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5 hit by stray bullets in ARMM, Region 12 during New Year's revelry

COTABATO CITY –- Health officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
today reported zero firecracker related injury but admitted four persons were
hurt by stray bullets during the New Year’s revelry.

Another person was
hit by stray bullet in Cotabato City, which is part of Region-12.


Lanao land owner refuses entry of NGCP field men on repair mission

COTABATO CITY- Repair works of a bombed steel tower of theNational Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in Ramain, Lanao del Sur have been halted after landowner where the toppled tower was located prevented entry toNGCP field personnel, the NGCP said in a statement Friday.NGCP said the landowner who it did not identify refused to allow entry of technical people to do repair works, claiming the government failed to pay his right of way claims.On Christmas Eve, NGCP Steel Tower No.



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(UPDATE) Region-12 firecracker related injury rises to 63

COTABATO CITY -- The Department of Health
in Central Mindanao today reported 63 cases of firecracker and fireworks
related injuries as of Friday morning, January 1.

Jenny Ventura, DOH-12 focal person on DOH-12’s Iwas
Paputok” campaign, said the number was 28 percent lower as compared to the same
period last year or during the run-up of the New Year’s revelry.


Beleaguered folks want GPH, MILF panels to help prevent BIFF attacks

COTABATO CITY -- Beleaguered folks want the peace panels of the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front(MILF) to help prevent a repeat of last week’s deadly attacks in Central Mindanao by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).The two panels are bound by interim security agreements, including the July 1997 Agreement on General Cessation of Hostilities, to mutually cooperate in addressing security concerns in areas where there are MILF forces.Barangay officials in peasant enclaves in Maguindanao’s Datu Abdullah Sangki and Ampatuan towns and in Esperanza in Sultan Kudarat pro


NDBC BIDA BALITA Dec. 30, 2015


7and00 AM


1. ISANG MARINES PATAY, lima sugatan sa
insidenteng ng pamamaril sa Cotabato City

2. Commuters at mga Motorista ligtas pa
ring bumyahe sa North Cotabato ayon sa PNP.3. Twin bombing sa Cotabato City, kinundina ni Mayor Guiani

4. Suspect sa kasong murder, umamin at sumuko sa mga otoridad, tinuro ng libingan ng kanyang pinatay.AT NGAYON SA DETALYE...



Off duty soldier shot dead minutes after IED blast

COTABATO CITY -– Two bombing
incidents hit this city the past two days while an off duty soldier was shot
dead by two men riding tandem on a motorbike along a busy street here, police

The killing of Technical Sergeant
Leopoldo Moncerana came minutes after an improvised bomb went off at a waiting
shed along Sinsuat Avenue at 11:40 a.m.


Another IED explodes in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - Hours after an improvised bomb was lobbed inside a videoke bar along Sinsuat Avenue in Cotabato City on Monday night, another improvised bomb was set off by still unidentified men along Sinsuat Avenue at 11:40 a.m.


North Cotabato civilians carry guns to counter BIFF attacks

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Residents of a remote village in M’lang town in North Cotabato, majority of them Ilonggo settlers, have started arming themselves to protect their lives, properties, and agricultural products from possible attacks launched by armed Moro elements. But the Ilonggos, contrary to reports, are not members of the Ilaga Movement, an extremist and pro-government para-military group organized in the 70s to fight against Moro rebellion.


The Mindanao Cross Dec. 26, 2015 digital edition

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Mlang mayor officiates mass wedding to 49 couples

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BDA: New hanging bridge to improve life in Lanao Sur's isolated community

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Basilan gov’t building “peace bridge” in former Abu hideout

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Cops uproot some P400k worth of marijuana plants in SoCot-SK borders

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