NoCot town top ‘drug pusher’ killed in shootout

SHOOTOUT. Authorities cordon the tricycle of slain drug suspect Guintawan Batulawan Salido following a shootout with the arresting team during a buy-bust operation in Matalam, North Cotabato on Sunday (July 26, 2020). Recovered from the suspect, ranked topmost in the drugs watchlist of the Matalam police, was a .38-caliber revolver (inset), and some PHP5,000 worth of … Continue reading NoCot town top ‘drug pusher’ killed in shootout

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

CONTACT TRACING. North Cotabato board member Dr. Philbert Malaluan, also provincial Inter-Agency task Force on coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spokesperson, notes the need to heighten contact tracing after six of the province’s constituents tested positive for Covid-19 in the latest Department of Health -12 virus situation report in Monday (July 20, 2020). The Incident Command Post meeting … Continue reading NoCot contact tracing intensified as 6 new Covid-19 cases logged

NoCot tops ‘Hatid Tulong’ implementation in Soccsksargen

North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco. (PNA file photo) 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 … Continue reading NoCot tops ‘Hatid Tulong’ implementation in Soccsksargen

Cops nab 6 for illegal cockfighting in Maguindanao

Google map of Datu Odin Sinsuat, 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 … Continue reading Cops nab 6 for illegal cockfighting in Maguindanao

NoCot extends aid to 200 IP farmers

FARM SEED BENEFICIARIES. Members of the B’laan women community in remote villages in North Cotabato patiently wait during the dispersal of corn seeds, the assistance of the provincial government to upland farmers on Friday (May 29, 2020). A total of 292 farmers, all belonging to indigenous communities, benefited from the program (Photo courtesy of North Cotabato PIO) … Continue reading NoCot extends aid to 200 IP farmers

Cotabato suspends no parking policy for Eid prayers

By Edwin FernandezAugust 10, 2019Atty. Cynthia Guiani SayadiCOTABATO 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 to sacrifice his son. … Continue reading Cotabato suspends no parking policy for Eid prayers

BARMM holds 1st Bangsamoro Budget Forum

By BPI-BARMMJuly 29, 2019COTABATO CITY: In a bid to lay down guidelines, priorities, policies, and budget preparation forms for fiscal year 2020, the Ministry of Finance and Budget and Management held its 1st Bangsamoro Budget Forum on Monday, July 29.Minister Eduard Guerra of MFBM-BARMM said the Bangsamoro budget process is responsive to the systems, mechanisms, … Continue reading BARMM holds 1st Bangsamoro Budget Forum

BARMM ports agency aims P35-M income for 2019

By Asa T. Madale June 18, 2019COTABATO CITY: The Regional Ports Management Authority of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RPMA-BARMM) is targeting a P35 million income for the year 2019. RPMA-BARMM General manager Garib Abas said the office is projecting a total income of a P35 million for the year 2019 as he addressed participants … Continue reading BARMM ports agency aims P35-M income for 2019

Kidapawan mayor assures continuous pension for senior citizens

By EDWIN FERNANDEZJune 14, 2019KIDAPAWAN 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 the latest count, there … Continue reading Kidapawan mayor assures continuous pension for senior citizens

Maguindanao youth converge for peace building

By BITOON A RANAOJune 13, 2019COTABATO 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 by the National … Continue reading Maguindanao youth converge for peace building