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Catholic educators to tackle BBL in national convention

DAVAO CITY (CBCP)-The peace process in Mindanao and the creation of the Bangsamoro political entity will be among the topics to be discussed at the upcoming national convention of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) herelater this month.Themed Defining the Transformative Role of Catholic Education in a Changing World,” the CEAP’s 73rd National Convention will be graced by Prof.


British Embassy on submission of draft BBL to Congress



PNP on alert after attacks on construction firm

KORONADAL CITY - (Sept.11/NDBC)-Police and military authorities in Tacurong City had been placed on heightened alert following the burning of two heavy equipment of construction firm here Tuesday night.Superintendent Junny Buenacusa, Tacurong City police director, said police investigators remained clueless as to the motive of the suspects who torched equipment inPurok Ramos, Barangay Katungal, Tacurong City.


South Cotabato for toxic-free mining

KORONADAL CITY (Sept. 11/NDBC) -- The South Cotabato provincial government, led by Governor Daisy Avance-Fuentes, formally established a partnership with leading environmental justice group, BAN Toxics (BT) to eliminate the use of mercury in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASGM) operations in the province.


Kidapawan inmates now registered voters

(Sept. 11/NDBC) -- About 100 inmates of the Bureau of Jail Management and
Penology (BJMP) Provincial jail have registered with the Commission on
Elections (Comelec) during its satellite registration Friday.

Javier, Kidapawan City Comelec supervisor, said the activity was conducted per
directive from Comelec Manila.

Javier said the
satellite registration was part of the poll body’s community engagement and campaign
to increase the number of registrants, particularly in the city.


Kidapawan call 911 is 1 year old

KIDAPAWAN CITY (Sept. 11/NDBC) – At least 2,477 emergency situations were effectively acted upon by the Call 911 Emergency, a disaster and rescue group of the Kidapawan City Government, officials said. Today, 911 Emergency, is celebrating its first year anniversary. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the emergency unit has saved several lives by responding quickly and rushing victims to life saving institutions. Noel Dizon, a hotel owner and Jenn Policarpio, Barangay Ilomavis village chair, were among the beneficiaries of emergency responses by 911.


DOH-12 reports on immunization campaign

(Sept. 10/NDBC) – Almost all the local government units in the SOCCSKSARGEN
region have started anti-measles and anti-polio campaign, the Department of
Health 12 said today.


NorCot village asks for Army detachment

Cotabato (Sept. 10/NDBC) – Local officials and residents of a remote village here
have asked the Army to put up a detachment here after gunmen traded bullets

Doong, village chair of Estado, Matalam, said the village council has passed a
resolution asking the Army 7th Infantry Battalion to deploy soldiers
after Moro rebels strafed civilian communities for still unknown reason.


Robbers strike again in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (Sept. 10/NDBC) -- Police authorities here are yet to address the rampant robbery and thief cases in the city.Three minors were caught in act of robbing a stall inside the Kidapawan City mega market at 7 p.m.Tuesday.The minors, aged 11 and 12,who were not identified in the report were turned over by the local police to the city social welfare office.



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