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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.

Infamy

Ric Maulion . THE first darkest hour in recent Philippine history was the declaration of Martial Law by Ferdinand E. Marcos on Sept. 21, 1972. Dictatorship then ruled the country for the next 14 long years! Many of us were witnesses to that national shame. Life under that dictatorship? It ...

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Bogeyman

Bencyrus Ellorin . NOW, eyes are set on who will win as the presidency of the Liga ng mga Barangay of Cagayan de Oro City. This is a juicy position because whoever gets it becomes an ex officio member of the City Council. It’s the same thing with the Sangguniang ...

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Who can I turn to?

Egay Uy . WE often hear of reports about robberies being perpetrated inside public utility vehicles. In most cases, the robber boards the vehicle and mulcts his fellow passengers of their money, cellular phones and other valuables. In some cases, the drivers of the public conveyance vehicles do nothing, not ...

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Yanny

Netnet Camomot . REMEMBER “the dress” that shook the world in February 2015? White and gold to me; black and blue to you? Now, there’s the Yanny-Laurel debate. Vocabulary.com’s audio recording of the word “laurel” sounds “yanny” to others, including me, and here’s why: Our ears are young. Hmmm. There’s ...

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Marawi and beyond

By Antonio Ledesma, SJ Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro . AS we approach the first anniversary of the Marawi Siege that started on May 23, 2017, several questions have begun to loom large. What is the future of Marawi? How do we help the thousands of internally displaced persons return ...

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‘We lost our identity in a year’s time’

By Carolyn O. Arguillas MindaNews . TODAY, May 23, will be the first anniversary of  the Marawi Siege and the declaration of martial law, and while the physical destruction of Marawi has been repeatedly captured in dramatic photographs and video clips, a retired Literature professor at the Mindanao State University ...

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Marawi hostage recalls siege

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . It is exactly one year since the dreaded Maute-Isis attacked Marawi city and held hostage several civilians. Michael Bustamante of Bombo Radyo, in his noon-time program “Labatiba” was able to conduct an interview with one of the hostages during the incident. A certain alias ...

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Creating ‘sinag’ instead of dole-outs

By Maya Flaminda J. Vandenbroeck For MindaNews . Lanao del Sur. Three months after the siege, there’s an overpowering sense of gloom and frustration as paper and plastic cover the windows inside the teacher’s lounge of a small elementary school. Its occupants are Marawi siege survivors who want to keep ...

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