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Maguindanao mayor survives roadside bombing

COTABATO CITY  – A town mayor in a hostile town in Maguindanao today cheated death after unidentified suspect set off a roadside bomb in South Upi, Maguindanao Monday afternoon.

South Upi Mayor Reynalbert Insular said his black Mitstubishi pick-up sustained minor damage after a powerful improvised bomb went off at past 3 p.m. at the back of the town hall.

Insular was from Cotabato City and had just arrived in South Upi.  He decided to stay home and his driver was to park the pick-up vehicle at the back of the town hall when the bomb went off.

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Woman dies, 12 others hurt in Wao, Lanao Sur highway mishap on dad's day

CARMEN, North Cotabato -- PATAY ANG ISANG BABAE HABANG SUGATAN ANG LABING DALAWA KATAO MATAPOS SUMEMPLANG ANG “KOMONG2X” TRUCK NA SINASAKYAN NG MGA BIKTIMA ALAS DOSE Y MEDYA KANINA SA SITIO POGO,  BARANGAY, KILI2X SA BAYAN NG WAO LANAO DEL SUR.

AYON SA MUNICIPAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION OFFICER FRANCIS GARCIA, NA SIYA DIN ANG NAKADUKOMENTO SA INSIDENTE.

NAKATANGGAP SILA NG RESCUE REQUEST MULA SA PULISYA SA NAGANAP NA TRAHEDYA NG TRUCK NA DUMERETSO SA TANIMAN NG MAIS MATAPOS ITONG SUMEMPLANG.

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Lalaki, nalunod sa Sen. Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat

Patay na ng matagpuan ang isang lalaki, matapos na malunod sa isang ilog sa Senator Ninoy Aquino (SNA), Sultan Kudarat.

Kinilala ang biktima na si Jade Fegurac Delos Reyes, 24 anyos.

Batay sa report ng Bureu of Fire Protection (BFP-SNA), nakatanggap sila ng report hinggil sa missing person na pinaniniwalaang nalunod sa ilog. Agad namang rumesponde ang mga otoridad.

Napag-alaman na bandang 8:30 ng gabi ng umuwi si Delos Reyes galing sa isang handaan at nakainom.

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P2.8 million worth of shabu seized in Datu Odin Sinsuat PDEA bust

MAGUINDANAO --- Agents seized P2.8 milion worth of shabu from two dealers arrested in Datu Odin Sinsuat town Friday, two days after the fall of another in a P3.4 million entrapment deal in a barangay nearby.  

Juvenal Azurin, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim, said Friday the relatives Kenny Pulalon and Fhai Pulalon are now detained.

They were nabbed in the act of selling to plainclothes PDEA-BARMM agents P2.8 million worth of shabu in Barangay Taviran in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.  

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Mass killing attempt: 11-year-old boy slain in hacking in Banga, SoCot

KORONADAL CITY – An 11-year-old boy was killed when a male relative went berserk and attacked them with a machete in a massacre attempt at past 6 p.m. Wednesday in Banga, South Cotabato.

Quoting village officials, Radyo Bida Koronadal reported that the hacking took place inside the home of Magno family in Purok Pag-asa, Barrio 3, Rizal, Banga that left six family members injured, including the wife of the suspect identified by police as Pol Bautista.

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U.S. reaches out to BARMM, Cotabato sectors with $4 million in fresh aid

COTABATO CITY - The U.S. government is providing a fresh aid package of Php201 million ($4 million) to support vulnerable sectors of the Mindanao population during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Embassy in Manila said.

This developed following the a virtual meeting on June 2 between U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim with officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) officials, led by Chief Minister Ahod Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, who also chairs the BARMM Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID-19.

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Sunday brown out in Cotabato Light franchise area

Advisory:

NGCP scheduled power interruption affecting CLPC franchise tomorrow, June 7, 2020 (Sunday) - 8-8:30am and 10:30 am-11:00 am.

To facilitate the transfer of Cotabato Light and Magelco M4 to Tacurong substation and normalization afterwards.

Thank you.

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RBOI-BARMM inspects firms affected by Covid 19 pandemic, proposes recovery plan 

COTABATO CITY – To be cognizant on the status of business and investments of various registered firms affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the region, the Bangsamoro Government’s Regional Board of Investments (RBOI-BARMM) conducted an onsite survey to four registered firms in Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao on June 2-3, 2020.

RBOI-BARMM Board of Governor Mohammad Pasigan said this aimed to “identify the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on their businesses, and see what assistance the Bangsamoro Government can provide for them.”

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Maguindanao massacre witness survives ambush, driver dies

 

KORONADAL CITY  – Unidentified gunmen on board luxury vehicle ambushed Wednesday morning a witness to the Maguindanao massacre while heading for South Cotabato, killing his driver, police said.

Colonel Jemwel Siason, South Cotabato police director, said in a radio interview that the ambush occurred at 10 a.m. along the national highway linking Tacurong City and Koroandal City.

Particularly the ambush occurred in Purok Maligaya, Barangay Bukay Pait, Tantangan, South Cotabato.

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North Cotabato, Region 12 GCQ extended until June 30

KIDAPAWAN CITY - North Cotabato Gov. Nancy Catamco today said for the effective containment of the spread of COVID-19, the regional government in the Soccsksargen region has decided to extend the General Community Quarantine until June 30. 

Pursuant to Regional Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID-19 (IATF XII) Resolution No. 8 concurring the declaration of the Provinces of North Cotabato, South Cotabato Sultan Kudarat and Saranggani, and HUCs of General Santos and Cotabato, to retain its General Community Quarantine (GCQ) Status from June 1 - 30, 2020.

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