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As mall opens, bukas kotse gang strikes, burglarize 2 cars

COTABATO CITY - While Cotabato City was thrilled with the opening of the a mall in the city, members of bukas kotse gang struck and victimized two car owners, including a member of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).Patrick Luan Uy, 29, resident of Sitio Tenorio, Barangay Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao and works at BFP in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.He told police that he parked his car inside Mall ofAlNor parking area and went inside the newly opened establishment.He returned two hours later andfound his car was burglarized.The attackers took his bag that contained B


Cotabato City tarpaulin layout artist missing - mom

COTABATO CITY - A tarpaulin printing shop layout artist has been missing and his mother believed he could have been kidnapped.Its been 10days since Ishmael Glang Imam has not returned home, her mother Bai Tayan Glang Imam told DXMS Radyo Bida. According to Bai TayanImam, her son also known as Micky, 27, left home to still unknown destination. He has not returned since then.


Early list up for Senior High starts in Koronadal City

KORONADAL CITY - This early, registration for incoming senior high school has started in Koronadal City, the city schools division office said today.Prima Roullo, Department of Education (DepEd)Education Supervisor ng
Senior High School Curriculum, told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida, said early registration is now on going inKoronadal National Comprehensive High School (KNCHS).


6th ID disposes seized improvised bombs

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao -- The Army's 6th Infantry Division Bomb Disposal Unit Thursday detonated hundreds of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) recovered, confiscated and seized in various military operations in its area of jurisdiction. The IEDs were properly disposed, Capt. Joann Petinglay, 6th ID spokesperson told reporters. Disposal was still on going as of 3:30 p.m.


NPAs torch North Cotabato logging truck

MAGPET, North Cotabato -- Suspected New Peoples Army guerillas on Wednesday set on fire a logging truck in a remote village here, police said.Five heavily armed rebels torched Wednesday a logging truck in a
remote village of Imamaling but spared its driver and two helpers, according to
Senior Insp. Felix Fornan, Magpet police chief.


'Another man bites the dust'

COTABATO CITY -- Another shooting incident in Cotabato City left one man dead.Jaod Vargas, a resident of Purok Magungaya, Barangay Bagua Mother, was declared dead on arrival at the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center minutes after he was shot by two men at 10 p.m.


79 year old man shot dead while on board passenger jeep

COTABATO CITY -- Police are looking at family feud as the motive in the killing of a 79-yer-old man along Sinsuat Avenue here on Tuesday afternoon.Senior Supt.


101 informal settlers get home lot in Kidapawan housing project

KIDAPAWAN CITY - The Kidapawan City government has officially turned over ownership of home lots for residents living near rivers and creeks government agencies believed to be at risk of calamities.After more than a year of waiting, the beneficiaries, 101 of them, are sure of getting relocated in a resettlement area in Barangay Magsaysay.A drawing of lots was held Tuesday, according to Councilor Judith Navarra, chairperson of Sangguniang Panglungsod committee on housing.More than 260 more beneficiaries failed to participate in the drawing of lots due to lack of documentary requirements like


AboitizPower’s 150MW coal in Toril to go on full commercial operations

KIDAPAWAN CITY – At least 150 megawatts of power would be added to the Mindanao grid once the Therma South’s coal-fired power plant stationed in Toril district, Davao City would be operational by Friday, an official said. Wilfredo Rodolfo III, communications manager of AboitizPower, said they already notified their customers that their plant will start to deliver power to their customers, among them are the Cotabato Electric Cooperative (Cotelco) based in Matalam town and Cotelco-PPALMA based in Midsayap town, all in North Cotabato province.


4 banana haulers die in T'boli highway accident

KORONADAL CITY - Four workers of a banana plantation in South Cotabato were killed, two others injuredin a highway mishap Tuesday morning in T'boli, South Cotabato, officials said.T'boli Mayor Dibu Tuan said the Isuzu Elf hauler truck fell on a 200 feet cliff while negotiating a sharp downward portion of the highway in Sitio Kinalom, Barangay Salacafe at 7 a.m. The road was very slippery due to an overnight downpour, Tuan told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida. He identified the fatalities based on the report of Senior Insp.



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