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By CHENG ORDOÑEZ BWM Executive Editor

CPP’s Joma backs Duterte

CAGAYAN de Oro City -“I motivate my fighters all through these years and I know they (Mindanao Ultimate Mixed Martial Arts or MUMMA fighters) will stand up proud that they had tried their best during their respective bouts at the ‘Proving Ground 5: Cage Supremacy’ and will take any given moment to try their fighting stances again.”

By Lilian C. Mellejor and Funney Pearl A. Gajunera of PNA

DAVAO City--The founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Jose Maria Sison officially endorsed Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for the 2016 presidential elections. This was revealed by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte during the Run Duterte Run Caravan on Friday night at San Pedro Square this city. The mayor shared the voice message of Sison sent to him from Netherlands minutes before he came to the rally venue. In his message, Sison said that Duterte has the “integrity, strength of character and political will for good”. “Sa tinginkobukasnamansiyasa development ng Pilipinassapamamagitan ng Filipino owned See joma, page A11

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Military uncovers NPA rebel ‘arms factory’ in Bukidnon By CRIS DIAZ Executive Editor

REAR NAKED CHOKE . Cagayan de Oro’s Rex de Lara is caught face down on the octagon mat against USA’s Luke Adams, fighting out of Juggernaut Fight Club, who emerged victorious via 1st round Rear Naked Choke (RNC, submission) against Cagayan de Oro City’s Rex de Lara in The Proving Grounds 5 : Retribution Cage Supremacy, August 27 at the Limketkai Center Atrium, Cagayan de Oro City. Adams posted on his facebook page: “Thank you Rex for a tough battle.” TPG 5 is brought to you by BusinessWeek Mindanao and Mindana Daily News. photo by shaun alejandrae yap uy

Mayor orders arrest of broadcaster’s killer By CRIS DIAZ Executive Editor

CAGAYAN de Oro City-Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Jr. of Ozamiz City on Saturday ordered a probe and the possible arrest of the killers of a cable television anchorman in downtown Ozamis City last Thursday. In a report monitored from here, Parjinog has reportedly raised a bounty

for the arrest of the suspects who shot and killed Cosme Maestrado Jr., a television reporter of a local cable TV network in Ozamiz City. An initial police investigation reaching here, said that Maestrado and his cameramen were in downtown in Ozamiz City Thursday when waylaid by unidentified armed men. See orders, page A11

IMPASUG-ONG, Bukidnon -- The military has uncovered an armed factory of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the hinterlands of Kitao-tao, Bukidnon during a search See uncovers, page A11

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PHL raising energy efficiency, use of renewable energy


By Leslie D. Venzon

EBU CITY -- The Philippines will begin implementing next year a fiveyear action plan for energy efficiency and is increasing the use of renewable energy in a bid to address issues related to climate change.

Energy Undersecretary Donato D. Marcos bared these Philippine initiatives during the opening of the 46th Asia Pacific Economic

Cooperation Energy Efficiency and Conservation (APEC EGEEC) Meeting held here Monday. “I trust that APEC will

tackle interventions to mitigate the effects of climate change through energy efficiency and push for an environment friendly and developed economy,” he said. For its part, Marcos said the Philippines has come up with an Energy Efficiency Roadmap and its corresponding action plan that it will undertake from 2016-2020. “This Roadmap is envi-

sioned to be the master plan of the Philippines Department of Energy in achieving energy efficiency and conservation programs and activities to higher levels and define the role of the government in coming up with a range of measures aimed at improving energy efficiency, driven by legislative orders and decrees targeting energy saving programs,” he noted. Marcos said the ac-

tion plan has targeted five energy-intensive sectors, namely: transport, industry, commercial and residential buildings and the crosssectoral. Moreover, the energy official said the Philippines is aggressive in the promotion and installation of renewable energy, as it recognizes the importance of addressing energy issues relevant to economic growth and development. “As a matter of record, we rank second as the largest geothermal producer in the world with 1,868 MW (megawatts) installed capacity as of 2013 or equivalent to 10.78 percent of the total installed capacity of the country,” he stressed.

