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Lourdes studes bag welfare department short film award

A group of social work students from a religious school here won the first Regional Juvenile Justice and Welfare Committee-10 film festival, as part of their advocacy opposing the proposal to lower the minimum age requirement of criminal liability. The students from Lourdes College bested two other entrants in the ...

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NBI willing to help Gexie Ungab’s family

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday said it was willing to help the family of murdered former Xavier University philosophy teacher Gexie Ray Ungab find justice even as it hinted of the possibility of an official investigation into the murder case even without ...

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‘Visualized’ projects of Minda sought

“DO you have a supervisory power over the agencies implementing these projects? Do we scrutinize the strategy that they do?” These were some of the questions raised by Councilor Romeo Calizo relative to the various projects for implementation as presented by the Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) during this week’s regular ...

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Dads mull regulation of mini-wet markets

CITY COUNCILOR Maria Lourdes Gaane, chair of the City Council committee on health and sanitation and health insurance, requested Dr. Perla Asis, chair of the TWG of Meat Inspection Code, to look into the possibility of including in the proposed code the provisions regulating the satellite markets or mini wet ...

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Gexie shot, stabbed and demasculinized

By NITZ ARANCON and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondents . WHOEVER killed former Xavier University philosophy teacher Gexie Ray Ungab made sure he suffered before he died. The body of the 23-year-old Ungab showed signs of torture — his face was bruised and disfigured; he had contusions all over; he was stabbed ...

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Teachers to go on strike today

By Cong B. Corrales Associate Editor . TEACHERS and their support groups of the Alliance Concerned Teachers from across Northern Mindanao will go on strike this afternoon. According to the group’s President, Ophelia Tabacon, the sit-down strike aims to register the teacher’s protest to the government for being deaf to ...

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Missing former XU teacher found dead

  By JOEY NACALABAN and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents . THE grisly murder of a former Xavier University philosophy teacher would likely end up as another cold case because none of his relatives, who are under threat, have sought the help of the police. But Camp Alagar started looking into the ...

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‘No cause for alarm’

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . THE continuing threat of terrorism is no cause for alarm, Camp Alagar’s spokesman said. Police Regional Office spokesman Supt. Surki Sereñas assured the residents of Northern Mindanao that they are on top of the situation. Sereñas added that they have deployed their personnel to thwart ...

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Old grudge turns fatal in Opol

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . An old grudge resulted to the death of a 42-year-old person during a heated altercation on Sunday evening. Chief Insp. Evarie Baconawa, Opol police station commander, identified the victim as Ronnie Mag-away, a resident os Zone 7 in Barangay Malanang, Opol. Stricken by his ...

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