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Pilot injured in plane crash in Maguindanao farm

MAGUINDANAO --- A pilot of a chemical sprayer plane was injured in a crash in Ampatuan town on Saturday.Investigators from the Maguindanao provincial police office identified the pilot as Dennis Pandi.Pandi was immediately rushed to a hospital by employees of the Amardi Banana Plantation in Ampatuan.Pandi works for the Davao Airworks, operator of planes providing chemical spraying services to agricultural companies on contract basis.A senior staff of Amardi, Robert Mauricio, said Pandi's aircraft crashed after its engine malfunctioned while spraying chemicals on Cavendish bananas planted on


Gen. Santos City unseats South Cotabato in SRAA 2019

(Feb. 22) – The Gen. Santos City delegates to the 2019 SOCCSKSARGEN Regional Athletic
Association (SRAA) Meet unseated the perennial over-all champion South Cotabato by besting other
delegations in the regional sports events held in Kiamba, Sarangani.


Cotabato Light emergency power interruption schedule for Feb. 20

Whatand Emergency Power Interruption Whenand February 20, 2019 (Wednesday) Timeand 7and00 AM - 11:00 AM Durationand 4 hours Detailsand To facilitate the installation of EMC HAWKEYEwhich we cannot work on live (energized) line for the safety of our linemen also. Areas Affectedand Near Amirol Elementary School and some portions of Kalanganan Mother Barangay, Cotabato City.


Turista, nahulog sa falls, patay

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Patay ang isang turista matapos aksidenteng mahulog sa Matigol Falls sa Arakan, North Cotabato.Kinilala ang biktima na si Hercules Monreal, waiter, 21 anyos at nakatira sa Catalunan Grande, Davao City.Sa panayam ng Radyo-Bida kay Arakan PNP Chief, Police Chief Inspector Jose Marie Molina, sinabi nitong aksidenteng nahulog ang biktima habang naliligo kasama ang kanyang kaibigan sa Matigol Falls nitong linggo.Sinabi ni Molina na nadulas ang biktima hanggang sa mahulog dahil wala nahawakan at bumagsak sa halos100 meters na taas ng falls.Dagdag pa ng PNP officialkampanteng mag-


Green groups pay tribute to Bishop Gutierrez

Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez, who died from a lingering illness, has been hailed for working tirelessly to protect the environment.The retired bishop of Marbel died in a hospital in General Santos City on Feb. 10. He was 79.The Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), a coalition of mining-affected communities, said that Gutierrez popularized the focus of environmental struggle in South Cotabato.


The grace of God that is with me

Reading 1 IS 6and1-2A, 3-8 In the year King Uzziah died,I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne,with the train of his garment filling the temple.Seraphim were stationed above.They cried one to the other, Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts!All the earth is filled with his glory! At the sound of that cry, the frame of the door shookand the house was filled with smoke.Then I said, Woe is me, I am doomed!For I am a man of unclean lips,living among a people of unclean lipsyet my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts!


Botched bombing was result of tight security in Maguindanao

MAGUINDANAO - The bomb-laden motorcycle that exploded Tuesday was to be brought somewhere but its driver balked seeing security forces along the highway he was to drive through.It was the seventh botched bombing in central Mindanao in about nine months due to security measures being imposed jointly by the Army’s 6thInfantry Division and the Police Regional Office-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.Chief Superintendent Graciano Mijares of PRO-ARMM said Wednesday the motorcycle carrying a bomb was abandoned by its driver along a stretch of a highway far from houses in Talayan town in Maguin


6th ID and ARMM service ties recalled in farewell event

MAGUINDANAO --- The Army’s 6thInfantry Division has said goodbye to officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao after seven years of joint peace-building activities in central Mindanao.The farewell event on Monday night at Camp Siongco in Datu Odin Sinsuat town in Maguindanao, the command center of 6thID, was capped off with a banquet tendered by Army officials for ARMM Gov.


4 die, scores hurt in bus vs. bus collision in ComVal

COMPOSTELA VALLEY - At least four persons were killed and scores injured in a bus to bus highway crash in Nabunturan, Compostela Valley shortly before 6 p.m. today. Involved in the highway mishap were Davao Metro Shuttile Bus and Bachelor Tours bus.Light to moderate rains hamper rescue efforts.Photos below from ComVal BFP.


5 suspects in Jolo blast surrender

MANILA-- Five members of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group allegedly behind the twin bombings of a church in Jolo, Sulu have surrendered to authorities, Philippine National Police chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Monday.In a press briefing held at Camp Crame, Albayalde identified the suspects as Kammah Pae, alias Kamah Albaji Kisae Gadjali, alias Awag Radjan Bakil Gadjali, Kaisar Bakil Gadjali and Salit Alih.The suspects gave themselves up after a joint pursuit operation by police and military.He said suspects are now facing multiple murder and multiple frustrated murder charges



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