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2 hit by stray bullets during eid'l Fitr celeb

COTABATO CITY – A man is now in critical condition at a government hospital here after
he was hit by a stray bullet at the height of Eid’l Fitr celebration Thursday
night, police said today.

Interviewed by DXMS Radyo Bida,Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, Cotabato City police director,
said Rommel Abdul Rashad, 36, of Barangay Rosary Heights Mother, was resting in
his house at 8:40 p.m. when a bullet landed on the roof of his house and pierce
on his head.


Happy Eid'l al-Fitr

COTABATO CITY - The Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation (NDBC) news website and// is celebrating Eid'l al-Fitr with the Muslim World on the occasion of the culmination of the fasting month of Ramadhan.Eid Mubarak!


Eid Mubarak

Muslims prepare to celebrate Eud'l Fitr to end fasting month of Ramadhan


Mayor fires budget officer

KIDAPAWAN CITY -A former budget officer of a local government unit in a town in North Cotabato was terminated from public service for her alleged poor performance and failure to submit performance evaluation sheets for two years, starting July 2013. The order to drop from rolls former Magpet municipal government budget officer Erly Roque-Baudi came from Magpet Mayor Florenito Gonzaga. Gonzaga, in his Office Order Number 002 dated July 7, cited three reasons for doing such.


UPDATEand Another food poisoning case? Pastil downs 15 in Sultan Kudarat

KORONADAL CITY - Fifteen persons, 13 students and two teachers, were hospitalized after eating the famous pastil, aMaguindanaoan Muslim dish made of steamed rice topped with shredded chicken adobo flakes.All the victims are now confined at theSouth Cotabato Provincial Hospital (SCPH), hours after eating Pastil sold to them by a student of Sultan Kudarat State University-Lutayan campus in Barangay Blingkong, Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat.Victims told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida in Koronadal City that the pastil was their lunch sold to them by a classmate who was also hospitalized.PO2 Romulo Lorania,


FLASHand Pastil downs 2 teachers, 13 students in Sultan Kudarat

KORONADAL CITY -- Two teachers and 13 students of Sultan Kudarat State University - Lutayan campus were hospitalized after eating Pastil, a Muslim food Wednesday afternoon.The students and teachers who complained of severe stomach pain and dizziness were rushed to the South Cotabato Provincial Hospital at past 5 p.m.They said the pastil were bought from a side walk vendor outside the school campus.Medical officials are still determining if it was a case of food poisoning.


Koronadal City fire kills 2 minors

KORONADAL CITY - Two children, aged 5 and 1, were charred to deathwhen afire of still unknown origin razed a residential house in Purok Libertad,Barangay Top Land, Koronadal City Wednesday morning, officials said.Trapped and charredinside the house made of concrete andlight materials were 5-year-oldJohn Fritz Atubang and his younger sister, known as IC, one year old.


2 women escape slavery in Sultan Kudarat

ESPERANZA, Sultan Kudarat - Two women, including a minor, who wereallegedly used as sex slaves by a man in Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat managed toescape Tuesday, police said.Police Senior Inspector Esbon Llamasares, Esperanza police chief, said the suspect who was later arrested befriended the two girls and extended help.But they were brought to the suspect's house and tied after allegedly molesting them.The survivors told police the suspect untied them one day.


Salt downs 6 in South Cotabato? Health exec probes

KORONADAL CITY - Health officials in Surallah, South Cotabato are investigating whether a table salt triggered poisoning of about six persons Monday, officials said today.The six persons, whose identities were withheld by authorities, arenow under medication at a local health facility in town. Dr. Niel Crespo, Surallah health officer, said no conclusion yet as to what triggered nausea and dizziness of patients. All the victims belonged to one family living in the village of Dajay, Surallan. After we examined them, we advised them to go home,” Dr. Crespo told Radyo Bida dxOM-AM here.


Aquino names Marquez new PNP chief

MANILA (PNA) -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Mar Roxas II on Tuesday announced that President Aquino namedPolice Director Ricardo Marquez as the new chief of the 155,000-strong Philippine National Police (PNP), replacing officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina who is set to retire on Thursday.Marquez, was PNP director for operations where he oversaw the implementation of security preparations for Pope Francis' visit last January and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2015 meetings.Marquez, member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of



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Cotabato Water District announces low water pressure to no water at all

Water Service Advisory
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