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El Niño-hit farmers agree to go home

By Shiela Mae Butlig, Correspondent THE FIRST picket rally against the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD 10) under the Duterte administration has been resolved peacefully. On Tuesday, farmer-members of Kahugpungan sa mga Mag-uuma (Kasa-ma) from Quezon, Bukidnon picketed the DSWD regional office in Upper Carmen, this city to ...

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Police arrest man over rape of his 3 kids

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA Correspondents POLICE arrested a farmer from Balubal, accused of raping his three children, during an operation in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon on Wednesday night. Puerto police chief Senior Insp. Ian Borenaga said the suspect, 43-year old Alex Padilla of Purok 4, Barangay Balubal, was arrested ...

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Residents carp over lack of water

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent RESIDENTS of Baungon, Bukidnon are up in arms over the lack of potable water despite the fact that their town has been the source of bulk water that supplies this city and nearby towns. Barangay San Vicente chairman Nelson Babion, however, brushed off the complaints by ...

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Bukidnon Guv turns over 15 drug personalities to NBI 10

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent AT LEAST 15 self-confessed drug users and pushers from Bukidnon province turned themselves in to Gov. Jose Maria Zubiri, who in turn surrendered them to the National Bureau of Investigation here. The 15 drug personalities composed of 11 males and four females. Zubiri formally turned over ...

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Power firm experiencing delays in P13-b project

By FROILAN GALLARDO, Special Correspondent MANOLO Fortich, Bukidnon – Construction of the P13-billion twin hydro projects of Hedcor Inc., is being delayed due to geological conditions and continuous rains, company officials said on Tuesday. Gregorio Jabonilla, Hedcor vice president for business development told reporters that the two run-of-river hydro projects ...

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Poverty incidence and Bukidnon

Walter Balane MALAYBALAY City–Poverty is among the biggest hurdles for Bukidnon. The provincial government should prepare and present a clear anti-poverty strategy. They need to show results between 2016 and 2019. Not that they are the only ones responsible for this. Poverty is a national concern as it is a ...

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How not to get killed in media

Walter Balane MALAYBALAY City–I am reviewing my instructional materials (IMs) in journalism/media writing even if classes in our university resume only in August. June-July has become the “second summer” for a state university in the age of Asean integration. This is the best time to fix my IMs. Today, I ...

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