For its energy efficiency programs, Marcos said the country has generated energy savings of 1.6 million tons of oil equivalent for the same year. “The Philippines reaffirms its commitment to the APEC’s unified goal of building strong partnerships towards economic development as we are optimistic that with APEC support, our vision of harmonization and connectivity will come to excellent productive realization,” he further said. The 46th APEC EGEEC Meeting will discuss various priority areas, including energy efficiency policies and programs, and energy intensity and renewable energy goals. (PNA)

CEBU CITY -- The Philippines, which plays host to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this year, sees its trade with 20 other APEC member economies increasing by over 6.8 percent annually, to about $109.62 billion in 2015. Ambassador Ma. Angelina Sta. Catalina said the country’s hosting of APEC widens opportunities for increased regional trade in goods and services, spe-

cifically intra-APEC trade, including global trade. Sta. Catalina cited a trend indicating Philippine trade growing by about 6.8 percent every year since its APEC membership in 1989. “So if there has been an improvement in our trade figures as a consequence of APEC, then we are looking forward to more increased trade because of the kind of initiatives that we are undertaking in the various discussions,” she said in a press briefing. The ambassador said the Philippines’ total external trade with APEC members reached $96.104 billion, or 80.7 percent of the country’s entire trade, in 2013. Philippine exports amounted to $47.63 billion, or 84 percent of the country’s total exports to the world; while imports reached $48.47 billion or 77.7 percent of the total imports. “We do have a balance

Trade with APEC economies rising over 6.8% yearly

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By CHENG ORDOÑEZ, BWM Executive Editor

CAGAYAN de Oro City -- “I motivate my fighters all through these years and I know they (Mindanao Ultimate Mixed Martial Arts or MUMMA fighters) will stand up proud that they had tried their best during their respective bouts at the ‘Proving Ground 5: Cage Supremacy’ and will take any given moment to try their fighting stances again.” This was the assurance may consider it the biggest given by Roselyn Hung, match of his or her life and promoter of the “Proving was hurt by a lost opportuGrounds 5 Retribution: Cage nity to win. But, while they Supremacy,” held Thursday, were beaten, they played August 27, at the Atrium, their role fairly and squarely, Limketkai Center, here, and that was very important during a phone interview. aside from winning itself. Hung said: “Definitely “Out of the fights they I’m not happy that they each had, another oppor(MUMMA fighters) lost. tunity was there -- the opBut, this means that they portunity to learn from have to work hard and train the fight, which cannot be taken from mere training hard.” “Kailangan hanapin saan and out-of-the-ring official yung mga butas (na nagpa- fights alone,” Sudaria said. “So, let’s hug it out, and talo sa kanila),” Hung, who runs MUMMA hug the next opportunity that will come our way. The for six years now, said. MUMMA fighters had a ring is round. It’s anybody’s hard road during the “Prov- game,” Sudaria said. ing Grounds 5 Retribution: Proving Grounds 5 RetCage Supremacy,” but have ribution: Cage Supremacy no intention of looking back, was a mixed bag for the local and foreign mixed martial Hung said. As old wrestling coach, arts fighters, who tried their Corey Anderson, says about best their at submission hard and fast rule about get- grappling or other ways to ting upset over losses: “For win the fight. five minutes, you could cry, Foreign players from two cuss, whatever you needed Singaporean and Japanese to. But, I don’t want to hear stables – conposed of two anything else about the loss Americans, a Cuban and a Japanese – all won before once you came back.” Dante Sudaria, president their respective opponents. and CEO of BusinessWeek Jobert Baylen from the Mindanao Corporation and Takedown Fight Academy publisher of Mindanao Daily stable in Manila was overNews, co-presenter of the powered through an arm“Proving Grounds 5 Retri- bar nudge by his Japanese bution: Cage Supremacy,” opponent, Hiromitsu Irie. agrees to what Anderson The Japanese fighter was the says, even as he said that only other Asian nationality each one of those who fight in the ten-bout event.

