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Tension grips San Miguel anew as diggings resume

By LITO RULONA Correspondent TENSION is gripping Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Lapasan here again as residents warned against heavy equipment sent to the area to conduct earth-moving operations on an access road. Lawyer Evangeline Carrasco appealed to Mayor Oscar Moreno, City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (Clenro) head Edwin ...

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Marawi makes ‘last stand’ on original BBL proposal

By BONITA ERMAC Correspondent MARAWI City––Thousands of Maranaos gathered at the Plaza Cabili here on Monday to make what they called as their “last stand,” and to pressure Congress to approve the original version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. Ranao Confederation for Peace said the Bangsamoro people have been ...

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Fresh killings result in more evacuations in San Miguel

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City––While hundreds of lumad evacuees are still staying at the San Miguel, Surigao del Sur Municipal Gym since Aug. 9, another set of lumad evacuees of about 332 families joined them over the weekend. The indigenes from Barangay Bulho-on, San Miguel left their homes because ...

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Cultist kills wife, 4 kids

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent A CULTIST who claimed to have heard voices boloed to death his own wife, beheaded his three-year old son and killed his three other children in a village in Valencia City, Bukidnon over the weekend. The suspect, 34-year old Ramon Saballa, was caught by members of ...

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PDEA’s informers now under threat

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s informers and witnesses are now facing the prospects of reprisals from drug suspects who are being released from local prisons one by one. PDEA regional director Wilkins Villanueva said this even as he expressed alarm over the dismissal of drug cases ...

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