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PRO-BAR honors cops with excellent performance

PARANG, Maguindanao - Police Brigadier General Eden T Ugale, Regional Director, PRO BAR bestowed awards to deserving personnel for the good deeds they have done in line of duty during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony at Camp BGen Salipada K Pendatun, Parang, Maguindanao on August 2, 2021.

3 pang karagdagang barangay halls itatayo ng BARMM

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao - Magkatuwang na pinasimulan kahapon ni Bangsamoro Local Government Minister Naguib Sinarimbo at Mayor Cheryl Ann Lu ang pagpapatayo ng tatlong mga bagong barangay halls sa bayan.

Ang mga barangay halls ay itatayo sa Barangay Makir, Kurintem at Labungan bilang capacity-building intervention, o good governance promotion initiative ng Ministry of the Interior and Local Government-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MILG-BARMM) para sa mga barangay governments ng mga naturang lugar.

Maguindanao vows to end Moro’s misery in flooded areas

COTABATO CITY – Maguindanao Gov. Bai Mariam Sangki-Mangudadatu on Thursday has ordered the Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) to look for quick and permanent solution to the recurring floods in Datu Salibo and nearby towns.

At the same time, Gov. Mangudadatu also enjoined all the people of the towns of Datu Salibo, Datu Saudi Ampatuan and Datu Piang “to be part of the solution than mere spectators of this decades old problem.”

Former colleagues recall Aquino’s passion for service

MANILA – Senators recalled how ex-president Benigno “Noynoy" Aquino III, also their former colleague, fulfilled his duties as a public servant with fervor.

Aquino died at the Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City on Thursday. He was 61.

Senator Imee Marcos remembered they were both neophytes in Congress in 1998 — she from Ilocos Norte’s Second District and Aquino from Tarlac.

She said she “will always treasure the memories of our long years together as freshmen legislators” and until 2007.

MSSD allocates P4M for indigent patients in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY — Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD), Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital, and Maguindanao Provincial Hospital entered into agreements, amounting to Php4,000,000.00, to cater the medical needs of indigent patients in Maguindanao.
 
MSSD Minister Atty. Raissa Jajurie, Maguindanao Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) Chief Dr. Elizabeth Samama, and Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital Chief Dr. Ibrahim V. Pangato. Jr. signed Memoranda of Agreements (MOAs) on June 17 and 18.
 

DBS barangay execs back entry of mayor to UBJP

COTABATO CITY --- Barangay leaders in what could now be Maguindanao’s most peaceful town are certain their mayor’s having joined the United Bangsamoro Justice Party will boost their municipal government’s development initiatives.

Mayor Marshall Sinsuat, mayor of the seaside Datu Blah Sinsuat town in Maguindanao, joined the UBJP last May 8.

The Datu Blah Sinsuat is most known as DBS, a booming town along the west coast of Maguindanao province.

TESDA 12 trains Army, PNP to be photovoltaic installation instructors

KORONADAL CITY – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA-12) has created a new approach to reach the unreached and to serve the underserved areas in the region.

Soldiers and policemen have gathered for the 3-day “Multiplier Training” for the “TESDA Dose’s Project TALA or TESDA Alay ay Liwanag at Asenso.”

The training was aimed to equip the police and military personnel with different approaches as they will train the Indigenous Peoples in the far-flung areas in Region 12.

Duterte confident AFP modernization program ‘already paying off’

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday expressed confidence that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Program is “already paying off,” considering the significant gains achieved by the military to maintain peace and order in the country.

In a speech delivered before his troops at the Clark Air Base in Pampanga, Duterte said he had approved the proposed acquisition of more combat utility helicopters for the AFP to allow soldiers to fulfill their role in protecting the entire nation.

Key points on President Rodrigo Duterte’s public address

• PRRD addressed the problem, reiterates that the country is still fighting against COVID-19: We are fighting a deadly enemy. Ang COVID virus is still around.

• PRRD: I cannot be complacent... by December I think there will be trials. “If the vaccine of Russia and China are equally good and effective just like any other vaccine invented by any country, I will buy first,” he added.

• Duterte on COVID-19 vaccine: I hope that the Chinese and Russian government, when we buy, we will go into bidding.

Duterte delivers his SONA, hits Sen. Drilon in opening statement

President Duterte delivers his State of the Nation Address before 50 members of House of Representatives and Senate of the Philippines.

In his opening salvo, Duterte hits Sen. Franklin Drilon for defending the oligarch in the country who destroys and manipulates the economy and for being politically bias during the last elections. 

"It is sad that while the government focuses its attention and resources to battle the coronavirus there are those who take advantage of a pre-occupied government," the President said.

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