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Bam Aquino visits Iligan

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent ILIGAN City — Senator Bam Aquino visited the Sangguniang Panglunsod and the Mindanao State University –Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), here last Thursday. In a brief meeting with reporters, Aquino said he was going to attend the opening of the call center at MSU-IIT, ...

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Indigenes fear ‘rights violators’ in Cabinet

DAVAO City — An organization of Moro and indigenous peoples expressed fear that the appointment of former Army generals in cabinet positions will “intensify” attacks in their communities. “The appointment of generals in cabinet positions is an intensification of the AFP’s all-out war against national minorities. Since July 2016, 23 ...

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Church group bats for free HIV screening for public

By MART D. SAMBALUD Davao Today DAVAO City — The National Council of Churches in the Philippines calls for the government to expand a fast, free and voluntary screening of the Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome for the general public. The NCCP along with its member-organizations ...

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PCSO donates 8 ambulances to Armm

Cotabato City — The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has donated a total of 8 ambulances to different municipalities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) to help improve health service in the region. Atty. Laisa Alamia, Armm executive secretary, said the Armm government is thankful for the PCSO’s ...

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Human rights group reports harassment, bombing in Davao

By ALEX D. LOPEZ Davao Today DAVAO City — The series of military operations and encounters between government troopers and New People’s Army (NPA) rebels have resulted in harassment and bombing in a village in Davao City, Karapatan in Southern Mindanao reported. Karapatan said on the first week of May, ...

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Drug suspect nabbed

By EFREN CELOCIA Correspondent AUTHORITIES have arrested a drug suspect in a buy-bust operation in Kinawe, Bukidnon recently. Libona Municipal Police Station identified the suspect as Woody Jagonal, 43, and a resident of Zone 2, Kinawe, Libona town in Bukidnon. PI Dino Mascardo Cuevas said they were able to seize ...

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New members of Company Advisory Council take oath

Oath Taking Ceremony of the new members of the Company Advisory Council (CAC) of the City Public Safety Company (CPSC) and followed by a regular meeting for the month of May took place last May 12, 2 pm at the Conference Room, Executive Building, City Hall, here. It was attended ...

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