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No Padayon decision on Unabia yet: exec

By EDWIN IYO, Correspondent PADAYON Pilipino officials and members have yet to meet and decide on whether or not they would welcome back and field Misamis Oriental 1st District Rep. Peter Unabia as a candidate in next year’s elections, Mayor Rommel Maslog of Talisayan said on Thursday. It’s going to ...

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2 jailers in hot water over escape of inmate

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent TWO prison guards at the Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail are in hot water over the escape of an inmate with a drug case on Thursday. Provincial jail warden Dominador Tagarda said inmate Jonathan Ramos of Mambatangan, Manolo  Fortich town in Bukidon, managed to flee after he ...

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Who will be Iligan city’s vice mayor for one month?

By Nora Sorino, Sita Asequia and Nene Lachica of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City — The head of the Department of Interior and Local Government here yesterday said it was still unclear to him who should serve as the city’s acting vice mayor in the absence of Jemar Vera Cruz who ...

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Register or renew papers early on: DTI to firm owners

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Region 10 yesterday called on business firms and entrepreneurs to renew or register their business names early on, most preferably weeks before the Jan. 20 deadline set by the local governments for the renewal of business permits. The DTI regional office said ...

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Now, Jigjag says he will not run for Top 2 post

MISAMIS Oriental provincial board member Jeremy “Jigjag” Pelaez yesterday denied that he was planning on running for vice governor of the province in next year’s elections. Pelaez said he would likely seek reelection in the 2019 elections. He said this after this paper quoted him as saying that he plans ...

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‘CA injunction applies to new ombud order’

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MAYOR Oscar Moreno’s lawyer yesterday said the interior department cannot serve the latest order of the Office of the Ombudsman to dismiss and bar the local chief executive from public office because of a Court of Appeals injunction against it. Lawyer Dale Bryan Mordeno argued that ...

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Coiled snake causes unscheduled blackout

THE unscheduled morning blackout that affected many areas of the city yesterday was caused by a snake. Ralph Paguio, senior vice president of the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co., said the blackout affected some 15 percent of the city’s power consumers. According to Paguio, the snake crawled up and ...

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