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DEPARTMENT of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio B. Abad (sitting third from left) and the members of the Regional Development Council (RDC) in Northern Mindanao. Abad is the guest speaker of the just-held special meeting of the RDC aimed at endorsing the priority programs and projects for Northern Mindanao in 2015. Photo supplied

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RDC-10 endorses P65.9b NorthMin priority programs, projects for 2015 u 2

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Abu Sayyaf free four captives, including two children u 9 DAVAO

Duterte tells Dabawenyos to pay right taxes to govt u 10

Small-scale mining destroying farmlands By CHRIS V. PANGANIBAN, Regional Editor-Caraga

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AROBO, Surigao del Sur—The small-scale open pit mining operations that destroyed large tracts of farmlands––and were reportedly financed by big-time Taiwanese miners––have recurred anew in the gold-rich mining village of Tambis here.

Two of ‘Top 10’ PMA grads are from Oro

Philippine Military Academy on March 16 come from Cagayan de Oro City. TWO of the “Top 10” Taking the Top 2 spot is graduating cadets of the Cadet First Class Liza JumaBy GERRY LEE GORIT Correspondent

wid Dango, 25, of barangay Bulua, who will be joining the Army and taking the Top 9 spot is See grads, page 13

See FULL STORY, page 4

Still a long way to go for intl flights in Laguindingan By Mike BaÑos Editor-at-large

EVEN if a new navigation system proves successful in enabling airliners to land and take off in adverse weather, it’s still a long way to go before international flights service what local residents have long been calling the Laguindingan

“international airport.” During the general assembly of the Cagayan de Oro City Tourism Council (CTC) held Tuesday (March 11 at the Executive House in the City Hall Complex, the region’s top tourism and airport officials said it’s not merely a question of being able to service international aircraft that needs to be

addressed. “We have to expand our passenger and cargo terminals whose design capacities were already exceeded at its opening in June last year,” said Jose P. Bodiongan, Area IX manager for the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) who manages the Laguindingan See flights, page 9

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RDC-10 endorsesP65.9B NorthMin priority programs, projects for 2015 CAGAYAN de Oro City––A total of P 65.926 billion is being proposed by 22 regional line agencies (RLAs) and seven state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the region with budget allocation highest for the Social Sector (52%) followed by the Infrastructure Sector (41%); Economic Sector (7.0%); and the Macro Sector (0.72%). This was endorsed by Regional Development Council of Northern Mindanao (RDC-10) as priority programs and projects for implementation in 2025. The RDC, during a special meeting held on March 12, 2014, here in Cagayan de Oro City said, “the endorsement of the budget is geared towards the attainment of inclusive growth and the realization of Region 10’s vision of becoming the gateway and industrial core and trade center in the south.” With 80 percent of the

members in attendance, the activity was steered by acting RDC-10chairand NEDA-10 Director Leon M. Dacanay Jr.with the Budget and Management Secretary Florencio B. Abad as the guest speaker. Secretar y Abad discussed about PerformanceInformed Budgeting which is not just about reforms, putting a human face of the budget, and concretizing what was done in the delivery of programs and services. “Rather, it is defining before our people, our values and what we want to aspire for, what we want to achieve, and our goals for our society,” he said. Secretary Abad emphasized the need to tailor-fit programs and projects with what is really needed in the communities targeting the poorest and most vulnerable to alleviate poverty. “With Northern Mindanao having the largest See ENDORSES, page 9

Rep. Rufus B. Rodriguez, 2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City, (5th from L), formally turns-over the Indahag Health Center to Jeden Tiu, the head nurse. The project involves expansion, repair and rehabilitation of the Indahag Health Center costing P 2,448,517.05. Also in the photo are Dra. Ellenitta Gamolo and Engr. Yllana of the Department of Health,Kagawads Damo and Singsing, other staff of the DOH and Laureta Taglinawan. KENDISCHAVES

‘Rufus’ turns over infra projects worth P 164m By CRIS DIAZ Executive Editor

CAGAYAN de Oro City–– Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, 2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City, on Thursday led

the ground breaking and turnover of 17 various infrastructure projects here worth P 164 million. Rodriguez said that the a l lo cat ion was p ar t of the “line item” funds of

the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Tourism (DOT) for the infrastructure projects in the second congressional district of Cagayan de Oro City. Rodriguez made the clarification in response to questions that the fund could still be part of the unexpended “pork barrel” fund under the abolished P r i or it y D e v e l opm e nt Assistance Fund (PDAF) enjoyed by members of the House of Congress. He said that the PDAF w as a l re a dy ab ol ishe d

when the Supreme Court held that it was uncons t itut i on a l . “ Wh at w e have now is f unds for items lined up in various national government a ge n c i e s i nt e n d e d for various projects in the Congressional districts,” Rodriguez added. He s aid t hat t he “line items” funded by various national government agencies were part of the government’s effort to be transparent in spending public funds. During the turnover and groundbreaking on T h u r s d a y, R o d r i g u e z said that 12 barangays in Cagayan de Oro City’s second congressional districts became recipients of v ar i ou s i n f r a st r u c ture projects particularly farm-to-market roads, construction of health centers, w idening and opening of roads in order to enhance the local tourism industry. He said the funds for the f a r m - t o - m a r ke t ro a d s were taken from the Department of Agriculture while the Department of He a lt h (D OH) f unde d the various health center projects. Rodriguez said that the funds for the rest of the infrastructure projects came from the “line item” of t he DPWH and t he DOT.


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Mining operated by Taiwanese financiers destroys farmlands By CHRIS V. PANGANIBAN, Regional Editor-Caraga

BAROBO, Surigao del Sur— Small-scale open pit mining that have destroyed large tracts of farmlands which were reportedly financed by big time Taiwanese miners have recurred anew in the gold-rich mining village of

Tambis here. The unabated mining activities in the area, which is just about 200 meters from the national highway, have already excavated deep down to the bedrock of the earth’s surface causing

wide destruction to several hectares of farms. The destructive smallscale open cut residual mining had recurred over the last few weeks when the Taiwanese miners resumed operation using backhoes and high pressure water pumps. This had also drawn many small-scale miners to engage in a free-for-all gold panning activity after the news has spread in the neighboring villages that one miner alone can get as much as 100 grams a day. A document on See MINING, page 9

OPEN PIT MINING. The extent of damage caused by free-for-all open pit small scale mining reportedly financed by Taiwanese miners in the gold rich mining village of Tambis in Surigao del Sur. Photo by Chris V. Panganiban of MDN-Caraga

House committee to probe NIA-Caraga By PAT SAMONTE Regional Editor-Caraga

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QUEZON City––Finding sufficient evidence, the House Committee on Good Government and P ubl i c Ac c ou nt abi l it y unanimously voted for a full-blown inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the implementation of projects by the National Irrigation

Administration in Caraga Region. The committee conducted on Tuesday a preliminary determination on the allegations of anomalous disparities between the NIACaraga’s accomplishment report and actual work on the ground raised by Rep. Lawrence Lemuel Fortun of the First District of Agusan del Norte in a privilege speech last February 17, 2014. In his privilege speech, Fortun put to task See probe, page 13

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Australian DFAT minister turns over completed PRMF project in Misamis

MISAMIS Occidental - Minister Counsellor Layton Pike of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)-Australian Aid Program visited the Province of Misamis Occidental on March 4, 2014 to turn over one of its PRMF projects in the province. The Provincial Roads Management Facility (PRMF) is a f ive-year (2009-2014) program initiative of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) in the Philippines with a full grant financing of Aus$100 Million. It seeks to promote economic growth and improve access to infrastructure services in ten provinces in Visayas and Mindanao. The Program targets provincial government reform using road rehabilitation and maintenance as the catalyst for systematic improvement in government services in five key

reform areas: sustainable road network management; transparent and accountable budget and expenditure management system; functioning internal control system; transparent procurement process; and comprehensive human resource development plan. The Depar tment of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is t he par tner-agenc y of the PRMF to oversee the implementation of the Program to achieve the five key reform areas. The project turned over to the Province of Misamis Occidental is the rehabilitation of the 6.26 kilometer Maular-Monterico Road in Aloran, Misamis Occidental with a total project cost of Php32 Million. In all, a total of 49.51 kilometers of the provincial roads of Misamis Occidental have been funded under PRMF. Also present during the event were DILG 10

