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BOC starts revamp, probes ports mess

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Bureau of Customs started reshuffling its key officials  in northern Mindanao as it started looking into the release of over a hundred container vans from ports allegedly without proper documents. Bobbyjam Gagambino, assistant chief of the customs bureau’s public information division,  yesterday revealed that the ...

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60 displaced families get transitory houses in Marawi city

ON a sunny, windy Tuesday morning, 60 families, displaced by a brutal siege, officially received the keys to their transitory houses at the Angat Buhay Village, situated in Barangay Sagonsongan in Marawi City. Vice President Leni Robredo led the turnover ceremony, along with Marawi Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra, Xavier University-Ateneo ...

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Water supply drops as Cobi replaces pump bearing

THE water supply in the city and Opol town in Misamis Oriental dropped again to 40 million liters a day on Tuesday as a result of a scheduled repair of a pump in Baungon, Bukidnon. The Cagayan de Oro Bulk Water Inc. (Cobi) was supposed to complete the repair and ...

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Pagasa warns of destructive winds

By NITZ ARANCON with EDWIN IYO, Correspondents and FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent . THE Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) yesterday warned of potentially destructive winds today and in the days ahead as a result of weather systems directly affecting Luzon that have been enhancing the southwest monsoon ...

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Destura forms group to probe into Zapanta slay

By NITZ ARANCON and SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondents . MISAMIS Oriental police director Rolando Destura created a group that would focus on solving the case on the murder of the barangay chairman of Danao in Jasaan town,  Misamis Oriental, officials said yesterday. Senior Supt. Destura formed the Special Investigation Task ...

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Yap charged, Lumbia-bound

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE lawyer arrested in an anti-narcotics operation here last week is set to be moved to the city jail in Lumbia today after prosecutors ruled to bring him to court on Monday. Lawyer Marlon Yap was charged in court with illegal possession and illegal selling ...

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24 injured as bus from Davao spins, overturns

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondent . BUTUAN City – At least 25 people were hurt when a commercial bus travelling from Davao City and three other vehicles figured in an accident on the road in Barangay Antongalon here on Monday afternoon. Senior Insp. Roland Orcullo of Police Station 4 here said ...

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