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Martin Marfori Andanar | Administrative Category

April 5, 2019

His dedicated leadership, incorruptibility, integrity, honesty and consistency in governance, as PCOO Secretary, spearheading the formulation of a National Communications Strategy that focused on the rehabilitation of existing government media and communications resources, He developed new platforms for communicating and engaging with the public. Supervising both the operations of the government’s news and information agencies, instigating reforms to ensure a coherent and efficient flow of information particularly from the Office of the President down to government agencies (NGAs), Local Government Units LGUs) and academe.

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SAP Bong Go | Administrative Category

April 5, 2019

A public service of integrity, honesty and consistency as Special Assistant to the President  is SAP Bong Go’s zeal. He pushed and set-up Malasakit Centers nationwide, making it easy for patients to avail themselves of assistance from agencies  At the height of the flash flood in Davao City on December 22, 2017, he “appeared seemingly out of nowhere" on a jetski and plucked people one after the other bringing them to safety. He was one of the first to comfort the relatives of the victims of the NCCC Mall fire.

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General 'Bato' dela Rosa | Administrative Category

April 5, 2019

Bato’s  fearless leadership in the police service, is marked with integrity, honesty and consistency in governance. He was  Davao City Police Chief, 21st Chief of the Philippine National Police, Dir. General of the Bureau of Corrections. He dauntlessly implemented PRRD’s Oplan Tokhang. He was PMAAA Cavalier Awardee for Outstanding Performance in Police Operations; PNP Achievement Awardee in the Field of Operations; Medalya ng Kabayanihan or the PNP Distinguished Conduct Medal 2nd highest medal in the PNP, the Medalya ng  Pambihirang Paglilingkod, Medalya ng Kagitingan, Kagalingan, Medalya ng Kasanayan, Medalya ng Papuri, Bronze Cross Medals and Military Merit Medals.

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Mindanao Daily News FB Like and Share Challenge!

April 1, 2019

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Deaths Of Some Minors Linked To An Evil Suicide Game?

March 28, 2019

Parents are worried as kids nowadays use mobile phones frequently By JOEL CALAMBA ESCOL Filed under Trending News 2nd part of a series A number of minors are reportedly committing suicides after allegedly playing suicidal games on mobile phones. The suspects who created this mobile phone app known as ‘Momo Challenge’ are still at large and the local and international police are also ‘facing a blank wall’ who these culprits really are. Momo Challenge, according to reports, started in Mexico in 2016 and it easily spread all over the world thru the worldwide web otherwise known as the internet. In the Philippines, the death by suicide of an eleven-year-old elementary pupil named John (not his real name), was also linked to the dangerous game called ‘Momo Challenge.” Although there is no enough evidence that would link the kid’s death by suicide, but his mother revealed that prior to his son’s death he was able to check on John’s mobile phone and she learned that her son was exchanging suicidal games with his friends. “During Valentine’s Day, my son has told me that one of his classmates inflicted harm on his body part by slicing his wrist with a sharp object,” his father also told the media in vernacular. One newspaper even called the Momo Challenge an evil suicide game which is reportedly threatening children of killing their family and visiting them at night if they won’t complete a series of dangerous instructions from an anonymous person who identify himself as Momo on mobile phone apps However, many parents believe that Momo Challenge was only a digital hoax involving a creepy doll with bulging eyes ordering children to do self-harm or else Momo will hurt their families. In Argentina, warnings were issued by both the police and schools as this popular WhatsApp challenge has also reached United Kingdom. Law enforcement agencies investigated the reported influence of Momo game involving a 12-year-old in Argentina. This probe even worried many parents of the real dangers it can pose to minors and small children who are now very dependent on mobile phones. This dangerous game was also similar with the “Blue Whale Challenge which also became popular among children’s and gamers in 2017, as it allegedly resulted to the deaths of two American teenagers, including deaths also reported in Brazil, Russia and other countries of the world, including the Philippines.### Source: Erwin Tulfo, CBS            

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Who Is Momo and How He Victimized Innocent Kids?

March 25, 2019

'MOMO CHALLENGE' CREATOR HUNTED BY POLICE BY JOEL CALAMBA ESCOL News Feature Filed under TRENDING NEWS First of a series (Editor's note: We will run a series of articles about the 'horrors' of Momo Challenge to inform and educate our parents how important it is to shield our children from the dangers of playing these suicidal games online, as well as to monitor what our kids are doing in internet cafes and on their own mobile phones and tablets.) The controversial Momo Challenge app has allegedly resulted to the deaths of a minor kid in the Philippines and other countries of the world. The very reason that we find it very important to help our parents with minor children to regularly check the activities of their kids in schools and on internet cafes. Watch this video below of Erwin Tulfo's coverage of the recent death of an 11-year school kid who allegedly committed suicide to follow his master's order. Video credit to Erwin Tulfo We feel that it is also our parental obligation, being members of the Fourth State, to also become watchdogs against the proliferation of these online games that threaten the lives of innocent children. I am especially referring to suicidal games such as "Momo Challenge" and "Blue Whale Challenge," as these games already and reportedly  took some lives, not only in the Philippines but in some countries of the world. Although there was no enough evidence yet that points out to these suicidal games as the culprit of this horrible suicides made by minor children in Mexico, Argentina, Philippines and other countries. Why did Momo love to victimize minor kids? 1. Kids, whose age range from 8 years old to 15 years old, are easy prey because they are still innocent children. They can be easily brainwashed in whatever an adult person instills into their innocent minds.  2. They cannot weigh things accurately whether they are wrong or right. 3. Kids would easily believe whatever information feed to them because they are very innocent on almost all information. In short, they are inexperienced individuals and they cannot depend themselves in terms of brainwashing strategies of bad elements. Who is Momo on Momo Challenge app? Momo was actually a creepy doll with bulging eyes created by a Japanese artist named Keusuke Aiso a few year's ago. It was displayed at a gallery in Tokyo, Japan. Aiso named his creation Mother Bird. This creation, according to the artist was inspired from a ghost called "Obume," a Japanese woman who died during childbirth. An unscrupulous psychopath created a gamer's app reportedly on WhatsApp platform and stole this image online, and then used it as an icon for his new app. He named his new creation "Momo Challenge." The challenge includes 50 tasks, in which some of those tasks ordered the kids to self harm, kill their pets and eventually commit suicide.  The local and international organizations are now tracking down the identity of the Momo Challenge creator to stop him from spreading his dangerous suicidal game , as well as the creator of Blue Whale Challenge.    How Momo Challenge can trigger suicide? Participants of Momo Challenge are given 50 tasks to accomplish within 50 days. And these include tasks that kids are ordered to harm themselves. If they don't do the very difficualt tasks like inflicting harm into the kid's own body, or killing their own pets, Momo will threaten the kids that he would kill their parents. The reason that innocent kids could really harm themselves in the process, so that they can advance to the next challenge. Below is an actual video on YouTube. This is very important for the parents to watch so that they will be informed and properly educated how their siblings are lured into doing the tasks, or else members of the family will be harmed by Momo.   Video credit to Vlogger Si Ugok

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