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Mindanao Daily NEWS

Volume II, No. 190

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Opposition dads slash Oro budget By GERRY LEE GORIT Correspondent

ILLEGAL LOGGING.

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ag aya n de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno is at loggerheads with the majority bloc in the city council over the annual budget for the city. See FULL STORY, page 2

MILF still open for Kato’s return, says Iqbal COTABATO City––The chief of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels, Mohaqher Iqbal, has said his group is open to accept Ameril Omra Kato, chair of the renegade Bangsamoro Islamic Liberation Front (BIFF). Iqbal, speaking during the inauguration of the See OPEN, page 11

Trunks and branches of Falcatta trees scattered at the slope near a creek after illegal loggers fell down these trees inside Mt. Magdiwata watershed. Right, a forest ranger of San Francisco Water District frowns in sadness as he stood at the remnant of felled Falcata tree. Photo by Chris V. Panganiban of MDN-Caraga

Illegal logging goes on despite slides threat By CHRIS V. PANGANIBAN, Regional Editor-Caraga

SAN Francisco, Agusan del Sur--Despite threats of landslides because of mountain cracks, illegal loggers continue to fell down trees inside the endangered Mt. Magdiwata watershed. Forest rangers of San Francisco Water District (SFWD) watershed monitoring team caught red-handedly on Thursday three persons illegally cutting down falcatta trees with a chainsaw near Sumogbong creek at the upper portion of the mountain. Misamis Oriental Governor Bambi Emano graces the coronation night of the Search for Bonifacio Narca, leadman of SFWD forest rangers, Binibining Tagoloan 2014 in celebration of the feast of Nuestra Senora dela Candelaria in the municipality of Tagoloan. With the governor also is second district Representative Juliette Uy. Photo supplied

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Power firm imposes rotating blackouts ZAMBOANGA City––The Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) has implemented anew rotating blackouts reportedly due to shortage of power supply from the Mindanao grid. The blackouts ranging

from one hour to two hours daily started on Monday. Victor Liozo, Jr., a member of the Zamcelco board of directors, said the Mindanao grid was short by 295 megawatts (MW) as a result of technical shutdown

and low power generation of some power plants in Northern Mindanao. He said the coal-fired Steag Power Plant in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental has been undergoing See BLACKOUTS, page 11

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Budget war heats up city hall By GERRY LEE GORIT Correspondent

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a g aya n de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno is at loggerheads with the majority bloc in the city council over the annual bu dget for the city. Moreno of the Liberal Pa r t y h a d prop o s e d a P2.6-billion budget for 2014 but the city counci l, major ity of w hos e members belong to the opposing Padayon Pilipino party of former city mayor Vicente Emano, slashed the amount to P2.3-billion. Moreno and Emano have been political rivals in the province of Misamis Oriental, in which both had ser ved as governor. Emano lost to More n o i n t h e l a st election for the mayor’s post of the city. But t he major ity of Emano’s party-mates for the city council, includ-

ing a daughter and sonin-law, won. Following the city council’s decision to approve t he P2.3-bi l lion budget last Februar y 3, More no t h re ate ne d to file usurpation charges against t he councilors w ho vote d for t he ordinance. T h e m aj o r i t y b l o c , headed by Vice Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas, called for a press conference on Thurs d ay at Cit y Ha l l to reiterate their stand. Councilor President Elipe, chair of the city council committee on appropriations, was earlier quoted to have dared the mayor to f i le charges. He s a i d t h e ap p r ov e d P 2 . 3 - bi l l i on bu d ge t is “conser vative”. Elipe is a son-in-law of E m an o an d i s hu s band of Councilor Nadya Emano-Elipe. Among items in the p r o p o s e d b u d g e t t h at were cut by city council include those for PhilHealth from P240million to P60-million and special projects, for i nt e l l i ge n c e f u n d s from P20-million to P5million.

Cagayan de Oro City Vice Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas stresses a point during a press conference held Thursday at City Hall called by the majority bloc of the city council over issues raised against the proposed annual budget of the city for 2014. With him are Councilors President Elipe, Ramon Tabor, and Alden Bacal. The mayor has threatened to use his veto powers over the decision of the city council to slash the amount from P2.6-billion to P2.3-billion. Photo by Gerry Lee Gorit of Mindanao Daily News


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Southbank Celebrates th 9 Anniversary

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O Board of Directors : Seated Left to Right : Dr. Mariano M. Lerin, Ms. Ursula I. Trio, Dr. Rafaelita P. Pelaez and Mr. Wilhelmino R. Mendoza. Standing Left to Right : Atty. Raul R. Villanueva, Mr. Alain Marc P. Golez and Mr. Rogelio M. Gudalquiver.

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r. Rafaelita P. Pelaez, Chair of SouthBank, Inc., the flagship financing unit of Zealep Group of Companies announced the key executive movements in the Cagayan de Oro – based lender with the appointment o n January 1, 2014 of veteran banker Wilhelmino R. Mendoza as President and Director. He carries with him a wealth of experience in the banking industry having served as Mindanao Region Head of various commercial and universal banks. He has recently retired as First Vice President of Banco de Oro (BDO). He is married to Thelma Rosales Mendoza of Butuan City, an educator. The couple has three children. A graduate of Ateneo de Zamboanga, Mendoza attended the Pacific Rim Bankers Program at

the University of Washington in Seattle, USA, which also afforded him the opportunity to visit and observe some banks in the US and Canada, while serving as Vice President of Solid Bank Corporation. When he was Vice President and Area Supervisor of Land Bank, he had the chance to participate in an agri-trade mission in many parts of Australia. Mendoza also attended a course in National Security Administration at the National Defense College of the Philippines at Fort Bonifacio. Dr. Pelaez revealed that Mendoza assumes the premier post at SouthBank at the time of great prospects for the Bank’s planned growth and expansion. Aside from the two branches to be opened in Cagayan de Oro City this year, the Bank, which has already five branches, intends to

tap opportunities in the neighboring Iligan, Bukidnon and the CARAGA areas. “We are confident that with his leadership and experience, Mr. Mendoza will be able to steer South Bank to unprecedented growth in the coming years”, Dr. Pelaez added. Aside from offering checking account, the Bank will soon roll out ATM facilities under Bancnet, which is the country’s biggest electronic banking network. Mendoza will be assisted by an equally powerful management team led by John O. Lugtu, who was appointed Chief Operating Officer. Lugtu, who was formerly Compliance Officer of the Bank is a Certified Public Accountant and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Xavier University. He was Assistant Vice President and Business Development Manager/

Senior Officers : L-R: Mr. Allan L. Florig, Mr. John O. Lugtu, Dr. Rafaelita P. Pelaez, Mr. Wilhelmino R. Mendoza and Ms. Sylvia C. Tala-o.

Area Head of Philippine National Bank, where he assumed various responsibilities and positions including a two-year stint as Deputy Managing Director and Business Manager of PNB Tokyo Branch, Japan. Other members of the Bank’s Management Team are Senior Managers Sylvia C. Tala-o and Allan L. Florig, and Managers Michael Greggy R. Anuta, Philnar C. Beta and Azineth C. Panga. Lending support to the Team are Head Office Cashier Karen B. Ebajay, Internal Auditor Krischille Mae T. Gumayan and Accountant Maria Eva A. Cahoy. Together with Dr. Rafaelita P. Pelaez, Chairman, re-elected to the board of the Bank during the recent re-organization meeting are Executive Vice President of Liceo de Cagayan University Mr. Alain Marc P. Golez and Liceo de Cagayan University Vice President for Cultural Affairs and Dean of Music Mr. Rudolf Caesar P. Golez; Dr. Mariano M. Lerin, President of Liceo de Cagayan University who is also Board Secretary; Lawyer Raul R. Villanueva; Mr. Rogelio M. Guadalquiver, founding partner of the Makati based CG & Co; Businessman Elpidio M. Paras and Mr. Fruto M. Teodorico, Jr., former President of SouthBank. Ms. Ursula I. Trio continues to be Assistant to the Board Secretary.

