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Kidapawan City LGU destroys open pipe mufflers

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Hundreds of modified motorcycle mufflers were destroyed by the Kidapawan City government as it intensify campaign against noise polllution and illegal mufflers.A road roller flattened the confiscated mufflers in a ceremony in front of the Kidapawan City hall Tuesday witnessed by Mayor Joseph Evangelista and other officials.Rey Manar, head of Kidapawan City traffic unit, the assorted mufflerswere seized during months of traffic law enforcement in the city.Locally known as Bora-bora (open pipe mufflers)the mufflers were improvised to create noise while the motorbike is run


Fire destroys 3 houses in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - At least three houses were razed to the ground in a fire that hit Rosales Street,Barangay Rosary Heights 6, Cotabato City Monday afternoon.Cotabato City Bureau of Fire Protection spokesperson Fire Inspector James Rah told DXMS Radyo Bida that the fire struck at about 4:30 p.m. in one of the houses made of light materials and quickly spread to adjacent homes.Rah said fire fighters arrived on time and put off the fire minutes later with the help of local residents.He said arson investigators are still determining what triggered the fire and thecost of damages.


Cotabato Light rations power

Power consumers inCotabato City, Datu Odin Sinsuat and Sultan Kudarat
towns in Maguindanao are now experiencing rotationalpower interruption of 2 to 3 hours
due to limited power supply from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) andstate-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM), the Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato
Light) announcedtoday.


Father, son die in shootout with cops in T'boli, South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY - A father and son tandem in T'boli, South Cotabato, believed to be engaged in illegal drug trade, traded shots with lawmen Saturday dawn and ended up dead, police said.Police also arrested three other men during the early Saturday morning shootout inT'boli, South Cotabato, according toChief Insp.


ARMM Governor Hataman receives 2015 Outstanding Governorship Award

COTABATO CITY– Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman, for the second time, received an Outstanding Governorship Award this year during ceremonies held on October 27 in Metro Manila.Superbrands Marketing International Inc.


Gunman shot dead Rural Bus inspector in Kabacan

KABACAN, North Cotabato - An unidentified gunman shot dead a bus inspector of Rural Transit at the town public terminal here onTuesday afternoon, police said.Senior Insp.


Authorities foil ASG bombing plot in Lamitan City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (PNA) – Police and military authorities have foiled a bombing attempt by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) brigands in Basilan province, an official said Tuesday.Senior Supt.


New Midsayap PNP chief vows to rid AOR of illegal drugs, peddlers

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato -A newly
designated police chief here has vowed to rid this town of illegal drugs and
persons engaged in illegal drug trade.
Supt. Gilbert Tuzon, who assumed Tuesday as new town
police chief here, said he will continue and intensify the programs of his
predecessor, Supt. Reynante Delos Santos.
Speaking during turn over ceremonies, Tuzon admitted
the tasks on his shoulders are quiet huge but vowed to do his best to address
security issues facing Midsayap, the most progressive town in North Cotabato.


FLASHand 5 die in DOS, Maguindanao ambush

COTABATO CITY - At least five persons were killed in an ambush along the national highway in Barangay Dulangan, Datu Odin Sinsuat (DOS), Maguidanao Monday afternoon, police said.Senior Inspector Lindsy Sinsuat, DOS town police chief, said the ambush happened at about 4:30 p.m. He said the report was sketchy.In his FB posts,Cotabato City Councilor Bruce Matabalao said one of the victims wasHadja Bai Lilang Ayunan, his aunt.The identities of the other victims were not yet available as of posting. Policeinvestigation is still going on.


Philippines' all-female singing group advances to Final 12 of X Factor UK

The all-Filipina singing group 4th Impact has made it to the Final 12 of The X Factor UK Saturday (Sunday in the Philippines).X Factor UK judgeCheryl Fernandez-Versini and the Pinay's mentorchose 4th Impact to the next round.Last September, Fernandez-Versini brought the girls Rome for their performance before Saturday's announcement.



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