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Cagayan de Oro City reelectionist Mayor Oscar Moreno (left), and his vice mayoral candidate Rainier Joaquin “Kikang” Uy, and retired Armed Force of the Philippines (AFP) Gen. Romeo V. Calizo, a candidate for councilor for Cagayan de Oro’s first district, raise their hands after filing their respective Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) at the city Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday (October 16, 2015). Mindanao Daily News photo by Gerry Lee Gorit

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MAYORAL CANDIDATE. Former Tagoloan Vice Mayor Atty. Sergio “Yoyok” Yap files his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) as mayoral candidate for Tagoloan town in Misamis Oriental before the the Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial office on Thursday. Photo by Mindanao Daily News

Northmin multi-district Masonic convention held By MARK FRANCISCO Staff member

OVER 400 delegates from 29 lodges all over Northern Mindanao and Caraga regions have participated in the two-day multi-district Masonic convention last Friday and Saturday at Grand Caprice Restaurant in Cagayan de Oro City. Convention chairman

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Ramil Acol said that the highlights of the affair are the Ritual Olympics and one of the most awaited ceremonies is the Lampskin Apron. VW Joeffre Acebido will judge the Ritual Olympics, where Masons from five participating districts will compete against each other.

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Fr. Pops murder, no case filed yet By Carolyn O. Arguillas of MindaNews

DAVAO City––Four years, no case, no justice. Four years after the murder of Italian missionary Fausto “Pops” Tentorio in (From left) Limketkai & Sons, Inc. executive vice-president Albino Limketkai, Italian Embassy commercial atta- Arakan, North Cotabato che Antonio Macaluso, Mayor Oscar Moreno, Oro Chamber president Cerael Donggay and exposition chair Jeffrey by alleged members of a Ang open Oro Best 2015 at Limketkai Rotunda. The event will last until Sunday, October 18. photo by mark francisco paramilitary group named

“Bagani,” no case has been filed against the suspects and the witnesses are still in hiding for fear of retaliation. The 59-year-old Tentorio, parish priest of Arakan in North Cotabato who

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How A Cybercriminal Might Infiltrate Your Corporate Network By Anthony Giandomenico, Senior Security Strategist, FortiGuard Labs, Fortinet

Security is no longer an afterthought. It’s a major component to the success of a business. This means that the Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need a spot at the executive table to ensure the IT security plans align with the business goals and objectives. We are all connected to the Internet which is great; however being connected also means that we are all in a very large ecosystem. It’s important to realize that anything happens with one company will often affect many other companies. Direct business partners will

be affected and even the most remote company can be affected. For example when a breach happens in a company, often times personally identifiable information (PII) data are stolen. The data can not only be sold for use for identify fraud, but also for use in much more believable phishing attacks. The more information an attacker has about you, the more they can make that email look real and get you to click it. Many of the attack techniques used today are similar to the attack few years ago such as compromising weak passwords, phishing attacks and malware downloads from browsing infected websites or advertisement sites. However, there are some mounting c yber problems that are enabling the attackers to deliver their exploit more effectively and stealthier. One of them being social media and on-line services. Everyone today is using some form of social media such as Facebook

and LinkedIn, as well as online dating sites. Because of this, attackers are shifting their entry points into user’s devices via these sites via social engineering, preying on the human emotions side. Social Engineering concepts are the same, but the attack vector or surface has changed. Next is the evasion techniques used by the attackers. The ability for the attacker to conceal themselves continues to advance. Because of this often times just having traditional antivirus is not enough. Amongst the new hacking techniques, phishing attack is most likely the number one way to gain unauthorized access to company networks. A phishing email will attach a piece of malware or a malicious link, and is created to look legitimate and enticing for users to click the link. Anot he r te ch n i qu e used by the hackers is the drive-by attack. The attackers will compromise a website and install a



malicious java script that will redirect an unsuspecting user to another website containing malicious payload (malware) that will then be downloaded in the background to the user’s device. In a targeted attack, the attackers will spend many months researching websites that companies or industries will frequent and infect those websites. The next technique used is malvertising. This attack is similar to the drive-by attacks except for the attacker will focus on infecting the advertising sites. An attacker can infect one ad site which in turn could infect 1000s of other websites. More bang for your buck! Last but not least, the mobile attack. Many attacks against mobile devices are similar to the above listed attacks; they are just targeting the mobile device. In addition, malware can be delivered through SMS messages or they mask themselves as other fun applications such as games or even pornography. Once the attacker has successfully breached a network and is sitting on a user’s device such as a laptop/desktop or mobile devices, the attacker now needs to download more malware and tools to complete their mis-

sions. Usually the data they are looking for is not on the workstations; it’s in the servers/databases and such. The following are some high level steps an attacker will take once inside the network: 1. They will download other tools and malware for further network compromise. 2. They will map the network to find other servers to find the data they are looking for. They will also look for the Active Directory server which contains all the usernames and passwords. If they can crack that then they have keys to the kingdom. 3. Once they find the data they will usually find a staging server to copy all data they are looking for. The ideal server for this will be one that is stable (always stays up) and has access out to the Internet. 4. That data will slowly be sent back to their (attackers) servers which many times are on a cloud server somewhere making it harder to block the source. If the cybercriminals are inside the network for a long period of time, they will be able to obtain any type of information that is available. Most company data are stored electronically. The longer they are in the more of a chance they have in

