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Govt accountants in Mindanao to hold 3-day conference in Oro

THE capitol will host the Governor’s Night during the first day of the three-day 12th Mindanao Geographical Conference of the Philippine Association of Local Government Accountants (Phalga) here tomorrow. With the theme, “LGU Fiscal Managers: Responsible Stewards of Public Resources,” the conference would be participated in by the local government ...

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46 nabbed in gambling drive won’t get punished yet

By LITO RULONA Correspondent IT would take time before any of the 46 people recently arrested and charged in Region 10 in connection with the government’s renewed anti-illegal gambling campaign can get convicted. In the meantime, the suspects would go scot-free. This was acknowledged by Camp Alagar spokesman Supt. Lemuel ...

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Group says Dengvaxia scare due to ‘experts’ with no research

ORGANIZED consumers and commuters yesterday called on Filipino parents to exercise caution and circumspection before believing in claims about the Dengvaxia vaccine even as it noted that many were coming from so-called “medical experts” who conducted no research about it. In a statement sent to this paper yesterday, the Consumer-Commuter ...

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Family of 4 hurt in Masterson mishap

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent FOUR members of a family were hurt after their car and a pick-up truck figured in a head-on collision on Masterson Ave. in upper Carmen on Sunday night. The road accident involved an old KIA sedan, driven by 42-year old Michael Abecia, and a Nissan pickup ...

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Starex asks LTFRB: Approve fare hike

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE  Solidarity of Transport Alliance in Northern Mindanao-Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Starex-Piston) over the weekend echoed its call for an increase in the minimum fare for public jeepneys even as it stepped up it campaign for the government to act on its ...

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Galua plans to run for mayoral post of hometown

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent DETAINED architect Rey Galua, the “prime person of interest” in the investigation into the Dec. 2, 2017 murder of University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines president Ricardo Rotoras, wants to become mayor. This was confirmed by Galua’s lawyer, Arturo Ubaub, even as he explained ...

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Ched to tap universities for Cha-cha campaign

THE Commission on Higher Education will enlist the support of state universities and colleges nationwide to conduct an intensive information campaign to help the youth fully understand Charter change or “Cha-cha”. The network of state universities in the country would be an effective venue to hold fora and workshops on ...

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Galua lawyer says Koko, JV can testify

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE lawyer of architect Rey Galua, listed as a “prime person of interest” by the police that is investigating the Dec. 2, 2017 killing of a state university president here, is looking into the possibility of turning Senate President Aquilino Martin Pimentel III and Sen. Joseph ...

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