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Members of a family in a makeshift make do with whatever they have as they wait for relief aid and donations from concerned citizen along a road in New Batasan, Makilala town, North Cotabato. They also posted a message thanking those who are helping out. (photo by Erwin Mascariñas) Read …

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Rufus sounds alarm over ‘Black Death’

By JIGGER J. JERUSALEM Correspondent REP. Rufus Rodriguez of this city’s 2nd District today called on health, immigration and port officials to implement measures aimed at preventing a plague that wiped out 60 percent of the population of Europe in the Middle Ages from spreading to the country. BLACK DEATH. …

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END IMPUNITY

END IMPUNITY. Members of the Cagayan de Oro Press Club take to the streets in the city yesterday morning in commemoration of the 68th founding anniversary of the oldest press club in the country. This year, the organization is carrying the theme “Striving against continuing repression and harassment of community …

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Abducted Maramag teen escapes in Divisoria

By NITZ ARANCONCorrespondent A TEENAGER, abducted in Maramag town in Bukidnon, escaped from his captors while they were about to transfer him to another vehicle in this city on Thursday. The victim, 17-year-old Kyle Brent Asedilla of Barangay Kaluminan, Kitaotao town in Bukidnon, reunited with his father Lowell at around …

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2 rebels hurt, arrested as police, rebels clash in B’non

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent POLICE arrested two suspected members of New People’s Army’s liquidation squad after a shootout in Valencia City in Bukidnon on Thursday. Valencia police director Supt. Surki Sereñas said the two suspects identified as Frederic Tagurda a.k.a. Rek-rek and Pedeng Matikinon a.k.a. Santo were wounded after …

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Tare gets relieved disarmed, leashed

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . MISAMIS Oriental’s police director ordered his chief for operations relieved, disarmed and placed under camp restrictions following the Tuesday morning shooting of a pregnant teenager on Masterson Avenue here, the Gold Star Daily learned yesterday. The victim, who used to work as a house help for Maj. …

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Cops barge into Balay Mindanaw, traumatize Marawi siege trauma session participants

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent . POLICE On Wednesday further traumatized participants of a two-day post-trauma session when they barged into the office of the humanitarian organization Balay Mindanaw Foundation, deploying K9 dogs to search the bags of youngsters from Marawi City. Balay Mindanaw Foundation president Charlito Manlupig said the …

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2 officers sacked over Balay Mindanaw search

By JIGGER J. JERUSALEM with ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondents . THE commander of the Cagayan de Oro police’s City Mobile Force Company yesterday relieved two officers from a K9 unit in connection with the warrantless search at the Balay Mindanaw Foundation center in Bulua on Wednesday afternoon. Maj. Alexy Sonido, commander …

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