learning your business processes and data flow. An example of this is the Carbanak attack. In this attack, the bad guys were able to track down the admin’s computers to get access to the video surveillance cameras and watch how the bank tellers worked and record every last detail of their process which in turn they mimicked to transfer money out through their own systems. As I mentioned above, the usual entry point into the network is through users clicking on malicious links. Once the user device is compromised, the attackers will start moving about the network to find the data they are looking for. This is where network segmentation becomes extremely important. One, it helps reduce the impact of the breach since a company can isolate the breach to a specific location while not affecting the rest of the network. Also, it allows for sensitive data to be zoned in a higher security area which will give the bad guys a tougher time to exfiltrate data. Lastly, “You can’t protect and monitor everything within your networks”. The networks are too large and complex; so find the critical data, isolate it and put more granular focus on monitoring the avenues of approach to that data.


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THE OTHER BEST CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016: Now that people nationwide feel disgusted that their choice for president in 2016 refused to heed their call for him to offer himself as an ultimate sacrifice for the good of the country and the people, it is time to move on, and choose who among those who have already filed their certificates of candidacy should be voted upon by them. Many are of the view that the other best candidate for president, probably even more qualified yet, is Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago. It was reported that she would be filing her certificate of candidacy for president Friday, October 16, 2015, but, up until I was writing this column at 1:17 p.m., there was no news yet that she already presented herself at the Commission on Elections. Anyway, Miriam is going to be a great president. Academically-prepared not only as a student but as a law professor too, honed by her stints in government as Regional Trial Court judge, Immigration Commissioner and Senator, and always straightforward in her speech and attitude towards her fellow men even when she was writing her own columns, Miriam is without doubt fully qualified and capable of becoming president. -oooMIRIAM SANTIAGO: NO ORDINARY WOMAN: Of course, she is a living proof of how spin doctors, with the use of money and pliant media, could easily portray someone as angelic

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or as devilish as possible, even if the truth says otherwise. But then, it is always true that nothing can put a good man (or a good woman) down. If someone is good, then he or she is good, no matter what others may say about him or her. In the case of Miriam, she is truly eccentric and esoteric on many occasions. But that is the real hallmark of a true genius, of the truly intelligent, and of someone set apart from the rest of ordinary mortals. Time and again, Miriam has shown she is no ordinary person, much less an ordinary government official. Unlike many of those who fell out of the graces of the first Aquino presidency (whom she served as Immigration Commissioner and then Secretary of Agrarian Reform) who ultimately faded away, never to be heard from again, Miriam bounced back right on, and proved that her having been fired as Agrarian Reform Secretary was the result of her refusal to follow orders about a big estate in Tarlac. -oooMIRIAM MUST BE-

LIEVE IN GOD WHO GIVES VICTORIES: There is just one big issue about her though that needs immediate and serious clarification. This involves her statement way back that God does not exist, in response to questions about the loss of one of her sons (who allegedly committed suicide by firing a gun on himself). She must come to terms about the existence of a Being far superior to herself, or to any other man. Whatever this “Superior Being” maybe called---God, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Allah--the undeniable fact is that there is a God who created all that are now found on earth. This is the God who knows all and who is AllPowerful, the God who is so intelligent that each and every specie, including mankind, were created in the same fashion, having the same physical attributes, although appearing differently. This is also the God who gives victory to those who honor and thank Him, and defeat and curses as well, for those who ignore Him. -oooPLEASE LISTEN: “Ang Tanging Daan” (The Sole Way): a Bible study and prayer session online could now be heard, 24 HOURS a day, in the Philippines and around the world. Please go to angtangingdaan or www. (For ANDKNK, look for “Ang Tanging Daan” broadcasts). Phone: 0922 833 43 96, 0918 574 0193, 0917 984 24 68. Email:

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MODERN war is not fought by troops like those of long ago, but generally by hundreds of deadly air strikes, missiles and bombs. During the last war, the Filipinos had more than enough time to run to the mountain to hide from the advancing Japanese soldiers. While in the hillside, they enjoy life by surviving on whatever was there like planting root crops, went fishing in river and lake and even celebrate fiesta. That was in the pages of history, but in today’s world conflict, I guess there is no

more running, no evacuation of any kind as strikes from enemies will dominate the skies. I predict nothing but a just fear of death and death itself. All regions around the globe will be involved and smiles from the faces of people will never be the same. There will be just tears and killing that would involve civilians. I saw the video of the war in Syria and it is really horrible and truly incredible Fighter jets make lightning and thunder everywhere and people just drop to the ground dead. While

watching it, my heart was pounding harshly and every minute seems destructively endless. Sounds of guns are like rivers that knows no end as dark clouds in the skies fly high and disappear in space. It is a nightmare that has no parallel ever. What I am afraid is the war is spreading and growing bigger as more allies enter into the picture and join the conflict. I am just perplexed things might go beyond control and create a truly big war as world powers begin to help allies. Imagine the deafening

