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SUBIC BAY FREEPORT: The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on Saturday opened a vocational training center here built in partnership with the Kingdom of Bahrain Royal Charity Organization (RCO). Senator Richard Gordon, also PRC chairman, led the ribbon-cutting during the inauguration of the center assisted by Bahrain RCO Secretary General Dr.…

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental: Principals and teachers caught violating the “no-collection” policy of the Department of Education will face charges of insubordination, Gilbert Sadsad, regional director DepEd in the Negros Island Region (NIR) said. Sadsad made the warning after receiving reports that there are still schools in the region collecting…

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SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: A joint task force pounded harder remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists, resulting in what the Armed Forces of the Philippines called as the neutralization of three more bandits as combat operations heat up in Western Mindanao, according to a Philippine Army official. Capt. Jo-ann Petinglay, spokesman…

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BAGAC, Bataan: What could have been a fun summer activity turned tragic when two excursionists from Pampanga died and 16 others injured in a road accident here Saturday. A passenger jeepney carrying 17 people turned turtle and landed upside down on a hilly portion here. Police Senior Insp. Albert Manabat,…

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A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted the province of Bohol at 9:06 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). In its earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs said the tremor was felt at 19 kilometers southeast of Lila, Bohol with tectonic of origin and its epicenter was at 567…

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A TOP high risk fugitive with P1 million bounty on his head for leading 157 inmates bolt the North Cotabato District Jail (NCDJ) last January was recaptured in Kidapawan City. Melvin Juanillo Casangyao alias Hapon, 42, was cornered in Barangay Onica on Friday by provincial police intelligence and public safety…

OFELIA MAGASTINO

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MOTHERS will do everything to ensure a bright future for their children. Ofelia Magastino of Didipio village in the upland town of Kasibu in Nueva Vizcaya, in her middle age took on a job unusual for women in her village where women take care of the needs of their children…

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BAGUIO CITY: The city government is offering a final tax amnesty for delinquent realty properties this year. Mayor Mauricio Domogan echoed the decision of city treasurer Alex Cabarrubias saying that the moratorium on real property tax delinquencies is deemed counterproductive and unfair to those complying with the law. Instead, they…

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: A Philippine Navy patrol boat assisted a tanker – MT Denise 2 – that lost engine power while sailing off Zamboanga City and stayed within the vicinity until the vessel’s engine had been fixed. Rear Admiral Rene Medina of Naval Forces Western Mindanao said its patrol boat, BRP…

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