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Rufus’ running mate in Oca’s list of bets

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . EX-COUNCILOR Roger Abaday, the running mate of former congressman Rufus Rodriguez of the city’s 2nd District in the 2016 elections, has rejoined the group of Mayor Oscar Moreno in a bid to win a city council seat in next year’s mid-term elections. Councilor George Goking ...

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Arrested Trillanes bails out

SEN. Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday posted a P200-thousand bailbond in connection with a rebellion case after a regional court ordered him arrested. The Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 has also issued a hold-departure order against Trillanes. In the afternoon, a police team from the National Capital Region Police ...

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Lawyers, activists frown over Trillanes’ arrest, point to Palace

By NITZ ARANCON and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondents . THE president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines here questioned the Duterte administration’s moves against Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV following the official’s arrest yesterday, saying it was beginning to look like the government was focusing only on the legislator. The Makati ...

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Parties told to submit names of party reps to Comelec

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Commission on Elections yesterday urged all political parties in northern Mindanao to submit the names of their official representatives to the commission’s headquarters in Manila. Only the signatures of the official party representatives will be recognized in the certificate of nomination and acceptance for ...

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Farmers blame NIA-10 for dive of rice prod’n

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Farmers in Baungon, Bukidnon blame the National Irrigation Administration-10 for the failure of its irrigation services to sustain rice farming which has contributed to the rise of prices of rice, the farmers’ group spokesman claimed. Lawyer Ernie Palanan, who serves as spokesperson of farmers based ...

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Worker hangs self after being told to take a leave

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . A construction worker hanged himself inside his house on Sunday evening after being told to take a leave of absence for having hypertension. Authorities identified the suicide as Jonathan Rellon, 44, residing at Gawad Kalinga-SM relocation site, Calaanan, Canitoan, this city. Rellon, who had ...

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Oro Comelec urges people to register

WITH only a week remaining for the registrations, the Commission on Elections-Cagayan de Oro City Office urges residents to register for May 13, 2019, National and Local Elections at Robinsons’ Mall 2nd Floor, near Lingkod Pinoy Center, LKKS, this city. There are only four days left until the last day ...

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