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Role models? 2 Magpet teachers face admin charges

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Teachers are model of righteousness and learning and anything they do, more often than not, remainin the minds and hearts of their students.But two male teachers ofMagpet, North Cotabato are not models for many parents and education officials.Under the influence of liquor,two male teachers reportedly showed up inApostol Memorial Central Elementary School (AMCES) in BarangayPoblacion, Magpet, North Cotabato last week during the District Level Sports festival.

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2 suspects in murder of Magpet internet cafe owner yield

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- After hiding for at least amonth, with conscience bothering them, the two suspects in the murder of a 60-year-old internet cafe owner in Magpet, North Cotabatoyielded to police authorities Wednesday, the town police office said.Senior Inspector Felix Fornan, Magpet police chief, identified the suspects in the cold blood murder of Isidro Alpas as Jackie Salde, 18 of Polomolok, South Cotabato and Jay Boy Bayaan, 18 of Barangay Bantac, Magpet.Fornan said the two voluntarily surrendered to the Polomolok town police office.On Wednesday, Fornan and a team from Magpet PNP fetched

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Carnap gang busted in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - Police authorities here took two steps ahead of suspected carnap gang members and arrested two mencaught in the act stealing a motorbike Wednesday.A companion was also arrested during follow up operation.Elements of Police Station 4 arrestedRuel Amolat Barredo, 28 of Supermarket

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Flashand Fire hits Koronadal commercial district

KORONADAL CITY - A fire of still unknown origin gutted down several small business establishments made of light materials at the corner of near the corner of Gen. Santos Drive and Aquino Street (fronting Ramona Plaza Hotel), officials said.In a flash report aired over DXOM-AMRadyo Bida Koronadal, Nathalia Sumudio, owner of a house where the fire originated, said the conflagration started at about 1:30 p.m.

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Pikit UCCP Church bombing suspect falls

PIKIT, North
Cotabato —- Police here announced the arrest of the prime suspect in
the bombing of a UCCP Church here in October last year that left three persons
dead and three others wounded.

This after a
man tipped off the local PNP about the presence of the suspect in a safehouse
in Barangay Poblacion.

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Sto Nino cops arrest 5 men on shabu pot session

KORONADAL CITY - Police authorities in Sto.

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Banana firm security guard dies, 5 soldiers hurt in S. Cotabato clash

KORONADAL CITY – Suspected communist guerrillas
killed a security guard of a banana company and wounded five soldiers in an
attack late Tuesday night in Tampakan, South Cotabato.

Colonel Ronald Jess Alcudia, 27th
Infantry Battalion commander, said the soldiers were on foot patrol near the
banana firm’s airstrip when attacked by undetermined number of armed men
believed to be New Peoples’ Army (NPA) in Barangay Kipalbig, Tampakan, South
Cotabato.

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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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