P11.9-M assistance given to Marawi IDPs

ILIGAN CITY, June 3 (PIA/Mindanao Hour)--- A total of P11,987,164.90 worth of food and non-food assistance has been extended to internally displaced persons (IDPs) brought about by Marawi Crisis as of 2:00 p.m. of June 2 as reported by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) at the Regional Command and C... Read more

73IB recovers arms cache, high-powered firearms in Malita

MALITA, Davao Occidental, June 3 – Troops from 73rd Infantry Battalion unearthed on Thursday morning (June 1), an arm cache believed to belong to the New People’s Army of Guerilla Front 71, Far South Mindanao Regional Command. With the help of a former NPA rebel who surrendered to the unit, t... Read more

New weapons displayed on Navy’s 119th anniversary

  DAVAO CITY- The public were treated with a showcase of Philippine Navy’s new weapon systems during the 'open house' of two Philippine Navy ships docked at Sasa Wharf here in Davao City yesterday (June 1).   These new weapon systems include missiles, vessels and helicopter ... Read more

87 graduate from TESDA-accredited courses in DavSur town

MAGSAYSAY, Davao del Sur, June 02 – At least 87 graduated on Tuesday from three courses duly sanctioned by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) as part of the local government’s Community-Based Inclusive Growth Development Program. Mayor Arthur Davin said the gradu... Read more

Earthquake awareness seminar held in Mati City

  DAVAO CITY June 2 (PIA)- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology conducted several seminar-workshops on Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness for Local Government Units (LGUs) and Barangay Officials of Mati City. The one-day workshops were held last May 30, 31 and June 1 ... Read more

MGen Clement assumes 10th ID command

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, June 2 (PIA) - - Major General Noel Clement, formerly the deputy chief of staff for operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), now holds the commandership of the 10th Infantry “Agila” Division.   In a ceremony yesterday in Mawab town in Compostel... Read more

Pagsasanay sa psycho-social support para sa mga IDPs, isinasagawa

ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, 02June (PIA/Mindanao Hour)- Hindi lang sa pagkain nabubuhay ang tao.  Sa kasalukuyang kalagayan ng mga Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) sanhi ng Marawi Crisis, higit sa pagkain ang kanilang kailangan upang sila’y maibalik sa dati nilang kalagayan. Nangangailangan ... Read more

Mawab’s barangay nutrition scholar represents ComVal in regional contest

MAWAB, Compostela Valley  (PIA) - - Gloria Kudera of Barangay Tuboran in Mawab town represents the province of Compostela Valley in the search for outstanding barangay nutrition scholar (BNS) for 2016.   Kudera was last year’s runner-up in the provincial level, which was won by Daisy BOlli... Read more

DavNor to open Info Kiosk, hold ASEAN multisectoral forum

DAVAO CITY, June 1 (PIA) - - In time of its 50th founding anniversary as a province, the province government of Davao del Norte will hold activities that will feature the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.   Ahead of its golden year celebration, an inform... Read more

DepEd-XI ready to accept transferees from war-torn areas

DAVAO CITY June 1 (PIA)- The Department of Education in Region XI is ready to accept transferees from war-torn areas particularly from the City of Marawi where clashes between the Armed Forces and the Maute Terror Group are ongoing.   DepEd spokesperson Genelito Atillo said they are ready and... Read more

Philippine Navy holds 119th anniversary in Davao City

DAVAO CITY May 31 (PIA)- The Philippine Navy will be celebrating its 119th founding anniversary in Sasa Wharf in Davao City today (May 31). President Rodrigo Duterte will attend the celebration, which is the first to be held in his hometown, he will lead the commissioning of BRP Davao del Sur, th... Read more

Iligan, safe; runs business as usual

ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, 30May (PIA)—“It’s business as usual in Iligan City,” Iligan City Councilor Ryan Ong said in the press briefing this afternoon at the Regional Command and Coordination Center  set up in Iligan City to address the situation in Marawi City.   Chair of the C... Read more

Report people formenting hatred- Sara

DAVAO CITY May 30 (PIA) - In her Ramadan message, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio urged the public to report to authorities any information about people inciting hatred against any particular religion, color, race. “If dunay silay mahibal-an na ana na kampanya sa mga communities like hatred against C... Read more

39IB troops clash with NPAs in Matanao

MATANAO, Davao del Sur, May 29 –The  Scout Platoon of the 39th Infantry Battalion encountered undetermined number of New People’s Army rebels at around 8:00 am yesterday (May 29), at Sitio Datal Pitak, Barangay Colonsabak in the municipality of Matanao, Davao del Sur. The firefight lasted... Read more

With martial law CCTVs keeping watch over City

DAVAO CITY- The use of CCTV cameras in monitoring various corners of Davao City is complementing the security measures of the army and police being implemented under martial law.   “It is more heightened, the use of facilities of the PSSCC (Public Safety and Security Command Center) particu... Read more