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Pa denies links to drugs, cries like a baby

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent ONE of five suspects arrested during a Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Tagoloan town, Misamis Oriental on Tuesday broke out in tears as he claimed innocence. The suspect, Robert Bitco, said he was wrongly arrested by narcotics agents, claiming that he was merely at the ...

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Ex-governor seeks probe into municipal hall project mess

By LITO RULONA Correspondent A FORMER governor yesterday called for an investigation into his hometown’s controversial town hall construction project that has been marred by delays. Former governor Antonio Calingin asked Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano, Rep. Juliette Uy of the province’s 2nd District, the Commission on Audit (COA), ...

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Bambi leads activity to remember crash today

MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano would lead the 17th commemoration rites at the site of the ill-fated Cebu Pacific Flight 387 at Mt. Sumagaya, Aposkahoy in Claveria town today. The commemoration would include a religious service and other activities that would feature the tourism potentials of the area. Considered ...

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Capitol files raps vs two suspects in cadaver scam

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE capitol pressed charges against suspected members of a crime group that has allegedly used unclaimed cadavers to seek government aid, and organize wakes in order to collect “tongs” from gamblers before selling the corpses. Elizabeth Libona, head of the Miscorcares health program of the capitol, ...

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Gov Emano launches ‘Itikan sa Kalamboan’

MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Bambi Emano launches a new livelihood project intended to augment the earning capacity of families in the province. Called “Itikan Sa Kalamboan” the project aims to work with peoples’ organizations and cooperatives in the province by initially providing these groups with 100 heads of ducks, 15 bags ...

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Promoting competitiveness of young Filipino engineers

VILLANUEVA, Misamis Oriental – Energy-firm Steag State Power Inc. (SPI) welcomes the 6th batch of young professional engineers to its annual Cadet Engineer Training (CET) Program. Nineteen (19) trainees from different engineering fields were admitted to the program after passing SPI’s competitive screening process. Since launch of the program in ...

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