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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.

COWD: No info about Rio’s water source

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE Cagayan de Oro Water District yesterday said it was unaware about where exactly its former bulk water supplier sourced its water, pointing out that it was a matter outside its terminated decade-old contract with the company. Engr. Rachel Beja, COWD general manager, explained this after …

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Iligan police now on alert over alleged terror plot

By NORA SORIÑO Correspondent ILIGAN City — Police here went on alert although its chief downplayed an alleged a new terrorism plot here and Cotabato City. Iligan police director Senior Supt. Leony Roy Ga yesterday said the threat “is not new.” Ga said  Iligan has been under threat since the …

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DILG to sue brgy execs with inactive drug councils

THE Department of Interior and Local Government warned it would suspend and sue before the Ombudsman barangay officials who have not activated their Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (Badacs) for “dereliction of duty” despite appeals by the agency last year to activate the body to address the drug problem. DILG Assistant …

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Soldiers, NPA rebels clash anew, displace 180 families

By Erwin Mascariñas Correspondent LANUZA, Surigao del Sur – Some 180 families from two hinterland indigenous people’s communities were displaced after a clash between alleged New People’s Army rebels and soldiers broke out near the villages. Data from the Municipal Social Welfare and Development showed 125 families or 570 individuals …

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Said two-wheelers

Rhona Canoy SO… My jaguar got hit by a young boy on a speeding motorcycle last week. I don’t know, but my guards seem to be on a bad luck roll lately. However, I’m not rambling about my guards this week. Actually, it’s been on my mind for a while …

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DDS on a national scale

Jude Josue Sabio BASED on the personal knowledge of Matobato and Lascanas, President Duterte is the mastermind of the Davao Death Squad which he created in Davao when he was mayor. It started with the “Lambada Boys” in 1988 when he first became mayor and later was known as the …

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Your attention… please!

Nora Soriño ILIGAN City – A priest, after delivering a long sermon to the faithful, called the sacristan. “Do the collection,” he told the boy. “‘But Father, we have already done the collection,” the boy protested. “This time collect for their lodging,” the priest said. The long sermon all but …

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Elites should lead the charge vs corruption

Manny Valdehuesa CORRUPTION remains the scourge of our society. It is largely caused by mass poverty and impunity. Battling them should be at the top of the agenda of civil society and the professionals in every community—where the cycle of corruption begins. To break the cycle, one must intervene at …

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No dictatorship lasts forever

Ric Maulion HAVING dipped his finger into the history of infamy of dictators by painting the entire archipelago red, President Duterte’s fate would likely be determined by the International Criminal Court. He now stands not far from officially becoming the ruthless butcher of Asia because he has been carving a …

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Poverty reduction vs alleviation

Ike Señeres I DO not mind changing my mind for a good reason, especially if it is for the good of the nation. I am talking about changing my mind about how I define poverty alleviation in relation to poverty reduction. If you can read back to my old columns, …

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