Think A Minute

Jhan Tiafau Hurst

Any regrets? THINK a minute. In 1974, a retired US soldier sent a note to the US government that read: “I’m sending $10 for blankets I stole in World War II. My mind cannot rest until I do this.” He went on to say, “Sorry it’s late, but I want to be ready to meet God.” The US government puts that retired soldier’s $10 into what is called the Conscience Fund. This Conscience Fund receives about $45,000 each year from different soldiers who have finally been forced by their own guilty conscience to pay back money to the government for the things they had stolen. So far, this special fund has received more than $3 million of returning stolen money! Regret is a powerful thing. The people who returned this stolen money were so happy and relieved to finally be free from their guilt. Feeling guilty is actually a good sign, because it means our conscience is healthy. But then we must follow our conscience and do the right thing to try and right our past wrongs. Otherwise, we will keep living with our painful See regrets, page A11

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sounds of guns that could shatter window glasses, and send matters into pieces. The world will shake and things will go upside down. As it is now, America See images, page A11

Daily Inspiration

Judge others

“Do not judge others, and all matters of life and make comyou will not be judged.” parisons to see how we measure up. -Matthew 7:1 We, however, are not the perfect

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judge and in making our own judgWhew, that’s quite a challenge! When someone else makes judg- ments we overstep God’s authority. What are some things you can do ments about ourselves, we fight it. Yet, we judge each other daily in to stop yourself from judging others?

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Persecuted Higaonon Datu is IP partylist’s 1st nominee “Our legality has been questioned – and attacked – several times. Then let us formalize our representation of our indigenous brothers and sisters,” said Jomoring Goaynon, the first nominee of Sulong Katribu. The partylist has filed its registration at the Commission on Elections on Thursday morning (October 15). Goaynon is a Higaonon leader from Bukidnon, and is respected in their community as Datu Imbanwag. But more than being a traditional head in his hometown, he has unfalteringly fought for the rights of the Lumad (collective term referring to the indigenous peoples of Mindanao) for more than a decade. He presently chairs the Ka-

lumbay Regional Lumad Organization in Northern Mindanao. This has what earned him the ire of several local government officials, questioning his interventions in other Higaonon communities’ issues. They have accused him a member of the New People’s Army and have attempted to file Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) cases against him. “Their perspective is very individualistic,” said Goaynon. “Yes we do have our ancestral domains – lands that have been contiguous before. What we have now are pockets of ancestral lands, partitioned over the course of history. But though our lands have

been divided, we as a people experience the same oppression and marginalization. Even if I do not help another Higaonon community as a datu, I work with them as a fellow human who had experienced their difficulties and who understands the need to work together for the same goal.” The third nominee of Sulong Katribu is a B’laan community leader from General Santos City – Karlan Fanagel, the chairperson of PASAKA, a confederation of Lumad organizations in Southern Mindanao. Like Goaynon, Fanagel has worked on indigenous peoples’ rights and has campaigned for the cessation of military operations in their communities.

Earlier, Fanagel made a statement against the institutionalization of paramilitary forces, masked as traditional defense of indigenous communities, as supported by Congresswoman Nancy Catamco. According to him, the unity of a community – even if unarmed – is the best weapon of the Lumad. He sees a position in congress as a venue to engage other lawmakers in discussions. “What we really need is an IP voice in congress that really represents our sentiments,” Fanagel said. “The government has given us token positions through the mandatory IP representatives. But what is one person in a decision-making committee of, let’s say, five

Dads seek enlightenment on status of STEAG ownership

VICE MAYOR Caesar Ian E. Acenas on Mond ay referred to the committee on energy chaired by Councilor Teodulfo Lao the proposed resolution supp or ting Resolution No. 240-2015 of the Sanguniang Panlalawigan, province of Misamis Oriental, which strongly urges the national government through the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp (PSALM) to defer the privatization

of STEAG State Power Inc-Independent Power Producer Administration (STEAG-IPPA). The proposed legislation is in response to the letter of Provincial Governor Joey Pelaez to Vice Mayor Acenas requesting the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Cagayan de Oro to pass a similar resolution. During the regular session this week, however, legislators decided to first look into the ownership

and present status of the power company. Councilor Lao said in the company’s profile it is stated that majority is owned by STEAG Germany. “In other words there is no need for us to object because it is already a private corporation,” he said. Councilor Ramon Tabor said the committee should also inquire whether there is a government equity for STEAG since


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Youth development sessions

By Lucille N. Quiriado Libona National High School

THE latest program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is indeed commendable. It now infuses its 4Ps program to include the youth children of their beneficiaries which is from 15 to 18 years old.

Of course, these are schoolaged children under the K to 12 program for sure. In the Youth Development Sessions, topics similar to what Popcom roadshows are espousing are discussed. They touch concerns such as teenage pregnancy and AIDS. They touch about illegal substance use. They

touch about moral recovery which is en enhancement to current Values Education subjects being taught in the K to 12 curriculum. These syllabuses are really important so that our school-aged children will not be lured into helplessness and will succeed in life as an educated person.

Of state universities and community colleges By Lucille N. Quiriado Libona National High School

BEING enrolled in a state university somehow has both its blues and perks. If you are a valedictorian in high school, you will instantly become a scholar in that institution. After all, tuition is said to be very minimal in state uni-

versities. And the quality of education also varies. For example, the tuition in the University of the Philippines is actually at par with that of Ateneo de Manila University. And so is the quality of education. Meanwhile, tuition at Mindanao University of Science and Technology is relatively

higher compared to that of Bukidnon State University, Central Mindanao University or even Mindanao State University. That will expectedly increase with the coming promotion of MUST into the University of Science and Technology of the Philippines. Now here comes

electricity is a regulated commodity. F o r h i s p a r t , Vi c e Mayor Acenas said the aspect of Build-OperateTransfer (BOT) contract between the government and STEAG should also be considered. The committee is expected to invite a representative of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Misamis Oriental and other resource persons during discussions on the matter.

ity digital primary education, Significantly improve in learning performance, Increase level of proficiency in all subject areas, Decrease non- readers and numerates from 20 % to 0 %, Maintain zero Drop Out Rate, Increase Promotion Rate, Maintain Zero Failure Rate. That’s why it’s a commendable program of DSWD indeed because they also enlist the help of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the National Youth Commission (NYC) who deploy facilitators in the classroom sessions. I certainly hope that Youth Development Sessions will be continued by the next administration. communit y col leges. Community colleges are common in the United States but they are slowly gaining traction in our country as an alternative mode of education. There are awesome community colleges here in Northern Mindanao such as Tagoloan Community College and the relatively newer Opol Community College.


other non-IPs? We are joining this electorate process because we do want to have a say in the decision-making at the top level. But we do not forget that the battles are won at the ground, by

our people.” Both Goaynon and Fanagel will be joining their fellow Lumad in the Manilakbayan 2016 estimated to arrive in Metro Manila on October 25.

“SCHOOLS are the second homes of children, they should be safe and protected when they are in school,” stressed Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas as he urges the Department of Education (DepEd) to strictly implement its comprehensive Child Protection Policy. He said the objective to promote zero-tolerance for any act of child exploitation, violence, discrimination and other forms of abuse against school children should be relentlessly pursued. “We should not tolerate any form of abuse against our children. Parents entrust their children to the care of the school and teachers, it is incumbent upon

them to ensure a learning environment where children are free from harm of any form,” he cited. The vice mayor is also reminding schools of Ordinance No. 12581-2013, prohibiting acts of bullying committed among students in Cagayan de Oro. The ordinance requires elementary and secondary schools to create and convene an Anti-Bullying Committee that will establish policies to address the existence of bullying in their respective schools. “We should give importance to this because at stake is the welfare of our school children,” Vice Mayor Acenas stressed,” (CdeOSP PR)

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models. His statement was supported by Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno who underscored the important role of the private sector in the local economy. Addressing around 173 delegates, Moreno said regions will not attain success without the engagement and commitment of the private sector. The opening ceremony of the 6th RDC-PSR national convention was highlighted by a program showcasing the rich culture and various tribes in Northern Mindanao. With the theme “Enhancing Public and Private Partnership in the ASEAN Market,” the three-day RDCPSR national confab aims to strengthen the role of PSRs, enhance their capabilities in meeting the challenges of the ASEAN Economic Integration, and strengthen public-private partnership

VM Acenas calls for strict implementation of school’s Child Protection Policy

Private sector engagement crucial in ASEAN integration CAGAYAN de Oro City-Private sector plays a crucial role in realizing the goals of the ASEAN Economic Integration, according to Dr. Ceferino Rodolfo, Assistant Secretary of the Industry Development Group of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Rodolfo made the remarks during the opening ceremonies of the 6th Regional Development Council Private Sector Representatives (RDC-PSR) National Convention held Wednesday, October 14, at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel, this city. He said the private sector can help in ensuring compliance of ASEAN members with their commitments. Rodolfo also cited the need for a pro-active private sector in pursuing market opportunities, creating brand awareness and promoting inclusive business

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ATC Healthcare BrighTEN Years ATC Healthcare International Corporation took the limelight as they celebrated their brighTEN years in the pharmaceutical industry last October 10, 2015 at Isabela Ballroom in Makati Shangri-la Hotel. The event was formally opened by ATC Healthcare Marketing Manager Mr. Louie Albert, as he reminisce the pass ten years of the company “I can still remember in 2012, the world Health Organization reviewed our country’s health support system, which was fragmented and lack sufficient government investment, the result? The mainstream population were behind. So kami sa ATC, we asked, paano kaya kami makatutulong? We wanted to make sure that our product is talagang makatutulong sa kalusugan ng publiko.” shared Albert in his opening message. The said event was full of surprises as ATC Healthcare raffled away Apple products and cash prizes. It was well attended by various big names in the pharmaceutical, banking, supermarket and drugstore industry and in showbiz. Ms. Cora Lim of Mercury Drug

