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ARMM seeks removal of cops in arrest of MILF commander

ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The peace and order council of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao is seeking the replacement of the head of the police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group there and his men for the Feb. 23 arrest of a senior leader of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Vice Mayor in Maguindanao survives alleged assassination attempt


A town vice mayor in Maguindanao survived an alleged assassination attempt while he was heading for home with his Marine soldiers escort on Sunday night, police here said.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Men posing as cops seize trader; 1 dead

COTABATO CITY – An Indian businessman, who twice escaped kidnapping in 2007 and 2009, was seized by a group of still unidentified armed men on Tuesday, authorities said. Senior Superintendent Rolen Balquin, city police chief, said Mike Khemani – owner of the Sugni department store chain in Central Mindanao – was inspecting his branch here [...]

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Indian businessman abducted in Cotabato City—police report

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Unidentified armed men on Tuesday night abducted an Indian national said to own a chain of department stores in Cotabato City and North Cotabato, authorities here said.

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

15 rabies deaths recorded in Central Mindanao this year


Rabies kills, and this was the message that the regional office of the Department of Health in Central Mindanao sought to convey to the public when it announced Wednesday that all 15 persons reported to it to have been bitten by dogs between January and September this year had died.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Barangay head escapes grenade attack

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A local official actively fighting the illegal drugs trade here escaped unhurt from a grenade attack on his home here Thursday night.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Probe shows shots fired during Cotabato bombing

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The police investigation into the powerful explosion that killed eight people and wounded more than three dozen here on Aug. 5 took a surprise twist when probers discovered that aside from shrapnel injuries, one of the victims also had a gunshot wound.

Posted: August 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Improvised explosives recovered near Cotabato City hall

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Three improvised explosive devices were recovered a few meters away from Cotabato City hall Sunday night, a regional civil defense office said.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cotabato City declares month-long mourning for 8 bombing fatalities

Investigators look for evidence among wreckage after a car bomb explosion in Cotabato city, on the southern island of Mindanao on August 5, 2013. A powerful bomb exploded at the centre of the southern Philippines city of Cotabato on August 5, killing five people, police said.   AFP PHOTO / Mark Navales

The city government has declared a month-long mourning following Monday’s car bomb attack that killed eight people and wounded at least 40 others.

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

3 bombing suspects nabbed, says Cotabato mayor

A building is seen on fire after a bomb explosion in Cotabato city, on the southern island of Mindanao on August 5, 2013.  AFP Photo

Three suspects in the Cotabato City bombing were arrested Tuesday, Mayor Japal Guiani Jr. said.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Binay, Pimentel condemn Cotabato City blast

Vice President Jejomar Binay. FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay called for a “thorough investigation” and immediate arrest of perpetrators behind Monday’s bombing in Cotabato City that left eight people dead.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cotabato City blast toll up to 8–police

A building is seen on fire after a bomb explosion in Cotabato city, on the southern island of Mindanao on August 5, 2013.  AFP Photo

The number of fatalities from the explosion in Cotabato City Monday afternoon rose to eight, police said Tuesday.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

6 killed in Cotabato City blast

‘TERROR ACT’  Firefighters try to keep the flames from spreading after a powerful explosion in Cotabato City left six dead and dozens wounded along busy Sinsuat Avenue.  JEOFFREY MAITEM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

A powerful bomb apparently rigged to a vehicle exploded here on Monday afternoon, killing at least six people and injuring 29 others, including policemen.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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