Misoc all set for ‘Go Four Health’ direction in 2014 By RUTCHIE CABAHUG-AGUHOB

O R O Q U I E TA C I T Y, Misamis Occidental – The Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental (PGMO) is set to implement the “Go Four Health,” directions in 2014. This is actually a composite of programs, projects and activities along the “Go Smoke-Free, Go ‘Sustansiya (vitamin-rich food), Go ‘Sigla’ (physical fitness) and Go Slow in ‘ Tagay’ (alcoholic drinks),” Dr. Rachel T. Micarandayo, Provincial Health Officer, said. Particularly, under the Go Smoke-Free component are the conduct of anti-smoking activities, among which is the campaign for the completely ban the Tobacco Advertisement Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS). This also includes the intensification of the campaign for Smoke-Free local government units and the search for smoke-free

barangays, as additional category for conferment of the Provincial Red Orchid Award. Another would be the awareness campaign for smoke-free homes and the implementation of a Smoking C essation Program to include detoxification through ear acupuncture, Micarandayo said. Meanwhile, PGMO will accelerate the AntiRabies, as well, as Anti-Malaria activities to maintain the province’s Malaria-Free status, as declared by the Department of Health (DOH), July of last year. In addition, it will conduct activities on Schistosomiasis Prevention and Control Program and will continuously work on the upgrading of health facilities and hospitals, through civil works and equipment, Micarandayo added. (RCA/PIA10-Misamis Occidental)

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DILG Rigional Director ATTY. Rene K Burdeos, CESO III, (from right) Provincial Governor Hermie M. Ramiro of Misamis Occidental together with the Australian Minister Counsellor Layton Pike of DFAT during the Cutting of Ribbon Ceremony of the PRMF Project in Aloran, Misamis Occidental. (Photo by DILG-10)

Regional Director Atty. Rene K. Burdeos, Misamis Occidental Governor Hermie M. Ramiro, Vice Governor Aurora Virginia Almonte, Mayor Jimmy R. Regalado of the Municipality of Aloran, Misamis

Occidental PRMF project coordinators, and Punong Barangays of the beneficiary barangays of Aloran, Misamis Occidental. Prior to the turnover ceremonies, the stakeholders boarded their vehicles

for a drive-by through the Maular-Monterico Road. Traversing the rehabilitated road highlighted the benefits of the PRMF program, such as reduced travel time, savings in transportation cost, and

increased income, which overall translate to improved lives of the beneficiaries. The three barangay chairman-beneficiaries – Maular Barangay Chairman Manuel Cabahug, Monterico Barangay Chairman Jerecleo Lagata and Caputol Barangay Chairman Romeo Jasmin, signed a memorandum of understanding and commitment to the project. This underscores that the barangay constituents play a vital role in ensuring that the roads, in partnership with the provincial government, are in good condition. Counsellor Pike expressed his fascination in seeing the project reach its completion and his gratitude to the people of the Province of Misamis Occidental for their effort in taking care of the AusAID projects. (ISADORA C. CABILDO, LGOO II)

Operation of petroleum bulk storage gets endorsement CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The City C ouncil’s C ommittee on Laws has endorsed a resolution allowing the operation of a petroleum bulk storage facility in a coastal village here, Vice Mayor Ian Acenas said on Thursday. Acenas said the City Council has not objected with the approval of the resolution no. 11610-2014, which allows the

operation of the North Mindanao Import Facility (Shell Petroleum Products Bulk Storage Facilities Project) in barangay Puntod, a coastal village north of the city. Acenas, however, said that while the company has already obt ai n e d t h e E nv i ron m e nt a l Compliance Certificate (ECC) from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

(DENR), the operation of the company is still subject to rules and conditions set forth by the different government agencies in the city. He said that the committee on laws and rules headed by Councilor Ramon Tabor endorsed the resolution after a substantive review of the submitted documents. (PNA)


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Is penalizing online libel constitutional? The Philippine Press Institute, National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, together with the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, and other journalist groups have filed a motion asking the Supreme Court (SC) to nullify questionable provisions in the Cybercrime Prevention Act, including the one on online libel. The petition seeks to declare online libel in Sec. 4(C)4 of the said act unconstitutional because it constitutes prior restraint and curtails the citizens basic rights to free speech and expression. It is sad to note that in decriminalizing libel, the Philippines is left behind because around the world, libel has been decriminalized already. It could be noted that the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which the Philippines is a party, upholds the right to free speech and expression, and maintains that no defamation law shall be passed which will suppress these freedoms. Media organizations must resist punitive provisions in Cybercrime law such as unduly delegating judicial and legislative powers to law enforcement agencies like the Philippine National Police and the National Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice. Penalizing online libel, is unconstitutional not only for the original author but also for those who merely receive the post or reacted to it. Earlier, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of online libel, by declaring that section 4(c)(4), which penalizes online libel, is constitutional in regard to the original author of a post and those who merely received it or reacted to it. Are we forgetting that the Constitution of the Philippines guarantees freedom of speech, of expression, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances?. Ditto with article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which similarly guarantees free speech. The petitioning media organizations argued that International treaties that the Philippines ratifies, or to which the Philippines accedes, such as international human rights treaties, like the ICCPR,

Editorial become part for Philippine laws through transformation. Article 19 of the ICCPR states in part: “ Everyone shall have the right to freedom of expression; this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds, regardless of frontiers, either orally, in writing or in print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice.” The United Nations Human Rights Committee, the body charged with the duty to supervise the implementation of the ICCPR, has stated: “ Defamation laws must be crafted with care to ensure that they comply with paragraph 3, and that they do not serve, in practice, to stifle freedom of expression. All such laws, in particular penal defamation laws, should include such defences as the defence of truth and they should not be applied with regard to those forms of expression that are not, of their nature, subject to verification. At least with regard to comments about public figures, consideration should be given to avoiding penalizing or otherwise rendering unlawful untrue statements that have been published in error but without malice. In any event, a public interest in the subject matter of the criticism should be recognized as a defence. Care should be taken by States parties to avoid excessively punitive measures and penalties. Where relevant, States parties should place reasonable limits on the requirement for a defendant to reimburse the expenses of the successful party. States parties should consider the decriminalization of defamation and, in any case, the application of the criminal law should only be countenanced in the most serious of cases and imprisonment is never an appropriate penalty. It is impermissible for a State party to indict a person for criminal defamation but then not to proceed to trial expeditiously – such a practice has a chilling effect that may unduly restrict the exercise of freedom of expression of

the person concerned and others. The issue at bar is that legitimate online expression is being criminalized in contravention of the States’ international human rights obligations, whether it is through the application of existing criminal laws to online expression, or through the creation of new laws specifically designed to criminalize expression on the Internet. Such laws are often justified as being necessary to protect individuals’ reputation, national security or to counter terrorism. However, in practice, they are frequently used to censor content that the Government and other powerful entities do not like or agree with. The UN’s Special Rapporteur reiterates the call to all governments to decriminalize defamation. Protection of national security or countering terrorism cannot be used to justify restricting the right to expression unless it can be demonstrated that: (a) the expression is intended to incite imminent violence; (b) it is likely to incite such violence; and (c) there is a direct and immediate connection between the expression and the likelihood or occurrence of such violence. In Online services, or intermediary platforms that facilitate participatory information sharing and collaboration in the creation of content, individuals are no longer passive recipients, but also active publishers of information. They enable individuals to share critical views and to find objective information. Furthermore, producers of traditional media can also use the Internet to greatly expand their audiences at nominal cost. We call on the decision-makers. The cyber space platform enables individuals to exchange information and ideas instantaneously and inexpensively across national borders. Please consider the fact that the Internet allows access to information and knowledge that was previously unattainable. This, in turn, contributes to the discovery of the truth and progress of society as a whole. Suppressing freedoms on this area would tantamount to killing the purpose of modern technology, and the inherent rights of human beings such as freedom of expression. Decriminalize all forms of libel now!

Braveness Special Gospel of the day: Luke1: 67-79(March14, 2014-Friday) Luke 1:67-79- that we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us; To perform the mercy [promised] to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant; The oath which he swore to our father Abraham, That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear, In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life. And thou, child, shall be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shall go before

the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins, Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, To give light to them that sit in darkness and [in] the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace: This gospel teaches us about the proclamation of Zacharias about the “Messiah Jesus Christ.” He was the first who recognized Jesus as the savior of this earth. He was brave in telling the public about Jesus. Supposedly, we will imitate this

Biblical reflection man with regards to his “braveness” in telling Jesus to others. In Matthew 10:32-33-Whosoever therefore shall “confess” me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven. Therefore, Tell the truth: Printing paid by: Neneth - Bobong Balino- Dr. Edith, PhD- Tony Jordan - CDO. St. Peter Calungsod, pray for us! Listen: Radio Ultra AM-1188-3:30 PM - Sunday: #0928414949009266607505: Question – Prayer request: Please follow me “WORD

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THERE is only one possible reason that the people could think of why President Aquino continues to be adamant about the Freedom of Information bill proved by his refusal to certify it as urgent and that is because he wants to view freedom of information from the viewpoint of those in power. Freedom of information is meant to benefit the citizenry and not those who are in power. Aquino’s refusal is thus contradictory to his administration’s matuwid na daan mantra which is fundamentally anchored on transparency. Aquino changed his heart of being transparent only when he was already in power. While he was still seeking the presidency he made a vow to the electorate he will pursue the transparent path the most evident proof of which is freedom of information. If Aquino is just following the advice of an adviser, then he is ill-advised. If it is his personal position that the country does not need freedom of information, then he is 180 degrees opposite to his own position while he was still a candidate. He is therefore reneging on his campaign commitment. The change of heart, I believe, only proves that Aquino is not immune to that malady most leaders fall into which is to become protective of the status quo instead of becoming a trailblazer. This just goes to show Aquino is not keen about what legacy he would leave the people when he steps down from power.

