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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.

Pulong wanted to quit in May over shabu row: Sara

DAVAO City–Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte already wanted to resign from his post out of “delicadeza” after he was implicated in the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling in May this year, his sister and Mayor Sara Duterte said on Wednesday. The vice mayor, who announced his resignation on Christmas Day, and his brother-in-law …

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Over 500 thousand affected by ‘Vinta’

THE number of people affected by tropical storm “Vinta” has climbed to over half a million, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council said. The Council’s executive director, Ricardo Jalad, said 117,528 or 550,805 persons living in 1,019 barangays in Caraga, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Regions 7, 9, 10, …

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Sara: Pulong on leave till dad accepts resignation

DAVAO Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte would remain on leave until President Duterte approves his resignation, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said. The mayor, who was present during the city council special session on Monday, admitted the family, including President Duterte, was aware of the vice mayor’s decision to resign. Duterte-Carpio said it …

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Pagasa frowns over January super typhoon scare

THE Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has frowned over talk that a super typhoon would likely hit the country in January 2018. Esperanza Cayanan, chief of Pagasa’s weather division, said there is no scientific basis to predict that a super typhoon is coming. “There were rumours circulating in …

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Zero death and flood science

Bencyrus Ellorin FLOODS are natural occurrences. Like other calamities, it is a natural hazard,  beyond human control which is also referred in legal contracts as “act of God.” Human activities however either aggravate or mitigate the impact of natural calamities. The Dec. 22 severe tropical storm Vinta-induced flood points to …

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Destroying Boracay

Ric Maulion WHEN was your last visit of Boracay? Given its alluring charm, this paradise should be included in your Bucket List. Not going there even once in a lifetime could be a mistake you should not afford to commit. Huwag maging dayuhan sa sariling bayan. You should because Cebu …

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Vinta and doing one step at a time

Elin Anisha Guro MELBOURNE — Seeing the destruction of many parts of Lanao del Sur brought about by the tropical cyclone Vinta is heartending. We grew up never preparing for typhoons because it never happened to us in Lanao del Sur until Sendong in 2011. As far as I can …

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