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Central Mindanao accounts for largest number of graft cases in Mindanao

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Central Mindanao beats other Mindanao regions in the number of officials facing graft charges lodged in the Office of the Ombudsman, according to Deputy Ombudsman for Mindanao Rodolfo Elman.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

9 soldiers in Central Mindanao face drug use probe

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Nine soldiers assigned to various units in Central Mindanao have been placed under restriction and face an investigation after they tested positive for illegal drug use.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Dengue surge reported in Central Mindanao


Dengue downed 12,719 people in Central Mindanao last year, almost three times more than the number of people the mosquito-borne disease sent to hospitals in 2012, the regional office of the Department of Health said Wednesday.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police arrest leader of notorious terrorist Al Khobar group

Terrorist suspect Jabide Abdul alias Zabide/Beds, leader of Al Khobar Group. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/PNP-PIO

A leader of a notorious terrorist group believed to be responsible in several bomb attacks in Central Mindanao since 2006 that killed 31 persons and wounded more than a hundred others, has been arrested by police authorities in Sultan Kudarat, a Philippine National Police official said Thursday.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

15 rabies deaths recorded in Central Mindanao this year


Rabies kills, and this was the message that the regional office of the Department of Health in Central Mindanao sought to convey to the public when it announced Wednesday that all 15 persons reported to it to have been bitten by dogs between January and September this year had died.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Central Mindanao rice harvests increase


Mild dry spell and typhoons notwithstanding, Central Mindanao increased its rice production to 535,468 metric tons during the first six months of the year.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rains bring floods to Central Mindanao villages

Relentless rains for the past few days led to flooding in 15 villages here and in Sarangani and South Cotabato provinces.

Posted: January 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

MILF probes bomb attacks, threats in Central Mindanao


The leadership of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front said it was conducting its own investigation on recent terror threats using explosives in Central Mindanao.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

BIR still going after Pacquiao

Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao. FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Central Mindanao says it is not giving up on its case against world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for his failure to answer the agency’s summonses and submit his 2010 tax documents.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Cotabato to probe DPWH dredging project

The city’s legislative body is poised to investigate an abandoned multimillion dredging project of the national government.

Posted: June 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Central Mindanao workers to get P10 pay hike

Workers in Central Mindanao are to receive a daily wage increase of P10-P14 after the region’s wage board approved a petition to adjust minimum daily wages amid a continuing increase in fuel prices.

Posted: March 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

26 agents of LTO sacked for extortion on highway

At least 26 agents of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Central Mindanao have been dismissed this month amid complaints of extortion from motorists.

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao wage boards study need for new hikes

The regional wage board for Central Mindanao might order companies to increase workers’ wages even if labor groups had not demanded it.

Posted: November 16th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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