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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.

Goodbye, Butuan; hello, world!

Churchill Aguilar . LET me flex my muscles once again as I make a comeback to writing and again share my take both on local issues and national concerns especially in these trying times. You see, I was out of the loop for awhile, nine months to be exact, when …

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Participatory governance and citizen relations

Ike Señeres . YOU can just call it a figure of speech or a play of words, but for all intents and purposes, a citizen is also a customer, also a taxpayer and also a voter. Every way, every which way, in whatever role capacity he or she invokes or …

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Who says we are ready to go federal?

Manny Valdehuesa . A FEDERAL system presupposes the existence of regions or provinces that demonstrate a) that they are capable of, or already practice, a modicum of autonomy or self-government, b) that they desire to enter into an agreement with other regions to form a national government that shall oversee …

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Gloating is never right

Fr. Roy Cimagala . TO gloat is “contemplate or dwell on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure.” It’s never a good thing to do, yet nowadays many people often fall precisely into that. They flaunt their achievements, they strut their stuff, they even show off …

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Myles’ mother receives death threat

JOURNALIST Grace Albasin, a former National Union of Journalists of the Philippines director, has received death threats over social media stemming from the arrest of her daughter, youth activist Myles Albasin, and five companions who the military has accused of being communist rebels. Grace, now the Bukdinon correspondent of the …

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Cocpo seizes P1-m marijuana

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . OPERATIVES of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office here seized cannabis plants worth almost a million pesos in two separate sting operations Saturday. Senior Insp. Maricris Mulat, head, City Drug Enforcement Unit, identified the suspects as Francisco Neri, 39, residing at sitio Biasong, …

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Beja had 2 options: Resign or get fired

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief and NITZ ARANCON Correspondent   DISMISSED Cagayan de Oro Water District general manager Rachel Beja had the option to resign by May 31 before the utility’s board of directors unanimously decided to give her walking papers. “She asked if she can just resign effective …

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