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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.

Wage board okays P27-hike in salaries

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . NORTHERN Mindanao’s  Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board has approved a P27-increase in the daily minimum wage of workers in the region, a far cry from what the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) petitioned for. The Board approved the P27-increase in ...

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Pulong for Davao congressman; Bato for senator

DAVAO City – Resigned vice mayor Paolo Duterte filed his certificate of candidacy for the representative’s post in the city’s first congressional district while former National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa filed his candidacy for senator yesterday. The former vice mayor, accompanied by his sister Mayor Sara Carpio and her ...

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Runoff sediments from mines threaten marine life in Surigao

RUNOFF sediments from the mining sites in Surigao del Sur will destroy marine habitats like coral reefs and sea grasses, environment group Haribon Foundation has warned. Gregorio de la Rosa Jr., conservation science and research manager at the Haribon Foundation, said these sediments would end in the shores and protected ...

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For mayor: Borres tries his luck for the 3rd time

IT would be the third time for a man from Macasandig to try his luck in the city’s mayoral race. Felix Borres filed his certificate of candidacy for mayor as an independent candidate at around noontime yesterday. It was the second day for the submission of candidacy papers to the ...

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Bishop, tagged as a communist rebel, now fears for his life

By CONG B. CORRALES Associate Editor . BARELY a fortnight since he was red-tagged with blue graffitis across his diocese, a still unidentified group is at it again. Only this time, they have included the National Anti-Poverty Commission and its acting secretary, lawyer Roseller Barinaga. Iglesia Filipina Independiente Bishop Antonio ...

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Here we go again

Rhona Canoy . SO… I got into a taxicab a couple of days ago and, as is my wont, I started a conversation with the gentleman. Touching on the most common topic of late, we talked about the obscene amount of money to be won by lotto. He dreamed about ...

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Reunions

Brady Eviota . BERN, Switzerland – In a month-long visit to the homeland last month I had the luck to be in four reunions. And like all reunions, there was never a dull moment. “Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.” That’s a ...

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Roque viewed as a threat

Batas Mauricio . WHAT is this I am hearing that the reason why presidential spokesman Harry Roque was removed from his position was that, many of those who are close to President Duterte now fear the former party list congressman because he has become very popular as a result of ...

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Once more, with feelings

Nora Soriño . ILIGAN City–Every business venture is a gamble. Take this newspaper with its founder, Ernesto “Toto” Chu who had to struggle with the odds, a few decades ago. We will never really be able to fathom how he had succeeded in this business in this part of the ...

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