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Cotabato Light announces June 6 power interruption

COTABATO CITY - Portions of Pansacala Street, particularly near the old city slaughterhouse, in this city will experience power interrution on June 6, Thursday, to facilitate removal of transformer that cannot be done on live power line.


Cotabato Light open on June 5 (Eid'l Fitr)

COTABATO CITY - The Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) today announced that its business office is open on June 5 (Wednesday) for collection and customer services.


Day 1 of class opening: Toppled tree hurts 4 in South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY –- Four high school students were injured, one of them critically, when a huge narra tree was toppled down by strong wind and heavy downpour in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato on the first day of classes Monday.

Police Major Nathaniel Panaguiton, Lake Sebu town police chief, said one of the four students, Albert Datal Timbang, 19, sustained serious head injuries and was rushed to South Cotabato provincial hospital in Koronadal City.


47 of 57 Midsayap barangays now `narcotics free'

NORTH COTABATO --- Forty seven of the 57 barangays in Midsayap where drug dealers are protected by either private armed groups or Islamic State-inspired militants are now “drug free,” officials said Saturday.

Naravy Duquiatan, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-12, said the 47 barangays were officially declared cleared from drug traffickers and dependents during an interagency event in Midsayap last Thursday.


NoCot village councilman slain in second attempt on his life

KIDAPAWAN CITY  – A village councilman in North Cotabato who survived assassination attempt last month succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds Sunday in a shooting in Pikit, North Cotabato.


Samama Samok, 58, village councilor of Barangay Rajamuda, Pikit, North Cotabato was sitting on his motorbike in front of a roadside variety store for a brief stopover when shot by two unidentified gunmen at 10:30 a.m.



Fresh grad, pal die in deadly road crash in Davao

DAVAO CITY - A fresh graduate and her companion both died in a deadly vehicular crash here at dawn Friday hours after celebrating her graduation from San Pedro College of Davao.

Police report showed the victims were on board a Mazda sedan (MV file no. 1101-371731) driven by Melody Sotelo Ybañez, 27 with her sister in law, Janilou Faye Rosales, 21 who was seated in the front seat.


PNP spouses distribute school supplies in Soccsksargen

GEN. SANTOS CITY -- Summer Vacation is on its last few days. Spring Break is unfortunately coming to an end which makes way for schools to reopen and accept students for Academic Year 2019-2020 and the “Brigada Eskwela” program of DepEd.

In this Connection, Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 under the leadership of PBGEN ELISEO TAM RASCO, Regional Director together with the OLC 12 hurled a two-day activity dubbed as “PRO 12 Bigay Eskwela” wherein they will donate school supplies to a total of 220 pupils in selected elementary schools in region 12.


Vehicular crash along road leading to side of Mt. Apo

Sugatan ang mga sakay at driver ng tricycle na ito matapos na maaksidente sa daan sa bahagi ng Barangay Ilomaviz sa Kidapawan City kahapon.

Ayon sa report, galing sa Lake Agco ang mga sakay at pauwi na ng maganap ang aksidente.


Army vs. NPA clashes force villagers to flee homes

Abot sa 63 na mga pamilya o 400 na mga indibidwal ang lumikas dahil sa takot na maipit sa gulo sa nangyaring engkwentro ng New People’s Army at kasapi ng 39th Infantry Battalion sa Barangay Bala, Magsaysay, Davao del Sur, malapit sa hangganan ng North Cotabato.

Sinabi ni 39th IB commanding officer Lt Col Rhodjun Rosales, nagsimula ang sagupaan alas 3:00 pa ng madaling araw hanggang alas 5:00 ng umaga kahapon. 


Role of Cotabato mayor in latest PDEA ops cited

COTABATO CITY --- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said Thursday it was for the support of Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi that they have busted another drug ring here late Wednesday.  

Juvenal Azurin, director of the PDEA-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said Thursday they cornered six suspects in their hideout at Purok Talitay in Barangay Rosary Heights 7 in Cotabato City with the help of Guiani-Sayadi.



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