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Biff links up with Isis, tells Christians not to worry

MAGUINDANAO–– The breakaway Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (Biff) announced yesterday they are joining forces with the Islamic State (Isis) militant group. But Biff spokesperson Abu Misri Mama, during his group’s announcement in a secluded [...]

Dead man found in Macabalan

VILLAGERS fished out the body of a man near a shore in Macabalan at dawn yesterday. Police said the body was found by fishermen at around 4:30 am. PO3 Michael Pajanon of the Macabalan police said investigators have yet to identify the victim who literally [...]

Mulawan to pursue case vs ‘harassers’: Cabanlas

By Lito Rulona ONE of the lawyers of Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) whistleblower Emmanuel Mulawan Sr. said his client was bent on pursuing a case against the people who were behind his arrest and detention. Lawyer and ex-councilor Edgar Cabanlas [...]

Cops catch suspected carnapper, retrieve stolen van

POLICE yesterday arrested a carnapping suspect and recovered a stolen van owned by businessman and known good governance advocate Tito Mora. City police director Graciano Mijares Jr. identified the suspect as a Jamail Sutan who has no clear address. Sutan [...]

Murad: Mindanao, Middle East situations different

By Carolyn Arguillas CAMP Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao––Mindanao and the Middle East should not be compared because the situations in these areas are different, Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said [...]

NSC lootings stun group working to revive plant

By Nora Sorino and Tomasita Asequia ILIGAN City––Lootings have continued at the plant of the mothballed National Steel Corp., and a group working for its revival could do anything yet about the growing problem. The alleged lootings have been described [...]

Families displaced by demolition complain of lootings

By Ben Serrano BUTUAN City––Families displaced as a result of a demolition in Barangay San Ignacio here have lashed out at local officials whom they said did nothing to help them when authorities started driving them out of their houses on Monday. The [...]

Duterte denies saying some young Muslims to train with Isis

DAVAOCity––Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has denied categorically linking a group of Muslim Filipino, among them Davao citizens, to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis). Speaking to reporters on Monday night at the Grand Men Seng Hotel, Duterte said [...]

Bea Alvarez: Miss CDO 2014

A night of beauty, poise and wit dominated Limketkai Atrium last Saturday, August 23, 2014. Twelve stunning ladies battle it out for the crown, to be hailed as Miss Cagayan de Oro 2014. Everyone was on the edge of their seat, anticipating each movement [...]

Councilors call for cooperation on PUJ re-routing scheme

By Lito Rulona COUNCILORS on Tuesday called for public cooperation in connection with an ordinance and Mayor Oscar Moreno’s order on a re-routing scheme. The re-routing affected commuters and public jeepneys from outside the city, including those from [...]

Exec says banana firm attacked by rebels got no demand letter

By Ben Serrano AGUSAN del Norte––Banana firm Mindanao Agri Traders Inc. (MAI), which leased a Cessna plane burned by the New People’s Army (NPA) on Friday evening, said it has not received any demand ketter for revolutionary taxes from the rebels. MAI [...]

MILF still trusts Aquino, optimistic on B’moro law

COTABATOCity––The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has been keeping its hope high the Bangsamoro Basic Law will have a smooth journey from Malacanang to Congress. In a statement, the MILF said its confidence on President Aquino remains high to [...]

NFA director sacks warehouse supervisor, 2 others in rice mess

By Ben Serrano BUTUAN City––Embattled National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse supervisor Melvin Pacaña and two others have been ordered replaced by NFA-Caraga director Gil Pepito Paqueo. Paqueo announced the reassignment to the NFA regional office [...]

Bill seeks to make Butuan heritage zone

AN Agusan del Norte congressman is seeking to have Butuan declared as a heritage tourism zone. Rep. Lawrence Lemuel Fortun of Agusan del Norte’s 1st District filed House Bill 4823, and stressed out that the city has been the discovery site of the first [...]

Internet in your hands

By Ike Señeres NOT too long ago, we could only access the Internet from a computer, and not from a mobile phone. That is no longer the case nowadays, because the newer smart phones could already access the Internet using either Wi-Fi or any data plan. [...]
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