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Dave Achondo

Dave Achondo
A person who enjoys doing what he does best – writing anything under the sun; strong-willed and straight to the point. Contributor at SOUTHWALL Magazine a Cebu-based company under Soline Publishing, A former Feature Editor, Business Editor, and Columnist of Mindanao Gold Star Daily, and is the currently its Digital Marketing Head.

Slugfest ‘Engkwentro sa Manolo Fortich’ slated on March 31

THE 3 Jewels Sports Promotion and the local government of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon is set to host another epic slugfest dubbed as “Engkwentro sa Manolo Fortich”. The slugfest is slated on March 31 at the New Municipal Gymnasium in Manolo Fortich featuring the reigning and still undefeated WBC World Youth …

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11-hour blackout to hit Gusa, Indahag

By DAVE ACHONDO Desk Editor SOME parts of the city would have no electricity for 11 hours on Saturday because linemen of the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) would carry out a line maintenance work. Cepalco announced yesterday that the blackout is scueduled from 7 am to 6 …

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Blackouts back as Lake Lanao dries up

By KRISTIAN DAVE ACHONDO Desk Editor and LITO RULONA Correspondent POWER supply allocations across Mindanao have been significantly reduced again as the primary sources of hydroelectric power in the grid continue to dry up. The water levels have reportedly reached critical points. Parts of Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro …

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Oro boxer’s title belt finally in his corner

By Dave Achondo AFTER almost two weeks of waiting Dexter Alimento winner of the recently concluded WBC Youth World Minimumweight title fight last January 29, against an undefeated opponent Chanchai CPFreshmart in Chiang Rai, Thailand has finally received his belt earlier last week from the World Boxing Council. The belt …

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Blackout in Misor, Oro, Camiguin tomorrow

By KRISTIAN DAVE ACHONDO Desk Editor PARTS OF Misamis Oriental, Camiguin, and Cagayan de Oro would experience as much as 12 hours of blackout tomorrow due to another round of transmission line work. The Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) said the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) …

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Wildfire hits Lanao del Sur

By Dave Achondo, Desk Editor The Lanao del Sur Public Information Officer Salma Jayne Tamano has released a statement and additional updates regarding the wildfire that broke loose in the region that started around 10 pm on Thursday affecting two square kilometers of cogon grass in the mountain areas under …

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Teacher who struck pupil gets slap on the wrist from DepEd

By DAVE ACHONDO, Desk Editor FOR striking her pupil with a wooden stick, a public school teacher is now in hot water as the education department ordered here suspended without pay for two month. It doesn’t end there, however, as the parents of the child also filed criminal charges against …

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Cepalco bares 10-day rotating blackout schedule

By DAVE ACHONDO Desk Editor THE Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) yesterday issued a 10-day schedule of rotating blackouts in the city and some parts of Misamis Oriental. The new schedule takes effect today until Dec. 20. In an advisory, Cepalco spokesperson Marilyn Chavez said the new blackout …

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