Wednesday Dec, 06 2023 10:33:28 PM


Sulu, Lanao del Sur gets speedboats for emergency operations

COTABATO CITY --- The provinces of Sulu and Lanao del Sur got five brand new speedboats costing P12.5 million for rescue and relief missions, acquired through the efforts of five members of the Bangsamoro parliament.

The speedboats, powered with outboard engines made in Japan, were procured through the 2021 Transitional Development Impact Fund allocations of the offices of Members of Parliament Hadji Nabil Tan, Abraham Burahan, Musa Diamla and Eduard Guerra, via Transportation and Communications Minister Paisalin Tago.

PBBM assures gov’t aid for Mindanao quake victims

MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Thursday assured the victims of the magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Mindanao that they would get assistance from various government agencies, led by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Marcos said rebuilding efforts would not be done immediately as aftershocks are still being experienced in parts of Soccsksargen, which covers South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, and General Santos City.

DILG to youth officials: Exemplify good governance

MANILA – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. on Wednesday reminded youth officials to serve as examples of good governance.

The DILG chief's statement was released after the nationwide mandatory training for newly-elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials nears full completion.

TESDA-12’s E-cert to end “NC for sale” scam

KORONADAL CITY - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has launched the Electronic Certification for all TESDA’s National Certificate (NC) amid allegations of “NC for sale” in social media.

Deputy Director General for Operations Anecito John Bertiz III led the launching activity together with Executive Director for Certification Office Maria Susan Dela Rama, TESDA 12 Regional Director Rafael Y. Abrogar II, and TESDA 12 provincial directors.

Army initiates peace dialogues for safe, secure BSKE 2023

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao del Norte  – Military authorities have initiated separate dialogues with stakeholders of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE 2023) in a bid to help for the peaceful conduct of political exercises.

On Thursday, Brig. Gen. Nasser P. Lidasan, 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division assistant commander, also appealed for everybody’s cooperation to establish an environment conducive to the democratic process of electing local leaders in the communities.

147 rice retailers in Soccsksargen get P2.2-M gov’t subsidy

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Poe: Require 'live selfie' in SIM sign up

MANILA – Senator Grace Poe requested on Friday concerned agencies and telecommunications companies (telcos) to make "selfies" a requirement in the subscriber identity module (SIM) registration.

To prevent more fraud and scamming, Poe said selfies or one's photograph taken by oneself, should be part of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11934 or the SIM Registration Act.

MILG's project "TuGoN" okays ex-combatants' business plans, ensures sustainable livelihood

Project TuGoN, or Tulong ng Gobyernong Nagmamalasakit, of the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government, in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade, Investment, and Tourism, validated the proposed business plans and locations of 115 former members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.

In a statement, the MILG said it took place in barangays of the Special Geographic Area and municipalities in Maguindanao del Sur from August 21 to 25, 2023.

PBBM appoints Maj. Gen Crespillo as WestMinCom commander

President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. has designated Major General Steve D Crespillo as the 17th Commander of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom).

Mga PWDs at Seniors, pinayuhan ng Comelec BARMM na bumuto ng maaga

COMELEC-BARMM, patuloy ang panawagan sa mga PWDs, seniors at pregnant women na bumoto ng maaga sa panahon ng BSKE

SINABI ito ni COMELEC-BARMM Regional Director Atty. Ray Sumalipao sa Alerto Bangsamoro Program sa DXMS Radyo Bida.

Ayon kay Atty. Sumalipao, handang gawin ng COMELEC ang planong early voting hours.

Layunin aniya nito na gawing prayoridad sa pagboto ang nasabing mga vulnerable sektor tulad ng senior citizens, may mga kapansanan o PWDs, indigenous people at mga buntis para hindi na sila kailangan pang pumila.



PNP tags 2 Daulah Islamiyah members as suspects in MSU bombing

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday identified the two persons of interest (POI) allegedly linked to the Dec. 3 bombing...

SK gov offers P1-M for arrest of MSU bombers

KORONADAL CITY  – A P1 million reward will be given for any information on the identification, whereabouts, and eventual arrest of persons...

3 face illegal possession of 6 rifles, narcotics raps

COTABATO CITY -  The Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region confirmed on Tuesday that the three residents of this city captured...

NDBC BIDA BALITA (Dec. 6, 2023)

HEADLINE 1   NOTRE DAME University sa Cotabato City, may 32 BAR passers; Babaeng Jail Officer sa BARMM, isa naman sa mga pumasa 2023...

32 NDU College of Law graduates, pumasa sa BAR exams; BJMP BARMM official pumasa din

ABOT sa 32 mga graduate ng Bachelor of Laws ng Notre Dame University o NDU Cotabato City ang pumasa sa kakatapos lang 2023 bar examinations. Batay...