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The FOI bill A deeper view Jesse E.L. Bacon II A leader not conscious about the kind of legacy he will be leaving behind is no leader. Leaders are there to make a mark. A leader who is not thinking of what lasting mark he should make for himself is a leader who’ll go down in the dustbin of history ignominiously. Aquino is doing right with his battle against corruption notwithstanding the accusations that he is waging it selectively. Regardless of the view of the minority, Aquino is hailed for his apparent resolve to address the problem of corruption in government. All his efforts in regard his administration’s battle against corruption, however, might just go the drain now that he has made clear his adamant position toward freedom of information. The battle against corruption will never progress unless transparency is institutionalized. Institutionalizing transparency means enacting laws that’ll empower the ordinary folks’ access to government records. This is what a freedom of information law could give the citizenry that Aquino hates to be passed by Congress. Is Aquino’s battle against corruption is for real or

indeed just selective? With his refusal to certify the freedom of information bill as urgent for being important, for being necessary in the equation of stamping out corruption, Aquino seems to be confirming fears his anticorruption battle is indeed selective only. Fact v. claim The doctors aggrieved by the Bureau of Internal Revenue newspaper advertisement depicting them as tax cheats, that’s their claim, by the way, which is not what others think of about the ad, should not just cry foul over the controversial advertisement. They should arm themselves with the facts to support their claim of not being tax cheats. Let us admit that there are doctors who are faithfully paying their taxes. They are those under the employ of an employer such as the government, hospitals or private companies. But this type of medical practitioners is paying their taxes not as doctors but as employees because their income taxes are withheld from source or by their employers. We do not have any problem with this type of medical practitioners. But those doctors who are into

private practice are the ones that the BIR is saying not to be paying their taxes, at least properly. And if ever they pay, they shortchange the government by not declaring the right income they earned. When the BIR says that the latter type of medical practitioners is the one not paying taxes, it is saying it as a matter of fact. They have the records of all taxpayers and they also have the records of the actual number of medical practitioners in the country given them by the Professional Regulations Commission. I understand that out of the more or less 1.5 million professional practitioners, only about 400,000 are paying their taxes. When the doctors say they are not tax cheats because they are paying their taxes faithfully, that is just a claim. Claims hold water only if backed up by facts. Sadly, the doctors have not presented the facts so far to prove their claim. So in this regard, the BIR’s fact remains not assailed by the self-serving claim of the doctors. My unsolicited advice to the doctors, those who are in private practice most especially, is for them to assail the facts of the BIR with more superior facts. You cannot assail a fact with a mere claim of not being tax cheats. •• (Reactions at jelbacon@ yahoo.com or at jelbaconii@ gmail.com. Read me also at www.raconteurme.blogspot. com)

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Group slams fisheries law: We are 16 years a slave

In its updated paper entitled 16 years of Fisheries Code, Filipino Fisherfolk Still Fish in Troubled Waters, Pamalakaya asserted that Republic Act No. 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Law of 1998 failed to raise the standard of living of small fisherfolk and was very dismal in protecting marine and inland environment from destruction by corporate interests.’

First of a series By GERRY ALBERT CORPUZ of Bulatlat.com

Every marginalized fisherman in this country has been suffering 16 years of intense slavery courtesy of the 16-year old Fisheries Code of 1998. This was how the fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) assessed Republic Act No.

8550 also known as the Philippine Fisheries Law of 1998. It is asserting that amendments to the 16-year old Fisheries Law will not eradicate across-the-nation poverty, hunger and dispossession among the ranks of 1.3 million poor fishermen all over the country. “Every fisherman in this country is 16 years a slave under the Fisheries Code of 1998. The move to check the excesses and infirmities of the law by

selective amendments will not work. The best thing for Congress is to repeal this 16 year-old fisheries law,” said Pamalakaya vice chairperson Salvador France in a statement. The fisherfolk leader issued the call after it learned last week that the Senate will soon conduct public hearings on the proposed amendments to the Fisheries Code of 1998. “Let us call a spade a spade. See SLAVE, page 13

Env’t body to look into logging operations COUNCILOR Zaldy Ocon, chair of the City Council committee on Environment and Natural Resources, will soon invite the Municipal Local Environment and Natural Resources Officer of Talakag,Bukidnon to shed light on the alleged issuance of permits for logging operations in two hinterland barangays. Ocon told The Power, the daily newsletter of the City Council, that he recently received reports regarding the illegal cutting of trees at sitios Dungguan and Manai at Barangay Tignapoloan and in Barangay Besigan. “Thousands of board feet of Gmelina were held by authorities,” he said. “Dili kini angayan ipa-

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US lawmakers demand action on climate change By Michael Bowman of VOANews.com

At the US Capitol, Democratic senators are speaking all night long Monday on the perils of climate change, and urging swift action to combat it. More than 30 lawmakers hope to advance legislation to cut carbon emissions, which are blamed by most scientists for rising global temperatures. Pro-environmental initiatives have been stalled for years in America’s politically divided Congress––a situation that is not expected to change anytime soon. But that isn’t stopping Democrats from speaking out on the Senate floor. Senator Patrick Leahy said the evidence of climate change is plain to see. “We see it in California’s scorched farmlands, in Alaska’s retreating glaciers, in Wyoming’s burnt forests and [America’s] superstormravaged coastlines,” he said. “I say it is time to wake up and take action.” Leahy urged passage of laws to boost America’s clean energy sector and tax carbon emissions.

No Republicans are joining their Democratic colleagues in the special Senate session. Earlier, however, several Republicans urged legislative restraint. Senator Jeff Sessions said scientists are not unanimous in assessing the reality, much less the causes, of climate change. “There has been a lot of exaggeration, a lot of hype,” he said. He added: “The American people are feeling the crunch already in their electric bills, in their gasoline bills as a result of our efforts to stop a rising temperature that does not seem to be rising right now.” With major environmental legislation stymied in Congress, President Barack Obama has acted on his own where possible. The president faces a major test in whether to approve construction of a controversial pipeline to transport Canadian oil– –a project backed almost unanimously by Republicans but vehemently opposed by Obama’s pro-environment political allies.

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in Barangay Alat, Jolo, the capital town of Sulu. Amlih and Abuhail were picking up Nain and Karanain to the Jolo Notre Dame School for Girls when seven armed men dressed in "tablig" attire blocked their vehicle. At gunpoint, the gunmen transferred the victims to a "Tamaraw" vehicle and sped towards the municipality of Patikul. Meanwhile, Muyuela said that the 2nd Marine Brigade in coordination with the Sulu Police Provincial Office is tracking down the suspects behind the abduction of the four victims. (PNA)

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AMBOANGA CITY - Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits have released the four people, including two children, abducted last week in Sulu, a military official said.

Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) information officer Captain Maria Rowena Muyuela said released were the following: Mohamad Zaher Nain, 11; Alyza Farah Karanain, eight; Almalyn Abuhail, 17; and, Saddam Amlih, 24. Nain is the son of Jolo Municipal Health Officer Dr. Faranazh Jajurie and Karanain is a relative

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Temporary Small-Scale Mining Permit signed by Gov. Johnny Pimentel issued to a certain Gecel Bahalla, a resident of San Francisco town in neighboring Agusan del Sur province has encouraged the resurgence of unabated mining in the area. But provincial administrator Efren Rivas denied they had issued such mining permit to Bahalla on March 5. “Normally important documents like that one always go to my office for me to counter sign before the governor sign its approval.” Town councilor Danny Lumapas, who chairs the council’s environment committee, said Bahalla could be used as front by bigtime Taiwanese financiers known as certain Jennifer Wen, Jo Wen and a certain Nick Hsu, who rents several backhoes and high pressure water pumps that can easily separate gold from other minerals while it is being caught through large sluice boxes. A similar destructive mining activities reportedly operated by Hsu in the nearby sub-village of Kauswagan was stopped by Pimentel last year by virtue of a Cease and Desist Order. A check at the Bureau of Immigration office in Butuan City showed that Hsu no longer has a record in the list while Jo Wen only holds tourist visa and Jennifer Wen no longer renewed her tourist visa to extend her stay in the country.

while Amlih and Abuhail are the family driver and house helper, respectively. Muyuela disclosed the victims were freed around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday at the circumferential road in Barangay Latih, Patikul, Sulu. The victims were seized last March 3 in front of a tailoring shop along General Arola Street

Lumapas said he will file a motion at the council during their regular session on Tuesday to call for an investigation on the recurrence of destructive small mining activities. He said the mining activities has already caused heavy damage to the farms and threatened another damage to a million peso two kilometer farm-tomarket road concreting project.

