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Butuan links with line agencies to enhance livelihood program By PAT SAMONTE Regional Editor

Regional Top Stories


U TUAN CITY – The city government here has tied up with two Caraga line agencies and the office of Rep. Lawrence Lemuel Fortun to enhance the local livelihood program for the poor.

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DAVAO Duterte urges gov’t to honor commitment u 10


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DOE asked to present master plan to resolve Mindanao’s power crisis THE Department of Energy has been asked to present a power master plan to end more than five years of suffering for the people of Mindanao because of recurrent power outages and extended blackouts. Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said the master plan should secure a long-term remedy to the Mindanao power problem, not just band aid solutions that have failed to address the power woes, made worse by undersupply and high costs of electricity. He said industry experts saw the need to rehabilitate aging hydropower plants, put up new generating companies, ensure reliability of transmission lines and secure efficiency of power distributors to prevent the outages. The Mindanao senator said foreign investors are interested in upgrading existing power plants and See plan, page 13

Zambo mayor challenge brgy folks, schools to fight drugs u9 Cagayan de Oro Press Club - The 63rd Induction Ceremonies of the officers & Directors of Cagayan de Oro Press Club, Inc. on March 22, 2014 at a local hotel in Cagayan de Oro City was graced by Sen. Teofisto “TG” D. Guingona who was the Keynote Speaker and Inducting Officer. From left; Guest Ms. Nancy Z. Pen, COPC President Hugo “Ka Jerry” Orcullo and Mr. Jun Renejane, party of Sen. Guingona. photo supplied

Gov’t urges unity for success of comprehensive peace deal with MILF

Manila – Government of the Philippines (GPH) chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer called on all stakeholders to support the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro

(CAB) that will be signed today with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Malacañang. “Peace requires a lot of hard work. Peace requires unity in purpose and co-

operation. Kailangan po natin ang tulong ng lahat (We need everyone’s help),” she said during an interview over DZXL. “Ang layunin natin ay walang maiiwan sa pro-

cess na ito. Tulungan po niyo kami. Napakarami nating dapat gawin para magtagumpay talaga ang peace process natin (Our goal is to ensure no one is See unity, page 13

TURN- OVER OF RUBBER BOAT. DILG –X Regional Director Rene Burdeus (inset) delivers his message as guest speaker of the Turn –over ceremony of One unit Rubber boat with engine to the PHILIPPINE RESCUE 2000 from CDO-MIS-Or. ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK,INC. last March 16,2014 at Roan Beach,Opol, Misamis Oriental. The motorized boat will be used in the Search and Rescue operations of the said rescue group.

More cocaine found in Davao container yard DAVAO CITY – Two more bricks of high-grade cocaine were discovered at the Sumifru container yard here Tuesday, bringing the total number of seized cocaine since Saturday to 53 kilos, with an estimated street value of P318 million. Sr. Supt. Vicente Danao Jr., chief of the Davao City Police Office, said the first brick of cocaine was found by a security guard of Sumifru who turned it over to the police in the morning while another was turned over Tuesday evening. On Saturday, 24 bricks of cocaine were found strapped to the ceiling of a Maersk Sealand 40-footer container van number MWCU 6051422 at the Sumifru container yard which collapsed for still unknown reasons, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) XI said. On Sunday, 27 more See cocaine, page 13

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CAGAYAN DE ORO - MISAMIS ORIENTAL Association of New York, Inc. Under the leadership of PRESIDENT RELY MANACAY


PHILIPPINE RESCUE 2000 March 16, 2014, Sunday n Roan Beach Resort, Opol

With CDO City Officials ,City Councilor Eric Salcedo & Col. Mario The Turn-over Ceremony witnessed by the Philippine Rescue 2000 officers & members Monsanto, CDRRM Officer with CDO-Mis.Or Association of New together with the relatives of CDO-Mis.or Association of New York ,Inc officers & members York,Inc . Auditor Evangeline Legaspi, Chairperson, Parties & Events

with MIS.OR., officials Board member Borris Oliver Actub & Claveria SK Chair Gales

Regional Director Rene Burdeus, Department of Interior & Local Govt.- X

The project was made possible through the efforts of 2012-2013 officers and supported by the 2014-2015 officers and members:

Operation Officer Mr.Patrick Callanta, Office of Civil Defense X / Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council


MISS VALENTINES 2013 Queen Ms. Marylou “Bebe” Gales, first runner up Ms. Josie Setospa-Tupas Neri and second runner-up Ms. Lisa Galon Ramirez. This Miss Valentines 2013 was the first event to raise Rubber boat project. The candidates together with 2012 VP For CDO Ms. Ruth Iveschich worked hard for the success of the project.

MISS CDO-MIS.OR Queen, Ms.Reina Radaza Villalveto, first runner-up, Ms. Ruth Iveschich, Second runner-up, Ms. Susan Appat and Third runner-up, Ms. Amelia Pueblos Labial. These ladies together with VP for Mis.Or. Ms. Gina Cabesada Espinosa,worked so hard for the Realization of the rubber boat project with the constant follow-up of Ms. Dolly Ilogon.

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Butuan links with line agencies to enhance livelihood program By PAT SAMONTE Regional Editor

BUTUAN CITY – The city government here has tied up with two Caraga line agencies and the office of Rep. Lawrence Lemuel Fortun to enhance the local livelihood program for the poor. In a brief ceremony at the city hall lobby on March 21, 2014, Fortun, Technical Education and Skills Developmnt Authority (TESDA) Caraga Director Florencio Sunico, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Agusan del Norte Director Gay Tidalgo, City Councilors Rema ErigbuagasBurdeos, who represented Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. and Ferdinand Nalcot, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at economic and social interventions through livelihood programs and skills training for economically-challenged families. Fortun said he has been active and supportive of

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO ENHANCE LIVELIHOOD FOR THE POOR.The City of Butuan has linked up with the office of Rep. Lawrence Fortun, DTI-Agusan del Norte and TESDA-Caraga to strengthen and expand its livelihood program for the poor. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed at the Butuan City Hall lobby last March 21, 2014. Left photo shows Congressman Fortun (middle), DTI-Agusan del Norte Director Gay Tidalgo (left) and City Councilor Ferdinand Nalcot (right) signing the document. Rep. Fortun is also shown at right photo with TESDA Regional Director Florencio Sunico (left) and City Council Member Rema Erigbuagas-Burdeos (right), who represented Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. in the ceremony. photos by pat samonte

programs and projects to raise the living standards of the poor as this city’s former councilor and vice-mayor and, as congressman, has expanded his focus through training and scholarships for poor students. “My congres-


sional staff is aware of my mission and is attentive to the needs of the poor. I hope we can help address the city’s unemployment problem and significantly contribute to Mayor Amante’s noble initiative,” he said. The MOU provides that the DTI will ensure the increase in livelihood options while TESDA will make certain for the expansion in employment opportunities to the unemployed.

