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Woman found dead in Koroandal highway identified

KORONADAL CITY - A woman believed to have been hit by a speeding vehicle ormolested on board a van and dumped along the national highway here the other night has been identified.Police said a certain Rex Binas of Barangay Rotunda, Koronadal City claimed the woman, Sunshine Brameda, 21,was his live-in partner.Brameda was found by responding traffic enforcers and rescue units bloodied andlifeless along the national highway in BarangayCarpenter Hillat past 11 p.m.Binas said his partner told him she will visit her parents in Barangay Namnama, also in Koronadal City.But Binas could not explain w


Banga ex-town assessor arrested, posted bail bond

KORONADAL CITY -- A former municipal assessor ofBanga, South Cotabato who was accused of falsifying public documentswas arrested by police authorities.Nerissa S.


125 police officers pulled out of Cotabato City LGU taps BPAT

COTABATO CITY -– Local officials will make use of force multiplier” to help secure
the city from lawless elements after 125 policemen, earlier deployed in the
city, were recalled back to police regional office in Gen. Santos City.

Presiding over the City
Peace and Order Council Meeting (CPOC), Mayor Japal Guiani Jr raised concern
over the pull out of police augmentation force amid reports lawless elements
may strike anytime during the Holidays.


4 die in South Cotabato high way mishap

KORONADAL CITY - Three persons were killed when a motorcycle they were riding smashed an Isuzu Bighorn vehicle in the national highway in Tantangan, South Cotabato.The incident happened in Purok Acacia, New Iloilo, Tantangan town at about 7 p.m. Sunday.Senior Insp.


Authorities secure NGCP relay towers amid bombing threats during holidays

COTABATO CITY -- The police and military on Monday placed under tight surveillance power relay towers scattered in Central Mindanao due mounting threats of attacks by bombers during the holidays.Governors Esmael Mangudadatu and Emmylou Mendoza of Maguindanao and North Cotabato, respectively, on Monday ordered their constituent-mayors to help authorities secure the steel relay pylons of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in the two provinces.The NGCP towers carry high tension cables connecting towns in Maguindanao and North Cotabato to a state-run hydroelectric plant in


The Mindanao Cross Dec. 19, 2015 Digital Edition

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NGCP steel tower in Maguindanao bombed

MANILA) -- Another tower of power-grid operator National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) in Mindanao was bombed Friday evening.In an advisory Saturday, the company said NGCP's Tower #168 of Kabacan-Sultan Kudarat 138kV line in Ladia, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao was bombed on 18 December at 11:00 p.m.


IP school children get educ assistance from NDBC, DepEd,, DSWD

Maguindanao – More than 600 Indigenous Peoples (IP) school childrenand village educators have
received on Thursday early Christmas gifts” from the Notre Dame Broadcasting
Corporation (NDBC) and its partners from social welfare andeducation departments of the Autonomous
Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Thank You,” were the only words that the beneficiary could say since it was the
first time such activity reached Biarong Primary School and Lamud Elementary
School, both in the upland town of South Upi.


Cases of emptied beers seen in vice mayor's car in S. Cotabato highway mishap

KORONADAL CITY - Police and netizens found cases of emptied beers at the back of a government pick-up vehicle driven by Lake Sebu Vice Mayor Floro Gandam that figured in a highway mishap in Barangay Palian, Tupi, South CotabatoThursday.The freak accident happened at past 2 p.m. along the Koronadal City - Gen.


Jealousy leads to grenade blast in Zamboanga

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Two persons were killed while four children were wounded in a grenade explosion in west coast barangay, this city, Friday.Chief Insp. Joel Tuttuh, Zamboanga City police spokesman, disclosed the incident took place around 10:49 a.m. at Sitio Agrarian, Barangay Patalon.Tuttuh identified the fatalities as Danilo Ocampo and Buyoy Mohammad, motorboat operator.



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