Viral diorama wows netizens

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 10/14/2021

CEBU, Philippines — A college student from North Cotabato made the rounds on social media after sharing a realistic diorama of an atomic bomb explosion.  “School project ko po,“ Catherine Fajardo told CDN Digital.  Fajardo, who is…

Cebu sends more aid to Kidapawan City, seven towns in Cotabato

Norman Mendoza 11/09/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The local government units of Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue in Cebu have extended assistance consisting of relief goods and cash donations to the areas in Mindanao which were affected by the series of earthquakes. …

Makilala town quake victims complained of food poisoning

Froilan Gallardo 11/06/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines- Doctors treated some 40 earthquake victims after they complained of abdominal pains and vomiting after eating food donated from good Samaritans Monday night, November 4, 2019. Dr. Alijandrito Descaller, head of the Lanao…

Desperation reigns among quake-stricken residents of Makilala

Froilan Gallardo 11/02/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines —  Death came for a farmer in a scramble over a relief item amid desperate calls for help, food and medicines from earthquake-stricken residents, which were written in cardboards and on the…

Quiboloy says he must be thanked for stopping Mindanao quake

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 11/01/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, the self-declared “Appointed Son of God”, has said that people should thank him for stopping Tuesday’s 6.6-magnitude earthquake, which rocked North Cotabato and nearby provinces. The powerful tremor left at least…

More help sent to quake-stricken North Cotabato

Froilan Gallardo 10/31/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines—The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) sent more troops to Kidapawan City and Tulunan town in North Cotabato as reports of deaths and residents left homeless continue to pour in from stricken…

North Cotabato: 4 dead as cargo truck plows into crowd

Inquirer.net 04/22/2017

  KIDAPAWAN CITY, Cotabato — At least four persons were killed and six others were critically injured when a cargo truck loaded with Pepsi products suffered a brake system failure and plowed motorists in nearby Makilala, North…

Court defers arrest of North Cotabato gov

04/29/2016

THE Sandiganbayan First Division yesterday deferred the issuance of a warrant of arrest against North Cotabato Gov. Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza in connection with her graft case involving the alleged anomalous procurement of fuel from her mother’s gasoline station.…

Court reduces bail for Kidapawan farmers

04/13/2016

THE Municipal Trial Court in Kidapawan City has reduced the bail for 79 persons, mostly farmers, from North Cotabato arrested during a rally in the same city last April 1. Judge Rebecca De Leon yesterday reduced the…

Aquino’s stony silence on Kidapawan violence

Ricky Poca 04/09/2016

I am appalled by the stony silence of President Noynoy Aquino on the violent dispersal of the protesting farmers in Kidapawan, North Cotabato who were only in the streets hoping to receive assistance from the local government…

Kidapawan violence and Duterte’s rise

Ricky Poca 04/04/2016

Think Bits The violent dispersal of hundreds of farmers in Kidapawan, North Cotabato by police that killed at least one and injured two others marred anew the human rights record of this administration. There are those from…

Mt. Apo fire contained, rages in Davao Sur side

03/29/2016

Kidapawan City, North Cotabato – The forest fire in the North Cotabato side of Mt. Apo has been contained as of yesterday afternoon. It, however, continues to rage in the Davao del Sur side of the country’s…

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