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Bora-bora costs motorist's life in Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY -- A village councilman here allegedly shot dead Friday a motorist who used a motorbike with open pipe that produced irritating noise.Supt. Barney Condes, Koronadal City police director, identified the victim as Ronelo Galayogo, 31 of Barangay Namnama, Koronadal City while the suspect as Barangay Councilman Dante Manuel of Purok Magsaysay, Barangay Namnama.


Stalled car in Pikit bridge snarls traffic

PIKIT, North Cotabato -- A sedan car broke down in the middle of Pikit bridge Saturday afternoon, causing tremendous traffic to motorists plying the Cotabato-Davao highway.Police traffic enforcers had to be summoned to man the flow of traffic as motorists refuse to give in to other vehicles.


TIMRA prepares comprehensive 2016 poll coverage

DAVAO CITY - Broadcasters of Tingog Mindanao Radio Alliance (TiMRA), an alliance of 24 radio networks in Mindanao, Dumaguete and Cebu, gathered here Friday and Saturdayto map out plans for 2016 national and local election coverage. sand//scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpl1/v/l/t34.0-12/12769616_1108718325815992_501750562_n.jpg?oh=d427d4cf8dead2dd7dd1210568c3b5cdandampoe=56D33A9A Ramon Casiple, political analyst and executive director of Institute for Political and Electoral Reforms (IPER) provided the insights of 2016 election issues.


15-year-old Hataman give Moro youth sectors fame, honor

COTABATO CITY -- The 15-year-old son of Gov.


Cops find, detonate IED in Midsayap

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato -- Police authorities here are determining who was behind the bombing attempt here that alert civilians foiled and the detonated by the local police.Senior Supt. Gilbert Tuzon, Midsayap police chief, said the IED fashioned from pyrotechnic powder, cut nails as shrapnel and mobile phone as triggering device.It was left along Sto Nino Street, Barangay Poblacion 6, and was found at about 3 p.m.


Fire hits old DSWD building in North Cotabato capitol grounds

KIDAPAWAN CITY --Fire gutted a building inside the Cotabato provincialcapitolcomplex in Barangay Amas, here Wednesday night. City fire marshal Noah Pacalda said the fire started at the tool room of the carpentry building and spread to other parts of the building. Pacalda said they raised the alarm to level three to prevent other structures near the area from being hit by the fire. The fire that lasted for about an hour destroyed some P5 million worth of properties, including the three government vehicles parked near the area.


Tacurong PNP files charges vs. cop, 3 others in murder of teenager

TACURONG CITY – Police here on Tuesday have filed charges against a police officer and three others for the murder of a 19-year-old criminology student last week. Supt. Ranie Hachuela, Tacurong City police director, identified the suspect as Police Officer 1 Eliezer Lorenzo who was assigned with the Arakan PNP in Arakan, North Cotabato while the victim was DonDon Mandal, 19. The victim’s companion, identified as Mando Adil, was hit in the face.


What really caused Cotabato City total blackout?

COTABATO CITY --A rotten wood
cross-arm of a transmission tower at the outskirts of Cotabato City triggered total
blackout in the franchise area of Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato
Light), the distribution utility said.

Arlene Hipega
of Cotabato Light communications office said the power went out at 8:37 p.m.
Tuesday and was restored at 9:57 p.m. or more than an hour and a half.


Total blackout hits Cotabato City, environs due to unexpected outages

COTABATO CITY - A power outage hit Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) franchise area from 8:37 pm to 9:58 p.m. or more than an hour due to outage in the Simuay, Sultan Kudarat to Datu Saudi Ampatuan (DSA) power station, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) today said.Ms. Bambi Capulong, speaking for NGCP southern Mindanao, told and//www.ndbcnews.com.ph www.ndbcnews.com.ph that power interruption hit Cotabato Light franchise area due to 69KV line to ground fault.


NPAs recruiting minors in North Cotabato upland town - mayor

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- The communist movement in an upland town in North Cotabato is recruiting minors to join the movement, a town mayor today said.Mayor Rene Rubino of Arakan, North Cotabato told DXND-AM Radyo Bida Kidapawan that based on the information gathered during the recent municipal peace and order council (MPOC) meeting, the New Peoples Army are eyeing teenagers to join the armed struggle against the government.Rubino admitted the information was still raw but it was very likely.he said the local government of Arakan, an upland town in North Cotabato known as area of operation of the



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