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Month: December 2021

Mayoralty candidate weighs in on planned waste-to-energy facility in Zamboanga Sibugay town

While acknowledging the potential use of wastes as source of energy, a mayoralty candidate in Ipil town in Zamboanga Sibugay said before signing the agreement the local government has to consult the people.

FALSE: LACKS CONTEXT – Leni Robredo has no platform of government but only personal interest

It is necessary to fact check the claims made by the vlogger because the statement attributed to Robredo was lifted out of context to make it appear that Robredo has no other intention than personal interest.

BARMM extends aid to Dinagat Island residents

The Bangsamoro government shipped Wednesday, December 22 more than 10 tons of food rations and other relief provisions for typhoon-stricken residents of Dinagat Island in Surigao del Norte.

Two cops, 2 others perish in North Cotabato shootout

Two murder suspects and two policemen perished in a shootout in Barangay Bialong in Mlang, North Cotabato early Wednesday, December 22.

Greenpeace: lack of strong climate action in the face of supertyphoons unacceptable

Amid relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Typhoon Rai (local name Odette), Greenpeace Philippines demanded an end to fossil fuels, and stronger climate action from rich nations, including compensation for loss and damage, aside from more money for climate finance.

96% of 2GO employees get vaccinated

In its continuing commitment to provide a safe working environment and help fight the coronavirus disease, 2GO Group, Inc., the Philippine’s largest transportation and logistics provider, offered free COVID-19 vaccines to its employees, and has completed its vaccination drive.

TVIRD, Zambo Sur town provide relief to flood victims

The Filipino’s bayanihan spirit of unity and cooperation was experienced once again by the residents of Bayog town in Zamboanga del Sur badly hit by the floods and incessant rains brought by a low-pressure area (LPA) off Surigao del Sur on November 16. 

BIFF’s elusive commander, followers surrender in Maguindanao

An elusive terrorist whom the three former commanders of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division during their stints failed to neutralize by force finally surrendered Sunday.

#OdettePH flattens village as residents scramble for food

Surigao City survivors face further adversity in the wake of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) as they find themselves homeless right before the holidays.

Two Zamboanga Peninsula areas top DOH list of places with new COVID-19 cases

While COVID-19 cases are on the decline in Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga City, the two areas have topped the list of provinces and highly-urbanized and independent cities outside the National Capital Region (NCR) with new cases on Monday, December 20.