But, Rabin Catalan, who is also from the Takedown Fight Academy stable, successfully pinned down Davao City pride Ruben Lanaza in the flyweight category during the second round of the three-round fight. In the bantamweight, debutante Jay Malubay smeared his MMA entry and was forced to tap out at 1:03 in the first round after experiencing a rear neck choke from opponent Arnel Ylanan of Cebu. Another Davao eño, Lanz Tenorio, succumbed to Manila’s Erdie Bautista in the second strawweight bout of the evening, at the Limketkai Atrium, sounding the tap at 2:06 in the first round of the bout. Crowd-favor ite Jun Paderna, a former boxing champ, faced off with knockout kickboxer Rendel Camensi. The 139-pound Paderna managed the kickboxing and grappling offenses of Camensi, and, at 2:50 in the second round, came along with a strong punch against Camensi, knocking him out then and there. The only female bout came in on the sixth bout of the TPG 5. Arnis college varsity graduate Queeney Saenz fought a tough and fierce fight against Ultra Tan. The referee stopped the fight at 1:50 in the second round after Saenz failed to response with defensive move against Tan who was then in the advantage position via grappling lock. See fighting, page A11

Representative Rufus B. Rodriguez presents a token of appreciation from him to Mr. Sadhu Johnston, the Deputy Mayor of Vancouver, Canada during his recent visit to Vancouver to attend Tapok 2015 and at the same time learn more about how Vancouver has transformed itself into a Green City with the hopes of replicating Vancouver’s experience in Cagayan de Oro City and making CDO more environmentally friendly. Also in the photo are Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno and Mr. Joey Leviste. KD

Quorum problem delaying BBL proceedings, says solon By Carolyn O. Arguillas of MindaNews

DAVAO City--There are only eight session days left from Monday, August 31 until September 15, the target date for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the House of Representatives but quorum problems continue to delay the proceedings. Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, chair of the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law, and principal sponsor of HB 5811, the substitute bill to the GPH-MILF’s draft BBL, was confident

on Sunday, August 23, that there would be a quorum and they would be able to pass the law by September 15. The previous Sunday, he told radio station DZBB in Manila that HB 5811 should be passed before September 28 because by then the 2016 budget will go to the plenary for debates. On August 23, however, he told MindaNews: “There will be quorum tomorrow (Monday) up to Wednesday. We will have interpellations. We still have time to finish the bill by September 15.” Even Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

Teresita Quintos-Deles was confident that the quorum requirement would be met and that she expected legislative action to move rapidly in the next few weeks.” But during the session days on August 24 to 26, only Muntinlupa Rep. Rodolfo Biazon managed to interpellate for a few minutes, as the question of quorum was again raised. The House of Representatives has 291 members. The quorum required is 146. MindaNews asked Rodriguez and Deles on Saturday afternoon (August 29) if they were still optimistic See problem, page A11

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that nobody is akin to being the running mate of Roxas. Where, before getting a presidential running mate for an administration candidate could cause a migraine due to many interested contenders, the case of Roxas is different. Bad omen. Roxas should have taken the advice of many a political observers to dissociate from Aquino just after the Mamapasano carnage in Maguindanao took place. Obviously, the Filipinos were angry of Aquino’s mishandling of the Mamapasano massacre where 44 members of the police Special Forces were mowed to death in a one-sided battle

