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BARMM human rights lawyer escapes assassin's bullets

COTABATO CITY - Maguindanao provincial director of the Bangsamoro Human Rights Commission na si Atty. Ariff Lao, nakaligtas matapos pagbabarilin ang kanilang sasakyan matapos lamang itong bumili ng burger sa Sinsuat Avenue, bandang 7pm kanina.

Sa initial report, dalawang lalaking sakay ng motorsiklo ang dumating at pinaputukan si Lao subalit ito ay hindi tinamaan.

Kinumpirma ni Mayor Bruce Matabalao ang nasabing pangyayari.

Si Atty. Lao ay kamag anak ng asawa ni Mayor Matabalao.

“Luckily, his wife was unharmed,” Mayor Matabalao said.


Magnitude 5.6 quake rocks mainland Mindanao

COTABATO CITY – A magnitude 5.8 earthquake rocks mainland Mindanao Tuesday tha revived the horrors of August 1976 tremor that hit the region.

The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the tremor that came at 1:24 p.m. was tectonic in origin and the epicenter was located 36 kilometers wet of Lebak, Sultan Kudarat.

It was generated by the Cotabato trench, the Phivolcs Cotabato said in a statement.


FVR dies at 94

MANILA – Former president Fidel V. Ramos has died at the age of 94.

Ramos’ family has yet to release a statement as of posting time.

The Office of the Press Secretary expressed condolences to the family of Ramos, the country’s 12 Chief Executive from 1992 to 1998.


Police destroy 3-hectare Lanao del Sur marijuana farm

COTABATO CITY - Authorities destroyed three hectares of Marijuana plants in Maguing town in Lanao del Sur Thursday.

Col. Jibin Boncayao, Lanao del Sur provincial police director, said Friday their anti-narcotics agents placed at no less than P12 million the value of the marijuana shrubs in a three-hectare farm in Barangay Bato-Bato, Maguing that police personnel uprooted and burned.

The raiding team also found five assault rifles in an abandoned makeshift outpost close to the marijuana farm.


BREAKING: Ama ni Dr. Yumol, patay sa pamamaril sa Lamitan City

Binaril at napatay ang ama ni Dr. Chao Tiao Yumol habang ito ay nasa kanyang tahanan sa Claret lane, Barangay Maganda, Lamitan city Basilan.

Naganap ang pamamaril alas 6:30 kaninang umaga.

Ang dalawang mga suspect ay sakay ng motorsiklo at naka bonnet.

Nakatayo sa harap ng kanyang bahay si Rolando Yumol nang dumating ang mga supsect at agad siyang pinagbabaril.

Patay na si Rolando nang idating sa ospital.


Images of Abra Magnitude 7.3 quake

May be an image of 3 people and outdoors


PBBM orders immediate help for Abra quake victims

MANILA – President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has ordered the immediate delivery of relief assistance to the victims of the strong earthquake that jolted Abra province on Wednesday morning.


Lamitan former mayor, two others slain in shooting inside Ateneo Campus in QC

COTABATO CITY – Former Lamitan City Mayor Rose Furigay and two others were slain in a incident inside Ateneo de Manila University on Sunday, July 24, the national media and radio reports said.

In a statement released to journalists, the Quezon City Police said slain in the 2:55 p.m. shooting were:

Former Lamitan Mayor Rose Furigay

Jeneven Bandiola

Victor George Capistrano

The Phiippine Daily Inquirer reported that another relative was being treated at a hospital for unspecified injuries.


Sitangkai’s first government center in 16 years; first wet market building in ages

SITANGKAI, Tawi-Tawi — Bangsamoro regional officials over the weekend marked the ground under low-tide seawater for the construction of a market building on stilts here.

The proposed structure will stand in the heart of Sitangkai’s Barangay Datu Baguinda Putih, a small multi-trading village by night and day, officials and residents have said.


Cotelco skeds power interruption in Kidapawan, Matalam on July 23

TIME : 8:00 AM - 12:00 NN (4 HOURS)
REASON : To conduct final line clearing.
AFFECTED AREAS : Sandawa Phase 1, 2, 3 and 4, Urban Poor,
Delima Subd., Bangsamoro Village, portion of Brgy. Singao, Sunny Meadows Subd., and Purok Guava, Brgy. Singao, Kidapawan City.




TIME : 8:00 AM - 12:00 NN (4 HOURS)

REASON : To conduct final line clearing.



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