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DTI orderes pull out of substandard products in North Cotabato stores

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Electrical products found to be sub-standards and smuggled in the marketwere sealed and ordered pulled outby the Department of Trade and Industry in Kidapawn City as the agency launchedRegional Inter-Provincial Standard Product Enforcement an Monitoring.These products will no longer be displayed in shelves of department stores identified by DTI, according to Jong Quijano of DTI-North Cotabato.The items have no Product Standards (PS) marks or Import Commodity Clearance (ICC).Two business establishments in Kidapawan City and another in Kabacan, North Cotabato were inspected b


2 men in illegal drug trade fall, yield shabu, gun

KORONADAL CITY – Elements of the Koronadal City police and City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) scored anew with the arrest of two suspected illegal drug peddlers Friday, police said today.Led by Chief Inspector Rey Egos, Koronadal City intelligence chief and Dr. Glorio Sandig, CADAC action officer, the raiding team swooped down on a house in PurokPoticar, Barangay General Paulino Santos, Koronadal City.In his report to Koronadal City PNP director Supt.


Couple from North Cotabato shot dead in Marawi City

COTABATO CITY - A couple from Pigcawayan, North Cotabato was robbed, and eventually killed, by unidentified robbers in Marawi City Wednesday, officials said.According toSPO3 Tungko Paulo, Marawi City police investigator, said coupleJenny at Lorimel Andama, both selling liquified petroleum gas (LPG) safety devices, was simultaneously shot by two men riding tandem on a motorbike after one of them grabbed Jenny's bag.Both work as dealer of LPG safety devices of a Cotabato City-based Ajik Enterprises.Paulo said the couple was standing along Osmenia Street in Barangay Bangulo waiting for ride wh


One hurt in Cotabato City grenade attack

COTABATO CITY - One person was hurt when two unidentified men tossed a fragmentation grenade in front of a fast food along Sinsuat Avenue Thursday night.Supt. Rex Anongos, city police director, told DXMS Radyo Bida thattwo men riding tandem on a motorbike tossed the grenade at about 8 p.m. that injured the driver of the owner of Sugar Pappi coffee shop.Anongos identified the victim asAlbert Pancho, 47, Rosary Heights 2, Cotabato Cityand driver of White Fortuner (LFU-494) owned by establishment owner.


3 die in 3 Cotabato City shooting incidents, govt employee hurt

COTABATO CITY - Three persons were killed, another wounded in three separate shooting incidents in three areas in the city Wednesday, police said.Ismael Mudi Ulama, an employee of the Commission on Audit in the Autonmous Region in Muslim Mindanao (COA-ARMM) is now fighting for his life after he was shot by still unidentified gunman at 7 p.m. along Satellite Street, Barangay Rosary Heights 8, Cotabato City.Police Station 2 reported that Ulama, process server of COA-ARMM, went to a variety store near his home when a man armed with cal. 45 pistol arrived.


3 men rob woman on board passenger jeep in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY --A woman who worked as sales lady in Manila and on vacation in the city lost her P27,000 cash to three men while aboard a Town Ace passenger jeep along Sinsuat Avenue, Cotabato City.Sandra Mama Datukaka, 20 ofPurveyors subdivision, Barangay Rosary Heights 11, Cotabato City arrived oon Tuesday from Manila and boarded a passenger jeepney from Crossing Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.As the jeep was approaching her destination, she pulled out her wallet to take out money, unconsciously exposing her P1,000 bills.The driver gestured to pay her fare to the man beside her that


Meteor showers in August

ASTRONOMY | This August, something interesting will happen in the sky! The Perseid Meteor Shower will be observed with its peak in the late evening and early morning hours of August 12 to 13, 2015. According to PAGASA, at least 50 or more meteors are expected during its peak time. PAGASA Weather Observer Salvador Quirimit says it could start at 11:00PM onwards. However, it still depends on the weather condition so keep monitoring updates.


Kidapawan's womanizing cop jailed for 8 years

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A police officer here was sentenced to three to eight years imprisonment for womanizing and violation of RA 9262, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a statement.DOJ identified the police as SPO2 Ricardo Cana.Justice Sec.


Mlang cops arrest 4 for gun possession

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Authorities nabbed four persons caught carrying unlicensed firearms in a surprise inspection along the highway in M’lang town in North Cotabato, around 1030 a.m., on Monday. Senior Inspector Jonameeh Tonacao, chief of M’lang Police, identified the suspects as Notke Talaga Makmod, 30 Norjehad Manday Utto, 31 Faisal Manday Utto, 19 and Bilay Mabatawan Utto, 51, all residents of Datu Paglas, Maguindanao.


Soldier to retire in 2 years dies in motorcycle crash

CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, Maguindanao - A soldier has died while his companion was wounded in a highway mishap in Datu Odin Sinsuat (DOS), Maguindanao, police said today.Senior Insp. Lindsy Sinsuat, DOS town police chief, identified the accident that happened in BarangayBadak asTechnical Sargeant Rey Ladao, 50 of theHeadquarters Battalion, 6th Infantry Division, His wounded backrider was Jerwin Alentajan, 22 of Barangay Badak.Police said the duo were heading for home from a birthday party and was speeding when a group of goats crossed the street.



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