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Army blames false info on Claveria clash on guerrillas

By JIGGER J. JERUSALEM and SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondents . THE military yesterday brushed off claims that a section of a diversion road linking Claveria and Gingoog in Misamis Oriental has become impassable due to fierce clashes between government and communist rebel forces yesterday. “There was no encounter near the …

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TURBIDITY

Murky water gushes forth from a faucet in a house in Barangay Iponan yesterday. Many water consumers ranted over the poor quality of tap water experienced since Thursday night. (photo by Joey Nacalaban) Read the Latest News and Updates in Mindanao

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CSC upholds decision to fire COWD’s Beja

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) dismissed a petition that questioned a 2018 move to boot out Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) general manager Rachel Beja. In a May 20, 2019 decision, the CSC declared as valid the order of the COWD board to terminate …

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Lawyer suspended for sexual harassment also taught at Liceo

By JIGGER J. JERUSALEM and LITO RULONA Correspondents . THE former Xavier University law professor who was ordered suspended by the Supreme Court for sexual harassment in April was barred from teaching law in the Jesuit-run institution 17 years ago. Yet lawyer Cresencio Co-Untian Jr. proceeded to teach in another …

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Two gunmen shoot, kill broadcaster in Kidapawan

GUNMEN shot dead an anchor of a radio station in Kidapawan City on Wednesday night. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) said Eduardo “Ed” Dizon of 97.5 Brigada News FM was driving home to Tejada Subdivision in Makilala town after hosting his “Tira Brigada” program when two …

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Former Misor dad gets life sentence

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . A REGIONAL judge has slapped a former provincial board member and his brother with a life imprisonment sentence for possession of over 50 grams of shabu. Judge Gil Bollozos of the 21st branch of the Regional Trial Court here sentenced brothers Michael and Porferio Roa …

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SC suspends former XU law teacher for sexual harassment

By Jigger J. Jerusalem Correspondent . THE Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the suspension of a lawyer in connection with 2002 complaints for sexual harassment by three of his erstwhile law students at the Jesuit-owned Xavier University. Slapped with a suspension order by the SC was lawyer Cresencio Untian Jr.; …

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