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airport. Since it was designed 12 years ago, Mr. Bodiongan said the airport had already surpassed its design capacity of 1.6 million passengers with an air traffic volume of 1.622 million passengers recorded at the Cagayan de Oro (Lumbia airport) in 2012 which it was designed to replace. CAAP records show air passenger traffic for JulyDecember 2013 at the new facility added to the January-June, 2013 volume of the Lumbia Airport breached 1.89 million passengers, or over three times the 606,216 recorded at Lumbia in 2006, a mere seven years ago. Despite Laguindingan Airport operating only during daytime under Visual Flight Rules (VFR), air passenger traffic at the two facilities still grew by 268,000 in 2013, the largest increase registered during the CAAP’s operations at Lumbia which had consistently attained double digit growth in passenger volume every year from 2006-2013. When the Korean con-

R.A. 9048/ 10172 Form no. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines Local Civil Registry Office Province: Lanao del Norte Municipality: Sultan Naga Dimaporo -oOo-

tractor Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. officially turns over Laguindingan Airport to the CAAP on June 30, 2014 (except for the air navigation and support facilities), it would enable the agency to undertake interim renovations and expansions to address congestion at its passenger terminal. “Besides prioritizing the expansion of the passenger and cargo terminals and related facilities, we would still have to provide for additional space for Customs, Immigration, Quarantine and Security (CIQS) facilities if we wish to host international flights,” Mr. Bodiongan added. The original Terms of Reference for the Operations & Maintenance Public-Private Partnership (O&M PPP) Development Plan of the airport merely covered its operations and maintenance. But it was later recommended for upgrading by the Regional Development Council for Region X (RDC-X) to include additional facilities and capacity of the airport to be carried out in three (3) phases. Phase 1 specifies the expansion of the passenger terminal building to 14,490 sq.m. from the present 7,184 sq.m., expansion of the cargo terminal building to 8,652 sq.m. from the present 350 sq.m. and expansion of the parking lot from 10,300 to 24,600 sq.m. The privatization plan is now awaiting the NEDA Board’s approval before it is bidded out to the private sector later this year.

Baby dies in Zamboanga fire ZAMBOANGA CITY – An infant has died late Tuesday from a fire that gutted a house in Zamboanga city in southern Philippines, officials said. Officials said the baby’s body was recovered by a fireman in the burned house owned by the Kasim family at Sampaguita Road in Guiwan village. The parents of the child were not in the house when

R.A. 9048/10172 Form No. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines Province of Lanao del Norte Municipality of Lala OFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION

In compliance with Section 7 of R.A. No. 10172, a notice is hereby served to the public that RAUL P. RESPUESTO has filed with this office a petition for correction of clerical error particularly in the DATE OF BIRTH from “MARCH 14, 1967” to “MARCH 16, 1967” in the certificate of Live Birth of ROSALINDA PONTERES PANTILAGA who was born on MARCH 16, 1967 at KAROMATAN NOW SULTAN NAGA DIMAPORO, LANAO DEL NORTE and whose parents are HERACLEO FANTILAGA and RESTITUTA PONTERES Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his/her written opposition with this office not later than 31 MARCH 2014.

In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. Act No. 9048 and Rule 7 of R.A. Act No. 10172, a notice is hereby served to the public that MELECIO RAMAYLA FUENTES has filed with this Office a Petition for Change of First Name and Correction of Clerical Error from “JOVINA” to “MELECIO” And for Correction of GENDER from “FEMALE” to “MALE” in the certificate of live birth of JOVINA FUENTES who was born on February 12, 1959 at Lala, Lanao del Norte and whose parents are DOMINADOR FUENTES and JUANITA RAMAYLA. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file written opposition with this Office not later than 15 days.

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C at a l i n o C h an I I I , Department of Tourism from page 2 (DOT) Region X Director, prospect of economic growth, said the DOT is eyeing a members of the RDC has the Busan, South Korea-Singa- the profound role of ensuring that the pore-Cagayan de Oro (via regional budgets sustain economic Laguindingan) route since expansion, provide employment and statistics show Cagayan de livelihood opportunities. Inclusive will never happen unless Oro has one of the highest growth there are livelihood and income opnumber of resident Koreans portunities on the ground,” Secretary Abad said. in the Philippines. Abad said the four priori“However, we are con- ties Sec. in the 2015 budget as follows: ducting further studies to (1) strengthening social safety nets see if the projected pas- for the poor through the Pantawidsenger volume from Busan Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps); paving the roads to have rapid would be sufficient to justify (2) and sustainable economic growth; a direct link to Cagayan de (3) creation of more jobs and liveliOro without dropping by hood; and (4) climate-proofing the Singapore which has one geo-hazard areas. The budgets were presented by of the highest number of the Chairs/Co-Chairs/Vice-Chairs resident Filipinos that can of the Sector Committees. Director further bolster passenger ReneBurdeos presented the Macro and Administration Sector traffic along this route,” Development requirement of P473.601 million for he added. the regional offices of DOLE and DILG. Mr. Chan said the pro- Ms. Emma Nieva requested support jected passenger traffic to the P4.327 billion requirement of along the proposed route EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT should also be able to susBY AGREEMENT OF THE HEIRS tain at least twice weekly flights to allow Koreans Notice is hereby given that the a return flight within the Late REMEGIO S. EVANGELISTA, who died in Kashima Japan, on week. December 27, 2011, at the time of Korea was the Philip- his death, the spouses Josephine C. pines leading visitor market Evangelista and deceased husband in 2013, followed by the have a savings account with Philippine National Bank (PNB), Malate United States Branch, Taft Avenue, Manila in the Japan, China and Tailatter’s name, with a deposit of ONE wan. The DOT has set a HUNDRED THOUSAND (P100,000.00) “fighting target” of 10 mil- PESOS, more or less. That the parties herein have agreed to divide and settle lion foreign tourist arrivals the aforementioned personal property by 2016. between and among them in the following manner, to wit; 5A.) 50% of the By regional grouping, East Asia continues to con- total amount of the deposit with PNB to the surviving spouse Josephine C. tribute the biggest share Evangelista, representing her share in with the ASEAN region the the conjugal partnership and 5B.) the third largest contributor of remaining 50% to be divided equally by the surviving spouse Josephine the overall traffic base. C. Evangelista and their children Koreans ranked fifth in Maria Frea C. Evangelista, Niño per capita spending among Rey C. Evangelista; Peter John C. Evangelista, and Quene Marie C. the Philippines’ top markets 6. That the shares of with US$874.59 in 2012, Evangelista; Peter John C. Evangelista, and Quene trailing Canada, Australia, Marie C. Evangelista who are both Germany and the United minors and in the custody and care of their mother Josephine C. EvanKingdom. gelista shall be released to the latter,

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the fire broke out. Authorities were investigating the cause of the fire. A candle was reportedly left unattended in the house. An earlier fire also razed at least 9 stalls owned by Vicente Alavar in Vitali village and was believed to have been caused by a faulty electrical wiring in one of the stalls rented by Vicente Delos Reyes.(Mindanao Examiner)

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the Economic Development sector (DA, BFAR, DAR, DENR, DOT, DTI, and DOST). Mr. Jordan IanApatasked the body’s endorsement of the Social Development Sector requirement of P34.328 billion for DepEd, CHED, DOH, DSWD, NHA, TESDA, BSU, CMU, CPSC, NMSC, MOSCAT, MSU-IIT and MUST. Dr. Modesto Babaylan requested the endorsement of the P26.797 billion requirement of the Infrastructure and Utilities Sector agencies (CAAP, DPWH, LTFRB, LTO, MARINA, NIA, & NTC). Director Dacanayassured the body that the proposals have passed technical review by the sector committees on March 5, 2014 to ensure consistency of the region’s priorities with the President’s Social Contract and the sectoral outcomes indicated in the Regional Development Plan and Investment Program for 2013-2016. The proposed FY 2015 budgets of the RLAs and SUCs will be endorsed to their respective agency central offices for consideration. (Peleta B. Abejo, DRD, NRO-X) DEED OF EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH ABSOLUTE SALE

is the subject of EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT BY AGREEMENT OF THE HEIRS, made and executed in Benoni, Mahinog, Camiguin Province, this 30th day of January 2014 by and among the legal heirs; JOSEPHINE C. EVANGELISTA, Filipino, of legal age, resident of Benoni, Mahinog, Camiguin Province and the surviving spouse of the deceased; and the deceased legitimate children namely; MARIA FRIA C. EVANGELISTA and NIÑO REY C. EVANGELISTA, both of legal age, Filipino, single and residents of Benoni, Mahinog, Camiguin Province; PETER JOHN C. EVANGELISTA and QUENE MARIE C. EVANGELISTA, both minors, Filipino, single and also residing in Benoni, Mahinog, Camiguin Province. As per Doc. No. 326; Page No. 11; Book No. 71; Series of 2014; under Notary Public of ATTY. VITO M. CARILLO.

Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the Late Spouses PIO BALACUIT, who died on July 17, 2009 and JOSEFINA CASTILLON, who died on May 12, 2007, all in Cagayan de Oro City; left a parcel of residential land which is more particularly bounded and described as follows: TRANSFER CERTIFICATE OF TITLE NO. T-38195 “A PARCEL OF LAND (Lot 2021-N, of the Subdivision Plan (LRC) Psd-120011, being a portion Lot 2021, Cagayan Cadastre, LRC Record No. N-4915), situated in the District of Carmen, City of Cagayan de Oro. Containing an area of ONE HUNDRED NINETY (190) SQUARE METERS, more or less, is the subject of DEED OF EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH ABSOLUTE SALE, made and entered into by and between, ANGELITA BALACUIT ESPINOSA, Filipino, of legal age, married and a resident of Xavier Compound, Zone 7, Acasia Street, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City; EDITHA BALACUIT COMILANG, Filipino, of legal age, married and a resident of Xavier Compound, Zone 7, Acasia Street, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City; FELIX CASTILLON BALACUIT, Filipino, of legal age, married and a resident of Zone 5, Tangke, Taboc, Opol, Misamis Oriental; PIO CASTILLON BALACUIT, JR., Filipino, of legal age, married and a resident of Xavier Compound, Zone 7, Acasia Street, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City, and NOEL CASTILLON BALACUIT, Filipino, of legal age, married and a resident of Zone 4, Lower Calacapan, Indahag, Cagayan de Oro City. That for and in consideration of the sum of TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND (P200,000.00) Pesos, Philippine currency, is hereby acknowledge to our entire satisfaction being paid to us in hand by MYRNA CHUA LABITAD, Filipino, of legal age, married to ROBERTO T. LABITAD, and a resident of No. 187 Xavier Compound, Zone 7, Acasia Street, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City, do hereby SELL, CEDE, TRANSFER and CONVEY unto the said MYRNA CHUA LABITAD, her heirs, and assigns the above-described parcel of land. As per Doc. No. 240; Page No. 48; Book No. 14; Series of 2013; under Notary Public of ATTY. MANUEL A. NOLASCO.

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Duterte asks Dabawenyos Everyone’s VIP at the Araw Ng Dabaw to pay right taxes

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AVAO CITY - Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his call to Dabawenyos to pay the right taxes in order to help the government provide the basic services needed by the people.

“The government needs to collect taxes to construct roads and public infrastructure, pay teachers and provide other social services to the people,” he said. Even the city government could not continue to operate without taxes, he added. He said the city sends the taxes it collects to Manila but we are given our share through the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA). The city has an IRA of P2,898,489,579 billion. This is a P13,830,536 million reduction from the original 2014 IRA of P2,912,320,115 billion as a result of the creation of new cities. “I know some of you are

hesitant to pay the right taxes for fear that it will not be returned to you in terms of social services because of the allegations of corruption in Congress,” he said. But whether or not you trust Congress, he added, you have to pay the right taxes because your country needs it. Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares was recently in the city for the 2014 Tax Campaign Kick Off, an event greatly supported by Duterte. Henares said the government has been making headway in its tax collection efforts, citing a 15% increase in tax collection

last year. She attributed this to the aggressive stance of the government in going after tax evaders. She said the local government has a high stake in the amount of taxes collected by the government because “for every peso collected as taxes, 40 centavos go to the local government through their IRA share.’ It is also because of this increase in tax collection that the Philippines got a credit upgrade. Part of this aggressive campaign versus tax evaders is the new advertisements which have been criticized by certain sectors especially the medical professionals. (PNA)

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Kimberlite Pawnshop will be having an AUCTION SALE on all items that expired on January 2014 AUCTION DATE: March 20, 2014 Estrada Bldg., Fortich-Don Carlos Sts., Malaybalay City, Bukidnon

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City MYRLEN PIL Applicant/s

Case No; 2014-10-455 2009-10-013

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Everyone's a VIP this March 15, Saturday, as clubs Starr and Moon, in partnership with Hybrid, Cork & Barrel, Club Aurum World K-Box and Edong's Resto Bar, in cooperation with SMART and Colt 45, bring you the Araw ng Dabaw Step Up Street Party. The 1st Araw ng Dabaw Step Up Street Party will feature top international guest DJ Ingo Vogelmann from Germany. Ingo Vogelmann runs three successful shows on FRISKY — the number 1 radio station in its field — the 8 hours marathon show "LIGHTWORKS", the legendary Ambient show "TIME OUT" and the "Release Promo Hype Chart Essentials" where Ingo showcases the best new material from the most significant promo pool for progressive dance music. From over 200 shows on the station, "LIGHTWORKS" has been ranked #4 in 2011, Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City DAGATAN, RUZZELER CaseNo;2014-10-456 Applicant/s 2009-10-429

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority of validity of certificate of public convenience to operate PUJ service on the line ;Cogon Market to Pier and vice versa with the use of One (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for extension of certificate of public convenience to operate PUJ service on the line ;Cagayan de Oro to Iligan and vice versa with the use of one (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014..

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

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Tayo Na

( Tune : Do your ears hang low) VERNA N. ABALDE Teacher -1 Imbatug Central E/S

Tayo na’t magbasa Sumulat at kumanta Pagsikapan ang lahat Huwag mag absent Huwag mag drop Samahan ang ate at kuya sa eskwela Para lahat ay masaya. Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City LILY CHAVEZ Applicant/s

Case No; 2014-10-422 2008-10-946

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City MERLYN OLIVEROS Case No; 2014-10-454 Applicant/s (2009-10-505)

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for extension of certificate of public convenience to operate TH FREIGHT service on the line ;Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Mindanao accessible to motor vehicle traffic and vice versa with the use of two (2)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 27, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least TEN (10) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for extension of certificate of public convenience to operate PUJ service on the line;Cogon Market to Gusa/Cugman and vice versa with the use of one (1) unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014..

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City HENJIE ALIVIO Applicant/s

Case No; 2014-10-473 2009-10-496

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City ALLAN ACERO Applicant/s

Case No; 2014-10-470 2008-10-2174

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For Approval of extension of validity of certificate of public convenience to operate TAXI Aircon Service on the line;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X and vice versa with the use of one(1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014..

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for approval of extension of validity of certificate of public convenience to operate PUJ service on the line;Puerto to Balingoan and vice versa with the use of one (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014..

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014


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Connecting the World with Resilient Construction at the 19th WORLDBEX Worldbex Services International holds the 19th Philippine World Building and Construction Expo from 10am to 8pm until March 16 at the World Trade Center Manila Manila, Philippines -- In response to the construction industry’s everchanging need to expand market scope and increase sales growth, industry veteran and founding chairman Joseph L. Ang mounted the Philippine World Building and Construction Exposition or WORLDBEX. Surpassing expectations, WORLDBEX launched itself as a platform for the high-grade exchange of global industry trends which quickly spawned the birth of Worldbex Services International (WSI). Twenty years later, the Philippine World Building and Construction Exposition or WORLDBEX remains at the forefront of the industry as it serves as a primary source of the latest technologies, products and equipments, a venue to build connection, and a means to get the latest industry know-hows through insightful seminars and various pocket events. This year, the 19th WORLDBEX ups the ante as it occupies the joint venues of World Trade Center Manila and the Philippine Trade Training Center – taking over 30,000-sqm of exhibit space. Accessibility is ensured with free shuttles, a business lounge, and additional parking slots that are widely available during the course of the event. Last year’s WORLDBEX broke new grounds as it welcomed over 158,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors from here and abroad. This time around, a healthy mix of architects, direct buyer-end users,

contractors, distributors, developers, dealer-agents, purchasers, importers and exporters, interior designers, ITIS specialists, marketing and sales representatives, consultants, and more are expected to flock the exceptional event. Evolution through resilience Each year, WORLDBEX focuses on a theme in which its whole production would revolve around so as to address relevant concerns and issues. As such, the 19th WORLDBEX decidedly explores the theme of “Connecting the World through Resilient Construction”. Urged by the alarming realities faced by the world as it experiences rapid environmental changes brought on by global warming, the 19th WORLDBEX features all that there is to know about resilient building and construction. Through the series of booths and activities, WORLDBEX is seen to increase awareness among the local construction industry through a dynamic exchange of knowledge and trade information about resilient construction and its role in preventing the disruption of normal life in the event of natural and man-made disasters. Catalyst of progress Striving to provide a holistic and multi-faceted experience for the building and construction industry, WORLDBEX is showcasing numerous pavilions that are divided into categories such as the Italian Pavilion by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines, Inc.

