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Man hacks wife in Koronadal cemetery, she survived

KORONADAL CITY - A woman is now fighting for her life hours after she was hacked and seriously woundedby her husband who was a government worker the other day, police said.A concerned neighbor quickly alerted the police of the bizarre crime after he sawGina Mercurio, 34, lying almost dead in the city's public cemetery at past 6 p.m.Gina, a resident of Mabini Street, Barangay Zone 4, Koronadal City,sustained hack wounds in different parts of her body, including her face.


Hataman's official statement on President Aquino's SONA

The Aquino administration will surely be remembered for its good governance and for how it accomplished reforms. From this, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao took inspiration, pursuing our own agenda of good governance that shattered well-entrenched and deeply-rooted practices of corruption and inept systems that took a toll on the development of the region and its people.


Mamasapano children get aid from DXMS, DXOL outreach project

MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao -- About 600 pupils from Hadji Salik Elementary School and High School in the village of Tukanalipao here have received school supplies from DXOL-Happy FM and DXMS-AM Radyo Bida Sunday. Dubbed as Bida Eskwela, Mag-share para Happy Ka, the outreach activity of the Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation was carried out in partnership with 40th Infantry Battalion and Globe Telecom-Cotabato City.


1 dies, 3 hurt in Matalam highway mishap

MATALAM, North Cotabato -- A 21-year-old girl was killed while three others were wounded in a highway accident involving amotorcycle and cargo trucks along highway hereover the weekend.Senior Insp. Elias Colonia, Matalam police chief, said the accident transpired along Purok Krislam, Barangay Poblacion, Matalam.Police identified the fatality asKrizamae Seneo of Gen.


State of the Nation Address live over NDBC stations

Listen to Pres. Aquino's State of the Nation Address (SONA) live over NDBC stations


Suspect in murder of retired professor surrenders

COTABATO CITY - Police here announced today the arrest of the alleged suspect in the murder of a retired professor university professor in her home in the city Friday last week.Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, city police director, said the alleged killer whom he refused to identify is now under police custody undergoing investigation.Anongos said the local officials helped convinced the suspect to surrender and face the charges to be filed against him. He admitted to the crime, Anongos told DXMS Radyo Bida. He added that the local officials turned over the suspect to Senior Insp.


2 men shot dead, another hurt in grenade blast

COTABATO CITY - Another shooting incident was reported in the city despite efforts of the local police to contain rising cases of crime against life.The latest victim of crime was Moktar Sangki Lindongan, 30, resident of Gov. Gutierrez Avenue, Barangay Rosary Heights 9, Cotabato City.Supt. Rex Anongos, city police chief, said police investigation showed the victim was inside Espinoza compound along Soledad Street, RH-13 when shot by still unidentified armed men.Responding elements of Police Station 2 found several empty shells for cal.


Reporting the Bangsamoro peace process

COTABATO CITY -Journalists from across the countrygathered here Fridayfor a two day forum dubbed Beyond Mamasapano, reporting the Bangsamoro peace process.His eminence Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, OMI, archbishop of Cotabato and staunch supporter of the Mindanao peace process was the keynote speaker.Speaking to journalists, Cardinal Quevedo to the members of the fourth estate that You have a vocation. You are agents for the communication of truth, justice, peace and love. These are the truly human values that serve as pillars of society.


Koronadal folks stage combined tremor, fire and bomb drill

KORONADAL CITY -- Local folks on Thursday witnessed not just an extensive earthquake drill, but one with conflagration and blast simulations for them to learn how to get through life-threatening emergencies even just by themselves.Regional personnel here of the Department of Trade and Industry and employees of the DTI’s South Cotabato provincial office played a lead role in the emergency exercise.The activity was initiated by local authorities in support of the July 23 nationwide earthquake drill of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council.The educational dramatization of an


MSU professor found dead in her Cotabato City home

COTABATO CITY - A state university professor in Maguindanao was found dead inside her home at the outskirt village of Cotabato City Friday, police said.Noria Ali, a widow andprofessor on peace studiesof the Mindanao State University in Dalican, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, was found bloodied and lifeless inside her home along Tulingan Street,Barangay Bagua-2, Cotabato City.Police said neighbors noticed that Ali failed to come out of her house Friday morning like what she used to do daily.Curious, the neighbors knocked on her house but got no answer.



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