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Oro council condemns attack on 2 policemen

THE city council has adopted a resolution condemning in the strongest possible terms the shooting of two policemen in Barangay Sumpong, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, on Monday. The police officers were on a night patrol in Barangay Sumpong, Monday evening, when a group of armed men allegedly attacked them. The resolution ...

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XU decries red-tagging of faculty, immersion program

Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan strongly denounces a piece of circulating fake news linking a number of its school personalities and an immersion program to the communist rebels and terrorists. “We vehemently condemn this malicious, slanderous, and groundless red-tagging against some XU personalities and one of our well-established immersion ...

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Weak El Niño: Water sources drying up

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA Correspondents . WEATHER specialists at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) in Misamis Oriental said a “weak” El Niño has started to affect the country and its effects would be felt until the middle of the year. But this early, water ...

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Elipe denies being brains behind Pelaez power clip

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . MISAMIS Oriental provincial board member President Elipe on Wednesday denied being the brains behind the local legislature’s move to strip Vice Gov. Jose Mari Pelaez of his authority to augment funds. Elipe also denied that the author of the resolution that clipped Pelaez’s powers, provincial ...

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Cops shoot, kill rob suspect

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . POLICE shot and killed a 60-year-old man who allegedly robbed a couple along the coastal road in Lapasan on Wednesday. Like others killed by law enforcers before him, the suspect had suspected shabu, a caliber .38 revolver, and fought back — that is, according to ...

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Investigators identify man found dead in Balulang

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . THE man whose body was found dumped in Barangay Balulang on Tuesday has been identified by the police. SPO1 Jason Landar of the Carmen police said the victim was identified by his relatives as 40-year-old Rando Jaguingan a.k.a. Ando of Phase 1, Singapore in Balulang. ...

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‘Blocktimer’ to stay behind bars even if he posts bailbond

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . Former radio blocktimer Siegfried Padua contemplates behind bars at the Macasandig police precinct following his arrest in connection with a cyber libel case resulting from his posts on Facebook against a public school principal. (photo by Nitz Arancon) FORMER radio blocktimer Siegfried  Padua would end ...

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Ombud throws out Oca’s Ajinomoto case

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Office of the Ombudsman has reversed its 2016 resolution that found Mayor Oscar Moreno liable for graft in connection with a tax settlement agreement between city hall and Ajinomoto Philippines Corp. in 2014. In its latest decision, the ombudsman’s office dismissed the case that ...

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Cold-blooded murder, says Pacleb of NPA attack on 2 cops

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . CAMP Alagar has decried the attack staged by at least four communist rebels that resulted in the killing of a police officer and wounding of another in Malaybalay, Bukidnon, on Monday night. It was “cold-blooded murder,” said police director for northern Mindanao Chief Supt. Timoteo ...

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