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n behalf of the Board of Directors of SouthBank, it gives me much pleasure to greet the officers, staff, and our valued clientele on the occasion of our 9th Anniversary. Each anniversary is a milestone. Coming from small beginnings, SouthBank bears a brand equity that is proudly Cagay-anon. Over the years, SouthBank has positioned itself to constantly rise above its peers and be recognized as one of the most resilient, forward looking and trustworthy banks in Northern Mindanao. Towards this end, SouthBank painstakingly grew: in widening client reach geographically, through its five-unit branch that it is today (and poised to open more), and from the single-unit branch that it was upon acquisition, in banking convenience as it distinguished itself by offering checking account services not readily available among rural banks, and, in the near future, in joining the giants in industry that offer automated banking services to its growing clientele. These milestones were made possible by every SouthBanker who is committed to the avowed universal values that SouthBank espouses which are Integrity, Trustworthiness, Service Excellence. We at SouthBank believe that these same values will see us through the years ahead as we remain true to our calling and live up to our responsibilities of safekeeping the material wealth entrusted to us, as we help our clients achieve their own potentials and as we keep pace with, and respond to the demands of a changing work environment as a means for growth. We invoke the blessings of God Almighty to see us through the fulfillment of all that we hope to accomplish as we endeavor to contribute our share towards a more progressive Mindanao.

DR. RAFAELITA P. PELAEZ Board Chairman

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n the occasion of the 9th Anniversary of South Bank, I am happy to greet all SouthBankers, our valued clients, and our South Bank friends and associates. Year 2014 will usher in new opportunities and challenges for South Bank, with strengthened capabilities as it marks a new milestone with the full implementation of a new Core Retail Banking System. It is the only known locally developed core-banking solution that operates in real-time/on-line, centralized mode providing inter-branch transactions (IBT Real Time) with ATM Connectivity. The on-line delivery system will build capacities and provide the ease, power and state of the art technologies to meet the demands of modern day banking. A wider array of quality and technology based products and services will be developed and launched, creating more value and enriching the lives of all stakeholders. South Bank will continue to grow organically and build capacities through franchise expansion, extending its reach in the major centers of Northern Mindanao and CARAGA Regions, to fully achieve its mission and vision; and as a major partner in countryside development. The bank continues to face new challenges ahead by creating more opportunities towards a commitment to serve the banking needs across all sectors with the highest degree of integrity, professionalism and service excellence.

MR. WILHELMINO R. MENDOZA President


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Cops nab drug suspect in raid By PAT SAMONTE Regional Editor-Caraga and JOEL PORTUGAL Correspondent

BUTUAN City––A joint team from Butuan City Police Station 2 (BCPS 2) and other local police units seized 24 sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu and arrested Kaer Akmad Ampaso alias Oto, 40, in a raid at Purok 2, Barangay

Ong Yiu here Thursday evening. Armed with a search warrant issued by RTC Branch 2, Butuan City Judge Emmanuel Escatron, lawmen belonging to the Anti-illegal Drug Special Operation Task Force (AIDSOTG) of BCPS 2 led by station commander Chief Insp. Rowena Martinez, the Butuan City Police Office and SWAT team, swooped

down on Ampaso’s residence at around 7 pm. Finding Ampaso inside the house, the raiding team seized from the suspect’s “possession and control” 24 “straight” sachets of suspected shabu, cash money amounting to P7,178.00 in different denominations, 13 cellular phones, a 9mm NORINCO 1911a1 pistol, two 9mm magazines with two ammunition, a digital

weighing scale, six disposable lighters, two pairs of scissors, and an improvised bamboo sealer. Present during the raid were Ong Yiu Barangay Chairman Wilbert Ejos, Barangay Council member Datumanong Mamongcara, DOJ representative Ronaldo Bedrijo and broadcast journalist Julius Lacerda. The lawmen brought Ampaso to police station

A consultative meeting with AFP, DepEd, PNP and Marawi City Official, February 1, 2014 at Sultan Fahad Session Hall, Marawi City (left Col. Glenn Macasero 103rd Brigade Commander Campo Ranao with Hadja Mona A. Macatanong, School Division Superintendent, Marawi City and his fellow teachers, smiled after the successful meeting regarding the 2014 Palarong ARMAA preparation of welcoming guest, coaches, athletes and delegations with bringing the theme “Bridging Gaps Towards Unity Through Sports.” Photo by Sonny Sodaria (ARMM/Region 12)

Thumbs up for K to 12: Find out why By HIMAYA Q. CU, Ph.D., Principal I

K to 12 is an implemented program under President Benigno Aquino’s administration. It was approved because his administration believes that a 12-year program is an adequate period for learning under basic education and also a standard for recognition of students and professionals abroad. K to 12 is a system tool that will not only enhance capabilities of Filipino students but as well, contribute much to Philippine Economy

in the near future. The K to 12 program covers Kindergarten and 12 years of basic education. This 12-year basic education composes of six years for elementary education, four years of Junior High School, and two years of Senior High School. In an official publication of Philippine Government, K to 12 is described to be an educational system that would provide sufficient time for mastery of concepts and

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skills, develop lifelong learners, and prepare graduates for tertiary education, middle-level skills development, employment, and entrepreneurship. Furtherly, there are specific reasons seen behind giving a “go” on this program. In K to 12, students will be able to get sufficient instructional time to do subject-related tasks which makes them more prepared and well- trained on a subject area.

The period that would cover this new educational system is longer than the older one. For this reason, there would be enough time to go beyond specifics on every subjects taken and thus, giving students a more clearer understanding on a particular subject matter. This program could also provide graduates that are more prepared to enter the labor force. K to 12 consist of technological and vocational education that are teaching subjects, equipping students with skills that are needed in most workplace. Thus, once a K to 12 student graduates, he can be employed even without

2 while the seized items were taken to the Crime Laboratory Office 13 for confirmatory testing. Police said charges for violation of Section 11 (pos-

session of dangerous drugs) and Section 12 (possession of drug paraphernalia) of Article 11 of Republic Act 9165 will be slapped against Ampaso.

THE GREATEST GIFT! By FHEBREZ IDO B. YLAGAN JR. ESP-I

“Because you have heeded the voice of your wife and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you saying ’You shall not eat of it’: “Cursed is the ground for your sake; in toil you shall eat of it all the days of your life. Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you and you shall eat the herb of the field. In sweat of your face you shall eat bread till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you shall return.” These were the very words Our God spoken to Adam, our ancestor, as He cursed man because of disobedience. God’s original plan for mankind is to have everlasting life as with the Angels, but by the time man disobeyed God, He cast man out of the Garden and cursed with the cursed that lasts even today. God shortened man’s life. By nature God hated sin. Unfortunately, mankind keep on sinning even from the many signs and wonders and miracles God declared to show His authority and dominion over man and everything He created. From the time of Adam, Cain, Moses, the Judges, Kings, and even the time of Jesus himself and at present, manifestations of disobedience are very evidently done by mankind. God killed those who opposed Him, some He killed by swords, through famines or even making them captives to foreign lands and rulers. Seeing that no one is righteous (Romans 3:10) and everyone falls short of the glory of God (Romans college degree. In addition to that, most high school graduates in older system have not reach yet the legal age of 18, blocking them to be employed after graduation. In K to 12, however, most of the students will graduate at the age of 18. In other words, it is possible that after graduation, there is a good chance to work right away. In that way, lesser employment problems could be attained for these people could contribute, adding up to nation’s manpower. The K to 12 program is also following the international education standard. This standard of educa-

3:23), God presented the world with a very precious gift ever given by anyone or any other else but by God Himself by sending His only begotten son to this world and be offered as a lamb for the redemption of man. John 3:16 in the Bible declares that JESUS CHRIST is the greatest gift ever presented for us to be saved. It is through his name in which mankind will be saved (Acts 4:12) and no other else and there’s no other way to reached heaven except through him (John 14:6) for He is the Way, the Truth and the Life. This gift is still being offered by God to those who will receive Him and ensures those who will receive that they will become sons of God (John 1:12). As it is written, “if you hearken the voice of the Lord thy God, do not hardened your heart because today is the day of salvation”. So as not to waste the gift offered by our God, let us receive Him (Jesus Christ) today in our lives because by doing so, we make ourselves the rightful heirs of the promises made by God to Abraham and not only that, we will be certain that our names will be written in the book of life. The book of life is the book that lists the name of God’s people and if by chance a man’s name is not found written on it, that man will certainly face the second death which is the lake of fire (Revelation 20:14-15). To avoid such great predicament, receive the greatest gift of all, JESUS CHRIST Our LORD and SAVIOUR! tion is a matter that all nations are practicing. Having this is already an edge for Philippines’ future human resources in working abroad. Moreover, Filipino graduates will not be behind anymore and further be at sync along other countries’ graduates. There are perhaps problems arising upon implementation of K to 12 such as lack of government budget, classrooms, school supplies and number of teachers. Yet, it is advisable for us Filipinos to focus on the long-term effect of K- 12. This is basically on how big it will be beneficial to us and our country.