Latin Americans and Asians are happy that they do not need the help of ruel pelone CRIS DIAZ the International Monetary Managing Editor Executive Editor Fund (IMF). But, Europe can no longer function without CHENG ORDOÑEZ URIEL C. QUILINGUING it. What’s behind the IMF’s Associate Editor Contributing Editor interest in Greece? MARK FRANCISCO Arjay Felicilda With loans totaling apLifestyle Editor Assistant Editor proximately $25 billion, Greece is currently the InGILBERT Y. CHAO gerry lee gorit ternational Monetary Fund’s Motoring Editor Photo Journalist (IMF) most important cusfelix santillan ROEL CATOTO tomer. “The IMF has crossed EDSEL BANTOL Provincial Editor-Surigao the ‘point of no return’,” says Layout Artists Rolf J. Langhammer from PAT SAMONTE the Kiel Institute for the irene dayo CHRIS PANGANIBAN Reporter-NorthMin Regional Editors-Caraga World Economy in north ern Germany. “Basically, it JOE PALABAO MARLON GAYOG should have walked away Rene Michael BaÑos Regional Editor-Davao at an earlier point in time. Regional Editors-Northmin Now, it’s too late.” I think, AL JACINTO JOE FELICILDA unfortunately, the German Regional Editor-WestMin Editorial Consultant economist is right, Langhammer has advised ATTY. MARIO T. JUNI international organizations NOTARY PUBLIC- JUNI LAW OFFICE CELL NO: 09352379999/ (088) 8573595 like the World Bank, the EU CRUZ TAAL ST., CAG. DE ORO CITY and German ministries, unLegal Counsel derstands well why many of --------------------------------------------------------------the 188 members of the IMF bureau and mktg staff candy macabale - 09161326483 are not enthusiastic about RIZA O. ARES - 0915-9753277/0920-9600223 the fund’s extraordinary MISOR - LOLONG NABONG - 0906-875-8650 attentiveness to Athens. GINGOOG CITY-MANNY ANSIHAGAN-0936-287-7788 North Buk. - DAHLIA S. BENEMERITO-0936-303-0410 Many developing countries VALENCIA CITY - PHILIP PHIL CALUMBA-0905-652-5407 feel that Greece is a rich EuKIBAWE, BUKIDNON - ROSEMARY GENON MARAMAG - TITA FINA CUALES - 0926-336-1585 ropean industrial country. Iligan City - JEFFREY OPONDA-0936-1174378 “Many developing countubod - louie bukod-0948-1323348 tries think, ‘you have always bobby mag usara-tangub city OROQUIETA CITY - PJ TREMEDAL-0919-3452375 been tough with us but you ARMM - Sony Sudaria-0947-4810371 are always making excepcotabato - ANALISA ESPAÑOLA-0916-9351714

tions for the rich Europeans,’” says Langhammer. They wonder why they should have to pay for a country in the euro zone. The professor feels there is a “great deal of logic” behind the question. It seems paradoxical: The term debt relief is a taboo in Latin America, Asia and Africa but that is exactly what Greece asked the IMF for. On August 14, the head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, made the organization’s position clear by saying, “It is crucial for Greece’s debt sustainability that its European partners commit themselves to significant debt relief, which goes far beyond the measures taken so far.” The IMF’s concerns about the sustainability of Greek debt, however, actually reflect self-interest. “We know that from the Latin American debt crisis in the 1980s,” recalls the economist Langhammer. “Then they argued that a haircut would increase the chances serving the interest payable on the remaining debt.” Does the fund simply defend the interests of its members by investing their money well? “The IMF is

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The Omen The political climate at the national and local levels are getting hotter each day. One thing I hate so much is the filing up of “praise releases” of senatorial candidates in my emails. I did not know this from Adam and yet they have the gall to send emails. Of course, we need stories – the newspapers are always in need of substantive, objective, and entertaining stories. However, the stories of these candidates are meant to “deodorize” their political images in the guise of news. Ridiculous. Anyway, we have written a lot of the possibilities in the local political arena, particularly in Cagayan De Oro City. Now, let us try to telescope the province. Nevertheless, before going to Misamis Oriental, let us have a brief glance of the national political atmosphere. It appears that Presidential candidate Mar Roxas of the Liberal Party (LP) is having a hard time getting a worthy running mate. To think that Roxas is the anointed Presidential candidate of the incumbent Pres. Benigno S. Aquino, III, everyone is surprised

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that mocked the capability of the country’s law enforcers. Aquino also keeps the operations under the noses of Roxas, the Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Roxas, being the DILG Secretary, deserved to know the details of the operations prior to its implementation. However, he has a President who worked closely with a suspended, but favored Police Director General instead of him (Roxas). Anyway, with the failure and the infamous debacle of the Mamapasano encounter. Roxas escaped the rage of his countrymen. It was a blessing in disguise, so to speak. Perhaps, it was also the right time for Roxas to walk away from Aquino and follow a separate road. In defiance to the popular demand and the stern warning that he would become a casualty of Aquino’s sinking vessel, Roxas opted to stay. Well, if only to become the anointed one, Roxas has to stick it out. In return, Roxas would be willing to face the consequences of the See diaz, page A11

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shouting as loud as it can so that no one gets the idea that it could possibly take part in a haircut,” says Jürgen Kaiser, the coordinator of Jubilee Germany, a German NGO that promotes fair and transparent bankruptcy rules. A very big problem: Christine Lagarde lacks explanations. The IMF had problems explaining what happened in 2002 as well. At that time, more and more emerging and developing nations distanced themselves from the organization. Sustained growth rates allowed them to form foreign exchange reserves and enabled them to pay off their debts. The IMF See doring, page A11

