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4 Maoist guerrillas yield in Bukidnon

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . FOUR members of the New People’s Army surrendered to the 1st Special Forces Battalion based in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon recently. Lt. Tere Ingente, 4th Infantry Division spokesperson, said the communist combatants surrendered because of the difficulty they have been experiencing in the hinterlands of Bukidnon. ...

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Iligan police file raps vs 3 gun-for-hire suspects

By Richel V. Umel Correspondent . ILIGAN City — The three suspected gun-for-hires intercepted at a checkpoint in this city last Wednesday have been charged with illegal possession of firearms and explosives, police said over the weekend. Senior Insp. James Daleon , Police  Station 4 commander, said suspects Gilbert Pasicolan, ...

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Drug suspect sprains legs while escaping from authorities

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief, Sita Asequia and Hermie Arcilla Correspondent . Iligan City — A drug suspect sprained his legs while in the process of attempting to escape from the authorities who were pursuing him 9:50 pm Monday. The police in station 4 at Tubod, this city ...

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Green group urges Sara to sign ordinance to protect Shrine Hills

DAVAO City — After the City council of Davao amended the 2013 Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, environmental group Interface Development Interventions (Idis) now urges the City Mayor’s office to sign the amended ordinance and implement it with tight monitoring. The amended 2013 Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance,seeks to expand the protection and development ...

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65ib seizes 78 sacks of rice from Reds

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . SOLDIERS belonging to the 65th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army seized 78 sacks of rice at a makeshift camp of the New People’s Army along the boundary of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur, earlier this week, the 4th Infantry Division said yesterday. Lt. Tere ...

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Troops nab 3 gun runners, gun-for-hire in Iligan city

By Richel V. Umel Correspondent . ILIGAN City — Three suspected gun runners and a gun-for-hire were arrested at a joint checkpoint held by the Philippine National Police, 51st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, and the National Bureau of Investigation along Celbran Avenue, Purok Magsaysay, 4th East Tubod, this ...

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Davao dads to focus on budget, no road blockade ordinance

DAVAO City — The Sangguniang Panglungsod of Davao will prioritize the passage of the 2019 Annual Budget and the No Blocking on the City Roads measure before the year ends. Vice Mayor Bernard Al-ag said the SP will start deliberating on the budget this month while discussing on the No ...

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AFP, MILF hold sport for peace

By Sita Asequia and Frank Dosdos Jr. Correspondents Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Moro Islamic Liberation Front held a friendly game of basketball, dubbed “SportsPeace” in Munai Lanao del Norte last Saturday. Mayor Casan Maquiling thanked the office of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the ...

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Regencia, Ga lodge case against Pacleb

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan City — Mayor Celso Regencia and former police chief Senior Supt. Leony Roy Ga filed a case against Police Regional Director Chief Supt. Timoteo Pacleb. In a phone interview yesterday, City Information Officer Jose Pantoja said the case was filed before ...

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