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Management of Instruction The Principal and School Heads Domestic Workers Law: Passed in School Principals, School Heads and vested in the shoulder of school Maltreatment of the house- against any forms of abuses, By ROLLEN B. SUMO-OY

By AMELITO C. REMATE

The ultimate purpose of school supervision is to promote pupil growth, and eventually the improvement of the community were education are available and served. This were our leadership are needed to carry out educational policies and plans designed to achieve such goal of education. As the school administrator, to supply leadership in securing continuity and constant adaptation of the educational program over the period of years. The department now is the focus of media because of its new program the k to 12. DepEd ventures to changed the old curriculum to new one to be able to cope up with the world standard in educational system which implies transition or change. These in able the public to oppose the program because in the first place they did not understand the purpose of the program. As administrator it is also our duty and challenged to addressed this problem both inside and outside

the school because there are some of the teachers until now doesn’t know what is the k to 12 program and poster negativism in the program. It is now the second year of implementation in the kindergarten and grade I and 2 in the elementary grade 7 and 8 in the secondary. It is therefore, a challenge to the school leaders to focus and make supervision more meaningful in order to achieve the goal of the said program and be able to convince the community that this program caters the needs of the individual when it comes to learning. I realized that supervision can be measured in terms of the administrator’s growth in educational leadership. Leadership in education calls for the enrichment of individual lives especially in the community were you are assigned. If you are good in supervision the result can be measured to the total child’s growth in knowledge, habit, skills and attitude.

Respond the Call of Change By Dr. Ophelia S. Lumogda, Ph.D. Regional Communication Coordinator

No child left behind is a legislation proposed by President Bush in 2003 that holds certain expectations for school performance and the ability to meet key objectives in the areas of accountability, average yearly progress and the recruitment and selection of qualified classroom teachers. He believed that quality academic performance produces quality graduates and it follows quality citizen.This act No Child Left Behind is adopted by the DepEd in the Philippines .However. despite of it, Statistically shown that International test results consistently show Filipino students lagging way behind practically everybody else in the world . In 2008 mathematics

exam for example, embarrassing to say we came in dead last.The education in the Philippines is critical and needs urgent reformation.This key issue in Philippine education needs to be looked closely and should be resolved. Thus, our country Philippines participates and commits also on Education for all (EFA) and it dwells on the vision that by 2015, the Philippines is an educated nation where citizens are functionally literate. Functional literacy is considered as the ability to communicate, to solve problem, to sustainably use resources, to develop oneself, and to have a broad perspective about

By RICARDO T. DELOS SANTOS

Administrators serve as skilled resource persons possessing skills which aid teachers, parents and pupils. Besides the division and district supervisor, they also shares the administrative and supervisory responsibilities of the division superintendent. The position of principal and school heads are created to give efficiency to classroom supervision and secure greater effectiveness in school administration. Principal and school heads now are more empower in RA 9155. The duties and responsibilities of the principal and school heads covers the following; making of updated reports, planning of school programs, maintenance of school discipline, care and improve the school ground and maintenance of school buildings, systematizing the office work, care of school property, enforcement of school policies, school government director, take good care of the funding from MOOE and other resources. Even in hiring of teacher it is now

heads and principal. They are the representative from the higher officials that initiate, plan and execute community-assemblies and other public projects, and help organize GPTCA, community literacy council, and other civic organizations that will work hand in hand in making the community functional and literate that can be useful for lifelong learning. To attain these duties and responsibilities you should master the (SBM) School Management Program for the improvement of school as a whole. As new school head I realized that all this functions duties and responsibilities of the principal and school heads can be manifested through their qualification which are standard in order that when they become one, they are ready to face the challenges ahead of them specially that they are the key factor of the down and success of every school and to the learner as well. “Take a step to peak performance”

maids is rampant now adays. They are not just abuse physically, but also mentally and economically exploited by their employer. At last! To addressed this problem the legislative body has come to realized the importance of housemaids, by drafting Republic Act. No. 10361. “ The Kasambahay Law” which was done in Metro manila last twenty-third of July,Twothousand and twelve. Who can avail this provision? They are the housemaids, the yayas, general house helpers, cooks, gardeners, laundry persons. Nevertheless it excludes persons who perform domestic works only occasionally, and not an occupational basis. Under the law, the state recognizes to protect the right of the domestic workers

harassments, violence, exploitations and protection of their special social needs to ensure safety and healthful working conditions towards a decent life to live. In general, it covers the total protection of the human rights of the said workers. The housemaids can avail Philhealth and Social Security System membership. If they meet an accident during the performance of their duties, they can be given free medical treatment to be shouldered by their employers. Their salary will be minimum, depending on the place of employment. Indeed, the voice of the ‘KASAMBAHAY’ is now on the process to be heard through this act. Let’s just see the reduction of maltreatment among house helpers.

the world To realize No Child Left Behind and EFA the Department of Education as well as the Civil Service Commission demand quality service of the government employees which includes public school teachers .Once you join the Department, you are engaged in public service and you will be subjected to the Philippine Civil Service Policies ,Rules and Procedures.. The Philippine Civil Service System in which DepEd is a subsytem, follow the principle of merit and fitness for those seeking entrance to government service to promote morale, efficiency, integrity ,responsiveness, progressiveness and courtesy. Responsiveness as one of the Civil Service principles as I understood if we relate it to the teaching profession means ability to respond the advent

of change to improve the national goals towards quality education , to respond efficiently the DepEd vision, mission and goals like the No Child Left Behind and EFA. Thus, we are encouraged not to stop learning , but to continue growing in our teaching profession so that we can efficiently respond the expectations of the department. And to determine critically the performance of the teacher , the DepEd sets a National Competency –Based Teacher Standards (NCBS).It is an integrated theoretical framework that defines the different dimensions of effective teaching, where effective teaching means being able to help all types of students learn the different learning goals in the curriculum. And if this goal will be applied in the classroom setting then the three principles that the government service seeks like efficiency , responsiveness and

progressiveness will be materialized. When my classmates discussed last meeting on the Organizational structure of the Civil Service, its rules , policies and procedures .I was able to inform a friend who was not promoted because of his pending case and base on the civil service law it states that “No one who has dismissed from the service or perpetually excluded/ disqualified from the government service, can be appointed or reemployed unless he/ she have been granted an executive clemency”. Upon knowing this, he was happy and without wasting his time he wrote a letter to the superintendent in the City Division. Had I not enrolled myself in a Personnel Management I could not extend a help to a person who was deprived by his right. As an old cliché says “what is due to Ceasar, give it to Ceasar”. This

value is sometimes not true to the Department of Education. There are some who deserves to be promoted or elevated in their position but their opportunities and rights are deprived by keeping the memorandum for promotion This value or practice is comparable to the character of the crabs who pull one another so that others cannot climb to the top. And this is what we called crab mentality. This system has been rooted but this doesn’t mean that we have to dance with the system but rather stand on what you believe and it tests your value. With these we are able to promote one principle of the Philippine Civil service and that is integrity. As what Oscar Wilde says “The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.” And that is integrity.


