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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.

Pandora’s box

Netnet Camomot URBAN Dictionary describes Pandora’s box as “getting into a situation over which one has very little control over.” That seems to be the case with the accusations against Harvey Weinstein which have evoked recollections from women on their sexual-harassment experiences although the news of course tends to focus ...

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Avoid a Mamasapano and Marawi!

Samira Ali Gutoc ILIGAN City–More notes, Oct. 20-25: Marawi residents return back to their nine barangays after 153 days of fighting, the last day of fighting they call one for the books. – Spain’s capital Madrid and autonomous region Catalonia head off in decisions to have more central control. – ...

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Panelo’s sexual joke

Letters IT is bad enough that chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo should blame the unwilling recipients of his – to put it very, very kindly – utterly tasteless humor for failing to discern what, to him anyway, passes for wit. But to actually accuse Swiss National Public Radio and ...

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Friends to the afterlife

By JULES BENITEZ, Mindanews ZAMBOANGA City–“Make sure the rosary that nanay is holding in her coffin is cut,” my sister instructed in a call from California. The belief is that uncut rosary held by the departed, like the novena, will continue the string of deaths among friends and relatives. My ...

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Bautista calls for unity as province turns two years

By Eldie S. Aguirre Digos City Bureau Chief MALITA, Davao Occidental — Governor Claude Bautista called on public officials to unite and join hands toward a common goal of liberating the people from the bondage of poverty and dependency to the government. “From this point, we have to work hard, ...

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Store clerk killed in shooting incident

DIGOS City — A department store worker was died on the spot while her husband was critically injured including her co-worker after they were shot at close range along the national highway in Barangay Aplaya on Saturday night. Rhea Salingatag, 24 died from a fatal shot to the head. Her ...

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DSWD assures continuous aid for Marawi evacuees

The Department of Social and Welfare Development assured continuous assistance for the returning residents of Marawi City and to those who are still in evacuation centers and home-based communities. Acting Social Welfare Secretary Emmanuel Leyco said the DSWD will suspend the conditionalities of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program so ...

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Security measures in place ahead of holidays

By BEN BALCE Staff member and LITO RULONA Correspondent POLICE said security measures are in place in and around cemeteries and terminals in the city ahead of All Saints’ and All Souls’ days. “The entire city has been placed under a full alert status,” said Chief Insp. Mardy Hortillosa, spokesman ...

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Transitional shelters for displaced Maranaos by December

SAGONSONGAN, Marawi City–Five hundred to 600 transitional shelters for Marawi residents who lost their homes in Ground Zero during the 154-day siege, will be able to move into their transitional shelters here  by first or second week of December,  their certificates of award to be handed over by President Duterte ...

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Guerrero vows to finish off terror groups, cripple Reds

DAVAO City–The new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines has vowed to “finish the remaining terrorist groups, neutralize the communist insurgency threat, and support law enforcement agencies in efforts against lawless armed groups,” Lt. Gen. Reynaldo Guerrero said, “I intend to use the might of the ...

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