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PRC opens 14th molecular laboratory in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) opened here on Saturday its 14th molecular laboratory to help boost testing capacity for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) nationwide.   The testing laboratory, esta ...

BOOSTING TESTING CAPACITY. The PRC molecular testing facility opens on Saturday (Sept. 18, 2021) in Cotabato City. The facility can process up to 2,00 ...

PNA | 15 hours ago

Mindanao

110K doses of various Covid vax brands arrive in Davao

DAVAO CITY – A total of 110,460 doses of various coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine brands arrived at the Davao International Airport via Cebu Pacific flight 5J 957 Saturday morning. In an official Facebook page p ...

DOH-11

PNA | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Suspected ASG financer killed in Sulu shootout

ZAMBOANGA CITY – An alleged financer of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and one of the most wanted persons in the country was killed in a shootout early Friday in Sulu. Col. Rexmel Reyes, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director, identified ...

Photo courtesy of 4MBDE

PNA | 2 days ago

Mindanao

Urban poor, 'gated' communities, common COVID outbreak areas in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – People residing in urban poor and "gated" communities are the most common places coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients reside, the City Health Office (CHO) said Thursday. Dr. Teodoro Yu, CHO's Eme ...

Dr. Teodoro Yu, the Emergency Operations Center in-charge of Cagayan de Oro's City Health Office (Screengrab)

PNA | 2 days ago

Mindanao

PH can't get F-16 jets for now due to budget woes

MANILA – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday said the Philippines is unlikely to acquire Lockheed Martin F-16 jet fighters for its multi-role fighter (MFR) program for now due to budgetary constraints. "Sa ngayon, malab ...

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (Screengrab from Zoom presser)

PNA | 3 days ago

Mindanao

91.13% of COVID-19 cases from Sept 5 to 11 unvaxxed: Sara

Of Davao City’s new COVID-19 cases of 3,304 from September 5 to 11 or  Morbidity Week 36 of 2021, 91.13 percent were unvaccinated while 8.86 (293) were vaccinated. Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte bared this during the 87.5 Davao City D ...

Davao City Information Office | 5 days ago

Mindanao

3 minors captured in Bukidnon, victims of CPP-NPA deception

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City – The Communist Party of the Philippines–New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) continues to violate children's rights as evidenced by the recent capture of three child soldiers i ...

4th Infantry Division Photo

PNA | 1 week ago

Mindanao

DPWH completes construction of CDO convention center

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Wednesday announced the completion of the Cagayan de Oro City Convention Center's main building, 20 years after the start of its construction. The inauguration ...

COMPLETION. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar gives a speech inside the newly established main building of the Cagayan de Oro City Conve ...

PNA | 1 week ago

Mindanao

3,700 OFWs, families get vaccinated in Davao City

Around 3,700 overseas Filipino workers (OFW), who are bound for abroad, including their immediate family members, availed of the two-week free vaccination rollout of the City Government of Davao at the Matina Town Square (MTS) compound. On September ...

Davao City Information Office | 1 week ago

Mindanao

COVID SURGE: Davao City hits 65 percent TTMF utilization rate

Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has asked the health group of the COVID-19 Task Force to review the criteria of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (MEID) on the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) amid the city’s surge of CO ...

Davao City Information Office | 1 week ago