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It all boils down to ‘Tom Jones’ affair

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent ALL of Mayor Oscar Moreno’s legal problems caused by former Taglimao barangay chairman William Guialani boil down to one thing: the so-called “Tom Jones” deal on the controversial Carmen market lease contract. Guialani, a candidate for councilor, admitted this to the Gold Star Daily in an ...

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Darimbang says she’s ready to be vice mayor

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent LIKE Vice Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas, Councilor Lourdes Darimbang is also preparing for the possibility of holding a higher post in city hall before next year’s elections. Darim-bang said she was ready to assume as vice mayor in the event that Mayor Oscar Moreno is booted ...

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Ian gets ready to become ‘Mayor Acenas’

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA Correspondents VICE Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas is preparing to assume as mayor of the city, a state-run news agency reported yesterday. Quoting Councilor Alexander Dacer, spokesman of the Padayon Pilipino which dominates the city council, the Philippine New Agency reported that Acenas was getting ...

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Guialani: Oca knew about tax settlement

By SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondent FORMER Taglimao barangay chairman William Guialani yesterday accused Mayor Oscar Moreno of lying when he asserted that he was unaware that city treasurer Glenn Bañez and Ajinomoto Philippines agreed to settle a tax dispute out of court. Guialani, who filed the case against Moreno and ...

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Camiguin, Gingoog, M. Fortich bag awards on nutrition

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent CAMIGUIN, Gingoog City, and Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, yesterday bagged the top awards given by the Regional Nutrition Council during the Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony  here yesterday. The three local governments received the “Regional Green Banner| awards, and were recognized for their efforts in the implementation of ...

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OCA DISMISSED

By NITZ ARANCON with SHIELA MAE BUTLIG THE ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Mayor Oscar Moreno in connection with a tax settlement between city hall and Ajinomoto Philippines. The mayor was also perpetually barred from holding public office. Responding to the decision, Moreno yesterday said he would ask the ...

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Comelec to deactivate nearly 100,000 voters in region

By FROILAN GALLARDO Contributor THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to deactivate 98,883 registered voters after they failed to beat the biometrics registration deadline in Region 10 last week. Comelec-Misamis Oriental director Carlito Ravelo said this would included some 11,436 registered voters in Cagayan de Oro who failed to ...

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