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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.

Fire kills family of 4 in Iligan Subdivision

By Nora Sorino and Sita Asequia of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–A family of four died in a fire that broke out at Dona Maria Subdivision in Baraas, Tubod,  this city, after midnight Tuesday. City fire marshal Pedro Felicilda said identified the victims as Artemio Flores Bilang and his wife Aileen, ...

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Death during the happiest season of the year

A.Paulita Roa SOMETIME ago, I received this text message from my cousin, Atty. Caridad R. Valdehuesa, that I decided to write about it in this column. Because she is fluent in Spanish, I would at times request her to translate into English some old Spanish documents and recently, I asked ...

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A friendlier neighbor

Martin Andanar THE Kingdom of Cambodia has not been a stranger to us. We have had commercial and political relationships for centuries. Filipino musicians played in the royal court two centuries ago. The distinct architecture of the Angkor Wat complex underscores the specific civilization built by the Khmers. Ancient Khmers ...

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Roadmap and roadblocks (3)

Patricio Diaz Third of nine parts ON the morrow and the days after, media stories played different tunes. Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) chair Misuari was ready to talk peace with the government pursuant to the “full implementation of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement”(FPA) not along the Bangsamoro Peace and ...

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Ouster plot may lead to bloody civil war

Batas Mauricio IS there a plot to oust or unseat President Duterte? Judging from what is coming out in the media, not only about the plan submitted by former US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg but also about alleged machinations by a rich Filipina who is now based in ...

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Cotabato city: Pursuing ‘highly urbanized hub’

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief COTABATO City — The city government of Cotabato is persevering to pursue the “highly urbanized halal hub” status for Cotabato City in the next years. With the recent development in the local economic activities and the relatively peaceful environment in Cotabato City, ...

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Reds say they can be tapped to implement socioeconomic reforms

THE New People’s Army (NPA) should not be disarmed but should instead be strengthened to assist the government in implementing major socioeconomic reforms, an official of the National Democratic Front (NDF) said as the Communist Party celebrated its 48th founding anniversary on Monday. In a press conference in Paquibato District ...

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Young cardres replace aging communist guerrillas

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent MEDINA, Misamis Oriental–Carrying an M16 rifle and a bandolier of spare ammunition, 22-year-old Jaito walked towards the back of a makeshift stage where a couple of journalists were waiting for him. “I heard you need somebody to interview,” he told the reporters. After an exchange ...

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Of fatafels and pomegranates

Joe Pallugna TEL AVIV–My arrival at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport on the eve of Christmas immediately gave me two realizations. One was that it is extremely colder here than I expected, and second, it is quite an expensive city. The taxi fare from the airport to my hotel, called ...

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A 2016 Christmas story

Karl Gaspar DAVAO City–This story began a long, long time ago if time is viewed by the millennials.  It began with an American Jesuit named Fr. Vincent Cullen, SJ.  Not many Mindanawons today know him but he is a legend among the Indigenous Peoples in Bukidnon as well as Lumad ...

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