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Iligan city holds a ‘subdued’ charter day

By Nora C. Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Just like the Independence Day Celebration last June 12, the city’s  67th Charter Day Celebration was not held at the city public plaza because of security concerns brought about by the Marawi crisis. City councilor Sorilie Baczarpa said the ...

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Iliganons to receive cash gift upon 100th birthday

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Citizens here, upon reaching their 100th birthday will receive a total of P110,000. Councilor Petronilo Pardillo, chair of the Committee on Senior Citizens of the Sangguniang Panlungsod yesterday said P100,000 will come from the national funds as mandated by the ...

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Army appeals for help from old NPC engineers

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — The Armed Forces of the  Philippines yesterday appealed to engineers specially those who have worked with the National Power Corporation to come forward and assist the army with their expertise on tunneling. First Infantry Division spokesperson Lt. Col. Jo-Ar Herrera ...

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Close encounter of the Maute kind

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — On Tuesday evening, Rosario (not her real name) was on her way to Cagayan de Oro City. This was the day when news of trouble in nearby Marawi City broke out. She was then riding a bus from the terminal ...

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Employer’s son guns driver, aide

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief, Nene Lachica and Sita Asequia Correspondents Iligan City — A truck driver and his helper were shot by the son of their employer around midnight Monday. Senior Insp. Felix Rabago identified the shooting victims as Pilarjon Bello, 36, married, driver, and a resident ...

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Aggie trainees visit model farms in Misor

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent ILIGAN City — Trainees of the season-long agri-business course offered free by Marjeuries House, an accredited Learning Site of the Agriculture Training Institute (ATI), at barangay Santa Filomena, this City, visited other learning sites in Misamis Oriental over the weekend. Grace Halibas of Marjeuries ...

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Power firm turns over 400 Falcata saplings

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent ILIGAN City — In response to the request of Barangay Kiwalan, represented by Barangay Chairman Antonio Alon, PowerSource Philippines Energy, Inc. (PPEI) donated 400 Falcata Saplings to the barangay recently. Alon expressed the barangay’s need to reforest its 7.5 hectare parcel of land in ...

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Businessman shot dead

By Sita Asequia and Adelfa Lachica Correspondents   Iligan City — A businessman has been shot dead by three unidentified suspects on Wednesday at Barangay Hinaplanon’s gymnasium, this city. Operatives from Police Station 5, led by Senior Insp. Felix Rabago, Jr identified the fatality as Bricky Basalo Renes, 44, married, ...

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