Corporation, Mr. Herbert Sy of the SM Group, Ambassador Alfredo Yao and ATC Healthcare celebrity endorsers like Ms. Nikki Gil for Reducin, Mrs. Iya Villania-Arellano for RedoXfat, Ms. Jackie Rice for Robust, Mrs. Amy Perez-Castillo and Family for Strike Multi-Insect Killer, Mr. Raffy Tulfo and Mocha Girls for Robust Extreme, Ms. Carla Abellana for Vita-E, and Ms. Kim Chiu for FatOut were also present. As a way of showing appreciation and gratitude, ATC Healthcare wants to give back to the people who continuously patronize their products. ATC Healthcare launched the Best Savings Duo Pack Promo that will run this coming holiday season. ATC Healthcare International Corporation is a pharmaceutical company established in 2005. ATC Healthcare is known for its flagship product – Robust Dietary Supplement for Men. Other products of ATC Healthcare are BitterGo, LiverMarin, GlucoMax, ATC Calcium, ATC Coenzyme Q10, ATC Fish Oil, ATC Ginkgo Biloba, ATC Multivitamins among others. All these food supplements can be bought in all leading drugstores and supermarkets nationwide.

Globe brings Star Wars BB-8 toy to PH as exclusive telco carrier The BB-8 is now available for pre-order at the Globe GEN3 Store Greenbelt and will soon be in all GEN3 Stores nationwide

in Greenbelt Makati and soon in other GEN3 Stores nationwide. Offered at P12,499.75, the BB-8 is iOS and Android-compatible, housed in a durable polycarbonate shell and boasts of a Bluetooth smart BLE connection of up to a 100-feet range. BB-8 was a character first revealed in the first teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens in November last year. BB-8 is an astromech droid, which operates approximate 30 years after the Battle of Endor. It has a domed head, similar to the R2 series of astromech droids, with the bulk of its body made up of a ball that the droid rolls on. The BB-8 has something unlike any other robot: an adaptive personality that changes. Based on its user interactions, the BB-8 will show a range of expressions, learn the obstacles in an The Star Wars BB-8 display at the Globe GEN3 Store in Greenbelt, environment, and even Makati. perk up when given voice

creates connected toys that fuse emerging technology with the latest innovations in robotics. Globe is the only Philippine telco to bring the revolutionary Star The Star Wars BB-8 toy. Wars BB-8 app-enabled Globe Telecom has once droid to the country, much to the delight of again upped the Filipino digital lifestyle experience Filipino Star Wars fans and gadget geeks. by signing an exclusive Customers can already deal with Sphero, an pre-order the Sphero BB-8 industry-leading robotics at the Globe GEN3 Store toy company which

Welcoming the Star Wars BB-8 at the Globe GEN3 Store in Greenbelt Makati are Globe Retail and Transformation Management Head Joe Caliro (right) and Sphero Channel Director for Asia Pacific Aurelien Joly.

commands. Sphero Channel Director for Asia Pacific Aurelien Joly highlighted that “the Disney partnership takes Sphero to the next level” as he showcased the hologram feature of BB-8 similar to R2-D2’s transmission of Princess Leia’s message in Episode IV: A New Hope. “We are starting

the Star Wars fever early in the country as we bring the muchcoveted BB-8 to Filipino fans with our exclusive telco partnership with Sphero. There is so much demand globally for this toy and we are very happy and excited to be carrying it in our Globe GEN3 Stores,” said Joe

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You were created to become a champion The Gospel of Jesus Christ (October17, 2015-Saturday)Mark 1:12-15”Immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the wilderness. And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan; and He was with the wild beasts, and the angels were ministering to Him. Now after John had been taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and

believe in the gospel: 1 Peter 2:21”For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps. Take note, one of the reasons why Jesus was not tempted because of his humility. He was able to conquer his pride in front of Satan. This is your victory in life if you know how to control your pride. Pride is the weapon of Satan used in our individual life to put us down. Take note, Satan is the

source of all temptations in life. James 1:13-14”Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. This means that if you will not fight, you are accountable for yourself. Satan is defeated once you will fight against him. Tell Satan that you a child of the living God. You have the power the power

to defeat him by the grace of God. You have the genes of God for being victorious in life. Our spiritual enemy has nothing to do once he can notice that you are aware that you know you disposition on this earth. He will fly away once he noticed your bravery. James 4:7”Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. You were created to become a champion in all your battles, poverty and against Satan. You were created to become a winner not a looser.

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You were created as a head but not a tail. You must be proud that you are a special creation of God and you are born to reign with God against the forces of darkness. You have the fire within to become courageous and enthusiastic in dealing your enemies. Have this perspective in your life and in that way; your existence is more meaningful: Printing paid by: Neneth Ranoa - Bobong Balino- Edith Ranoa, PhD- Tony Jordan – Cagayan De Oro: My new number:

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Women organization gain more than just livelihood By Jamila M. Taha DSWD

