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Job seekers, here's good news for you

TACURONG CITY -- The local government of Tacurong City and Department of Labor (DOLE) Regional Office 12will conduct jobs' fair dubbed as LGU Tacurong Job Fair on Augsut 5,Wednesday.Local firms have already confirmed participation in the day-long activity to be held at the Tacurong City Hall compound.Ofelia Domingo, DOLE-12 regional director, said the participating firms are the followingand1. SM Savemore2. SM Supermarket Gensan3. KCC Mall of Marbel4. Sutherland Global Services (for call center agents)5. DOLE Phils. Inc.6. Biotech Farms,7. Kenram Palm Oil Industries,8.

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Suspects in shooting of Rasalan arrested, charged

COTABATO CITY – Police announced here
today the arrest and filing of charges against two men believed to be behind
the frustrated murder of Aniceto Rasalan last week.

Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, Cotabato City police
chief, said Nasser Diocolano of Barangay Marquez, Datu Odin Sinsuat,
Maguindanao was arrested an hour after Rasalan was shot and seriously wounded
along Sinsuat Avenue, Cotabato City on July 22.

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Bomb scare hit North Cotabato town

KABACAN, North Cotabato - A bomb scare hit this town but authorities look at the incident as a sign of maturity of residents.Senior Inspector Ronnie Cordero, Kabacan town police chief, said the baggage earlier suspected of containing an improvised bomb turned out to be negative.But Cordero said the alertness of locals in reporting their discovery to the police was a form a drill when real thing happnes.Police received a call about what was believed to be a bomb left by still unidentified person in front of 3F Fortune Friendly Shoppers department store along Rizal Avenue Saturday morning.At

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Kidapawan motorists suffer burns while buying fuel at Takal-Takal

KIDAPAWAN CITY - The danger of buying gasoline from a side walk fuel vendor takes its toll on a motorist in Kidapawan City Friday.More known as takal-takal because it sells retail fueloutside a legitimate Gasoline Station with softddrink bottles as containers, proliferate along major highways here and its patrons are mostly tricycle and motorcycle drivers.This practice is not the monopoly of Kidapawan City or the Philippines as similar vendors also sell fuels along the busy streets of Jakarta, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.On Friday in Barangay Paco, Kidapawan City, Albert Aranas f

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Cotabato City ex-village chief shot dead

COTABATO CITY - Unidentified motorcycle riding gunmen shot dead Friday afternoon a former village chairman herewhile he was driving his vehicle along Sinsuat Avenue, police said.Speaking over DXMS Radyo Bida,Senior Supt.

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Cotabato City Comelec reminds voters on biometrics

COTABATO CITY- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here reminded anew registered voters that they cannot vote in any Philippine elections unless they have biometric records with the poll body.Speaking over DXMS Radyo BidaLawyer Michael Ignes, city election officer, said about 20,000 registered voters have no biometric records and this simply means they cannot vote come election time.Some of them have been delisted or remove from the official voters's list of the Comelec, he added.

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ARMM holds successful earthquake, tsunami drill in Maguindanao

KUSIONG, Maguindanao – The catastrophic
1976 magnitude 7.9 Earthquake reminisced today in the mind of a 50 year old
wife of a fisherman here when government agencies conducted simulation of the
calamity culminating the National Disaster Consciousness Month.

Norhaiya Untong was 8 years old and in
Grade 2 when she was awakened by the August 17, 1976 earthquake, that to her
recollection lasted for about five minutes. It was past 1 a.m.

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Davao Light imposes four-hour power cut off

DAVAO CITY (PNA) -- Davao Light and Power Co.(DLPC) started Thursday imposing a maximum of three to four hours of rotating power interruptions in this city and franchise areas in Davao del Norte.This developed after the Therma South Inc. (TSI) coal plant shut down for an unscheduled repair. The TSI coal plant is still under commissioning stage.Davao Light gets 60 megawatts from TSI to mitigate the power deficit for the past weeks. With 60MW lost, that would mean four hours of blackout, DLPC Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Arturo Milan said.

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ARMM disaster teams conduct earthquake, tsunami response drill

KUSIONG, Maguindanao - Members of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RDRRMC-ARMM) conducted today aMulti-Hazard Drill as part of the culminating activity of the National Disaster Consciousness Month.The drill was conducted in Barangay Kusiong beach with the participants that include volunteers, rescue workers, health providers, soldiers and ordinary folksresponding to an earthquake and tsunami incident in the area.

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At 22, DXOM Happy FM going strong, setting trends

KORONADAL CITY -
South Cotabato's first FM station is celebrating its 22nd birthday today with a
commitment and renewed dynamism to bring happiness to the people of ‘Land of
Famous Highlands’ through music, news, information and entertainment.

DXOM-FM officially
conquered the airwaves of this city and South Cotabato’s 10 municipalities on July
22, 1993 as part of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) broadcast media
ministry.

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