BIR pushes ‘tax awareness’ campaign in Caraga By NOEL B. NAJARRO

BUTUAN CITY– BIR's Tax Awareness Campaign Activity this year revolves on the theme: "I Love the Philippines, I Pay My Taxes Right. It Is Easy As RFP (Register, File and Pay)." In


VIRGINIA M. CARDONA SWO IV/ Center Head & Center Monitor

his welcome statement Butuan City RDO Bagro S. Saransuman said that every individual or entity is required to file the tax due corresponding to his income as taxes is the nation's lifeblood and the fuel to its progress and development. BIR Caraga Regional Director Norberto D. Vitug for his part, recognizes the vital role of the mass media on promoting the various program of the Bureau of Internal Revenue. "Media is our partner in the information dissemination among our taxpayers," Vitug said. He went on to discuss their accomplishments and their targets for the current year. Revenue Officer Sheila B. Balingan briefed the participants on the new and detailed

income tax reform (ITR) forms. According to her that the taxpayers are now required to use the appropriate forms when they submit their income tax returns on or before April 15. RD Vitug reminded the taxpayers to be mindful of the deadline of the submission of the ITR set this April 15 as "there will be no extension," he said. The tax awareness campaign activity also met the local press at the BIR 13 Regional Training Center,. BIR 13 Regional officials led by Caraga Regional Director Norberto D. Vitug with Revenue District Officer Bagro S. Saransamun, No. 103 of Butuan City, BIR Examiner Shiela See campaign, page 13

Republic of the Philippines REGIONAL TRIAL COURT 10th Judicial Region Branch 28 Mambajao, Camiguin OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF


NOTICE OF EXTRAJUDICIAL SALE Extra-Judicial Foreclosure No. 02-2014 Upon Extra-Judicial Petition for Sale under act 3135 as amended, filed by the HOME DEVELOPMENT MUTUAL FUND (Otherwise known as Pag-ibig Fund), with branch office at J.R. Borja St. Cagayan de Oro City, against ALLAN G. NAPISA married to SARAH JANE B. NAPISA, with residence and postal address at Block 1, Lot 2, NHA PHASE 2, Casisang, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, to satisfy the Mortgage indebtedness which as of January 15, 2014 amounts to SEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FORTY FOUR PESOS AND 03/100 (Php 711,444.03) Philippine Currency inclusive of interest and penalty charges and expenses of foreclosure the undersigned or his duly authorized deputy will sell at public auction on APRIL 11, 2014 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning or soon thereafter at the main entrance of the Camiguin HALL OF JUSTICE, Mambajao, Camiguin to the highest bidder, for cash and in Philippine Currency, the following properties to with: TCT NO. T-1377 “A parcel of land (Lot 14226, Case I, Cad. 473) situated in the sitio of Lumad, Barangay of Poblacion, Mun. of Mambajao, Province of Camiguin, Island of Camiguin, bounded on the S., along line 1-2 by 129-B; on the West and North along lines 2-3-4, by lot 129-C, and on the E., along lines 4-5-1, by lot 130 all of Cad. 473, Mambajao, Camiguin, Beginning at a point marked “1” on plan, containing an area of Five Hundred Nine (509) square meters.” All sealed bids must be submitted to the undersigned on the above-stated date, time and place. In the event that the public auction should not take place on the said date for whatever reason, the same will proceed on the following working day without further notice, posting and publication. Prospective buyers may investigate for themselves the titles herein above described and encumbrances thereon, if any there be.

Mambajao, Camiguin this 14th day of February 2014.

(SGD.) TEOFILO G. SABUGA, JR. Sheriff IV MDN: MARCH 27, APRIL 3 & 10, 2014

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MALAYBALAY CITY – If pushed through, the proposed 300-megawatt Pulangi V hydroelectric power plant in Bukidnon should be run as a government project not as a private undertaking to prevent spikes in power rates, Gov. Jose Ma. R. Zubiri Jr. told Media last week. Zubiri said that while talks on the matter were still informal he has conferred with Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Sec. Lualhati Antonino who he said “supported” his idea. He, however, admitted [his] proposal for a new government-run power project would face difficulty in the light of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Epira), which seeks the privatization of the power generation industry. The Agus and Pulangi hydropower complexes have so far remained in government hands.

Zubiri said he wanted his proposal to be included in the proposed amendments to the Epira, adding there are talks to place the Pulangi V project under MinDA. MindaNews sought the reaction of Romeo Montenegro, MinDA director for investment promotion, international relations and public affairs but he had not responded as of Tuesday. The First Bukidnon Electric Cooperative (Fibeco) and Greenergy proposed the project back in 2009 and initiated pre-development activities as “an early response to the power crisis in Mindanao, and the call of the Department of Energy (DOE) for Renewable Green Energy sources.” But the project failed to get social acceptability requirements even if the proponents said most of the 22 barangays affected in five towns endorsed it. Mounting opposition stalled

Valencia City posts accomplishments


need of court proceedings and Act further authorizing the City or Minucipal Civil Registrar or the Consul General to correcrt the Clerical or Typographical Errors in the Day and Month in the Date and Month in the date of Birth or Sex of a Person appearing in the Civil registry documents without need of Judicial Order, amending See posts, page 13


VALENCIA CITY -- The City government under Mayor Jose Galario has announced the accomplishments of various offices for the public to know. The CITY BUDGET OFFICE reported that from March 3-7, this year, it had approved 518 obligation Receipts (including continuing Programs, and had processed 45 Controlled Purchase Requests. The OFFICE OF THE CITY CIVIL REGISTRAR ( from Feb. 1-28, 2014), had implemented Republic Act 9048 and 10172 – the Law authorizing the City/ Municipal Civil Registrar or the Consul General to correct Clerical or Typographical Errors found in the Civil Registry documents and Change of First Name without

the process with Zubiri, among others, saying Fibeco should stick to its role as a distribution firm. Fibeco general manager Rene Cortizano told the Bukidnon provincial board in 2011 they were only taking charge of the social acceptability component before talking to takers of the proposed project. “We are not going to be part of the construction of the project,” he added. He told the board that Greenergy, their conduit for the social acceptability campaign, is not an investor but a consultant. Zubiri, who attended last week’s committee hearing of the provincial board on the power situation and the Pulangi V project, said the proposal will never prosper under his term. “I can only change my mind if this project will be run by the government and if the people will approve of this,” he added.

The Pulangi IV Hydroelectric Plant has a capacity of 255 megawatts and provides for 25% of Mindanao’s power needs. It is owned and operated by the National Power Corporation(NAPOCOR). The reservoir and dam is also the main water source for the province of Bukidnon, both for drinking water and for irrigation through the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

He said there was opposi- Donggay told the board, even if Pulangi V will push tion to the project even if with Zubiri listening, that See zubiri, page 13 Cerael Donggay, head of Greenergy, stressed in the hearing that they have already obtained the nod of most affected areas.

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Unfairly critical on PNoy? Let the Justice system work President Aquino does not easily fall for the unsolicited advice of other people because he is discerning and cautious in making his decisions and not because he is hard-headed and an “awful leader” as claimed by his critics. according to Liberal Party Secretary-General and Samar Congressman Mel Senen Sarmiento Sarmiento may have a point when he insisted that the President’s policy direction is based on what he sees are best for the country and not on his political affiliation or on the say-so of others. “It doesn’t mean that the president is already hard-headed when he rejects somebody’s unsolicited advice. He is just careful when he makes his decision because at the end of the day, he is the one answerable to our people, not them,” Sarmiento said. But the real issue here is the impropriety of calling him names. Some people should realized that PNoy is only a human being who gets irked when people who cannot get their way on certain

Editorial issues, such as their demand for the relief of certain cabinet officials, resort to such irreverent charades. Throwing tantrums and labeling the president as an awful leader when one cannot get their way is just too unfair. It is not wrong to give unsolicited advices to the President or give recommendations on certain policies. But be professional in accepting how he acts or reacts on your suggestions. It is unfair to claim that the president does not listen to public clamor (or is it?) just because he doesn’t budge on his decisions and policies. The president is a good listener contrary to some claims but he makes his decision based on careful deliberation. This does not make him insensitive with public clamor because it only shows that we have a president who is not gullible. He is careful but firm in his decisions and for

that, he should even be praised not criticized. Observers may be right that President Aquino’s recent order for a deeper probe on political allies who are being dragged into the pork barrel controversy only goes to show that he is rabidly independent when it comes to making his decisions and is not easily swayed by party affiliations. That the Liberal Party (Aquino’s party) is supporting PNoy’s for investigation to finally put an end to speculations that the ongoing investigation of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the pork barrel scam and its legal actions against those who are initially implicated in the controversy were designed to pin down some members of the political opposition, is equally laudable. It is easy say that it is political persecution but we should not forget that the centerpiece platform of the Aquino administration is to win the fight against corruption and this is exactly what the President is doing. Let our justice system work.