which showcases the latest building and construction products, as well as equipments from its country. Comprising 30% of the 19th WORLDBEX, visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the International Pavilion which boasts of the latest building construction products from foreign countries and global companies. The foreign pavilions include participants from USA, China, Italy, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Switzerland, India, Thailand, and Austria. For a sneak peek of the works of top real estate developers, architects and distinct interior designers, one can head to the Developer’s Gallery as well as the Architects and Interior Designer’s Gallery. Art enthusiasts and collectors will delight in the Contemporary Art Pavilion as presented by Secret Fresh Gallery. 12 speakers. 12 incredible insights. WORLDBEX also prides in the hotlyanticipated 16th WORLDBEX Seminars that has been staging local and foreign talks from speakers such as Allen Folks who elaborated on “Urbanity and the New Asia” and Arch. Felino Palafox who will discuss “Crafting an Icon out of our Unique Asian Heritage and Smart Cities of the Future: Urban Planning, Architecture and Engineering to address Climate Change and Global Warming” during the first day. Recognizing the importance of art and design in construction, WORLDBEX is conducting the best booth design competition as well as the annual Obra Maestra, an interior design competition where students from top universities

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

JSEFINA ZULITA Applicant/s

CASE NO.2014-10-471 2008-10-309

NOTICE OF HEARING APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for approval of extension of validity of certificate of public convenience to operate TTS service on the line;Cagayan –Camp Philips –Agusan Canyon and vice versa with the use of One (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 14th day of March, 2014. SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

ROLOR BLUESKY CORP. /ROLANDO A. UY Applicant/s

Case No; 2014-10-434 2008-10-2033

NOTICE OF HEARING APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For approval of Extension of validity of certificate of public convenience to operate TH FRIEGHT TRUCK service on the line;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X and vice versa with the use of one (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 11st day of March, 2014. SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

ALBERT ALBULADURA -Vendor Case No; 2014-10-441 MERLITA C. RAFINAN -Vendee 2009-10-491

L-R: James McCartney – Commercial Councilor of U.S. Embassy, Kenneth Go – PESA President, Aksonsasavanh Sihabanoth Third Secretary – Embassy of Laos, Brian Goldbeck – Charge D’ Affairs Embassy of USA, Joseph L. Ang Worldbex Services International Founding Chairman, Archt. Franciso Flameno, Jr.-WSI Executive Director, Hon. Antonio Bernardo – Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board CEO & Commisioner, Jill Aithnie Ang Worldbex Services International Managing Director, Levi S. Ang - Worldbex Services International Co-Founder, H.E. Massimo Roscigno Ambassador- Embassy of Italy, Alessadro Abbate – President of Italian Chamber of Commerce, Engr. Alberto Jose Paredes – Chief of Staff – Pasay Mayor’s Office, Director Harrison Lan – Taiwan Trade Center, H.E. Asghar Mohammadi – Ambassador Embassy of Iran, Ade Petrato – Charge d’ Affairs – Embassy of Indonesia

and colleges compete for the most outstanding design concepts. Now running on its third year, this year’s competition will give out P20,000 for the participants and P10,000 for the Department of the School of the Runnerup, and P40,000 for the participants and P20,000 for the Department of the School of the Grand Winner. A People’s Choice Award will also be bestowed to the participant with the highest number of votes on the WSI Facebook Fanpage. Cultivating growth There is truly no stopping WSI in ensuring that each production surpasses the previously held ones. With that said, WORLDBEX has a lot more in-store with other highlight programs including the

Seminar on Consumer Protection, Policies and Trends Affecting Construction Quality and Safety by the Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP), and the Project First Home book launch hosted by Tessa Prieto Valdez and Gabe Mercado. The 16th WORLDBEX Seminars, the BluPrint Avid Awards, hosted by One Mega Group, and the SoFa Interactive Seminar: Expressing Filipino Identity through Design by Toby Guggenheimer. Apart from its extensive array of exhibitors, WORLDBEX is a venue for industry players to network among themselves and make business to business transactions and growth within reach, which is the core philosophy of

WSI. As such, WORLDBEX offers the Business Matching Service, an onsite service that facilitates actual business matching services to help trade professionals to identify their needs. Unparalleled by none in terms of delivering the best quality exposition for the construction industry, the 19th WORLDBEX is not to be missed. Ongoing until March16, the 19th WORLDBEX is convenient and efficient means for industry and trade professionals to upgrade and elevate their industry know-how and expand their business horizons. For more information, log on to www.worldbex.com or contact (+632) 6569239

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

AILEEN N. UY - Vendor Case No; 2014-10-443 JANBRYAN N. TUMARA -Vendee

JAMES MICHAEL R. RIVERA Case No; 2014-10-472 Applicant/s

RODOLFO MENDEZ Case No; 2014-10-465 Applicant/s 2008-10-807

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for approval of sale and transfer with extension of validity of certificate of public convenience to operate TAXI Aircon service on the line ;within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X and versa with the use of one (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for approval of sale and transfer with Extension of certificate of public convenience to operate TAXI service on the line ;Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X and vice versa with the use of one(1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 10th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petition(s) request authority for issuance of certificate of public convenience to operate TH FRIEGHT TRUCK service on the line;Within Iligan Cityto any point in Region X and vice versa with the use of ONE(1) unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for approval of extension of validity of certificate of public convenience to operate PUJ service on the line ;Cagayan de Oro City and vice versa with the use of One (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

VENUZ GO Case No; 2014-10-474 Applicant/s

ALBERTO BANAAG Case No; 2014-10-86 Applicant/s 2009-10-708

WARREN BEAU LUZA Case No; 2014-10-440 Applicant/s 2009-10-343

MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City MARCIAL S. MIGRINO -Vendor Case No; 2014-10-452 HENRY C. CALINGASAN -Vendee 2009-10-715

MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City ESTER ORONG Applicant/s

Case No; 2014-10-436 2009-10-351

MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City VERGEL ALCANTARA -Vendor Case No; 2014-10-435 LUZVIMINDA R. ESPANOLA -Vendee 2011-10-397

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For issuance of certificate of public convenience to operate TH FREIGHT TRUCK service on the line;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X and vice versa with the use of one(1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March,2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for approval of operation with extension of validity to operate RAC service on the line;Cagayan de Oro City to Laguindingan Airport and vice versa with the use of one (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for extension of validity to operate TAXI AIRCONDITIONED service on the line ;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X and vice versa with the use of one (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For approval of sale and transfer with extension of validity to operate PUJ service on the line ;Cogon Market to Bonbon and vice versa with the use of One (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014..

APPLICANT(s)/Petition(s) request authority for extension of validity to operate PUJ DUAL service on the line;Cagayan de OroCity to Baungon Bukidnon and for cargoes from said place to any point in Region X with the use of one(1) unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For approval of sale and transfer of ownership to operate TH FRIEGHT TRUCK service on the line ;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X with the use of One (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

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Japan envoy turns over 2 units of excavator-dredgers to DPWH By Cheng Ordonez

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A G AYA N d e O r o City - The Japanese government is turning over to the Department of Public works and Highways at 9:00 am today, two units of amphibious excavator-dredgers in fitting ceremonies at Isla de Oro, this city. Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe will be on hand to turn over the heavy equipment to

Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, who is expected to lead DPWH officials from the national, regional and local levels during the ceremonies. Sec. Singson will be accompanied by Undersecretar y Romeo Momo and Regional Director Evelyn T. Barroso from the DPWH Regional Office 10. City Mayor Oscar Moreno and Representatives Rolando Uy (1st District)

ANNEX “B” Publication Notice RA 10172 NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC CCE-008-2014 Date: March 10, 2014 In Compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No. 2013-1 Guidelines in the implementation of the Administrative Order No, 1 Series of 2012 (IRR on R.A. 10172). Notice is hereby served to the public that Leoneza S. Durban has filed with this Office, a petition for correction of entry in sex from “ “MALE” to “FEMALE” in the certificate of live birth of Leoneza Salise Duran at Medina, Misamis Oriental and whose parents are Agustin Vicente Duran and Paz Sale Salise. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this office not later that March 21, 2014.

(SGD.) MARINA MAQUIDATO-AMONCIO Municipal Civil Registrar

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and Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District) are among the top officials who will receive Ambassador Urabe and his Party. A mb a s s a d or Ur ab e is accompanied by the Minister for Economic Affairs, Mr. Akio Isomata, and Second Secretary, Mr. Akio Yonezawa, both from

the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines. Prior to the turn-over, Ambassador Urabe and his Party paid a call on City Mayor Oscar Moreno at City Hall Thursday afternoon. M s . S and ra Flore s, public information officer of DPWH 10, said the two units of amphibious

excavator-dredgers were acquired through the NonProject Grant Aid of the Government of Japan. The Non-Project Grant Aid is utilized for the importation of the said engineering equipment, which are necessary to promote d e vel opme nt efforts by the Government of

Philippines in the Northern Mindanao. “These units are seen to help in desilting the major rivers and seas of Cagayan de Oro City to prevent them from overflowing, and to further avert damage to lives and properties, as a consequence,” Ms. Flores said.

