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Iponan River at ‘tolerable’ level, Clenro assures

By LITO RULONA Correspondent City Council and committee on environment vice chair Edna Dahino is now calling on the attention of the Environment and Management Board (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resoruces (DENR) and City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (Clenro) as the third party facilitator ...

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Three wanted persons fall in separate anti-drug operations

Authorities have arrested three wanted persons in separate operations late last week. One of the wanted persons arrested was Ruel Baconguis, 39, who was arrested on Zone 5 Barangay Bugo, this city. Baconguis, a resident of Siayon Tagoloan Misamis Oriental, was arrested last Thursday afternoon on the strength of two ...

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Gov’t worker nabbed in drug buy-bust in Davao Occidental

TAGUM City — Anti-narcotics agents from Davao Occidental and Davao del Sur Provincial Drug Enforcement Office arrested a government employee during a drug buy bust late last week. Naravy Duquiatan, officer-in-charge of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 11 (PDEA-11) identified the suspect as Artolo Fetalino, 39, a liaison officer ...

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Pasko Fiesta to highlight 11 tribes of Davao city

DAVAO City — The culture of the city’s 11 tribes will be among the new highlights of this year’s Pasko Fiesta celebration. Orly Escarilla, head of the committee on holiday events, said one of the additional activities this year is the tribes’ display of cuisine. The “Kan-anan sa Tribu” will ...

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Hundreds avail Misor’s free surgical operations

By Edwin Iyo Correspondent About 206 poor patients coming from the eastern part of Misamis Oriental including from Tagoloan, Villanueva, and Claveria of the second district have availed of the free surgical services conducted in the two provincial hospitals in Gingoog and Balingasag towns. Darene Echavez administrative officer of Balingasag ...

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Calizo looks into plaints against traffic enforcers

THE City Council committee on roads and traffic management chaired by Councilor Romeo V. Calizo on its meeting this week discussed the various complaints against misbehaving, discourteous, and undisciplined traffic enforcers of the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA). As observed by Calizo, the cause of major road altercations between enforcers ...

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Cops indentify suspect of village chief slay-try

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief, Ric Clit, and Ric Palahang Correspondents Iligan City — Authorities, with the help of the victim’s father, have identified the prime suspect of the shooting of Al Shury Lucman Dipatuan on Monday night here, through a video clip from a close-circuit television camera ...

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