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Military tightlipped on priest’s freedom

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan bureau chief MYSTERY continued to shroud the end of Roman Catholic priest Teresito “Chito” Soganub’s captivity as the officials and the clergyman himself were tightlipped on the circumstances that resulted in the hostage’s freedom on Saturday. Soganub took the plane from the Lumbia airport here and ...

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Oca’s lawyer: P79m spent for Philhealth

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MAYOR Oscar Moreno had eight city hall checks amounting to P79 million written to him in early 2016 to legally outsmart the then Padayon Pilipino-dominated city council and to ensure that the money was spent for the health insurance premiums of some 75 thousand people here. ...

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Duterte gives his word: Govt will allow peaceful protests

PRESIDENT Duterte over the weekend gave his word that he would allow leftists and civil society organizations to hold peaceful demonstrations in public areas especially during the commemoration of the Sept. 21, 1972 declaration of martial law by the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos. Duterte’s pronouncement came after the CPP warned ...

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Again, Moreno asks CA to stop dismissal orders

ANOTHER petition for a temporary restraining order and writ of preliminary injunction was filed by Mayor Oscar Moreno before the Court of Appeals here on Friday. Moreno’s petition was filed in connection with the new cases of grave misconduct, conduct prejudicial to the interest of the service,  and serious dishonesty ...

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