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Water district announces water service interruption for Jan. 16

COTABATO CITY -- The Metro Cotabato Water District (MCWD) announces water interruption from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.


Cotabato City now under Comelec control

MANILA - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) today placed Cotabato City and Daraga, Albay under its control ahead of the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in Cotabato City and the 2019 local elections.Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the en banc decision after it favored the recommendation of poll officials in two areas.The recommendations came in the wake of the pre-New Year blast in front of a mall in Cotabato City and the murder of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe and his police escort on Dec.


PNPand NPAs torch heavy equipment in Sultan Kudarat

ISULAN, Sultan
Kudarat – Police here said today that suspected communist rebels
torched heavy equipment being used for road construction in the upland village
of Hinalaan in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat.


Cops arrest wanted NPA member in Sarangani

GEN. SANTOS CITY - Police authorities in Region 12 today announced the arrest of a wanted member of New Peoples Army (NPA) during law enforcement operation in Maitum, Sarangani Monday afternoon.Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam Rasco, police director for Region 12, said Jun-Jun Makilbing, 25, member of Platoon MyPhone, Guerilla Front 73 of Far South Mindanao Region, was nabbed by joint police operatives at 2:30 p.m.


South Cotabato village councilman slain in ambush

South Cotabato – Unidentified gunmen shot dead a village councilman
here and injured his wife in an early evening shooting Saturday, police said

Chief Supt.
Eliseo Tam Rasco, police regional director for Region 12, identified the slain
official as Dima Macaludos, 45, village council members of Barangay Lumakil,
Polomolok, South Cotabato.

His wife,
Rohania, 42, was also injured and is now stable at a government hospital.


Cops release CCTV images of suspects in Cotabato bombing

COTABATO CITY – Police authorities released here Friday night the CCTV captured
images of two men suspected to have carried out the pre-New Year bombing in
front of SouthSeas Mall that left two dead and 34 others injured.

Senior Supt.
Oliver Enmodias, head of Special Investigation Task Group (SITG-SouthSeas),
presented to media the images of the two suspects who were seen carrying bags as
they entered the mall few minutes before the blast.


Duterte distributes CLOAs to North Cotabato farmers

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- President Rodrigo Duterte today led the distribution of the Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) to agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) of North Cotabato Province, telling beneficiaries to use the land to get them out of poverty.
Speaking before the distribution ceremonies at the Amas provincial gymnasium in Barangay Amas here, Duterte also lambasted the communist rebels for poisoning the minds of poor farmers to rise up against the government.


Fire hits Purok Islam near GenSan central public market

KORONADAL CITY -- A fire of still unknown origin hit a residential/commercial area in Gen. Santos City in front of the city's biggest public market at about 9:50 a.m. Friday.The fire started along the row of makeshift charcoal stores in front of the public market and beside the coast. The area also houses Ukay-Ukay stalles near Lion Beach.Fire fighting is still going on as of posting.Photo below courtesy of Myla Tanael.


Trouble between two MILF groups in Datu Abdullah Sangki wanes

MAGUINDANAO - The deadly gunfights between two rival Moro guerilla groups in Datu Abdullah Sangki town have ceased after both agreed to let mediators intervene.The military said the hostilities between the rival groups -- one led by Datu Item, who is chief of the 106thBase Command of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, and the other under allies Datu Cob, Kagui Edres, and a certain Commander Bravo, all members of the MILF too --- erupted on Sunday, forcing hundreds of villagers to scamper away.Major Arvin Encinas, spokesman of the Army’s 6thInfantry Division, said Tuesday the two groups dise


They shall name him Emmanuel

The Nativity of the Lord – Christmas – At the Vigil Mass Reading 1 IS 62and1-5 For Zion’s sake I will not be silent,for Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet,until her vindication shines forth like the dawnand her victory like a burning torch.Nations shall behold your vindication,and all the kings your gloryyou shall be called by a new namepronounced by the mouth of the LORD.You shall be a glorious crown in the hand of the LORD,a royal diadem held by your God.No more shall people call you Forsaken, or your land Desolate, but you shall be called My Delight, and your land Espoused.



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