The Magic is in the Mix Think A Minute

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Think a minute… A little boy named Mike was watching his mother bake a cake. She put all the ingredients on the table: flour, butter, sugar, baking powder, eggs, and vanilla. Then when his mother wasn’t looking, little Mike sneaked a taste of each ingredient. But they all tasted bad just by themselves! Then he watched his mother mix all the ingredients together, pour them into a pan and then into the oven to bake. That night after Mike had enjoyed 2 big pieces of the cake, he said: “Wow! How can mixing all those BAD tasting things make such a GOOD cake?” His mother smiled and answered: “Son, the magic is in the mix!” You see, sometimes bad things happen to us; and that thing by itself can be terrible and painful. We might get discouraged and lose hope because we think it’s hurt or ruined our plans for a good life. Maybe you didn’t get that job you really wanted; or your daughter dropped out of school because she became pregnant. It could be that someone in your family suddenly became very sick. Naturally when bad things like this happen to us, it’s very hard for us to imagine that anything good can possibly come out of it. We might continue to blame ourselves or others for causing these bad things to happen. For example, we might keep making our pregnant daughter feel that she’s a failure and loser because that mistake she made has now ruined her life. But friend, if a person is a failure just because they failed, then we’re all failures! We’ve all failed at one time or another. That’s exactly why Jesus Christ came: to forgive and free us from all our past failures and wrongs so we can have a fresh start. See hurst, page A11

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Lazy to Plow

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“Those too lazy to plow in the right you may not have enough money in season will have no food at the harvest.” your retirement years. Yet, more im-Proverbs 20:4 portantly, if you’re not investing the time to teach, play with, love or care Don’t forget to plan and prepare for for your kids now, you won’t have the important things in life, especially loving and unbreakable relationships when they involve your family. If in the years to come. What are you you’re not saving money every month, waiting for?

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SURIGAO City, Surigao del Norte -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on its advisory dated August 7, 2015 issued warning that the illegal online taking activities of EMGOLDEX PHILIPPINES are now using the name GLOBAL INTERGOLD. Per verification, GLOBAL INTERGOLD is not a registered corporation or partnership. Likewise GLOBAL

INTERGOLD is not authorized to offer for sale, sell and solicit investments from the public since no selling agents of GLOBAL INTERGOLD, as of now, have secured license form SEC to act as certified investment solicitor, investment adviser, broker or dealer in securities, or salesperson or dealer in securities. The public is advised by the SEC to exercise selfrestraint from investing their

money into such high yield – high risk investment scheme and to take the necessary precautions in dealing with the above-named entity. The public is further advised that those who participate including those who offer investment either personal or thru social media (i.e. Facebook, instagram, etc.) in the investment taking of GLOBAL INTERGOLD are at risk of being prosecuted

for criminal violation of the Securities Regulation Code. Considering the recent proliferation of illegal investment solicitation form individuals and entities, the public are warned to take extra caution in making investment decisions that will involve considerable sum of money. Especially when the offer is so attractive, that at times the yield is very high com-

Butuan City -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga through the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program-Regional Program Management Office conducted a Youth Development Session (YDS) held in Caraga State University-Ampayon campus on August 27, 2015. Students’ Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGPPA) and the Expanded SGPPA studentrecipients actively participated in the half-day activity which was facilitated by the social welfare officers assigned in Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur. Leo Cabiling, SGPPA scholar from the province of Surigao del Norte, expressed his sincere appreciation to the session and its methodology. “YDS is a best avenue to learn and relearn ideas. Partly, this session serves a refresher-course to me specially that it is designed to measure our personal understanding to things around us and even reflect to ideas being discussed,” Cabiling said. “Through YDS, we were able to know more about the Pantawid Pamilya and how it operates and its technical

personnel in delivering the deserved social protection programs and services to us as scholars and to all its target clienteles,” he added. In the session, the facilitators discussed about the topic entitled “Change: A Metamorphosis of a Person”. Also, Ms. Analiza Navia, OIC-RPC of the Pantawid Pamilya was tasked to do the deepening part of the activity and evaluated the participants on how far was their understanding and reflection about the

topic discussed. Ms. Hanna Cunoi, SGPPA focal closed the activity by reminding the students to be inspired and continue to make efforts in studying to reach their dreams. The SGP-PA is instituted by the government through Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in partnership with the DSWD and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) as a long term mechanism with full commitment to breaking the vicious pov-

erty cycle afflicting the poor but deserving Filipino youth and their families. S p e c i f i c a l l y, S G PPA aims to increase the number of graduates in higher education among poor households, enable these graduates to attain employment in high-value added occupations, uplift their family’s standard of living, and contribute productively to national development (###SocialMarket ingUnitDSWDFieldOfficeCaraga###).

