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Village chief files leave amid suspension rumors

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Ric Palahang and Sita Asequia Correspondents Iligan City — The barangay chairman of Tambacan, this city is currently on leave following rumors that he will be suspended. A check with the barangays revealed that Barangay Chair  Jimmy Sale is on leave. The officer-in-charge, ...

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Iligan celebrates city fiesta

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent Iligan City — Despite lingering threats brought about by the on-going Marawi seige, the city marked its fiesta yesterday. People had somewhat forgotten the fears they collectively felt during the early days of the seige that began May 23, ...

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Ludabi talents perform today

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Talents of the cultural organization Lubas sa Dagang Bisaya (Ludabi) will perform and show their brand of entertainment today. In the show, half-forgotten Visayan songs like “Ampinging Mga Bulak” and “Lagkaw” will be among its repertoire. Expectedly, they will be ...

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Four more holidays in Iligan before month ends

ILIGAN City–The city will be observing four more holidays before this month is over. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the city will observe the “Pagpakanaug,” a procession around the city of the statue of St. Michael. The next day has been declared by Malacanang as a regular holiday — the commemoration ...

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Iligan pays tribute to its heroes

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Jun Enriquez Correspondent Iligan City — This city paid tribute to its heroes consisting of entertainment from the Buhanginan voices, selected government employees for the Iligan March, cultural dance of the Kalimulan Dance troupe of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, ...

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Construction workers drown off Iligan coast

Iligan City — Two construction workers, who decided to go fishing after a drinking spree here, drowned off the coast of Iligan City. The fatalities were identified as siblings Fernando and Candido Mendoza Tonghay, both hail from Zamboanga City. Numerano, who is a brother of the two fatalities, said Fernando ...

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Iligan city fisherman goes missing

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan bureau chief ILIGAN City–A fisherman went missing in the waters off Dalipuga, this city, on Wednesday. Rafael Sabellano, a fisherman, said his friend Warlito Dimaluna of Zone 2 Bagong Silang, went fishing at around 8 am near a fish sanctuary and did not return home that ...

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Iligan task force move to implement smoking ban

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan bureau chief ILIGAN City–Officials here moved to fully implement the smoking ban in the streets and other public places in the city. Sean Actub, the chairman of the city’s Anti-Littering Task Force, said the group would go strict in the enforcement of President Duterte’s executive order. ...

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Man commits suicide

Iligan City — A reportedly depressed man was found hanging outside his residence. Police Station 4 under Police Senior Insp. Oswaldo Reotita Tongson Jr. identified the fatality as George Embalsado, Jr. 32, single, jobless and  resident of Purok 6-A, Tambacan, this city. A report from said station at Tubod, this ...

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