Beaten Special Gospel of the day: Luke12:3948(March27, 2014-Thursday) Then Peter said unto him, Lord, speaks thou this parable unto us, or even to all? And the Lord said, who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom [his] lord shall make ruler over his household, to give [them their] portion of meat in due season? Blessed [is] that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath. But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord

delayed his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken; The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looked not for [him], and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers. And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not [himself], neither did according to his will, shall be “beaten” with many [stripes]. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten

Biblical reflection with few [stripes]. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more: Be good to anyone is the focus of the gospel for today. In Ephesians 2:10-for we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. Therefore, busy yourself in doing good: Printing paid by: Neneth Bobong Balino- Dr. Edith, PhD- Tony Jordan - CDO. St. Peter Calungsod, pray for us! Listen: Radio

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Childish Twitting the country’s insurgents over the arrest of their top leaders, the military is just exposing its childish behavior in dealing with serious concerns such as the decades-old Maoistinspired rebellion. Taunting the communist rebels that they’ll be celebrating their anniversary this week with their top leaders, the Tiamzon couple, Benito and Wilma, in their custody was as childish as can be. The military should not forget that despite the numerous deadlines it has voluntarily set for itself to wipe out the decades old insurgency until now that rebellion is still very much alive. It is pure folly for the military to lull themselves that with the Tiamzon couple, touted as the brains behind the Maoist-inspired rebellion in this parts, now in their custody that armed uprising is about to see its end. This view has been proven wrong several times in the past already. Even with the arrest of their ranking leaders, the rebellion remained active and strong that up to this date the military had failed to wipe out totally. Both the civilian and the military leadership of this country would be doing a great service to the people and thus tame the communist rebellion if they seriously start addressing the triggers of this rebellion. They know what these are. They just don’t want to lock

A deeper view Jesse E.L. Bacon II horns with these triggers for inexplicable reasons. This rebellion is premised on its objective of replacing the present order – economic, political and socio-cultural – that is made alive and kicking by one human behavior which is greed, greed for wealth, power and fame. If not because of greed, will all these so-called developments happening in our midst such as the mushrooming of giant malls all over the country and still counting would have been possible? Just think of this. In tiny Novaliches district in Quezon City alone there are four giant malls – two SM Malls along Quirino Highway, one Robinson’s Mall and the newly opened Fairview Terraces of the Ayala Group. The competitive behavior of these mall operators could be likened to the competitive behavior of boundarypaying public utility vehicle drivers who almost literally cut each other’s throat for every passenger there is along the road waiting for a ride. This behavior is the trigger of the numerous vehicular accidents killing

innocent lives along our roads and highways. If the mushrooming of these giant malls all over the country is not triggered by greed, what is? We are just talking of greed on the part of these giant mall owners. But these malls are dotting in practically all nook and cranny of the country to reinforce human greed as well. They are there to up the ante about how adorable and beautiful materialism is. Materialism, we all know, is the love for material things. And if there is this love for material things on the part of humans, how can this love find satisfaction if the manufacturers of these material things will not keep on producing them and there will be no malls where these are easily and readily made available? Human greed is the behavior that prevents humans from loving God with all their heart, with their entire mind, with all their soul and for them to love their fellow humans as they love themselves. This human greed is the reason that made possible the enjoyment by only 41 families in the country of

78 percent of the 7.2 percent growth rate that the economy posted. This is the reason that gave rise to the phenomenon where 80 percent of the country’s wealth is enjoyed only by five percent or even less of the country’s population. This lopsided economic situation is the reason why almost half of the 95 million population live below the poverty line with about half or a little over one half of that group live in abject poverty where they are left with so limited an option in life. That limited option in life is the trigger that pushed Kristel Tejada, that freshman student of the University of the Philippines-Manila, to commit suicide when it became impossible for her to enroll in the second semester because of her family’s inability to settle her P5,000 loan for her first semester studies. This is the country’s order that communism is seriously working to transform. And this is no laughing matter where the military can just taunt the rebels for having lost their top ranking leaders to them. In fact, it would be better for the military to seriously consider helping in correcting the very unjust social order that we now have instead of propping it up the way they are doing now. (Reactions at jelbacon@ or at jelbacon@ Read me also at www.raconteurme.blogspot. com)


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The Muslims, Christians & Lumads of the Province of Misamis Oriental left up the green flag as a symbol that they strongly supports the Comprehensive Agreement of the Bangsamoro Basic Law Signing tomorrow. The framework of the agreement is to attain peace and development in the country. photo by jerome jungco


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ITPI celebrates woman MISS TEEN PHILIPPINES NORTHERN MINDANAO empowerment in a night PRESENTS 17 CANDIDATES TO VIE FOR TITLE of cocktails and art By LOUISE DUMAS “Women are blessed with a lot of things; Women are blessed with the determination and tenacity, and the conditional love that they have over everything. These are the things that empower us,” said Ms. Cheryll Barriga, Vice President and General Manager of ItalPinas Euroasian Design and EcoDevelopment Corp. (ITPI Corp.), the green developer of Primavera Residences in Cagayan De Oro City. Continuing the celebration of women’s month, ITPI’s Primavera Residences held a cocktail night within its premises to pay ‘tribute to the strength and resiliency of the modern empowered women.’ Far from the domesticated stereotypes of women, the program was regaled with women from Northern Mindanao, each an epitome of the modern woman – smartly dressed, comfortable in her own skin and obviously at par with the men who had come to participate in the tribute. Art works from various local artists including Nick Aca Jr., Eli Tabasuares, Rhyan Casino’s DIRE HUSI Initiative, and Shaun Uy were on display during the event. All of them were surprisingly male. Of this, Jane Montebon Duterte, Community Relations Specialist of ITPI and lead organizer of the event, explains, “We chose the artists because of their work. The featured art works are the artists' interpretations of the theme which is ‘women's empowerment.' The event was meant to honor women and their role in society and

the art pieces are the artists' tribute to the role of women.” Guests were treated to a screening of Mr. Uy's short films while they settled in with a light buffet and cocktails. After which, speakers from Soroptimist Iligan and Rotary Club Iligan shared their ideas on women empowerment. The luxury of the Primavera Residences was then presented by Ms. Barriga who shared the four types of clients they have – the immensely rich who just wants to buy anything money could buy, the buyers who want to buy because everyone else is buying, the clients who are doing business in the area and therefore need the convenience of the condo, and finally, Ms. Barriga’s favorite she says, the investors who buy the units to lease them to transient business people. The women were then treated to a guided tour of the building’s smart and green features. The event was the first ever held by ITPI to celebrate women, which could be considered timely as the premiere eco-building developer establishes its prominence in Philippine real estate.“ITPI is a company that values the role of women in society,” said Gladys Ivy Echano, Sales and Marketing Director of ITPI. “In fact, 70% of its workforce are women.” This classic example only shows that no, there is no woman behind every man's success. The woman is right beside the man in every success.


eventeen lovely teenagers, aged 13 – 18, were presented to the media today to vie for five spots to the Miss Teen Philippines Finals. They are: ERICKA MARIE JABAGAT, JASMIN AIRA ICHIHRA, SUZIEAN LOU VALENZONA, JASMINE KATE SABANDAL, JODI ANDEA DIANA, CZARINA MARIE CABAGNOT, NICOLE KAYE INOVERO, KRISTINE CLAIRE DE GUZMAN, HEQINTZE CRILE MALACK. LOVELY RAMOS, ALEXA AMICO PATRIANA, JAMIE LYNN COLON, REYNA ROSE ABRIOL, SHEKINAH ESTANILLA, NELLZA BAUTISTA, ESEL MAE PABILLARAN, and ERICKA JOYCE ZAYAS. The ladies were pre-screened by a panel of judges from DepEd, the fashion industry and the producer of Miss Teen Philippines last March 26,

