Wednesday Dec, 11 2019 03:39:26 AM


2 teens end life in North Cotabato

– Two cases of suicide involving teenagers were reported in President Roxas and
Makilala, all in North Cotabato.

Police reports
said a teenager committed suicide in President Roxas Thursday by hanging after
he was allegedly abandoned by his unidentified girl friend.

A first year
college student of Makilala, North Cotabato also committed suicide when his
girl friend allegedly broke up with him, police said.

Eva, mother of
the Pres. Roxas teenager, believed there was no foul play in her son'scase.

Cotelco explains unscheduled power outages

CITY – A spokesperson of the North Cotabato Electric Cooperative today said
power interruption is imminent in its service area anytime.

cannot avoid unscheduled power interruption,” Vincent Baguio, speaking for Cotelco,
said on power outages that occur every now and then.

said some power lines of Cotelco had been affected by fallen trees, fallen
electric posts and acts of nature that led to power interruption in some of its
service area.

Suspected NPAs torch boom truck of Stanfilco in SoCot

KORONADAL CITY - Suspected communist guerillas torched Monday night a boom truck of a banana plantation in a remote village of Banga, South Cotabato, police here said today.The incident occurred in a remote sub-village of El Bantong, Barangay Rang-ay, Banga where a vast banana plantation owned by Dole-Stanfilco was located. Quoting a police spot report from Banga PNP, Senior Superintendent Jose
Briones Jr, South Cotabato police provincial director, said the spraying equipment was torched by at least 8 armed men Tuesday night. Although the suspects

Bizarre actand Son kills mom through electric shocks

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato - Aman police believed was not in his right sensesintentionally killed her mother in a remote village here Friday, police said today.The 49-year-old mother Susan Sinoy was hanging washed clothes in the village ofCentral Bulanan, Midsayap, North Cotabato on Friday morning when the bizarre incident happened. Quoting witnesses,Supt. Renante Delos Santos, Midsayap police chief, the 21-year-old son, Jobert, reportedly attached a live electric wire to the clothesline, triggering electric shock on his mother.Delos Santos said the mother sustained severe burns and died.

Families displaced by MILF infighting get relief assistance

PIKIT, North Cotabato – Displaced families in Pikit’s
remote village have received relief assistance from the local government unit
but refused to return home following conflict involving Moro clans.

Tahira Kalantongan, chair of Pikit municipal disaster
risk reduction and management council, said the affected families, about 400 of
them, were given rice, noodles and canned goods.

Some of the displaced families temporarily stayed at
the barangay hall of Bulol, Pikit while others sought shelter in relatives’

Tacurong City honors loyal gov't servants

TACURONG CITY – In recognition of their loyalty
to government service, 73 employees of the Tacurong City local government unit
were awarded and recognized at the end of the Civil Service Month celebration.

In a statement, TacurongCity Mayor Lina Montilla said the awardees received Loyalty Service memorabilia” in recognition of long years of service
to the people of Tacurong City.

It was part of the Programs on Awards and
Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) of the local government.

Rep. Robredo inaugurates Koronadal road named after Sec. Robredo

- Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative Maria Leonor Leni” Robredo yesterday
appreciated the city government of Koronadal in its efforts to honor her late
husband, Sec. Jesse Robredo.

The lady solon
personally came over here to lead the formal inauguration of Jesse Robredo
Avenue as the city opened its activites for the 14th Charter Anniversary and
4th Negosyo Festival of Koronadal City.

Koronadal Comelec dismayed over low SK list up turn out

KORONADAL CITY - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here was dismayed over the low turn out of the 10-day voters registration for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election. Atty. Richard Opinion, Koronadal City Election officer, said despite massive information dissemination his office failed toreach the targeted number of SK registrants. We were hoping at least 1,500 new SK voters but only 878 came to our office to register,” Opinion told DXOM-FM Koronadal, Tuesday morning.

10 things you need to know about Pope Francis

From the moment he stepped into the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica upon his election to the papacy on March 13, 2013, His Holiness Pope Francis has captured the world’s attention for his simple message of God’s boundless love and mercy. Here are 10 things you need to know about His Holiness Pope Francisand 1. Pope Francis is a pope of many firsts”. He is the first to take the name Francis,” after Francis of Assisi, the itinerant friar and great saint of the poor and the downtrodden. He is the first pope from the Americas, having been born and raised in Argentina by Italian immigrants.

Koronadal offers P250,000 more for arrest of 5 in pawnshop heist

(Sept. 27) – Mayor Peter Miguel has offered additional reward for five other
suspects responsible in the daring heist of Agencia Brillantes following the
arrest of the gang leader.

speaking over Happy FM-Koronadal, admitted the P50,000 reward he offered
following the robbery that left two security guards dead and four others
wounded, including two minors, had already been awarded to the informant who
provided police with vital information leading to Khadaffy Guiamelon’s arrest.



P34 million worth of shabu seized in Tawi-Tawi bust

COTABATO CITY - Authorities seized P34 million worth of shabu from three drug traffickers who fell in an entrapment operation Tuesday in Bongao...

Mayor Sayadi wants ML to stay, saying it helped improved city peace and order

COTABATO CITY – If she had her way, Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi prefers that Martial Law in Mindanao stays.


Cartoon characters in SoCot Christmas festival wow public

KORONADAL CITY - Cartoons are not just for kids anymore.

The South Cotabato Provincial government understands that all...

Performance management training for BTA staff held

COTABATO CITY – The Office of the Parliament Speaker organized a three-day ‘Total Performance Management (TPM)’ training for Bangsamoro...

Explosives, war materiel seized by gov't troops in Zambo Norte

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Operating troops from the Bravo Company of the 97th Infantry Battalion recovered explosives and war materiel after a clash in...