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The danger of fixing TV antennae after downpour

MLANG, North Cotabato - A member of village defenders here was electrocuted while fixing his TV antennae following downpourMonday.Aleto Enriguez, 42 of Barangay Sangat, Mlang, was a member of theBarangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT)Barangay Sangat Chairperson Rolando

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How a man steals 100 pieces of pineapples at once in S. Cotabato?

KORONADAL CITY - Police arrested here a man who allegedly stole 100 pieces of pineapple at oncefrom a plantation in Surallah, South Cotabato Monday.Superintendent Benito Seron, Surallah police chief, identified the suspect asNico Tabigoon, 28 and resident ofSitio Tubungan, Barangay 5, Banga, South Cotabato.Tabigoon was earlier arrested by Dole Philippines security guardJonrel Fran for hauling 125 pieces of newly harvested pineapple.The suspect used a top-down tricycle in hauling the goods while the security guards were not watching.But the firm's security guards chasedTabigoon until he was

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Port agency installs gender-sensitive facilities in Jolo seaport

COTABATO CITY -Management Authority in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RPMA-ARMM) has installed gender-sensitive facilities and amenities in the seaport of Jolo, Sulu.Amenities like women’s desk, public assistance and information booth, public address system, and a computer and communication station were installed in the modern passenger terminal building of the port.Also put in place were breastfeeding area, interfaith prayer room, first-aid facility, and priority lanes.

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Job seekers, here's good news for you

TACURONG CITY -- The local government of Tacurong City and Department of Labor (DOLE) Regional Office 12will conduct jobs' fair dubbed as LGU Tacurong Job Fair on Augsut 5,Wednesday.Local firms have already confirmed participation in the day-long activity to be held at the Tacurong City Hall compound.Ofelia Domingo, DOLE-12 regional director, said the participating firms are the followingand1. SM Savemore2. SM Supermarket Gensan3. KCC Mall of Marbel4. Sutherland Global Services (for call center agents)5. DOLE Phils. Inc.6. Biotech Farms,7. Kenram Palm Oil Industries,8.

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Suspects in shooting of Rasalan arrested, charged

COTABATO CITY – Police announced here
today the arrest and filing of charges against two men believed to be behind
the frustrated murder of Aniceto Rasalan last week.

Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, Cotabato City police
chief, said Nasser Diocolano of Barangay Marquez, Datu Odin Sinsuat,
Maguindanao was arrested an hour after Rasalan was shot and seriously wounded
along Sinsuat Avenue, Cotabato City on July 22.

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Bomb scare hit North Cotabato town

KABACAN, North Cotabato - A bomb scare hit this town but authorities look at the incident as a sign of maturity of residents.Senior Inspector Ronnie Cordero, Kabacan town police chief, said the baggage earlier suspected of containing an improvised bomb turned out to be negative.But Cordero said the alertness of locals in reporting their discovery to the police was a form a drill when real thing happnes.Police received a call about what was believed to be a bomb left by still unidentified person in front of 3F Fortune Friendly Shoppers department store along Rizal Avenue Saturday morning.At

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Kidapawan motorists suffer burns while buying fuel at Takal-Takal

KIDAPAWAN CITY - The danger of buying gasoline from a side walk fuel vendor takes its toll on a motorist in Kidapawan City Friday.More known as takal-takal because it sells retail fueloutside a legitimate Gasoline Station with softddrink bottles as containers, proliferate along major highways here and its patrons are mostly tricycle and motorcycle drivers.This practice is not the monopoly of Kidapawan City or the Philippines as similar vendors also sell fuels along the busy streets of Jakarta, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.On Friday in Barangay Paco, Kidapawan City, Albert Aranas f

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Cotabato City ex-village chief shot dead

COTABATO CITY - Unidentified motorcycle riding gunmen shot dead Friday afternoon a former village chairman herewhile he was driving his vehicle along Sinsuat Avenue, police said.Speaking over DXMS Radyo Bida,Senior Supt.

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Cotabato City Comelec reminds voters on biometrics

COTABATO CITY- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here reminded anew registered voters that they cannot vote in any Philippine elections unless they have biometric records with the poll body.Speaking over DXMS Radyo BidaLawyer Michael Ignes, city election officer, said about 20,000 registered voters have no biometric records and this simply means they cannot vote come election time.Some of them have been delisted or remove from the official voters's list of the Comelec, he added.

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ARMM holds successful earthquake, tsunami drill in Maguindanao

KUSIONG, Maguindanao – The catastrophic
1976 magnitude 7.9 Earthquake reminisced today in the mind of a 50 year old
wife of a fisherman here when government agencies conducted simulation of the
calamity culminating the National Disaster Consciousness Month.

Norhaiya Untong was 8 years old and in
Grade 2 when she was awakened by the August 17, 1976 earthquake, that to her
recollection lasted for about five minutes. It was past 1 a.m.

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