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NDBC news site hits half million viewers

COTABATO CITY – The new platform of news and information in
Central Mindanao region has reached more than half million hits this week,
making it one of the major sources of news and information of the people of
Central Mindanao and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

It has average monthly viewers of more than 6,000 since its
launching 10 months ago, and still counting.


Girl, 25, dies while fixing TV antennae in S. Cotabato town

KORONADAL CITY - A 25-year-old woman has died after she fell off a concrete fence while fixing a TV antennae in Sto Nino, South Cotabato Sunday night, police said.Joy Tuvera, a border in Purok San Vicente, Sto Nino, South Cotabato, expired minutes later in the hospitalafter the 7 p.m.


Army to give P5.6-M reward to informants on ranking NPA leader Parago

DAVAO CITY -- The civilians who tipped off the Philippine Army (PA) on the presence of rebel leader Leoncio Pitao alias Ka Parago in Paquibato will get the P5.6-million reward put up for his arrest, capture or mechanization.Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) chief Maj. Gen.


Cotabato City ready for floods, hopes it won't come

COTABATO CITY - Despitecontinuous rain happening in Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato this month,the Cotabato City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has not recorded any flood occurrence in low lying areas of the city.Since the onset of the rainy season, the CDRRMO has been in close coordination with their barangay officials and has also been monitoring the water level in the rivers and tributaries surrounding the city.


Forced evacuation imposed in Koronadal due to landslide threat

CITY – The Koronadal City government has implemented forced evacuation to about
18 families in a remote village here due to possibility of a major landslide,
officials said.

least 18 families from Sitio El Gawel, Baragay Saravia, Koronadal City were
hauled by the city government using dump trucks and other vehicles as torrential
rain continue in South Cotabato Sunday.


Kidapawan rice tradersand No fake rice here

KIDAPAWAN CITY— A rice retailers association herehas assured the consuming publicthat itssafety is its utmost concern by selling puregrainsThe assurance was issuedthat synthetic and fake rice had been penetrated the Kidapawan City megamarket. Carmelito Bacus, Grains Retailer Confederation (GRECON) president, immediately conduct monitoring to its entire member and warned them to be vigilant of alleged fake rice in order not to compromise the health of consumers. Bacus issued an order following the reports that fake rice has already reached the Davao City market.


Midsayap's 4 detainees due to illegal drugs moved to Amas

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato - Police authorities here have moved four detainees, arrested during a series of police anti-illegal drug campaign, to the Amas provincial detention facility after charges have been filed against them.Supt.


So Cotabato mulls declarating state of calamity

KORONADAL CITY -- The South Cotabato provincial disaster risk reduction and management council has recommended the declaration of state of calamity of the province following flash floods that affected at least six towns and a city, destroyed bridges and flood control dikes.In a meeting Thursday, PDRRMC members, led by South Cotabato Gov.


Lambayong hanging bridge collapses due to floods

KORONADAL CITY - Rampaging waters brought about by an overnight rain fall Wednesday has collapsed a hangingbridge that connects Barangay Udtong and Poblacion in Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat, officials said. Lambayong Vice Mayor Ramon Abalos said the Kapingkong and Ala River overflowed Wednesday morningdue to heavy down pour.A motorist was rescued after he tried to cross the river using his motorbike. The vehicle was carried away byflood waters.


PNP-ARMM honors 6th ID chief

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao - A week after Major Gen. Edmundo Pangilinan was confirmed of his second star rank, police officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) tendered him a company size honors at PNP-ARMM headquarters Monday.Quoting Chief Supt. Ronald Estilles, PRO-ARMM regional director,Capt. Joan Petinglay, 6th ID spokesperson, said the police honor was in recognition of Pangilinan's promotion which was confirmed recently.Pangilinan lauded the supported extended by the PRO-ARMM to his command in maintaining law and order in Maguindanao the past two years.



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Water Service Advisory
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