2014. The prestigious beauty tilt is a national teen pageant which endeavors to bring together young women from all over the country who are not only beautiful, but also confident, articulate and passionate about championing education as an enabler for teens. The first ever Miss Teen Philippines, Ms. Stephanie Mae P. Sol and another Kagay-anon, Ms. Maxine Monasterio, hail from Cagayan de Oro. The Miss Teen Philippines Northern Mindanao Finals will be held in SM City Cagayan de Oro on April 6, 2014 at SM City Cagayan de Oro. The seventeen candidates finals as young teens from Cagayan de Oro and surrounding towns vie for the coveted 5 spots for a chance to be the next Miss Teen Philippines. National Sponsors are: Department of Education, National Youth Commission, Yakult, Smart,

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Mayor Climaco challenges brgy officials against drugs


AMBOANGA City - Mayor Beng Climaco, challenged the residents and barangay officials of Recodo, including students and faculty of Recodo National High School, to help the authorities in their fight against the illegal drug trade in the barangay. Mayor Climaco issued the challenge during the turnover of a two-storey building with eight classrooms worth P9.09 million at Recodo National High School yesterday. The event coincided with the school’s 4th Foundation Day. In her message, the lady chief executive cited the need for a united front in the fight against illegal EXTRA-JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT WITH A DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE OF A PARCEL OF LAND Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the deceased ROBERTO SORIA TALENTO, who died January 13, 1994 in Cagayan de Oro Medical Center, Tiano Nacalaban St., Cagayan de Oro City. At the time of his death, left a Parcel of land situated in the Barrio of Patag, City of Cagayan de Oro, Island of Mindanao and more particularly described as follows; TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION TRANSFER CERTIFICATE OF TITLE NO. T-54567 “A PARCEL OF LAND (Lot 5, Block 13, Pcs-10-000599), being a consolidation & Subdivision of Lots 22031-C & 4382-A, Psd-10-010426), situated in the Barrio of Patag, City of Cagayan de Oro, containing an area of ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN (113) SQUARE METERS, more or less, is the subject of EXTRA-JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT WITH A DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE OF A PARCEL OF LAND, made and entered by and between; ROSALINDA TALENTO ONDIN, ROMEO SORIA TALENTO, JOSEFINA TALENTO REDONDO, JULIETA TALENTO HUTAMARES, MARY ANN TALENTO ANG, IMELDA TALENTO FERNANDEZ, SUSAN TALENTO CAMINGAWAN, all of legal age, Filipino citizen, married, with residence and postal address at Zone 1 Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City AND LYDIA SORIA TALENTO AND LILIAN SORIA TALENTO, both of legal age, Filipino citizen, single, with residence and postal address at Zone 1 Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City, hereinafter referred to as the HEIRS/VENDORS/SELLERS; AND MARLON TABOCLAON FERNANDEZ, likewise of legal age, Filipino citizen, married to IMELDA TALENTO FERNANDEZ, with residence and postal address at Zone 1 Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City, hereinafter referred to as the BUYER/VENDEE; that the above-named parties, are all of legal age, are the legitimate children and sole heirs. That for and in consideration of the sum of THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND PESOS (PHP 375,000.00) Philippine Currency is hereby acknowledge by the VENDOR after the amount is paid in hand by the VENDEE/S the VONDER/S hereby SELL, TRANSFER and CONVEY the above described parcel of land, a PORTION ON ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN (113) SQUARE METERS, more or less. As per Doc. No.___; Page No. ___; Book No.___; Series of 2014; under Notary Public of ATTY. EMELITO J. MARQUIÑO. MDN: MAR. 20, 27 & APR. 3, 2014

drugs in Recodo “because a lot of people have been effected by such menace to society.” “Your youthfulness, your future will be taken away by these illegal drugs,” Climaco told the Recodo NHS students. “Promise me that you help fight drug addiction in your barangay,” she added. Police authorities have identified Recodo as one of the barangays heavily infested by the illegal drugs trade, resulting in series of shooting incidents in the area. The Recodo NHS, meanwhile, was established in 2009 by virtue of House Bill 3331, authored Notice Notice is hereby given that the estate of the spouses Agelio E. Lim and Bonifacia P. Chaves located at Catuhogan Hubangon, Tupsan Pequeño. San Jose and San Roque, all of Mahinog Camiguin; Subucan, Cuña, Bonbon, and Alangilan, all of Sagay, Camiguin, have been extrajudicially settled among heirs as per Doc. No. 2535; Page No. 99, Book No. X111: Series of 2014 before Ex-Officio Notary Public Judge Emmanuel W. Paderanga.

Mayor Beng Climaco with some members of the City Council spearhead the unveiling of the P9M 2-storey 8 classroom building at the Recodo National High School. (JOEY BAUTISTA)

by then congresswoman now Mayor Climaco, which eventually became a law (R.A. 9581) that called for the establishment of the school. However, the school buildings, fences and site development on the campus, including the one turned over yesterday, were funded and implemented during the administration of then mayor now Congressman Celso Lobregat. Pre s e nt du r i ng t h e turnover were Councilors Gerky Valesco, Eddie Saavedra and Gerry Perez together with Division of Schools Superintendent Pedro Melchor Natividad, City Engineer Luis Vicente Despalo and other guests. (Vic Larato)

Task force rescues 12 trafficking victims ZAMBOANGA CITY – The multi-agency SeaBased Anti-Trafficking Task Force rescued over the weekend 12 would-be victims of human trafficking in this city, officials said. Senior Supt. Angelito C a s i m i ro, of f i c e r- i n charge of Z amboanga City Police Office, said the rescue came after a concerned resident tipped

off the authorities about the presence of the wouldbe victims in one of the residence in Barangay Putik, this city. Casimiro said the 12 individuals arrived around midnight at Phase II of A and W subdivision in Putik. He said six of them are from Palawan and the other six from Tawi-Tawi.

The oldest in the group is 40 years old while the youngest is 19 years old. Chief Insp. Alexander Lorenzo, chief of the Philippine Center on Transnational Crime-Western Mindanao Field Office, said they were recruited by a certain Ali to work as construction workers in Malaysia. Lorenzo said they pos-

sess passports but do not have work permits issued by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration. He said the victims were placed under the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development for counseling and eventual return to their respective home provinces. (MindaNews)

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EXTRA-JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF THE ESTATE OF THE SPOUSES ABRAHAM AND JOVENCIA GALANGQUE Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the deceased SPOUSES ABRAHAM AND JOVENCIA GALANGQUE, who died on December 20, 1990 and November 12, 1995, both in Liguayan, Alubijid, Misamis Oriental respectively; left a certain real property registered in the name of ABRAHAM GALANGQUE, which is situated in Benigwayan, Alubijid, Misamis Oriental and more particularly described as follows; TAX DECLARATION NO. 08-17-0003-01802; Registered owner: ABRAHAM GALANGQUE; Location of Property: Benigwayan, Alubijid, Misamis Oriental; Cadastral Lot No. Identical to Lot No. 37808, Cad-237; Area: 33,982 square meters; is the subject of EXTRA-JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF THE ESTATE OF THE SPOUSES ABRAHAM AND JOVENCIA GALANGQUE, made and entered into by and among; 1. LEONIE P. GALANGQUE, of legal age, Filipino, married and resident of Alubijid, Misamis Oriental; 2. RODENIO P. GALANGQUE, of legal age, Filipino, married and resident of Lumbia, Cagayan de Oro City; are the legitimate children and sole/compulsory/ surviving heirs. The parties agree that this property shall belong to LEONIE P. GALANGQUE. As per Doc. No. 483; Page No. 97; Book No. 134; Series of 2009; under Notary Public of ATTY. MARIO T. JUNI. MDN: MAR. 20, 27 & APR. 3, 2014

The PNP reported that Zamboanga del Norte has been generally peaceful in the past 3 months of 2014 except for the recent killings in Dipolog during the recently concluded PPOC conference in Dipolog. (atr/Pia Zamboanga Peninsula) R.A. 10172 Form No. (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines Local Civil Registry Office Province of Camiguin MUNICIPALITY OF MAHINOG -oooNOTICE FOR PUBLICATION In compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No. 2013-1, a notice is hereby served to the public that CLARA BACHANICHA CASTING has filed with this Office a petition for CORRECTION OF GENDER/SEX from FEMALE to MALE in the Certificate of Live Birth of REGIE BACHANICHA CASTINO who was born on 11 JUNE 1979 at SAN ISIDRO. MAHINOG, CAMIGUIN and whose parents are BEBIANO CASTINO and CLARA BACHANICHA. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this office not later than April 8. 2014.

