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Misoc, Oro bag nutrition council’s top regional awards

THE National Nutrition Council in Region 10 has announced its list of “Green Banner” awardees that have been adjudged for their “very satisfactory performance” in the implementation of the nutrition program in northern Mindanao. The NNC’s Regional Green Banner 2017 awardees are Misamis Occidental for the provincial level, Cagayan de ...

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Jesuit order leader set to visit Oro next week

THE leader of the Jesuits, the largest religious order in the world, is scheduled to visit Cagayan de Oro next week, and Xavier University is now making preparations for the event. Fr. Roberto Yap, president of the Jesuit-run university, announced the scheduled visit of Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal, superior general ...

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Xavier U to hold mass for justice, Gexie Ray

XAVIER University will hold a “Mass for Justice and Peace” for murdered philosophy teacher Gexie Ray Ungab tomorrow. The University’s Philosophy Department said Xavier president Fr. Roberto Yap would officiate the mass himself at the University Church of the Immaculate Conception at 9 am tomorrow. “This Holy Eucharist is offered ...

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Cocpo asks cyber cops to help track down hoaxer

By LITO RULONA and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondents . THE Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) will ask the cybercrime unit at Camp Alagar to help in identifying the source of what it called as fake news about how officers mauled a robbery suspect. Chief Insp. Mario Mantala, Macasandig police ...

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Rotoras’ brother suspects cover-up

By JOEY NACALABAN and LITO RULONA Correspondents . A BROTHER of slain University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) president Ricardo Rotoras on Monday expressed dismay over the way the police handled the murder case, adding that he suspected a cover-up. Eldie Rotoras said this even as his ...

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Greenpeace team looks into Sokor trash in Misor

By CONG B. CORRALES Associate Editor . AN international environmental advocacy organization has sent a team here to look into the alleged shipment of trash from South Korea to Misamis Oriental. Abigail Aguilar, campaigner for Greenpeace Southeast Asia-Philippines, said the group has been witness to the atrocious practice of waste ...

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M’nao group stages protest at Camp Aguinaldo

A GROUP of workers, peasants, Lumad, Moro, and human rights advocates from Mindanao yesterday trooped to Camp Aguindaldo yesterday to call for the termination of martial law. Iglesia Filipina Independiente Bishop Antonio Ablon, convenor of Barug Katungod Mindanao who led the demonstrators, slammed what he called as the continuing repression ...

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Thousands see opening of Tangub’s X’mas fest

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondent . OVER 52 thousand people trooped to the heart of Tangub City to witness the opening of the “Christmas Symbol Festival” on Saturday, the local tourism office said. Tangub officials expect thousands more, and are optimistic the city would break its 2016 record in terms of ...

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