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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY: The President of the state-owned University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) was shot dead in front of his residence in an uptown subdivision in Upper Carmen here on Saturday morning. Senior Supt. Roy Bahian, city police chief, identified the victim as Ricardo Rotoras,…

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THE Tacloban Union of Barangay Officials (TUBO) and Alliance of Water Concessionaires (Alwacon) called on the board of directors of Leyte Metropolitan Water District (LMWD) to resign and obey the Supreme Court (SC) ruling that the mayor of a chartered city may appoint local water district board members if its…

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The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston) – Cebu chapter said it will join a nationwide protest-rallies on Monday and Tuesday against the government’s plan to phase out old jeepneys but only for half-a-day. Greg Perez, Piston–Cebu coordinator, said on Monday they will also ask for a…

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Two members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed during an encounter with government security forces in Barangay Pag-asa, Alabel of Sarangani province on Friday. Col. Robert Ancan, commander of the Philippine Army’s 102nd Infantry Brigade, said the encounter with about 15 NPA members happened at about 6:30 a.m.…

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BACOLOD CITY: A family of four, including a three-year-old boy, died on Friday afternoon after a 10-wheeler truck loaded with sugarcane crashed into their vehicle along the national highway in Barangay Atipuluan, Bago City of Negros Occidental. The victims – Romulo Espinosa, 59; his wife Josephine 53; their daughter Christine…

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Clearing the debris of war in Marawi could take two to three years and the cost of reconstruction and rehabilitation could run into close to a hundred billion pesos, according to officials of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM). The Office of Civil Defense, TFBM lead agency, conducted a Post Conflict…

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THE Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc. (PMPI) said it welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement that he has no intention of heeding the Mining Industry Coordinating Council’s (MICC) recommendation to lift the ban on open pit mining. In a statement, PMPI’s National Coordinating Council said that while the Chamber of Mines continues…

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CABANATUAN CITY: Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol downplayed the threat of another bird flu scare here even after the culling about 42,000 chi­ckens in a poultry farm detected with the virus and offered farm workers gratuity pay in the wake of another suspected outbreak. Piñol, on Friday admitted that the virus…

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SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: A criminology student was arrested with 10 big packets of shabu worth P2.5-million during a buy-bust in Datu Odin Sinsuat town here. Juvenal Azurin, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency–Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-ARMM) chief, identified the suspect as Raffy Osama, 22, of Barangay Bagua in Cotabato City.…

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A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Wao, Lanao del Sur at 2:57 a.m. on Friday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The quake was located east northeast of Wao and was tectonic in origin with a depth of 9 kilometers. Intensity 5 was felt in nearby Kadingilan town…

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