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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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Bishop on military offensive: Unwise

By LITO RULONA Correspondent RELIGIOUS leaders yesterday cautioned the police and military against taking drastic measures in response to the abduction of policemen and soldiers in Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, and Agusan del Norte last weekend. A government offensive might adversely affect civilians in outlying villages, feared Iglesia Filipina Independiente Bishop ...

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Cowboy day in Bukidnon ends week successfully

By Efren B. Celocia THE Cowboy King Mr Marck Fabillo headed a Cowboy Day event sponsored along with his close friends sponsored a Cowboy Day last week in Fabillo Park in Kiliog, Libona Bukidnon. The event was participated by different horse back riders from Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de ...

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Rebels strike, kill Army exec, 5 more

By GERALD LEIGH LAQUINON Correspondent SOLDIERS and New People’s Army (NPA) rebels exchanged firepower in an outlying village in Quezon town in Bukidnon yesterday, killing at least six people on Thursday afternoon. Ariel “Ka Inda” Magbanuag, NPA spokesperson for South Central Bukidnon, said rebels killed six soldiers, including an official, ...

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Zubiri says estranged friend behind ‘smear campaign’

By CONG B. CORRALES Associate Editor “I CANNOT declare owning something that I do not have.” This, in a nutshell, is Bukidnon Gov. Jose Ma. Zubiri Jr.’s answer to the group that has been pushing for his disqualification in the coming May polls for alleged “untruthful disclosure, non-disclosure, and non-submission” ...

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