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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.

Lumad stude killed in shooting incident

DAVAO City — A Lumad student died Tuesday night despite attempts to save his life after a shooting incident in a Davao del Norte town, a human rights group said. Obillo Bay-ao, who sustained serious gunshot wounds, was a grade six student of Salugpongan Ta ‘Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center ...

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Comelec postpones barangay, kabataan polls in Mindanao

DAVAO City — The rebellion and violence that gripped the island of Mindanao triggered the Commission on Elections to postpone the conduct of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections this year. Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez said the Comelec En Banc on Tuesday issued an 11-page resolution ruling in the affirmative, the ...

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Protest puts Davao water project on hold

DAVAO City — The thirst to adequate and potable water supply for the residents of the second district here might go on for a longer period as the proposed solution remains to be pending at the National Water Resources Board (NWRB). The proposed P10-billion Davao City Tamugan Bulk Water Supply ...

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Davao power coop collections improve with ‘flexi-payment’

Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative Inc. (Daneco), under the National Electrification Administration (NEA), has improved its collection over the past three months since it began offering a flexible payment scheme to member-consumers having difficulty in paying their energy bills and facing disconnection. In a news release issued Tuesday, Rey Nagar, ...

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Senator urges NEA to sue erring gencos

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy, said the National Electrification Administration (NEA) must consider taking legal action against energy generation companies (gencos) found guilty of shortchanging the Palawan Electric Cooperative (Paleco) in their power supply agreements. During his meeting with officials of the NEA and power ...

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Sandigan orders Misuari’s arrest

THE Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of Moro National Liberation Front founder Nur Misuari even as it issued a hold departure order against him in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of educational materials worth P115.2 million from 2000 to 2001 when he was governor of the Autonomous Region in ...

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Guv, military on Duterte ‘spillover’: There’s none

DAVAO City–Maguindanao’s governor and a military official have dismissed concerns about a “spillover” of the Marawi crisis in Buldon, Maguindanao, while a cabinet member said he has no idea about President Duterte’s pronouncement late last week. This came after Duterte said he thought of lifting martial law earlier than Dec. ...

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Police charge teen, uncle over city hall worker’s slay

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent GINGOOG City–Police on Monday filed charges of murder against a 15-year old and his uncle over the Aug. 26 killing of a city hall employee here. Gingoog police director Senior Supt. Roel Lamiing declined to identify the suspects, explaining that one of them is a minor, ...

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Sliding to weak state

Bencyrus Ellorin A 2008 study by the Washington-based think tank Brookings Institution assessed the Philippines to be “on the cusp of designation as a weak state.” The study entitled Index of State Weakness on Developing Countries ranked the Philippines No. 58 among 141 countries, with the Somalia, Afghanistan and Democratic ...

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