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Cannibal beheads woman, eats head

By EDWIN IYO and JIGGER JERUSALEM with NITZ ARANCON, Correspondents TALISAYAN, Misamis Oriental — He took her head because there was no food at home. Lloyd Bagtong, a real-life “Hannibal Lecter” from Talisayan, Misamis Oriental, said this casually behind bars, hours after he beheaded a woman the police are still …

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Six of 10 HIV cases via sex among men, says expert

By URIEL C. QUILINGUING Contributing Editor INFECTION of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which may advance to full-blown acquired immune deficiency syndrome (Aids), is most common among men having sex with men and this accounts for 63 percent of the 1,111 newly-diagnosed HIV cases in July this year for the …

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Suspect in beheading caught

A woman’s body, beheaded, sprawls on the ground in Punta Santiago in Talisayan, Misamis Oriental. The body was found past 5 am today. (Police photo) SUSPECT. Police present to reporters the suspect in the decapitation of a woman early this morning. Authorities identified the suspect as mentally-ill Loyd Bagtong, 21, …

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BEHEADED

BEHEADED. A woman’s body, beheaded, sprawls on the ground in Punta Santiago in Talisayan, Misamis Oriental. The body was found at 5:50 am today. (police photo) Read the Latest News and Updates in Mindanao

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Get Elipe siblings, Anduyan orders

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . POLICE director for Northern Mindanao Rolando Anduyan ordered law enforcers in Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental to arrest former councilor President Elipe and his sister Pristine Quizon. Brig. Gen. Anduyan immediately issued the directive to Cagayan de Oro City Police Office director Col. Henry …

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Lawmen arrest 11 people with P48m worth of fossilized clams

By JIGGER J. JERUSALEM Correspondent . POLICE caught 11 people for transporting nearly P50 million worth of fossilized giant clams or “taklobo” in Barangay Lumbia here Tuesday dawn. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources director for Region 10 Allan Poquita (left) points to a mound of fossilized giant clams placed …

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2 local govts commit to join campaign against plastic

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondent . THE local governments of San Isidro in Davao Oriental and Samal in Davao del Norte are the first in Mindanao to  a declaration of intent towards the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature’s Plastic Smart Cities Project. A sanitary landfill in the Island Garden City …

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City hall forms board to upgrade Oro cemetery

MAYOR Oscar Moreno has issued Executive Order 195 that created the City Cemetery and Memorial Park Board to ensure the maintenance of order and compliance to environmental sanitation standards at the Bolonsori public cemetery. The Board headed by Engr. Almarco Brito with Councilor Edgar Cabanlas as vice chairman conducted a …

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