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‘More mishaps than theft cases in Oro’

By ANJANETTE VILLAMOR Correspondent THERE were more traffic accidents than crimes committed in the city during the first 10 months of the year, data from the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office show. Cocpo recorded 1,840 traffic accidents in the city from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, this year, or ...

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Sayyaf planned terror attack during Asean summit

POLICE yesterday claimed that it foiled an alleged attempt by the Abu Sayyaf to launch an urban terror attack days before the 31st Asean Summit. Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa said authorities arrested the suspects in the afternoon of Nov. 10 in Quezon City ahead of the arrival of ...

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Rio, Metropac into cartelization: plaint

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THREE councilors yesterday accused Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. and Metro Pacific Water Investments Corp. of attempting to set up a cartel even as they brought their complaint to a little known independent quasi-judicial body through the Presidential Management Staff. In a four-page complaint, councilors Teodulfo ...

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City hospital can’t provide intensive care facilities yet

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE city hall-run JR Borja Memorial General Hospital won’t likely have an intensive care unit this year or the next. The hospital’s assistant chief, Dr. Ma. Magdalena Juan, told the city council’s committee on finance and appropriations, and committee on ways and means on Wednesday that ...

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After Marawi, AFP to focus on NPA rebels in Mindanao

DAVAO City — Soldiers assigned in Marawi City might be deployed to areas in Mindanao beset by the communist-led insurgency now that military operations against the remnants of the Isis-inspired Maute Group are “winding down,” Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen, Rey Leonardo Guerrero said here on Tuesday. Guerrero, speaking ...

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Pagasa warns as weather system picks up strength

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Philippine Atmos-pheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration yesterday sounded alarm bells as a low pressure area that has the potentials of turning into a storm moved closer to Mindanao. Luz Mercado, a weather specialist at the Pagasa station in El Salvador City, the weather system ...

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NPA attacks very disturbing: Moreno

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE chairman of northern Mindanao’s peace and order council on Tuesday sounded alarm bells over the series of attacks carried out by Maoist guerrillas in the region. The Regional Peace and Order Council met and discussed the ambuscades and other attacks blamed on the New People’s ...

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