Thursday Feb, 27 2020 05:53:32 PM


North Cotabato official urges local execs to lead campaign vs. terrorism

CITY -- A provincial board member here has asked local
government chief executives to spearhead and be active in the campaign
against terrorism and save its people from harm or even death.North
Cotabato and Kidapawan City have been bracing for bombings as
diversionary tactics by outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters
(BIFF) now the subject of massive law enforcement operations in adjacent
Maguindanao province.Its leaders have publicly announced it will

Military launches offensive vs. NPAs rebels in Bukidnon

QUEZON, Bukidnon -- The military is now pursuing a group of communist rebels believed responsible for the burning of seven trucks and in the ambuscade of responding law enforcers along the Davao-Bukidnon highway Sunday.Capt. Norman M.

Gunmen kill 2 soldiers in Buldon, Maguindanao

BULDON, Maguindanao– Unidentified gunmen shot dead two soldiers of the 37th Infantry
Battalion in Barangay Poblacion hereMonday night, police said.

Sariko Akmad, Buldon police chief, said the two soldiers, identified as
Corporals Nerger Pinero and Jamalil Bulay-Bulay, were in civilian attire and
heading toward the town’s public market when shot at close range at past 6 p.m.

BFP-Kidapawan warns of bush fires during summer

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Officials of the Bureau of Fire Protection here on Sunday reminded residents to help prevent bush fires that occur during summer time.As the country commenced the month-long celebration of Fire Prevention Month, the BFP said aside from electrical-triggered fire, bush fire could also hit houses nearby.This year's theme is Kaligtasan sa sunog alamin, at isabuhay natin.”Nationwide, from January 1 to date, 607 fire incidents were reported with seven deaths and most of the causes were electrical while the rest were unattended candles and lighted cigarette buts.

(UPDATE) P25-M worth of shabu seized in South Cotabato town

STO.NINO, South Cotabato -- About P25 million worth of suspected
methamphetamine hydrochloride were seized by elements of Sto. Nino town police operatives in Barangay Ambalgan here Tuesday morning. Chief Inspector Joel Fuerte,
Sto. Nino police chief, said the raiding team confiscated nine jumbo
packs, five medium packs and three small packs, home made caliber 45

Gov't authorities seized P100-M worth of smuggled rice, guns in Sulu seas

ZAMBOANGA CITY (PNA) -– The authorities have seized a more than P100-million shipment of imported smuggled rice as they intercepted four vessels, including a foreign-owned, in the Sulu waters, an official announced Monday.At the same time, the troops have seized high-power firearms consisting of seven M-14 rifles and five M-16 Armalite rifles including two with attached M-203 grenade launchers.Capt. Ma.

Inmate bolts South Cotabato provincial jail

KORONADAL CITY- Another inmate of South Cotabato Detention and Rehabilitation Center has escaped the detention facility on Monday, the third since late last year.Romeo Rufino, officer in charge of the jail facility, identified the escapee asAndy Evangelista, 28, resident of Norala town.

GenSan maintains title in SRAA 2015 South Cot still runner up

KORONADAL CITY - The General Santos City Athletic Association sustained its winning streak in the recently concluded SOCCSKSARGEN Regional Athletic Association (SRAA) meet. The city bested eight other divisions of the Department of Education (DepED) in region 12 when it garnered an over-all point score results of 629.8. General Santos City has been a consistent topnotcher in the SRAA meet since 2012. The South Cotabato Athletic Association (SCAA) which maintained its post as first runner up in the SRAA meet 2015 garnered 624.70 points.

Iqbaland Diluted form of BBL will not solve problem

COTABATO CITY -- The Moro Islamic Liberation Front on Wednesday said it
can only either accept a diluted form of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, or
reject one which can only do more trouble than good to the communities
that ought to benefit from it. However Mohaqher Iqbal, the MILF’s chief negotiator, said they trust Congress to enact the bill without revisions. I
trust the collective wisdom of Congress to pass good legislation in the
form of the Bangsamoro Basic Law,” Iqbal told reporters in a press

Region-11 city, town police offices alerted after Mati attacks

DAVAO CITY (PIA) -- Chief Superintendent Wendy Rosario, director of the Davao Region Police Office ordered all police stations to strengthen their defenses in the wake of the rebel attack in Mati City Sunday night.Superintendent Antonio Rivera, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office 11, said augmentation of police personnel is underway for police stations with lesser number of cops from the Regional Public Safety Battalion.



Planes to fly in Central Mindanao Airport before 2020 ends


MLANG, North Cotabato - Governor Nancy Catamco fulfills her word as she sets the Signing of Deed of Sale of properties and disbursement...

NDBC BIDA BALITA (Feb. 27, 2020)


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PDEA, cops arrest woman peddling illegal drugs in Tacurong City

TACURONG CITY  – Police and anti-narcotic agents arrested here Wednesday morning a woman who was known for peddling illegal drugs in the city....

Soldiers seize IEDs found in abandoned Dawlah hideout 

MAGUINDANAO --- Soldiers seized a dozen home-made bombs and components for powerful roadside explosives abandoned by Dawlah Islamiya gunmen...

Magnitude 4.3 quake jolts Makilala, North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A magnitude 4.3 quake rocked Makilala, North Cotabato Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (...