Armed men seize trader; no demand for ‘ransom’

By CRIS DIAZ, Executive Editor with GERRY LEE GORIT Correspondent CAGAYAN de Oro City––The national government has dispatched the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Task Force (PAOCTF) to Lanao provinces to investigate the alleged abduction of the owner of the Misamis Oriental-based lumber company. Sr. Supt. Madid Paitao of the Lanao del Norte police, said on Monday […]

Amante appeals for aid; brings goods to Tacloban

By PAT SAMONTE

BUTUAN CITY – Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. had left for Tacloban Ciy Sunday with a team of doctors, paramedics, employees from the City Engineers Office, and some members of the local police aboard a dump truck and rescue vehicles to assist in the cleaning and clearing operations in the Eastern Visayas city which a top US military official said was “devastated” by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last Friday. Read more about Amante appeals for aid; brings goods to Tacloban

Group lauds bill mandating use of English in schools

By AUREL LARABASTER, Contributor

TAGUM City, Davao del Norte–The Davao del Norte Association of Private Schools (DNAPS) on Wednesday expressed support on the passage of the bill that seeks to reinforce the use of English language as the medium of instruction in all schools as they claimed that HB 1339 will enhance the level of proficiency in using English as the main language of curricular instruction. Read more about Group lauds bill mandating use of English in schools

State U asks CHED to reconsider closure order

STO. Tomas, Davao del Norte— Bukidnon State University Sto. Tomas External Study Center (BSU-STESC) here is set to file an appeal for reconsideration before the Commission on Higher Education central office in Manila asking CHED to review its decision on the “outright” implementation of the closure order slapped against BSU-Sto. Tomas, a school official said. Read more about State U asks CHED to reconsider closure order

Education department requires anti-smoking bulletins in schools

By Rutchie Cabahug-Aguhob OROQUIETA City, Misamis Occidental–The Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental (DepEd-Mis. Occ.) has required all elementary and secondary schools in its district to put up bulletin boards for its anti-smoking campaign. In his memorandum to all Public School District Supervisors and Heads of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, Dr. Jonathan S. […]

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