A biking doctor from Cotabato nominee for outstanding health officer

By: Mlang News Bureau

A municipal doctor that hailed from the province of North Cotabato was one of the top five finalists for 2020 Outstanding Municipal Health Officer of the Philippines (Modelong Doktor Award), bestowed by the Association of the Municipal Health Officers of the Philippines.

Dr. Glecerio “Jun” Sotea, was instrumental in the establishment of the diabetes club and promote a healthy lifestyle through exercises and biking among sports-minded people and even the young people to prevent obesity and other forms of illness in the town of Mlang.

Though busy in his daily routine being the municipal health officer attending patients, the doctor has still time in going to the villages using his bicycle to look at the health conditions of the villagers.

He was even tagged as “the biking doctor” of people closed to him and even the local officials of the town.

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49 Mlang couples end live-in status in mass wedding

Mayor Russel M. Abonado administered the civil rites at the town gym witnessed by the couples’ parents, relatives, and friends.

By: Mlang News Bureau

MLANG, COTABATO——At least 49 couples ended their live-in status and tied the knot at a mass wedding sponsored by the local government

Mayor Russel M. Abonado administered the civil rites at the town gym witnessed by the couples’ parents, relatives, and friends.

Abogado said the civil wedding would make legal the status as husbands and wives of the couples who had been living with each other for at least 10 years.

The mayor said being married would make it easy for the couples and their families to avail themselves of government programs and services like the coverage by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. and cash aid from the government through 4Ps.

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All set for Holy Cross shrine climb during Lenten Season

Mayor Russel M. Abonado and Father Tony Lupiba, discuss the upcoming Lenten Season activity at the Shrine of the Holy Cross, in Barangay New Rizal in Mlang, Cotabato.

By: Mlang News Bureau

Mayor Russel M. Abonado and Father Tony Lupiba, discuss the upcoming Lenten Season activity at the Shrine of the Holy Cross, in Barangay New Rizal in Mlang, Cotabato.

The shrine every year welcome thousands of pilgrims that wanted to meditate and pray at the shrine, where the Holy

Cross erected by the Oblate of Mary Immaculate (OMI) fathers was located.

The Oblate fathers then turn over the hill and became a shrine to the diocese of Kidapawan.

Yearly an influx of faithful Catholic believers trooped at the shrine and commemorate the passion, death, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Mayor Abonado presides joint MPOC, MADAC, MDRRMC and MDC meetings

Photo of  Hon. Mayor Russel M. Abonado, MPOC, MADAC, MDRRMC and MDC

By: Mlang News and Information Bureau

Mayor Russel M. Abonado, presides the joint Municipal Peace and Order Council (MPOC), Municipal Anti Drug Abuse Council (MADAC), Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) and Municipal Development Council, held at the municipal rooftop on January 28, 2020.

Present during the joint meetings is the 37 Barangay Chairmen, Civil Society Organization, Academe and other concern agencies.

Mayor Abonado, lauded the performance of both the PNP and AFP for maintaining the peace and order of the town in the past year, including the celebration of the Kawayanan Festival. Continue reading

Ambulance and fuel free…. only in the town of Mlang!

Photos of Mlang Ambulance Car

By: Mlang News and Information Bureau

Sa loob ng 13 taon, nagagamit ng libre ng mga mamamayan sa bayan ng Mlang ang ambulance ng Local Government Unit, bilang ayuda sa mga residente ka kakailanganing dalhin sa Davao City para magpagamot.

Taong 2007, ipinag-utos nang noon ay mayor na si Joselito Pinol ang pagpapagamit ng dalawang mga ambulansiya ng bayan sa lahat ng mga mamamayan na nangangailangan ng serbisyong medikal lalo na iyong mga may malubhang karamdaman.

Sa nakalipas na mahabang panahon, at sa kasalukuyang panunungkulan ni Mayor Russel Abonado, ipinagpatuloy niya ang ganitong Gawain para sa mga mahihirap at kapus na mga kababayan sa bayan ng Mlang. Continue reading

Mayor to employees; serve our people with a smile

Hon. Mayor Russel M. Abonado speaking in-front of the LGU Mlang Employees

By: Mlang News and Information Bureau

Mayor Russel M. Abonado, appeals to fellow government employees to always wear a smile in serving the clients, transacting business at the town hall. The mayor echoed his requests during the monthly convocation program attended by the municipal government employees held at the municipal gymnasium on January 27, 2020. “Let us always be polite and smile while we are offering our services to our constituents,” Mayor Abonado said.

He also instructed each employee and respective department managers to wear their identification card so that they will be recognized by the clients at all times.

He said the wearing office ID is a big help once there are complaints from the clients that have not satisfied with the services of each office at the LGU. Continue reading

Mayor Russel M. Abonado, officiates the civil wedding rites of 17 pairs of couples in Barangay Palma Perez, Mlang, Cotabato.

Photos of the couple kissing their partner

By: Mlang News and Information Bureau

The first-ever “Kasalan sa Barangay” was held in connection with the 34th Foundation Anniversary of Palma Perez, on January 24, 2020. The couples were living together for more than 5 years and because of meager income, they set aside their union through marriage.

Municipal councilors Jomar Tamba and Cleofas Tupas stand as Ninong and Ninang of the newlywed couples. Municipal Local Government Operation Officer Jasmin Sultan Mosaid, was also present during the wedding, along with the parents of both the grooms and brides. Barangay officials were also present in the event.

Koleksyon ng buwis sa bayan ng Mlang sa huling kwarter ng 2019 lumampas sa target

By: Mlang News and Information Bureau

NALAMPASAN ng Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) sa bayan ng Mlang ang kanilang quota sa nakalipas na huling kwarter ng taong 2019.

Binigyan ng quota na nasa P11 milyon ang BIR, pero lumampas ang koleksiyon sa huling kwarter ng taon ng mahigit sa tatlongdaang libong piso.

Sa kabuoan, dapat sana ay makakolekta lang ng P11, 202, 000 pero sa kabuoan may nakolektang P11, 546, 809.03, may sobra itong P344, 809.03 o katumbas ng 3.08% na pagtaas ng tax collections.

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SB assures financial support for Tennis player from Mlang that will compete in Australia in March, 2020

By:  Mlang News and Information Bureau

Mlang Vice Mayor Joselito Pinol, asks the members of the 20th Sangguniang Bayan of the town of Mlang to extend financial support for Tennielle Bedua Madis who will compete for International Tennis Federation on March 22-27 in Australia.

Rommel Madis and Tennielle herself were present during the 23rd Regular Session of the Sannguniang Bayan on Wednesday, January 22 held at the Vice Mayor Bernie Abasquez hall.

Mr. Madis, narrated that at the young age of 5, her daughter showed interest in playing tennis.

“In fact she was the one who wakes me up early in the morning to accompany her at the tennis court,” Sir Madis disclosed.

At early age, the young Tennielle was exposed in various tennis competitions in zone, district, provincial and Palarong Pambansa. Continue reading