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4 die in South Cotabato high way mishap

KORONADAL CITY - Three persons were killed when a motorcycle they were riding smashed an Isuzu Bighorn vehicle in the national highway in Tantangan, South Cotabato.The incident happened in Purok Acacia, New Iloilo, Tantangan town at about 7 p.m. Sunday.Senior Insp.


Authorities secure NGCP relay towers amid bombing threats during holidays

COTABATO CITY -- The police and military on Monday placed under tight surveillance power relay towers scattered in Central Mindanao due mounting threats of attacks by bombers during the holidays.Governors Esmael Mangudadatu and Emmylou Mendoza of Maguindanao and North Cotabato, respectively, on Monday ordered their constituent-mayors to help authorities secure the steel relay pylons of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in the two provinces.The NGCP towers carry high tension cables connecting towns in Maguindanao and North Cotabato to a state-run hydroelectric plant in


The Mindanao Cross Dec. 19, 2015 Digital Edition

View the digital edition of The Mindanao Cross December 19, 2015 issue


NGCP steel tower in Maguindanao bombed

MANILA) -- Another tower of power-grid operator National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) in Mindanao was bombed Friday evening.In an advisory Saturday, the company said NGCP's Tower #168 of Kabacan-Sultan Kudarat 138kV line in Ladia, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao was bombed on 18 December at 11:00 p.m.


IP school children get educ assistance from NDBC, DepEd,, DSWD

Maguindanao – More than 600 Indigenous Peoples (IP) school childrenand village educators have
received on Thursday early Christmas gifts” from the Notre Dame Broadcasting
Corporation (NDBC) and its partners from social welfare andeducation departments of the Autonomous
Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Thank You,” were the only words that the beneficiary could say since it was the
first time such activity reached Biarong Primary School and Lamud Elementary
School, both in the upland town of South Upi.


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.



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