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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.

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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Up and down

Herbie Gomez I’D go slow on that power-tripping if I were in the shoes of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Co.. For the sake of this country and the Duterte administration, they should slow down and moderate their aggressive but misplaced display of enormous powers to bully into submission institutions that ...

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What the ombudsman is not

Herbie Gomez THE Office of the Ombudsman is probably one of the most misunderstood institutions of the government. For one, it is not a special anti-graft court. If it is, then there is no need for it to bring criminal cases of graft and corruption to the Sandiganbayan for prosecution. ...

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Cebu firm buys P133-m property in uptown Oro for new project

CEBU Landmasters Inc. has bought a 7.2-hectare property here for P133.42 million for a residential project that would carry the firm’s Velmiro Heights brand in Cebu. The project is part of the Cebu Landmasters’ expansion program in Mindanao and Visayas stated in the use of its initial public offering proceeds. ...

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The perpetrators, stupe!

Herbie Gomez I CAN’T for the life of me understand the mind of the citizen who equates crimes committed by hoodlums and perverts with crimes committed by police officers. The overzealous cheerleader cites a story about the case of a six-year old girl that was allegedly sexually abused by her ...

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