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Dealing with post traumatic stress via games

ILIGAN City — The Ecosystems Work for Essential Benefits (Ecoweb) has engaged some evacuees, affected by the May 23 Marawi siege, hosted in Iligan city in sports, arts, music, conversations and listening to help ease their tensions and feelings. Ecoweb sees the significance of introducing sports, even in limited circumstance, ...

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‘Marawi crisis nears end,’ Army assures

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — “It is just a matter of time when the government really takes full control,’’ Lt. Col. Jo-Ar Herrera, spokesperson of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division told reporters over the weekend. “Paliit ng paliit ang area nila,” he said. On Saturday, ...

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Ludabi to train ‘mother tongue’ teachers

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent ILIGAN City — The Lubas sa Dagang Bisaya – Iligan Chapter (Ludabi-Iligan) will conduct a training for teachers of the “Mother Tongue” in the Division of City Schools this coming July 21 at the Division Office Conference Hall, this city. Fem Flores, Former National ...

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Ubial orders health workers to intensify monitoring evacuees

ILIGAN City — Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial has ordered Department of Health (DOH) responders and health workers to reach out to the identified “home-based” Marawi evacuees and provide them free health services wherever they are. In a statement during her recent visit in one of the evacuation centers in ...

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Iligan changes curfew hours

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — City Mayor Celso Regencia said he has approved the changes in the curfew hours of the city. He said curfew hours will now begin at 10:00 pm to 5:00 am everyday for minors while the adults’ curfew hours will begin ...

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‘Siao under different branch of government’

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — City Administrator Atty. Dexter Ray Sumaoy said Rep. Frederick Siao is still serving as the city’s congressman despite the Ombudsman’s disqualification order for the reason that Congress is not “inclined to do so.” The Department of Interior and Local Government ...

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Cadaver from Marawi yields live grenade

By Carolyn O. Arguillas MindaNews ILIGAN City — The staff of a funeral home here rushed out of the morgue Monday noon when a cadaver brought in by the police retrieval team in Marawi City yielded a live grenade and an empty magazine. “Nagdinaganay mi,” Danilo Capin, funeral director of ...

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Village chief, partner shot dead

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent Iligan City — Fearing that the Maute group has already entered the city to wreak havoc, residents here received calls and text messages of a “trouble” in the city last Friday, only to find out later that a barangay ...

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Energy sector helps Lasureco evacuees

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent ILIGAN City — The Energy Sector led by the National Electrification Administration (NEA) made a joint relief assistance activity for the employees of Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative (Lasureco) and relatives now temporarily settled in the homes of relatives and evacuation centers in Cagayan ...

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