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Socot’s most wanted drug pusher falls

STO.NINO, South Cotabato– “The end of the road for man who once kept PP25 million worth of shabu.” This was how Chief Inspector Joel Fuerte, Sto. Nino town police chief, described the arrest Saturday of South Cotabato’s most wanted drug pusher following three months of extensive police surveillance operations. John ...

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‘Do not panic,’ Duterte tells public

DAVAO CITY – “Do not panic,” Mayor Rodrigo Duterte urged the public on Sunday, as he asked the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to take over the investigation into the reported entry and selling of “fake rice.” “We are trying to find our best to find out the truth,” ...

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South Cotabato cops hunting five inmates who bolted jail

COTABATO CITY – Police authorities in Koro-nadal City have launched a massive manhunt against five inmates who were arrested for illegal drug pushing and bolted the police lock-up cell Monday dawn. Those who made their way out from a crowded detention facility were Amarudin Kansang Salipa-da, Muhamedin Kansang Salipada, Osmena ...

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Govt forces hunt BIFF hitmen in murder of unarmed soldier

MAGUINDANAO– Police and military and authorities here have launched manhunt against suspected hitmen of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who liquidated anew an off duty soldier in Datu Hofer town in Maguindanao Sunday. Capt. Joan Petinglay, 6th Infantry Division spokesperson, said covert operations are still on going to ...

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Zambo Norte hinterland kids show high malnutrition cases

DIPOLOG City– Lack of formal education is one of the main obstacles in addressing problem on malnutrition, mostly in the far-flung areas of this province, a nutrition official said Monday. Provincial Nutrition Officer-in-Charge Himaya Eroy disclosed Monday that education is the main predicament in the effort of Gov. Roberto Uy’s ...

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36 pupils in Butuan indisposed for suspected food poisoning

BUTUAN CITY — Thirty-six schoolchildren were rushed to the Agusan del Norte Provincial Hospital here for suspected food poisoning, Friday. The children, all pupils of Doongan Elementary School, were reported to have eaten expired candies. “We received a total of 36 students. About five of them who exhibited the most severe ...

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