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Cases of emptied beers seen in vice mayor's car in S. Cotabato highway mishap

KORONADAL CITY - Police and netizens found cases of emptied beers at the back of a government pick-up vehicle driven by Lake Sebu Vice Mayor Floro Gandam that figured in a highway mishap in Barangay Palian, Tupi, South CotabatoThursday.The freak accident happened at past 2 p.m. along the Koronadal City - Gen.


Jealousy leads to grenade blast in Zamboanga

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Two persons were killed while four children were wounded in a grenade explosion in west coast barangay, this city, Friday.Chief Insp. Joel Tuttuh, Zamboanga City police spokesman, disclosed the incident took place around 10:49 a.m. at Sitio Agrarian, Barangay Patalon.Tuttuh identified the fatalities as Danilo Ocampo and Buyoy Mohammad, motorboat operator.


4 DOLE-12 interns claim Cotabato City village chair harassed, threatened them

COTABATO CITY - Four interns of the Department of Labor and Employment here have complained of threats and harassment against a village chair during an altercation inside Don E. Sero Elementary School Wednesday morning.Speaking to DXMS Radyo Bida, the four interns, tasked to list down and interview indigent pupils and their parents, asked not to be identified for security reason.They claimed that on Wednesday morning, armed tanods (village watchmen)of Chairman Amil Sula of Barangay Rosary Heights 5 arrived and confronted them for not coordinating with thebarangay officials.


57IB’s Battalion of Excellence program culminates

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao– The battalion retraining of 57thInfantry Battalion under the Battalion of Excellence (BOE) Training Program of the Philippine Army culminated yesterday in a ceremonial graduation at 6ID Battalion Retraining Facility, Camp Lucero, Carmen, North Cotabato with 6ID Commander Major General Edmundo R.


NGCP Mindanao Power Outlook

Mindanao's power outlook, as reported by National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), has 12 megawatt reserve power.Mindanao's power demand today is 1,473 megawatt while the peak demand is at 1,461 MG.


Cotabato Light power supply improves, but...

COTABATO CITY - Power supply for Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) franchise area has improved, a power firm official today said.Ana Lea Natanio, Cotabato Light Human Resource and Reputation Enhancement Department head, said power supply from the National Grid Corporation (NGCP)has restored power lines from Kabacan station to Nuling station in Barangay Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao.Cotabato Light's power source was back at Nuling as of 5:39 p.m.


Due to terror plots, Kidapawan on 'heightened alert'

KIDAPAWAN CITY --City Mayor Joseph Evangelista has confirmed the city is on a heightened alert due to terror threats coming from several armed groups. With this, the mayor has attested to the veracity of the earlier data from the National Intelligence Coordination Agency (NICA) where it said the city is included in areas in Southern Philippines where terror alert has been raised. We are actually on heightened alert even before intelligence reports from different agencies [came out],” he said.


Fire hits charcoal vendor's home in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - A fire razed to the ground a residential home in Barangay Rosary heights 10, Cotabato City,Wednesday morning.Reports from the Cotabato City fire office showed a ire occurred at the house of a certain Mr. Piang, a charcoal vendor along Matalam Street, particularly at the back of the Peoples Palace at about 7 a.m.It was the third fire incident in the city this month after two fire incidentshit Notre Dame Village, Barangay Rosary Heights 8 and the Assessor's Office at the Peoples Palace.


Cotabato Light consumers face 6-8 hour daily brownout

COTABATO CITY – Power consumers in Cotabato City and nearby areas will continue to
experience rotational brownouts as power supply from the National Grid
Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) continue to decline, a spokesperson of the
Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) today said.

Light is informing its customers that power supply situation within its franchise
remains very tight,” Arlene Hepiga, the firm’s communications officer, said in
a statement.


Mindanao power outlook today Dec. 14, 2015

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) shared today's Mindanao Power Outlook.Mindanao's available power capacity is 1,495 megawatt while its demand or system peack is at 1,473 MW or a system gross reserve of 22 MW.NGCP, however, said it may change depending on actual power system conditions.



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