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Water shortage to last till next month

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Cagayan de Oro Bulk Water Inc. (Cobi) failed to fix a defective pump at its treatment facility in Baungon, Bukidnon, leaving the water district’s supply for western parts of the city and in Opol, Misamis Oriental short by 20 million liters a day. The ...

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Officer hurt as NPA attacks police station

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondent . BUTUAN City  – A police officer was wounded after suspected New People’s Army guerrillas attacked a police station in the hinterland barangay of San Mateo here yesterday morning. The community was about to celebrate its annual village fiesta. Senior Insp. Henry Samillano, commander of Butuan ...

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Bernales is back as NBI director for Region 10

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . HOMEGROWN  lawyer Patricio “Pipo” Bernales has assumed as the new regional director of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for northern Mindanao. Bernales, given the new assignment by NBI director Dante Gierran, replaced Hans Barbaso who served as acting regional director for nearly two years. ...

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‘Sulu killings send chilling message’

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . ACTIVISTS in the city yesterday sounded alarm bells over the shooting deaths of seven young Tausug men in Patikul, Sulu, on Friday, saying it sent a chilling message that it could also happen here and elsewhere in the country, and that the perpetrators could get ...

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Human rights groups in Oro, elsewhere hail Palparan conviction

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . HUMAN rights advocates here and elsewhere yesterday hailed the decision of a regional court to convict former major general Jovito Palparan Jr. and two others in connection with the disappearance of two University of the Philippines students suspected to have links with the New People’s ...

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Worker found hanging in bunkhouse

POLICE yesterday ruled no foul play possibility in connection with the death of a 23-year-old construction worker in Barangay Kauswagan, this city. The dead man, Junmar  Taculoy, of Labangon, Cebu, was found hanging inside a bunkhouse set up by a tempered glass company at the back of a new building ...

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NBI stumbles on tons of rice in Misor port

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) discovered tons of imported rice being held by customs officials at the Mindanao International Container Port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, without a clear reason. Lawyer Alex Cabornay, NBI head agent for Region 10, said the discovery puzzled NBI agents ...

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