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Hero seaman from Misamis loses foot

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent A SEAFARER and his group saved 22 people but it cost the man one of his body parts. The seaman, who is from Misamis Oriental, lost a foot in a freak accident while he was rescuing over 20 passengers of a motorboat that capsized in the ...

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Substitution okay until Dec. 10: poll body exec

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent POLITICAL parties and those who have submitted their certificates of candidacy have until Dec. 10 to substitute or withdraw their candidacy, the provincial election officer said yesterday. Misamis Oriental Election Supervisor Carlito Ravelo told the Gold Star Daily the deadline for a candidate’s withdrawal or substitution ...

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Thick haze in some Mindanao areas

THICK haze over some areas in Mindanao have been reported the past two days supposedly as a result of reportedly as a result of forest fires in Indonesia. Mindanews reported yesterday that thick haze due to the forest fires drastically reduced visibility. It then showed two photos, one taken in ...

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Poll body resumes registration of voters

Nitz Arancon THE Commission on Election (Comelec) yesterday resumed the registration of voters following last week’s filing of certificates of candidacy. Comelec offices are now collecting biometrics records, and are assisting transferring voters. According to the Misamis Oriental election supervisor Carlito Ravelo, the Comelec would focus on the voters’ registration ...

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Candy is Padayon’s bet against Klarex

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE Padayon Pilipino has decided to adopt Councilor Lourdes “Candy” Darimbang as its bet against Rep. Rolando “Klarex” Uy in the city’s 1st District, Vice Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas announced. Acenas, who is seeking reelection, said Padayon Pilipino leaders met and agreed to support the bid ...

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Another Rodriguez likely to become House member

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent ANOTHER Rodriguez would serve as a member of the House of Representatives if the partylist Abante Mindanao (Abamin) gets enough votes again in next year’s elections. Abante Mindanao Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr., now the Centrist Democratic Party’s candidate for congressman in the city’s 2nd District, has ...

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Fugitive Galario runs for Valencia mayor again

By BING TENORIO of GSD-Bukidnon Bureau VALENCIA City––Despite being convicted and slapped with perpetual disqualification from public office, ex-mayor Jose Galario Jr. filed his certificate of candidacy, challenging the bid of his successor, Mayor Azucena Huervas, to win a mayoral election next year under Gov. Jose Ma. Zubiri’s Bukidnon Paglaum ...

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