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Journalists denounce DILG officer over tongue lashing incidents  

TAGUM CITY — Not once or twice but thrice. Yes, she emphatically did it three times. In eight minutes, the Department of Interior and Local Government assistant provincial director Janet Palmera scolded journalists on Friday morning while they were on coverage for the inauguration of the first operation of the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) in Tagum City.

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Former SoCot provincial board member slain in gun attack

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato - Patay ang dating ABC President ng South Cotabato at ngayoy Barangay Kagawad ng Poblacion, Polomolok sa pamamaril ngayong hapon sa Dahlia Street ng nasabing bayan.

Kinilala ang biktima na si Kagawad Vicente Yungco Jr na minsan ay miembro ng South Cotabato provincial board bilang ex-officio member dahil pangulo siya ng samahan ng mga barangay kapitan sa buong lalawigan.

Nabatid na sakay si Yungco sa kanyang puting crosswind vehicle ng pinagbabaril ng riding tandem suspeks.

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Army division opens own drug testing center

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – In an effort to make every soldier drug free and fit for service to the Filipino people, 6th Infantry “Kampilan” Division commander Maj. Gen. Diosdado Carreon ordered the establishment of drug testing center within the camp.

Now completed, the drug center was inaugurated with Brig. Gen. Juvymax R. Uy, 6th ID assistant division commander as guest of honor and Fr. Gil Asilo of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) congregation as presiding prelate.

It is located inside Camp Siongco Station Hospital.

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Bangkay ng babae natagpuan sa Banga, South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY - Patay na nang matagpuan ng mga trabahante ng isang kompanya ang isang babae sa Purok Maligaya, Barangay Lambingi, Banga, South Cotabato alas sais y medya ng umaga kanina.

Kinilala ni Lambingi Barangay Chairman Evelyn Acojedo at mister mismo nitong si Jerry Sakam ang biktima na si Lorena Saman Sakam , 35 years old at nakatira sa kalapit na Sitio ng Lamtabong sa nasabing barangay.

Lumabas sa inisyal na pagsisiyasat ng mga pulis na ang biktimang si Sakam ay pinalo sa ulo at dibdib ng kawayan na naging sanhi ng kanyang dagliang pagkasawi.

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Cebu LGU extends aid to NoCot quake victims

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Officials of Cebu City government took time out and flew here Monday to extend aid to earthquake victims in this city and in North Cotabato.

Headed by Mayor Edgardo Labella, the Sugbo government officials that included City Councilors Niña Mabatid, Dave Tumulak and Don-Don Hontiveros, Cebu City Division on the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) team, Atty. Floro Casas, Atty. Jose Daluz and Atty. Castillo brought tons of goods to the people who are most affected in Tulunan and Makilala North Cotabato.

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SoCot town now drug-cleared

KORONADAL CITY  - The Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing Program officially declared all the 13 villages of Tantangan town in South Cotabato as drug-cleared in a ceremony held at the Tantangan Municipal Hall Friday morning.

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Cops arrest alleged BIFF members in Sultan Kudarat town

KORONADAL CITY  - Two Alleged members of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) were arrested Monday in Columbio town, Sultan Kudarat Province.

Police Capt. Arnel Legada, Columbio PNP chief, said they served two separate search warrants around 3:30 in the morning against Solaiman Maonon and Mamatantu Dindo, both residents of
Purok 3, at Barangay Makat.

Authorities seized from the house of Maonon an  M16 Rifle, 27 5.56 mm live ammunition, a hand grenade, and a short steel magazine for M16 rifle.

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NGCP restores earthquake-damaged Kidapawan Substation ahead of schedule

DAVAO CITY - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has announced today that it has restored its Kidapawan Substation on Sunday, November 10, ahead of its November 17 target energization.

Michael Ortega Ligalig, speakign for NGCP-Davao, said the substation is now ready to fully accommodate power from Mt. Apo Geothermal Power Plant (MAGPP) to the Mindanao grid once it goes online.

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Council approves loan plan for Kidapawan relief, rehab efforts 

KIDAPAWAN CITY --- The Kidapawan City council on Monday approved the mayor’s plan to avail of a P100 million bank loan for the rehabilitation of earthquake-stricken constituent-communities.

Williamor Magbanua, city information officer, said Tuesday members of the Sangguniang Panglunsod unanimously gave Mayor Joseph Evangelista their imprimatur for his office to proceed with the local government unit’s application for a bank loan to sustain its relief and rehabilitation efforts for thousands of residents displaced by tremors in the past four weeks.

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NDBC BIDA BALITA (11.12.19)

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1. Ilang mga lugar ng Makilala, North Cotabato, inulan ng yelo habang mga pansamantalang tirahan ng mga bakwit, sinira ng malakas na ulan at hangin.

2. GRANADA, natagpuan sa garahe ng mataas na opisyal ng isang construction firm sa Cotabato city.

3. Cafgu Member, inaresto ng mga pulis matapos tutukan ng armas ang isang barangay kagawad sa Tantangan, South Cotabato

4. Malacañang, payag umano sa plano ni VP Robredo na tanggalin ang Oplan Tokhang.

 

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