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Additional Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens laudable Additional exemption for senior citizens is being sought in determining income tax, which shall be equivalent to the maximum amount of exemption allowed for dependents. The porposed measure said equity dictates that one who pays income taxes during the twilight of his life should be allowed to claim additional exemption corresponding to that which can be claimed by one who pays income taxes while he is at the prime of his life. “As the taxpayer grows older, the time will come when he can no longer claim any additional exemption for his dependents. From then on, the taxpayer pays higher income taxes sans the additional exemption. This is a burden that he will have to carry even if the taxpayer reaches his senior years,” according to the measure.

special feature Under Section 35 of the National Internal Revenue Code or Republic Act 8424, as amended by R.A. 9504, he said an individual income taxpayer is allowed to claim additional exemption in the amount of P25,000 for each dependent not exceeding four. “The claim for additional exemption, however, is allowed only until any of the dependent dies, marries, becomes 21 years old, or becomes gainfully employed,” it added. In House Bill 2953, a further amendment to Section 35 of RA 8424, as amended, to allow senior citizens to claim additional exemption in determining income tax is also proposed.

Section 35 of R.A. pertains to the allowance of personal exemption for individual taxpayer. The bill now pending at the House committee on ways and means provides for an additional Sub-section E titled “Additional Exemption Allowable to Senior Citizens.” The new sub-section provides that “An individual taxpayer who is a senior citizen shall be entitled to an additional exemption in the amount equal to the maximum additional exemptions allowed for dependents.” Further, the additional exemption shall be claimed by only one of the spouses in the case of married individuals, and that the claim for additional exemption shall be divided equally between the spouses in case they are legally separated, the bill provides.

Changing of exorbitant Estate Tax to Inheritance Tax, reasonable A lawmaker batting for a change of the exorbitant Estate Tax to Inheritance Tax is reasonable because her belief that the Inheritance Tax system is more ref lective of the Filipino culture, and more realistic as far as the financial status of most Filipino families are concerned, is indeed the truth. It is a fact that most Filipino families are unaware of the existence of estate taxes imposed by law upon the estate of a decedent. In some cases where the heirs are made aware of the taxes they have to pay, those who can afford the exorbitant rates pay the taxes within the prescribed period to avoid further penalties. However, those who have no means to pay the taxes end up either selling a substantial portion of the estate to settle the taxes or postponing indefinitely such payment until it is too late and the penalties have

made the payment too burdensome that the heirs end up selling entire properties with the buyers shouldering the tax deficiencies. “In most cases, heirs lose substantial portions if not entire properties to satisfy tax obligations”, according to Rep. Al Francis Bichara (2nd District, Albay). It take years before the farmer can actually pay back the government, yet in several cases, even before the farmer can fully satisfy his obligations, he has already passed away and left the small land to his family,” he said. Complications arise when the heirs need to transfer the ownership of the land to be able to legally assume the pending obligations of the decedent. Aside from having almost nothing to pay for the land and the real property taxes that go with it, they will now have to look for additional resource to satisfy the exorbitant estate tax

if they don’t want to lose the only property that they may ever own. Thus, most of them end up selling the land while it still has value and before it is eaten up by the unpaid taxes and amortization payments. Such rea lity is not in consonance with the Filipino culture, Bichara said, because heads of families work hard to be able to leave to their loved ones substantial inheritance which they can in turn transfer to their descendants and so forth. The exorbitant tax rates prevent this scenario from coming to play. Real property taxes will continue to be paid by the new registered owners or heirs, as well as other taxes incidental to ownership of properties. Thus, perhaps it is even more beneficial in the long run to do away with estate taxes to preserve inheritances and our culture.


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The Philippines death squad denial complex Rodrigo Duterte, the mayor of Mindanao’s Davao City, has a novel strategy to address the problem of rice smuggling: murder the suspected smugglers. At a public hearing of the Philippine senate this week, Duterte boasted that if a notorious suspected smuggler tried to do business in Davao, “I will Carlos Conde gladly kill him.” Duterte’s comments are no laughing matter. Davao’s long-time mayor has a track record of threatening alleged “hoodlums” with deadly violence. Not surprisingly, Duterte’s mayoralty coincided with the operation of “death squads” in the city that have killed hundreds of drug dealers, petty criminals and street children since 1998.

In 2001-2002, Duterte would announce the names of “criminals” on local television and radio – and some of those he named would later become death squad victims. No one has been successfully prosecuted for any of these murders. In the meantime, the killings continue. Duterte’s threat was appalling. But equally disturbing was the lack of condemnation by lawmakers. Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate Food and Agriculture Committee, which held the hearing, expressed sympathy with Duterte’s approach to crime control. “In Mindanao, you have to be tough because if not, there will be several abuses,” Villar said. Senator Grace Poe expressed concern about how children might misconstrue Duterte’s threat, rather than its affront to rule of law. This tolerance from lawmakers for Duterte speaks volumes about the failure of successive Philippine governments to address the country’s problem of extrajudicial killings. Such killings are down considerably from the

More hard questions By Manny Valdehuesa

CAGAYAN de Oro City––I like the Bangsamoro concept and commend those who conceptualized it, including Nur who envisioned it back in the 1960s. Still, I worry … as one would about plunging into a partnership half-heartedly or, worse, forging it merely to accommodate present convenience. Such worry clouds the long-term view and inhibits the growth of whatever good faith there is. So the issue begs the question. Trust Bottom line here is trust and confidence. Has mutual trust and confidence developed sufficiently during the two decades it took for the two parties to reach this point? What are the chances that CAB will turn sour soon or later? Has a potential-problem-analysis been done—with results that give us reasonable cause for optimism? Or is there need for more confidencebuilding efforts, gestures, measures? A potentially troublesome aspect is the concept of an “asymmetrical” set up, which the government has accepted in principle but which remains vague to a lot of people. Vaguer still is what mechanism may be there to address contentious problems that arise from, say, an overzealous interpretation of “autonomy” on one side or abuse of authority on the other. We cannot discount atavism or reversion to earlier behavior to reemerge, nor

can we deny that the urge to secede still lurks in murky corners of Mindanao. On the other hand, impetuous, imperious Manila can be headstrong and ill-advised. Today there are still too many who are uncomfortable, in Mindanao as well as elsewhere. Too many can’t even define their discomfort. And too many don’t think to ask. There are also those who in their discomfiture or feeling of being marginalized ask—testily, irritably: what do you take us for, granted? It’s very important to be comfortable, to get along with one another, to avoid a situation where one says “I don’t trust you but I’ll pretend that I do so you won’t get offended.” That’s not trust. Unease builds no confidence, nor promote peace. Good Faith To pretend you trust but say the opposite behind their back isn’t good enough, either. How about the arms stockpile by the MILF and the intolerable number of loose firearms among supposed non-combatants. These are not conducive to peace of mind. Is there, will there be, an earnest drive to address both? There ought to be no fear that the agreement our government is about to sign might be the product of miscalculation and less than candor. Our acceptance of this historic agreement must be based on nothing less than good faith and trust in each other’s motives. Are we reasonably assured that in the foresee-

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able future nothing will drive matters into regret and reversal or worse? We must march confidently forward, without hesitation, and resolutely forge ahead. In this context what comes to mind is the ColdWar term used by U.S. Pres. Ronald Reagan in dealing with the erstwhile Soviet Union: Trust but verify! Confidence-building Let’s be candid, realistic. The years of conflict that preceded these negotiations weren’t what you’d call a “Cold War” but more like a mini “Hot-and-Cold War” punctuated by Pres. Erap Estrada’s reckless declaration and launching of “AllOut War.” Erap scuttled the peace process. In so doing, he caused the secessionist struggle to reignite. Guerilla warfare and stockpiling of arms and munitions took place in earnest and boosted MILF arsenals. It’s a good thing the government returned to the negotiating table. But the build-up of confidence was slow and painful as a sort of cat-and-mouse game ensued beneath the shadow of the tenuous “Final Peace Agreement” with the MNLF—which proved to be anything but final. It struck many Mindanaons then that instead of confidence-building, what

was taking place was a “confidence game” with elements of charade, notably during times when it was unclear if the MILF was fueling the Abu Sayyaf or merely encouraging foreign assistance to it in order to destabilize Mindanao and distract the national government. Answers please What is our assurance that CAB is not a con game for either side? Someone should answer this and related questions so we can lay the doubts to rest. Gaining someone’s trust in order to obtain something of value—then betraying him—is an all too familiar strategy. Finally, I have yet to hear of the MILF issuing a Fatwa or decree against barbarism like beheadings, kidnapping, or drafting children for battle. Or maybe it wasn’t loud or clear enough. How about issuing it now that the BIFF is on the rampage? Manny is former UNESCO regional director for Asia-Pacific, secretarygeneral of Southeast Asian Publishers Association, director at development academy of Philippines, vice chair of Local Government Academy, member of the Cory Government’s Peace Panel, and PPI-UNICEF awardee for outstanding columnist. valdehuesa@ gmail.com

