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16 Maguindanao LGUs align to improve water source

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: At least 16 municipalities of this province have organized the Central Maguindanao Development Cooperation (CMDC) to focus on the issues of water and natural resource management. The towns are Ampatuan, Datu Abdullah Sangki, Datu Anggal Midtimbang, Datu Hoffer, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Datu Piang, Datu Salibo, Datu Saudi, …

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P446M up for poverty cut in Quirino

CABARROGUIS, Quirino: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) has allotted P446.5million ($9.5 million) grant for the five-year implementation of a project to reduce rural poverty in Quirino province. The project will start in 2018. Myung Seop Shin, Koica country director, and Gov. Junie Cua signed on December 7 the project’s …

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BFAR warns of fish kill in Taal Lake

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 4A has advised local government units in Batangas to warn fish cage operators against the current quality of water in Taal lake that may lead to fish kill. BFAR 4A Advisory No. 12, Series of 2017, dated December 12 states that …

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Suspected cholera cases reach one million in Yemen

SANAA: The number of suspected cholera cases in war-torn Yemen has reached one million, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. “Yemen suspected cholera cases has reached the threshold of one million, amplifying the suffering of the country caught up in a brutal war,” the ICRC said …

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18 dead in fitness center blaze in Skorea

SEOUL: At least 18 people were killed and 24 injured on Thursday in a major blaze at a building housing a sports center and public bath in the South Korean city of Jecheon, officials said. The fire broke out around 4 p.m. local time (0700 GMT) and quickly engulfed the …

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Online sleuthing leads to recovery of stolen camera

It was a conclusion fit for the holiday season: a stolen camera returned to its rightful owner, and a replacement gifted to the church that had unknowingly purchased the stolen item on Kijiji. Stirling Donnelly is a Calgary DJ and live streaming enthusiast. A couple of months ago, he fell …

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