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Gunmen strafe Maguindanao Norte village chair's home, nobody hurt

COTABATO CITY -- Gunmen strafed the house of a village chairperson in Maguindanao del Norte on Monday night in what the village official believed was politically motivated.

Chairman Guiaber Dalinding of Barangay Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao del Norte told DXMS Radyo Bida that gunmen using assault rifles fired at the main entrance of his residence at past 8 p.m.


Cotabato Light announces NGCP initiated power service interruption on March 19

COTABATO CITY – The Cotabato Light and Power Company announces power service interruption initiated by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Sunday, March 19, 2023.

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In this scheme, the Cotabato Light feeders will be drawing power from Tacurong sub-station via Tacurong-Datu Saudi Ampatuan 69KV line.

The time of isolation and restoration may vary depending on the situation particularly if there are intervening factors like the real time frequency level, weather, peace and order, equipment and line integrity, and others.



Cotelco advisory: Power service interruption in Mlang, Tulunan




TIME: 12:00 NN - 1:00 PM (1 HOUR)


Preventive maintenance for M3 Substation Bagonsilang, Makilala

Affected area:

Whole coverage area of M3- Bagonsilang Substation

FEEDER 31 - Substation to Public Market, Brgy. New Cebu Makilala, Poblacion, Brgy. Saguing.

Brgy. Conception, Sitio New Corilla, Sitio Sta. Cruz, Brgy. Garsika, Part of Brgy. Malasila. Brgy. Libertad,

Katipunan II, New Rizal,


Socoteco 1 announces power interruption for March 18

Scheduled service interruption on March 18, 2023, Saturday

TimeL 8:00AM-5:00PM (9 hrs.)


Portion of Brgy. Carpenter Hill after Regional Center and Brgy. Saravia, City of Koronadal

Reasons: Conduct line clearing, re-tightening of circuit jumpers, replacement of dilapidated structure and broken hard wares

Outage time may change without prior notice but we will exert all efforts to restore power asap.



Maguindanao SK chair nabbed for alleged involvement in election violence

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao Norte - KAKALAPAG palang kanina sa Awang Airport ng Sangguniang Kabataan Federation President ng Ampatuan, Maguindanao del Sur na si Abdulwadod Sangki, 23-anyos na taga Barangay Salman, Ampatuan nang salubungin ito ng kanyang warrant of arrest na isinilbi sa kanya ng CIDG-BARMM.

Ang warrant of arrest ay ipinalabas ng 12th Judicial Region, RTC Branch 1 sa Iligan City na may petsang October 7, 2022.


Cotabato Light announces emergency power service interruption

Please be informed of the Emergency Power Interruption at Udtog Matalam Road to Malgapas Relocation, RH10, from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. This is to facilitate the transfer of tapping from Phase A to Phase B. 


Small town lottery operations sa Cotabato City, pinatigil ng mayor

STL o Small Town Lottery Operations sa Cotabato City, pansamantala munang ititigil simula bukas.

Batay ito sa anunsyo ni Cotabato City Mayor Bruce Matabalao sa kanyang FB account ngayong gabi.

Ang tigil-operasyon ay batay na rin sa rekomendasyon ni Cotabato City PNP Director Col. Querubin Manalang Jr.

Isa sa mga dahilan ay dahil nagpapatuloy pa ang imbestigasyon ng PNP sa pagpaslang sa isang babaeng STL agent sa lungsod noong nakaraang buwan.

Ayon kay Matabalao, nakatanggap aniya ng banta at pananakot ang ilang operators sa lungsod mula sa ilang grupo.


Cotabato mayor offers P500K to gunman who killed his staff; P300K for info about him

COTABATO CITY – Mayor Mohammad Bruce Matabalao today offered P500,000 for the voluntary surrender of the gunman who shot dead one of his staff on March 9 in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte.

He said he is also offering P300,000 cash as reward to anyone who can provide information that could help authorities identify the gunman or hired killer who shot dead Faizal Malagiok in Barangay Semba, Datu Odin Sinsuat town.


Second offense: P304K shabu seized from recalcitrant dealer

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Lawmen seized in a sting here Friday P304,000 worth of shabu from a peddler who had served a prison term for a previous narcotics trafficking offense.

Aileen Lovitos, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 12, told reporters Sunday the 36-year-old Mark Oliver Balolong Lariosa is now detained, to be prosecuted for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


Man dies in Kidapawan City fire

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Patay ang isang lalaki makaraang masunog ang kanilang bahay sa Caña Compound, Purok 3A, Boragay, Lanao, Kidapawan City nitong madaling araw ng March 11, 2023.

Nakilala ang nasawi na si Roel Binoya, 55-years old na siyang may-ari ng bahay. HIndi na siya nakalabas sa at nadamay sa sunog na nagsimujla alas 2:30 ng umaga. 

Sa panayam ng Radyo BIDA ngayong umaga kay Fire Marshal CINSP MARLEAP P. NABOR, sinabi nito na lumalabas sa imbestigasyon na nakipaginuman ito kagabi sa kaniyang mga kasamahan sa trabaho.



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