Republic of the Philippines Local Civil Registry Office Province of Misamis Oriental Cagayan de Oro City NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. No. 10172, a NOTICE is hereby served to the public that VIERNY L. PACUT has filed with this Office a petition for the correction of clerical error in the entry of the child’s SEX from “MALE” to “FEMALE” in the Certificate of Live Birth of VIERNY LUCIP PACUT who was born on September 27, 1990 at Cagayan de Oro City and whose parents are NOLLY D. PACUT and VEGANIA C. LUCIP. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than 28 MAR 2014.

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Duterte, Bello to gov’t: honor JASIG



AVAO CITY – Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and a former head of the government’s peace panel said that if senior communist leaders Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria who were arrested Saturday showed genuine immunity papers, they “should be released” because the government should “honor what we have committed to the people and to the CPP (Communist Party of the Philippines).”

“When we are talking to them, we refrain from arresting each other,” added Duterte in an interview with the media. The Aquino government maintained that Tiamzon and Austria could not invoke Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) because Tiamzon used an alias while Austria escaped from detention before the safe conduct pass was in place. But in a phone interview, former government negotiating panel chairman Silvestre H. Bello III, told Davao Today “there is no change in the JASIG because it is still the agreement that governs.” Asked if the JASIG is only in effect if there is an ongoing peace talks, Bello, now Congress representative of 1-Bap partylist said “the JASIG took effect upon signing by the parties and will be in effect until it is terminated by either party through a written notice.” “The idea is for them to


consult with their forces, so that they go around to talk with their people because they conduct their negotiation with us. In order for them not to be arrested while they are going around, we issued them of a safe conduct pass,” he said. Bello added that “(i)f somebody is arrested who is a member of their group, and he shows his (safe) conduct pass, then he is covered by the JASIG. If he is illegally arrested, he should be released and government should help

in his release.” “In the first list, they submitted names of their negotiators, consultants, staff members, and security officers. It is where Wilma’s name is found. Her real name,” said Bello. Bello said that the NDFP has two lists: one with members bearing real names and another bearing assumed names or aliases. “With the assumed names, verification is still required but for Wilma, it’s her real name so she is covered by the safe conduct pass,” said Bello. Earlier, NDFP Negotiating Panel Chairperson Luis Jalandoni said that Austria is a holder of NDFP Document of Identification ND978226 under her real name. Austria holds a Letter of Acknowledgment signed by Bello, which provided that “The above named person is entitled to the safety and immunity guarantees as provided under the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) for the duration of the peace negotiations. You are hereby required to facilitate the safe conduct and free passage of the above named person.” Jalandoni also said Benito Tiamzon is, likewise, the holder of NDFP Document of Identification ND 978227 under the assumed name “Crising Banaag.” In an emailed statement,

the GPH Panel claimed that there was no violation of the JASIG in the arrest of Tiamzon and Austria. The statement said that “the NDF and the GPH agreed to a procedure in July 2011 to verify the true identities of several dozen alleged NDF consultants in the list of JASIG –protected individuals carrying aliases.” “But through no fault of government, the NDF failed to open their own files that purportedly contained the photos and true identities of the said NDF consultants. This failure had the effect of rendering the JASIG inoperative for those using aliases and those who are not directly involved in the peace process. If indeed Benito Tiamzon was listed under an alias, he is no longer covered by the JASIG.” The statement also said that Wilma “jumped bail when she escaped from detention on December 26, 1989, when there were no peace talks, and six years before the JASIG came into effect.” “This makes her ineligible for JASIG protection, even assuming that she was identified in the JASIG list by her real name,” the statement said. No leadership vacuum Meanwhile, the New People’s Army Southern Mindanao Regional Command refuted claims by the AFP that the capture of purported CPP top leaders would mean


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“doom” for the revolutionary organization as there would be a “leadership vacuum.” NPA-Southern Mindanao Spokesperson Rigoberto F. Sanchez said that they have “(m)ore reasons to advance the people’s war in Southern Mindanao.” “The US-Aquino regime is daydreaming when it says the arrest spells the demise of the revolutionary movement,” said Sanchez. He said that the NPA is “ever resolute to advance the guerrilla war to a higher stage” as the “roots of armed conflict are firmly embedded in a region heavily militarized by the fascist AFP troops.” Sanchez said that “(i)n the last two months alone, three sub-regional units of the NPA have inflicted 54 casualties against the AFP.” Sanchez said that the Army’s “39th IB (Infantry Battalion), 57th IB and the 71st IB suffered several defeats, thus they were required to attend rotational retraining.” He said that Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Eastern Mindanao Command “augmented its troops with a new Army division, and the

deployment of the 9th Infantry Battalion in Compostela Valley, the 68th IB and the 4th Special Forces in Davao del Norte and Bukidnon boundary” to augment the above unit. “The new Army units are responsible for the spate of aerial bombing in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, and in Maco, Compostela Valley,” said Sanchez adding that the AFP made this move “(i)ronically after boasting that several provinces in the region are insurgency-free.” Pursue peace talks Bello said that in his experience, there had been “withdrawals and postponement” in the peace talks. “But we were able to revive the talks. On the part of the government, my position is we should continue to pursue the talks to its logical conclusion and that is lasting peace for our country. We should never abandon the talks,” he said. For his part, Duterte said that communist leaders “are still citizens of this republic (but) who is at war with us.” (John Rizle L. Saligumba/

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48.2 % poor in NorthMin belong to women sector CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Based on the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) or Listahanan in Northern Mindanao, 896,276 or 48.2% of the 1,861,414 poor individuals assessed comprised the women sector. Most of these poor women (7.5 %) are laborers and unskilled workers. Of these, 5.5% are engaged in farming, forestry works and fishing. Atty. Araceli RA Solamillo, Department of

Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 10 regional director, said it is also alarming to note that 67% of the poor women in Northern Mindanao were reported jobless. In terms of educational attainment, about 42.5% of the poor women have only reached elementary level while 28.1% of these women have reached high school level and only 5.0% reached college level, Listahanan records indicate. “In general, Filipino women find pride in their

work and in their chores at home. They do not find themselves alienated from their chores because they work with, around, and for their families. The family-oriented mindset gives them a sense of dignity and responsibility. The family and the children are the primary priority in a Filipina’s life,” Atty. Solamillo said. As majority of these poor women are in the rural areas, they are more than willing to do whatever tasks or job opportunity is

CAGAYAN de Oro City - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) -10 calls on local government units to participate and support 2014 Earth Hour and Earth Hour Blue Day on March 29, 2014 from 8:30PM to 9:30PM. Provincial Governors, City and Municipal Mayors and Punong Barangays in Region 10 are encouraged to enjoin their respective constituents to observe Earth Hour 2014 by switching-off or dimming their non-essential lights in their homes, offices, facilities, including street lights and

other signages within their respective areas. This year, aside from the usual switch-off event, the Earth Hour global community launches Earth Hour Blue (EHB), the first crowdfunding platform for the planet. This would allow the collective effort of individuals around the world to fund environmental and social projects of their choice through an online donation. For this crowdfunding initiative, World Wide Fund (WWF)-Philippines is urging the world to support Bancas for the Philippines, which will share and

introduce a climate-smart fiberglass boat technology to local fishermen who lost their boats and source of livelihood to Typhoon Yolanda. The Earth Hour is an annual global campaign to showcase what can and is being done all over the world to combat climate change. This event is a worldwide initiative showing how individuals, communities, businesses and governments can address the threat of global warming if we resolve to work on it together. (ANA CELESTE W. FELISILDA, DILG-10)

at hand regardless of how much they are being paid. Atty. Solamillo said being in a modern era, women are empowered to go out of their way and find means on how to earn additional income for their families. Despite this, there still remains a considerable number of poor women needing the attention from the government and other stakeholders who are working for the empowerment

of women through their various programs and services geared towards their economic upliftment. “It is hoped that more stakeholders will look into this concern and would find it an opportunity to take part in making a difference in the lives of these poor women by utilizing the Listahanan data as their point of reference in determining who would be their target women beneficiaries,” she

added. The NHTS-PR or Listahanan is an information management system that the government use in identifying who and where the poor are and is being spearheaded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development. It aims to address poverty reduction through a scientific and target-focused strategy. (CO/Mitzie S.Santiago/DSWD-10)

DILG-10 told LGUs to supports Earth Hour

MISAMIS ORIENTAL – Vice Governor JOEY G. PELAEZ (2nd from left) attended the 59th National Assembly of the League of Vice Governors of the Philippines (LVGP) last March 13-15, 2014 in Cebu City. Vice Governor Pelaez is the Vice President for Mindanao member of the National Executive Committee of the LVGP. As such officer, he actively proposes policies and actions to strengthen the LVGP and its individual Vice Governors.

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OTA BATO C it y The Cotabato airport, whose operation has been criticized by business and local leaders, will open daily for commercial flights starting at 12 noon Tuesday next week while repair and rehabilitation works continue, officials said. This was the consensus during an inter-agency and stakeholders meeting held at the office of Lawyer Laisa Alamia, executive secretary of the Autonomous Region i n Mu s l i m M i n d a n a o (ARMM). Representatives of Department of Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n a n d Communication (DOTC), Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), ARMM regional government, airline companies, the contractor, and the business sector Tuesday morning agreed to allow the operation of Cotabato Airport, also known as Awang airport, from 12 noon until 4 p.m. The airport is also open from Friday to Monday to allow more domestic flights, according to Alamia. Pre s e nt du r i ng t he meeting were Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) executive director Janet Lopoz and DOTC Asst. Secretary Lino Dhabi, assistant secretary for Project Monitoring and Evaluation. Since November last year, flights coming to and from the Cotabato airport had

Imports recover in January 2014-NEDA

Awang Domestic Airport (Awang, DOS, Maguindanao)

been reduced to four times a week due to rehabilitation works and asphalt overlay undertaken by the Victor Lao Construction company. C ommercial f lig hts were only allowed Fridays to Mondays while during Tuesday to Fridays, the construction firm does the repair works. The Php 55 million repair, rehabilitation and expansion of taxiway of Cotabato airport started in November last year and expected to be completed by February 28, 2014. But officials of the ARMM, Regional Board of Investments, business leaders and the ARMM Chamber of Commerce and Industry, including ARMM

officials have complained of the snail-pace works. Heavily affected and irked multi-stakeholders’ group had passed a resolution urging the DOTC-Manila to probe the slow works of Awang airport. They claimed that during the time that commercial flights were not allowed t h e y n o t i c e d t h at n o rehabilitation works were going on. Aside from the business community, the Regional Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region i n Mu s l i m M i n d a n a o (RLA-ARMM) and the Cotabato City Sangguniang Panglungsod, also passed separate “urgent” resolutions calling for the immediate


resumption of regular and daily commercial flights while repair works are underway. Cotabato airport manager Mohammad Rascal told reporters that representatives of the Victor Lao Construction company said during the meeting that the rehabilitation of the runway is expected to be completed by August while the whole repair works, including the fencing of the runway perimeter, are expected to be completed by December this year. Lawyer Ishak Mastura, chair of the ARMM Regional Board of Investments, said investors find it difficult to travel down ARMM from the capital due to limited

commercia l f lig hts to Cotabato airport. Some business leaders complained of “double expenses” in their regular travel as they have to re-route to Davao or Gen. Santos City from Manila. From Davao or Gen. Santos, travelers have to go via land travel to Cotabato City, the seat of ARMM re g i on a l g ov e r n m e nt . Davao-Cotabato City by land is about five hours while three hours from Gen. Santos to Cotabato City. Cotabato airport, one of the country’s oldest, serves the air traveler of Cotabato City, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and part of Lanao del Sur. (A report from Philippine News Agency)

MB places Rural Bank of Pres. M. A. Roxas, Z. del Norte, Inc. under PDIC receivership All valid insured deposit claims will be paid T he Mone t ar y B o ard (MB) placed the Rural Bank of Pres. M.A. Roxas (Zamboanga del Norte), Inc. under the receivership of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) by virtue of MB Resolution No. 464 dated March 20, 2014. As Receiver, PDIC took over the bank on March 21, 2014. Rural Bank of Pres. M.A. Roxas is a two-unit r ural bank with Head Office located in Pres. Manuel Roxas, Zamboanga del Norte, Z amboanga Peninsula. Its lone branch is located at Balintawak St., Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, Z amboanga Peninsula. Latest available records show that as of December 31, 2013, Rural Bank of Pres. M.A. Roxas had 23,009 accounts with total deposit liabilities of

P47.68 million. A total of 23,003 deposit accounts or 99.97% of the accounts have balances of P500,000 or less and are fully covered by deposit insurance. Total insured deposits amounted to P44.54 million or 93.43% of total deposits. PDIC said that upon takeover, all bank records shall be gathered, verified and validated. The state deposit insurer assured depositors that all valid deposits shall be paid up to the maximum deposit insurance coverage of P500,000.00. The PDIC also announced that it will conduct a DepositorsBorrowers Forum on March 31, 2014 to inform depositors of the requirements and procedures for filing deposit insurance claims. Claim forms will be distributed

during the Forum. The schedule and venue of the Forum will be posted on the bank premises and in the PDIC website, www. The claim forms and the requirements and procedures for filing are likewise available for downloading from the PDIC website. Depositors may update their addresses with the P D I C r e p r e s e nt at i v e s at the bank premises or during the Forum using the Mailing Address Update Forms to be furnished by PDIC re pre s e nt at ive s . Duly accomplished Mailing Address Update Forms should be submitted to PDIC representatives accompanied by a photobearing ID with signature of the depositor. Depositors may update their addresses until March 28, 2013. Depositors with valid dep osit accounts with

balances of P50,000.00 and below need not file deposit insurance claims. But depositors who have outstanding obligations with the Rural Bank of Pres. M.A. Roxas including co-makers of the obligations, and have incomplete and/or have not updated their addresses with the bank, regardless of amount, should file deposit insurance claims. For depositors that do not need to file deposit insurance claims, PDIC will start sending payments by mail to their addresses based on bank records by first week of April 2014. For depositors that are required to file deposit insurance claims, the PDIC will start claims settlement operations for these accounts also by second week of April 2014. The schedule of the claims settlement operations will be announced through

notices to be posted in the bank premises and other public places as well as through the PDIC website, According to the latest Bank Information Sheet (BIS) as of December 31, 2013 filed by the Rural Bank of Pres. M.A. Roxas with the PDIC, the bank is owned by Lane John R. Lim (36.28%), Lynn Rose L. Nuñez (19.08%) and Orly R. Lim (14.39%). Its President is Orly R. Lim and its Chairman is Lane John R. Lim. For more information, depositors may communicate with PDIC Public Assistance personnel stationed at the bank premises. They may also call the PDIC Toll Free Hotline at 1-800-1-888PDIC (7342), the PDIC Public Assistance Hotlines at (02) 841-4630 to (02) 8414631, or send their e-mail to

