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Police arrest man accused of molesting first grader

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . A MAN has been detained and is facing charges for allegedly molesting a first grader in Macasandig here on Thursday evening. Police identified the suspend as Paul Suarez a.k.a. Panoy of Upper Tambo, Barangay Macasandig, this city. Suarez, who has a hearing and speech problem, ...

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Disaster council calls for strengthened adaptation, mitigation

THE Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council has called for strengthened adaptation and mitigation measures so communitiies could withstand the impacts of climate change. Office of Civil Defense regional director and RDRRMC chairman Rosauro Arnel Gonzales Jr. said, “We are already conscious about our disaster management activities. That is why ...

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More rains ahead; Pagasa spots LPA

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) yesterday warned of more rains even as it said it was keeping an eye on a new weather system that could further enhance localized thunderstorms here. A low pressure area has been spotted over the Pacific ...

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Waves damage 45 houses in Misor

WAVES spawned by an abnormal rise in seawater level hit the towns of Jasaan and Initao in Misamis Oriental yesterday, destroying 45 houses. Fernando Dy, chief of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said a succession of waves swamped 20 houses in Bobontugan, Jasaan yesterday. A few hours ...

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Police arrest youth leader, family in alleged shabu bust

By JOEY NACALABAN, Correspondent . POLICE arrested the leader of the League of Filipino Students (LFS) in northern Mindanao in what authorities claimed to be an anti-narcotics operation at a beach in Linamon, Lanao del Norte, late Wednesday afternoon. It was the second time for the activist Kristine Cabardo to ...

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Xavier law expert warns vs ‘Cha-cha’

A PROMINENT academic and constitutional law expert from Cagayan de Oro on Tuesday warned against the proposed federal charter change that, he said, could be used to extend the “Duterte presidency until 2030.” Lawyer Antonio La Vina, a law professor at the Jesuit-run Xavier University and former dean of the ...

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