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Military units have stabilized the situation in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur following a clash with Maute Group terrorists allied with Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon. "The situation in Marawi has been stabilized. Security forces are in full control of the situation. The armed men we are dealing with are...
At least 7,000 construction workers are needed in Northern Mindanao due to the region's booming economy. Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (Tesda) Director General Guiling Mamondiong disclosed this as Tesda launched Friday the Regional Training Center for Construction in Libertad town, Misamis Oriental. Courses to be offered by the training...
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has announced more than 1,500 job vacancies in the countries of Saudi Arabia, Germany, Japan, and Taiwan. Marietta Bellotindos, POEA regional director, said that no placement fee is required since the hiring of employees is government-to-government. Bellotindos said the job vacancies are: For the Kingdom...
Thousands of visitors have flocked to a new tourist attraction here that mainly features a sunflower field, the first of its kind in Region 12, which is also known as the Soccsksargen region. Arturo “Tol” Mariano, co-owner of the family-run Blooming Petals, Inc. Agri-Tourism Park, said they imported the sunflower...
The Allied Care Experts (ACE) Medical Center, a fast-growing chain of hospitals, is opening up a branch to provide quality medical services in this city and to the nearby provinces. Dr. Amado Enriquez, ACE Medical Group president, said that entry of ACE Medical Center is to provide opportunity to medical...
The Mount Hamiguitan Heritage Park, the historic Pusan Point and the famous Aliwagwag Falls are just three of Davao Oriental’s heritage and tourism sites that will be highlighted in the upcoming launching of the “2018 Kabilin Festival." Next month, Davao Oriental will hold a soft festival launch as a prelude...
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Manila has suspended the operation of all UV Express Service plying between Davao City and towns in Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental and other neighboring provinces. The LTFRB issued the suspension order after Wednesday’s deadly road accident wherein a...
The city government has stepped up its preparations for the 2017 Kalilangan Festival and its 78th foundation anniversary celebration slated later this month. Dr. Marilyn Abiera, Kalilangan Festival director, said Wednesday necessary arrangements for the festivities are being arranged in time for the soft opening on Feb. 14, and grand...
The city government is making the necessary preparation for the upcoming Zamboanga Hermosa Festival 2017 to showcase this city’ cultural heritage. The Zamboanga Hermosa Festival is the grandest celebration held every October of the year the highlight of which is the feast of Our Lady of the Pillar, the most...
This trading capital of Northern Mindanao needs a comprehensive traffic management plan to solve the city’s annoying traffic congestion, a city official said Wednesday. City Councilor Romeo Calizo, chair of the city council committee on police and public safety, said he has submitted a comprehensive traffic plan for the city,...