Merchandise imports grew by 21.8 percent in January 2014 recovering after a slow performance in 2013, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The three-month moving average growth in January 2014 suggests that imports could be trending upwards in line with the expected recovery in exports,” said Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan. Payments for imported goods during the period reached USD 5.8 billion, up by 21.8 percent from USD 4.7 billion in January 2013. Total trade-ingoods deficit widened to USD 1.4 billion in January 2014 from USD 716.3 million in January 2013. “R aw mate r i a ls and intermediate goods and mineral fuels and lubricants largely contributed to the robust import growth during the month,” the NEDA Director-General said. Import of raw materials and intermediate goods reached USD 2.2 billion in January 2014, up by 27.3 percent from USD 1.8 billion in January 2013. This was due to increased payments of semi-processed goods that grew by 37.5 percent during the period. “This positive performance may be reflective of the optimistic outlook of businesses on their own operations as their next quarter outlook index (2nd Quarter of 2014) is higher,” said Balisacan. This outlook, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ Business Expectation Survey for the first quarter of 2014, was based on new construction projects, both public and private, boosted by rehabilitation efforts from Typhoon Yolanda. Also contributing to the outlook are the brisk business prospects arising from companies’ competitive marketing strategies. Meanwhile, imports of consumer goods also expanded in January 2014, growing by 23.2 percent to USD 766.9 million from USD 622.4 million in January 2013. Also, capital goods grew by 7.9 percent to USD 1.5 billion in January 2014 from USD 1.4 billion a year ago. In terms of imports source, the People’s Republic of China was on top with a 14.7 percent share, equivalent to USD 844 million. Second was the United States of America with a 10.6 percent share, followed by South Korea (8.7%), Taiwan (7.5%), France (6.3%), Japan (6.2%), Saudi Arabia (6.2%), Singapore (5.7%), Thailand (5.3%), and Indonesia (4.5%).(PNA) FPV/PR/JSD

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build new generators, but there is no clear roadmap to off-takers, some of whom have taken a waitand-see attitude. He said the DOE should review its policies, simplify its business permits and licensing system to reduce the voluminous documents and offer fresh incentives to attract more industry players instead of putting stumbling blocks. Pimentel said under the deregulation law, the national government has to take the lead to ensure enough power supply and strictly regulate the operations of companies that produce, transmit and supply electricity to homes, offices and factories. He also endorsed proposals to strengthen the “market power” of electric cooperatives by allowing them to pool their resources together to enable them to attain economies of scale and improve production efficiencies. He said the continuing outages would force business to slow down or close shops, dislocate vital public services, annoy millions of residents who will be forced to live with daily brownouts, and scare away tourists from visiting Mindanao. Pimentel said the region’s chronic power shortages were identified by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) as the “most binding constraints” to Mindanao’s economic growth and development. He said power supply is a major driver to make the rich but underdeveloped region a robust business hub in the near future. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights said Mindanao has been experiencing under generation since 2010, but the DOE failed to create new power sources nor attract industry players for the additional power capacity. Pimentel said the master plan will serve as the guidepost on how to develop Mindanao’s power industry that presently relies mainly on hydropower plants, many of which are already old and lack proper maintenance. He also proposed the reactivation of the National Power Corporation (Napocor) as standby generator to support private power producers for reserve and emergency power to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). The NGCP operates the country’s transmission superhighway. He said the El Nino phenomenon three years ago during which many areas in Mindanao were hit by eight to 10 hours power interruptions almost daily might yet occur again in case of a long drought. Pimentel said Mindanao is again bracing up for the worst because the hydropower plants, which account for more than 50 percent of Mindanao’s total electricity requirements, would be adversely affected again by the long summer dry spell.

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us. There is a lot of work to do to make the peace process successful),” she added. The CAB is the final peace agreement between the GPH and MILF that will serve as basis for the drafting of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). The BBL, once passed by Congress and upheld in a plebiscite in the proposed core territory, will formalize the entrenchment of the Bangsamoro political entity that will enjoy an enhanced political and fiscal autonomy. Coronel-Ferrer said that the success of the CAB will help realize the hopes of ordinary Mindanaoans to lead peaceful lives, enjoy equal opportunities, send their children to schools, have decent jobs, and keep away from criminal activities. She also pointed out the importance of having strong and democratic governance institutions. “This is the goal of the creation of the Bangsamoro political entity – replace the institution that does not live up to the expectations for a good and democratic government. We are putting all the elements in place. The institutional designs of this (Bangsamoro) government will be more representative and accountable,” Coronel-Ferrer said in Filipino. The panel chair also stressed that lasting peace and development in Mindanao will also benefit the entire Philippines. “We need the public to understand that if we are able to work this out and have peace and development in Mindanao, the whole country will benefit. A bomb that explodes in Mindanao affects the entire country. Economic activity is disrupted, business confidence is decreased, travel is restricted. One incident can easily affect the economy of the country.”

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bricks were found in the container yard and another two on Tuesday. The ceiling of the container van had 64 divisions which led authorities to conclude that 11 more are missing as only 53 bricks have been recovered since Saturday. Emerson Rosales, director of PDEA-XI said a brick weighs a kilo and has a street value of P6 million each. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte offered a reward of P100,000 per brick for anyone who will return or give any information “You can contact me, the city director, or the chief of Bunawan Police Precinct if you would return or give any information about the missing drugs and a P100,00 reward per brick will be given in exchange,” Duterte told a press conference at the Grand Men Seng Hotel on Monday. Rosales said he could not say exactly how many bricks of cocaine are missing. “We cannot tell if there are missing items left and we cannot tell the exact amount because in the first place, we do not know how many were placed inside the container van.” The agency is now scrutinizing the seized cocaine and

R.A. 9048/10172 Form No. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines Province of Lanao del Norte Municipality of Lala

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will compare it with the cocaine recovered in Maersk Shipping yard in Sasa in 2009 and in the province of Eastern Samar where it was estimated that 2,000 kilograms of high-grade cocaine were dumped in its waters, on the same year. Only 571 kilograms were recovered by authorities. In 2009, police recovered 16 kilos of high-grade cocaine with an estimated market value of at least 112 million from several container vans inside the Maersk Shipping container yard here in Sasa. Authorities earlier said Davao City is not a known market for cocaine because of its price, and that the recovered cocaine may have been intended for shipment outside the country. Duterte created a task force to investigate all the angles involved in this case, to identify if there are lapses on the part of the Bureau of Customs, Sumifru, Shipping Lines, and to trace a possible connection to the 2009 incident. The task force is composed of operatives from PDEA, Davao City Police Office (DCPO), Bureau of Customs (BoC), Navy, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), and Maritime Police. In his television program “Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa” last Sunday, the mayor said that 41 bricks were missing and urged those who might have unknowingly taken these bricks to return to authorities. He assured them they will not be subjected to an interrogation or arrest since the shipment was clearly the handiwork of an international syndicate. Initial reports showed that the operatives of Bunawan Police Precinct, headed by Chief Insp. Simplicio Sagarino Jr., responded on Saturday after Sherwin Gabinez, security manager of Sumifru informed them that several bundles containing suspected illegal drugs were found. Records from the BoC revealed that the container van came from Hong Kong, arrived in Davao on January 8 and was transferred to the Sumifru compound on March 19. The container van would have shipped bananas for export to South Korea. In a statement, the BoC Collection District XII said they will enhance their monitoring and accounting of the flow of empty container vans used for the import and export in coordination with the shipping lines and the container yards within their jurisdiction. “The port of Davao is now tracing the original port of embarkation and the movement of the said container,” said the BoC, adding this would help determine how the container ended up in Davao and how the bricks were embedded in the ceiling of the container van. (MindaNews)

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Balingan and Asst. Chief Luzmindo U. Bacol, division chiefs and RDOs were present. Butuan City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Presi-

Sanggunian Pangliliwagan Member Hon. Glenn “Aboy” Galario hand over 2 units computer set to Lourdes Elementary School Principal Ellie Mark Sagubay, Assisted by Sanggunian Pangliliwagan Member Hon.John Lee Quillo at Barangay Lourdes, Valencia City.Witnessed by the Barangay Chairman of Barangay Lourdes. photo by den batis and tata cloma

dent Joseph Omar Andaaya and some local businessmen were also invited to listen and to express their views or reactions on the said forum.

