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Nitz Arancon

Nitz Arancon
Nitz Arancon started his career in the broadcast media. He worked as a cameraman for a news program of a local TV station, and subsequently became a reporter and later, commentator of the now defunct radio station DxJR.

21-ton poultry shipment safe: Bambi

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano yesterday allayed fears sparked by the 21 tons of dressed poultry brought from Bulacan to Tagoloan town, saying experts have certified that the shipment is bird flu-free. Emano said the National Meat Inspection Service in Bulacan has certified that ...

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19-year old drug courier, 2 minors nabbed drug ops

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent / Authorities arrested a 19-year-old suspected drug courier and two minors in a drug bust-bust operation in Macanhan Barangay Carmen on Tuesday. Latip Agao and his two companions, both 17-years-old were arrested by the operatives of station 2 Cogon together with Task Force Oro and yielded ...

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Agri dept director assures: Region 10 is bird flu-free

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / DEPARTMENT of Agriculture director for northern Mindanao Carlene Collado yesterday called for calm even as he assured that Region 10 has remained bird flu virus-free. He assured that the DA has put in place precautionary measures in the region against the deadly strain of the ...

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El Salvador mayor authorized lockup

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / RENE Fuentes, the man with a mental disorder who died in the El Salvador city hall fire last week, was locked up in a storage facility of the local government with the consent of Mayor Edgar Lignes. Lignes told the Gold Star Daily yesterday that ...

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DILG exec: Fuentes kin could be liable

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / MEMBERS of the family of Rene Fuentes, the man with a mental disorder who died in the El Salvador city hall fire last week, could be held liable if it is established that they locked up the victim there, an official of the Department of ...

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Military: Opol being used for diversion

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / NEW People’s Army rebels encamped at an outlying village in Opol, Misamis Oriental, as a diversionary tactic in order to ease the mililtary pressure on guerrillas in Gingoog City, the commander of the Army’s 58th Infantry Battalion said on Thursday. Lt. Col. Francis Carandang noted ...

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CHR exec eyes probe into Fuentes’ death

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / THE man with a mental disorder who died while being locked up in a local government facility in El Salvador, Misamis Oriental, had rights that should have been upheld, and his ailment should have given government enough reason to protect him more, a Commission on ...

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Bahian: No armed group in San Simon

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / CONTRARY to reported sightings, the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office assured there are no presence of armed groups in the city’s upland villages of Tumpagon and San Simon. City Police Director Senior Supt. Robert Roy Bahian said this in response to reported sightings of ...

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Army gets ready for Opol offensive

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / THE town council of Opol on Tuesday placed four villages under a state of calamity even as the Army’s 58th Infantry Battalion prepared to launch offensives against Maoist rebels who set up camp in oultying Barangay Nangkaon. This developed as the number of families that ...

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Who will answer for Fuentes’ death?

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / NOW, no one wants to take the blame for the death of Rene Fuentes, the man with a mental health problem who was locked up in a government facility in El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental. The police chief of El Salvador, Supt. Jerry Tambis, yesterday ...

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