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Datu Guimid "Jimmy" Matalam dies, 84

SUMAKABILANG BUHAY NA si DATU GUIMID JIMMY MATALAM, dating Congressman ng Maguindanao, dating vice governor ng binuwag na ARMM.  Siya ay naging assemblyman din ng Maguindanao second district.

Kilala siya sa tawag na Datu Jimmy, anak ni dating Cotabato Empire Gov. Datu Udtog Matalam at kamag-anak din ni dating Gen. Salipada K. Pendatun at dating MILF founding chairman Salamat Hashim.

Siya ay pumanaw dahil sa matagal nang karamdaman.

Bapa Guimid “DATU JIMMY” Matalam

-former Congressman 2nd District of Maguindanao (1987-1992 and 2001-2004)


SoCot dads OK lifting of open-pit mining ban

KORONADAL CITY – The majority of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) members approved Monday the amendments to the environment code of South Cotabato province, particularly the provision on the lifting of the ban on open-pit mining in Tampakan town.
Voting for the ban's lifting were SP board members Glezel Trabado, who acted as presiding officer in the absence of Vice Governor Vicente de Jesus, Larry de Pedro VI, chairman of the Environment Committee, Dardanilo Dar, Noel Escobillo, Antonio Fungan, Eamon Gabriel Mati, and Henry Ladot.


Comelec-NBOC nearly done with senators, party-list canvassing

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), has already canvassed 149 of 173 Certificates of Canvass (COC) of the May 9 elections.

Comelec spokesperson, Director John Rex Laudiangco, said in a press briefing on Saturday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum Tent in Pasay City that they are waiting for the remaining 24 COC to be electronically and manually submitted to the NBOC.

Three COC will be electronically transmitted from Jordan, Hong Kong, and Lanao del Sur.


3 die in Buluan shooting near voting center

Three village watchmen serving as perimeter peacekeepers were shot to death by still unidentified gunmen in Buluan, Maguindanao at 8:15 today.

Buluan PNP Chief Lt. Cemafranco Cemacio the victims were members of Buluan Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT).

The attackers remained unknown, voting was not interrupted despite the incident that occured just outside the voting center in Bulual Central School.

A driver of a mayoral candidate was also attacked and stabbed while driving near the voting center.


PNP to serve as Electoral Board for Cotabato City polls

Breaking! Higit na 500 na special BEI na mga pulis, napagkasunduan ng kapwa panig ng UBJP mayor candidate Bruce Matabalao at kampo ni Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi na magsisilbing BEI para sa Cotabato City.

Kinumpirma ito ni PNP-BARMM Joint Special Operations Task Group Head Brig. Gen. Pablo Labra sa panayam ng Kutangbato News.

Below is photo of Lustre J about soldiers and police at the entrance of Cotabato City Central Pilot Elementary School where the final testing and sealing was yet to begin at 530 p.m.  


Cotabato Light announces brownout due to NGCP emergency power interruption


Notice of NGCP Emergency Power Interruption

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Time: 08:45 AM - 9:15am and 3:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Affected Areas: Whole franchise area of Cotabato Light. 

Reason:  To facilitate the transfer of MAGELCO M2&M5 from Tac. to S.K. S/S. Relocation of str # 276B from its original location due to eroded foundation caused by Flash flooding and the normalization of loads afterwards.


Cartographic sketch, CCTV footage ng bus bombing suspect, isinapubliko ng PNP

PARANG, Maguindanao - Ipinalabas na ng PNP Special Investigation Task Group ng PNP-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao ang cartographic  sketch ng pinaniniwalaang responsable sa pagpapasabog ng bomba sa loob ng Rural Tours bus sa Parang, Maguindanao nitong linggo na ikinasugat ng anim katao.

Ipinalabas na din ng PNP ang CCTV footage ng bus na nakakuha ng video ng suspect na pababa ng sasakyan.

Ang publiko na may alam sa kinaroroonan ng suspect ay maaring makipag-ugnayan sa pinakamalapit na police office.


UBJP, MILF support VP Robredo's presidential bid

CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao -- The leadership of the Moro Islammic Liberation Front (MILF) and its political arm, the United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP), today endorsed Vie President Leni Robredo's presidential bid.

Robredo flew to Maguindanao to be present during the formal declaration of support that came as she celebrates her birthday.

It was the first time that the MILF has publicly declare support to a presidential aspirant.


Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Reading I Ez 37:21-28

Thus says the Lord GOD: I will take the children of Israel from among the nations to which they have come, and gather them from all sides to bring them back to their land. I will make them one nation upon the land, in the mountains of Israel, and there shall be one prince for them all. Never again shall they be two nations, and never again shall they be divided into two kingdoms.


Drug den demolished, 4 nabbed in PDEA anti-drug ops in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A drug-den owner and three other drug personalities were arrested during anti-narcotic operation conducted by joint operatives of PDEA Cotabato Provincial Office and Kidapawan City Police Station on Monday night at Barangay Amas here.

The arrested drug personalities were identified as Nestor Mapili , 53, vulcanizing shop and drug den owner, Edwin Genota, 26, Angelito Garilles, 45, and Jeremy Patrecio, 40, all residents of Kidapawan City.

The vulcanizing shop serving as a drug den owned by Mapili has been operating for more than a year already.



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