NoCot town top ‘drug pusher’ killed in shootout

MATALAM, North Cotabato: A “high-value target” (HVT) drug suspect died after allegedly resisting arrest and engaging police agents in a shootout during a drug buy-bust operation here Sunday. Cpl. Moiser Diocales, police investigator-on-case, identified the slain suspect as Guintawan Batulawan Salido, 40, of Barangay Kilada. “Salido was listed as the topmost wanted drug personality of… Read More NoCot town top ‘drug pusher’ killed in shootout

NoCot contact tracing intensified as 6 new Covid-19 cases logged

COTABATO CITY: Health authorities in North Cotabato are now conducting investigation and contact tracing after six of its constituents have been tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19). “All the six new cases were admitted for non-Covid-19 reasons to the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center in Cotabato City but then tested positive after admission,” board member… Read More NoCot contact tracing intensified as 6 new Covid-19 cases logged

NoCot tops ‘Hatid Tulong’ implementation in Soccsksargen

COTABATO CITY: The province of North Cotabato currently leads in the implementation of the government’s “Hatid Tulong” program for locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen). North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco on Saturday directed the province’s inter-agency sub-task force “Sagip Stranded Cotabateños Team” to continue making the necessary arrangements… Read More NoCot tops ‘Hatid Tulong’ implementation in Soccsksargen

Cops nab 6 for illegal cockfighting in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY: Police on Friday afternoon arrested six persons for engaging in illegal cockfighting. In a report, Maguindanao Police Director, Col. Arnold Santiago, said the six were caught in the act of gambling in Barangay Labungan, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao. Police withheld the identities of the suspects pending the filing of an official complaint before… Read More Cops nab 6 for illegal cockfighting in Maguindanao

Cotabato suspends no parking policy for Eid prayers

By Edwin Fernandez August 10, 2019 Atty. Cynthia Guiani Sayadi COTABATO CITY: The city government will suspend its newly-enforced “absolute no parking policy” along selected major thoroughfares here on Sunday for Eid’l Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), a Muslim holiday. Eid al-Adha commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah’s (God’s) command… Read More Cotabato suspends no parking policy for Eid prayers

Kidapawan mayor assures continuous pension for senior citizens

By EDWIN FERNANDEZ June 14, 2019 KIDAPAWAN CITY: On Thursday, Mayor Joseph Evangelista ordered the validation of the list of social pensioners in the city. Evangelista also instructed the Kidapawan City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWD) to look for the 600 senior citizen pensioners who failed to show up during the validation. As of… Read More Kidapawan mayor assures continuous pension for senior citizens

Maguindanao youth converge for peace building

By BITOON A RANAO June 13, 2019 COTABATO CITY: Around 800 youth representatives from different municipalities of Maguindanao recently gathered at the municipal covered court of Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao for a forum dubbed as “The Role of Young Men and Women in Peace Building and in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism.”  The forum spearheaded… Read More Maguindanao youth converge for peace building