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Lawyer twits ‘dismissal’ of illegal recruitment case

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent THE Legal counsel of the 13 workers who asked for immediate repatriation has accused officials of the Philippine School of Science and Technology (PSST) as responsible for his clients’ alleged illegal recruitment and human trafficking in Malaysia. Lawyer James Judith told reporters during the press conference ...

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Emano welcomes new PNP 10 chief

Misamis Oriental Gov. Bambi Emano welcomes new regional director of Philippine National Police Region 10, Police Chief Supt. Jose L. Gentiles  who took over the regional command from Police Chief Supt. Lyndel Desquitado in ceremonies held yesterday at Cmp Alagar. “It  is my pleasure to welcome Chief Supt. Gerntiles and ...

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Forest fires near the city’s watershed area ‘contained’

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The forest fires that hit Mt. Nakalo in Barangay Sil-ipon, Libona; Sitio Kibenton in Brgy Impasug-ong; and Sitio Sanggaya in Brgy Dalwangan, Malaybalay have been contained after aerial inspection conducted over the weekend. In a report posted by the Office of Civil Defense 10, Regional Director ...

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Comelec reminds bets not to ignore Soce deadline

By Lito Rulona The regional office of the Commission on Election (Comelec 10) reminded all local candidates to start submitting their Statement of Contribution and Expenditures (Soce) before the deadline. Comelec 10 regional director Atty. Wilfred Jay Balisado said local candidates are given 30-days after the day of the election ...

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Church leaders lead rally, seek justice for Kidapawan Massacre

By GERALD LEIGH LAQUINON and Genevieve G. Cantor, Correspondents Religious groups and local residents staged a candle-lighting rally here on Wednesday afternoon, five days after the bloody dispersal of farmer-protesters in Kidapawan City. Headed by Iglesia Filipina Independiente and other sectoral groups, the rally condemned the human rights violation perpetrated ...

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Congressional bets meet for peace forum today

By Cong B. Corrales, Associate Editor HOW THE continuing quest for peace in the island vis-à-vis the legislative agenda of congressional wannabes would be the focal discussion point of the media forum among peace advocates and the candidates running for a seat in the House of Representatives, here, on Tuesday. ...

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