Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation 

KORONADAL CITY, June 17 –- Police and military authorities here have been placed on heightened alert for possible retaliatory attacks from communist rebels after a clash with government forces Friday morning that left two rebels killed.

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Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation 

KORONADAL CITY, June 17 –- Police and military authorities here have been placed on heightened alert for possible retaliatory attacks from communist rebels after a clash with government forces Friday morning that left two rebels killed.

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Comelec, Eastmincom now halfway in retrieving remaining election materials

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec, Eastmincom now halfway in retrieving remaining election materials 

DAVAO CITY, May 10 — The Commission in Elections (Comelec)-11 and the Armed Forces of the Philippines are now completing the retrieval process of all election paraphernalia from the polling centers in the far-flung areas under the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom).

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South Cotabato steps up preparations for catch-up immunization drive

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on South Cotabato steps up preparations for catch-up immunization drive 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Feb. 15 — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have stepped their preparations for the scheduled catch-up immunization drive next week on measles rubella and polio.

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NIA sets closure of 5 irrigation systems in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on NIA sets closure of 5 irrigation systems in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Feb. 15 — The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) will close down anew in the next three months five major irrigation systems in parts of South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces to facilitate their repair and rehabilitation.

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BFAR-12 allots PHP5.7M for development of fish landing centers

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR-12 allots PHP5.7M for development of fish landing centers 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 29 — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) – Region 12 has allocated around P5.7 million for the development of two community fish landing centers (CFLCs) in two coastal communities in the region.

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2 South Cotabato farmers to study modern farming techniques in Japan

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 South Cotabato farmers to study modern farming techniques in Japan 

KORONADAL CITY, Oct. 19 — Two farmers from South Cotabato will travel to Japan later this month to study modern farming techniques that they could apply upon their return to improve productivity, agriculture officials said Monday.

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More DOT-accredited accommodations in Sox pushed

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on More DOT-accredited accommodations in Sox pushed 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 7 (PNA) — The local government units in Soccskargen, or simply Sox, have set a target of getting more accommodations within the region that are accredited under the Department of Tourism (DOT).

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PWRD, re-employed by former company, thanks to ECC’s KaGabay Program

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on PWRD, re-employed by former company, thanks to ECC’s KaGabay Program 

MANILA, April 28 — William Layuan is a former maintenance worker of Dole Philippines who accidentally injured his fingers while working. As his injury was proven work-related, he was granted permanent partial disability benefit under the Employee Compensation (EC) Program.

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Dengue cases in 4 S. Cotabato towns drop

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dengue cases in 4 S. Cotabato towns drop 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 21 — Health authorities in South Cotabato have noted a significant reduction in dengue cases during the first two months of the year in four municipalities in the area.

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