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Iligan studes stage indignation rally vs. Kidapawan Massacre

By Gerald Leigh C. Laquinon, Correspondent Around 30 students staged an indignation rally in Iligan City on Friday afternoon to decry the violent dispersal of the peasant barricade at the Kidapawan National Highway in North Cotabato earlier. The protest action spearheaded by Kabataan Party list and the chapter of the …

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16 fires hit Iligan city in March

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan bureau chief ILIGAN City–The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has counted 16 grassfires in the city last month. City fire marshal Senior Insp. Pedro Felicilda said the number of grassfires here significantly increased compared to the same month last year. There were 10 grassfires in the …

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That delay in the debate

Letter to the Editor ILIGAN City––More than an hour passed and the debate haven’t started yet. That was on Sunday, March 20. It was supposed to begin 5 pm. TV 5 anchors Cheryl Cosim, Prof. Dindo Manhit and two others had to explain to the millions of unseen viewers. “May …

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Police free Belmonte’s lawyer after posting bail

By NORA SORINO and SITA ASEQUIA of GSD-Iligan Bureau and NITZ ARANCON Correspondent ILIGAN City–Rep. Vicente Belmonte Jr.’s lawyer Rejoice Subejano, placed behind bars for contempt of court, was released from detention at a police station in Tubod here late last week. Subejano was released after he posted a P50-thousand …

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Loud lawyer cited for contempt surrenders

By NORA SORINO and SITA ASEQUIA of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–Rep. Vicente Belmonte Jr.’s lawyer Rejoice Subejano surrendered to authorities on Tuesday night after he was cited for contempt and ordered placed behind bars by a judge. Subejano gave himself up to the head of Police Station 4 at around …

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Judge cites Belmonte lawyer for contempt

By NORA SORINO and SITA ASEQUIA of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–A judge has cited a legal counsel of Iligan Rep. Vicente Belomonte Jr. for contempt of court, and ordered him arrested, a lawyer sympathetic to detained Mayor Celso Regencia claimed yesterday. Lawyer Vermin Quimco of the group “Call for Justice” …

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Alagar readies for Regencia; 2 teams to secure Misor jail

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent with NORA SORINO, SITA ASEQUIA and NENE LACHICA of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–As the standoff resulting from a court order to bring detained Mayor Celso Regencia outside the city persisted, Camp Alagar started mapping out plans to secure the Misamis Oriental prison facility in Cagayan de …

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Regencia’s lawyers slam order, file MR

By LITO RULONA, NITZ ARANCON and GENEVIEVE CANTOR Correspondents DETAINED Mayor Celso Regencia’s legal team has asked a regional court in Initao, Misamis Oriental, to reverse its order for the transfer of the local chief executive from a prison facility in Iligan to Cagayan de Oro. Leo Zaragoza, one of …

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Activists hit university exec, guards for alleged harassment during forum

By GERALD LEIGH LAQUINON Correspondent YOUTH activists on Thursday decried a school official and guards of Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) for alleged harassment and intimidation. Kabataan partylist and the Students Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights (Stand-IIT) alleged that the University’s acting director of student affairs, …

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