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Regencia on leave, to return next year

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent Iligan City — Mayor Celso Regencia is on leave of absence which extends up to January 2020. Department of Interior and Local Government City Director  Edward Bagwani yesterday told media that he himself has personal knowledge of the matter …

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Iligan evening fire injures two, scores evacuated

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent Iligan City — A fire earlier this week has injured two persons even as scores have been evacuated in its wake. SF01 Richard Cartin, officer-in-charge of the Investigation and Intelligence Section of the Iligan City fire station, said in an …

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Mindanao SUC Games a training ground for world-class athletes

By Jigger J. Jerusalem Correspondent MAMBAJAO, Camiguin — The athletic competitions organized by a group of state universities and colleges in Mindanao has become the training ground for a number of athletes who have competed in local and international sports competitions, a public school official said. MR. AND MS. MASTS. …

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Mayor ‘stressed’ on summons on waste mgt issues

By Nora SoriñoIligan City Bureau Chiefand Sita AsequiaCorrespondent Iligan City — Jose Pantoja, City Information Officer told media in an interview last Friday that Cty Mayor Celso Regencia was in Manila as he was summoned by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources regarding the issues and concerns of the …

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Dengue cases in Iligan city now reach 2,055

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan City — Cases of dengue in this city have now reached 2,055. Douglas Garcia, spokesman of the City Health Office here yesterday said the record is for the period of Jan. 1 to Nov. 22, this year. There is also a …

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Minda SUCs hold sports meet in Camiguin ahead of Sea Games

By Jigger J. Jerusalem Correspondent . MAMBAJAO, Camiguin — As the country prepares itself for the Southeast Asian Games, athletes from the state universities and colleges (SUCs) in Mindanao have converged here to compete in the 30th Mindanao Association of State Tertiary Schools (Masts) Friendship Games from Nov. 24 to …

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US Embassy launches new program to battle extremism in Cotabato

Deputy Chief of Mission John Law traveled to Cotabato recently to launch a new Countering Violent Extremism partnership with local government units and civil society.  He also met with Barmm officials to discuss US support for the Bangsamoro Transitional Authority, totaling nearly P1 billion. FOREIGN AID. US Embassy Deputy Chief …

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#FIGHTFOR58

#FIGHTFOR58. Members of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and Cagayan de Oro Press Club light candles at the Press Freedom Monument to commemorate the 10th year anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre on Saturday. Photo by Cong B. Corrales. Read the Latest News and Updates in Mindanao

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Misor board to table 2020 budget next week

By Shiela Mae Butlig Correspondent Misamis Oriental’s annual budget ordinance for 2020 has been calendared for approval for the second reading in Sangguniang Panlalawigan next week. However, Board Member Wayne Militante objected during this week’s session saying that the ordinance should immediately approved for second reading. Vice Gov. Jeremy Jonahmar …

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