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Cotelco announces scheduled power service interruption

KIDAPAWAN CITY - The Cotabato Electric Cooperative (Cotelco) today announced the scheduled power interruption on Friday, April 12, affecting this city and Pres. Roxas and Matalam area.

This is to inform you that we will have a SCHEDULED power interruption on the following scheduled date and affected area, to wit:

April 12, 2024 (Friday) - 4 hours

Power Off- 8:00 AM Power On- 12:00NN


Massive replacement of pin type insulators.

Affected Area:

Kidapawan Area:


Police recover 6 high powered guns in DOS, MagNorte

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao Norte - Six  high-powered firearms and war paraphernalia were recovered and seized by the Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipal Police Station, 1st Platoon of the 62nd Division Reconnaissance Company, and 2nd Manauever Platoon, 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company in a joint area security and reconnaissance patrol at Sitio Kabatayan, Barangay Labungan, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte on April 6, 2024.


PBBM declares April 10 regular holiday to mark Eid'l Fitr

MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has declared April 10 a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr, or the culmination of the fasting month of Ramadan for Muslims.

In his Proclamation 514, Marcos said the declaration of April 10 as a regular holiday aims to “bring the religious and cultural significance of Eid’l Fitr to the fore of national consciousness.”

The President added that declaring Eid’l Fitr a holiday will “allow the entire Filipino nation to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in peace and harmony.”


BARMM has new police regional director

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao Norte - Police Brig. Gen. Prexy Dugas Tanggawohn was installed as new police regional director for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muilim Mindanao (BARMM), replacing Brig. Gen. Allan Nobleza.

Tanggawohn is the 30th police regional director for BARMM.  




17 dead in Cotabato province highway mishap

KIDAPAWAN CITY – At least 17 people were burned to death in a highway mishap when a cargo truck rammed a passenger van along the national highway in Antipas, Cotabato at about noon Monday.

Major Godofredo Tupas II, Antipas municipal police station chief, said the accident occurred in Purok 2, Barangay Luhong, Antipas at past 12:30 that left all the passengers of the Toyota Hi-Ace van burned to death.


4 soldiers die in an ambush in MagSur 

DATU HOFFER, Maguindanao del Sur —  Four soldiers were killed here after they were ambushed by suspected Dawlah Islamiya Sunday morning, the military here said.

Three of the fatalities members of the 40th Infantry Battalion (IB) and a member of 3rd Army Cavalry under the 601st Infantry Brigade.

They were ambushed at 9 a.m. along the village of Tuayan 1 in Datu Hoffer town in Maguindanao del Sur, according to Brig. General Oriel Pangcog, 601st Infantry Brigade commander.


Bishop voices concern over allowing civilians to own semi-automatic rifles

A Catholic bishop has reservations about the Philippine police move to allow civilians to own semi-automatic rifles.

Bishop Oscar Jaime Florencio of the military diocese said he is personally against allowing civilians to possess rifles, or any firearms for that matter.

“Why will we need those guns? Give them to authorities. If civilians are allowed to have guns, it might cause another big problem,” Florencio said over Radio Veritas.

The bishop cited the situation in the United States as an example, where mass shooting incidents are on the rise.


Cotabato Light announces power interruption in Biniruan, Cotabato City on March 10

To all our valued customers, please be informed of the scheduled power interruption affecting customers in Biniruan, Cotabato City, on Sunday, March 10, 2024, from 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM (4 hours).

This is to facilitate relocation of poles in the area.


Lanao Sur drug peddler nabbed, P476K shabu seized

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao Norte - Joint police operatives arrested a suspected drug peddler ang seized from him over P476,000 worth of prohibited drugs during law enforcement operation in Brgy. Dilimbayan, Maguing, Lanao Del Sur.

Citing the reports from Lanao Del Sur PPO, drug suspect was successfully arrested after a meticulous month-long case and surveillance.

Recovered from the suspect two pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu worth P340,000 and P136,000, respectively. Also seized were marked money.


Suspect sa pagpatay kay dating Cotabato City security chief ret. Colonel Balquin, naaresto

ITO ang kinumpirma ni CIDG BARMM Chief Lt.Col Ariel Huesca matapos maaresto ang suspek pasado alas 6:00 ngayong gabi sa Purok Lugay-Lugay, Barangay Bagua 1, Cotabato City.

Nahuli ang suspek na kinilalang si Orlan Ayunan alyas Orlan Lindungan Ayunan ,31-anyos na taga Kalanganan Mother Barangay ng lungsod, matapos ang isilbi ang warrant of arrest laban sa kanya.

Ang suspek ay isa umanong BPAT member

Pinangunahan ng CIDG BARMM ang operasyon katuwang ang 1st Marine Brigade, Police Station 4, Cotabato City Police Station at iba pang law enforcement units.



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