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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.

New caretaker takes seat in Ozamiz city

OZAMIZ City — Second Councilor Girlet Suansing is the new caretaker of Ozamiz City and third councilor Michael Tagal takes the vice mayor seat after the demise of Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr. and custody of Vice Mayor Princess Nova Parojinog Echaves in the Philippine National Police (PNP). Ozamiz City Mayor ...

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It’s about your rights, stupid

Bencyrus Ellorin BECAUSE the punishment for crime is harsh, there is a need to protect the right of the accused. In criminal cases, the accused is placed against the people. That is why criminal cases are labeled People of the Philippines vs. John Doe, Juan Tambal, et al. This is ...

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Let it be as perennial war

By Mucha-Shim Lahaman Quiling Mindanews BONGAO, Tawi-tawi–Identity cards. Checkpoints. Bombing and shelling. Warrantless arrest and detention of jamaa tableegh who could have spared themselves had they shaved fast enough. Two of such religious missionaries claiming to be Sabahan and bearing fake IDS were detained in Zamboanga City but no human ...

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A curse or a blessing

Arnold Garbanzos ILIGAN City–The stand of God/Allah as far as His declaration to Abraham/Ibrahim is concerned is unilateral — meaning, we must first fulfill the condition He has set forth, then the consequences will follow. The consequences will largely depend on the initiator of the action or decision. The consequences ...

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Probe customs officials, too

Batas Mauricio SO, are we being led to forget that some P6 billion worth of shabu–whose sale, distribution, and use among Filipinos in every nook and cranny of the Philippines catapulted a mere city mayor to the presidency of the country in 2016–actually was allowed to be shipped out of ...

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‘Raid witnessed by newsmen, officials’

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA Correspondents CAMP Alagar yesterday claimed police officers who shot and killed Ozamiz Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr., his wife and about a dozen others Ozamiz City on Sunday have witnesses to support their assertion that the shooting deaths were not a result of a rubout. ...

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Military may end crisis in two months: Lorenzana

THE military is working to put an end to the Marawi crisis in two months, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said here over the weekend. Lorenzana was reluctant in giving a specific timetable but he said the military is working to end the crisis in 60 days. “It’s difficult to say ...

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Technology for democracy

Ike Señeres IN the old days, there was no need for technology in order to practice democracy, because all that was needed then was a show of hands, and that was it. Another variation is for voters to stand to express their vote, which was in a way very symbolic, ...

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Smoking ban? Try the sidewalk

Gregorio Miguel Pallugna BEFORE anything else, let me emphasize that a Philippine President has absolutely no power to create laws, much less penal statutes such as a decree criminalizing smoking. The Philippine Constitution vests the power to create laws upon the Congress alone, and the president merely signs his approval ...

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