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Ombud approves 16 graft cases vs Oca

THE Office of the Ombudsman has found probable cause for the filing of 16 more graft charges against Mayor Oscar Moreno in connection with the disallowed capitol lease of heavy equipment contracts from 2007 to 2012 when he was governor. The ombudsman also held Moreno guilty of grave misconduct, serious ...

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This time, bike-riding gunmen shoot doc

By NITZ ARANCON and A.L. RICALDE Correspondents TWO still unidentified gunmen attacked and wounded an internist in Barangay 35 on Tuesday night. The physician, Dr. Zaynab Abejuela, was wounded in a vigilante-style attack that has become a familiar pattern in the city and elsewhere: two hooded men riding on a ...

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Capitol gets award for reduction in dropouts

THE Technical Skills Development Authority gave the capitol a “Kabalikat” award for its contribution in reducing the number of out-of-school-youth in communities through educational programs and scholarship grants. Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano said only nine received the award of the 81 provinces, 1,500 municipalities and 115 cities. Of ...

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Oca’s TRO expires but CA issues WPI

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Court of Appeals yesterday granted Mayor Oscar Moreno’s petition for a writ of preliminary injunction, the same day a 60-day temporary restraining order against the implementation of the Office of the Ombudsman’s dismissal and disqualification order lapsed. Without the writ and with the expiry of ...

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Lim allows DPWH to proceed with road work in Lapasan

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent BARANGAY 33 chairman Conrad Lim has signed a document that allowed the public works department to demolish a fence he built on a reclaimed property in Lapasan, so that the government could finish a coastal road project started years ago. The document was signed on Aug. ...

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Govt troops stop reinforcement for Maute group, kill 5 militants

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent MARAWI City–Government troops on Monday killed five suspected militants reportedly trying to reinforce the terrorist Maute Group here. Armed Forces Western Mindanao commander Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez said the slain militants were part of a 10-man group trying to sneak into Marawi on board two ...

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Sikad driver, stabbed 15 times, found in Puerto

VILLAGERS found the body of a trisikad driver who was tied up and stabbed 15 times in Upper Puerto, this city, at 6 am yesterday. SPO3 Vladimir Tumanda identified the victim as Joram Narido, 19, of Zone 8, Sitio Suntingon Sambag, Barangay Bugo. Tumanda said Narido was found in a ...

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Ledesma appeals: Ring bells nightly against EJKs

ARCHBISHOP Antonio Ledesma on Monday called on Roman Catholics in the city to revive the tradition of ringing the “De Profundis” bells every night to protest the extrajudicial killings in the Duterte administration’s “war on drugs.” Ledesma appealed to churches and communities here to ring the bells at 8 o’clock ...

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