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Morning fire renders six families homeless

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent . Iligan City — A morning fire in Zones 9 and 11 in Barangay Bagong Silang,  here has left six families homeless. The Bureau of Fire Protection said a concerned citizen made a call at around 8:45 am yesterday. ...

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Operatives nab young man for marijuana

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Hermie Arcilla Correspondent . Iligan City — A joint anti-illegal drugs operation by the Philippine National Police here and members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested a young man for selling and possession of cannabis. Senior Insp. Ian Pasco, station commander ...

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Armm fetes Bangsamoro Week of Peace

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Cotabato City – Officials and employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s different line agencies and offices participated in a parade here on Monday to formally start the celebration of this year’s Bangsamoro Week of eace. ‘Hope and Solidarity in ...

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Bangsamoro women appeal for passage of BBL

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . BULUAN, Maguindanao — Clad in their colorful Hijabs, the Bangsamoro women have assembled here to call for change in the region. “We trust that there will be just and lasting peace not only in Mindanao but for the whole country once ...

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5 passengers hurt in Lumbia road mishap

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . Passengers were hurt, including a six-month-old pregnant woman and a person with disability, as the jeepney they were riding crashed into a road side Monday morning. The vehicle was loaded with farm produce and five passengers when its brake malfunctioned. The driver, Gerson Ublad, ...

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Free Myles!

Cong Corrales . “It’s hard to fight for my life when I feel that my life is not a life. It’s existence. Existence is not enough for me.” -Hector Garcia, Jr.   UNLIKE most of the tito and tita of Myles Albasin, who have expressed support on social media platforms, ...

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Cocpo seizes P1-m marijuana

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . OPERATIVES of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office here seized cannabis plants worth almost a million pesos in two separate sting operations Saturday. Senior Insp. Maricris Mulat, head, City Drug Enforcement Unit, identified the suspects as Francisco Neri, 39, residing at sitio Biasong, ...

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Cotabato hosts Senate public hearing on charter change

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief Cotabato City — The Senate committees on Constitutional Amendments, Revision of Codes and Laws; and Electoral Reforms and Peoples’ Participation conducted a joint regional consultation hearing with representatives and participants from various sectors, regarding proposals to amend or revise the 1987 Philippine ...

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Pontillas relaunches anti-illegal drug campaign in Gingoog city

By LITO RULONA Correspondent   Newly promoted and installed Gingoog City Police Office police director Supt. Ariel Philip Pontillas has launched an anti-illegal drugs campaign called “Barkada Kontra Droga Program” in Gingoog City last Friday. Pontillas said with the government’s desire to address the drug abuse problem, the Dangerous Drugs ...

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