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Gov’t worker killed after surviving slay attempt


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.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kidapawan may lose power supply if P4M bill not paid immediately


This city has been told by the Cotabato Electric Coop. (Cotelco) to settle its P4-million electricity bill by March or face disconnection.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Villagers flee for fear of violence in land dispute

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About 140 persons fled their homes when unidentified men believed to be followers of a clan involved in a land dispute with another clan arrived in the outlying village of Patadon with high-powered firearms.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kidapawan City mayor bans firecrackers

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Like Davao City, firecrackers and pyrotechnics are now considered illegal here, and penalties and imprisonment await violators.

Posted: December 1st, 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 »

Napoles building rising in Kidapawan

THE TWO-STORY building registered in the name of Jaime Napoles is under construction in Barangay Sudapin in Kidapawan City, where the Napoleses also own a house. Foliage partly hides the rising structure. WILLIAMOR A. MAGBANUA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Signs of the extent of the wealth of Janet Lim-Napoles have surfaced here.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Police hunt driver absconding with Kidapawan City councilor’s cash stash


Police authorities here and in neighboring places have launched a manhunt for the driver of a city councilor who allegedly stole P800,000 in cash from the official’s house on Tuesday.

Posted: September 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Surprise: Grass cutter learns he’s incorporator of Napoles-linked NGO


A municipal worker in North Cotabato province who earns P300 a day as a grass cutter got the surprise of his life when told he was an incorporator of a nongovernment organization (NGO) linked to Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | 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 »

5.1-magnitude quake jolts Kidapawan City

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A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck Kidapawan City in North Cotabato at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday. There was no immediate report of injuries or damage to properties, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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

Kidapawan tourism exec’s killing ‘not work-related’–police

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Police authorities here said Thursday that the September 4 fatal shooting of city tourism officer Ma. Fe. Pame was not work-related.

Posted: September 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tourism officer shot dead by riding-in-tandem suspects


The city’s tourism officer died Tuesday, barely an hour after she was rushed to a hospital here for gunshot wounds, Mayor Rodolfo Gantuangco said.

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

Kidapawan payroll officer disappears with funds for 5,000 city workers

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Philippines – regions, payroll, disbursing officers, missing, disappearance, crime, police investigation, Darwin Loyola, local governments, local authorities, local officials, mayors, Rodolfo Gantuangco, Kidapawan City

Posted: July 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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