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Davao LTFRB impounds colorum PUVs from Cotabato City, Mlang

DAVAO CITY - Four passenger Toyota D4D vans from Cotabato City and Mlang in North Cotabato were impounded in Davao City as the Land Taansportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Land Transportation Office (LTO)intensified anti-colorum campaign in Region 11.In a report on its website, the LTFRB said the four vans (PUVs) plying the Davao-Cotabato and Davao-Mlang, North Cotabato routes were seized after its drivers committed several violations, including non-wearing of seat belts of drivers.LTFRB and LTO personnel flagged down the four PUVs on Tuesday morning in Toril district.


8 persons arrested in Maguindanao for gun ban violation

COTABATO CITY -- Eight persons have been arrested by police and military authorities in Maguindanao for violating election gun ban and illegal possession of firearms law, police said on Tuesday.Senior Supt.


Nurse gets will you marry me proposal from seaman, gives green light

CITY --Registered nurse Rea Rizza H. Penolvo who works in Saudi Arabia and
on vacation here, had the biggest surprise of her life – a marriage proposal
from her fiancée in a public place and in front of more than a thousand spectators.


ARMM government supports enforcement of Comelec gun ban

COTABATO CITY -- Officials on Monday assured to help the Commission on Elections impose its ban on carrying of firearms in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to ensure a peaceful electoral exercise in the area in May 2016.ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman, presiding chairman of the region’s inter-agency peace and order council, said the provincial police directors in all five provinces under his jurisdiction had been ordered to strictly impose Comelec’s firearm ban.


(UPDATE)Fruit vendor foils Tacurong City bombing

TACURONG CITY -– An alertfruit vendor prevented what could have been another bloody Monday morning here, police said. Senior Supt. Junny Buenacosa, Tacurong City police director, said the improvised bomb was made of one kilo cut nails as shrapnel, blasting caps, old Nokia mobile phoneand explosive powder placed in a cartoon and left near the city’s welcome rotunda and in front of a department store. Buenacosa said fruit vendor Josephine Casana, 33, was surprise to see something in a paper box in her fruit stall.


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Motorist yields, tells what causes ex-radioman's death

KORONADAL CITY - A man believed to have caused a highway mishap that killed a former journalist and political affairs adviser of South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance Fuentes has surrendered to local officials.Chairperson Benedicto Pastera of Barnagay Carpenter Hill, Koronadal Citywhere the accident occurred, said a certain Marlon Diaz surrendered to him and said he and Romelo Meloy Sustituido's motorcycle had collided along the highway which led to the victim crashing on the opposite lane at about 11 p.m.


North Cotabato village chair shot dead in front of horrified wife

KIDAPAWAN CITY – A village chieftain in Pikit, North Cotabato was killed in an ambush whileon his way to the town center Tuesday, police said.Supt.


Ma of motorist killed in freak accident along Cotabato road to sue contractor, DPWH

KIDAPAWAN CITY -The family of the motorist killed in a freak accident along Kidapawan-Makilala highway is set to sue the contractor and the public works and highways department in North Cotabato for their alleged failure to place early warning devices while the construction of a bridge there is ongoing. Nilda Madlos, mother of 27-year old Allen Roy, who was killed when he plunged onto the Saguing River in Makilala town on January 1, said they want justice for her son’s death.


Man hacks Lake Sebu police officer, is shot dead

SEBU, South Cotabato - For still unknown reason, a 31-year-old man held hostage
his family here for several hours on Saturday, warding off anyone who wanted to
help and negotiate for an end to his acts.

The incident happened in Barangay Talisay, Lake
Sebu at about 5:30 p.m.

Inspector Joven Bagaygay, Lake Sebu town police chief, identified the hostage
taker as Marcos Candil Calipay, 31, resident of Barangay Talisay, who was armed
with a machete.



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