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Smart phones, jewelry, flat TV await loyal SoCot employees



Repair Tunggol bridge approaches now, not after it breaks

Maguindanao (Sept. 7/NDBC) -- Residents in Datu Montawal, Maguindanao, especially
those leaving near the Tunggol Bridge, fear if government does not act quickly,
the approaches of the vital infrastructure might collapse and along with it the
areas’ economy. Regional and
provincial government officials have already raised the alarm about the sorry
condition of Tunggol Brigde, a vital connection across the man-made channel
that borders Datu Montawal and Pagalungan, all in Maguindanao.


Man hacks to death drinking buddy in Aaakan, N.Cotabato

(Sept. 6/NDBC) – Two men knew each other pretty well, having been neighbors for
some time in the same village in Arakan town in North Cotabato.

But what
police believed was BFF” or best friend forever” suddenly turned ugly when,
after several shots of wine on Friday night, forced one of them to kill the

Inspector Rolly Oranza, Arakan police chief, identified the suspect in the
hacking incident as Marlito Terado and the victim as Eduardo Roa, both
residents of Barangay Salasang.


Smart phones, jewelry, flat TV await SoCot loyal employees

(Sept. 6/ NDBC) — They may be old and overworked, some will retire and slow to
use the mobile phone technology provincial, but loyal government workers in
South Cotabato will receive smart mobile phones, flat TVas rewards” for selflessly serving
the government and its people.


Maguinanao landslide survivors get aid from leaders

COTABATO CITY (Sept.6/NDBC) --- A farmer from Upi,Maguindanao whose daughter sustained a fractured leg when a landslide hit their shanty last week today welcomed the outpouring of support for his daughter'smedication.Winifredo Toniakao, of Barangay Blensong in North Upi town, on Saturday told reporters they now have adequate supply of medicines for her 4-year-old daughterReina Mae, who is still confined at the Cotabato Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Cotabato City.


Floods hit North Cotabato upland town too

ROXAS, North Cotabato (Sept. 6/NDBC) – Climate change continue to take its toll
on environment that even in upland towns, like this municipality experienced

About 20
farmers in the village of Alegria were displaced when the Kabacan River
overflowed due to inclement weather the past five days.

Jerry Jauod, Alergria
village chair, said several hectares of rice and corn fields, including banana
plantations were damaged, costing farmers several hundred thousand pesos.


2 die in South Cotabato police anti-drug operation

KORONADAL CITY (Sept. 6/NDBC) -- Police killed two suspected drug pushers who resisted arrest and traded shots with arresting police officers during anti-illegal drugs operation in Norallah, South CotabatoFriday, police said today.Another was arrested while six other suspected drug pushers managed to escape during the police-led anti-drug campaign.Sr.


Kabacan floods affect 8,435 families

Cotabato (Sept. 5) -- The floods that submerged nine villages of Kabacan, North
Cotabato has affected 8,435 families, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and
Management Council said today.

This after the
Pulangi and Kabacan Rivers overflowed Wednesday, disaster officials said.

Of the 8,435
families affected, about 162 families are now staying at two evacuation


DOLE 12 grants 12 million worth of goods

KORONADAL CITY (Sept. 5/NDBC) --TheDepartment of Labor and Employment (DOLE)in the SOCCSKSARGEN region has donated P12 million worth of livelihood starter kits through itsIntegrated
Livelihood and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP) to different areas in the
region.A ceremonial turn-over was held in Koronadal City Friday.


Govt agencies act on South Upi land dispute

COTABATO CITY (Sept. 5/NDBC) – Address the root cause, and stop killings.

With this in
mind, military, religious and local officials in Maguindanao and the autonomous
region have stepped in to address the cause of the bloody land dispute in South
Upi, Maguindanao.



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