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Special Gospel of the day: Matthew6:19-23(February10, 2014-Monday) Matthew 6:19-23- lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great [is] that darkness: In our gospel, we can see that “Jesus criticized the people of Israel for keeping their treasures” and wealth. According to St. Jerome Biblical commentary page 74-“Archaeologists” discovered coins in their ancient houses and this reflects that it was very hard for them to acquire money that’s why; they will “hoard it below the ground for safe keeping.” Even to their “costly garments,” they will put it below the ground for preservation. This ideas and styles were not “acceptable to Jesus” since this is supposed to be shared and given to others. Proverb says,” blessings are too small when it is put in our hands, but if it is shared, it will be multiplied many times.”In James 4:4-know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with

administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Nonetheless, 12 journalists were killed in 2013, bringing the total number of Filipino journalists and media workers killed to 26 since President Benigno Aquino III took office in June 2010. In only six of those 26 cases have police arrested suspects. Leftist activists, including environmental advocates, have been among those targeted. A much-vaunted initiative by the government to address impunity – the creation in 2012 of a so-called “superbody” to expedite the investigation and prosecution of cases of extrajudicial killings – remained largely inactive in 2013 even as new cases were reported by domestic human rights groups. Duterte is the embodiment of impunity in the Philippines. Legislators who ignore or, worse, seek to justify his abusive tactics not only insult the victims of such killings and their families, but also undermine efforts to bring them to an end. The Philippines deserves better.

Speaking Out Atty. Ignacio Bunye

Portfolio investment hotspot First of two parts As we go deeper into the first quarter of 2014, the final figures on the economic performance of the country in the past year are coming out and providing us a clearer picture of what made 2013 one for the books. One highlight of last year, definitely, is the amount of foreign portfolio investments (FPI) made into the country - a record high in the Philippines according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Net inflows from FPI, which are purchases by foreigners of securities such as bonds or stocks in our equity market, reached US$ 4.2 billion, eight percent higher than last year and highest ever in history. This means that many foreign investors put money into our corporations last year, giving the latter more funds to enhance their busi-

nesses and in effect, boost our economy. What made the Philippines a sudden hotspot for this kind of investment? The Central Bank mentioned four factors that gave foreigners the confidence to invest in our market. It cited our sound macroeconomic fundamentals, our investment grade ratings from Fitch, Standard & Poor, and Moody’s, and the sustained high growth in the first three quarters of the past year. The fourth reason, the only one that we totally have no control over, are the crises in the Eurozone and the United States. Since their economies are struggling, many investors moved their funds from these markets to emerging economies such as ours The reason is simple. These investors intend to grow their money in the quickest and easiest See HOTSPOT, page 11

Word on fire Bro. Edcel L. Closas God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God. This means that if “we will focus our interest on earthly things,” we will become “enemies of God.” Being “materialistic” means making our own “gods and goddesses” in our day to day life. This is called “greediness.” Are you greedy? Ephesians 5:5-For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God: 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: #09284149490-09266607505: Question – Prayer request: Please follow me “WORD ON FIRE” on CCTN channel 12-CDO @ 10 PM- Mondays and Tuesday @ 3:30 PM. God loves you!!!


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Zamboanga del Norte | Zamboanga del Sur | Zamboanga Sibugay | Dipolog City | Dapitan City | Pagadian City | Isabela City | Zamboanga City EXTRA-JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF THE ESTATE OF THE DECEASED EPITACIO YAÑEZ WITH DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the deceased EPITACIO YAÑEZ, who died on July 27, 1971 in Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City, at the time of his death left a parcel of land located at Malanang, Opol, Misamis Oriental, which is more particularly described as follows: TAX DECLARATION NO. 0815001010384 Property Identification No. 052.15.010.17.003, Owner: Epitacio Yañez, Location: Malanang, Opol, Misamis Oriental, Lot No. 3409-B, Classification: Agricultural, Area: 2.2200 Hectares, is the subject of EXTRA-JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF THE ESTATE OF THE DECEASED EPITACIO YANEZ WITH DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE, made and executed by and among the HEIRS OF EPITACIO YANEZ, namely: 1. LEONORA P. YAÑEZ, of legal age, Filipino, widow and resident of Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving wife of the deceased; 2. NELIA Y. GABO, of legal age, Filipino, married and a resident of Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving daughter of the deceased; 3. NATIVIDAD Y. MAGLACION, of legal age, Filipino, married and resident of NHA Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving daughter of the deceased; 4. LYRA Y. NADAL, of legal age, Filipino, married and resident of Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving daughter of the deceased; 5. HENEDINA P. YAÑEZ, of legal age, Filipino, single, and resident of Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving daughter of the deceased; 6. MARY JEAN P. YAÑEZ, of legal age, Filipino, single and resident of Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving daughter of the deceased; 7. MELLY P. YAÑEZ, of legal age, Filipino, single and resident of Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving daughter of the deceased; 8. ROBINSON P. YANEZ, of legal age, Filipino, married and resident of Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro City and the surviving son of the deceased; that the above-named parties, all of legal age, are the legitimate wife/children and the sole/ compulsory/surviving heirs of the deceased. That for and in consideration of the sum of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS (P100,000.00), receipt in full of which is hereby acknowledged from CRISTINA AMOR T. CAJILLA, of legal age, Filipino, married to JEMUEL S. CAJILLA and resident of Block 8, Lot 1, Morning Mist Village, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City, do hereby SELL, TRANSFER and CONVEY, to the VENDEE, CRISTINA AMOR T. CAJILLA, absolutely, the above-mentioned property containing an area of 2.2200 hectares. As per Doc. No. 444; Page No. 89; Book No. 177; Series of 2014; under Notary Public of ATTY. MARIO T. JUNI.

BIR 2014 Tax drive kicks-off in Pagadian

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AGA D I AN C ity, Z amboanga del Sur––The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) over the weekend kicked-off its tax campaign in a bid to improve revenue collections in this province.

The tax campaign was launched Friday through a simple program held at the Liga ng mga Barangay Convention Center here. The launching of the tax campaign was jointly spearheaded by BIR regional director Alert Alocilja and Revenue district officer Rodrigo Calid. The 2014 tax campaign is anchored on the theme EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH CONFIRMATION OF SALE Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of NICOLAS FAROLAN, who died last January 18, 2003 without a will at Cagayan de Oro City, leaving among others a parcel of land identified as Lot No. 848-B3, being a portion of Lot No. 848-B, LRC, Psd-58430, being a portion of Lot No. 848 of the Cadastral Survey of Cagayan, LRC Cad. Record No. 1562), covered in and embraced by TCT No. T-176420, he owned in common with his co-owners; is the subject of EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH CONFIRMATION OF SALE, made and executed into the City of Cagayan de Oro, by and between; RANDY PONCARDAS FAROLAN, of legal age, married and a resident of Grenenville, Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City, and MARK VINCENT FAROLAN, of legal age, married and a resident of Talaba, Alubijid, Misamis Oriental; the herein parties are the sole and only heirs of the decedent entitled to succeed to his estate, being his direct and immediate heirs. For and in consideration of the foregoing premises, and invoking the provisions of Section 1, Rule 74 of the Rules of Court, the herein heirs – vendors, who are of legal age, and with full civil capacity to contract, hereto have agreed as they hereby agree to divide, partition, and adjudicate particularly the abovementioned parcel of land, between themselves in equal shares. As per Doc. No. 408; Page No. 81; Book No. II; Series of 2013; under Notary Public of ATTY. JIM L. AMARGA. MDN: FEB. 10, 17, & 24, 2014