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other words, our SMEs (small and medium enterprises), which we see as our engines of growth,” she added. Cebu City is hosting the 16-day APEC Third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) and Related Meetings until Sept. 6. Following the SOM are two Ministerial-level meetings: the Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) on Sept. 7-8 and the Finance Ministerial Meeting (FMM) on Sept. 9-11. The meetings will be chaired by the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) and the Department of Finance (DOF), respectively. (PCOO/PNA (ldv)

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trade here (APEC) in our favor… There is a lot of trade that takes place among different APEC economies,” added Sta. Catalina. Apart from increased trade opportunities, she said the Philippines is also benefiting from APEC’s hosting through increased investment funds. “These are funds that will fuel our national capacity to develop our human capital, to improve our physical infrastructure and to further assist and develop financial and economic enterprises, in

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Publication Notice R.A. 9048 July 20, 2015 NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

In compliance with Section 5 R.A.9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that BENVINEDO C. CANOY has filed with this Office a petition for Change of First Name from “BENBEN” to “BENVINEDO” in the Certificate of Live Birth of BENBEN CANTILA CANOY who was born on February 17, 1976 at Iligan City and whose parents are Norfa T. Cantila and Basilio M. Canoy. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this office not later than September 2015.

In Compliance with section 5 of R.A. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that MRS. DANIELA BALATERO BAGA has filed with this office a petition for a Change of First Name of her son from “JIFFREY” to “DANILO” in birth certificate of DANILO BALATERO BAGA who was born on December 8, 1962, at Migkanaway, Tangub City, Misamis Occidental and whose parents are Paterno Baga and Daniela Balatero. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his/her/ written opposition to this office not later than _______.

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BOOK DISTRIBUTION IN BARANGAY TULA – VICE GOVERNOR JOEY G. PELAEZ visited the last and farthest hinterland barangay in Alubijid, Misamis Oriental to distribute books to TULA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. A hard to reach school, Barangay Chairman WILFREDO URA-URA, School-in-Charge MARIE VILLASTIQUE and the General Parents-Teachers Association Officers were very happy to receive the books donated by Children International Philippines, Inc. through the Office of the Vice Governor. These donated books support the campaign and advocacy of Vice Governor Pelaez and the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Misamis Oriental to institutionalize the “A Happy Reading and Writing Program” in the Province. photo provided

DAVAO City -- On instructions from their national leadership, members of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) ended at around 10:00 a.m. on Monday their protest action in Davao City in support to thousands of fellow members who had been staging rallies at the Department of Justice in Manila and EDSA since Thursday last week. INC members from across Mindanao left the area in front of the Benigno S. Aquino Hall of Justice on Candelaria St. in this city where they had gathered since Sunday evening. Allan Ladera, a leader of INC-Davao West, told reporters Monday that they were ending the protest

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action after receiving word from their leadership in Manila that they and the government had reached an agreement. Ladera said in Tagalog that government had decided in favor of INC’s demand. “Ipinasya ng tagapamahalang pangkalahatan na kami po ay lumisan ng mapayapa sa dakong ito at maging sa Maynila sapagkat ibinagay na po ang tamang pasya sa amin pong hinihiling sa goberyno.” He said INC secured a permit from the city mayor to hold a rally for three days. INC rallies in the capital irked motorists and commuters for causing traffic jams. “Walang ganitong peaceful rally na hindi tayo umani ng iba’t ibang kumento at reaksyon. Ang sa amin lang maraming salamat po,” (There had been no peaceful rallies that we didn’t draw

comments and reactions. On our part, we just like to say thank you,” Ladera said. He added it is the right of every Filipino to air out his grievances and exercise his right. INC members, some of whom arrived in the city as early as 6 p.m. on Sunday, had started returning home on-board trucks, vans, and jeepneys at around 10 a.m. Monday. Some occupied the sidewalks while waiting for the vehicles that would transport them back to their homes. Edward Azucenas, of Sultan Kudarat, said he spent the night under a small waiting shed in front of Davao City Overland Transport Terminal while waiting for the 7a.m. rally. He said he was informed that more INC members from different areas were See rally, page A11

