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Fire hits Mlang public market

MLANG, North Cotabato - A fire of still unknown origin destroyed at least three stalls of the public market here Sunday night.

A report from Mlang BFP marshall Chief Inspector Rizalde Chan showed that the fire started at about 8 p.m. and put under control an hour later.

Initial investigation showed electrical problem triggered the conflagration.

Jane Amis, a market vendor, said the store was closed when fire started inside.  Fire truck came quicklya nd tried to put off the blaze, she said.


Look: Cargo truck helper patay, driver sugatan sa aksidente sa North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Patay ang helper ng ten wheeler truck habang sugatan naman ang drayber nito matapos na tumaob ang nasabing sasakyan sa national highway sa Makilala, North Cotabato kanina.

Ayon sa report, nawalan ng preno ang cargo truck na may kargang semento hangganan ng Sitio Patulangon, Malasila at Purok 11-B barangay Poblacion, Makilala North Cotabato.

Kinilala ang drayber ng naturang sasakyan na si Marcelino Salvacion, 59-anyos at ang nasawing helper na si Dionesio Sibag, kapwa residente ng Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat.


Student displaced by `Mamasapano incident' is college cum laude

COTABATO CITY ---- The January 25, 2015 “Mamasapano incident” did not stop her from graduating valedictorian in high school and, on June 11, as cum laude with a secondary teacher's degree.

Norombai Utto, then a senior student of a public secondary school in Barangay Tukanalipao in Mamasapano town in Maguindanao, was among more than a thousand villagers displaced by the atrocity that shook the nation to its core.


P6.8-M shabu seized in Lanao Sur sting, 2 suspects falls

COTABATO CITY  -- After two weeks of surveillance operations, anti-narcotic operatives arrested today two big time drug peddlers and seized a kilo of suspected shabu with market value of P6.8 million.

The during drug buy bust operation was conducted at 12:30 Friday afternoon in Wao, Lanao del Sur.

Police Col. Madzagani Mukaram, Lanao Sur police provincial chief, said his unit provided support to the PDEA operation.


Cotabato Light announces power interruption in Sultan Kudarat town

COTABATO CITY - The Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) has announced a 4-hour power interruption in portions of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao to facilitate the removal of transformer.


Heavy to moderate rain floods Kabacan and nearby towns

KABACAN, North Cotabato - The moderate to heavy downpour that hit most part of North Cotabato led to flooding in some areas, including this town, radio reports today said.

The water level of Kabacan river rose and spilled over to low lying communities, incluidng residential areas as shown in images posted in the social media.

Erika Jade Orjaliza shared the image of her flooded homes in Poblacion Kabacan while Omar Bhen Fissan posted portion of the highway that went underwater following heavy rain this afternoon.


New license plates for 4-wheel vehicles now ready for distribution, says LTO-12

The vehicles' new license plates now available nationwide. (Photo by Top Gear Philippines)

KORONADAL CITY - Do you own a car that up to now displays "temporary" license plates and registgeed in Region 12?

Now is the time for you to vist Land Transportation Office (LTO) regional office in Koronadal City to have your license plates, according to Camalodin Racman, LTO-12 New Registration Unit chief.

Racman said vehicle owners may come to the LTO regional office and present vehicles' registration documents.


Bahay nasunog sa Tantangan, South Cotabato

A fire officer tries to pui off the blaze in Tantangan, South Cotabato.(Photo by BFP Tantangan)

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- Natupok kahapon ang isang bahay sa Barangay Poblacion sa bayang ito dakong alas 4:40 ng hapon.

Sinabi Fire Inspector Russel Basuel, Tantangan municipal fire marshall, ang natupok na bahay ay pag-aari ni Melbert Villabando.

Ayon sa imbestigasyon ng Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-Tantangan), may pinuntahan ang Villabando at iniwan sa kanyang bahay ang kanyang batang anak na hindi kinilala sa report.

Dahil umano maraming lamok sa kanilang lugar ay nagpausok ang bata. Hindi naman nito namalayan na lumaki na apoy.


Cotabato Light announces power interruption for June 6 in Usman subd

COTABATO CITY - The Cotabato Light and Power Company is set to facilitate the transfer of primary pole near Usman Subdivision, Cotabato City, thus a 3-hour brownout will be imposed arom 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on June 6, Thursday.  


First day of classes peaceful in Region 12, cop says

GEN. SANTOS CITY – Police authorities in the Soccsksargen region today announced that the first day of classes for school year 2019-2010 was generally peaceful across the region.


Brig. Gen. Eliseo Tam Rasco, police regional director for Soccsksargen (Region 12), said in a statement that no major untoward incident have transpired that disrupted the first day of classes in all public schools in the region.




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