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Public school teacher shot dead, school head wounded in North Cotabato

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Unidentified armed men shot dead a public school teacher in North Cotabato and wounded the school principal in a daylight ambush Monday.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Online processing of students holding summer jobs goes in Soccsksargen


The Department of Labor and Employment’s regional office in Soccsksargen (South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos) is now using the Internet to process documents and even part of the salaries of students holding summer jobs in the government under the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES), officials said Wednesday.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Maguindanao offers to host signing of peace pact between gov’t, MILF

Maguindanao provincial Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu. AP Photo/Pat Roque

Local leaders in Maguindanao will hold a traditional Muslim “Kanduli” (feast) immediately after the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro (CAB) of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) as thanksgiving, according to officials here.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Manhunt launched for killers of gov’t engineer in North Cotabato


Police in North Cotabato have launched a province-wide manhunt for two men who shot and seriously wounded an engineer working for a government irrigation project in the province, and another man on Friday.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino extols Cardinal Quevedo

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Cardinal Orlando Quevedo.  AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino lauded Cardinal Orlando Quevedo Tuesday night supporting government’s vision of attaining peace in southern Philippines through peaceful means.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

8 arrested in Maguindanao for dynamite fishing


Eight persons have been arrested by a deputized environmentalist group and the local police in Parang, Maguindanao, after they were found with fish believed to have been caught through dynamite fishing.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

North Cotabato cops blame NPA for burning of 10-wheeler truck

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Police authorities in nearby Matalam, North Cotabato, blamed the New People’s Army rebels for the burning on Tuesday of a 10-wheeler truck near a sand quarry there.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

North Cotabato town mayor escapes ambush

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A town mayor in North Cotabato narrowly survived an ambush by suspected New People’s Army in President Rojas, North Cotabato on Thursday afternoon, the Army here said.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Power restored in most parts of Mindanao—NGCP


Power has been restored in most parts of Mindanao, as of 12 noon Thursday, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) claimed.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fire damages Mindanao university’s agri research center


Fire gutted the administration building of the University of Southern Mindanao Agricultural Research Centerin Kabacan, North Cotabato, early Wednesday in the latest case of suspected arson at the institution.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 BIFF men hurt in clash with gov’t troops in Maguindanao — Army

Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).  INQUIRER MINDANAO FILE PHOTO

Three members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were hurt in a clash with government forces in Maguindanao, on Thursday, the Army here said.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

MNLF help sought for release of kidnapped minister


The Oblates of Mary Immaculate, a religious missionary group that has priests in the strife-torn province of Sulu, has asked the Moro National Liberation Front to help secure the release of one of its lay ministers and his wife who were abducted in Jolo town Sunday.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Wanted felon killed in shootout with cops in N. Cotabato

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A man wanted by the police for various crimes was killed after he allegedly threw a hand grenade that failed to explode and engaged policemen in a shootout in Carmen, North Cotabato, police said Monday.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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