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Village councilman hurt in North Cotabato ambush

COTABATO CITY – Police in North Cotabato have launched manhunt against two men riding tandem on motorbike who ambushed a village official Sunday night in Pikit, North Cotabato.

Police Lt. Colonel Bernard Tayong, speaking for North Cotabato police, said Colonel Maximo Layugan, provincial police director, has ordered massive manhunt after a witness provided vital information to the local police about the gunmen.

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Cotabato Light skeds 1 hour power interruption

What: Notice of Scheduled Power Interruption

When: May 19, 2019 (Sunday) 11:00 AM - 12:00 NN

Duration: 1 hour

Details:
To facilitate the primary line riser tapping which we cannot work on live (energized) line for the safety of our linemen.

Areas Affected:
In front of NDU ETD, and some portions of NDU and De Mazenod Avenue, Cotabato City

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Army recover rifle grenades, drug paraphernalia in Talitay operation

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – The troops of 90th Infantry Battalion and 61st Division Reconnaissance Company recovered a rifle grenade and drug paraphernalia as the military conducted clearing operation in Barangay Kilalan, Talitay, Maguindanao yesterday afternoon, May 15, 2019.

Also recovered were empty shells, bandolier, camouflage uniforms, ICOM radio and 23 pcs of Cal .50 (linked).

The clearing operation was part of the military operation against the presence of armed lawless groups (ALG) in Talitay town.

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Tatay binaril pero anak ang tinamaan, patay

LAKE Sebu, South Cotabato - Patay ang isang walong taong gulang na bata lalaki sa Barangay Lamfugon nang tamaan ng bala na nakalaan sana para sa kanyang tatay.

Sinabi ni Lake Sebu town police chief Major Jardi Mont Sibal na nasawi si Aiza Mindal, nakatira sa Sitio Takbo, Barnagay Lamfugon, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato.

Ayon kay Sibal, may kaalitan ang ama na nakilalang si Yok Mindal, Kahapon, dumating ang suspect na si Pat Lambuyo sa bahay ni Mindal kung saan nagkaroon sila ng pagtatalo.

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Tacurong driver kinunan ng lisensya dahil positibo sa paggamit ng droga

TACURONG CITY- Kinumpiska ng mga kasapi ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency o PDEA 12 ang lisensya ng isang tricycle driver na nagpositibo sa drug test na isinagawa sa Tacurong City Integrated TRansport Terminal kanina.

Ayon kay PDEA 12 Information Officer Kath Abad, ito ay kanilang ibibigay sa Land Transportation Office o LTO.

Ang LTO ay ahensya ng gobyerno na nagpapatupad ng Anti Drink and Drunk Driving Act.

Idinagdag ni Abad na ang nasabing driver ay kanila ring i-refer sa City Health Office ng Tacurong LGU para sa screening at assessment.

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New Isabela City mayor to focus on peace programs

BASILAN --- The new mayor of Isabela City is keen on promoting religious solidarity among Muslim and Christian constituents to boost the local investment climate and generate employment for the domestic labor sector.

Mayor-elect Sitti Djalia Turabin Hataman will take over on June 30 the post of Isabela City Mayor Al-Qaid Akbar.

Hataman defeated Isabela City Vice Mayor Cherry Akbar in a protracted mayoral race last Monday.

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4 na VCM, pumalya sa Arakan habang nasa kainitan ng botohan

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Nagamit ang apat na contingency na Vote Counting Machines sa bayan ng Arakan, North Cotabato matapos na pumalya din sa kalagitnaan ng botohan ang apat na mga VCM na mula sa mga barangay ng Binoongan, Anapoolon, Datu Ladayon at Naje.

Sinabi ni Election officer Aleah Alvarez na isa sa mga naging problema sa pagdaraos ng halalan kahapon sa bayan ay ang mahinang signal.

May isang guro din ang nag emergency back out dahil sa pumanaw ang kanyang ina pero agad naman itong napalitan at nagpatuloy ang botohan.

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Soc Pinol first to pull down campaign posters in N. Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Vice gubernatorial hopeful Socrates Pinol today made good his promise to personally help clear the province of his campaign posters after election and started removing them Tuesday.

Pinol who failed in his first try at the second highest post of the province said he will continue serving the people in whatever way he can as a civilian after his term as provincial board member ends on June 30 this year.

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North Cotabato results (partial/unofficial)

KBP-PPCRV PARTIAL AND UNOFFICIAL RESULTS IN REGION 12
Election Returns processed 97.67 percent

North Cotabato:

Governor
Catamco - 265,365 votes
Talinio - 262,191

Vice Governor
Mendoza - 318,990
Pinol - 203,756

Congress
1st district
Sacdalan - 86,807
Cabaya - 67,584
Sultan - 30,142

2nd district
Caoagdan - 69,769
Pinol - 45,579

3rd district
Tejada - 134,712

KIDAPAWAN CITY

Mayor
Evangelista - 38,110
Pinol - 22,873

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Twin blasts rock Cotabato City anew

COTABATO CITY – Two explosions rocked this city at past 10 p.m. today in a spot where two rifle grenades exploded on Sunday night, police said.

No casualty was reported and police and Army bomb experts are still in the area conducting post blast investigation.

The explosions occurred at the back of Cotabato City hall compound in exactly the same area where two rifle grenades, fired from a distance, landed and exploded at about the same time Sunday night.

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