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MJ joints, shabu seized from 2 minors in Kidapawan City

KIDAPAWAN CITY  – Police authorities here arrested today two students engaged in peddling of dried marijuana leaves and suspected shabu during drug buy bust operation.

Police Colonel Ramil Hojilla, Kidapawan City police director, said about 40 sachets containing dried marijuana were seized from the two minors whose names were withheld by investigators.

Hojilla said the dried marijuana leaves has an estimated cost of Php20,000 while two sachets of suspected shabu were estimated to cost Php12,000.

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Marines prevent smuggling of goods from Sulu to Lanao del Sur

COTABATO CITY --- Members of the 5th Marine Battalion foiled Sunday an attempt to smuggle from Sulu some P3 million worth of cigarettes and other consumer goods to the seaside Malabang town in Lanao del Sur.

Army Major Gen Diosdado Carreon of the anti-crime Task Force Central said Monday four Tausug boatmen, Usman Hadjirul, 37, Madjid Hussin Pustahan, 35, Omar Hadjirul, 40, and the 26-year-old Faisal Amat, have been detained.

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Ranger battalion cites Basilan lawmaker’s peace initiatives

BASILAN --- The Army’s 3rd Scout Ranger Battalion awarded with a special citation plaque over the weekend Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman, lone congressional representative of Basilan, for his extensive support to the peacekeeping missions of the unit.

Hataman’s Program Against Violent Extremism, which he started while he was still governor of the now defunct Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, paved the way for the surrender of more than 200 members of the Abu Sayyaf in Basilan in the past three years.

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NDBC muling namahagi ng tulong para sa mga biktima ng lindol sa Makilala, North Cotabato

MAHIGIT 400 pamilyang bakwit mula sa dalawang mga barangay ng Makilala, North Cotabato ang mabibigyan ng solar-powered lights.

Sinabi ni Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation o NDBC Special Projects In-Charge Mae Piñol na pangungunahan ng mga personalidad ng HAPPY FM at RADYO Bida mula Cotabato city at Kidapawan city ang pamamahagi ng solar-powered lights ngayong umaga sa Barangay Sta. Felomina at Barangay Buena Bida.

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New Eastmincom commander named

DAVAO CITY – The current commander of the Army's 10th Infantry Division (ID) will assume as the 12th commander of the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) during a change of command ceremony on Saturday (January 25) at the Eastmincom headquarters here.

Maj. Gen. Jose Faustino, Jr. will replace Brig. Gen. Alfredo Rosario, who was designated acting commander when Gen. Felimon Santos Jr. was appointed as chief of staff of the Armed Force of the Philippines (AFP) earlier this year.

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BARMM cops remember SAF 44, offer prayers, flowers

PARANG, Maguindanao  – Police authorities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) today paid tribute and remember the acts of heroism of 44 elite police force who perished during law enforcement operations in Mamasapano, Maguindanao five years ago today.

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USM rules microbiologists exam

LOOK: Top 1 sa December 2019 Microbiologist Board Examinations si Noralyn Maguib Subpangan na tubong Mlang, North Cotabato.

Siya ay produkto din Mlang,National High School at graduate ng University of Southern Mindanao Kabacan Campus.

Bukod sa kanya ay nag top din ang tatlong iba pa na mga mag-aral ng Kabacan main Campus.

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Kuwaiti employer ni Jeanelyn Villavende, nag alok ng P59-M blood money, pamilya tumanggi

NORALA, South Cotabato - Hindi nagtapos sa paghatid kay Jeanelyn Villavende sa kanyang huling hantungan kahapon ang paghangad ng hustisya ng kanyang pamilya sa pagkasawi nito sa bansang Kuwait.

Sa katunayan ayon sa ama ni Jeanelyn na si Avelardo tatanggihan ng kanilang pamilya ang mahigit P59 million na alok na blood money ng mga kaanak ng employer na suspek sa pagpatay sa kanyang anak.

Ayon kay Avelardo hindi pera kungdi hustisya ang gusto ng kanilang pamilya sa brutal na sinapit ng kanyang anak sa kamay ng kanyang mga employer. 

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Socoteco 1 skeds 9-hour power outages in Koronadal on Saturday, Sunday

Scheduled power interruption on January 25, 2020 (Saturday) 8:00AM-5:00PM

Areas to be affected:
ENTIRE MATULAS SUBSTATION including:

FEEDER 11
Portion of Koronadal covering the following:
Purok Pag-asa, Purok San Miguel, Sitio Salkan of Brgy. Paraiso, Brgys. Sta. Cruz, Sitio Acub, San Isidro, Mambucal, Assumption, Arellano St., Agreville Ph. 3, San Antonio Ph. 1,2,3, Carmelas Homes, Agan Homes, Agan East, Amurao Subd., St. Gabriel Subd. Yellow Bell Subd., RAMA/SOCOMEDICS Hospital.

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Cotabato Light skeds 6-hour power interruption

COTABATO CITY - The Cotabato Light and Power Company has scheduled a 6-hour power interrution on Saturday along portions of Barnagay Rosary Heights 2, particularly to some portions of Purok Sampaloc, Dapdap area.

This is to facilitate line maintenance works on Jan. 25 from 6 a.m. to 12 noon.

However, power will be immediately restored when works are done ahead of schedule.  

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