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Investigators look into Rotoras cases

By NITZ ARANCON with LITO RULONA and A.L. RICALDE, Correspondents INVESTIGATORS over the weekend said they were looking into cases filed by and against slain University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines president Ricardo Rotoras. This came as Mayor Oscar Moreno hinted of a “mastermind” and called on investigators ...

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Ched condemns brutal killing of USTP president

THE Commission on Higher Education over the weekend strongly condemned the shooting death of University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines president Ricardo Rotoras on Saturday. In an e-mailed statement, Ched Commissioner J. Prospero de Vera III pointed out that Rotoras had been a staunch, reliable, and long-time ally ...

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NPA rebels attack police station, hurt 4 cops

SUSPECTED members of the New People’s Army (NPA) attacked a police station in Binuangan town in Misamis Oriental at around 2 a.m. Sunday, hurting four police officers, including the police chief. The rebels also set up checkpoints along the highway of Binuangan, 72 kilometers east of Cagayan de Oro. Vinoya ...

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State university president shot dead in Oro

THE president of a state-run university has been killed in gun attack here an hour after midnight on Saturday. Carmen police head Chief Insp. Ritchie Salva identified the victim as Dr. Ricardo Enriquez Rotoras, 48, president of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) based here. “Sa ...

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Committee okays P123-m intel fund

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE city council committee of the whole yesterday approved Mayor Oscar Moreno’s proposed P123-million intelligence fund for 2018. The committee of the whole also gave the green light to Moreno’s proposed P6-million “extraordinary” fund. The discretionary funds were approved by the committee without much question and ...

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Two-day transport strike next week

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Solidarity of Transport Alliance in Northern Mindanao-Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide yesterday announced that it would take part in a two-day nationwide public transportation sector strike next week in an effort to pressure the government into considering a plan seen by the ...

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Normin steps up drive to end violence vs women

To raise awareness that violence against women is a public issue of national concern and to kick-off the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW, the Regional Inter-Agency Committee Against Trafficking-Violence Against Women and Their Children-10 held the Advocacy Walk on Sunday from Rodelsa Rotunda to Kiosko Kagawasan, Divisoria in Cagayan de ...

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