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Gusa-Agora drainage project nearly done: DPWH

By ANJANETTE VILLAMOR Correspondent THE Department of Public Works and Highways said it was nearly finished with its P100-million drainage project along the Gusa highway up to Agora in Lapasan. In a news conference at city hall on Monday, DPWH project engineer Leoward Pecore said the major drainage project is ...

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Lao to COWD: Don’t yield to ‘blackmail’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE chairman of the city council’s public utilities committee yesterday called on the Cagayan de Oro Water District to brush aside the threat of Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. to cut down the water pressure unless the public utility firm agrees to its increased water rate. ...

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Student slain, 9 others wounded in ambush

DAVAO City–A 15-year-old student was killed while nine others were wounded when an undetermined number of armed men ambushed a barangay-owned truck loaded with passengers at Sitio Quarry in Barangay Kimlawais, Kiblawan, Davao del Sur on Sunday night. In a report to the Davao del Sur Provincial Police Office (DSPPO), ...

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Rio Verde threatens to reduce pressure

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief BULK water supplier Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. showed the Cagayan de Oro Water District who has the upper hand as it threatened to cut down the water pressure unless the public utility company gives in to what it wants: a price increase. Rio ...

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Security measures in place ahead of holidays

By BEN BALCE Staff member and LITO RULONA Correspondent POLICE said security measures are in place in and around cemeteries and terminals in the city ahead of All Saints’ and All Souls’ days. “The entire city has been placed under a full alert status,” said Chief Insp. Mardy Hortillosa, spokesman ...

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Transitional shelters for displaced Maranaos by December

SAGONSONGAN, Marawi City–Five hundred to 600 transitional shelters for Marawi residents who lost their homes in Ground Zero during the 154-day siege, will be able to move into their transitional shelters here  by first or second week of December,  their certificates of award to be handed over by President Duterte ...

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Guerrero vows to finish off terror groups, cripple Reds

DAVAO City–The new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines has vowed to “finish the remaining terrorist groups, neutralize the communist insurgency threat, and support law enforcement agencies in efforts against lawless armed groups,” Lt. Gen. Reynaldo Guerrero said, “I intend to use the might of the ...

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