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Police arrest rape suspect

By Sita Asequia Correspondent ILIGAN City — Police operatives has arrested a suspect wanted for rape since June 26, 2009. The police report identified the suspect as one Antonio Ebarte a.k.a Jingjing, 40, and a resident of Villaverde, this city. According to the report the suspect was arrested by a ...

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Claveria cops launch manhunt for slay suspect

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent CLAVERIA police have launched a manhunt for the suspect of the killing of a septuagenarian inside his home Tuesday evening. A 70-year-old man has been discovered dead inside his home in Barangay Kalawitan, Claveria town in Misamis Oriental at about 7 pm Tuesday. Claveria Chief of ...

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NGCP announces job hiring

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines disclosed to media in several text messages that they have scheduled the interviews for job applicants for those interested. Beth Ladaga, Communications Specialist of NGCP said scheduled interviews which would include those who ...

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Father ‘lives’ in photographs

MAGUINDANAO — More than a hundred families of victims and journalists travelled in a convoy of at least 13 vehicles going towards the hills of Sitio Masalay in Barangay Salman last Sunday. A mass was offered shortly after the convoy arrived on top of the hills where a multipurpose hall ...

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Butuan to join ‘Zumb-Aids’

BUTUAN City — In line with the annual observance of the World AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Day on Dec. 1, the local government here, through the City Health Office has challenged Butuanons to participate in the simultaneous combined fitness and awareness activity dubbed ‘ZumbAIDS,’ which will start at 3:00 ...

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Senior citizens in Ozamiz receive 4Q social pension

OZAMIZ City — Some 807 senior citizens in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental have received P1, 500 each as part of their social pension from the national government. The cash handed over by City Mayor Irene Luansing and granting of the benefits for the elderly was based on the Republic Act. ...

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Dict launches Govnet project in Butuan

BUTUAN City — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) launched the Regional Government Network (GovNet) Project here, the first in Mindanao. According to DICT Mindanao Cluster 2 Director Evamay Dela Rosa, the Regional GovNet Project in Butuan City has already catered some 80 government agencies in the regional ...

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Duterte pays tribute to fallen soldiers, cops of Marawi war

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday graced the opening ceremonies of an interactive art installation exhibit paying tribute to government troops who fought the rebellion in Marawi City. The exhibit, which shows photos of the soldiers and policemen during and after the Marawi siege, is being held from Nov. 21 ...

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50-year-old alleged pusher falls in bust

By LITO RULONA Correspondent OPERATIVES of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-10) have arrested and filed cases for violation of RA 9165 against 50-year old resident of Barangay Puerto during a buy-bust operation over the weekend. PDEA-10 regional Adrian G. Alvariño identified the suspect as Joselindo Cayapos Eramis alias Lyndo, ...

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Gaane airs concern over rise in HIV cases

COUNCILOR Maria Lourdes Gaane, chair of the City Council committee on health and sanitation and health insurance, expressed alarm over the increase in cases of HIV and AIDS in country, especially here in the city. During the weekly radio program “Ang Konseho Karon: Mover of Change and City’s Development” with ...

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