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Another inmate re-arrested by Maguindanao jail guards

COTABATO CITY - Another detainee who fled the Maguindanao provincial jail early today was rearrested Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.Jail Warden Macapagal Blao said Faizal Macarimbang was rearrested with the help of village officials of Barangay Poblacion 2, Cotabato City.Blao said Macarimbang was sighted in Barangay Poblacion 2 and the jail authorities coordinated with Barangay Chairperson Johair Madag.Madag negotiated with the escapee who quietly surrendered to jail officials at past 2 p.m.Blao said manhunt is still on for the remaining escapee, Fahad Sangki (facing theft charges),


Koronadal anti-drug council arrests 2 men in illegal drug trade

KORONADAL CITY - Police and anti-narcotics agents here arrested two persons in separate raids in the city as the campaign against illegal drugs went full swing.The Koronadal City PNP and City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC), led by Chief Insp. Rey Egos and CADAC Action Officer Dr. Glorio Sandig, arrested Ferdie Somblingo, 29 during a raid alongDe Pedro Street, Barangay General Paulino Santos, Koronadal City.


5 inmates bolt Maguindanao jail, 3 recaptured

COTABATO CITY - At the height of heavy down pour Tuesday night until Wednesday morning, five inmates of the Maguindanao provincial jail quietly bolted their cell and gained freedom.But three of them were re-arrested by responding elements of the Provincial Public Safety Battalion manning a checkpoint in Esteros, Cotabato City, according to Jail Warden Macapagal Blao.


Makilala highway mishap claims 2 lives

MAKILALA, Nortth Cotabato -- A militiaman and a rubber laborer were killed in two separate highway accident in one portion of the Cotabato-Davao highway Monday in Makilala, North Cotabato, apolice traffic officer said.


Militiaman in murder of comrades charged

KORONADAL CITY - Police have filed Monday murder and frustrated murder charges against a militiaman who shot dead his two comrades and wounded another in Tampakan, South Cotabato last week.Senior InspectorSherwin Boy Maglana, Tampakan police chief, told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida thatCAFGUMark Anthony Aradaza of Barangay San Isidro, Tampakan, has been charged before the local court.Maglana did not say whether or not Aradaza revealed what motivated him to kill comradesFrankly Viloria, 23 and Mark Anthony Macul, 26, both belonging to 7th CAA/CAFGU company under the supervision of the 27th Infantry


Wayward truck kills 1, hurt 31 in Kidapawan City

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Atricycle driver was killed while 31 others were injured when a wayward 10-wheeler truck swept through various vehicles and pedestrians along the national highway here Monday night, authorities said.During a flash report over DXND-AM Radyo Bida and DXDM-Happy FM witnesses said the huge truck was from Davao City and heading toward Cotabato City when it smashed several approaching vehicles near Crossing ARC, Balindong and Santol, Barangay Paco, Kidapawan City.


Fire hits Isabela City coast

COTABATO CITY - The Office of Civil Defense in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OCD-ARMM) today reported a fire incident in Isabela City, Basilan province.The OCD-ARMM said the conflagration erupted at about 5:30 p.m. from unknown origin.In its report, the OCD office said the fire gutted down undetermined number of houses at the Barangay Fort Area, Isabela City.Most of the destroyed houses were made of light materials situated along the coast.


Investors eye Matanog town for investments - mayor

MATANOG, Maguindanao -- Several foreign
investors from Asia, Middle East and South America are now in close contact
with the local government here for investment in agriculture.

Matanog Mayor Mohammad Kits” Guro said investors
are eyeing the rich and fertile soil for high value crops which is expected to
provide employment to the locals, specifically in the village of Langkong.

Langkong” is an Iranun term for fertile soil.

Based on studies conducted, the quality of soil is
exceptional,” Guro said.


Gunmen shot dead lady trader in Awang, Maguindanao

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguinanao – Police authorities here
remained clueless as to the motive behind the murder of a businesswoman on
Thursday night in Barangay Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat (DOS), Maguindanao.

Senior Insp. Lindsay Sinsuat, DOS town police chief, told DXMS-AM Radyo Bida investigators are still facing a blank wall on the motive and identity of
two men who posed as customers of the victim’s convenience store before the


DXND-AM at 51and Inspires, empowers listeners

KIDAPAWAN CITY - DXND Radyo Bida on Thursday celebrated its 51st founding anniversary with renewed commitment to serve its listeners with the information they needed amid entry of new media platforms.Now more known as DXND Radyo Bida 747, one of the three AM stations of the Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation (NDBC), the pioneer network in the then undivided Cotabato Empire, vows to continue inspiring its audience, aptly called Chief Executive Listeners (CEL), providing them valuable and meaningful information.Time has changed.



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