Inefficiency: the brand of judiciary

WE are all made to suffer the inefficiency of the judicial brand of government with their seemingly absurd practices called “cause of delay.” They point to many legal issues for proceedings that cause delay regardless of their knowledge it causes delay and frustration to the conflicting parties in court. So the question that begs to […]

Amante to build 100 homes out of seized wood products

By PAT SAMONTE and JOEL PORTUGAL of Mindanao Daily News BUTUAN City––Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. has designed 100 homes out of seized illegally-cut wood products for this city’s poor residents moved from areas declared as danger zones. In a ceremony held Monday at the mayor’s conference room, Amante and Department of Environment and Natural Resources […]

The curse of flooding, all over the world

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Be still, and know that I am God…” (Psalm 46:10, the Holy Bible). -ooo- FLOODS HIT AUSTRALIA AND AFRICA: One more proof that Jesus Christ, our God and Savior, is real, and is really God: the massive flooding being experienced by great parts of the world right now, from Austraalia to Africa, […]

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Law enforcers in full battle gear at Hall of Justice

NEITHER a bomb threat nor a war was in progress as dozen military and police clad in full battle gear with bullet vest closed all roads leading to the hall of justice in Cagayan de Oro Wednesday morning. The scenario caused a traffic jam along corner Corrales and Hayes streets as residents caught unaware of […]

Chance or choice

THINK a minute. There was a man who was the owner of the only hair salon in his little town. He cut and styled the hair of almost everybody in town and his business was quite successful. Then, a big modern hair salon moved to his town right across the street from his little shop. […]

Dozens protest coal-fired power plant in Sarangani

By IRENE V. DAGUDOG & MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN of Davao DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Almost a thousand registered their protest against the construction of the 210-Megawatt coal-fired power plant owned by the Alcantaras in Sarangani province, Soccsksargen region as the first phase of the construction started Monday, January 29 in Maasim town. “We are the […]

Teachers learn IP basics

By Catherine T. Apelacio GLAN, Sarangani – Teachers have gathered at Tangan Integrated School at barangay Datal Bukay for the Indigenous Learning Survival Camp, January 17. Quality Education for Sarangani Today (QUEST) conducted the training participated in by teachers from different public elementary and high schools across the province. The training was expected to promote […]

Koronadal revisits eight-core values

KORONADAL City – In line with the thrust of the city to strengthen the values and character of every Koronadaleño, an evaluation of the 2012 programs on the 8-core values was conducted, January 21. Participated in by multi-sectoral groups, the activity was anchored on “Dangal ng Koronadal” through the Integrated Character Building Program (ICBP). The […]

NSO urges public to participate in the CAF 2012

By Nida Grace B. Tranquilan TANDAG CITY – Provincial Officer Ruel Dres of the National Statistics Office (NSO) in Surigao del Sur has urged the public to participate in the nationwide 2012 Census in Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF), February this year. Mr. Dres made the call at the project launching participated in by the Community […]

Authorities confiscate hot forest products

PO3 Zena Menioria Panaligan CAMP Rodriguez, Butuan City – A joint PNP-DENR operation in Purok 3, Brgy. 1, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur has resulted in the confiscation and apprehension of a blue dump truck on January 26, this year. The vehicle owned by Joselito R. Bleza and driven by Micheal A. Morta of Purok […]

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