Uneven road surface spoils delivery of Marawi bound relief goods

CARMEN, North Cotabato (February 17) – The uneven road surface in Barangay Tacupan, Carmen North Cotabato, spoiled the delivery of Marawi bound relief goods, as the Mitsubishi winged van slipped the highway Thursday at about 11:30 in the evening The Mitsubishi winged van truck driven by Farlan Faricante, 33 years old, said his vehicle was …

Police Officer, 3 others killed in NCot town in a day

KABACAN, North Cotabato (February 12) —- Unidentified gunmen shot dead a police officer along the national highway in Sitio Malabuaya, Barangay Kayaga, Kabacan, North Cotabato at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, February 10. Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) led by Police Chief Inspector Bernard Paray identified the victim as Senior Police Officer 4 Macatanong Lilangan, …

In North Cotabato town, 2 persons killed in 4 days

KABACAN, NORTH COTABATO (February 6)— At least two persons were killed in a span of 4 days here but police are empty handed about the perpetrators. Mautin Yusop, was killed by two unidentified gunmen while he was walking towards his home in Barangay Kayaga, Kabacan, North Cotabato at about 8:05 a.m. Sunday. Responding policemen from …

‘Crazy people’ behind Zamboanga mosque bombing-MILF

COTABATO CITY (JANUARY 30)—Ghazali Jaafar, vice chairman of the MILF and, concurrently, the chairman of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), condemned the Wednesday morning bombing of a mosque in Zamboanga City, saying the incident as it could have been perpetrated by ‘crazy people.’ The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has condemned the throwing of a …

BOL partial unofficial : Yes wins in Cotabato City and Basilan

COTABATO CITY (JANUARY 24)— The yes votes for the realization of the Bangasamoro Autonomous Regiona in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)  win in Cotabato City and Basilan, the partial result as announced by the Commission on Elections showed. The Comelec Official Canvassing of Results for Cotabato City ended at 8:45  Tuesday night with all the election returns …

NIA official gunned down in Maguindanao town

KABACAN NORTH COTABATO (January 24) — An unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen shot dead a civil engineer working with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) based in Midsayap, North Cotabato, late Tuesday afternoon January 22. Police Chief Inspector Erwin Gutierrez Tabora, identified the victim as Engr. Joseph Adam, a resident of Barangay Salapungan, Kabacan, North Cotabato. Police investigation …

Bangsamoro plebiscite generally peaceful – BIAF

COTABATO CITY (January 22) — The plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic law on January 21, was generally peaceful, says Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF) of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). BIAF Spokesperson Von Al Haq said the plebiscite was generally peaceful since no major untoward incident happened. “The massive fraud practiced …

BTC demands justice for bombing victims, pushes for investigation

DAVAO CITY (January 4)–  The Bangsamoro Transition Commission has demanded justice for the victims and the conduct of an investigation on the bombing incident on December 31, 2018 at the South Seas Mall in Cotabato City. Ghazali Jaafar, BTC chair said that “only those who oppose can perpetuate a terroristic, immoral and cowardly action.”  He described …

Islamic scholars commend BOL passage, vow support

DAVAO CITY  (October 14)— The Islamic scholars from all over the country vowed to support the Bangsamoro Organic Law  (BOL),  as it commend the government for standing by its commitment in the quest for peace in Mindanao. In a statement,  the National Ulama Conference of the Philippines (NUCP), a national network of Ulama and Ulama organizations …

10th most wanted person in North Cotabato arrested in SoCot

CARMEN, NORTH COTABATO (July 27) — The composite team of law enforcers here arrested North Cotabato’s  10th most wanted person in  Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, at around 10:00 in the morning Tuesday July 24, 2018. Police Chief Inspector April Lou Monserate Palma, Chief of Police of Carmen told NewsLine.ph that they arrested  Wilfredo Gardose Felomino, …