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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.

Will you stand with me?

Jeremy Simons DAVAO City–This week, I was in a dialogue group with people living in fear of police due to the War on Drugs, when a young artist from Tondo shared how police special forces entered his house in plain clothes, looking for an alleged drug user under a fake ...

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Kolambog fire victims to receive aid from city hall before year’s end

By NICOLE MANAGBANAG, Correspondent The displaced fire victims at Kolambog, Barangay Lapasan will receive financial assistance from the city government and from their Barangay to them aid  in rebuilding their houses which were burned down when a fire broke early morning on Tuesday. City Social Welfare and Development head Teddy ...

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Fire hits Kolambog: 5 hurt, 105 displaced

FIVE people were hurt and some 105 others were displaced when a fire broke out at Kolambog in Lapasan shortly after midnight yesterday. The fire plunged Lapasan and other parts of the city into darkness. Authorities said the fire broke out at around 12:30 am at a house owned by ...

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Dahino body okays P72m for trash-take

By NITZ ARANCON and SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondents THE city council’s  committee on finance and appropriations yesterday approved a P72-million budget proposal for garbage collections in the city next year. The proposed amount would be used to pay a firm contracted by city hall to collect garbage in the city. ...

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The writ of habeas data

Joe Pallugna THIS is actually an old rule which was promulgated by the Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 2008 or almost nine years ago. Although it has been with us for almost a decade already, very few people understand what this rule truly is. It is then best to understand ...

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No more case vs Jack Lam?

Batas Mauricio JOCELYN “Jocjoc” Bolante must be very happy these days with his acquittal by the Sandiganbayan of the plunder charge that the Ombudsman filed against him in connection with charges that he participated in diverting some P723 million in government funds which were intended to buy fertilizers and other ...

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The virtue of teamsmanship

Martin Andanar ANYONE who worked with a team or played in an orchestra appreciates the importance of each part being in harmony with the whole. There is value in synchronicity and beauty in harmony. Anyone who coached a team or conducted an orchestra understands there can be no compromise on ...

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A letter to Santa Claus

By Maugan P. Mosaid PIKIT, North Cotabato–Santa Claus is very much alive, and to think this way out from a Muslim’s perspective, is doubly amazing, if not totally weird. I can’t speak for the Christians and those who likewise celebrate Christmas with Santa as the other prominent figure in addition ...

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‘Duterte should disavow threat to rights lawyers’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should disavow his threat to target the lawyers of alleged drug dealers and reaffirm the right of criminal suspects to legal counsel and due process of law, Human Rights Watch said yesterday. At a public event in Manila on Dec. 7, Duterte said that drug suspects ...

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Anti-logging drive in Misor looming

By EDWIN IYO, Correspondent MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano yesterday hinted of a capitol-spearheaded crackdown on alleged illegal logging operations in the eastern parts of the province after a mayor sounded alarm bells over how these have been hurting the water sources of at least two towns. Emano said ...

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