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Soft drink salesman, helper arrested for shabu possession

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A soft drinks sales man and his helper were arrestd by Matalam police for possession of illegal drugs during saturation drive Tuesday.Police suspected that the duo were not only delivering soft drinks but illegal drugs too.Arrested were Bejay Roduta, 20, soft drinks delivery truck driver and resident of Barangay Kibudoc, Matalam and Norberto Uboza, 33, soft drinks sales agent and resident of Barnagay Malasila, Makilala, North Cotabato.Police recovered three heat sealed sachets of shabu.Ins.


UPDATEand ARMM employee dies in freak accident

COTABATO CITY -A man dies in this freak accident near the corner of Sinsuat Avenue and Gov.


Day 1 of filing of COC in Cotabato City peaceful

COTABATO CITY - The first day of filing of certificates of candidacy in Cotabato has been very peaceful and orderly, police authorities here said.Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, city police directors, said except for the discovery of an improvised bomb in Barangay Rosary Heights Mother, the political activity was generally peaceful.Speaking over DXMS Radyo Bida,Anongos said the incidentdid not disrupt the orderly and peaceful filing of candidacy in
at least three major political areas.


Cotabato Light schedules power interruption in some areas

COTABATO CITY - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) hasincreased the Cotabato Lightallocation to 17.15 MW. Despite the increase, it is still below the Cotabato Light's peak load requirement of 24 MW. Hence, the power firmmight be implementing 1 hour Rotational Interruption to selected feeders only.


October 14, 2015 is Amon Jadid (Islamic New Year)

COTABATO CITY - The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos today announced October 14, 2015 is Amon Jadid or Islamic New Year which is Muslim Holiday.Under Presidential Decree 1081, Muslim holiday is observed in the provinces of Basilan, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and the cities of Cotabato, Iligan, Marawi, Pagadian and Zamboanga.


Lovers not in paradiseand Banga lovers arrested for illegal drug pushing

BANGA, South Cotabato- A man wanted for womanizing was arrested with his lover during an illegal drug buy bust operation in Barangay San Vicente here Monday.Senior Inspector Senen Balayon, Banga town police chief, led the operation against Ronnie Duyo, 35, of Barnagay Liwanay.Members of Banga PNP, and 4th Maneuver Company of the Regional Public Safety Battalion, led by Senior Inspector Philander Alunday, jointly conducted drug buy bust at about 6 p.m. ion Purok 6, Barangay San Vicente.Also arrested with Duyo was Maricel Barredo, 21, resident of Surallah, South Cotabato.


Zambo Sibugay town mayor killed in ambush vice mayor, 5 others wounded

ZAMBOANGA CITY -– A town mayor in Zamboanga Sibugay was killed while six others including a vice mayor were wounded in an ambush on the first day of the filing of the Certificate of Candidacy (CoC), the police reported Monday.Supt. William Gadayan, Zamboanga Sibugay Public Safety Company commander, said initial report showed the incident occurred around 3:50 p.m.


Cotabato Light lifts rotational brownout

COTABATO CITY - Power supply for Cotabato Light and Power Company franchise area has been normalized after the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP)Tacurong Sub-Station technical problem has been addressed, Cotabato Light today said. Please be advised that NGCP Tacurong 69KV line has been energized at 6:51 p.m. Monday. No rotational interruption is expected tonight, the Cotabato Light said in a statement.


One of the accused in Maguindanao massacre seeks mayorship of Shariff Aguak

AGUAK, Maguindanao – One of the accused in the Maguindanao massacre
has filed his certificates of candidacy for mayor of this town, challenging
other aspirants who are his relatives.

Out on
bail, Sajid Islam Ampatuan, filed his COC for mayor of Shariff Aguak under the
United Nationalist Alliance (UNA).
Incumbent Shariff Aguak Vice Mayor Bai Anhara Ampatuan who is seeking her
second term as deputy mayor, is Sajid’s running mate.


IED found, detonated in Cotabato City on day 1 of filing of COC

COTABATO CITY -- Police and Army bomb experts today foiled a bombing attempt on the first day of filing of certificates of candidacy. Police said an improvised bomb was found and detonated by Army bomb experts at past 12 noon Monday in the interior portion of Pansacala, Barangay Rosary Heights Mother, Cotabato City.Quoting a report from police bomb experts, Senior Supt.



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