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Army troopers kill big time drug pusher, capture 8 more in Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY- - Government operatives have killed in a shootout a suspected big time drug pusher and captured eight others in Basilan province, a military official announced Friday.Maj. Felimon Tan, Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) information officer, identified the slain drug pusher as Abubakar Mohammad alias Abubakar Adali Asa of Maluso, Basilan.Tan did not release the identities of the eight people captured during the shootout.Tan disclosed the shootout broke out around 5:45 a.m.

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Experts start probe on Lanao Sur forest fires

MARAWI CITY -- Authorities have determined the exact location of the hinterlands in Lanao del Sur province being razed since Thursday by forest fires, but could not get close to the scene due to rugged terrains.In an advisory, the office of Lanao del Sur Gov. Mamintal Adiong, Jr.

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15 hurt in Maguindanao highway mishap

SULTAN
MASTURA, Maguindanao – At least 15 persons were injured in a
vehicular accident in the national highway in Barangay Tambo here Friday
morning, DXMS-AM RAdyo Bida reported today.Chief
Insp. Wendelyn Banico, Sultan Mastura town police chief, said involved in the
highway mishap which occurred at 6:30 a.m. today were a passenger van and an
idle Isuzu Elf truck.
Banico
said initial investigation showed the van (MWE-333) was heading toward Cotabato
City when it hit a parked cargo truck loaded with copra in Barangay Tambo.

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(UPDATE) South Cotabato detainee outsmarts jail guard, escapes

KORONADAL CITY -- Most, if not all,detainees have only one thing in mind - how to escape - and grab any opportunityto gain freedom.Inmate Joven Talib Camsa has this in mind when he was rushed to the South Cotabato provincial hospital in Koronadal City after complaining of kidney problemon Thursday night.At 7 a.m. Friday, he outsmarted his jail guard who accompanied him to the hospital and fled the health facility, still with handcuffs in his hands, South Cotabato Provincial Rehabilitation and Detention Center chief Juan Lanzaderas told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida.

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3 die in yet another highway mishap in Koronadal City

KORONADAL CITY -- Three persons were pinned to death in a two-car smash up along a well-paved national highway in Barangay Saraviahere Thursday morning, DXOM-AM Radyo Bida reported. sand//fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/581924_894445003995643_1308787721179358943_n.jpg?oh=9b12ce62486978a70ffcffd621aa2ea3andampoe=574047CAandamp__gda__=1464108582_98621a300b13e6c0bd32888ec45a9466 The highway mishap which has become common occurrence in the descending Barangay Saravia highway happened at past 7 a.m.

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BIFF to 'Red God' Warriorsand Let’s get it on!”

COTABATO CITY -– Let’s get it on.”This was the response of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) to a group of Christian militia who called themselves as Red God’s Soldiers” and surfaced, showed its force and had the ceremonial burning of ISIS signature black flag.The act was to send a message to the BIFF attackers and ISIS-inspired group that they will face fierce battle with civilian warriors once they dare to step-in in their courtyards.But BIFF spokesperson Abu Misry Mama, whose group signified allegiance with ISIS, said they are most willing and glad to meet these Red God’s

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ARMM to issue new wage order

COTABATO CITY– Workers in the private sector in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will soon receive higher wages after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) issues its wage adjustments order due this year.Muslimin Jakilan, ARMM’s Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment and chairman of the RTWPB, said the order will be based on Republic Act 6727, otherwise known as the Wage Rationalization Act, which introduces reforms in minimum wage fixing, specifically the Two-Tiered Wage System.Jakilan said since 2003, ARMM has been adopting a one-wage, o

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Carelessness leads to this in highway in Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY - Nobody was hurt but drivers and his helpers of this cargo truck were, of course, scared.This 8-wheeler truck (RMR-819) tilted on its right in Barangay San Felipewhile heading to Koronadal City from Tacurong City on Tuesday dawn. sand//scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xlt1/v/t1.0-9/12572942_955153147885101_8884524979313374454_n.jpg?oh=795bd31f7194e27b12b53c3d9aea7789andampoe=5731E18A

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NDBC BIDA BALITA Jan. 20, 2016

NEWSCAST

JANUARY 20,
2016 (WEDNESDAY)
7and00 AM

HEADLINESand

1. BANGSAMORO BASIC LAW, sinimulan na
ang pag-amyenda sa Kamara

2. Dalawang Bangkay na pinaniniwalaang
biktima ng salavaging natagpuan sa Arakan, North Cotabato.

3. NTC 12 pinag-iingat ang publiko sa
paggamit ng mga social networking sites.

4. 100 DAYS MATERNITY LEAVE sa private
at public sector, aprubado na sa senado

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Koronadal IT graduate arrested for maligning woman using the social media

KORONADAL CITY - The National Telecommunication Commission in Region 12 has reminded netizens that surfing the internet and the social media should be accompanied with responsibility on the part of the users.Froilan Jamias, NTC 12 regional director, advised netizens to avoid using the internet, social networks and even mobile phones in posting malicious items or messagesagainst anyone because they can be tracked anytime.Jamias said security features of the social media is very weak and it should not be used to malign other persons or anyone.

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