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Fire destroys 20 houses in Gingoog city

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent . GINGOOG City — Fire broke out and destroyed at least 20 houses in Purok 7, Barangay 18-A here on Thursday morning. SF03 Elias Taneo of the Bureau of Fire and Protection in the city said there were no casualty reports in the fire that razed ...

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Guevarra respects move to abolish OGCC, PCGG

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra yesterday said he respects the move of the Lower House seeking to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) to further strengthen the powers of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). Guevarra, however, said he would ...

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7 winning bets face disqualification raps

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . SEVEN winning candidates for Sangguniang Kabataan chairpersons and councilors in the city are facing disqualification cases. City election officer Ramil Acol identified the winning candidates for SK chairpersons as Ian Mark Miyaki of Barangay Cugman, Samson Roa of Barangay Tumpagon, and Agustin Laron of Barangay ...

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Ex-mayor runs for barangay chairman, loses

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent . A FORMER mayor ran for barangay chairman and lost to an ex-councilor in Medina town in Misamis Oriental. The former Medina mayor, Ken Niño Uyguangco, lost in the race for the chairmanship of north Poblacion in Medina to Nolie Pupos, a former town councilor. Pupos ...

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‘We saved up for this for years, for decades…’

By CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS of Mindanews . Conclusion MARAWI City — Majed Rascal, whose family’s Norhana Rascal Textile in the Padian sold textile for 26 years, laments their losses. “We saved up for this for years, for decades… Not a single cloth was left behind. Yet there is no trace ...

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Nazareth remains Rodriguez country

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . NAZARETH has remained to be a Rodriguez country even as a scion of the prominent political family emerged as the vote-rich barangay’s new leader. Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.’s son and namesake Maximo III will succeed his aunt Jocelyn as Nazareth’s barangay chairman. Nazareth was reputedly ...

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