By Carmel Loise Matus
Employees of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) have asked President Benigno Aquino III to investigate three agency officials for changing procedures to allow a contractor to corner a P105-million project in Mindanao instead of letting farmers provide the labor as an alternative source of livelihood.
Some 500 students in higher school levels across the province have agreed to sacrifice the fun of their summer break to help those in the lower levels hone their reading skills.
Some 500 students in higher school levels across the province have agreed to sacrifice the fun of the Summer break for a more noble aim: help those in the lower levels to hone their reading skills.
By Edwin Fernandez
The Department of Labor and Employment’s regional office in Soccsksargen (South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos) is now using the Internet to process documents and even part of the salaries of students holding summer jobs in the government under the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES), officials said Wednesday.
In what could be described as a declaration of war against poverty, Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon recently launched Sulong Sarangani, a major province-wide development program specifically designed to address the socio-economic challenges of the province of Sarangani.
A 4.1 magnitude earthquake jolted off the coast of Davao Occidental before noon Monday, the state seismologist said.
The Sandiganbayan decision to convict and sentence to life in prison two incumbent provincial board members and seven former officials of the province for involvement in a 2003 case of pork barrel fund theft should serve as a lesson to all government officials, according to the anticorruption group that worked hard to have the case filed and tried.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Sandiganbayan on Thursday sentenced to life in prison two incumbent and seven former officials of Sarangani for malversation of provincial funds amounting to P475,000 in 2002.
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake off Davao Occidental at 5:33 p.m. Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
The closure of one of the oldest rural banks here caught its depositors by surprise as there had been no indication it was in financial trouble.
By Edwin Fernandez
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.
Former Sarangani Gov. Miguel Dominguez confirmed that infrastructure projects funded under the pork barrel of former lone district Rep. Erwin Chiongbian were implemented.
By Allan Nawal
The suspected leader of a notorious gun-for-hire gang operating in Davao del Sur and Sarangani province fell into the hands of authorities following weeks of planning, a report from the Southern Mindanao police’s intelligence division said Tuesday.