Tuesday Aug, 20 2019 02:44:42 AM

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Wayward cargo truck "flies" and lands atop a North Cotabato welcome rotunda

MLANG, North Cotabato - A wing van delivery truck leaped through a 4-feet high base of a welcome rotunda in Barangay Bagontapay here before dawn Sunday.

Alerio San Juan, a driver of another cargo truck, said the truck was speeding at about 80 km per hour when it hit the rotunda, also known as "roubdball," and crashed violently atop the concrete structure.

The freak accident, according to San Juan, happened at past 3 a.m. 

The cargo truck was heading to Tacurong City from Davao City. Its driver and helper escaped unhurt but obviously shocked.


In PBA: SMB champion again

MANILA - Terrence Romeo made his presence felt in San Miguel Beermen and Talk and Text Ka tropa.

Romeo was named best player of the PBA 2019 Finals, his first since going professional, and since TnT rejected him going to SMB.

But Christian Standhardinger scored 18 points in 18 minutes as if 1 point per minute. 

Chris McCollough was the factor in winning championship, SMB's second this year.


Cotabatenio Top 2 in radiologic technology licensure exams

COTABATO CITY - A Cotabatenio made it big to this year's Radiologic Technology Licensure Examination.  

John Mark L Diwan, a graduate of Dr. P. Ocampo Colleges was the Top 2 in the recent Radiologic Technology Licensure Examinations and paid a courtesy call to Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi to announce the feat.

"It is truly a proud moment for all of us knowing that another Cotabatenio has made a significant mark in the acadamic realm," Mayor Sayadi said in her FB posts Friday.


2 die in Cotabato City Tuesday night shooting

COTABATO CITY - Two persons were killed while three of their friends managed to flee as masked gunmen opened fire on them while they were on a drinking session inside a restaurant along Notre Dame Avenue, Poblacion 3, Cotabato City Tuesday night.

The restaurant owner, asking he remained unidentified, said he was washing dishes when a lone gunman arrived and opened fire on two victims.

A companion of the gunman came in and yelled his colleague to leave the place quickly.

The restaurant owner joined other customers in fleeing.


Bloody Sunday near Magelco office in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao

AWANG, Maguindanao -- Many were hurt when a passenger townace figured in a highway mishap near the Maguindanao Electric Cooperative Office in Barangay Capiton, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao at past 2 p.m. today, initial information showed.

Images posted in Facebook by netizen show the injured victims and the scene of accident.  

Photos were from Rawonsheha Mission Guiamalon and Mashod Salik.


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Cotabato Mayor: No parking along Sinsuat Avenue starting Monday Aug. 5



Simula ngayong darating na lunes, ika-5 ng Agosto 2019, ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Cotabato ay paiigtingin ang implementasyon ng traffic code sa ating lungsod.

Ito'y matapos makaranas ng mas bumibigat na daloy ng trapiko sa ating mga pangunahing kalsada.


Suspects in murder of radio commentator charged 

KIDAPAWAN CITY --- The city police has filed charges against three suspects, two of them broadcasters, for the July 10 murder here of radio commentator Eduardo Dizon.

Dizon was killed in an ambush by men on motorcycles while on his way home after a nighttime radio program in a Brigada FM station in the city.


Manobo mom, kid drown in SK flash floods

COTABATO CITY  – Rampaging floodwater in the upland town of Sultan Kudarat provincie claimed the lives of a Manobo mother and her 4-year-old daughter Tuesday morning, officials said.

The Sen. Ninoy Aquino (SNA), Sultan Kudarat municipal disaster risk reduction and management council (MDRRMC), reported that the mother-daughter tandem was crossing a small Basag River in Barangay Poblacion when huge volume of water came rushing down and carried away the victims.


Bus vs. van vs tricycle in Tupi, South Cotabato

This is the result when a passenger bus, a Toyota Hi-Ace van and a tricycle (top down) collide along the national highway in Tupi, South Cotabato Monday morning.



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