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Earthquake Fire

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Classes in all schools and all levels in Davao City suspended as post-quake precaution

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Oct) – Mayor Sara Duterte has ordered the suspension of classes in all public and private schools in all levels Thursday to allow for a safety inspection of school buildings. All classes in public and private schools in Davao City, from kindergarten to post-graduate studies, are suspended, she said, because […].....»»

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2 killed, many injured in Mindanao quake

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 17 Oct) – Two persons died while several others were injured as a result of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that hit Mindanao Wednesday night. One of the fatalities was six-year-old Janave Senda, who was from neighboring Datu Paglas town in Maguindanao who was rushed to Tulunan District Hospital after she was […].....»»

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Almost half of Gaisano-GenSan gutted by fire

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 17 Oct) – A fire that broke out at the Gaisano Mall here after the magnitude 6.3 earthquake Wednesday evening has so far razed almost half of the entire compound, and firemen are still fighting the blaze the morning after, reports said. The fire erupted following a strong aftershock past […].....»»

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Quake caused cracks at GenSan city hall, but building safe

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 17 Oct) – Minor cracks were found at the city hall building here while portions of the ceiling of two shopping malls and several other structures here have collapsed as a result of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that rocked parts of Mindanao on Wednesday night. Mayor Ronnel Rivera said Thursday […].....»»

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8 localities in South Cotabato, GenSan suspend classes in quake aftermath

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 17 Oct) – Eight localities in South Cotabato province suspended classes in public and private schools Thursday to check the integrity of campus facilities following the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that jolted a large part of Mindanao Wednesday night, an official said. Rolly Doanne Aquino, operations and warning head of the South […].....»»

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Family buried in DavSur town, 2 died and 3 rescued

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Oct) – A family living in a far-flung community in Barangay Malawanit in the municipality of Magsaysay, Davao del Sur was buried in a landslide shortly after the magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Wednesday evening, killing the mother and her nine-month-old son. Anthony Allada, information officer of Magsaysay town, said that […].....»»

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Hospital Al Fresco

Hospital Al Fresco.....»»

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For Ground Zero IDPs, there’s no going back

By Luz Rimban Agenda for Hope Project Ateneo de Manila University MOST AFFECTED AREA (MAA), Marawi City – Construction workers are clearing the area that was the main battleground between government forces and extremist rebels, carting away the debris of a war that hogged international headlines two years ago. MAA, also known as Ground Zero, […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2019Related News

GenSan unveils ‘Monument of Peace’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 16 Oct) – The city government unveiled on Tuesday its newest cultural landmark dubbed “monument of peace.” City officials led by Mayor Ronnel Rivera formally opened to the public and introduced the monument, which is located at the rotunda of the Apopong-Sinawal junction or the city’s circumferential road in Barangay […].....»»

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Family life is never the same in Marawi

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 16 Oct) – Crammed inside a 24-square-meter house is how the 16 members of the family of Norhayne Dimapinggun have lived ever since their family compound was destroyed at the height of the Marawi siege two years ago. Dimapinggun had to construct a small extension at the back of the house […].....»»

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Magnitude 6.3 quake hits NorthCot

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 16 Oct) – A magnitude 6.3 earthquake with epicenter in North Cotabato alarmed Mindanawons early evening Wednesday as it caused blackouts and panic, forcing people to run out of malls and houses. Initial reports said a fire occurred at the Gaisano Mall in neighboring General Santos City because of the quake. […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2019Related News

Site preparations for Davao’s waste-to-energy project underway

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Oct) – Despite the resistance of environmentalists here, Mayor Sara Duterte said the local government is pushing through with the waste-to-energy (WTE) project as among the programs and campaigns that her administration is undertaking to achieve a “cleaner and greener city.” In her State of the City Address (SOCA) at […].....»»

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DPWH commits P2.6B for new roads and bridges in Davao next year – Mayor Duterte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Oct) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has committed to allocate P2.6 billion to build more roads and bridges in Davao City next year, Mayor Sara Duterte said. In her State of the City Address (SOCA) on Monday, Duterte said the DPWH would undertake more road and […].....»»

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29 of 70 unexploded bombs in Marawi’s Ground Zero detonated; 30th on Wednesday

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 15 October) – A total of 29 of 70 general purpose bombs that were dropped but did not explode in Marawi’s Ground Zero during the five-month war in 2017 between government forces and the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group have been detonated, with the 30th—a 260-pounder bomb—on Wednesday, October 16. Lt. Col. […].....»»

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Grenade explodes near Catholic church in Maguindanao

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 15 Oct) – A grenade explosion rocked the vicinity of a Catholic church at poblacion Datu Piang, Maguindanao Monday evening, military and church officials said. No one was hurt in the 8:15 p.m. explosion. Lt. Col. Dante Gania, acting chief of the Public Affairs Office of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, […].....»»

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PHOTO ESSAY: Talaandigs’ Panalawahig

SONGCO, Lantapan, Bukidnon (MindaNews / 14 October) — Indigenous Peoples of Bukidnon hold rituals for various purposes. Requirements such as the number of chickens and other offerings, may differ from one tribe to another and depend on the significance of a specific ritual. But common among these practices is the intention to seek the protection […].....»»

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Next generation

A Talaandig baby tries to play the bamboo flute of his father during the Panalawahig rituation beside the Alanib River in Songco, Lantapan, Bukidnon on October 11, 2019. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO             More photos .....»»

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Rituals and mobile phones

A Talaandig elder carries a chicken that had just been sacrificed during a ritual while a younger member plays with his mobile phone in Songco, Lantapan, Bukidnon on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2019Related News

DA-Davao warns vs invasive pest from South America

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 October) –The Department of Agriculture (DA)-Davao Region has expressed fears a species of a pest attacking some tropical and subtropical parts of South America and Asia have reached the Davao region after agriculturists recovered some larvae resembling that of a Fall Armyworm ((Spodoptera frugiperda) in Baguio District, Davao City, and […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2019Related News