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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.


Nun questions timing, motives behind SC case vs FAB, CAB

KIDAPAWAN CITY -A religious nun who is active in a non-government organization based in Mindanao has questioned the timing and motives behind the petition filed before the Supreme Court against the legality of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB) and Comprehensive Agreement on theBangsamoro (CAB).


FLASHand 2 young soldiers die in BIFF attack in Maguindanao

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguidanao — Two young soldiers, with a rank ofprivate first class, werekilled Monday in another daring attack by suspected members of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), the Army here said today.Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay, spokesperson of the 6th Army Division said, the incident took place while the victims were heading to Meta Elementary School in Datu Unsay, Maguindanao at past 3 p.m.The slain soldiers were part of the Army engineers working on the rehabilitation of the school damaged by armed conflict in February.Petinglay said initial reports showed th


Dismissal awaits cops in illegal drug trade and use

KORONADAL CITY - Dismissal from service away any police officer proven to have been engaged or using prohibited drugs, the highest police official in the country said over DXOM-AM Radyo Bida.Outgoing PNP officer in charge Deputy Director Gen. Leonardo Espina said the PNP policy on use of illegal drugs is very clear among all police officers in the country.Espina was interviewed by RAdyo Bida during his visit where he and Sec. Mar Roxas of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) were guest during the Regional Illegal Drug Summit here.


Cops eye NPA in Mlang videoke shooting

KIDAPAWAN CITY - The strafing incident inside a videoke house in Mlang, North Cotabatothat left a soldier dead and a civilian wounded Wednesday could have been carried out by communist guerillas, a police officer said. Corporal Joey Espiritu of 7thInfantry Battalion Charlie Company stationed in Barangay Tawantawan, Mlang died while undergoing medication atMlang District Hospital due to a gunshotshot wound on his head. A civilian identified as Lorenzo Billena, 40 of Barangay Bialong is still confined in the same hospital after being hit by stray bullets in stomach and thigh.


'Clash of Champions' to entertain Cotabatenios

COTABATO CITY -- All is set for the most awaited Clash of Champions, also known as Cotabato City's CoC, this evening at the Cotabato City State Polytechnic College Gymnasium.It will be a clash of champions in Cotabato City's singing talents who are all certified professional singers.Jeff Mendez, CoC producer and director, said eight finalists will outsmart each other in a competition that defines Cotabato City's singing industry.The grand showdown will featureClarissa Oliva, Hero Salik, Haanah Tiboron,


3 Pikit pupils hurt as school fence collapses

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Three elementary pupils in Pikit, North Cotabato were hurt when a concrete wall of the public school collapsed on Thursday morning, a disaster officer today said.Tahira Kalantungan, Pikit Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC), identified the victims as Al Bashir Dagulos, Norhan Dematingkay and Abdullah Jiasim, grade five pupils of Pikit Central Elementary School (PCES).Kalantungan said the three pupils climb the concrete wall to watch various vehicles passing along the highway near the school premises when the freak accident happened.As the wal



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Mlang mayor officiates mass wedding to 49 couples

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BDA: New hanging bridge to improve life in Lanao Sur's isolated community

MARAWI CITY – Life in a remote village in Lanao del Sur is expected to improve with the completion and expected turnover of a hanging bridge that...

Basilan gov’t building “peace bridge” in former Abu hideout

COTABATO CITY --- The provincial government of Basilan is constructing a bridge connecting a former lair of the Abu Sayyaf to trading centers in...

Cops uproot some P400k worth of marijuana plants in SoCot-SK borders

TAMPAKAN, South Cotabato – Close to 10,000 fully grown marijuana plants, estimated to cost more than P400,000, were uprooted by police authorities...