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Inmate, believing family abandoned him, stops eating, dies

KIDAPAWAN CITY -For believing that his family has abandoned him, a 53-year old inmate died due to hypoglycemia after he stopped eating food prepared for him and the rest of the prisoners inside the jail in Makilala town in North Cotabato. Laurencio Umpay, resident of Barangay Mahongkog, Magpet who was accused of frustrated murder, has complained of rapid or fast heartbeat, dizziness, sweating, chills, and nausea – all symptoms of hypoglycemia.


Most wanted woman in illegal drug trade, 3 others arrested in Sto Nino town

STO. NINO, South Cotabato – A woman listed as No. 1 most wanted person engaged in illegal drug trade was arrestedalong with three others in a police anti-drug operation here over the weekend.Chief Inspector Joel Fuerte, Sto Nino town police chief, who personally led the operation, identified the suspects as Farida Buisan Ambalgan alias Bai Itum, Joemar Faelman Fieldad alias Peraw, Macky Tugay Malimblang and June Jay Calanza Cabantud, all residents of Barangay Ambalgan, a known illegal drug district in Sto Nino.Fuerte said the raid inPurok Bagong Lipunan, Barangay Teresita, Sto.


Farmer, cops foil bombing attempt of NGCP tower in N. Cotabato

CARMEN, North Cotabato – Police authorities
here foiled another bombing attempt by unidentified men of a steel pylon of the
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in Barangay Tacupan Sunday

Chief Inspector Julius Malcontento, Carmen town police
chief, said three improvised explosive devices (IEDs), attached to each other, were
found at the base of NGCP Steel Tower No. 110, located about 250 meters from
the Sayre Highway that links North Cotabato and Bukidnon.


Gov. Hataman grieves over death of Marawi police chief

Statement of ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman on the murder of Marawi City police chiefWe grieve over the murder of Marawi Police chiefAl Abner Wahab Santos, and condemn in the highest possible terms this heinous and cowardly act that demonstrates brutality and an utter lack of regard for the value of human life.Reports said that PoliceSupt. Santos was driving his vehicle when he was shot dead, Saturday afternoon, by still unidentified armed men in Barangay Luksa Datu in Marawi City.


Marawi police chief killed in ambush

COTABATO CITY (Oct. 17) – Unidentified armed ambushed and killed today the police chief of Marawi City in a daring attack, police said. Senior Insp. Ronald de Leon, police spokesperson of the Autonomous Region in Muslin Mindanao (ARMM), said Supt. Al Abner Wahab Santos, Marawi City police chief and resident of Pagadian City was driving is Mitsubishi when ambushed at 2:20 p.m. crossing Sarimanok, Barangay Luksa Datu. De Leon said the gunmen on board a separate Montero vehicle opened fire as Santos was approaching the village. He died on the spot from multiple gunshot wounds.


Lando slows down

Lando has slowed down while moving towards Isabela-Aurora area. PAGASA weather forecaster Samuel Duran said, the High Pressure Area (HPA) in the west Philippine Sea is blocking Lando.


130 presidential, 19 veep, 172 senatorial hopefuls

The Commission on Elections said 130 Filipinos wanted to be president in next year's elections.As of 5 p.m. Friday, the last day of filing of certificates of candidacy, the poll body received and recognized 130 COCs for individuals hoping to replace President Aquino on July 1, 2016.The number was 31 higher than in the 2010 national elections where there were 99 presidential aspirants.For Vice President, the Comelec said 19 candidates filed COCs. In 2010 polls, 20 hopefulshave filed for the vice presidential contest. For senator, 172 individuals have filed COCs from October 12 to16.


Its final, Duterte is not running for president

COTABATO CITY - Bong Go,in an TV interview, announced at 5 p.m. Friday that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is not running for president.Go, Duterte's executive assistant, quoted a an officialstatement from Duterteand A little over two years ago, I posted in the government website over the Internet that I was not interested in the Presidency.Nothing has changed. I am comfortable where I am now.If Inday Sara would want it, she has the choice of running in 2016 or the next election. Personally, the earlier the better. I want to retire. I am tired.


Eid Kabalu, MILF ex-spokesperson, seeks senate seat

COTABATO CITY - Former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) spokesperson Eid Kabalu has filed his certificate of candidacy at 3:50 p.m. at the Palacio del Gobernador in Intramuros, Manila.


Duterte on his way to Manila, aide says

DAVAO CITY -The miracle that people have prayed for appears to be unfolding.Sara Duterte-Carpio, daughter of Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte whose refusal to run for Mayor has waylaid plans to convince her father to run for President, has agreed to run for Mayor of Davao City.Earlier today, her brother, Paolo, filed his Certificate of Candidacy for Vice Mayor.The filing of the COCs of the siblings now clear the way for the Presidential run of the older Duterte who in three previous instances has pointed to the refusal of Sara to take over the mayorship as the reason behind his refusal to run



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