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Farming village says: We have a beauty queen

MJ LASTIMOSA during the long gown competition on the night she was crowned Bb. Pilipinas-Universe at the pageant venue Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.RICHARD A. REYES

This second-class agricultural town’s first encounter with being in the headlines was ugly—April 1985 when Italian missionary priest Tulio Favali was murdered for being a guerrilla supporter by militiamen led by the notorious Manero brothers.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Grand hometown welcome awaits new Ms. Universe Philippines


For bringing honor to this quite obscure town, a grand welcome is planned for newly crowned Ms. Universe Philippines Mary Jean Lastimosa, officials said.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DAR backs North Cotabato reforestation project


The government’s national greening program has reached North Cotabato, with agrarian reform and local officials leading the planting of mahogany seedlings in six villages in the province, officials said Wednesday.

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

3 earthquakes hit North Cotabato

Source: Phivolcs website

A series of earthquakes, the strongest recorded at a magnitude 4.5, jolted parts of North Cotabato Sunday morning.

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

At least five die as jeep and truck collide in North Cotabato


The number of fatalities in the collision between a passenger jeepney and a truck in Matalam, North Cotabato has risen to five.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 soldiers killed, 3 wounded in North Cotabato clash


Days after communist rebels attacked a military detachment and the police headquarters in Matanao, Davao del Sur, two government forces were killed while three others were wounded in a firefight in North Cotabato on Saturday.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Blackout hits most of North Cotabato as power transmission conks out


Most of the province of North Cotabato was in the dark Saturday evening following the tripping off of the 69KV power transmission line in Barangay (village) Paco here.

Posted: March 9th, 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 »

5 hurt in grenade attack in North Cotabato


Five persons were hurt when unidentified suspects lobbed a hand grenade in the public market of Midsayap town in North Cotabato on Monday night.

Posted: March 3rd, 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 »

MILF-MNLF tension forces cancellation of classes

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Education officials have suspended classes indefinitely at both elementary and high school levels in the village of Tonganon in Carmen, North Cotabato, due to tension between members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Moro National Liberation Front there.

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

Dismembered body of girl found in North Cotabato town

Libungan, North Cotabato

Residents of the Nicaan village in Libungan, North Cotabato, were horrified to find, on Saturday afternoon, the dismembered remains of a 14-year old girl, who had been reported missing since Feb. 15.

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

Remains of missing 14-year-old girl found


Residents of Nicaan village in Libungan, North Cotabato on Saturday afternoon were horrified to find the dismembered remains of a 14-year-old girl, who had been reported missing since Feb. 15.

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

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