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142 NorCot detainees freed through EJOW

CITY – At least 142 detainees in North Cotabato have benefited from theEnhanced Justice on Wheels (EJOW), a program of North
Cotabato provincial jail,officials said.The
unprecedented release was done Wednesday at the North Cotabato provincial
gymnasium with Supreme Court Deputy Court Administrator Thelma C. Bahia as the
guest of honor and representative of the highest court in the country.
was joined by Provincial Administrator Van Cadungon, Board Members Jomar Cerebo


Kidapawan LGU releases pension for seniors

KIDAPAWAN CITY -The Kidapawan city government released some P1.035 million as social pension to at least 345 indigent senior citizens. Each beneficiary received P3,000 social pension. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the amount covered themonths of April until September for senior citizens who do not receive regular retirement funds from the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) or Social Security System (SSS). The funds were given to the Federation of Senior Citizens in a simple rite at the city gym here, Wednesday.


Koronadal PNP on alert as city celebrates 14th year charter day

CITY – Police here have placed its forces on heightened alert as the city
commenced its week-long 14th Charter anniversary and 4th Negosyo Festival.

Superintendent Nestor Salcedo, Koronadal City police director, a well-organized
security plan had been in place since Monday.

We had a
final meeting with those involved in the celebration, and I think we are really
ready for our Charter Anniversary staring today until October 8,” Salcedo told
DXOM FM Koronadal Wednesday.


NorCot placed under calamity after quake hits 2 towns

CITY – The province of North Cotabato has been placed under state of calamity
following the 5.2 quake that hit a village in Makilala, North Cotabato.

This after
the Sangguniang Panglalawigan acted on the recommendations of the Provincial
Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC).


Girl, 13, molested, killed in Magpet

North Cotabato – A farm family here is crying for justice after its daughter was found dead in a banana plantation of Barangay Binay.

have launched a manhunt against a man who allegedly abducted, raped and killed
a 13-year-old daughter of a farmer couple Sunday.

and police found the bloodied remains of April Joy Bangunon in a banana
plantation in Barangay Binay, Magpet on Sunday morning, according to report
from Magpet PNP, headed by Senior Insp. Realan Mamon.


MILF vs. MILF in North Cotabato leaves 1 dead

North Cotabato – One guerilla was killed when warring Moro Islamic Liberation Front
(MILF) rebels clashed in a remote village of Pikit, North Cotabato Monday,
officials said today.

Colonel Audie Edralin, 7th Infantry Battalion commander, said two
warring groups all belonging to the MILF clashed starting at 8 a.m. that left
Maglalang Latip dead.


NorCot, TUCP award covered courts to 3 villages

– Three covered court projects, two of which were initiated by the Trade Union
Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) and one funded by the Provincial Government
of Cotabato were handed over to village officials of Barangays Magatos and
Pisan in Kabacan and Barangay Sikitan in Kidapawan City respectively, officials
announced Monday.

North Cotabato
Governor Emmylou Mendoza led the turnover of the projects in Barangay Magatos
and Pisan in a simple but well-attended ceremony with the local officials and
their constituents.


11,250 youth avail ARMM SK list up

Election officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) today
said the 10-day Sangguniang Kabataan registration was a success although it did
not reach its target.

Lawyer Ray
Sumalipao, ARMM election officer, said 11,250 youth aged 15-17, in the
provinces of Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi have
availed of the list up from Sept. 20 to Sept. 29.


Mayor Evangelista warns 4Ps beneficiaries



Motorcycle vs. 10-wheeler truck kills Makilala couple

CITY (Sept. 28) — A couple died instantly when the motorcycle it was sideswiped
by a 10-wheeler truck along a highway in Barangay Malasila, Makilala, North
Cotabato Friday evening.



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