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Opening BARMM’s tourism sector among major feats of peace process

MANILA – The opening up of the tourism industry in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) through an inter-regional airline route is a major feat in the region’s peace and order situation, according to Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU).

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Sultan Kudarat security officer slain in Koronadal gun attack

KORONADAL CITY - Patay ang nakamotorsiklong lalaki nang pagbabaril sa Sueno Village Barangay, Morales, Koronadal City pasado alas syete kagabi.

Kinilala ng Koronadal PNP na pinamumunuan ni Pol. Lt. Col. Joedy Lito Guisinga ang nasawing biktima na si Carl Ian Mangudadatu, 43 anyos at nakatira sa Marvel Homes, sa lungsod.

Ang nasabing biktima ay kawani din ng provincial government ng Sultan Kduarat at miembro ng provincial security unit at nagsilbing security guard ni dating Sujltan Kudarat Gov. Pax Mangudadatu.

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PRRD's birthday wish for Sara: 'Good health, success'

MANILA – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is wishing his daughter, Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio, a "good health" and "success" in leading the country as the second top government official in the next six years.

That was Duterte's birthday message for Sara who turns 44 on Tuesday, acting Presidential Spokesperson and Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said in a virtual press conference.

"The President's wishes for our Vice President-elect are good health and success in her role as the second highest official of the land," Andanar said.

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AFP eyes Dawlah Islamiya in Koronadal, Tacurong bombings

Military authorities believed Dawlah Islamiyah terror group could be behind the bombings in Koronadal and Tacurong.

Brig. Gen. Eduardo Gubat, commander of the 6th Infantry Division, has ordered hightened alert status on all Army units under the Joint Task Force Central (JTFC) following twin bombings in Koronadal and Tacurong City.

Gubat, also commander of JTFC, believed that the bombings could be the handiwork of followers of Abu Torayfe, leader of Dawlah Islamiyah terrorist group in Maguindanao.

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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)

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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.
 

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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