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Armm assists kin of victims of Lanao del Sur ambuscade

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief Cotabato City — The regional government of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, through its Humanitarian Emergency Action Response Team (Armm-Heart), is providing assistance to the families of the five Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents who were killed in an ambush ...

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Lanao Norte residents assured of safety, yield hot guns

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Irma Boza Correspondent . Kolambogan, Lanao del Norte — Residents here said they feel secure with police protection that they do not have reasons to keep guns in their residences anymore. Mayor Lorenzo V. Mañigos explained that residents owning firearms was necessary ...

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Police arrest person wanted for murder

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief, Ric Palahang and Sita Asequia Correspondents . Iligan City — Police have arrested a person wanted for murder over the weekend. Authorities identified the suspect as Jodan Ereguero, 27, who was wanted for murder docketed under criminal case no. 16560 with no bail ...

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2 dead, 4 hurt in lightning strike in Misor town

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . A lightning strike killed two and injured four others in Claveria, Misamis Oriental recently. Senior Insp. Arlyne Ranario, Misamis Oriental Provincial Police Office spokesperson, identified the fatalities as Danny Lebron, 45 and Gregorio Digal, 50, both residents of Santa Cruz in Claveria town. Ranario added ...

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Soldier disarmed, detained in Iligan

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent . Iligan City — A soldier was disarmed by his battalion commander and subsequently detained at Police Station 1 at Tambo, this city, shortly after firing shots at a hospital here. Senior Insp. Austin Tirol, in a report said, ...

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Sara thumbs down teachers’ plea for subsidy

DAVAO City — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said she could not grant the P4,500 subsidy asked by public school teachers here, saying there is no existing law that would warrant such request. “There is no basis in law for the Local Government Unit to provide P406 million to DepEd ...

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Two towns yield loose firearms to military

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Residents of Shariff Saydona Mustapha and Sultan Sa Barongis, handed over assorted firearms to the 40th Infantry Battalion in Brgy Zapakan, Radjah Buayan, Maguindanao on Monday. Handed over during a simple ceremony held at the headquarters of ...

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Local surfers dominate nat’l surfing tilt in Siargao

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . General Luna, Siargao Island — Local surfers here showed off their skills in the epic semi-final and final rounds of the 20th Siargao National Surfing Cup after they dominated the national competition, Thursday. Two of the top surfers from Siargao Island went head-to-head during ...

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