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao.

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1 patay, 9 sugatan sa Tboli vehicular crash

TBOLI, SOUTH COTABATO - Labis ang paghihinagpis ng pamilya ng isang estudyante matapos itong masawi sa aksidente sa daan sa Barangay Sinolon sa bayan ng Tboli.

Batay sa inisyal na imbestigasyon, papunta sa Jance Resort sa Barangay Lower Maculan, Lake Sebu ang mga biktima na pawang mga estudyante na nasa 12 hanggang 18 taong gulang ang edad sakay ng topdown.

Pagdating sa provincial road ng Barangay Sinolon ay nawalan umano ng kontrol ang driver ng sasakyan na si Mitchelle Peñafiel, 16 anyos, dahilan na nahulog ang mga ito sa kanal.

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BARMM COVID update: 1 dead, 26 new cases

COTABATO CITY - SA BANGSAMORO REGION, isa pang taga Maguindanao ang namatay dahil sa COVID-19 ayon sa Ministry of Health.

Dahil dito, tumaas pa ng hanggang 359 ang total death cases sa BARMM.

Samantala, mas mataas naman ang bilang ng mga gumaling kaysa mga bagong kaso ng nakamamatay na sakit.

Sa latest tally ng MOH-BARMM, abot sa 29 ang mga gumaling, higit na mas marami ito kaysa 26 lang na bagong kaso.

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Former 6th ID commander, ex-board member, pumanaw na

KORONADAL CITY - Itinuturing na isang malaking kawalan para sa lungsod ng Koronadal ang pagpanaw ng isa sa mga nirerespetong opisyal ng City Anti-Drug Abuse Council na si former board member at retired brigadier general Agustin "Teng" Demaala.

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Pilipinas may gold medal na sa Tokyo Olympics, thanks Hidilyn Diaz

ISANG NAPAKALAKING KARANGALAN ang bigay ni Hidilyn Diaz sa kasaysayan ng bansa ngayong gabi.

Binigyan niya ng kauna-unahang gold medal ang Pilipinas sa Tokyo Olympics, matapos talunin ang world record holder na na si Qiuyun Liao ng China.

Habang tinutugtog ang isang "hard rock music" sa background sa Tokyo International Forum, binuhat ng 30-taong gulang na bayani mula Zamboanga City ang world record-matching 127 kilograms sa kanyang ikatlong pagbuhat ng upang kunin ang gold medal sa pamamagitan ng kanyang highest lift na 224 kg.

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DOH-12 records 152 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

COTABATO CITY - Regional COVID-19 tracker as of July 25, 2021 (6:00pm)

ONE-HUNDRED-FIFTY-TWO (152) NEW CONFIRMED CASES

EIGHTY (80) NEW RECOVERIES

EIGHT (8 ) COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS

Six (6) reported deaths from General Santos City.

Two (2) reported deaths from Polomolok, South Cotabato.

Overall, there are a total of 26,389 COVID-19 confirmed cases reported to DOH CHD SOCCSKSARGEN region. 2,619 (9.92%) are active cases, 22,913 (86.83%) recoveries and 852 (3.23%) COVID-19 related deaths.

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Terrorist killed, 2 captured in military raid in Maguindanao

CAMP SIONGCO, MAGUINDANAO - A Dawlah Islamiya terrorist was killed and 2 others were captured during a raid conducted by Joint Task Force Central (JTF Central) at Brgy Nabundas, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao around 8 o'clock in the morning today, July 17, 2021.

Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Cadiente, Commanding Officer of 33rd Infantry (Makabayan) Battalion, disclosed that elements of 33IB acted on the reports of civilian populace in the area on the presence of DI terrorist led by an allias Tong Bomber in their community.

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PRRD declares July 20 regular holiday as Muslims observe Feast of Sacrifice (Eid'l Adha)

COTABATO CITY - President Rodrigo Duterte has declared July 20 as regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) of the Muslim world.

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