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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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Alleged rapists arrested

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent THE REGIONAL police arrested three suspected rapists in separate police operations  in the city, Bukidnon, and Lanao del Norte. Camp Alagar spokesman Supt. Surki Sereñas identified the suspects as Ashley Dumpa, 34, a tri-sikad driver and a resident of Tibasak, Barangay Macasandig, this city. According to ...

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Man with drug problem shoots, kills wife, posts on FB

By Cong Corrales Eyewitnesses saw Arnold Tenorio, 47, shoot his wife Florina inside the National High School campus in Purok 2, Barangay Casisang, Malaybalay, Bukidnon at 10:48 am, Tuesday. Florina was the school’s principal. After shooting his wife, Tenorio posted messages on his Facebook wall, apologizing for what he did. ...

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NPA owns responsibility for killing of tribal leader

By GERALD LEIGH LAQUINON Correspondent THE New People’s Army (NPA) owned up responsibility over last week’s execution of a tribal leader in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. In a statement on Friday, the rebel group characterized Datu Benjamin “Otto” Omao, the city’s mandatory representative of the indigenous people, as an alleged “hardened ...

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Police build case vs Pasal attack brains

By LITO RULONA Correspondent  CITY police director Faro Antonio Olaguera yesterday said a special team of police officers has been tasked to start profiling the suspected brains behind the two attempts on the life of regional Judge Emmanuel Pasal Jr., and to speed up the case build-up so the suspect ...

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Judge cheats death for the second time

By LITO RULONA and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents SUSPECTED hired killers lobbed and exploded a crude bomb against the hood of a judge’s car, and then fired shots at the Bukidnon-bound vehicle at  Purok 7, Upper Puerto, yesterday morning. The judge, Emmanuel Pasal Jr., survived the second attempt on his life ...

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Power firm boast of safe work environment of employees in Bukidnon

A wholly-owned subsidiary of AboitizPower, Hedcor Bukidnon and its contractor Sta Clara International Construction achieved one millionth safe man-hours with no lost time accident in building the Manolo Fortich Hydro 2 project in the Province of Bukidnon. 1,000,000 is the equivalent of 672 individuals working safely for 400 days. Hedcor ...

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