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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.

Public school teacher arrested in buy-bust

By Edwin Iyo, Correspondent Gingoog City — A public school teacher was arrested during a buy-bust operation at Barangay 24 here Saturday afternoon. However, it was learned that the teacher was released hours after the arrest. Gingoog Chief of police Supt. Roel Lami-ing confirmed that among the drug suspects arrested ...

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Traumatized, flood victims cry for help, seek relocation

VICTIMS of last week’s floods in the city remained traumatized, and they are asking for help. Amie Marban, a resident of Barangay 35, recalled her ordeal as she watched her house being washed away by floodwaters. “Grabi akong kahadlok, kay nalokong mi sa tubig uban sa akong mga anak. Maayo ...

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Koko frowns over Pagasa’s ‘haphazard’ advisories

SENATE President Aquilino Martin Pimentel III has expressed dismay over what he opined as haphazard weather advisories from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) the day the city suffered the worst floods since Typhoon Sendong in 2011. Pimentel said local governments and residents in the city and ...

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Urban flooding

Ruffy Magbanua THERE’s a buzzword in social media these days that is circulating fast and, well, furious enough and that is urban flooding. Flooding in urban areas can be caused by flash floods such as the recent disaster that hit Cagayan de Oro, or coastal floods, or river floods, but there ...

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More than brothers

Martin Andanar IN a moment of eloquence during his Tokyo visit, President Duterte told his counterpart that Filipinos and Japanese were “more than brothers.” That was a powerful thing to say and Shinzo Abe was clearly moved. True, our two nations were once at war. Since then, however, Japan proved ...

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Con-com can learn from the BBL

Michael Henry Yusingco MELBOURNE–One tool which can help the Constitutional Commission (Con-Com) organized by the Duterte administration with its mission is the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Presently, the BBL is in limbo given the pending petitions with the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of the 2014 Comprehensive Agreement on the ...

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‘Peacemaker’ brigade opens computer course

The 403rd Infantry (Peacemaker) Brigade of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division, through its line unit, the 8th Infantry (Dependable) Battalion, opened its second batch of Computer Literacy Training in Barangay Butong, Quezon, Bukidnon on Jan. 20. The activity was facilitated by COL Antonio Bautista, Jr, commanding officer of the 8th ...

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Zamboanga Peninsula hosts NSPC ’17

The Department of Education (DepEd IX), Zamboanga Peninsula (ZamPen) will finally take its turn to host a landmark activity, the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) dubbed as “Strengthening Freedom of Information through Campus Journalism”  at Pagadian City on Jan. 23-26 and is expected to stand off more or less 5,000 ...

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