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Bambi hits Seno again: ‘Politically motivated’

MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano yesterday continued to lash out at Opol Mayor Maximino Seno over what he called as a politically motivitated decision at the expense of fire victims of Luyong Bonbon by asserting that all relief assistance be coursed through the town government. Emano earlier alleged that ...

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Police face probe over Ocon’s wood

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent POLICE regional director Lyndel Desquitado over the weekend said he would make the police in Medina, Misamis Oriental, explain why they released Councilor Zaldy Ocon’s ill-fated pick-up truck pending an investigation into the attempt to move protected hardwood species to this city from Surigao del Sur. ...

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Marquez: Days of PNP junkies numbered

THE days of police officiers in northern Mindanao who use or are addicted to illegal drugs are numbered. This as National Police Director General Ricardo Marquez ordered Camp Alagar to crack down on junkies in the police force or the so-called “adis-adis cops.” Marquez, who inspected Camp Alagar on Friday, said ...

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Oca favors airport privatization; Bambi opposes

By NITZ ARANCON and SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondent CAGAYAN de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno and Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano have expressed contrasting views in regard to a national government plan to privatize the Laguindingan airport’s operations. The mayor said he was in favor of the plan while the ...

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Misor board tackles effects of Steag-Ippa privatization today

THE provincial board would start deliberating on the effects of the privatization of Steag State Power Inc.’s Independent Power Producer Administrator (Ippa) today. Misamis Oriental Vice Gov. Jose Mari Pelaez said energy stakeholders were invited to today’s Sangguniang Panlalawigan session. Among those who have been invited were Misamis Oriental I ...

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Ocon to face blue ribbon probe if…

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE city council’s blue ribbon committee would be compelled to start an official investigation into Councilor Zaldy Ocon’s alleged violation of environmental laws if a complaint is filed against him before the city’s legislature or if the lawmaking body itself tasks the committee to look into ...

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Another 12-hour blackout to hit Oro

By KRISTIAN DAVE ACHONDO ANOTHER 12-hour blackout would be experienced in many areas of the city tomorrow. The Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) announced that the blackout would be implemented to facilitate the line conductor stringing of a 69-kv line along Mandumol road, and line maintenance works. The power interruption ...

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Murdered Baler judge was in Oro during fiesta

By HUSSEIN MACATORO Editor THE regional judge who was assassinated in Baler, Aurora, was from Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental, and he spent time with friends in this city barely a week before his murder. Lawyer Carlo Antonio Almirante told the Gold Star Daily that he was with Judge Jude ...

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