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Soldiers clash with BIFF rebels in N. Cotabato town

Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) INQUIRER File Photo

Explosions and heavy firing of automatic rifles awakened residents as armed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters gunmen swooped down on a village here early Thursday, the authorities said.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

40 hospitalized due to gas leaks in North Cotabato–officials

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At least 40 persons were rushed to hospitals here and in the municipality of President Roxas, also in North Cotabato, following separate incidents of gas leaks, officials reported belatedly on Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4 injured in North Cotabato grenade attack

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Four people were wounded when a grenade went off outside a house on Rizal Avenue in Kabacan, North Cotabato at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Village head kills council member at victim’s birthday party


A village council member in Tulunan, North Cotabato, who was celebrating his 61st birthday on Thursday died after being shot by his village’s head around 7 p.m., the police said.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Classes finally open in troubled southern Mindanao university

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After two weeks of delayed school opening and almost six months of protests over allegations of graft and corruption, classes at the state-run University of Southern Mindanao finally kicked off on Monday.

Posted: June 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Shot over a bowl of leftover ‘lugaw’


A militiaman was rushed to a hospital here near midnight Tuesday after a colleague fired at him with a shotgun for taking away leftover rice gruel and giving it to a detainee without the former’s permission, the authorities said.

Posted: June 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

N. Cotabato cop being held by NPA to be freed–spokesperson


The National Democratic Front (NDF)-Southern Mindanao said Arakan Valley town policeman Police Officer 3 Maula Ali will be freed today (Wednesday) in an undisclosed area in the province.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

10 killed, 2 missing as boat sinks in Liguasan River in Maguindanao


Ten drowned while two remained missing as of Tuesday, when the passenger boat they were riding in capsized on the turbulent Liguasan River passing through Pagalungan and Sultan sa Barongis towns in Maguindanao on Monday afternoon, a town official said.

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 killed in North Cotabato shooting


Three men were killed after they were fired upon by unidentified men as they traveled along the national highway in Mlang, North Cotabato early Saturday, police said.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 NPA rebels killed, 3 soldiers injured in Zamboanga del Sur clash

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Three communist rebels were killed while three soldiers were injured in a clash in Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, a report reaching the military’s Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) based here, said.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Classes suspended in ARMM, Cotabato due to ‘Pablo’

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Acting Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman. INQUIRER.net photo/Matikas Santos

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has announced the suspension of classes in all levels in Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao on Tuesday as Typhoon “Pablo” hit land.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police disarm landmines planted on N. Cotabato roadside


Two improvised landmines planted along national highway in the village of Marbel here were recovered by authorities around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kidapawan city tourism officer gunned down


The tourism officer of this city was shot dead by one of two motorcycle-riding assailants on Tuesday morning, Mayor Rodolfo Gantuangco said.

Posted: September 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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