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Zamboanga City, 12 towns in North Cotabato under state of calamity due to dry spell

Posted on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 02:03 PM | No Comments
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The City Council on Tuesday, March 5, approved a resolution placing Zamboanga City under a state of calamity due to a dry spell caused by a...

Comelec lauds orderly conduct of BOL plebiscite in Lanao del Norte, N. Cotabato

Posted on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 05:15 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) lauded the overall conduct of the second plebiscite on Wednesday (February 6) for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in...

PNP chief relieves Midsayap, Gensan police chiefs after Sunday blasts

Posted on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 07:29 AM | No Comments
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde ordered the relief of the chief of police of Midsayap, North Cotabato and General Santos City following the explosions that hit the said...

Evacuees return home after military-BIFF encounter

Posted on Friday, 23 June 2017 11:07 PM | No Comments
The situation in the town of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato has returned to normal after the one day clearing operation of the military in the town that was raided by members...

AFP holds control of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato

Posted on Thursday, 22 June 2017 06:00 PM | No Comments
Pigcawayan, North Cotabato is now under military’s control after it was attacked by members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) Wednesday. The military continues to conduct clearing operations and...

BIFF holds 5 hostages in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato – AFP Eastmincom

Posted on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 06:12 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked the town of Pigcawayan in North Cotabato at early dawn Thursday. Spokesperson for martial law implementation, Brig. Gen. Gilbert Gapay...

Indigenous tribes seek gov’t help against construction of dams in their communities

Posted on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:55 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Johnny Basilio, secretary general of Aeta Tribal Association, said they need the help of the government in stopping the construction of huge dams in the communities...

Suspected NPA rebels burn bus in Cotabato

Posted on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 03:24 AM | No Comments
Suspected members of the New People’s Army burned a yellow bus in Makilala, North Cotabato on Monday. According to police, armed men boarded the Davao City-bound bus and brought it...

NDFP peace consultant, 2 others placed under CIDG custody

Posted on Tuesday, 7 February 2017 12:36 PM | No Comments
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Ariel Arbitrario and his two companions were prevented to pass through a checkpoint by Task Force Davao in Toril, Davao City on Monday morning. The three...

Armed men attack North Cotabato jail, over 100 inmates escape

Posted on Wednesday, 4 January 2017 08:57 AM | No Comments
  NORTH COTABATO, Philippines — At 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 04, 2017, unidentified armed men stormed the North Cotabato District Jail (NCDJ) based at Capitol Complex, Amas, Kidapawan City. Based...