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Surallah lineman dies, Kidapawan motorist hurts in highway mishap

SURALLAH, South Cotabato - An lineman of the South Cotabato Electric Cooperative (SOCOTECO-1) has died while another was hurt when two motorbikes collidedin Barangay Pag-asa, here Sunday.Police Officer Roel Ofamin of Surallah PNP identified the slain motorist as Reggie Escobillo, 27, resident of Barangay Libertad, Surallah.He died on the spot.The wounded and is now in the hospital was identified as Heden Manoz Villarito, 24 of Barangay Lanao, Kidapawan City.


(UPDATE) 9 die in North Cotabato highway mishap

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Nine persons were killed while four others were hurt when a Toyota Hi-Ace passenger van from Davao City hit a roadside tree in Matalam, North Cotabato early Saturday morning, police said.Chief Inspector Elias Colonia, Matalam town police chief, told DXND Radyo Bida Kidapawan, the incident happened at 2:50 a.m. in Barangay West Patadon, along portions of the Cotabato-Davao highway.


Elderly receives medical-dental services from Maguindanao Peoples Medical Team

COTABATO CITY -- Senior citizens of Barangay Landasan, Parang, Maguindanao on Thursday availed of medical services courtesy of the Maguindanao provincial government.DXMS Radyo Bida reported the medical mission by the Peoples Medical Team of Maguindanao came as the country observes National Elderly Week this October.Tim Ambolodto, speaking for Medical Team, said similar activity will not only happen in Barangay Landasan but in as many communities around the province where people can avail of medical and dental services.Ambolodto said organizations and local government units can send in reque


Hataman condemns deadly Isabela City roadside bombing

COTABATO CITY -- Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on Friday condemned the deadly roadside bombing in Isabela City in what could be the worst ever bombing in Basilan province using an improvised explosive.Four were killed while 11 others were wounded in the incident.Isabela City is under Administrative Region 9 but is located at one side of Basilan, an island province inside the territory of ARMM.Hataman, chair of the inter-agency ARMM peace and order council, said he directed the region’s police director, Chief Supt.


UPDATEand 4 die as IED explodes in Isabela City, Basilan

ISABELA CITY (PNA) -– Three people were killed while the city's vice mayor escaped unhurt in a roadside bombing in the city on Thursday, the police said.Police said another victim died in the hospital, raising death toll to 4.Supt. Albert Larubis, local police chief, disclosed the incident took place around 1:10 p.m.


Flashand IED explodes inside Yellow Bus in Polomolok, 19 hurt

KORONADAL CITY – An improvised explosive device went off at past 12 noon today inside a unit of Yellow Bus Lines in Polomolok, South Cotabato, leaving at least 19 passengers wounded, police said.Senior Supt. Jose Biones, South Cotabato police provincial director, told a local radio station in Gen. Santos City thatscene of the crime operatives and police bomb disposal unit personnel are still conducting post blast investigation.Samuel Batol, bus conductor of YBL unit with license plate MWB-296 and body number 2008, said the bus had just left Polomolok bus terminal heading for Gen.


Cloudy, rain with isolated thunderstorms prevail over Mindanao

At 11:00 AM, the Low Pressure Area was located at 75 kms east of Virac, Catanduanes.WEATHER TODAYand Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms will be experienced over Metro Manila, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas and the provinces of MINDORO, Marinduque and Romblon. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms will prevail over Central Mindanao and therest of the country.


Missing tarpaulin graphic designer found dead

COTABATO CITY - After 20 days, Ishmael Micky Imam Glang, a 27-year-old tarpaulin designer who went missing, has been found.The remains of Micky was found inside a sack along a riverinLugay-Lugay ditrict, Barangay Bagua 1, Cotabato City at 10 a.m. Monday.Police believed he has been dead for several days. His decomposing remains was fished out by villagers and family members.Family members identified him through his shirts and shorts, the clothes he had when he was last seen on September 8.


Gilas Pilipinas vs. Japan at 4:45 p.m. today

MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas will play Japan at 4:45 p.m. Sunday as the Filipino cagers face tougher competition in the second round of the FIBA Asia Championship today in Chnagsha, Hunan, China.In a statement,www. fiba .com/ asia /2015, said will be facing three teams that also advanced from Group A. These are Iran, the reigning FIBA Asia champion, India and Japan.Gilas has a 1-1 record with the victory against Kuwait was not included in its win-loss record because Kuwait was already eliminated before bowing to RP squad.On Monday, Gilas faces undefeated Iran at 11:45 a.m.


Banga PNP, PDEA conduct info drive vs. illegal drugs

KORONADAL CITY - To contain the seemingly rising cases of illegal drug use and pushing in Banga, South Cotabato, the local PNP has intensified its campaign through education and information dissemination.A drug symposium was held Friday inBarangay Lamba, Banga, South
Cotabato with more than 100 youth in attendance.Police Senior



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