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Gunmen shot dead Kidapawan pedicab driver

– Unidentified gunmen shot dead a tricycle driver inside his home on Purok
Macupa, Alim Street, Barangay Poblacion, Kidapawan City on Sunday.Rolly Rolen,
41, was found dead by responding policemen sprawling inside his home.

Police recovered
nine empty shells and slugs for cal. 45 pistol at the crime scene.

Rolen sustained
gunshot wounds on his nape, neck chest and other parts of his body.

remained clueless on the motive of the attackers.


6 hurt as pick-up truck smashes Kidapawan waiting shed

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Six persons were hurt when a pickup vehicle owned by a politician bumped the waiting shed beside the the Kidapawan-Magpet highway on Friday afternoon. Rickson Ajero, dxND Radyo-Bida technician who happened to be in the area when the incident happened, said the speeding vehicle was traversing the Magpet highway when its brake malfunctioned uponreaching Barangay Mateo in Kidapawan City. The driver can no longer control the vehicle until it bumped at the waiting shed,” Ajero said. Ajero said four persons who were sittingat the waiting shed were wounded.


ACF empowering communities in North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY- An international
organization fighting povertyis implementing a program empowering
communities in partnership with peoples and civil society organizations to push
for community governance and development.

It has beenbenefiting communities in the towns ofAntipas, Arakan,
President Roxas, Magpet and Matalam, all in North Cotabato.

How is good governance related to achieving a world without hunger?
was among therecurring questions of the population in the province.


142 NorCot detainees freed through EJOW

CITY – At least 142 detainees in North Cotabato have benefited from theEnhanced Justice on Wheels (EJOW), a program of North
Cotabato provincial jail,officials said.The
unprecedented release was done Wednesday at the North Cotabato provincial
gymnasium with Supreme Court Deputy Court Administrator Thelma C. Bahia as the
guest of honor and representative of the highest court in the country.
was joined by Provincial Administrator Van Cadungon, Board Members Jomar Cerebo


Kidapawan LGU releases pension for seniors

KIDAPAWAN CITY -The Kidapawan city government released some P1.035 million as social pension to at least 345 indigent senior citizens. Each beneficiary received P3,000 social pension. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the amount covered themonths of April until September for senior citizens who do not receive regular retirement funds from the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) or Social Security System (SSS). The funds were given to the Federation of Senior Citizens in a simple rite at the city gym here, Wednesday.


Koronadal PNP on alert as city celebrates 14th year charter day

CITY – Police here have placed its forces on heightened alert as the city
commenced its week-long 14th Charter anniversary and 4th Negosyo Festival.

Superintendent Nestor Salcedo, Koronadal City police director, a well-organized
security plan had been in place since Monday.

We had a
final meeting with those involved in the celebration, and I think we are really
ready for our Charter Anniversary staring today until October 8,” Salcedo told
DXOM FM Koronadal Wednesday.


NorCot placed under calamity after quake hits 2 towns

CITY – The province of North Cotabato has been placed under state of calamity
following the 5.2 quake that hit a village in Makilala, North Cotabato.

This after
the Sangguniang Panglalawigan acted on the recommendations of the Provincial
Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC).


Girl, 13, molested, killed in Magpet

North Cotabato – A farm family here is crying for justice after its daughter was found dead in a banana plantation of Barangay Binay.

have launched a manhunt against a man who allegedly abducted, raped and killed
a 13-year-old daughter of a farmer couple Sunday.

and police found the bloodied remains of April Joy Bangunon in a banana
plantation in Barangay Binay, Magpet on Sunday morning, according to report
from Magpet PNP, headed by Senior Insp. Realan Mamon.


MILF vs. MILF in North Cotabato leaves 1 dead

North Cotabato – One guerilla was killed when warring Moro Islamic Liberation Front
(MILF) rebels clashed in a remote village of Pikit, North Cotabato Monday,
officials said today.

Colonel Audie Edralin, 7th Infantry Battalion commander, said two
warring groups all belonging to the MILF clashed starting at 8 a.m. that left
Maglalang Latip dead.


NorCot, TUCP award covered courts to 3 villages

– Three covered court projects, two of which were initiated by the Trade Union
Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) and one funded by the Provincial Government
of Cotabato were handed over to village officials of Barangays Magatos and
Pisan in Kabacan and Barangay Sikitan in Kidapawan City respectively, officials
announced Monday.

North Cotabato
Governor Emmylou Mendoza led the turnover of the projects in Barangay Magatos
and Pisan in a simple but well-attended ceremony with the local officials and
their constituents.



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