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Court trashes DOJ motion to arrest senator

A REGIONAL judge yesterday trashed the justice department’s motion for the issuance of an arrest warrant and hold-departure order against Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. “Wherefore, premises considered, the prosecution’s Very Urgent Ex-Parte Omnibus Motion for the Issuance of Hold Departure Order and Alias Warrant of Arrest against accused Antonio F. ...

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Emano recovering from surgery: Alex

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . FORMER mayor and candidate for vice mayor Vicente Emano had undergone surgery in one of the city’s hospitals, his long-time political ally ex-councilor Alexander Dacer revealed over the weekend. Dacer said Emano was confined at the Capitol University Medical City in Gusa for three days ...

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Protesting farmers camp out outside DAR, DENR reg’l offices

By CONG B. CORRALES Associate Editor . HUNDREDS of indigenes and farmers from across the region have camped out in front of the regional offices of the Department of Agrarian Reform and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources here over the weekend. Datu Jomorito Goaynon, chairman of Kalumaran, said ...

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Same story in 8th killing of Oro drug peddler

By NITZ ARANCON with LITO RULONA Correspondents . THE narrative is the same: a drug peddler with only P500 realizes that he is dealing with undercover cops, pulls out a cheap and rusty caliber .38 revolver, fires, misses, and gets shot dead. That, according to the police, was what happened ...

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Pompee: Dongkoy, Rufus pleaded to me

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . FORMER Agriculture undersecretary Jose Gabriel La Viña yesterday asserted that it was ex-mayor Vicente Emano and ex-congressman Rufus Rodriguez who pleaded and talked him into running for mayor under the Padayon Pilipino-Centrist Democratic Party coalition. La Viña said this as he responded to Partido Federal ...

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7th suspect slain in cops’ ‘war on drugs’ in C de Oro

By JOEY NACALABAN and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents . POLICE operatives yesterday shot and killed a suspected drug peddler — the seventh slain in the bloody war on drugs here — and arrested four others since Thursday night in separate anti-drug operations in the city. Senior Insp. Jason  Santo Domingo, Agora ...

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US envoy brings P1.3-b rehab aid to Marawi

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent . MARAWI City—In a small classroom here, US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim read a book to 3rd grade students after he distributed teaching kits and story books at the Amai Pakpak Elementary School on Tuesday. Kim arrived here bringing some P1.35 billion ($25 ...

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Priest, 3 others challenge Zubiri’s reelection bid

MALAYBALAY City — A Roman Catholic priest and three others are challenging the reelection bid of Bukidnon Gov. Jose Ma. Zubiri Jr.. Zubiri’s challengers are independent candidates The Rev. Fr. Diosdado “Dodge” Tabios, Andres Eligan, Edgar Mabilog, and former Valencia City Mayor Leandro Jose Catarata of the PDP-Laban. Tabios filed ...

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