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Pelaez opposes plan to privatize airport

By LITO RULONA Correspondent MISAMIS Oriental Vice Gov. Jose Mari Pelaez yesterday expressed his opposition to a supposed plan by the national government to privatize the Laguindingan airport. “This will affect everybody. If it a private company runs it, expect the fees to increase,” Pelaez said. He said he and ...

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Tension grips San Miguel anew as diggings resume

By LITO RULONA Correspondent TENSION is gripping Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Lapasan here again as residents warned against heavy equipment sent to the area to conduct earth-moving operations on an access road. Lawyer Evangeline Carrasco appealed to Mayor Oscar Moreno, City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (Clenro) head Edwin ...

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Cultist kills wife, 4 kids

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent A CULTIST who claimed to have heard voices boloed to death his own wife, beheaded his three-year old son and killed his three other children in a village in Valencia City, Bukidnon over the weekend. The suspect, 34-year old Ramon Saballa, was caught by members of ...

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PDEA’s informers now under threat

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s informers and witnesses are now facing the prospects of reprisals from drug suspects who are being released from local prisons one by one. PDEA regional director Wilkins Villanueva said this even as he expressed alarm over the dismissal of drug cases ...

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Lapid son eyes ‘Leon Guerrero’ seat

TOURISM Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza) general manager Mark Lapid has announced here that he would resign this month so he could focus on a bid for a Senate seat next year. Lapid, a former governor whose father Manuel “Lito” is an action star turned senator, said he would ...

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