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Slain bet’s kin call for justice

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent SAN Francisco, Surigao del Norte–Relatives of a murdered candidate for town councilor here called for justice even as they prepared to bring the late politician to his final resting place today. The victim, Ernesto Retorta, was a former barangay chairman and town councilor, and a father ...

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Lawyer plans to ask CA to allow Waniwan to bail out

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE lawyer of radio commentator and candidate for councilor Ronnie Waniwan is planning on filing a petition in the hope that the Court of Appeals (CA) would allow the arrested broadcaster to bail out. Waniwan’s lawyer, Councilor Leon Gan, said this even as he told reporters ...

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NTC orders radio station in Gingoog closed down

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE National Telecommu nications Commission (NTC) has ordered the closure of a radio station in Gingoog City for operating without “provisional authority.” In a two-page order, NTC commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba, deputy commissioners Edgardo Cabarios, and Dellah Delas ordered Beat Radio 98.9 Mhz, owned by MIT Radio ...

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Rappler goes to SC, seeks equal access

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief RAPPLER Inc. yesterday filed a case against Elections Chairman Andres Bautista, asking the Supreme Court (SC) to make the official ensure an “unimpaired and equal” media access to all the presidential debates. The case was filed two days ahead of the first of three ...

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