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Abbas, 5 other leaders on study-tour in Europe

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent ILIGAN City — Six leaders of Muslim Mindanao are now on a two-week study-tour in the Federal Republics of Europe, one of the participants disclosed. Sultan sa Lanao Dr. Firdausi Abbas, in a message from Berlin, said he, together with Abousyed Lingga and four ...

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Cadavers to be processed in Marawi city

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Cadavers found in the strife-torn Marawi City will not be sent to this city anymore. Cabsalam Pacasum, Marawi City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer, said this was unanimously agreed upon by City Mayor Majul Gandamra, the Task Force Bangon ...

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Camiguin bares Lanzones Festival activities

CAMIGUIN Island — With the theme, “Kinaiyahan Atong Ampingan Kalam-boan Alang sa Tanan,” the provincial government here invites everyone to witness the Lanzones Festival 2017 activities slated on Oct. 22-31. Prior to the week-long celebration, a simultaneous Lanzones tree planting and opening of Lanzones Park was held on Sept. 22. ...

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Transport strike to paralyze Davao traffic by 90 percent

DAVAO City — Public utility jeepney (PUJ) drivers here will join the two-day nationwide transport strike set next week to demand for the junking of the government’s jeepney modernization program. The transport strike will come four days before the set schedule of the unveiling of the jeepney prototypes at the ...

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Teen shot dead in Davao city

A teenager was killed by a gunshot fired by the police after allegedly attacking a cop in a subdivision here. The Davao City Police Office said June Cuison, 17, was among the suspects in a robbery incident in Calachuchi Street in Juna Subdivision, Matina at around 10:30 pm, Monday. According ...

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Philippines needs more raptor researchers

DAVAO City — The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) expressed concern on the country’s lack of people involved in raptor conservation and research. Rai Kristie Gomez, education administrator of the Philippine Eagle Foundation, said the country only has about 13 researchers who are actively conducting raptor studies. Gomez stressed that while ...

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Bangsa M’ranao group airs apology for lapse

ILIGAN City — A group of Bangsa M’ranao leaders sent a public apology for understanding and reconciliation after holding a presscon which Bangsa M’ranao Congress Chairman Sultan sa Lanao Dr. Firdausi Abbas declared unauthorized. Abbas also said copies of the resolutions distributed to media during the said presscon were fakes. ...

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