More than 21 tons of frozen dressed chicken that arrived from Luzon on Tuesday are put on hold at the Tagoloan port in Misamis Oriental while the shipment load is being further verified over concern on the contamination of the poultry products in Pampanga.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) of Region 11 will be testing the city’s fowl population for any signs of avian flu amid a recorded outbreak of the virus in the country.
A brand of hand-made Matigsalug products is being prepared to meet international standards so it is ready for export this year.
A newly-established organization here proposed to have a common facility for them for livestock waste disposal and processing.
A Philippine senator said the country should have more barangay nutrition scholars to address the problems of the health sector including malnutrition.
The University of the Philippines system announced that it will not be collecting tuition from its students for the first semester of its academic year 2017 – 2018, regardless of financial status.
The City Tourism Office said it recorded an increase of tourist arrivals in the first half of the year compared to 2016 data, an official said.
The University of the Philippines Mindanao University Student Council (USC) lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing the free tuition bill but said it will remain vigilant as they continue to campaign for a mass-oriented education for all.
“Where do I pump? Where do I express my milk?” These are the common questions faced by breastfeeding mothers when in public places or establishments.
There were as many as 7,000 tuberculosis cases recorded in the Davao Region in the first two quarters of the year, a health official said, describing it as already half the number recorded last year.
Department of Health Regional Tuberculosis Program Medical Coordinator, Dr. Hansel Amoguis said “there’s still six months remaining to determine whether the number of cases detected have increased.”