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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.

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.

Tribal leaders ask South Cotabato provincial board to lift mining ban

Ethnic Blaan and T’boli leaders submitted Friday to the South Cotabato provincial board a petition to lift the open-pit mining ban.

Big agri project launched in upland Lanao del Sur town

Residents of Amai Manabilang, Lanao del Sur will benefit from a joint corn and soya production venture of the Southern Philippines Development Authority (SPDA) and a bloc of local and foreign benefactors.

‘Mindanao One for Peace’ dialogue in Maguindanao

Peace advocates agreed to foster together unity among Moro and non-Moro people in Maguindanao and in Cotabato City during a forum Wednesday. 

BARMM to set up ‘one-stop-shop’ service hub

The labor ministry of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will soon have a “one-stop-shop” service hub for the local communities.

South Cotabato provincial lawmakers lament church ‘interference’ over mining ban review

South Cotabato’s provincial lawmakers lamented on the threats from church leaders to campaign against them during the 2022 elections if they lift a local ban on open-pit mining now under  review.

PH urged to comply with new WHO air quality guidelines as Manila nearly triples ‘safe’ limits

Greenpeace Philippines is calling on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to adopt the new limits and expedite the review of the country’s air quality standards, which have largely remained the same since 1999.

Fear of COVID-19 transmission prompts town health personnel to refuse treating a road crash victim

Fearing that the road crash victim brought to the health facility of Zamboanga Sibugay town Monday, September 20, the health personnel referred the victim to the nearest hospital for treatment.