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TREND MAKER. Mindanao Gold Star Daily was established in 1989 to set ablaze a new meaning & flame to the local newspaper business. Throughout the years it continued its focus and interest in the rural areas & pioneered the growth of countryside journalism.

New coastal road opens next week

T HE government is scheduled to open the new coastal road from Gusa to the Agora area next week, city hall’s information office announced yesterday. Local officials expect the new four-lane road to significantly decongest the Gusa-Agora section of CM Recto Avenue where vehicular traffic jams have become a daily ...

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Rio Verde threatens to reduce pressure

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief BULK water supplier Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. showed the Cagayan de Oro Water District who has the upper hand as it threatened to cut down the water pressure unless the public utility company gives in to what it wants: a price increase. Rio ...

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Water crisis is over

THE month-long water crisis is over — “hopefully.” The Cagayan de Oro Water District yesterday said it was expecting the water supply to return to its normal state after it was notified by Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. that it has finished the repair of its damaged main underwater line ...

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Threats are a no-no

Herbie Gomez THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines released an Oct. 20 statement on the threats against a Cagayanon columnist, Dr. Antonio “Nono” Montalvan II. The threats were made in response to his two opinion pieces in the  Philippine Daily Inquirer that were critical of President Duterte and ...

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This time, Rio Verde faults bad weather

RIO Verde Water Consortium Inc. broke its promise again as it failed to meet its self-imposed deadline to finish the repair of its damaged main steel pipe yesterday. Its latest excuse: bad weather. This means, the water crisis would continue to grip some areas in the western part of the ...

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Water woes to last for another week

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief THE water crisis affecting western parts of the city and Opol town in Misamis Oriental would last for at least another week or until Sunday. It appeared like no actual repair has been done on Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc.’s damaged main steel pipe ...

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Mulawan told us so

Herbie Gomez I WORRY that Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. has cut down on its spendings for operations and the maintenance of its facilities and equipment at this time when it’s about to divest itself of its responsibilities as the bulk water supplier of the Cagayan de Oro Water District. ...

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Alvarez firm leaves COWD, Oro hanging

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief A WATER crisis has been gripping western parts of the city up to Opol town in Misamis Oriental since Tuesday, affecting nearly 50 thousand households and establishments. But the Cagayan de Oro Water District is unable to give an answer about when the water ...

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Original ‘dilawan’

Herbie Gomez I DON’T know how making up a story about a senator’s bank account in Singapore can pass off as a “trap.” But that was exactly what President Duterte said about why he “invented” a bank account number and attempted to make this nation believe that Sen. Antonio Trillanes ...

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