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Alcantar optimistic on judicial complex plan

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent . IT’S been four years since a fire destroyed the Hall of Justice on Hayes Street but until now, the promise of building a judicial complex that would house all the courts and prosecution offices here remains to be an idea. Newly elected officers of the ...

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Ocon blasts La Viña: Look who’s talking

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . REELECTIONIST Councilor Zaldy Ocon went public with a 2014 complaint for estafa against mayoral candidate Jose Gabriel La Viña, and an exposé of an alleged attempt to overprice “media placement” packages when he was a commissioner of the Social Security System (SSS). Ocon dropped the ...

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Oro archdiocese to get rid of fees for church services

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . THE Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental will soon get rid of “fixed donations” for the different services of the church like funeral masses and baptism. Archdiocese vicar general Msgr. Rey Monsanto said the church wants to put a lid on ...

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Ledesma: Seek God’s guidance in choosing candidates

A ROMAN Catholic Church leader has reminded the Filipino electorate of the criteria in choosing their political leaders and how to make a wise decision ahead of the midterm elections on May 13. Before heading out to cast their ballots next month, Archbishop Antonio Ledesma said voters, most especially the ...

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WITH A BANG

Candidates of the PDP-Laban in the city walk with their supporters behind them from the St. Augustine Cathedral to Divisoria for their rally on Saturday. From left are councilor Yan Lam Lim, Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy, Rep. Rolando Uy, Mayor Oscar Moreno, former councilor Edgar Cabanlas and Councilor Romeo ...

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CAMPAIGN

Mayor Oscar Moreno addresses the crowd while his partymates listen during PDP-Laban’s rally in Divisoria, on the second day of campaign for local candidates, on Saturday. (photo by Joey Nacalaban) Read the Latest News and Updates in Mindanao

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NBI sues 2 Chinese for child trafficking

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . THE National Bureau of Investigation yesterday pressed charges against two Chinese men who were arrested for alleged child trafficking at Marco Hotel in Cugman on Sunday. This came even as Regulatory and Complaints Board chairman Jose Edgardo Uy said he would recommend that the hotel ...

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Marawi folk battle vs poverty, neglect

‘Where are the billions of pesos in rehab funds?’ . NEARLY two years since the Marawi siege, tens of thousands of residents continue to engage in a battle but this time, due to poverty and neglect. A motor cab plies a street of empty, destroyed buildings in Sector 1, Barangay ...

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Camp Alagar registers no poll-related violence in Region 10

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . NORTHERN Mindanao registered no election-related violence on Friday, first day of the over 40-day campaign period for local candidates, Camp Alagar said over the weekend. Brig. Gen. Timoteo Pacleb, police director for Region 10, revealed this even as he announced that Camp Alagar would continue ...

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