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Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT 4th SHARI’A CIRCUIT COURT 4th Shari’a Judicial District Iligan City IN RE: JOINT PETITION TO APPROVE AND REGISTER THE DIVORCE OF SPOUSES JEANET P. NAMANG-SAN BUENAVENTURA, AND DEAN R. SAN BUENAVENTURA

“I Pay My Taxes Right, It’s as easy as register file pay (RFP).” The launching was attended by provincial and city government officials, and representatives from the different national government agencies, business community and barangay officials. Alocilja said covered in the RFP campaign are the self-employed profession- Pagadian City mayor Romeo Pulmones interviewed by local media following the groundals, individuals engaged breaking ceremony of 5-km road PAMANA project on February 6, 2014 in barangay in business, individuals Bomba. (gcc/ Pia Zamboanga Peninsula) practicing a profession like physicians, architects, accountants, freelance professionals and online sellers. “We are requesting all tax payers that if there are some inquiries, please visit the BIR office or visit our website at www.knowyourZAMBOANGA CITY - A wanted more studies and cally and vehemently detaxes.ph or call us in our lethal and contagious virus tests after some villagers nies all these unfounded hot line at 981-8888 before has killed shrimps and living near the river devel- allegations and hasty genthe deadline,” Alocija said. crabs in many fishponds oped skin rashes and fear eralizations without first He reminded the tax on a village in Zamboanga that a mining company looking at the facts and payers that the deadline for City in southern Philip- conducting exploration making scientific investifiling the annual income tax pines and local officials in the area may be dump- gations. Amid this threat is on April 15. have ordered an investiga- ing toxic chemicals into to the fishpond sector, The launching program which is also happening tion into the origin of the streams. culminated with the signing elsewhere, our company But Atro Mining said infection. of pledge of support paris saddened by the recent it has not started operaGovernment experts ticipated in by the city and events as it affects the livetion in Vitali and denied blamed White spot synprovincial government ofdrome for the infection that allegations blaming the lihood of Vitali residents ficials, national government is creeping in Vitali village company for the spread especially those who rely agencies, non-government on the fishpond industry. and has affected fishpond of the disease. organizations and civil so“Our company categoriowners, but local legislators See hits, page 11 ciety organizations. PNA

White spot syndrome hits Zamboanga village

Republic of the Philippines FOURTH SHARI’A CIRCUIT COURT Fourth Shari’a Judicial District Iligan City IN RE: PETITION TO APPROVE AND REGISTER THE DIVORCE OF SPOUSES GIOVANNI D. LAMBAN AND BETTY M. APARECIO-LAMBAN,

Republic of the Philippines FOURTH SHARI’A CIRCUIT COURT Fourth Shari’a Judicial District Iligan City CIVIL CASE NO. 2014-014

GIOVANNI D. LAMBAN AND BETTY M. APARECIO-LAMBAN, Petitioners. X--------------------------------------------------/

JEANET P. NAMANG-SAN BUENAVENTURA AND DEAN R. SAN BUENAVENTURA, Petitioners. x---------------------------------------------------------------------/

CIVIL CASE NO. 2014-012

RALPH D. ACAIN AND SAMPAGUITA G. MANSUETO-ACAIN, Petitioners. x---------------------------------------------------/ ORDER

ORDER

Before this court is a verified petition for approval and registration of the divorce between spouses and alleging among others: That petitioners are husband and wife, respectively, in a marriage performed under Civil rite on May 28, 1994 at Quezon, Bukidnon. Petitioners, were converted to Islam faith, of which conversions to Islam were registered with this Court both residents of Poblacion, Quezon, Bukidnon, thereat they can be serve with summons and other legal processes relative to this case; That said marriage did not last long, due to lack of love and affection until the relationship manifested incompatibility and sustained misunderstanding between the herein petitioners and reached the point of irreconcilability and they separated since early part of 2006 or more than eight [8] years already, thereby decided to live physically in bed and board, that reconciliation between petitioners is no longer possible or a remedy, thus, divorce is sought by them in order to free themselves from the marital burden; WHEREFORE, finding this petition to be sufficient in form and substance, set the initial hearing of this case on February 24, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at which time, date and place, any interested party may appear and show why the petition should not be granted. Let copy of this Order be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Iligan once a week for the three (3) consecutive weeks at the expense of the petitioner. SO ORDERED. Iligan City, Philippines, this 30th day of January, 2014.

Before this court is a verified petition for approval and registration of the divorce between spouses and alleging among others: That petitioners are husband and wife, respectively, in a marriage performed under Civil rite on June 3, 2006 at Iligan City. Petitioners, were converted to Islam faith, of which conversions to Islam were registered with this Court, residents of Tubod, Iligan City, respectively, thereat they can be serve with summons and other legal processes relative to this case; That said marriage did not last long, due to lack of love and affection until die relationship manifested incompatibility and sustained misunderstanding between the herein petitioners and reached the point of irreconcilability and they separated for over seven [7] months already since May 2013, thereby decided to live physically in bed and board, that reconciliation between petitioners is no longer possible or a remedy, thus, divorce is sought by them in order to free than selves from the marital burden; WHEREFORE, finding this petition to be sufficient in form and substance, set the initial hearing of this case on February 24 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at which time, date and place, any interested party may appear and show why the petition should not be granted. Let copy of this Order be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Iligan once a week for the three (3) consecutive weeks at the expense of the petitioner. SO ORDERED. Iligan City, Philippines, this 30th day of January, 2014.

(Sgd.) OSOP M. ALI Presiding Judge

(Sgd.) OSOP M. ALI Presiding Judge

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Republic of the Philippines FOURTH SHARI’A CIRCUIT COURT Fourth Shari’a Judicial District Iligan City CIVIL CASE NO. 2013-167

IN RE: PETITION TO APPROVE AND REGISTER THE DIVORCE OF SPOUSES RALPH D. ACAIN AND SAMPAGUITA G. MANSUETO-ACAIN,

IN RE: PETITION TO APPROVE AND REGISTER THE DIVORCE OF SPOUSES CECILE S. SULTAN -BENAOJAN AND ALBERTO J. BENAOJAN,

Republic of the Philippines FOURTH SHARI’A CIRCUIT COURT Fourth Shari’a Judicial District Iligan City CIVIL CASE NO. 2014-009

CECILE S. SULTAN-BENAOJAN AND ALBERTO J. BENAOJAN, Petitioners. x---------------------------------------------------/

IN RE: PETITION TO APPROVE AND REGISTER THE DIVORCE OF SPOUSES TEOLUNEL C. CESAR AND PERRYL C. BABOR-CESAR,

CIVIL CASE NO. 24)14-013

TEOLUNEL C. CESAR AND PERRYL C. BABOR-CESAR, Petitioners. x-----------------------------------------------------------------------/

ORDER

ORDER

ORDER

Before this court is verified Petition lot the approval and Registration of the Divorce filed by the petitioners and alleging among others: That petitioners are husband and wife respectively in a marriage performed under civil rites on October 18, 2010 at Caiman, Davao City, they converted to Islam faith, of which conversions to Islam were duly Registered with this court, both of them can be served with summons and other legal processes relative to this case at their residents at Palao, Iligan City, and Tugbok District, Davao City respectively; That said marriage did not last long, due to lack of love and affection, until the relationship manifested incompatibility and sustained any understanding between petitioners and reached the point of irreconcilability and they separated for more than two (2) years already, they decided to separately live physically in bed and board thereby executed Divorce Agreement in order to formalize their separation; Since their separation, they had never been communicating or supporting either financially or emotionally to each other, neither minding each other’s affairs; Petitioner’s seek judicial decree of divorce thereby severing their marriage bond on October 18, 2010 so that they will have free hand to do what a single man or woman could do without marital burden; Reconciliation between them had already been diligently employed but all proved futile. WHEREFORE, finding this joint petition to be sufficient Inform and substance set the initial healing of this case on February 24, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at which time, date and place, any interested party may appear and show why the petition should not be granted. Let copy of this Order be published in a news paper of General Circulation in the City of Iligan one week for three (3) consecutive weeks at the expense of the petitioners. SO ORDERED. Iligan City, Philippines, January 30, 2014.

