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Smart phones, jewelry, flat TV await SoCot loyal employees

KORONADAL CITY
(Sept. 6/ NDBC) — They may be old and overworked, some will retire and slow to
use the mobile phone technology provincial, but loyal government workers in
South Cotabato will receive smart mobile phones, flat TVas rewards” for selflessly serving
the government and its people.

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Maguinanao landslide survivors get aid from leaders

COTABATO CITY (Sept.6/NDBC) --- A farmer from Upi,Maguindanao whose daughter sustained a fractured leg when a landslide hit their shanty last week today welcomed the outpouring of support for his daughter'smedication.Winifredo Toniakao, of Barangay Blensong in North Upi town, on Saturday told reporters they now have adequate supply of medicines for her 4-year-old daughterReina Mae, who is still confined at the Cotabato Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Cotabato City.

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Floods hit North Cotabato upland town too

PRESIDENT
ROXAS, North Cotabato (Sept. 6/NDBC) – Climate change continue to take its toll
on environment that even in upland towns, like this municipality experienced
floods.

About 20
farmers in the village of Alegria were displaced when the Kabacan River
overflowed due to inclement weather the past five days.

Jerry Jauod, Alergria
village chair, said several hectares of rice and corn fields, including banana
plantations were damaged, costing farmers several hundred thousand pesos.

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2 die in South Cotabato police anti-drug operation

KORONADAL CITY (Sept. 6/NDBC) -- Police killed two suspected drug pushers who resisted arrest and traded shots with arresting police officers during anti-illegal drugs operation in Norallah, South CotabatoFriday, police said today.Another was arrested while six other suspected drug pushers managed to escape during the police-led anti-drug campaign.Sr.

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Kabacan floods affect 8,435 families

KABACAN, North
Cotabato (Sept. 5) -- The floods that submerged nine villages of Kabacan, North
Cotabato has affected 8,435 families, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and
Management Council said today.

This after the
Pulangi and Kabacan Rivers overflowed Wednesday, disaster officials said.

Of the 8,435
families affected, about 162 families are now staying at two evacuation
centers.

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DOLE 12 grants 12 million worth of goods

KORONADAL CITY (Sept. 5/NDBC) --TheDepartment of Labor and Employment (DOLE)in the SOCCSKSARGEN region has donated P12 million worth of livelihood starter kits through itsIntegrated
Livelihood and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP) to different areas in the
region.A ceremonial turn-over was held in Koronadal City Friday.

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Govt agencies act on South Upi land dispute

COTABATO CITY (Sept. 5/NDBC) – Address the root cause, and stop killings.

With this in
mind, military, religious and local officials in Maguindanao and the autonomous
region have stepped in to address the cause of the bloody land dispute in South
Upi, Maguindanao.

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Relatives suspect foul play in Antipas farmer

ANTIPAS,
North Cotabato, (Sept. 4/NDBC) --
Relatives of a man here who was found hanging lifeless believed he was a victim
of foul play.

Speaking
to Radyo Bida Kidapawan, relatives of 30-year-old Noel Salamanca, farmer andresident of
Barangay Poblacion, Antipas believed he was hanged by still unidentified
person.

Initial
police investigation showed that Salamanca was last seen drunk in front of his
home on Tuesday night.

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KBP-Kidapawan, DENR, NUJP join BroadcasTreeing

KIDAPAWAN CITY
(Sept. 1/NDBC) –- In an effort to help preserve the environment for the next
generation of Filipinos, the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP)
Kidapawan City chapter, along with the Department of Environment and Natural
Resources planted about 150 trees Saturday.

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(UPDATE) Koronadal fire kills 1, turns to ashes old 2-story house

KORONADAL CITY - A fire of unknown origin gutted down an old two-story wooden boarding house at the corner Balmores and Dizon Streets, Barangay Gen.

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