Reducing the budget of the Department of Health (DOH) next year would be a disservice to the Filipino people since it would impact the funding of state-run hospitals , a lawmaker said.
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The proposed bridge that would connect Tubod, Lanao del Norte and Tangub City in Misamis Occidental is targeted to be completed by 2021, a DPWH-10 official said over the weekend.
After it gained recognition as the cleanest coastline last year, the Tubajon Aquamarine Park in Misamis Oriental will once again be put on the spotlight as tourism officials from all over the country will visit it when they converge here for a convention on Oct 3-6.
Concerned that it might be used by some Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) employees in committing illegal acts following the unlawful release of more than a hundred container vans recently, a group of importers have raised an alarm over the decision of BOC-10 officials to put an x-ray machine outside its designated examination area at the Mindanao Container Terminal in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.
The Phil. Drug Enforcement Agency-10 (PDEA-10) has expressed dismay over the decision of a local judge to acquit an alleged “drug queen” and several others who are facing drug-related charges.
The National Food Authority-10 (NFA-10) has confirmed on Friday that there is no hoarding of rice at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, although the city government will still have to dig deeper to see if there are commercial grains dealers who may be stashing their rice supply to the detriment of consumers.
At least P3.4 million worth of illegal substance was confiscated by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives in a raid in Iligan City Wednesday.
A Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) official has confirmed that they have already got hold of a copy of the “Christian policy agenda” submitted by a group of Christian church leaders based in the new Bangsamoro political entity that will be established following the passage of Republic Act 11054 or the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
Not wanting to be just a mere bystander once a new Bangsamoro political entity will be created following the enactment of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) recently, a group of Christian church officials is pushing for the crafting of policies that will be inclusive to all who are living in the Muslim-dominated territories in Mindanao.
The local government of Misamis Oriental will pour in millions of pesos to develop new tourism sites and to upgrade existing ones as the province is gearing up to host the 36th annual Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (Atop) next month.