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3 killed in clash between Moro rebels and gov’t militamen


After more than a year of zero hostilities, a firefight broke out between Moro Islamic Liberation Front guerrillas and government organized paramilitary troops allegedly backed by fighters of the Moro National Liberation Front in North Cotabato on Thursday afternoon, leaving at least three persons dead, the military reported Friday.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Court sheriff gunned down in North Cotabato

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A court sheriff was gunned down Thursday night under cover of darkness in nearby Midsayap, North Cotabato, police said.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man wanted for crimes in N. Cotabato killed in running shootout with cops

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A man long wanted by police authorities for various crimes was killed after he allegedly tossed a hand grenade and engaged policemen in a running shootout in Carmen, North Cotabato, on Sunday afternoon, police said Monday.

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

Drug dealer nabbed in North Cotabato


Police authorities said a big-time drug dealer was arrested in Kabacan, North Cotabato, in a buy-bust operation on Monday during which the authorities confiscated from him about P1 million worth of shabu or metamphetamine hydrochloride.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cops arrest 3 top drug suspects after clash

Police on Tuesday arrested three suspected drug dealers in a remote village in Maguindanao.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Up to 24 injured in school blast

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Twenty-four persons were wounded, 17 of them in critical condition, when an improvised explosive device went off inside a state-run college in Arakan, North Cotabato on Sunday night.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

8 persons hurt in North Cotabato blast


Eight persons were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off inside a state college in Arakan, North Cotabato, shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 N. Cotabato tax collectors fired for stealing over P2M

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Mayor Joselito Piñol of the town of Mlang said Wednesday he has fired three municipal employees after an administrative investigation showed they had pocketed over P2 million in local tax collections.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

9 Moro rebels killed in series of clashes–Army


At least nine Moro guerillas were killed in a series of clashes with government forces in the borders of North Cotabato and Maguindanao since December 31, the Army here reported Friday.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Firecracker ban violator in Digos City spends New Year’s Day in jail


A resident who defied an executive order issued last year by Mayor Joseph Peñas banning firecrackers in the city has become a self-proclaimed poster boy of the anti-firecracker campaign here.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police: N. Cotabato grenade blast not meant for church

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Police authorities here on Thursday rushed to clarify that the New Year’s eve grenade blast in Barangay Ugalingan was not meant for a Christian church.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 injured in North Cotabato grenade blast

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Five persons were wounded when unidentified men tossed a fragmentation grenade along the national highway in Barangay Ugalingan, Carmen, North Cotabato at around 8 p.m. on New Year’s eve.

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

Businessman defies Kidapawan fireworks ban

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A local ordinance banning the use of firecrackers and fireworks in welcoming the New Year was put to a test on Sunday.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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