Butuan to undergo month-long localized quarantine

Mayor Ronnie Vicente Lagnada has issued an executive order placing the city—the economic hub of the Caraga Region –under localized community quarantine.

Signed on Tuesday, Lagnada's order established the quarantine starting midnight of March 19 (Thursday) and until April 18, 2020.

Lagnada said the quarantine …

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‘NPA leader’ nabbed in Surigao Sur

An alleged leader of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) was arrested on Thursday (March 19) by a joint team of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Army in Barangay Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur.

Authorities identified the suspect as Gloria Campos Tomalon …

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Cops nab alleged NPA rebel in Zambo City

Policemen arrested an alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebel in an intelligence-driven law enforcement operation here, an official said on Thursday.

Brig. Gen. Froilan Quidilla, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) director, identified the suspect as Camilo Bucoy, 57, of Barangay San Isidro, Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Quidilla …

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MinDA forms task group for food distribution

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) has established a task group to ensure that supplies needed for food production in Mindanao and transport facilities for food delivery and distribution would be made available.

In a Facebook post on Thursday, MinDA Sec. Emmanuel Piñol said the task …

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DOH confirms death of Covid-19 PUI in Soccsksargen

The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) confirmed late Thursday afternoon the death of a patient under investigation (PUI) from Sultan Kudarat province while still awaiting test results for the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Arjohn Gangoso, DOH-12 health education and promotions officer, said …

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NCAA Season 95 ended due to Covid-19

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced on Thursday that it is officially ending its current season, the 95th overall, due to the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

"The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced through the Policy Board of Season 95 president Francisco Cayco of …

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