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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.

Muslims see ‘passionate’ Eid al-Fitr in Davao city

DAVAO City–Amid the continued suffering of Moro and Christian communities in Marawi City, the Muslim community here would be more passionate in celebrating Eid al-Fitr today that marks the end the holy month of fasting. While Davao Muslims have sympathized with those affected by the crisis in Marawi City, Samer ...

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Anti-social media

Elson Elizaga ON June 15, veteran photojournalist Froilan Gallardo did something that no fake-news reporter in his right mind would do: Apologize. Gallardo apologized, in Facebook, because he had made a mistake. Actually, the Philippine National Police did, and Gallardo reported it, but he was sorry anyway. Gallardo’s complete post: ...

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Violent extremism’s new phase

By VIC M. TAYLOR Mindanews AS my 10-part series on the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was being published, the news broke out about the fighting that started on May 23 in the Islamic City of Marawi. As reported, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)  had received intelligence reports that ...

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Energy independence

Ike Señeres WHILE it is true that we have been politically independent for over a hundred years now, there is still a lot of debate whether we are really economically independent or not. I choose not to take sides regarding that issue, but as far as I am concerned, I ...

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Energy sector helps Lasureco evacuees

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent ILIGAN City — The Energy Sector led by the National Electrification Administration (NEA) made a joint relief assistance activity for the employees of Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative (Lasureco) and relatives now temporarily settled in the homes of relatives and evacuation centers in Cagayan ...

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Bishop decries desecration of chapel by Biff fighters

By BASIR ALIPOLO Correspondent AT least three “commanders” led some 300 armed members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (Biff) in destroying religious items in a Roman Catholic chapel when they staged their attacks here on Wednesday The archbishop of Cotabato, Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, called it a desecration of sacred ...

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Ambing to be brought to city hall tomorrow

THE body of the late former mayor Pablo “Ambing” Magtajas would be brought to city hall tomorrow and remain there until the interment on Monday afternoon. City hall yesterday announced that a mass and necrological services for the late former mayor would be held at its mini-park in front of ...

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Oz military aid against Maute Group coming, says Lorenzana

AUSTRALIA would be providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) support to the Philippine military–in the form of two AP-3C Orion aircraft–as fighting with the remaining Maute Group remnants in Marawi City. This was confirmed by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana in a statement. The aircraft would be coming from the Australian ...

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Membership alone won’t suffice

Ian Alfredo Magno AS of June 12, 2017, Philhealth published Circular No. 2017-0007 which distinguishes the active member from the inactive member. Part III provides the definition: “ACTIVE MEMBER – a registered member who has qualifying contributions and with sufficient regularity of payment and is entitled to avail of Philhealth benefits ...

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