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Comelec declares M’nao poll hotspot

ILIGAN City – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday declared the entire Mindanao as “Category Red Election Hotspot” in the run-up to the mid-term elections in May. The Comelec said it placed  “Mindanao Island Group,” Jones town in Isabela; Lope de Vega town in Northern Samar; and the entire ...

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Housing czar breaks into tears during dialogue in Marawi City

MARAWI City – Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council chairman Eduardo del Rosario broke down after a resident challenged him to resign unless families displaced as a result of the 2017 “Marawi Siege” return to their villages by September. IN TEARS. Task Force Bangon Marawi chairman Eduardo del Rosario breaks ...

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Trade committee calls for ‘war on money scams’

By NITZ ARANCON,Correspondent THE city council’s trade and commerce committee yesterday called on President Duterte to declare a “war on money scams,” and on Mayor Oscar Moreno to create a task force that would go after those behind fraudulent investment schemes in the city. The committee’s chairman, Councilor George Goking, ...

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Court slaps congressman three-month suspension

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS,Correspondent BUTUAN City — The anti-graft court has slapped Surigao del Sur 1st District Rep. Prospero Pichay with a 90-day suspension order for graft and bank violation charges. The five-page resolution, dated March 1, was penned by Sandiganbayan Fourth Division Associate Justice Reynaldo Cruz with the concurrence of ...

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PUBLIC DISPLAY

Soldiers in full battle gear show their weapons during a public display and “peace concert” at the event center of Centrio mall here yesterday. The activity, organized by the 4th Infantry Division in celebration of the Philippine Army’s 122nd anniversary. (photo by Joey Nacalaban) Read the Latest News and Updates ...

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Dads frown as fuel prices go up anew

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . COUNCILORS frowned over yesterday’s round of fuel-price increases even as motorists complained about the pump prices that shot up for the 6th straight week yesterday. The chairman of the city council’s committee on trade and industry, Councilor George Goking, called for a committee meeting today. ...

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Solon says Verde Soko execs nowhere to be found

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan Bureau chief and FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent . ILIGAN Rep. Frederick Siao on Monday said executives of VNS Verde Soko Philippines Industrial Corp. could no longer be located. “They are neither in Misamis Oriental nor in South Korea,” said Siao, the congressman who first brought to ...

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Iligan mayor to file case vs woman over FB narco-list

By Nora Sorino and Sita Asequia of GSD-Iligan Bureau . ILIGAN City–Mayor Celso Regencia yesterday threatened to sue a woman whom he accused of being behind a “narco list” spread on Facebook that ranked him as No. 42. Regencia identified the woman as one Thelma Navarro Torralba even as he ...

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1 slain, eight others caught in drug busts

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . AUTHORITIES shot and killed a suspected illegal drug pusher while a couple and six other were arrested in separate buy-and-bust operations in the city on since Sunday. Officials identified the dead as Brian Dabo-dabo, 30, of Barangay Consolacion, and the arrested couple as Ernesto Yaquit, ...

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