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Low pressure area turns into cyclone near M’nao

A LOW pressure area (LPA) near Mindanao has intensified into a tropical depression, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in a weather bulletin yesterday. As of 10 am, the center of the tropical depression was estimated based on all available data at 1,440 km east of ...

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Hoplessly hoping

Patricio Diaz GENERAL Santos City–Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal is right, “If you look at the process, it looks like they (the Congress) can no longer deliver… I’m no longer optimistic.” He said this during the media roundtable discussion at the University of the Philippines (Visayas) in ...

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12-hour blackout hits eastern areas of Misor

By Edwin Iyo A 12-HOUR blackout hit eastern towns of Misamis Oriental on Wednesday but a member of the board of the Misamis Oriental II Rural Electric Service Cooperative  (Moresco) said it had nothing to do with the power crisis. The blackout took place from 6 am to 6 pm ...

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Bus firm executive abducted in Iligan

By Nora Sorino and Tomasita Asequia of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–Three still unidentified men snatched an executive of Rural Transit Mindanao Inc. (RTMI) at Purok 1, Buruun, this city, at dawn yesterday. The executive, Edwin Torres Sr., 56, a liaison officer of RTMI, was bound to Cagayan de Oro when ...

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Being Visayan

A. Paulita Roa MANY people believe that the Bukidnons specifically the Higaunons, once lived along the central coast of northern Mindanao. However, research shows that long before the coming of Islam and the Spaniards in 1521, all of northern Mindanao is considered by Philippine prehistorians as part of the Visayan ...

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Morales demeans her office

Batas Mauricio SEN. Grace Poe has a point, whether or not she will continue being a presidential candidate in the 2016 elections: Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales showed favoritism once again in her decision excluding Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya from the graft charges stemming from the million-peso maintenance contract for ...

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