09182014Breaking News:

Concon, not emergency powers

By Butch Bagabuyo “There is nothing permanent except change.” ––Herodotus   “EVEN nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress,” stated Charles F. Kettering. But according [...]

Moreno says he cannot take Mulawan under custody

MAYOR Oscar Moreno over the weekend welcomed the revival of the rape case against Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) senior draftsman cum whistleblower Emmanuel Mulawan Sr., saying it would give him and his accuser the opportunity to face each other [...]

Sharing scheme, funding for the Bangsamoro

By Carolyn Arguillas of Mindanews Conclusion DAVAO City––The final draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) lists the reserved powers exercised by the national government and the exclusive and concurrent powers exercised by the Bangsamoro government, as well [...]

Narcs score big again, net P7m shabu in Bukidnon

By Lito Rulona THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Ageny (PDEA) arrested five people, and seized some P7 million worth of suspected shabu during an operation in Barangay Poblacion, Kalilangan, Bukidnon, on Friday evening. PDEA regional director Emerson Margate [...]

Misspelled surname costs firm P7.3-m Agsur project

By Ben Serrano BUTUAN City––The owner of a construction company has threatened to sue members of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) office in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur, for allegedly disqualifying [...]

Senator helps in efforts for rebels to free two soldiers

By Shiela Mae Butlig and Paola Gaabucayan SEN. Teofisto Guingona III has urged relatives of the two soldiers being held by the New People’s Army (NPA) to be patient even as they assured them that he was helping in putting in effect a suspension of military [...]

Chief Minister, MPs to run Bangsamoro government

By Carolyn Arguillas of Mindanews 1st of two parts DAVAOCity––Among the country’s 17 regions, the future Bangsamoro, targeted to be set up by June 30, 2016, would be distinct from all the rest––including the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao [...]
ORDEAL NOT OVER. A teary eyed Emmanuel Mulawan Sr. with his wife Maria Sonny at the St. Augustine Cathedral following his release from a Cavite prison. A Cavite prosecutor has sought the revival of the rape case against Mulawan, and according to his lawyer, a new warrant of arrest has been issued against the man known for his revelations of alleged anomalies in the Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD). - photo by Nitz Arancon

New arrest warrant out against Mulawan

By Nitz Arancon A CAVITE court has issued a new warrant for the arrest of Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) draftsman and whistleblower Emmanuel Mulawan Sr., his lawyer confirmed yesterday.

Gensan seeks world record on largest fish display

GENERALSantosCity––Fish port workers here displayed and weighed around 33,610 kilograms or 33.61 metric tons of tuna in about 15 minutes on Thursday to notch a potential new Guinness world record for the largest fish display. Such figure was based [...]

Politicians commit to cross party lines for Bangsamoro

AS President Aquino led the submission of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to leaders of Congress on Wednesday, lawmakers in the majority and minority blocs expressed the importance of unity and moving beyond partisan politics for Congress to take [...]

12 slain as Biff, soldiers clash

A DOZEN people, 10 of them Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (Biff), were killed and another six were wounded following another clash in Barangay Palongogue, Midyasap town, North Cotabato yesterday morning. Maj. Gen. Edmundo Pangilinan, 6th Infantry [...]

Groups seek public debates on proposed B’moro law

COTABATOCity––Various civil society organizations (CSOs) here are ready to engage in “educational debates” to assure “doubtful Mindanaons” that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law submitted to Congress on Wednesday promotes the interests of [...]

Narcs find, seize P5m shabu

AUTHORITIES on Tuesday seized some P5 million worth of suspected shabu in a package sent from Quezon City through the courier LBC in OzamizCity. Members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Ozamiz City Police Office, and the Provincial Public [...]

Draft Bangsamoro law now in Congress hands

By Carolyn Arguillas of Mindanews DAVAO City––The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is finally in Congress. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles and Bangsa-moro Transition Commis-sion (BTC) chair Mohagher Iqbal, handed over [...]

So, was it about Dingdong or the dogs?

By Lito Rulona AN incident report filed by members of the bomb squad of the Cagayan de City Police Office (Cocpo) is showing a story entirely different from what Misamis Oriental Vice Gov. Jose Mari Pelaez is saying about how law enforcers allegedly breached [...]
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