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It’s an old order, not new

Letter to the Editor WE are shocked with the seeming “news,” written by your reporter Lito Rulona entitled “Court trashes San Miguel folk petition”—as if that story just came out recently or yesterday. Mr. Roluna was referring to or quoting, erroneously at that, an Order issued by Judge Jeoffre W. ...

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Waste of money

Ben Contreras WASTING public funds may not be a crime but the dishonesty that goes with it is. Toward the end of his term, Misamis Oriental Gov. Antonio “Bobong” Calingin painted the capitol building green. Unfortunately, he lost to Oscar Moreno. Soon after taking over, Moreno repainted the capitol building ...

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On Iligan’s water woes (1)

Arnold Garbanzos ILIGAN City–The city needs to raise at least P1 billion to solve its current water problems. This is on top of the P400-million+ loan that the city made from the WB and the LBP during the term of the previous administration. The P400-million+ loan was made in order ...

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Put Cagayan de Oro to rest

Egay Uy I THANK somebody who must have been following my column intently to find matters to respond to or base his story from. At least, there is that one intent and avid reader. And that makes my day. But saying that to feed on Arlene’s innocence or vulnerability is ...

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It ends

Gail Ilagan DAVAO City–Eager to escape the nightmare of travel and security restrictions for the holding of the Apec summit at the Philippine capital, my mother-in-law left early for Europe, my wandering boots in tow. On her way out she texted to remind me that she won’t be around for ...

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Of tenses and justice

Herbie Gomez LET me get this straight: the reason why Vice Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas swore in as mayor, and Councilor Lourdes Darimbang as vice mayor, was because Mayor Oscar Moreno’s counter-affidavit went missing in the Office of the Ombudsman, and because three associate justices of the Court of Appeals ...

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Wit and wisdom

Butch Bagabuyo “Many persons might have attained wisdom had they not assumed they already had possessed it. – Seneca “Wit is the salt of Conversation, not the food.” “ALDUB Nation,” the latest world sensation is, to my uncomplicated mind, the perfect combination of the words: wit and wisdom. As we all ...

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To the men and women of RTA

Egay Uy WHAT is happening to the city’s political arena is beyond us to control. However, the mandate of the office of the Roads and Traffic Administration should not only be our concern but also of those who occupy the seat of power in City Hall, regardless of political color. ...

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Just in case

Netnet Camomot “I’M so excited / And I just can’t hide it.” That’s how the violet vice mayor must have felt while morphing into city mayor on Thursday night. But the excitement went pfft after less than a day when the yellow city mayor was reinstated on Friday afternoon. On ...

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Tale of two Arlenes

Ben ­­­Contreras THIS is a tale of two Arlenes. One could be a product of one’s imagination or if true, being kept in the dark. She allegedly shed tears not knowing what the other side of midnight really is. To feed on their innocence or vulnerability is deception. The other ...

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