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Cotabato Light notice of scheduled power interruption for May 22

COTABATO CITY – The Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) today announced the notice of scheduled power interruption fo May 22, 2022 (Sunday) from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM, affecting customers in Malagapas, Rosary Heights X, Cotabato City.

This is to facilitate restructuring of primary line maintenance works in the area which is necessary for a more stable, safe and reliable distribution system, ensuring continuous supply of electricity to all Cotabato Light customers.


DepEd-12 info chief Antonio Maganto Jr, 31

Sumakabilang buhay kahapon si Deped 12 Information Officer Antonio Maganto Jr.

Sinabi sa Radyo Bida ng malapit nitong kaibigan at kaanak na si Maganto ay binawian ng buhay sanhi ng karamdaman.

Ang mga labi nito ay agad na ipina-cremate ng kanyang pamilya sa General Santos City.

Kahapon ay dinala din ang urn o ang mga abo nito sa DepEd 12 regional office sa Koronadal regional government center kung saan nag-alay ng bulaklak ang kanyang mga ka-trabaho bago dinala sa kanyang bayan.


2 dead, shabu firearms seized in North Cotabato PDEA raid

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato --- Authorities seized P204,000 worth of shabu and four firearms  from a wanted drug dealer and an accomplice killed in a shootout Wednesday in Barangay Balacayon here.

Naravy Duquiatan, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-12, said Thursday their agents immediately neutralized Ebrahim Samama when he and a certain Mamako opened fire at a team approaching their hideout to search for shabu and guns. 


Wage board okays P32 pay hike for Soccsksargen workers

KORONADAL CITY - The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board - XII (RTWPB12) has approved the wage increase in SOCCSKSARGEN Region, granted a wage increase of PhP32 bringing the new minimum wage rate to PhP368 for workers in the non-agriculture and PhP347 for workers in the agriculture/service/retail establishment sectors.

The wage increase will be in two tranches. For Non-Agriculture: 1st Tranche is PhP16.00 upon effectivity; 2nd Tranche PhP16.00 effective on September 1, 2022.


Cotabato Light notice of scheduled power interruption for May 19, 2022

COTABATO CITY - Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) announces the notice of scheduled power interruption on May 19, 2022 (Thursday) from 8:00 AM to 12: NN, affecting customers in Urban Poor Subdivision, Rosary Heights XI, Cotabato City.


BARMM READi extends aid to families displaced by floods, armed conflict

COTABATO CITY – More than 2,600 families affected by flash floods due to torrential rains affecting North Cotabato and victims of armed hostilities in Maguindanao have received emergency aid from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) through its humanitarian arm.

Personnel of Bangsamoro Rapid Emergency Action on Disaster Incidence (READi) of the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government (MILG-BARMM) proceeded to Internally-Displaced Persons in Midsayap, North Cotabato for the Midsayap cluster and extended help on Monday, May 16.


Cotabato Light preparedness resulted to zero power interruption during election 

COTABATO CITY – The Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) has performed its duties during the election process that resulted in the uninterrupted power supply in its franchise area.

It responde to emergency related issues and prevented possible unscheduled power service interruption on election day and the days when counting and canvassing were on going.

On May 11, at around 8:48 p.m., an unscheduled interruption occurred due to electrocuted bird near the Salimbao Substation, in Barangay Salimbao, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao.


Cops arrest Lanao Sur drug peddler, seize P340K meth

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao – Police authorities in Lanao del Sur today reported the successful anti-drug operation that led to the arrest of the suspect and recovery of P340,000 worth of prohibited drugs.

Brig. Gen. Arthur Cabalona, police director in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and based here, said the anti-drug buy bust operation was conducted in Barangay Mantapoli, Marantao, Lanao Del Sur at 4 p.m. Friday.


North Cotabato Cops cited for good election duties

COTABATO CITY --- The National Police Commission-12  found “by the book” the election-related security missions of police units in North Cotabato province that its representatives inspected this week.

In a statement Thursday, the Napolcom-12 said it also reminded police personnel assigned at checkpoints set by the Commission on Elections to strictly adhere to its security regulations, meant to ensure peaceful and orderly conduct of the May 9, 2022 polls.


Cotabato Light announces power service interruption for May 6 in Datu Odin

To all our valued customers please be informed of the scheduled power interruption affecting Mintex, Sitio Tinago, DOS Maguindanao on Friday, May 6, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.



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