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Over 500K Dabawenyos now fully vaccinated

DAVAO CITY – More than half a million Dabawenyos are now fully protected from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-2019), the city government here said Thursday. In a public post on their official Facebook page, the city government said as of S ...

(Photo courtesy of City Government of Davao Facebook Page)

PNA | 1 day ago

Mindanao

Marawi infra projects 80% complete

MANILA – The government-led rehabilitation efforts in Marawi City is already 80-percent complete, Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) chairperson and housing czar Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario said on Sunday. Despite the challenges posed by th ...

REPAIRED. A look inside the newly repaired White Mosque inside Marawi's most affected area during its inauguration on Thursday (Sept. 16, 2021). Task ...

PNA | 5 days ago

Mindanao

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 | 6 days 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 week 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 | 1 week 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 | 1 week 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 | 1 week 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 | 1 week 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 | 2 weeks 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 | 2 weeks ago