Before this court is a verified petition for approval and registration of the divorce between spouses and alleging among others: That petitioners are husband and wife, respectively, in a marriage performed under Civil rite on February 14, 1998 at Panabo City, Davao. Petitioners, were converted to Islam faith, of which conversions to Islam were registered with this Court, residents of Iligan City and Panabo City, Davao, respectively, thereat they can be serve with summons and other legal processes relative to this case; That said marriage did not last long, due to lack of love and affection until the relationship manifested in compatibility and sustained misunderstanding between the herein petitioners and reached the point of irreconcilability and they separated since 2010 or for over three [3] years already, thereby decided to live physically in bed and board, that reconciliation between petitioners is no longer possible or a remedy, thus, divorce is sought by them in order to free themselves from the marital burden; WHEREFORE, finding this petition to be sufficient in form and substance, set the initial hearing of this case on February 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at which time, date and place, any interested party may appear and show why the petition should not be granted. Let copy of this Order be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Iligan once a week for the three (3) consecutive weeks at the expense of the petitioner. SO ORDERED. Iligan City, Philippines, this 30th day of January, 2014.

Before this court is a verified petition for approval and registration of the divorce between spouses and alleging among others: That petitioners are husband and wife, respectively, in a marriage performed under Civil rite on March 25, 2004 at Valencia, Bukidnon. Petitioners, were converted to Islam faith, of which conversions to Islam were registered with this Court, residents of Tambo, Iligan City and Poblacion, Valencia City, Bukidnon, respectively, thereat they can be serve with summons and other legal processes relative to this case; That said marriage did not last long, due to lack of love and affection until the relationship manifested incompatibility and sustained misunderstanding between the herein petitioners and reached the point of irreconcilability and they separated since early part of 2010 or more than three [3] years already, thereby decided to live physically in bed and board, that reconciliation between petitioners is no longer possible or a remedy, thus, divorce is sought by them in order to free themselves from the marital burden; WHEREFORE, finding this petition to be sufficient in form and substance, set the initial heating of this case on February 24, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at which time, date and place, any interested party may appear ‘and show why the petition should not be granted. Let copy of this Order be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Iligan once a week for the three (3) consecutive weeks at the expense of the petitioner. SO ORDERED. Iligan City, Philippines, this 30th day of January, 2014.

(Sgd.) OSOP M. ALI Presiding Judge

(Sgd.) OSOP M. ALI Presiding Judge

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(Sgd.) OSOP M. ALI Presiding Judge

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By TYRONE A. VELEZ, Davao Today

AVAO CITY – The workers’ union of a banana plantation in Compostela Valley filed a complaint against the contract grower for alleged threat and harassment when he reportedly brandished and fired his gun to disperse the rally of workers.

The Nagkahiusang Mamumuo sa Suyapa Farm (Namasufa), the union of plantation workers in Sumifru Philippines Packing Plants 90 and 92, filed the complaint against Jesus Jamera, the banana grower of Plant 90. Namasufa president Vicente Barrios,filed the complaint at the Barangay office of New Alegria, Compostela town, Compostela Valley. The union said that in late January this year, Jamera allegedly fired a warning shot and reportedly threatened Barrios and union workers to disperse their picket in front of his residence as workers demanded the release of their back wages. Barrios’ lawyer Bibiano Bustamante told Davao Today that they filed the complaint at the barangay “as an initial step for legal remedy on thethreats against Barrios” and to prevent him from further harassing union members. “ This doesn’t mean we can’t file a case in the courts. From the baran-

gay, we could move up to the courts if there is no resolution at this point,” Bustamante said. T h e l a b or s upp or t center Nonoy Librado Development Foundation (NLDF) said that Barrios’ case showed that “unionists and workers wanting just wages have been constantly been under attack.” NLDF Executive Director Emma Ricaforte said Barrios has been “constantly hounded by threats and surveillance for the past years.” The NLDF will raise Barrios’ issue to the Commission on Human Rights and the International Labor Organization. Barrios said that he hoped the union complaint would make union workers finally get their back wages this coming Monday. Barrios said Jamera relented to release their salaries after workers staged another picket last week. The back wages covered the period when the workers were suspended

SUMIFRU WORKERS TO STRIKE - Leaders from two unions of Sumifru Phils banana packing plant in Compostela, Compostela Valley file a notice of strike on December 23 after the termination of 138 workers who refused to sign “waiver of commitment”. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

by Sumifru for alleged t a mp e r i n g of b a n a n a products. The union filed a notice of strike that opened a labor arbitration to settle the issue. The arbitration led to an agreement of re-

instatement, an on-spot cash and release of back wages in late January. The agreement was signed by Jamera and another grower Isagani ‘Atoy’ Gementiza, owner of packing plant 92.

Jamera could not be reached for comment. Calls placed at the office of Sumifru were also left unanswered.

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Get to know That’s My Tomboy winner Epey Herher

During the grand finals ofThat’s My Tomboy on It’s Showtime last Saturday, February 1, April Mariz Epey Herher of Mindoro became the first ever winner of the lesbian talent search after besting 38 other contestants. The 25-year-old singer was heavily praised by the judges for her inspiring speech and positivity. Herher, who has been working as an online English tutor to Koreans for the past few years, admitted she hardly got any sleep the night before the show. “Hindi nga ako nakatulog eh, sobrang excited. Nung inannounce yungtop ten hindi ako confident na makakasama tapos nasama ako sobrang napakalakingaccomplishment. Tapos nung top five hindi ko rin ini-expect. Oh my God. Tapos nung lima na lang kami tapos tinawag yung runners up hanggang tatlo na lang kami, sabi ko, ‘Bakit andito pa ako?

Nakatayo pa ako dito, ang daming mas deserving!’ Tapos hindi ako nagpe-pray na sana ako manalo, hindi ko yun ipinagdarasal. Ang palagi kong pinagdarasal sana manalo ang pinaka-deserving. Ayun (laughs). Sobrang sarap sa pakiramdam na ako yung kauna-unahang That’s My Tomboy grand winner. Hindi ko talaga ini-expect, hindi ko naimagine na ako talaga mananalo,” she admitted. Herher shared that her main reason for joining the show was because she knew it was what her best friend Pinky (who passed away after a road accident on C5) would have wanted her to do. The two grew up together in their hometown in Lubang, Mindoro where Pinky is now buried. Herher admitted that when she first auditioned, she dedicated her song to her “guardian angel.” “Yung

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Pinky baka para ako dito, baka hindi ako para sa The Voice, para ako sa Tomboys of the Philippines (laughs),” she joked. One of Herher’s dreams is to be able to perform her original songs in public someday.“Siguro mas ipupursue ko yung dream namin ni Pinky na gusto ko sana mapagbigyan pa ng chance magkaroon ng sariling album. Lahat ng compositions ko maiparinig ko sa mga tao,” she added. The aspiring singer admits she is excited to go back to Occidental Mindoro to thank her hometown for supporting her and to visit the grave of her best friend. She posted on her Facebook fan page last February 3, “Uuwi po kami bukas sa Lubang. Pinky, I have something for you. Yohohohohohoho. push.abs-cbn.com

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yung nagsabi sa akin na huwag ako tumigil sa pagkanta, kailangan go ka lang ng go. For example sa school meron kaming feast day sa Stella Maris, ganyan. Pag nagtanong sila kung sinong gustong mag-volunteer sa intermission, si Pinky magtataas siya ng kamay, tapos tatanungin siya kung gusto niya kumanta, sasabihin niya, ‘Hindi po, si Epey!’ lagi niya akong tinuturo,” she recalled. Aside from It’s Showtime, Herher admitted she also tried her luck auditioning for The Voice of the Philippines last year. “Hindi ito yung una kong pagsali sa TV. Nag-audition ako saThe Voice, first screening lang ako nakapasok. May promise kasi ako sa best friend ko siPinky, gusto niya kasi lagi akong kumakanta. So nung hindi ako nakapasok sa The Voice, tapos nag-audition ako sa That’s My Tomboy nung nalaman ko na may segment. Sabi ko kay

