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4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Court acquits, convicts Oro councilor

JOURNALISTS should not be cowed to expose issues if the truth is on their side, said city councilor and radio commentator Zaldy Ocon whose two counts of libel were finally decided by the court Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Vugt: Judas Iscariot

DURING this Holy Week we are reflecting on the passion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Pilgrims at Divine Mercy Shrine

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Pilgrims slowly climb down the 80 steps stairs after paying a short visit and reciting prayers at the heart of the giant replica image Jesus Christ at the Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental on April 16. Numbers of pi

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16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

City jail violates BJMP memo

A GOVERNMENT agency that was denied entry inside the jail in Cagayan de Oro City to verify the incident of a hunger strike staged by the inmates, accused the jail warden for defying a memorandum which allows the Commission on Human Rights to get access to the prisoners.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Why airport cabs ask for higher fares

MANILA A lawmaker on Wednesday said the high fares being charged by accredited cabs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport should be investigated.

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Sun-Star

Lidasan: Road Trip for Peace and Interreligious Dialogue

IT WAS rainy afternoon when we left Cagayan de Oro City last April 14, 2014 . Two black vehicles, a pick up and a Nissan Xtrail traversed the CDO - Iligan route, were our ride for this road trip for peace and interreligious dialogue.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sun-Star

Primavera is host to Aca's artwork

Since March 25, 15 of Aca's select artworks have been on display at the multipurpose hall of Primavera Residences.

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Sun-Star

Bangus - safe for consumption' amid red tide

BALINGASAG town mayor Alexis Quina has reiterated his assurance that the locally produced milkfish or bangaus is safe for human consumption contrary to rumors circulating in Northern Mindanao recently.

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Sun-Star

Bamboo slat: A sunrise industry in Northern Mindanao

A SUNRISE industry is taking shape here and in Misamis Oriental - a source of income for near-river and hinterland communities.

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MindaNews

30,000 Camiguin-bound passengers expected at Balingoan port

Port authorities here are gearing up for the arrival of around 30,000 passengers that will be heading to Camiguin Island for the Holy Week.

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Sun-Star

Disaster risk reduction office gears up for Holy Week

THE City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office has already made preparations in time for the observance of the Holy Week on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sun-Star

Bangus vendor

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A fish vendor hands milk fish or bangus for weighing at Carmen market in Cagayan de Oro City on April 13, 2014.

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Sun-Star

CCTV cameras installed in Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO. The City Government has ordered the installation of the closed-circuit television cameras in strategic areas in the city.

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Sun-Star

Demand for fish unaffected by - red tide'...

FISH sellers revealed that the sales of fish have remained normal amid reports of 'red tide' that hit several areas all over Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and some parts of Lanao del Norte.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

MindaNews

Catholic bishops, educators vow to strengthen peacebuilding efforts in Mindanao

Catholic bishops and educators vowed to strengthen the role of the Catholic Church "in the promotion of lasting peace in Mindanao" as they welcomed the March 27 signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front both as a source of optimism and as a "greater challenge to ... (more)

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PCG putting up search and rescue bases in Capiz, CDO

The Philippine Coast Guard is establishing at least two search and rescue bases during the remaining term of President Aquino to help speed up response during maritime disasters.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

MindaNews

Palm Sunday

A vendor in a shop in front of the St. Augustine Cathedral in Cagayan de Oro on Saturday fashions a palm frond into palaspas for selling on Palm Sunday, April 13. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center is a cooperative composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Bill seeks to exempt foreign aid from VAT

A BILL has been filed in the House of Representatives, which seeks to exempt from value-added tax all donated imported goods for medical and education, humanitarian relief and similar purposes.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sun-Star

New people's group bats for changes in Oro

TO ENSURE that political leaders fulfill their election promises of progress and development, there is a need for the populace not to be just fence-sitters but to be conscientious, said an official of a newly organized group in Cagayan de Oro City.

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Sun-Star

Oro tax collection hits P500-M target

REVENUE collection in Cagayan de Oro City has reached its target owing to the turnout of tax payments in the first quarter of 2014.

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