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Magnitude 4.5 quake rocks Davao del Sur at 8:38pm

DIGOS CITY - An aftershock rocks Davao del Sur anew.  It was recorded by Phivolcs at 4.5 and traced 28kms west of Padada, Davao del Sur.

Below are recorded intensities of the 8:38 pm aftershock.

Intensity III - Padada, Davao Del Sur

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity III - Kidapawan City;Koronadal City;Tupi South Cotabato; Alabel, Sarangani
Intensity II - General Santos City
Intensity I - Kiamba , Sarangani


Klase sa lahat ng antas supendido sa Koronadal at Tupi, South Cotabato

Klase sa Koronadal, suspendido.

Dahil sa malakas na lindol na ating naranasan nitong hapon lamang, Disyembre 15, opisyal na inutos ni City Mayor Eliordo U. Ogena na WALANG PASOK bukas, Dec. 16 sa lahat ng antas sa mga paaralan, pribado at pampubliko.

Subalit ayon sa alkalde patuloy ang trabaho ng ating mga kawani sa mga pribado at pampubliko na tanggapan.


Covered court in Pandag, Maguindanao collapses after Magnitude 6.9 quake

MAGUINDANAO - The magnitude 6.9 quake that shaked Davao del Sur also affected a structure in Pandag, Maguindanao.


Cotabato City mayor suspends classes for Monday, Dec. 16 due to quake

ANNOUNCEMENT From the Office of the City Mayor.

Due to the earthquake that was experienced in the city earlier, CLASS IN ALL LEVELS, IN BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS, WILL BE SUSPENDED TOMORROW, DECEMBER 16, 2019.

I have already instructed our City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, together with our Barangay Officials, to conduct inspection of the school buildings to ensure the safety of our students and teachers.

Meanwhile, aftershocks are expected within the day according to PHILVOCS.

Please be guided.


UPDATE: 6-year-old girl, 3 others die Davao del Sur quake

KORONADAL CITY - A six year old girl was killed after a concrete wall collapsed as the Magnitude 6.9 rocked Davao del Sur Sunday afternoon.

The victim was a resident of Barangay Asinan, Matanao, Davao del Sur.

The Matanao municipal disaster office said the concrete part of the girl's home fell during the tremor.

Three persons were also killed after the Padada public market collapsed during the quake, according to Padada municipal disaster office.


Misuari named special economic envoy to Islamic body

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has tapped Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chair Nur Misuari as the country’s special economic envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), a 57-man inter-government organization that serves as the collective voice of the Muslim communities in the world.


Friday the 13th highway crash claims 6 lives in Tacurong

TACURONG CITY – Six persons were killed on the spot, including a baby and three children, after a highway mishap involving at least five vehicles along the national highway here before dawn today, Friday the 13th.

Involved in the mishap were a black Mitsubishi Montero, a Toyota Hi-lux pick-up, two tricycles and a motorbike, the Tacurong City PNP said.

At the accident site, six persons lay dead, a woman, a a man and children. Body parts also litter the crash site near Tacurong Fitmart mall and welcome rotonda.


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.

“We want the retention of Martial Law because of the atrocities in the nearby municipalities,” Sayadi said.

Sayadi recalled that on the first week of November this year, the city was alarmed over reported sightings of suspected ISIS armed men roaming in the nearby town and reported to have stepped inside the city perimeter.


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 Zamboanga del Norte.

While conducting combat operations, troops encountered undetermined number of Communist Terrorist Group members in Sitio Napolan, Barangay Tinuyop, Leon B. Postigo at 3:35 pm yesterday, December 8, 2019.

Firefight ensued that lasted for about 20 minutes after which enemies withdrew.


NDBC BIDA BALITA (Dec. 9, 2019)


DECEMBER 09, 2019 (MON)
7:00 AM


1. BAHAY sa South Upi, Maguindanao, ni-raid ng mga otoridad; iba’t ibang matataas na kalibre ng armas at mga bala, nasamsam.

2. Suspek sa panggahasa sa isang Grade-4 pupil sa Tulunan, North Cotabato, arestado ng PNP

3. Loose firearms ibinalik sa mga otoridad ng mga barangay officials sa Glan, Sarangani

4. Oil price rollback, ipatutupad ng mga oil firm anumagn araw mula ngayon 






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