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Baungon folk complain over lack of potable water

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Residents of the Baungon in Bukidnon have raised complaints over the lack of potable water supplied within the municipality despite the fact that the town has been the source of bulk water for Cagayan de Oro City and nearby towns. Atty. Ernie Palanan, acting-Agusan del Norte ...

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And Man Created Rain

HUDDLED inside the old abandoned passenger terminal building at Lumbia airport here, Engr. Jocel Mendoza, her assistant and two Air Force technicians wait for word from “spotters” scattered across Bukidnon that would tell them where to dump their next load of rain-inducing salt. Mendoza and her team are aware that ...

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Forest fires near the city’s watershed area ‘contained’

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The forest fires that hit Mt. Nakalo in Barangay Sil-ipon, Libona; Sitio Kibenton in Brgy Impasug-ong; and Sitio Sanggaya in Brgy Dalwangan, Malaybalay have been contained after aerial inspection conducted over the weekend. In a report posted by the Office of Civil Defense 10, Regional Director ...

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NPA: B’non raid due to labor violations

By GERALD LEIGH LAQUINON Correspondent THE New People’s Army (NPA) yesterday owned responsibility for Wednesday’s attack on an agricultural firm in Bukidnon on Wednesday, saying it was meant to punish its owners for allegedly exploiting their workers. In an audio recording sent to various media organizations, NPA spokesman for north ...

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Commies ransack store over failure to pay up

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent SOME 20 suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels ransacked a store in Barangay Kulasi, Sumilao, Bukidnon at dawn Wednesday. According to the military, it was because the establishment did not give the rebels money. Capt. Joe Patrick Martinez, spokesperson of the 4th Infantry Diamond Division, said ...

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Rebs bomb, hurt 2 assaulting soldiers

By Gerald Leigh Laquinon, NITZ ARANCON, and LITO RULONA, Correspondents NEW People’s Army (NPA) rebels exploded crude bombs and hurt at least two soldiers in an outlying village in Malaybalay, Bukidnon as they tried to fight off government troops that launched an offensive in response to last weekend’s capture of ...

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