Bukidnon--“I remember selling piglets just to raise funds for our group, but now we do not have to worry about funds anymore because we have learned how to manage our income and sustain our business,” says Mrs. Nelly Tabanao, a member of the Damulog Women’s Federation here. Damulog Women’s Federation (DAWFED) is composed of 25 women from various people’s organizations from the municipality

of Damulog, Bukidnon, organized to provide support to community empowerment and social awareness. Having less financial opportunities, the association initially imposed a monthly contribution of P50.00 to the members and used the raise funds to buy piglets and some amount for lending giving 5% monthly interest. The association took off and continue running its business. Because they saw the need of a much bigger financial assistance to sustain

their venture, Nelly, the president of the DAWFED, approached the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office to seek for additional support. The program intervention In 2009, the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Sustainable Livelihood Program, then called as SEA-K or Self-Employment Assistance – Kaunlaran, enhanced the DAWFED with business management training and provision of capital assistance amounting to P140,000.00 which was

Members of the DAWFED pose in front of their canteen which was opened with the help of the national government and the local government unit of Damulog, Bukidnon.

payable within two years. Through social preparation activities, the group identified Canteen and Catering Services as their project for SEA-K. The Local Government Unit also supported the group project by donating a space for their canteen and a monetary donation of P9,500 for their initial operational expenses. Apart from the processing of business registration and other credentials necessary for starting a business. In addition to their food

business, they also invested their capital to create a Multi-Purpose Cooperative as a financial institution. The gains and more After a year, the association paid their dues to DSWD and continued its business operations based on their revenues. Since then, they have been catering to employees of the municipality and abruptly increased their cooperative members. “As the leader of the group, I am grateful for DSWD for assisting me to

improve my capacities and for believing us that we can do better,” Nelly shares. “Kaya gyud diay namo ang kabag-ohan.” Because of their effective management, the association has been recognized as the Outstanding Womenpreneur and Best Performing Women Organization in the province of Bukidnon and a nominee for “Most Outstanding Organization” in Mindanao. To date, the association is still in operation and growing.


Management at Globe. “Starting this month, Star Wars fans can head over to our GEN3 Store in Greenbelt Makati to

pre-order the BB-8 and soon in other GEN3 Stores nationwide. This is a wonderful experience to kick off the excitement that we all have for the showing of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens this coming December.” In May this year, Globe signed a comprehensive and multi-year collaboration with Disney, giving customers access to video-on-demand, interactive content, theatricals, promotions and other related services across multiple devices, thereby affirming its relationship with other Disney brands such as Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel, and Maker.

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(attackers) servers which many times are on a cloud server somewhere making it harder to block the source. If the cybercriminals are inside the network for a long period of time, they will be able to obtain any type of information that is available. Most company data are stored electronically. The longer they are in the more of a chance they have in learning your business processes and data flow. An example of this is the Carbanak attack. In this attack, the bad guys were able to track down the admin’s computers to get access to the video surveillance cameras and watch how the bank tellers worked and record every last detail of their process which in turn they mimicked to transfer money out through their own systems. As I mentioned above, the usual entry point into the network is through users clicking on malicious links. Once the user device is compromised, the attackers will start moving about the network to find the data they are looking for. This is where network segmentation becomes extremely important. One, it helps reduce the impact of the breach since a company can isolate the breach to a specific location while not affecting the rest of the network. Also, it allows for sensitive data to be zoned in a higher security area which will give the bad guys a tougher time to exfiltrate data. Lastly, “You can’t protect and monitor everything within your networks”. The networks are too large and complex; so find the critical data, isolate it and put more granular focus on monitoring the avenues of approach to that data.

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towards global competitiveness. The best practices on public and private partnership (PPP) and the strategies to enhance the role of the private sector in the PPP will also be tackled in the three-day convention. (APB/ PIA-10)

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guilt and regret. Maybe it’s apologizing and telling someone you’re sorry because you wronged and hurt them. Or paying back money and things you’ve stolen. You might need to forgive someone else who wronged and hurt you, because you realize now that being right is not as important as your friendship with that person, or worth living with anger and unforgiveness in your heart. But just as important as it is to try and right our past wrongs with others, doing these things alone cannot make us right and give us peace with our Maker, God.

Just like drinking Diet Coke doesn’t take away all the calories in the French fries and ice cream we just ate. This is why Jesus Christ is our only hope. Jesus Himself said that the only way anyone can get completely free from their guilt and regrets to have peace with God their Maker, is we each must ask Jesus for His gift of forgiveness. Since you and I on our own cannot make all our past wrongs right by trying to be a good, even religious person. If we could, then God the Son would not have needed to become a human being to die and pay the penalty for all our wrongs. So won’t you ask Jesus to forgive you and set you free from all your guilt and regrets? Then ask Him to take full control of your life, so you can start living with a clear conscience and peace of mind for the rest of your life. Just Think a Minute.

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and Russia are the powers that are involved in the area. Though China and Iran are getting in to help the regime of Pres. Assad. I hope World War III will not take place or the end of humanity is forthcoming. I feel my obligation as a journalist to inform people of the development on that side of the globe is insufficient and must include prayer for world peace. Yes, I pray for such thing because it threatens the stability of the entire planet. America as usual aims for peace and preservation of freedom for all nations. The problem is other countries are trying to prove supremacy and want to rule every inch of all places just like the way dogs behave. The reason why we have the United Nations Organization is to preserve understanding and honor for all nations and avoid bullying and show of forces. But that, it seems, is not happening because there is that rule of nature on the matter of lusts among men. My personal view, however, is since there is life, absolutely there is hope. And it is on this ground that I firmly stand understanding will prevail and peace eventually will surface in the world. I, therefore, invoke the power of prayer for all people to look up the graces of the Almighty and ask for His help. Our intelligence definitely has limits, but it can go beyond and above all things if God hears our pleading for peace. We must pray for peace.

