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Ombud slaps Puntod brgy chair with suspension order

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Office of the Ombudsman has slapped Puntod barangay chairman Marvin Beja with a one-month suspension order without pay for simple neglect of duty. In a six-page decision signed by graft investigation and prosecution officer Rey Mar Ondi on Dec. 15, 2017, the Mindanao office of ...

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Gov’t to pay Marawi landowners affected by new military camp

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent MARAWI City — President Duterte on Tuesday said the government will compensate landowners who will be affected by the construction of a new military camp overlooking this city and Lake Lanao. Duterte made this announcement after he led the groundbreaking ceremonies of the proposed military ...

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PCC to act on plaint vs water pact: Lao

By LITO RULONA Correspondent COUNCILOR Teodulfo Lao Jr. yesterday said he was expecting the Philippine Competition Commission to act on the complaint and petition to void the 2017 joint venture agreement signed by the Cagayan de Oro Water District and Metro Pacific Water Investments Corp. anytime soon. Lao, chairman of ...

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16 families homeless as fire breaks out in Brgy 17

By A.L. RICALDE Correspondent A FIRE broke out and left 16 families homeless in Barangay 17 here  on Sunday. Some 10 houses made of highly combustible  materials were quickly razed to the ground on Abellanosa Street, said SFO1 Dennis Dalis of the Cagayan de Oro City Fire District. Based on ...

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Heavy rains bring floods to 3 eastern Misor towns

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent AT least 400 people were affected by floodwaters spawned by heavy rains in three eastern Misamis Oriental towns over the weekend. Affected by floodings were a number of villages in Kinoguitan, Balingoan and Talisayan, officials said. The most badly affected were the coastal barangays of Baukbauk ...

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Teen yields nearly P.5m of suspected shabu supply

AUTHORITIES seized nearly half a million pesos  worth of suspected shabu from an 18-year old during a buy-and-bust operation in Barangay 37, this city, on Sunday night. Senior Insp. Maricris Mulat, chief of the City Anti-Drug Enforcement Unit, identified the suspect as Binla Salic, a native of Baloi, Lanao del ...

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