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Mlang LGU, NHA builds houses for IP’s
MLANG, North Cotabato(The Mindanao Cross)- Fifty Manobo families will soon have decent houses following the ground-breaking ceremony for the constructions of a housing project in Sitio Biao, Barangay New Ezperanza here on Wednesday.
The National Housing Authority (NHA) has already downloaded the P5 million for the said project, after the LGU purchased a 5-hectare lot as a counterpart.
Mayor Joselito Pinol said the housing project will be done within 90 calendar-days and is be expected to be completed in April.
He said each house costs P100, 000 and will formally turn over to the beneficiaries after construction. The only counterparts of the recipients are their participation in the construction.
The LGU will also give kitchen utensils, sleeping mats and mosquito nets as well livelihood programs for the IP beneficiaries.Add a comment
Mlang town gov’t pushes anti-smoking campaign
MLANG, North Cotabato(The Mindanao Cross)—Mayor Joselito Pinol of this town led health personnel Thursday morning in ridding the town’s public market of cigarette ads including signages bearing the name of the stores.
The mayor’s move was meant to convince constituents, especially minors to stop smoking. It was also meant to discourage the sale of cigarettes in public places like the town public market, terminals and near the school premises.
Pinol was also alarmed by reports reaching to him that many teenagers and minors are now engaged in smoking.
The mayor also asks the village officials to also launch a massive campaign against smoking and conduct an education and information on bad effects of cigarette smoking to human health.
“Let us make Davao City as a model. With massive campaign against smoking, Davao was awarded a red orchid by the Department of Health,” Pinol said.Add a comment
Mayor Pinol meets Israel Ambassador
Mlang Mayor Joselito Pinol shakes hand with Israel Ambassador to the Philippines His Excellency Effie Ben Mittayau during their brief encounter at Royal Mandaya Hotel Davao City. The Ambassador invited Mayor Pinol to join the group headed by Davao del Sur Gov Claudy Bautista to attend the Israel Agri-tech show on April 28-May 6at Tel Aviv.
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Lookout in Dec. 31 blast in Mlang Cotabato killed in Pikit explosion
KIDAPAWAN CITY -(www.gmanews.tv) A lookout in the gruesome bombing that killed two people and hurt more than 50 innocent civilians at a public market during New Years’ Eve in the town of Mlang, North Cotabato was killed in the premature bomb explosion in Pikit town in January, a local official said.
Photo shows a computer-generated artist's sketch of an alleged lookout in the Dec. 31, 2014 blast in Mlang, North Cotabato. He was said to be among those killed in the premature bomb explosion in Pikit town in January 2015, a military intelligence officer told Mlang Mayor Joselito Pinol. Photo courtesy Mlang PNP
Mlang Mayor Joselito Pinol said an intelligence official from the military told him that one of the suspected bombers was killed along with his companion while in the process of transporting a 60-mm improvised explosive device (IED).
Pinol said the military intelligence officer whom he did not identify informed him that the computer-generated artist's sketch matches one of those killed in the Pikit premature explosion.
“I was informed by our sources in the military. Actually they asked for the artist sketches of the December 31 blast that is why they compared the identity of those killed. And one of them matches with the suspects,” Pinol told dxND Radyo Bida here.Add a comment
Mlang town observes 12-day mourning for SAF killed in Mamasapano misencounter
MLANG, Cotabato - (www.gmanews.tv) Mlang Mayor Joselito Pinol on Monday urged all his constituents to observe a 12-day mourning period to condole with the bereaved families of the Special Action Force (SAF) members who were killed in a clash on Sunday.
In his Executive Order 01 issued Monday morning, Mayor Pinol also urged all public offices as well as private entities in the town to lower the Philippine flag in half mast as a sign of respect and honor for the fallen police officers.
“Let us show our deepest sympathy to the respective family of our police whom we consider heroes in our modern time,” Mayor Pinol said.
Pinol also instructed that the Philippine flags in front of the town’s 40 village halls and in the town hall and in public and private schools in Mlang be lowered at half-mast.
“While we lambasted our police officers and their men when they got wrong in relation to their work, it is also high time to honor them dying in search for peace and security for our beloved Mindanao and Philippines as well,” Pinol said.Add a comment
Photo: Mayor Pinol turnover financial assistance to parents of football player died in Mlang blast
Mayor Joselito Pinol on Wednesday personally turnover the financial assistance from the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) to the parents of the late North Cotabato Football Federation Association member Rolence Jay Camiring who was killed in November 23, 2014 blast. Mayor Pinol thanks PFF President Nonong Araneta for the assistance.Add a comment
Photo: Mayor Joselito Pinol gives metal detectors to Mlang PNP
Mayor Joselito F. Pinol on Wednesday turnover to Mlang PNP through their OIC Chief of police Senior Inspector Jenameeh Tonacao, 2 units of metal detectors for PNP personnel detailed at the public market. Mayor Pinol earlier said he will invest more in security following the twin blasts that rocked the town of Mlang in 2014. At least 5 people and more than 50 innocent civilians were hurts in the blasts that took placed near the town plaza and public market.Add a comment
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