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Mining firm suspended

ByVanessa Almeda SURIGAO City––The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) in Caraga temporarily suspended the operations of the Shenzhou Mining Group Corp.. Read the Latest News and Updates in Mindanao

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‘Sendong’ money goes to overtime pay

By Nora Sorino ILIGAN City––A lawyer who headed an inter-agency body tasked to oversee post-Sendong rehabilitation efforts in this city has threatened to go to court even as it accused city hall of using some P2 million in donations for victims of the December devastation to pay local government employees ...

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It’s time to reciprocate

By Ben Contreras ONE reader asked me: “Please comment on some airline practices regarding price inquiries through their agencies. Upon inquiry, we are given certain prices but upon booking, we are given different prices. They know very well that we are after whatever savings we can get. I am referring to Cebu ...

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Is Haarp being played again?

By Erick San Juan MAJOR world disasters in contemporary history where thousands of precious lives were sacrificed were viewed as natural disasters. Thanks to Internet, it answered some unexplained “weird” events that are just some clicks away. The tsunami that hit Aceh, Indonesia and nearby coastal areas and the Haiti earthquake and ...

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Fair game

By Butch Bagabuyo “The pen is mightier than the sword.” – Bulwer-Lytton SETTNG humility aside, I’m practically running out of time for my daily bread-and-butter itigation because of the near more-than-I-can-handle texts, calls and e-mails regarding my write-ups. Once more, please accept my most sincere thanks and gratitude. But of the ...

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Why the Catholic Church should not impose

THE Catholic Church is barking up the wrong tree by opposing the RH Bill. The government is obligated to look after the whole Filipino people and not just the Catholics among us. Many of these non-Catholic groups desire artificial contraception. As Fr. Joaquin Bernas pointed out in his 11/15/10 column ...

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Fun runs take off in 10 key cities

THE Philippine-Australian Alumni Association (PA3i) will be holding a fun run on Aug. 12 in 10 key cities nationwide to fund scholarships of kids under the World Vision (WV). PA3i president Arvin Yana said the fun run will be held where they intend to raise some P880,000 to fund 30 ...

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The joke

WE condemn the court’s decision to grant bail to former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. President Aquino was right, the Philippines is not a joke. The joke is that we allow electoral saboteurs to be freed, while political dissenters are the ones imprisoned. We are not at all confident that the Aquino ...

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