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Sabio: ICC can still go after Duterte

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . THE lawyer from Misamis Oriental who prompted a International Criminal Court prosecutor to start a preliminary investigation into the killings blamed on the government’s “war on drugs” yesterday expressed hope that the tribunal would go after President Duterte. In a statement sent to the Gold ...

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‘Chedeng’ won’t affect Normin much, says Pagasa

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent and FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent . TROPICAL depression “Chedeng” is expected to make landfall in Mindanao today but it would likely not bring much rain in Region 10, said a weather specialist at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s station in El Salvador, Misamis ...

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TRASH REMAINS

Tons of garbage from South Korea remain piling up at the VNS Verde Soko Philippines Industrial Corp. plant in Bugwak, Sta. Cruz Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. The area is within the Phividec Industrial Estate. (photo by Nitz Arancon) Read the Latest News and Updates in Mindanao

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House bodies can’t suspend me: Quijano

By NITZ ARANCON with LITO RULONA Correspondents . PHIVIDEC administrator Franklin Quijano laughed off Misamis Oriental 2nd District Rep. Juliette Uy’s call for his suspension, pointing out that only President Duterte and not the legislative department can do that. Quijano said this in response to Uy’s proposal that the House ...

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Normin registers 10 measles deaths, 1,055 cases so far

By URIEL C. QUILINGUING Contributing Editor . TEN persons succumbed to measles complications as outbreak of the highly contagious disease reached 1,055 cases in the past 10 weeks in Northern Mindanao, an official of the Department of Health in Region 10 said on Friday.   Dr. David Mendoza, who heads DOH ...

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Top Isis group leader believed killed in Lanao del Sur

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent . THE leader of Isis remnants in Lanao del Sur was believed killed in a clash between government troops in Tubaran town, Lanao del Sur, on Thursday, the military said over the weekend. Col. Romeo Brawner, commander of the Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade, said a ...

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Three shabu peddling suspects slain in Misor bust

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . POLICE killed three alleged drug peddlers in a shootout during anti-illegal drug operations in Misamis Oriental over the weekend. Laguindingan police chief Capt. Rorye Taboclin identified the slain suspects Dodong Pendolangan, Carlo Dagondon and Joshua John Lago, all of Sinai, Laguindingan town. Police claimed that ...

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Misor solon seeks Quijano suspension

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . MISAMIS Oriental 2nd Rep. Juliette Uy yesterday sought the suspension of Phividec Industrial Estate administrator Franklin Quijano and another official as she blamed them for the controversial shipments of garbage from South Korea to the province last year. Uy pointed to Quijano, a former mayor ...

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Juliette Uy draws flak for berating radio reporter

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . REP. Juliette Uy of Misamis Oriental’s 2nd District drew flak after she berated a radio reporter covering congressmen who came over to look into last year’s controversial shipments of garbage from South Korea to the province. The congressmen, members ...

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