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Mining company wants to adopt two Zamboanga del Sur rivers

TVI Resource Development Philippines Inc. (TVIRD) has asked the government’s permission to adopt two of the town’s vital bodies of water.

Seven from NPA `extortion group’ yield to Army

The seven members of the New People’s Army (NPA) from Sultan Kudarat province who surrendered Sunday allegedly belonged to a group collecting “protection money” from traders and ordinary people.

Basilan: Fake QR code IDs seized from residents

Authorities are now probing on the circulation of fake COVID-19 contact tracing identification cards in Isabela City in Basilan, seized from residents in operations that started over the weekend.

Zamboanga Peninsula climbs third spot among high-risk regions

Zamboanga Peninsula has climbed to third spot among the COVID-19 high-risk regions with critical care utilization rates, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Highway cutting through former Abu Sayyaf lair in Basilan almost done

Peace is felt in the once dangerous Sampinit Complex in Basilan as a result of a road project straddling through its forests where the Abu Sayyaf once ran a ruthless shadow government.

BARMM projects in full swing

The Bangsamoro government is presently constructing 11 municipal buildings and 56 barangay halls in different areas inside its core territory.

Basilan guv wants poll official ambush solved

Gov. Jim Salliman, reiterated Wednesday his appeal to authorities to solve Monday’s ambush of an election officer in Basilan.

Koronadal City: Two suspected drug dealers arrested

Two suspected drug dealers were arrested for selling P136,000 worth of shabu to non-uniformed agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

2 soldiers, cop, 2 cohorts nabbed for peddling government firearms

Five gunrunners, one of them a policeman and two soldiers, were arrested in the act of selling four assault rifles and five pistols in an entrapment operation Tuesday in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.

Gunmen shot dead three tricy drivers in Midsayap, North Cotabato

Gunmen shot dead three tricycle drivers in an attack in Midsayap town in North Cotabato Monday.