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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.

Probers say Fernandez may have been burned, buried

AUTHORITIES are looking into reports that kidnap victim Enrique “Eking” Fernandez III died a violent death in the hands of the very people who were supposed to protect the innocent. The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and Camp Alagar officials told the public safety committee of the provincial board on ...

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Xavier U studes start drive against extremism

A GROUP of communication students from Xavier University are starting a campaign called “I am Mindanao” against violent extremism in the country’s second largest island. Brian Adam Anay, project leader, said the group is composed of 4th year Development Communication (Devcom) students who decided to start the campaign that aspires ...

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Foreigners, beware!

Joe Pallugna THE latest ruling of the Supreme Court on the Feb. 29, 2016 case of Rebecca Fullido versus Gino Grilli (G.R. No. 215014), has to put all foreigners on the wary side, to be forewarned of their rights to lease lands. It happened in Bohol when an Italian, Gino, ...

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Building peace, sharing life

By Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro “RESPECT and Protect Life: A Celebration of the Filipino Spirit.”  With this theme the Bishops-Ulama Conference celebrates its 20th anniversary during this Mindanao Week of Peace (Nov. 24 – Dec. 1).  In 1996, Catholic bishops and Muslim ulama in Mindanao ...

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It’s the economy

Martin  Andanar THE Philippine Statistics Authority reported that our economy posted a remarkable growth rate of 7.1 percent during the third quarter of the year, the first quarter of the Duterte administration.  That is happy news. It tells us business and consumer confidence strengthened rather than waned with the entry ...

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We remember, we grieve

TODAY reminded me I once wrote a poem addressing Imee Marcos. It was October of last year, when she had that magazine cover. Dear Imee, I saw you on a magazine and cover and you were beautiful. But I also saw how charcoal-black and blood-stained your hands were, how your—funnily ...

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Open letter to Salazar

Ruffy Magbanua DEAR Chairman Jose Vicente B. Salazar of the Energy Regulatory Commission, The undersigned is the convenor for the Crusade for Clean Government, a volunteer civil society group supporting President Duterte’s relentless campaign against corruption in government. The distinguished  former Vice President and Ambassador, the late Emmanuel Pelaez had displayed ...

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The way a Kagay-anon speaks (2)

A. Paulita Roa THE late Fr. Francis Madigan S.J. wrote that Kagay-anons speak Cebuan Binisaya. I beg to disagree in this because even if our mother tongue is Cebuano, it has through the centuries evolved to a language variant that many called Kinagai-anon. Last week, I shared the Kagay-anon’s propensity ...

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Adultery vs. immorality

Gregorio Miguel Pallugna CAN a man and a woman, both married but not to each other, live together as husband and wife bear a child and not be considered immoral or even criminally liable under Philippine laws? Yes, according to the Supreme Court in 2003. Yes, the Supreme Court again affirmed ...

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Feast of Christ the King

Fr. Leo Pabayo THE idea of a king did not occur in the mind of the Israelites in the beginning of their history. Moses their founding Father did not call himself a king. He ruled over them as a prophet and he ruled according to the word that God inspired ...

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