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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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US gives 2 new aircraft to Air Force to boost anti-terror drive

US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, joined by Deputy Commander, Pacific Command, Lt. Gen. Bryan Fenton, presented Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana with two new Cessna 208B aircraft during a transfer ceremony at Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on July 27. Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo ...

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Media outlets commended in 22nd police community relation month

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent THE Cagayan de Oro City Police Office yesterday morning awarded media outlets in the city for its contribution to keeping the city safe and peaceful. City Police Director Senior Supt. Robert Roy Bahian said the awards and citations were for media outlets and media personalities who ...

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