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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.

Comelec, PH Army beef up security preps for October BSKE

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will coordinate with the Philippine Army to beef up security preparations for Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) on Oct. 30. 

In a Viber message, Comelec spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco said newly installed Philippine Army Commanding General Lt.Gen. Roy Galido on Friday paid a courtesy call to Comelec chairperson George Erwin Garcia. 

PBBM names Galido as 66th Philippine Army chief

ZAMBOANGA CITY - President Ferdinand BongBong Marcos Jr today appointed Lt. Gen. Roy Galido as the 66th commanding general of the Phillippine Army, replacing Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner who was named AFP chief earlier. 

Galido belonged to PMA Class 90 Bigkis Lahi and currently the head of Western Mindanao Command based in Zamboanga City. 

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