Concepcion and Amazing rock of Brgy. Tongan-tongan. The OFFICE OF THE ABC PRESIDENT reported the holding of the 1st monthly Convocation and honoring of retiree Mrs. Leonarda M. Alvarez, DILG CLGOO from page 5 duly attended by the 31 punong amending for the purpose of Re- Barangays and barangay officials. It public Act No. 9048. also attended the Phil. Councilors It processed a total of 78 League 9th national Congress. transactions, to wit: Certificate The MOTORPOOL repaired of Live Births – 415; Certificate a total of 8 light vehicles and 12 of Marriage- 73; Certificate of heavy vehicles with under chassis Death—85; Supplemental Report minor repairs only, and number on Cert. Of Live Birth- 1; Applica- of vulcated tires – 24 vehicles. tion for Marriage License—176; The JOINT MOVEMENT FOR Issuance of Marriage License—137; GOOD SECONDARY HEALTH Certification Issued—45; Assign- CARE PROGRAM extended free ing of Registry Number of Civil consutation and operation to 38 Registry Documents—14; Endorse- patients having the following mediment/advance copy of Documents cal conditions: such as – Cataract; to NSO for SECPA- 18 issuances; Breast Mass; Ovarian Problem; Endorsement to N—19. Ear Problem; Nasal Polyps; Cleft The BUSINESS PERMITS Palate; Gall Stone; Cyst; Goiter; AND LICENSING DIVISION Ear Problem; Eye Problem; Throat (March 3-7, 2014) approved 1,045 Problem; Ptyregium; and Myoma. Business Permits; Approved 3006 The OFFICE OF THE BARANMotorola Permits; and issued the GAY COMMUNITY LEADERS following: Special Permits--- 53; ASSOCIATION OF VALENCIA Professional Tax Receipts – 36; INC., attended the Brgy. Assembly Business Retirement—51; Motorola Meeting, BIN Orientation & BCLA Retirement—34; Conformation Orientation; Performed a Short of Motorela—212; Franchise of Briefing for sweepers, mowers & LTFRB- 200; Dropping - 6, and Bantay kalinis intelligence & staff; Certification—6. Conducted BCLA Oplan Kalinis CITY TOURISM OFFICE at Sayre Highway Valencia City. (March 3-7, 2014) carried out The OFFICE OF THE CITY staff meeting every Monday at the ASSESOR assessed a total of 43 City tourism Office; Organized a propertise with a total assessed screening committee tasked to value of P3, 188, 730. 00; Colselect, asses and evaluate indi- lected a total amount of P161, 232. vidual/group to be nominated on 40 from Transfer Fees, Certified the 100th Founding Anniversary True Copies of TaxDec, Cerficaof the province of Bukidnon on tions & other processing fees and September 1, 2014. Categories Performed and accomplished a for nomination are as follows: total of 5, 528 office transations Public Service and Governance; & activities. Education/Institution; Arts The CITY HEALTH OFFICE (Performing, visual, literature, conducted 39 dental extractions music, crafts); Development of for various recipients; and exAgriculture; Medicine and Health; amined 23 pregnant women. Its Preservation of Indigenous People’s Maternal & Puericultural Care community; Business and Com- assisted 14 deliveries. For Repumerce; Development of Peace; ductive Health & Wllness Center Environmental Conservation; and -- 49 patients were examined and Sports and Recreation. treated. Also for Animal Bites It also Finalized Report on --226 patients; TB Dots- 77 cases Place/Point of Interest to be sub- reported; Environmental Sanitamitted at Tourism Province as tion--137 business establishments part of the Tourism promotion. were inspected. It also Issued a Namely, Lake Apo of Brgy. Guinoy- total of 1, 246 Saniatry Permits & oran, Malingon Falls of Brgy. MT. 3, 936 Health Certificates; SchisNebo, DRV Family resort of Brgy. tosomiasis Control Program- 33 Maapag, Slawao Cave of Brgy. recipients; Laboratory Services-


R.A. 9048/10172 Form No. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines Province of Lanao del Norte Municipality of Lala





In compliance with Rule 7 R.A. Act No. 10172, a notice is hereby served to the public that ELVIC RABAGO PARADERO has filed with this Office a Petition for Correction of GENDER from “FEMALE” to “MALE” in the Certificate of Live Birth of ELVIC RABAGO PARADERO who was born on 24 MAY 1989 at Andil, Lala, Lanao del Norte whose parents are IRENEO B. PARADERO and JOSIE CORA E. RABAGO. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file written opposition with this Office not later than 15 days.

In compliance with Rule 7 R.A. Act No. 10172, a notice is hereby served to the public that RUBE C. FEROLINO has filed with this Office a Petition for Correction of GENDER from “FEMALE” to “MALE” in the Certificate of Live Birth of RUBE CATAYTAY FEROLINO who was born on 30 SEPTEMBER 1981 at Lala, Lanao del Norte whose parents are BENJAMIN L. FEROLINO and ROWENA CATAYTAY. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file written opposition with this Office not later than 15 days.

(SGD) MARICHU M.SANCHEZ, MBA., MA. Municipal Civil Registrar

(SGD) MARICHU M.SANCHEZ, MBA., MA. Municipal Civil Registrar

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393 recipients; Family Planning 30 recipients; Expanded Program on Immunization - 176 recipients; Pre-Natal - 126 Women; Issued a total of 126 Medical Certificates, Medico Legal Certificate and Death Certificates, and its Pharmacy had-- 414 recipients.

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through Mindanao will still experience power shortage over time. This, he said, explains why many investors are setting their eyes on power projects in Mindanao including Pulangi V. While Pulangi V is still in predevelopment stage, Donggay said about 12 investors are looking at building coal-fired power plants. He said it would be practical to opt for hydropower to protect the environment and avoid volatile fuel rates. He said the project was already endorsed by the municipal councils of the affected towns except Kibawe. The municipal chieftains representing the tribes in the five towns had also endorsed it, he added. Zubiri, however, turned down the idea of a private corporation running Pulangi V. “As long as I’m governor, I will not allow it,” he said, clarifying that no project will be allowed without the consent of the people. He invited Donggay and other officials to join him in barangay consultations to verify the supposed opposition. He said he can convince the public to support the project if it will be proposed by government. He added that Bukidnon’s [current] power demand of 85-90 megawatts does not require such investment. Roderico Bioco, president of the Bukidnon Kaamulan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told MindaNews the estimate does not include suppressed power demand or power demand foregone because it is not available. He said Pulangi V plays a critical role in supporting big investments in Bukidnon. He said they will still support the proposed development of Pulangi V provided it complies with requirements. The Bukidnon Chamber, he said, will continue promoting power investments, in particular renewable energy, in the province. (Walter I. Balane/MindaNews)

R.A. 9048/10172 Form No. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines Province of Lanao del Norte Municipality of Tubod OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION In compliance with Rule 7 of Republic Act No. 10172, a notice is hereby served to the public that WENGIE TANGHIYAN CABALLERO has filed with this office a Petition for Correction of Clerical Error in the Child’s Gender under the entry of Sex from “FEMALE” to “MALE” in the Certificate of Live Birth of WENGIE TANGIAN CABALLERO bearing LCR No. 90-625 who was born on 14 AUGUST 1990 at KALILANGAN, TUBOD, LANAO DEL NORTE and whose parents are LUCIANA TANGHIYAN and EXPEDITO CABALLERO. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his/her written opposition with this office not later than APRIL 10, 2014. (SGD) JULIET BALURAN GALAMBAO, CE Municipal Civil Registrar

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