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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.

Bringing back a lost glory

Nora Soriño . ILIGAN City — A pedestrian bridge in Miami, Florida collapsed a few days ago, the world news tell us. It left several people dead and scores hospitalized with some people  also missing in its aftermath. This occurred a few days after the structure was completed and used ...

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Covering Jabidah Massacre commemoration circa 1988

By BOBBY TIMONERA Mindanews . ILIGAN City – Thirty years ago, when I was a newbie “promdi” journalist, I got invited to cover the commemoration of the Jabidah Massacre, that story of Moro fighters secretly trained, then massacred, on Corregidor Island in the Philippine government’s covert attempt to retake Sabah. ...

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DENR-12 celebrates Int’l Day of Forests

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Koronadal City — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is calling urban dwellers to plant and grow more trees in the cities and towns to mark the globally-celebrated International Day of the Forests. This year’s theme is “Forests and Sustainable ...

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City council takes three-week recess

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . THE Cagayan de Oro City Council has unanimously agreed to take a three-week recess starting next week. Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy said majority of the councilors have reached a consensus during their regular session this week. He said the recess will give the councilors ...

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COWD chair on Lao claims: ‘Fake news’

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE chairman of the Cagayan de Oro Water District yesterday turned the tables on a councilor for claiming that the COWD has agreed to allow the group of Manny Pangilinan to engage in water distribution here five years from now. Without naming Councilor Teodulfo Lao ...

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Salcedo seeks explanation from COWD about Beja’s dismissal

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . COUNCILOR Enrico Salcedo on Tuesday sought an explanation from the Cagayan de Oro Water District about the dismissal of Engr. Rachel Beja as its general manager. Salcedo said this after Beja faced the city council’s public utilities committee where she raised questions about the circumstances ...

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EU envoy checks how Europe can further help Marawi folk

THE European Union’s ambassador to the Philippines, Franz Jessen, visited a town in Lanao del Norte where hundreds of Maranaos displaced by the Marawi siege have sought refuge. Jessen came over on Wednesday to see how the EU can further help in the ongoing humanitarian aid. He was with his ...

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The vanishing subsistence fisherfolk of Gensan

Ben Sumog-oy . GENERAL Santos City — The subsistence fisherfolk who are eking out a living in the once economically bustling Sarangani Bay, used to be one of the most dominant economic sectors in the City of General Santos. Today, however, they are the most neglected sector, almost decimated as ...

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