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Ledesma bares criteria in choosing bets for May polls

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . CAGAYAN de Oro Archbishop Antonio Ledesma, SJ has shared to voters his criteria in choosing candidates in the mid-term elections this May 13. Dubbed as “5C,” Ledesma bared the criteria in a forum led by the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro at Lourdes College Auditorium, ...

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Nephew surrenders after hacking uncle to death

By Edwin Iyo Correspondent . Gingoog City — A 46-year-old man surrendered to authorities after hacking his uncle to death at around 3:20 pm Monday at purok 2B in the hinterland barangay of Malibud, this city. Police Lt. Col. Elias D. Hampac, Gingoog Chief of Police, identified the suspect as ...

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Help in transformation of combatants

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . PARANG, Maguindanao — Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez, Jr. urged top police officials of the newly-established Bangsamoro autonomous region to help create a more conducive environment for the smooth implementation of the normalization track of the Bangsamoro peace agreement. This track, ...

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Lumad, farmers unite to defend Pantaron Range

DAVAO City — Lumad groups and environmental advocates expressed opposition to the looming mining and logging interests in the mineral-rich Pantaron Range, as well as the attacks against environmental defenders, as they staged a protest action in Davao City during the Earth Day commemoration on Monday. The Pantaron range, which ...

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60,000 people swarm Butuan beach on Easter Sunday

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — Authorities had their hands full when an estimated 60,000 people swarmed the beach here Sunday morning to celebrate the Christian commemoration of Easter. “Right now, we have our hands full even if we have around 50 police personnel deployed all over ...

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Barmm distributes dignity kits to lactating, pregnant women

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Cotabato City — To meet women’s immediate hygiene needs, improve their mobility and protection, about 957 dignity kits will be distributed to lactating mothers and pregnant women who have been displaced by the recent armed conflict in Maguindanao. Through the Ministries ...

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Amai Pakpak hospital launches blood drive

By Richel V. Umel Correspondent . ILIGAN City — The Amai Pakpak Medical Center blood donation drive generated some 65,250cc from 145 blood donors from civilians and military who donated blood on Sunday at Robinsons Iligan. Dr. Shalimar Sani Rakiin, chief of hospital of APMC based in Marawi City said ...

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