Category Archives: makilala

Military says it didn’t drop bombs in Makilala village

KIDAPAWAN CITY(MindaNews / 07 August) –The Army in Makilala in North Cotabato has denied reports that bombs were dropped in a rebel-influenced barangay on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Rhodjun Rosales, commanding officer of the 39thInfantry Battalion, said the attack helicopter that residents saw in Barangay Batasan in Makilala never dropped any bomb when it hovered at […]

Newly proclaimed barangay chair in NorthCot nabbed for shabu possession

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 May) – Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a newly proclaimed chairman of a barangay in Makilala, North Cotabato after they recovered sachets of suspected illegal drugs when they raided his house 2 a.m. Wednesday. PDEA agents, mostly coming from the regional headquarters based in Koronadal City, told […]

NPA leader nabbed in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 3 Aug) – Authorities arrested on Thursday in the municipality of Makilala in North Cotabato a leader of the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) whose operations include North Cotabato and Davao del Sur, a military official said. Col. Roberto Angcan, commander of the 1002nd Infantry Brigade, identified the suspect as Ariel Rebuta, also […]

LGU-owned sci-tech school now recognized as ‘higher education institution’

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) — After four years of waiting, the first technology school in North Cotabato managed by a local government, finally got the nod of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). The CHED’s regional office in Soccsksargen (Central Mindanao) region, sitting en banc, passed Resolution Number 463-2017 on July 4, 2017, […]

Art Work

Grade 11 students of the Jose Rizal National High School in Makilalla, North Cotabato make cotemporary art work using natural materials during class Monday morning (19 June 2017). MindaNews photo by Geonarri O. Solmerano

NPA eyed in burning of trailer truck in Makilala

UPDATED MAKILALA, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 04 April)- — A trailer truck loaded with bananas was “intentionally burned” by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) along the national highway here Monday night. Police reports reaching Mayor Rudy Caoagdan said unidentified armed men believed to be members of the NPA “intentionally burned” a trailer truck of the […]

NPA eyed in burning of trailer truck in Makilala

MAKILALA, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 04 April)- — A trailer truck loaded with bananas was “intentionally burned” by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) along the national highway here Monday night. Police reports reaching Mayor Rudy Caoagdan said unidentified armed men believed to be members of the NPA “intentionally burned” a trailer truck of the Cowboy […]

Burned bus was on its second day of plying Marbel-Tacurong-Davao route

TALUNTALUNAN, Makilala, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 13 March) — A newly-acquired passenger bus on its second day of plying the Marbel-Tacurong-Davao route was burned by suspected communist rebels at Purok 6 here at around 8:30 a.m. Monday, after asking its passengers and drivers to disembark, police said. The burning came a day after Presidential Adviser […]

Burned bus was on its second day of plying Marbel-Tacurong-Davao route

TALUNTALUNAN, Makilala, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 13 March) — A newly-acquired passenger bus on its second day of plying the Marbel-Tacurong-Davao route was burned by suspected communist rebels at Purok 6 here at around 8:30 a.m. Monday, after asking its passengers and drivers to disembark, police said. The burning came a day after Presidential Adviser […]

10 killed

Scene of the Crime operatives search for evidence inside a van following an alleged encounter between the group of  suspected narco-politician Mayor Samsudin Dimaukom of Datu Saudi Ampatuan town in Maguindanao and the police in Makilala, North Cotabato early morning of October 28, 2016. Dimaukom and nine others were killed. Mindanews Photo  READ STORY