With prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fluctuating between P800-P1,000 per 11-kg cylinder, residents of North Cotabato began their search for cheaper ways to cook their food and found their answer in a tweaked version of the charcoal-fired stove.
By Charlie Señase and Allan Nawal
The city still emerged as among the most competitive cities in the country for 2014 despite the bad perceptions due to the incidence of violence here, such as the August 19 bomb blast that injured several people.
Alarmed by the spate of unsolved killings believed to have been perpetrated by motorcycle-riding vigilantes, the city council has approved a resolution seeking a deeper investigation of the cases.
By Allan Nawal
Two of the oldest persons in the province of North Cotabato have died before their formal recognition as centenarians in connection with the province’s 100th founding anniversary on September 1.
Two unidentified men shot dead an employee of the environment office here early Tuesday morning, barely five months after the man survived an earlier assassination attempt, police said.