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had been assigned there since 1985, was gunned down early morning of October 17, 2011, at the parish convent’s garage, felled by ten bullets from a 9 mm pistol while he was about to drive his Suzuki Jimny vehicle to attend the monthly

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Presbyterium in Kidapawan City, 52 kilometers away. Tentorio, a member of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) was the director of the Tribal Filipinos Apostolate of the Diocese of Kidapawan. In his three-page letter to then Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on September 15, 2015, Fr. Peter Geremia, assistant parish priest of Arakan and a member of the PIME, said that after the Special Investigation Team for Unsolved Cases (SITU) submitted its longdelayed final report to de Lima on May 26, 2015, “we were expecting immediate filing of the case. Instead, another indefinite delay continues up to now without any explanation.” Geremia said the SITU “found sufficient circumstantial evidences to file charges versus Jimmy and Robert Ato and Jan Corbala, alias Kumander Iring, and four members of the “Bagani” group. He said he sought and was granted an appointment by Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Virgilio Mendez on July 25 “but when I went to their office, I was told that both of them were out of town and they never gave me another appointment.” Geremia told reporters after the “Biblio-Theological Reflection on the Occasion of the 4th Death Anniversary of Fr. Fausto Pops Tentorio” at the Ateneo de Davao University on October 13 that Baraaan sent him a text message on October 2, that he, the investigating team and Regional Proseccutor Al Calica will meet with them but no date or venue was mentioned. ‘Merely circumstantial’ MindaNews asked Baraan if cases had been filed against the suspects. In a text message on Friday morning (October 16), he said “A0 35 Special Oversight Team has recommended further investigation.” “Ev idence gat here d merely circumstantial, and may not lead to conviction. This is the report relayed to me,” he said. The SITU was set up under Administrative Order (AO) 35 issued by President Aquino on November 22, 2012, creating the “Inter-Agency Committee on Extra-Legal Killings, Enforced Disappearances, Torture and other Grave Violations of the Right to Life, Liberty and Security of Persons.” It took 16 months, however, before the SITU on Fr. Tentorio’s murder, began its investigation. The SITU scheduled an investigation on March 27, 2014 a the Regional Trial Court in Kidapawan City, apparently in response to the letter of then Kidapawan Bishop Romulo dela Cruz (now Archbishop of Zamboanga) to Justice de Lima dated January 17, 2014, informing her that many

parishioners had been asking “Why can’t DOJ obtain justice in court for Fr. Pops and other victims like him?” Dela Cruz said he was informed that the first investigation on the murder, conducted by the NBI, was “blocked and diverted and their key witnesses retracted their testimonies.” “Why are the wheels of justice, apparently stuck? Is someone blocking or diverting the investigation again? How can we trust that justice is possible under the present administration?” he asked. In response, De Lima, who as Justice Secretary was concurrent chair of the Inter-Agency Committee, wrote a memorandum on February 4, 2014 to Prosecutor Cabi Marohom, SITU in charge of the Tentorio case, reminding him that the case of Fr. Tentorio is “certainly one of the most prioritized by the leadership that sits in the Inter-Agency Committee” and therefore, “a speedy and thorough investigation is required.” De Lima resigned as Justice Secretary effective October 12, to run for Senator under the administration’s Liberal Party. But before she resigned, Geremia received no reply to his Sept. 15, 2015 letter to her. “As usual, way (no) reply from de Lima and USec Baraan.” Accused Two years ago, Gregorio Andolana, lawyer of the Diocese of Kidapawan, requested for further investigation following the retraction made by three witnesses. At the clarificatory hearings held in Arakan in July 2012, Geremia said witnesses presented by the NBI retracted their statements implicating brothers Jose and Dimas Sampulna, in effect clearing the Sampulna brothers. “So now the accused are only the Ato brothers and the five Baganis headed by Jan Corbala, alias Kumander Iring,” Geremia said. The Ato brothers, arrested in December 2011, are still under the custody of North Cotabato Rep. Nancy Catamco (2nd Dist). Jimmy Ato, who was whisked off to Cagayan de Oro City after his arrest in Kulaman, Arakan on December 29, 2011, was presented to the media by the NBI regional office there as the triggerman. Ato, who was nabbed on the basis of a warrant of arrest for an arson case he was implicated in years ago, denied the NBI’s allegation four days later in an interview with reporters, but admitted he served as lookout in the killing of the Italian priest. Dominador Damlayon, one of the witnesses who pointed to the Ato brothers as the culprits, later retracted the statement he signed before the NBI in Cagayan de Oro in December 2011. He claimed that a certain Loloy brought him to the NBI office in Cagayan de

