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Lumad leader accuses Reds of being behind mass evacuations

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . DATU Armando Bravo, founder and executive director of Lumad Mindanao Movement for Peace and Development, Inc., has accused the New People’s Army of being behind the mass evacuation of indigenous people from Sitio Camansi, Barangay Banglay, Lagonglong town in Misamis Oriental. This, as his group, ...

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Councilor eyes tree planting day ordinance

COUNCILOR Edna Dahino is set to propose an ordinance declaring a particular day of every year as Arbor Day in the city. The declaration is pursuant to Republic Act No. 10176, “An Act Reviving the Observance of Arbor Day by Authorizing the Local Government Units the Responsibilities for Celebrating the ...

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Dahino hits absence of streetlights

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . City Councilor Edna Dahino is asking the City Engineering Office to shed light over her personal observation regarding the non-availability of street lights installed by the city government within the city streets and highways. Dahino issued the statement during her privilege speech on Monday’s regular ...

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RTA seeks bigger impounding area

The Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) now seeks for a bigger impounding area for impounded vehicles due to traffic violations in the city. RTA Overseer Verneer Monsanto said he has observed that clamping vehicles are not effective to those who violated traffic rules since they can just get claim their ...

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Alam Lim wins, gets to keep council seat

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . IT was Lim versus Lim — and the winner is the candidate that sought reelection. Councilor Yan Lam Lim yesterday retained his seat as president of the city’s Liga ng mga Barangay, frustrating efforts by Barangay 33 chairman Conrad Lim to unseat him. It was ...

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Karapatan decries surveillance

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . A HUMAN rights advocacy group in the city decried the continuing harrasment and surveillance on their office and staff. Allan Khen Apus, spokesman of  Karapatan-Northern Mindanao said the latest surveillance happened at around 7 pm Wednesday. He said two their personnel, along with three ...

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Dads approve installation of new cell site tower

SUPPORTING the expansion programs of telecommunication companies, the 18th City Council endorsed with social acceptability the installation and operation of a cell site tower at Zone 4, Kisol, Barangay Pagatpat by Smart Communications. According to site acquisition engineer Reginer Drio and site acquisition officer Jomari Maghinay, through its expansion project, ...

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