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MILG carries out LogFA 2023 validation in Cotabato City, evaluates functionality level

The validation of the Local Governance Functionality Appraisal (LoGFA) 2023 in Cotabato City was completed today, August 10, by the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government. During the visit, the LoGFA Regional Technical Working Group reviewed the city government's documents and certifications in order to evaluate the seven elements of a functional local government.


Cotabato Light announces power sked for Aug. 13

To all our valued customers, please be informed of the emergency power interruption affecting customers in San Isidro Avenue, Cotabato City, on Sunday, August 13, 2023, from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM (4 hours). This is to facilitate emergency line maintenance activity in the area.


10 mga bahay, tinupok ng apoy sa Pikit

Tinupok ng apoy ang labing-isang mga bahay sa Sitio Lamak, Poblacion, Pikit, North Cotabato mag-aalas 6:00 kagabi.

Sinabi ni Pikit BFP Fire Officer 2 Roy Justin Anadon na ang sunog ay umabot sa second alarm at naideklarang fire out bandang alas 7:00 kagabi.

Tinatayang umabot sa higit isang milyon ang iniwang danyos sa sunog habang patuloy pang inaalam ang dahilan nito.

Sa panayam ng Radyo Bida, sinabi ni Anadon na 80-90 percent ng mga bahay ay gawa sa light materials kayat mabilis na kumalat ang apoy sa mga katabing mga bahay.


Cop who hurt 6 in strange road accident face raps 

COTABATO CITY - Cases had been filed against a policeman who rammed with a car he was driving while drunk six emergency responders rescuing motorists who figured in an accident in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on Sunday night.

The six emergency responders who sustained serious injuries are now confined in a hospital.

Major Jethro Doligas, chief of the Isulan municipal police, said Wednesday Cpl. Joey Torres is now facing criminal and administrative charges for his peculiar offense.


Investors vent ire on Kidapawan pyramid money market operator

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Investors in a money market outfit here trading consumer goods as cover ransacked its stores after learning its operator had run away and could no longer release incentives to them due to huge budget deficits.

The now controversial Bodega ni Carina, owned by Carina A. Caren, at large since late July, first operated in this city three years ago, and, subsequently, opened branches in nearby towns that all shutdown last week.


Police nabbed wanted man in Lanao Sur operation

Through the execution of a warrant of arrest for murder, operatives from Mulondo Municipal Police Station successfully arrested the Top 1 Most Wanted Person (Municipal Level) in Barangay Raya Balay, Mulondo, Lanao del Sur, on August 5, 2023.


Obispo ng isang religious group sa Koronadal, patay sa pamamaril

KORONADAL CITY - PATAY SA PAMAMARIL KAHAPON ang isang obispo ng religious sect sa Koronadal matapos na ito ay pagbabarilin sa Purok Mabinuligon, Barangay San Isidro, Koronadal City.

Kinilala ni Koronadal Vice Mayor Erlinda Araquil ang nasawi na si Bishop Juanito Verbo Policios, founding president ng God’s Family Care in Koronadal.

Nagmamaneho ng kanyang motorsiklo si Policios, kilala bilang Pastor Juanito sa kanilang simbahan, nang pagbabarilin ng di pa nakilalang mga suspect sakay ng hiwalay na motorsiklo sa Barangay San Isidro pasado alas dose kahapon.


Hundreds attend slain doctor's burial; call for swift justice

COTABATO CITY - In a mood so languid and somber, relatives and friends buried on Saturday morning the cremated remains of a popular physician brutally killed here last July 23 by his staff who had confessed to the crime, now under police custody.

Medical practitioners here and from towns around and some 300 other sympathizers attended the burial of the obstetrician-gynecologist Maria Vicenta Tello at the Marian Hills Memorial Park in nearby Barangay Awang in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte.


Dr. Tello is laid to rest, aide-slayer charged

COTABATO CITY - Obstetrician-Gynecologist Dr. Maria Vicenta “Marivic” C. Tello, a renowned and well-loved medical practitioner in Cotabato City, will be laid to rest today at the Marian Hills Memorial Park in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte.

Retired Brig. Gen. Agustin Tello will lead his family, friends, acquaintances and his spouse’s co-medical practitioners in sending “Dr. Marivic” to her final resting place as calls for justice continue.


15 taong gulang na bata, pinagsamantalahan ng tatay, tiyo at lolo sa Magpet

KIDAPAWAN CITY - NABUNYAG SA MAGPET, North Cotabato ang diumanoy salitang pagsasamantala sa isang 15 taong gulang na bata.

At ang mga suspect ay tatay, tiyuhin at lolo.

Si Lolo ay naaresot na. Ang tatay ay may warrant of arrest na at ang tiyuhin ay pinaghahanap pa.

Nahuli sa pagsisilbi ng warrant of arrest ang 74 na taong gulang na lolo na si alias Enteng, isang magsasaka.

Habang patuloy namang pinaghahanap ng batas ang tatay ng dalagita at tiyuhin nito na suspek din sa panghahalay.



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