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Salcedo urges brgy officials to support waste segregation

“MAGTINABANGAY ta kung unsaon nato pag-implement ang balaod, ang city andam gyud motabang sa kada barangay.” This was stressed by Councilor Enrico Salcedo, chair of the City Council committee on environment and natural resources, as he called to all barangay officials for support and coordination for the installation and implementation …

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Cocpo chief vows to bring cops closer to communities

“HINDI po sa lahat ng panahon, ang pulis ang solusyon. With the support and collaboration (with) other agencies, we’ll be able to deliver and accomplish what is expected from us.” This was expressed by the newly-installed City Police Director of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office as he appeared, …

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Rodriguez sues officers, lawyer of NLTC

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Barangay Nazareth chairman Maximo Rodriguez III has filed two criminal cases before the City Prosecutor’s Office and contempt of court at the Municipal Trial Circuit Court-Branch 7 on Monday against officers and legal counsel of Nazareth Lawn Tennis Club (NLTC).   Charged before the City Prosecutor’s …

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Rights groups condemn closure of tribal schools

HUMAN rights advocates slammed the decision of the Department of Education-Davao Region to shut down 55 Lumad school upon the recommendation of Education Secretary Leonor Briones and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr based on unfounded allegations that these were seedbeds of insurgency. In an emailed statement yesterday, the Samahan …

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Military converts MILF camp to nature park

By Frank E. Dosdos Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — The Army’s 49th Infantry Battalion based in Butig, Lanao del Sur has converted a former Moro Islamic Liberation Front Camp into a nature park. In a guided tour last week, Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Edgar Allan Villanueva showed to members …

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Love woes may lead to mental health problems, suicide

Love problems are the leading cause of mental health problems and suicide, a mental health expert said over the weekend. Dr. Bernard Argamosa, a psychiatrist at the Department of Health-National Center for Mental Health. (Photo by Ma. Teresa Montemayor from PNA) In an interview at the Philippine News Agency’s “Pros …

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Rodriguez to tender counter proposal to Moreno

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Nazareth Barangay Chairman Maximo Rodriguez III will personally tender counter proposal to Mayor Oscar Moreno to continue the implementation of the P21 million Barangay Hall project of the Department of Public Works and Highways at the lawn tennis court area. A stockpile of lumber is …

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Goking: Probe alleged scam on senior citizens

“MY point is that P300 may not be big for everyone but for senior citizens, gidaginot pa gyud nila.”  This was stressed by Councilor George Goking, chairman of the City Council committee on trade and commerce, in his special report on yesterday’s regular session relative to another alleged scam, this …

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Balaba calls for support disability, rehab week

COUNCILOR Joyleen Mercedes Balaba, chair of the City Council committee on social services, is calling on the public to support the 41st Celebration of National Persons with Disabilities Prevention and Rehabilitation Week on July 17 to 23, this year. Balaba said there are several activities organized by the City Social …

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‘Let’s debate in public,’ ACT dares Briones

DAVAO City — The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) dared Secretary Leonor Briones to a debate about the salary increase. ACT said that teachers are ‘fed up’ with the education chief’s ‘distortion of facts, malicious innuendo and endless alibis to dissuade the clamour for substantial pay hike for teachers.’ “Sec. …

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