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However, it is disheartening to note that this unfortunate incident is being linked by some people, for whatever reasons, to our company as the cause of the said viral infestations,” it said. Atro Mining said it is still on the exploration stage of its iron ore project in Vitali and in the conduct of the exploration activities, the company is not using any form of chemicals. White spot syndrome is a viral infection killing shrimps and even crabs quickly. According to the Journal of Virology of the American Society for Microbiology, White spot syndrome virus occurs worldwide and causes high mortality and considerable economic damage to the shrimp farming industry and has no adequate treatments against this virus are available. The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry of Australia said the virus is known to occur in fresh, brackish and marine water and rapid mortalities have been reported in many countries of up to 80% or more within three to 10 days. It said viral multiplication and disease appears to be induced by environmental and handling stress such as eye-stalk ablation, spawning, moulting, and changes in salinity, temperature and pH and during plankton blooms. It added that all life st age s are p ote nt i a l ly susceptible, from eggs to broodstock and that the virus transmission occurs from infected broodstock via cannibalism of sick or dying prawns, or directly through contaminated water. Birds can also transmit the disease from pond to pond by releasing caught prawns over neighbouring ponds. (With a report from E. Dumabo)

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said the illegal tree cutting activities is located just about 200 meters below the ridge where tension cracks with a perimeter of a hectare were discovered by the same team early last month. Father Artemio Jusayan, parish priest of the local Catholic church who joined the mountain climb last month, said the cracks should not be taken lightly. Jusayan personally measured the depth of the tension cracks with a wooden stick at about six feet. “Good if nothing happens but the point here is to prepare for any event,” he said. INQUIRER joined another mountain climb with SFWD forest rangers to inspect the area on Friday and witnessed some 10 old falcatta trees already felled and consequently damaged many young naturally grown premium lauan trees. The team tried to stop

a certain Titing Pintado, leader of the illegal tree cutters, from felling down the trees but merely ignored them and angrily shouted back that they have cutting permit issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources kept by his elder brother Judito Pintado. But Judito Pintado, who is facing illegal logging and illegal mining charges lodged by SFWD, said the cutting permit is still on process at the DENR- Community Environment and Natural Resources Office. Pintado has been insisting that several parcels of 20-hectare land inside the mountain are owned by their family and is outside the delineated area of the 1,658-hectare forest reserve and watershed area declared through Presidential Proclamation 282. He showed a different map to prove it is already outside the watershed perimters said to be issued by DENR Caraga office but a verification map approved and issued by then DENR Caraga regional director Elias Seraspi showed that the land claimed only through tax declaration is covered within the watershed area. Elmer Luzon, SFWD general manager, believed the Pintado siblings wanted to cut anew Falcatta trees because of the strong demand of such wood product to the local market that prices have gone up much higher. Narca has scaled the felled Falcatta trees to be around 12 cubic meters with a present market value of more than P20,000. He said had they did not caught Titing Pintado and his helpers, they would intend to clear a big part of the sloppy land near the bank of the creek. SFWD has intensified its anti-illegal logging within the watershed after the discovery of the mountains cracks at the height of Typhoon Agaton’s fury prompting them to issue a warning to residents of a possible landslide that may bury homes situated at the foot of the mountain. The warning however irked local officials who castigated SFWD for sowing panic to the people at the time when they were reeling from the effects of the flashfloods that swept the entire town. But a geologist of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has confirmed that cracks on Mt. Magdiwata could be signs that a landslide may occur during heavy rains, affecting residents living near the creek downstream. Joel Calugcugan, senior geologist of MGB Caraga, made this assessment after he joined a multi-sectoral site inspection on January 23 in the wake of a controversy that shaped up between government agencies on the veracity of a report that a landslide might bury populated areas should the tension cracks give way due

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to heavy rains. Calugcugan, however, said the landslide would not directly hit the houses in Alegria village situated at the foot of the mountain but would hit those living downstream along the banks of Tinggagawan creek. “The tension cracks are dangerous since these would collapse in the near future,” he said. C alugcugan recommended the immediate relocation of the residents near the creek, the clearing of the waterways and planting of more trees. Luzon said they have been relocating people within the watershed, clearing waterways and setting up gabion structures in areas damaged by small landslides, reforesting the area and preventing illegal logging and mining.

ruary 15. Liozo said the power plant supplies 210 MW but its present power generation is only 105 MW or a deficiency of 105 MW. He said another power plant, the Pulangi IV in Bukidnon, has reduced its generation capacity from the normal 255 MW to 90 MW or a deficiency of 165 MW due to low water intake as a result of less or no rainfall the past weeks. He said two power plants of Agus VI have been unable to generate electricity since last month due to technical shutdown. With this situation, Liozo said Zamcelco could not give a definite schedule of the blackouts. But Zamcelco information officer Ferdinand Rodriguez said they would try to fix the schedule for the sake of the consumers. Last year, the power firm also imposed rotating blackfrom page 1 outs that lasted up to six manner, relying on in- hours daily due to power terest rate differences and shortage from the Mindanao changes in exchange rates. grid. (MindaNews) Keeping their funds in a weak economy would only devalue their invest- from page 1 Bangsamoro Transiments and bring them losses. Meanwhile, devel- tion Commission (BTC) oping countries tend to have main office in Cotabato quicker economic growth so City, said the MILF has the value of their financial been trying to establish assets is more likely to rise a bridge that would pave the way for the return of faster. Portfolio investors can Kato to the main guerrilla earn in two ways – as share- forces. “We have been trying holders, they get dividends from the companies’ profits. to win him back because They can also opt to sell we are inclusive, but our their stocks or bonds to efforts failed,” Iqbal told other investors in rates high- Secretary Teresita Deles er than when they bought and Local Governments them. (To be continued Secretary Manuel A. Roxas who were special guests next week) of the program. A l s o i n att e n d a n c e from page 1 were Gov. Mujiv Hatamaintenance shutdown man of the Autonomous since January 25 and is Region in Muslim Minexpected to finish by Feb- danao (ARMM) and Ma-

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guindanao Gov. Esmael Toto Mangudadatu. “We did our best but still we failed,” Iqbal said, adding that the MILF still remained open to accept Kato back. Chief government negotiator Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer had been urging Kato to help bring about peace in Mindanao by joining the peace process instead of using arms to fight the government and displaced thousands of Muslim civilians whom they vowed to protect. Kato, about 75 years old, broke away from the M I L F i n 2 0 0 8 fol l ow ing the botched signing of the Memorandum of Ag re e m e nt on A n c e s tral Domain, formed the BIFF and continued the struggle for Mindanao independence. Iqbal has repeatedly called on sectors opposed to the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity to support the efforts to resolve the decades-old problem in southern Philippines. “There’s no other better option but to support the GPH-MILF peace process because it is inclusive,” Iqbal added. R ox as assu re d BTC members of Malacanang’s all-out support for the passage of the bill that will eventually create the new Bangsamoro political government. A prop o s e d bi l l on Bangsamoro is being crafted by the BTC which

i s c omp o s e d of s e ve n representative from the gover nment and eig ht from the MILF. Deles added that police action against the BIFF will continue even if the peace panels are almost striking a peace deal that would formalize the 14 years peace process. She said the ceasefire is between the GPH and MILF and not with the BIFF, thus police punitive action will continue. At least 50 BIFF members were killed when the Army’s 6th Infantry Division launched surgical operations against the BIFF forces who resisted when p olice-le d st ate forces were serving arrest warrants for the rebels facing various charges. The week-long fighting also displaced about 10,000 civilians in Mag u i n d an a o an d Nor t h Cotabato, many of whom have refused to return home. pna

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With this year’s theme:” Kultura Sa Gugma, Kalinaw Ug Pakigdait Sa Katawhan, Sa Barangay Iponan Hikaplagan”

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