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Cotabato City heightens security after grenade blast

COTABATO CITY – The city police office has set up additional checkpoints and deployed more policemen on the streets following a grenade explosion at a residential area here on Monday night.

No one was hurt in the incident but has caused panic among residents of San Pablo Village in this city.

“We are still establishing a lead to the incident,” Capt. Rustom Pastolero, city police station 2 chief, said in an interview on Tuesday.

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Dapat tularan: Mlang LGU recognizes lowly worker's honesty

MLANG, North Cotabato – Kusang loob na ibinalik ni Cristano Bacalso alyas “Nonoy” sa may ari ang isang waist pack na naglalaman ng mahigit P80,000 na naiwan sa isang bangketa sa palengke ng Mlang noong hapon ng October 21, 2020.

Sa salaysay ni Bacalso, bandang alas kwatro ng madaling araw noong October 22, 2020 habang siya ay nagwawalis sa nasabing bangketa ay napulot nito ang isang maliit na waist pack na medyo nakatago sa isang upuan.

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Floods submerge Cotabato City's low lying communities

COTABATO CITY – At least 10 villages in the city have been underwater due to heavy down pour Sunday, the city disaster office today said.

The Cotabato City disaster risk reduction and management council, reported that among the flooded areas are those sitting beside the city’s tributataries and Rio Grande de Mindanao.

These are Rosary Heights 8, Barangays Tamontaka 1,2, 3, 4 and 5, Rosary Heights 3, 5 and 7, Barangay Poblacion Mother, Poblacion 1, 2, 3, 8 and 9, Rosary Heights 3, 6 and 7.

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PRO-12 RD pays last respect to fallen North Cotabato cop

Police Regional Office 12- PBGEN MICHAEL JOHN F DUBRIA, Regional Director, PRO 12 confers Medalya ng Kagalingan and gives cash assistance to slain cop PSMS Manuel morning of October 23, 2020 at Wood Heaven Funeral Homes Barangay Manongol, Kidapawan City.

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BASTA ILONGGA GWAPA: Ilonggos rejoice over Mateo’s Miss Universe PH victory

ILOILO CITY – The llonggo community is one in rejoicing with Rabiya Mateo after she won the Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) 2020 crown Sunday morning.

“The Ilonggo community is truly proud of her achievement. She is an epitome that Iloilo City can truly level-up and rise above challenges during these times,” Mayor Jerry Treñas said.

In an official statement posted at the city government website, Treñas said Mateo “is indeed a phenomenal woman with heartfelt beauty”.

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20k pamilya sa NoCot, apektado ng pagbaha

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Nanatili pa rin ngayon sa mga evacuation center ang nasa 18, 497 na mga pamilya na lubos na naapektuhan ng baha sa Cotabato Province dahil sa patuloy na nararanasang pag-ulan sa ibat-ibang bahagi ng Central Mindanao.

Pinaka-apektado dito ang bayan ng Pikit, Kabacan, Makilala, Matalam at sa bayan ng Antipas batay sa report ng bawat Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.

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NDBC COVID WATCH: 64 win fight vs virus, 63 new cases and 5 deaths in Region 12

COTABATO CITY - Five patients diagnosed with Covid-19 have died as of yesterday, raising the death toll on Covid 19 related disases to 71, the Department of Health said.

Also yesterday, 64 patients suffering from the virus have survived and are on their way home to fully recover. The total number of patients to have recovered rose to 1,651.

Of the 64 recovered cases, 26 were from Gen. Santos City, Cotabato City (24), South Cotabato (12), and North Cotabato (2).

The five fatalities were described as follows: 

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Humble beginnings of Bubong CCNHS site

What began in 2010 as an extension facility of the Cotabato City National High School (CCNHS) is now a functional institution but still needs continuing support from prospective benefactors to maximize its operation.

The Bubong Site of the CCNHS located in the interior Barangay Bubong in west of Cotabato City started a decade ago only with two classrooms in a swampy field near the tourist attraction Timako Hill.

The school was activated in 2010 but its present administration workforce took off and became fully operational only in 2013.

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GenSan informal workers get over P14-M in gov’t aid

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has released over PHP14 million in emergency employment and livelihood assistance this year to informal workers here.

Fatima Bataga, head of the DOLE field office, said Thursday the grants were part of the sustained rollout in the city of its flagship DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

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Estudyante, patay sa pamamaril sa M'lang, North Cotabato kagabi

MLANG, North Cotabato - Patay ang 21 anyos na lalaking kumakain lang matapos pagbabarilin sa Magsaysay Avenue, Barangay Poblacion M'lang alas 8:00 kagabi.

Kinilala ang biktima na si Aldrin Mendigoria Tangonan Jr. na residente ng Barangay Osias, Kabacan, Cotabato.

Sa report, kumakain lang ang biktima kasama ang kaibigan nito nang lapitan ng suspek na kinilalang si Jerson Dulana Papna, 42 anyos, isang laborer at residente ng Bialong, Mlang.

Dito ay unang sinuntok ng suspek ang biktima bago nito binaril na tinamaan sa noo.

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