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Lao to convene meeting to decide fate of tri cabs

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent CITY Councilor Teodulfo Lao, Jr will be inviting representatives from the Land Transportation Office, Land Transportation, Franchising, and Regulatory Board, Traffic Administration, and other department heads at city hall to his committee on public utility to decide whether to legalize the operation of tri cabs in ...

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Solons lambast closure order of BSU-External Studies Center

By LITO RULONA Correspondent Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro City members of the House of Representatives have linked arms in opposing the Commission on Higher Education’s order to close the Bukidnon State University – External Studies Centers. Representatives Malou Acosta (1st District Bukidnon) and Juliet Uy (1st District ...

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‘Include us in rehab planning’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent The Marawi Sultanate League has appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to involve the Marawi traditional leaders in the rebuilding, reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi City. Marawi Sultanate League chairman Sultan Nasser Sampaco in a press conference held over the weekend said as traditional leaders of Marawi ...

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Dads ink pact to bridge gap in public schools

Solons okayed the partnerships to bridge education gap in Cagayan de Oro City. City legislators headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy enacted an ordinance authorizing Mayor Oscar Moreno to enter into and sign the Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Education-Division office (DepEd) and the Teach for ...

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Mothers bear brunt of Marawi crisis

Seven-month pregnant Aira thought that she would give birth to her fifth child and raise all her four children in the once peaceful Marawi City. But now they are in Balo-i town, Lanao del Norte as evacuees following the attack of Maute terrorist group during the Marawi clash. Aira and ...

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Include funds for free higher education in 2018: solons

TWO House representatives yesterday frowned over the removal in the Duterte administration’s proposed 2018 budget of funds for free higher education. “The 2018 budget omitted provisions that will provide free tuition for all undergraduate and medical students from SUCs.  In fact, there is a P6.29 billion-budget cut for the Ched,” ...

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Koko backs Duterte’s call for bells’ return

SAYING that the “Bells of Balangiga” are a part of Filipino culture, Senate President Aquilino Martin Pimentel III yesterday expressed support on the call of President Duterte for the United States to return the centuries’ old artifacts and other war booties taken by the US soldiers 116 years ago in ...

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Rep decries military over threat of suit against artist

A CONGRESSMAN yesterday criticized the Armed Forces for threatening to file charges against artist Mae Paner aka Juana Change for supposedly disrespecting their uniform. “The AFP is clearly harassing Ms. Paner for being critical of martial rule and the increasing fascist propensity of the Duterte administration. Ms. Paner as an ...

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