Special ecozone in Cotabato City eyed

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Special ecozone in Cotabato City eyed 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 5 — A proposed establishment of a Special Economic Zone in Cotabato City is underway.

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Comelec reshuffles election officials in ARMM

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec reshuffles election officials in ARMM 

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 15 –- The Commission on Elections in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has started reshuffling its personnel ahead of the 2016 national and local elections.

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SEC, PRC urged to put up satellite office in Cotabato

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on SEC, PRC urged to put up satellite office in Cotabato 

COTABATO CITY, Dec. 20 – A Cotabato City councilor has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to establish a branch in the city to cater to professionals here.

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Flower prices up ahead of Undas in Cotabato City

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Flower prices up ahead of Undas in Cotabato City 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 30 -– The prices of flowers have tripled ahead of the All Saints' Day and All Souls’ Day celebration in Cotabato City.

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PDEA-ARMM files charges vs 17 men caught in illegal drug trade

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on PDEA-ARMM files charges vs 17 men caught in illegal drug trade 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 6 — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) on Tuesday filed charges for violations of Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 and illegal possession of guns against 17 persons while anti-narcotics agents continued illegal drug buy bust operations in North Cotabato.

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Cotabato City gets 101 police augmentation force to contain rising crimes

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cotabato City gets 101 police augmentation force to contain rising crimes 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA) — A police force composed of 101 police officers from Police Regional Office 12 was deployed here as augmentation force to contain rising crime incidents.

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Davao, Sox to tap ‘halal’ mart

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Davao, Sox to tap ‘halal’ mart 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 7 (PNA) — Two Mindanao regions are courting Muslim tourists to visit the region by putting up more restaurants that serve certified halal foods.

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ARMM officials, employees join mounting calls for passage of BBL

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on ARMM officials, employees join mounting calls for passage of BBL 

By Noel Y. Punzalan & Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, May 11 (PNA) — Officials and employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) manifested on Monday their support to the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL starts voting Tuesday on the provisions of the measure and its endorsement to the plenary.

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Cotabato City under state of calamity due to "El Nino"

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cotabato City under state of calamity due to "El Nino" 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, April 16 (PNA) — The Cotabato City government has placed 19 of the city's 37 villages under state of calamity after hundreds of rice and corn fields were damaged due to the long dry spell.

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Sexually transmitted infections rising in Cotabato City

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sexually transmitted infections rising in Cotabato City 

COTABATO CITY, March 9 — The Department of Health in Region 12 on Monday said Cotabato City has the highest number of reported reported sexually transmitted infections (STI) among the cities and provinces of SOCCKSARGEN region in 2014.

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