Category Archives: kabacan

Ain’t easy being an MILF fighter’s wife

KABACAN, North Cotabato – Tambay Sambutuan and Baiyan Basayan arrived in the village of Cuyapon in this municipality to seek temporary shelter from the aerial and ground assault against the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Camp Rajamuda during the Estrada administration’s “all-out war” in 2000. Seventeen years later, their temporary stay had somehow become […]

Nearly 2,000 famlies displaced by flood in Kabacan  

KABACAN, North Cotabato (MindaNews/21 January) — Nearly 2,000 families have sought refuge on higher ground due to flooding since Thursday, the local disaster office reported. David Don Saure, head of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Office, disclosed that in their initial validation, at least 1,923 families  from five low-lying barangays were displaced when the nearby […]

Families trapped in Maguindanao, North Cot flood rescued

DATU MONTAWAL, Maguindanao (MindaNews/21 January) —  Army rescue teams and local government disaster response workers rescued several families trapped by floodwaters in two separate incidents in Maguindanao and North Cotabato Friday and Saturday. The ARMM Humanitarian Emergency Action Response Team(ARMM-HEART) and 6th Army Division rescue team rescued at 3 a.m. Saturday 13 families in Sitio […]

Aerial view, Friday afternoon

The towns of Kabacan and Pikit in North Cotabato and Datu Montawal and Pagalungan in Maguindanao are submerged in floodwaters after the Pulangui River overflowed evening of January 19.  The drone shot facing Kabacan town was taken Friday afternoon, 20 January 2017.  MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA      READ STORY    

USM celebrates a colourful 64th founding anniversary

Kabacan, Cotabato–The University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato celebrated a colourful founding anniversary on October 1, 2016 that marked its 64th year of existence. The affair opened on September 26, 2016 by a torch parade around down town in this municipality followed by fireworks that lit the skies of the giant campus. The celebration culminated with two programs, […]

1437HEid’lAdha festivity was peaceful in Kabacan

KABACAN, COTABATO — The observance of the 1437H Eid’lAdha(2016 in the Gregorian calendar) festivity was peaceful in this town.The exact date of the affair fell on September 12, 2016 (10th of ZulHijjah 1437H). Prayer goers numbering thousands trooped to the Municipal Plaza of Kabacan and performed the morning congregational prayer. UstadzSamirudinBandila, the Khatib (speaker of […]

Ramadhan, a harvest season for good deeds

Kabacan, North Cotabato — “The month of Ramadhan is a harvest season,” Dr. Abubkar A. Murray, in his inspirational message during the symposium at the lobby of the Institute of Middle East and Asian Studies (IMEAS), Salipada K. Pendatun Building, University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Kabacan, North Cotabato on June 17, 2016. The statement was […]