Zampen fisheries production up in 2013 Z AMB OANGA City - Fisheries production in the Zamboanga Peninsula or Region 9 has improved last year compared to 2012, an official of the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) said. Citing data from the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics, Mewchun Pamaran, NSCB regional director, said fisheries production increased by 1.77 percent or 341,579 metric tons (MT) to 19,641,524 MT in 2013 from 19,299,945 MT the previous year. Pa m a r a n s a i d t h i s

came after the production in commercial fisheries increased by 2.04 percent or 169,083 MT from 8,337,927 MT in 2012 to 8,507,010 MT last year. He added the municipal fisheries also rose by 3.86 percent or 253,529 MT to 6,815,702 MT in 2013 from 6,562,173 MT in 2012. However, Pamaran said that aquaculture production has declined by 81,663 MT or 1.86 percent from 4,400,475 MT in 2012 to 4,318,812 MT in 2013. Aquaculture accounts for 22 percent of the total fisheries production in the region last year.

Zamboanga City and Zamboanga del Sur have registered an increase in commercial fisheries production while those in Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay declined, Pamaran said. Commercial fisheries account for 43 percent of the total fisheries production in the region last year. Pa m a r a n s a i d t h at municipal fisheries production also increased by 253,529 MT to 6,815,702 MT in 2013 from 6,562,173 MT the previous year. She said that Zamboanga

del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay provinces have registered an increase in municipal fisheries production, at 9.07 percent and 16.32 percent, respectively. The municipal fisheries production of Zamboanga del Sur in 2013 was 1,707,215 MT from 1,565,216 MT in 2012, while that of Zamboanga Sibugay was 1,485,054 MT in 2012 to 1,727,465 in 2013. Municipal f isheries account for ab out 35 percent of the total fisheries production in the region in 2013. (MindaNews)

Republic of the Philippines Surigao del Sur State University Tandag City, Surigao del Sur Telefax No. 086-214-4221 NOTICE OF SEARCH AND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Board of Regents of Surigao del Sur State University (SDSSU) formally and publicly announces that the Search for Two Prominent Citizens as members of the SDSSU Board of Regents is now open. Interested applicants and/ or nominees are invited to send their formal applications to the Search Committee. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A resident of the Province of Surigao del Sur 2. Applicants must not have been convicted of any administrative offense or any crime involving moral turpitude, wherein penalty is more than six months 3. Applicant must be from the Private Sector DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS: 1. Formal Application Letter addressed to:

DR. REMEGITA C. OLVIDA University President SDSSU, Tandag City, Surigaodel Sur

2. Detailed and notarized Curriculum Vitae 3. Certified true copy of documents in support of the data stated in the Curriculum Vitae NOTE: An Applicant who does not meet any of the above- mentioned minimum qualifications and cannot submit pertinent documents shall be disqualified from the search process. The above- mentioned documents must be submitted in one (1) original and three (3) certified true copies on or before April 07, 2014 to any of the following: ATTY. CASIMIRO JUAREZ President, Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City

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MS. CATHERINE F. SALOMON Board Secretary V Surigaodel Sur State University Tandag City, Surigaodel Sur

A fish vendor from Barangay Dunguan in Aleosan, North Cotabato sells freshwater fish for P65 per bunch in Barangay New Leon, also in Aleosan. New Leon is at least 16 kilometers away from the town proper. MindaNews photo Keith Bacongco

All systems go for Big Davao Fun Sale

DAVAO City - All is ready for the country’s first ever city wide shopping festival aimed at branding Davao City as a shopping destination. The Big Davao Fun Sale is set to start today and will run until April 16 2014. It brings together seven of the city’s top shopping malls which will offer best-value deals with as much as 80% discount on a wide range of products from local crafts, fashion, home accessories and electronic gadgets. Eden Larano-David, Chief Tourism Operations Officer of the Department of Tourism Region XI (DOTXI) says the city is ready for the sale. “We are looking at a festive mood for the festival.” David said.

The DOT-XI is looking at a 15% hike in tourist arrivals with the advent of the event which will also coincide with the 77th Araw ng Dabaw (Foundation Day of the city) this March 16. “The point is to increase the sales of the malls and to increase economic activity.” David said. Anot he r go a l is to position the Davao brand as a MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions ) destination. Apar t f rom getting discounts and best deals, shoppers will have the chance to win raffle prizes such as an iPhone 5 units, all expenses paid trip and cash prizes worth P100,000. The DOT-XI and mall

managers of the participating s h o p p i n g c e nt e r s a re currently engaged in joint promotional efforts. Last Tuesday (March 11) they participated in a press conference at the Davao Business Forum held at DermPath and organized by the SM City Davao and San Miguel Purefoods. DOT Assistant Secretary Arturo Boncato said that competition among the malls have prompted the major retailers to band together and formally organize the Retail Association of Davao which in partnership with the DOT conceptualized the Big Davao Fun Sale aimed at attracting tourists and shoppers outside of Davao. (PIA RG ALAMA)


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The Fisheries Code of 1998, from the very beginning, is a shotgun piece of legislation. It is designed to make our fisherfolk poorer thus, the poorest sector in the country is still the fisherfolk sector and poverty is very much extreme in fishing villages all over the country,” added France. An updated impact assessment conducted by the non-government environmental group Center for Environmental Concern (CEC Philippines), in partnership with the regional and local chapters of Pamalakaya, validated a previous assessment that the country’s Fisheries law passed in 1998 failed to uplift the lives of the more than nine million people directly and indirectly dependent on fishing for their livelihood. In its updated paper entitled 16 years of Fisheries Code, Filipino Fisherfolk Still Fish in Troubled Waters, Pamalakaya asserted that Republic Act No. 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Law of 1998 failed to raise the standard of living of small fisherfolk and was very dismal in protecting marine and inland environment from destruction by corporate interests. According to Pamalakaya, the 2006, 2009 and 2010 surveys conducted by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NCSB) revealed that the fisherfolk sector has the highest poverty incidence in the country. The NSCB revealed that the fisherfolk, farmers and children comprised the poorest sectors across-the-country with poverty incidence of 49.9 percent, 44 percent and 40.8 percent respectively. In the same study, the fisherfolk sector posted the highest increase in poverty incidence, which is 22.7 percent, compared with farmers 11.7 percent, senior citizens with 11.3 percent,

and urban poor with 8.5 percent, a glaring proof that the 16-year old fisheries law has never been a social justice act of legislation. The NSCB report also revealed that the poorest fishermen in the country are found in the Caraga region, in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and in Region V, or the Bicol region, which comprises the provinces of Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay,Sorsogon, Catanduanes and Masbate. The same study bared that the least poor fishermen are found in Regions III, II and the National Capital Region.

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New York City based singer Jane Silence, to create another pioneering work in the field of advanced eletronic music. Also out in 2013 are remixes for the award-winning producer Lee Fletcher and the German label Cirque Du Son. He is joined by the country's top celebrity DJs, DJ

Kirby Yu from Cebu, DJ Coki and Cherry Summer of Apl.de.Ap's Jeepney Music, as well as Davao's very own DJ Patrick, DJ James, Kevin Rage, DJ Enzo, DJ Robert and DJ Cindy. As they set the Davao crowd with the coolest dance music, fun and surprises also await all party attendees as confetti bazookas, water cannons, water guns, jello shots, glow in the dark paints, colored powders, glow sticks and whistles will be set-up and given away for everyone's enjoyment. Lots of games and prizes, as well as free WiFi connection, will be provided for the whole street, made possible by SMART. A FREE, fun, up and happening street party coming this Araw ng Dabaw weekend, March 15, 2014, Saturday, you definitely don't want to miss. Gates open at 1:00 PM, while party starts at 3:00 PM 1:00 AM Entrance and exit gates will be at Bajada St. (by the Central Convenience Store). For inquiries, contact

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

LEOGARDO A. LLNOS -Vendee Case No; 2014-10-439 ROBERTO D. JANDAYAN -Vendee 2009-10-472

ALMA HANDAYAN/SERVET BOZKURT Case No; 2014-10-450 Applicant/s

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NOTICE OF HEARING APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For approval of sale and transfer with extension of validity to operate PUJ service on the line;Cogon Market to Bugo/Puerto and vice versa with the use of one(1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March,2014. SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

NOTICE OF HEARING APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For issuance of certificate of public convenience to operate SHUTTLE service on the line ;Camiguin to Cagayan de Oro City Misamis Oriental and vice versa with the use of one(1)units. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014. SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

