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TREND MAKER. Mindanao Gold Star Daily was established in 1989 to set ablaze a new meaning & flame to the local newspaper business. Throughout the years it continued its focus and interest in the rural areas & pioneered the growth of countryside journalism.

Dengue cases shoot up: 795 new cases

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special correspondent . OVER 795 new suspected denque cases were reported in various hospitals across northern Mindanao over the weekend, health officials, citing new data, said yesterday. Dr. David Mendoza, head of the Regional Epidemiology, Surveillance and Disaster Response Unit (Resdru) of DOH here, said the province …

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Minergy upset over NPA raid but hopeful on ‘lasting peace’

By EDWIN IYO and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents . BALINGASAG, Misamis Oriental – The Minergy Power Corp. yesterday called for lasting peace even as it expressed dismay over the disarming of its security team by New People’s Army rebels on Monday. In a statement, Minergy said its executives were saddened about …

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Special child dies, 11 houses destroyed in Lapasan fire

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent . A SPECIAL child died as 11 houses were destroyed by a fire that struck in western Kolambog, Lapasan here yesterday afternoon. Insp. Arnulfo Nabua II, deputy district fire marshal, identified the victim as 16-year-old Thalia Kaye “Kaikai” Racero. The victim was reportedly in the house …

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Farmers’ group leader shot dead in Norcot

STILL unidentified assailants gunned down a known leader of a progressive farmers’ organization in Matalam, North Cotabato, around 8:30 p.m. on Monday. Authorities identified the victim as Medardo Espina Barro, a.k.a. Dodong, a resident of Sitio Natipakan, Barangay Latagan in Matalam. Reports said Barro was drinking with friends and relatives …

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Misor board grills Moresco II over outages

By LITO RULONA and SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondent . Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan took turns in grilling the management of Misamis Oriental Electric Rural Cooperative-II (Moresco II) after they explained poorly on the cause of frequent outages in their area of responsibility. During Monday’s regular session, Vice Governor Jeremy …

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Balingasag demolition victims arrested

By Edwin Iyo Correspondent . Victims of a demolition in Balingasag were arrested Monday after figuring in a commotion against workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways. Police arrested Virginia Ligtas-Abrogueña, 61 and her son Apollo, 23, who both resided at the two-story house which portion located within …

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‘Trash’ raps vs village chiefs trashed

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan City — The cases against 11 barangay chairs were dismissed late last week. Palao barangay chair Wenifredo Niez said this was in connection with the Solid Waste Management Act. He said Prosecutor Alonto has dismissed the cases against him and 10 …

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Gina’s gift

Rhona Canoy . SO… The news of Ms. Gina Lopez’s passing, although not a surprise, was greeted with a lot of sadness because of what she stood for, for each of us and as a community. Her love for the environment and for its protection was the mission to which …

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Better safe than sorry

Egay Uy . LAST week, I had a brief but fruitful talk with Department of Energy (DOE) Director Nilo Geroche of Davao.  He was in Cagayan de Oro for some official business. We talked about the DOE’s campaign against the illegal refilling and trading, and use of, single-use butane canisters. …

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