Impending higher electric bills, alleged mismanagement, and unpaid loans and losses in hundreds of millions of pesos are among the issues the electric cooperative in Camiguin will be explaining to the members of the Lower House as residents in this island-province are bracing for what could become a looming power crisis in one of the country’s prime tourist destinations.
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Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) Bishop Felixberto Calang has questioned the way more than a dozen individuals were arrested by law enforcers in General Santos City on Wednesday night.
Northern Mindanao’s crime incidence went down significantly in a span of six months this year, the Philippine National Police-10 (PNP-10) said.
With the delay of the resumption of the negotiations, a church leader said it is up to the Duterte administration to “salvage” the peace talks between the government and the communists.
Hundreds of loiterers were rounded up all over Northern Mindanao since the Philippine National Police (PNP) started its “anti-tambay” operation on instruction of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte, the police regional office said.
Various tribal groups in the region held a protest-rally against the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Mindanao Cluster Convergence Summit here on Wednesday.
Apprehensive that the re-scheduling of the peace talks could further result to the escalation of the armed conflict and dislocation of civilians especially in the countryside, Mindanao multi-sectoral leaders have asked the Duterte administration to push for the resumption of the negotiation and to “do all the necessary steps and forward reforms that would end poverty in all forms.”
A Higaonon tribal leader performs “singampo,” a ritual purposely asking the “Magbabaya” (Creator) to protect them and their children and to hasten their return to their community, on Monday, June 19, in Cagayan de Oro City. (More…) (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
A tribal leader has expressed his dismay over the resetting of the peace talks between the Duterte administration and the communist rebels saying the indigenous peoples (IPs) of Mindanao are the first victims of the ongoing armed conflict being waged by the guerrillas against the government.
Following the conviction of Australian pedophile Peter Gerard Scully for qualified trafficking and sexual abuse of female minors, the Regional Prosecutor’s Office has warned individuals who may have possessed or circulated pornographic photo graphs or video clips online, whether related to the case or not, that such act is punishable by law.