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Missionaries condemn arrest of fieldworkers

By LITO RULONA Correspondent .  A missionary group condemned the move of the government forces in arresting field workers who were reportedly engaged with activist organizations. In a press statement sent by Ailene Villarosa, Advocacy Program Coordinator of Rural Missionaries of the Philippines – Northern Mindanao Region (RMP-NMR) condemned law ...

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Another Lumad killed in Bukidnon

Cabanglasan, Bukidnon — Members of the Alamara paramilitary group, headed by Sammy Diwa-ngan killed Ande Latuan, an Umayamnon, on July 6 at around 9:00 am. Latuan was on his way to the town proper of Ca-banglasan, Bukidon from Sitio Miaray, Barangay Mandahican aboard his motorcycle with one Alang Kaligunan to ...

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Camp Alagar accuses Reds of harassing store in Bukidnon

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent   AT LEAST 30 fully armed combatants who allegedly are members of the New People’s Army harassed an establishment in Cabang-lasan, Bukidnon last Wed-nesday, the Camp Alagar spokesman claimed over the weekend. The attack happened on the same day the National Democratic Front and the government ...

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Group decries Zubiri over inaction on slay

By LITO RULONA Correspondent A GROUP of indigenes yesterday lashed out at Bukidnon Gov. Jose Ma. Zubiri over the capitol’s alleged failure to do something about the killing of a pregnant native in San Fernando, Bukidnon, in July. Jeffrey Magdagit, leader of the Kaugalingnong Sistema Igpasasindug tu Lumadnong Ogpaan (Kasilo), ...

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Zubiri: ‘I wasn’t B’non governor that time’

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor-in-chief with BING TENORIO GSD-Bukidnon bureau chief BUKIDNON Gov. Jose Ma. Zubiri yesterday assailed the decision of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to suspend him for six months for grave abuse of authority even as he questioned her office’s supposed investigation and findings. On Monday, the Office of ...

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Coop bent on running power plant: Ravanera

THE Cooperative Develop-ment Authority (CDA) is working and pursuing plans to make the Pulangi hydroelectric power plant in Bukidnon owned by a cooperative in order to bring down power rates. CDA Chairman Orlando Ravanera said the Authority is supporting the 1-Mindanao  Energy Cooperative as it prepares documents needed to bid ...

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PCL chapter in B’non elects new leaders

THE Philippine Councilors League (PCL) – Bukidnon Chapter on August 15 successfully conducted its 2016 Provincial Federation Election at Dahilayan Forest Park Resort, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. Out of more than 220 members of PCL-Bukidnon Chapter, 186 members were present. Atty. Oliver Owen L. Garcia, as the Interim PCL Provincial Federation ...

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Cop, 3 others slain in latest buy-busts

By FROILAN GALLARDO, Special Correspondent, LITO RULONA and SHIELA MAE BUTLIG, Correspondents A POLICE officer, a former municipal town administrator and two suspected drug pushers were the latest casualties in the war on illegal drugs in the Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon. Supt. Surki Serenas, Camp Alagar spokesperson, said P03 Jerson ...

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Lumads cry for justice

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent INDIGENES from San Fernando, Bukidnon yesterday filed murder and frustrated murder charges against the suspects of the massacre during a tribal wedding ceremony on July 30 before the National Bureau of Investigation, here. Roger Plana, secretary general of Kalumbay told reporters the massacre left a pregnant ...

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