Ms. Angel Abella at 0932- Dango’s accomplishment. 4562146 / 0926-171-2161 On the other hand, the family of Lesmoras left Cagayan de Oro on from page 1 Thursday for the graduation Cadet First Class Greg ceremonies in Baguio City. Philip Lesmoras Monsalud, The father of Lesmoras 24, who will be joining the works as a chemical operator Navy. for a bulk water supplier and Dango, a daughter of a he will be joined by his wife retired Army soldier and and the younger brother of the only child in the fam- the graduate. ily to become a soldier, is Lesmoras will receive the already a board passer as a Navy Professional Courses BS Education graduate. She Plaque. was a scholar at the PMA. There are 223 members She is the only female of the “Siklab Diwa” Class. among the Top 10 graduates. The “Siklab Diwa” Class of 2014 has 19 female from page 4 graduates. NIA-Caraga for what Dango will receive the he said were its unfinished Vice Presidential Saber, and abandoned irrigation Philippine Army Saber, projects and described the Humanities Plaque, and agency’s Status of Project Australian Defense Best Implementation for CY Overall Performance Award. 2012 in Agusan del Norte According to barangay as “replete with deliberate Bulua chairman Al Legaspi, lies and misrepresentation.” the local government unit In the committee hearwill give honors to Dango. ing, Fortun showed docuLegaspi said they will ments, photos and videos have a tarpaulin made to be to demonstrate what he said displayed along the national the “anomalous discrepanhighway in recognition of cies” between the Status of

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Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Project Implementation prepared by NIA-Caraga office and the actual work done. Following Fortun’s presentation, the committee members agreed on the “sufficiency of evidence warranting a full-blown inquiry” and unanimously voted to take jurisdiction over the matter. Committee chairman Oscar Rodriguez thanked Fortun for bringing the alleged anomalies to the attention of the House of Representatives citing President Benigno Aquino III’s last State of the Nation Address where he assailed the National Irrigation Admistration’s failure to meet its targets. Rodriguez vowed to ensure an impartial investigation. ERRATUM In the application filed by ESABEL T. PAT under LTFRB Case No.2013-10-391, the correct title of the application is application for Extension of Validity of Certificate of Public Convenience ,instead of application for sale and transfer of certificate of public convenience as published . Sorry; LTFRB 10-CDOC

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

RECHER ONDAP Case No; 2014-10-448 Applicant/s

ROSALINDA GO Case No; 2014-10-447 Applicant/s

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For appropriation for issuance of certificate of public convenience to operate Taxi airconditined Service on the line;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X with the use of one(1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petition(s) request authority for issuance of certificate of public convenience to operate TH FREIGHT TRUCK service on the line;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X with the use of one(1) unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For approval of substitution to operate FILCAB service on the line;Puerto to Balingoan and vice versa with the use of one(1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

BELEN TAROG -Appropriation Applicant/s

CaseNo;2014-10-449

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

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Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

Republic of the Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD Region X, Cagayan de Oro City

BABY DAGONDON LABADAN Case No; 2014-10-446 Applicant/s

DEODOLYN ABARCA DELA PENA Case No; 2014-10-445 Applicant/s

ALMA HANDAYAN/SERVET BOZKURT Case No; 2014-10-444 Applicant/s

RAMMEL SUMATRA -Appropriation Case No; 2014-10-431 Applicant/s

RAMON M. SARZUELO -Vendor Case No; 2013-10-1864 ROY S. PEREZ -Vendee 2007-10-331

NORA D. BALICOAL -Vendor Case No; 2014-10-459 ROSEMARIE WATT -Vendere 2013-10-1564

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For approval of substitution to operate FILCAB service on the line;Puerto to Balingoan and vice versa with the use of one(1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March,2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for issuance of certificate of public convenience to operate UV EXPRESS service on the line ;Laguindingan Airport to Cagayan de Oro City and vice versa with the use of two (2)units. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For approval of Substitution to operate FILCAB service on the line;Mambajao to Catarman and vice versa with the use of two(2) unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March ,2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority For Appropriation to operate TAXI airconditioned service on the line ;Within Cagayan de Oro City to any point in Region X with the use of two (2)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014..

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE OF HEARING

APPLICANT(s)/Petition(s) request authority For approval of sale and transfer with extension of validity to operate PUJ service on the line;Cagayan de Oro City to Talakag Bukidnon and vice versa with the use of one(1) unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her/thier evidence. The Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in daily newspaper of general circulation in the Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval /granting of the application/petition must file hi/her/their written opposition with supporting documents, unless the Board deems it necessary to require additional documentary evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 13th day of March, 2014.

APPLICANT(s)/Petitioner(s) request authority for approval of sale and transfer of certificate of public convenience to operate TAXI service on the line ;Within Cagayan de Oro City and from said place to any point in Region X and vice versa with the use of One (1)unit/s. This application/petition shall be considered by this Board on March 20, 2014, 10;00 A.M. at this Board on which date Applicant(s)Petition(s) shall formally submit his/her evidence. The Applicant(s)/Petitioner(s) shall publish said notice at least FIVE(5) days prior to the date of hearing in the daily newspaper of general circulation in Mindanao Island. Party(ies) opposed to the approval/granting of the application/petition must file his/her/their written opposition with supporting document, unless this Board deems it necessary to require additional document evidence and/or his/her/ their oral testimony(ies). N.B. FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME OF HEARING SHALL MEAN THE DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION/PETITION. WITNESS THE HONORABLE MANDANGAN P. DARIMBANG, CESO V, Regional Director, this 12th day of March, 2014.

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014

SOLAYMAN B. MACATOON, JR. Hearing Officer MDN: Mar. 14, 2014


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Suzuki’s new bikes take the country by storm

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he “big three” bikes of Suzuki Philippines are creating the expected buzz in the market as the three new bikes are launched in over 24 different territories within the country. The Shooter J 115 Fi, the Raider J115 Fi, and the Raider R 150, collectively known as Suzuki’s “big three”, were launched in different parts of the country with 8 territories coming from Luzon, 9 from Visayas and 7 from Mindanao. Each territorial launch gave Suzuki dealer participants in these areas a chance to know

the complete information on the new models and witness their unveiling. They also had a chance to check out the performance of the new bikes first-hand as Suzuki hosted a test ride activity and used these models in group activities. The new Suzuki Shooter J 115 Fi and the new the Raider J115 Fi makes the ever yday riding experience both a breeze and easy on the pocket as their new fuel-injected engine clocks in *a minimum average consumption of 63km/ liter based on the ECE 40 test

conducted in Japan. Both bikes are equipped with an Engine Control Module (ECM) to ensure fuel economy and automatic response and at the same time, emitting less polluting fumes. On the other hand, the Raider R 150 gets a visual upgrade while maintaining its speed, power and performance that made it the “king of the underbone”. Over 800 excited people attended the launches and saw why these models remain to be the most affordable valuepacked underbones out in the market to date.

“Original na Bida” Campaign To Highlight Genuine Quality The motorcycle industry’s Big 4—Honda Philippines, Kawasaki Motor Philippines, Suzuki Philippines and Yamaha Motor Philippines—will promote the genuine qualityadvantages of using original motorcycles as they converge in the “Original na Bida” (OnB) campaign at the SM Cagayan de Oro City fromMarch 14-16, 2014. Now on its third year, the campaign reiterates the wise choice of original motorcycles and spare parts among motorists to promote safety in Philippines roads. It also aims to educate motorists that Japanese manufacturers make the best motorcycle units and parts because these underwent thorough studies using the latest research and development technologies to assure safety, high quality and premium design. Along with their commitment to safety, the Big 4 also offers safety-riding programs and recreational activities to patrons. The same companies are also known to observe strict compliance with government regulations and standards. That’s why customers are assured of riding high-quality motorcycles in the country. With the success of the safety and quality campaign, the “Original na Bida” drive has gained support from thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts in social media platforms and other groups for the past 2 years. Many posts in fan pages are inquiries on where to find or buy original parts for their motorcycles, while most simply shared their thoughts about the Big 4 brands in the country. But they all agree that it is really an advantage to own

original motorcycle units as they cited its durability and reliability. Indeed, they are one in promoting original Japanese-designed motorcycles and parts. In the three-day “Original na Bida” campaign, which will be held at the SM Cagayan de Oro City Event Activity Center from March 14-16, motorists will enjoy safety seminars, exhibits, raffles, games and spectacular entertainment. Other highlights

of the campaign include the unveiling of OnB seal, booth tours, the Original na Bida video, and the premiere of the “Bida at Nagpapakabida” video that is also linked to the campaign. For inquiries about the Big 4 motorcycle brands, visit their nearest service centers nationwide. To know more about “Original naBida,” log on towww.facebook. com/OriginalNaBida.


Mindanao Daily Caraga (March 14, 2014)