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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.

Bishop seeks probe into storm’s impact

By Erwin Mascariñas Correspondent MADRID, Surigao del Sur – The bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Tandag has called for an investigation into mining operations which he blamed for the damages caused by floods and mudslides in the towns of Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen and Lanuza when tropical storm …

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Drive vs smoke belching cripples jeepney operations

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent A GOVERNMENT campaign to strengthen the implementation of the Clean Air Act here crippled public jeepney operations here and in some parts of Misamis Oriental yesterday. Many jeepney drivers opted to keep off the roads for fear of apprehension. The result: many commuters waited longer for …

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DSWD bookkeeper shoots self with pistol

By SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondent A DEPARTMENT of Social Welfare and Development worker allegedly shot himself to the head in his house in Bulua on Monday. Authorities identified the alleged suicide as Marc Leo Bantilan, 35, of Galaxy St., Terry Hills Subdivision in Bulua. Bantilan alleged took a caliber .45 …

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PCC exec to meet with water district, Metropac accusers today

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE Philippine Competition Commission has asked councilors Teodulfo Lao Jr., Enrico Salcedo and Reuben Daba to meet with an official from its enforcement office  today in connection with their complaint against the Cagayan de Oro Water District and the Manny V. Pangilinan-controlled Metro Pacific Water Investments …

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Will Emano’s magic still work?

Bencyrus Ellorin MAGICIANS are masters of sleight-of-hand tricks. They develop fine and quick motor skills to make their tricks believable. The objective is to make the audience believe in what they see or what their eyes perceive. This is also known as the mastery of deception. Not only is sleight …

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Thinking Chinese

Mags Maglana DAVAO City — We celebrate two New Years in our household — on Jan. 1 and the Lunar New Year. Our Lunar New Year celebration is more elaborate. I thought it was because of the strong Buddhist beliefs of my partner. But from her perspective, we do so …

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On electricity rates

Egay Uy THE methodology in coming out with the electric rates of distribution utilities was modified when the electric power industry was restructured by the Electric Power Industry Reform Act in 2001. What used to be the return-onate base (Rorb) methodology, under which the electric distribution utilities (DUs) were guaranteed …

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Beyond the reveal

Netnet Camomot QUINCY Jones revealed through an interview with New York Magazine that Marlon Brando would “f**k anything. Anything! He’d f**k a mailbox. James Baldwin. Richard Pryor. Marvin Gaye.” And this has been confirmed by Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, who said, “It was the 70s! Drugs were still good, …

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In the aftermath of fire, NBI discourages online applications

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — The National Bureau of Invesigation here has discouraged online applications in the aftermath of a fire last week that burned down part of its office, here. Lawyer Jam Dimaporo, chief of Iligan City District said services to its clients have …

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Nat’l Steel Corp up for bidding this year: exec

By Nora Sorino Iligan city bureau chief Iligan City information officer Jun Lino Bacus, yesterday said the National Steel Corporation is for bidding this year. Bacus said that per estimates of the NSC technical working group, it can fetch as high as P26 Billion for said plant but maybe, P18 …

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