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Salugpongan leader slams red-tagging

Bontolan DAVAO City — The Salugpongan Council denied that it has links with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA). The Salugpongan Ta ‘tanu Igkanugon Council, as recognized by the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP), is composed of tribal leaders ...

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City council declares all committees vacant

By Nora SoriñoIligan City Bureau Chief .  ILIGAN City — In a regular session of the Sangguniang Panlungsod early this week, the members agreed to declare “all committees vacant.” This was after Councilor Noli Pardillo moved to declare all committees vacant of which his colleagues readily agreed. However, it was ...

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Iligan hosts info confab today

ILIGAN City — More than a hundred representatives from different stakeholders in Iligan City are expected to gather today for the 1st Information Volunteers’ Network (IVN) Conference to be spearheaded by the Philippine Information Agency. The event is expected to be attended by Barangay Information Officers, Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan ...

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Lower age limit for juvenile children oppossed

DAVAO City — The City Social Services and Development Office opposed to Senate President Vicente Sotto III’s proposed amendment of the Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 that is to lower the age of children’s criminal liability. Marilyn Agonia of CSSDO in an interview ...

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Maigo mayor leads BOL campaign

By Francisco E. Dosdos, Jr.Correspondent .  ILIGAN City — Maigo, Mayor Rafael Rizalda led groups in Lanao del Norte in campaign for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in the province of Lanao del Norte. In a chance interview in Maigo town, Rizalda said he respects the right ...

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Dahino urges women to have positive outlook in life

COUNCILOR Edna Dahino, chair of City Council committee on women and family relations, encouraged women to always have a positive outlook in life. This after the councilor met with the focused group of women fromresettlement areas and women in especially difficult circumstances during aconsultative meeting held recently. Councilor Edna M. ...

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Rights group slams gov’t ‘sweeping crackdown’

DAVAO City — Around 700 community leaders and activists are now slapped with trumped-up charges, an “indicative of a sweeping crackdown on political dissenters,” according to human rights group Barug Katungod Mindanao. Bishop Antonio Ablon, convenor of Barug Katungod Mindanao said the Department of Justice is either “guilty of injustice, ...

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Butuan skimboarding winds up with final tilt for the year

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — The skimboarding community here gained grounds in the sport as they end their year with a competition in the hopes to push for better competitive spirit among emerging young talents. With 20 participants from different parts of the city, the competition ...

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Notorious molester guard falls

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . A security guard, who has been the subject of complaints from several women including minors for squeezing their private parts, has been finally arrested Tuesday morning. Chief Insp. Evan Viñas, Puerto police precinct commander, identified the suspect as Jovelito Lapi, 29, a resident of ...

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