Oro City, and that he was forced to sign the prepared affidavit. The NBI denied Damlayon’s claim, adding they did not know any Loloy. In his Sept. 15, 2015 letter to de Lima, Geremia said the SITU report identified Loloy as Nilo Siong Lanticse, that the SITU was “given more information on Loloy using the name of Joel Tapaes, was reportedly killed on June 24, 2014.” Geremia said he wrote De Lima on May 26, 2014 requesting her to provide information on Loloy but his letter was “never acknowledged.” “Soonafter, we were told by someone close to Loloy, that he was killed,” Geremia said. Witnesses Geremia told reporters witnesses have been kept waiting for four years. “They will now be target for revenge. They’ve sacrificed so much,” he said. In an earlier letter to de Lima Only two witnesses have been placed under the Witness Protection Program (WPP), Geremia said. Since Tentorio’s murder, Geremia had asked de Lima in a series of letters for assistance, among others, to ensure the protection of 27 witnesses and their family members who are in hiding for fear of retaliation. Four years after Tentorio’s murder, Geremia said the “Bagani” has not been disarmed despite repeated demands. The military has continued to deny any link with the group even as, according to Geremia, “it is common knowledge in Arakan that this Bagani group was staying in the camp of the 10th Special forces and 57th IB in Sitio Kamanagan, Barangay Ganatan and that it is still their base up to now.”

Masonic... from page A1

Acol also said that the election of nominees for Junior Grand Warden was held. The five districts which join the convention are Masonic Districts R10-A (Cagayan de Oro), R-10B (Misamis Oriental), R10-E (Bukidnon North), R10-F (Bukidnon South) and R13A (Caraga). There are a total of 29 lodges, and one under dispensation in the five combined districts. Bearing the theme A Revitalized, Relevant and Revered Philippine Freemasonry: Our Commitment, Our Covenant, the 20th Northern Mindanao Multi-District Convention was opened last Friday afternoon with a presentation/submission of lodges resolutions moderated by VW Ramon Tabor. There was then the bidding for the 2016 multidistrict convention hosting and venue. On the second day, there will be a Masonic Education led by senior grand lecturer VW Ermin Ernest Louie Miguel followed by pre-

sentation of district reports by DDGMS. The guest of honor in the two-day event was MW Tomas Rentoy II, the Grand Master of Masons in the Jurisdiction of the Philippines.

Festive mood ends five-day filing period, says Comelec IT started and ended in a festive mood during the five-day filing of certificates of candidacy on Friday at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office at the Palacio del Gobernador Building in Intramuros, Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista said. “Overall (assessment) the outcome preserve the fiesta atmosphere hopefully continues the process mas maayos ang pagfile kesa nakalipas na halalan,” Bautista said during the press conference on the last day of filing of COCs. He also thanked the people for the successful of filing COCs to Philippine National Police (PNP) for providing security, for MMDA for managing the traffic outside the Comelec and to the agency staff and volunteers to smooth the progress of filing. The Comelec chairman urged the public to register on the last two weeks of the month of October so as to participate in Election 2016. “Sa Oct.17-31 huling hirit campaign to entice our voter to validate their biometric will be open for 12 hours for the next 2 weeks for having good voter turnout it strengthen our democracy,” Bautista said. For his part, Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said the latest tally for those who filed COCs for President was 130; for the Vice President, 19; while 172 senator aspirants and more than 190 filed for party-list. ---Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan/PNA

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Hi-top sneakers have gone from the hard court into smart street style. And at the SM Store, global brands like Converse, Pony, Supra, and Vans are showing us how sneakers have transformed into what is

Smart and simple. High-top sneakers are best worn with a simple outfit – think Kanye West – with sneakers not competing with the rest of the look.

now a fundamental piece of the modern men’s urban wear. Incorporating function with style in a series of classic, or revised hybrid silhouettes, hi-tops have now crossed over into cool territory with fun on-trend designs. Here are some new designs that make hitops hip today: • Show stopping Prints and Washes! Chuck Taylor’s All Star has an Aztec pattern design; while its Washed Canvas Hi has a stonewashed upper that gives it a distressed look. Who says hi-tops weren’t hip? • Going for Gum! Born out of practicality, gum soles were initially developed for hard court sports. Their rubber construction is designed to give better grip that plastic soled footwear, while ensuring no marks were left on playing surfaces. Today, this five-a-side staple has moved off the courtside bench into many of a sneaker head’s wardrobe. Converse Chuck Taylor’s All-Star Tri-Panel Hi has a textured gum rubber toe accent that really makes it cool. • Getting Textural! Make a bold statement with woven styles and exotic fabrications. Leather and canvas lead the way in Converse’s Pro Field Hi; while Converse Chuck Taylor’s All Star Tri Panel Hi has a canvas upper with suede accents. • The Great White Way! As the epitome of minimalist style, white sneakers have been an off-duty wardrobe staple since the days of Newman, Dean, and McQueen. In today’s reboot of the iconic

Black high-tops sneakers worn with mute colors keep you on track with style.

silhouette, white sneakers have found their way into the wardrobes of a whole new generation of cool men. High –top sneakers are available at the Men’s Shoes Department at The SM Store of SM City Cagayan de Oro and in all the SM Stores nationwide.

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