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Araneta Group Streamlines Franchise Operations with SAP Business All-in-One Taguig, Philippines, August 29, 2015 –SAP AE (NYSE: SAP) has announced that Araneta Group, a pioneer in entertainment and leisure development in the Philippines, has implemented SAP Business All-in-One to streamline operations, logistics, and financial systems of its food group Philippine Pizza Inc. This implementation was spearheaded by Fujitsu Philippines, SAP’s channel partner and Questronix, an SAP reseller. According to Kenneth Mondero, SAP project leader and SVP for Finance at the Araneta Group, Philippine Pizza Inc. had individual legacy systems for each of its food franchises namely, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Dairy Queen. “SAP Business All-inOne gives us the upper hand now. We are able to access reports and time-sensitive information across finance, logistics, and operations departments. There is definitely a quicker turnaround in decision-making.” Mondero also noted that this implementation enabled

larger savings. “SAP Business All-in-One has allowed us to take a consolidated view of our expenses and optimize decision-making. Higher accuracy is another important advantage of this implementation.” Today, SAP Business All-in-One is an important part of the Group’s technology investments across its various businesses. This includes the Philippine Pizza, Inc., to leisure innovator Araneta Center Inc. that houses Gateway Mall, Farmers Plaza and Ali Mall, as well as Uniprom Inc. which handles Smart Araneta Coliseum, Ticketnet, Gateway, and Ali Mall Cineplex. Araneta’s relationship with SAP has grown in strength due to the direct and indirect benefits the Group has realized over the last few months. Speaking on the implementation, SAP Philippines Managing Director Ryan Poggi said, “As one of the most important and diversified Philippine conglomerates, the Araneta Group needed a simplified solu-

tion for accurate reporting, reduced financial inconsistencies, and better delivery efficiencies. We are glad to have delivered this yet again, this time for Philippine Pizza Inc. Our relationship with the Araneta Group is a significant example of our efforts in delivering strategic advantage through a strong combination of customer vision, subject matter expertise, and superior technology.” Mondero concluded, “Before SAP Business Allin-One, we had different legacy systems for each of our businesses. Every day, our accounting teams extracted and encoded data for their respective businesses. The work was tedious and hard to manage. With SAP Business All-in-One, we now make strategic business decisions faster. With SAP streamlining processes across business functions and companies, we can now focus our time and efforts on creating winning food and leisure experiences for our customers across the Philippines.”

MCS Culmination of BUWAN NG WIKA

By MARIA LUZ L. ABUCAYON Teacher III Mambajao Central School

August, the month which was the time for “Buwan ng Wika”. We all know with ourselves that in every different school, they celebrated it in different schedules in the way of culmination program. Mambajao Central School culminated the Buwan ng wika last August 27, 2015 at the MCS mini gym, with the theme “Filipino: Wikang Pambansang Kaunlaran”. The main event of the said program was the coronation of Lakan and Lakambini 2015, a l s o t h e aw a rd s f or teachers which is the “Three-star award” for their classroom which stands for the outstanding classroom. During the program, the teachers and the candidates for Lakan and Lakambini 2015 lo oks gorge ous with their barong and Filipiniana gowns. The Lakan and Lakambini was a raffle form. Each section has pot money of P100.00 every participant. Before the raffle was made, the candidates performed their production number and introduced their selves one by one. After the production number, there are different pupils rendered their intermis-

sion numbers while waiting for the raffle to be made. And the lucky pupils are Michael Josh Dagondon for the Lakan which came from grade five under Mrs. Berly Dosdos and Keziah Silthiel Sabuero for Lakambini

which came from grade two uder Mrs. Nisssan Cabeguin. For the Three-star award for the outstanding classroom, most of the teachers got the award which made them happy.


CLEANFUEL –Fuel for the Environment receives Plaque of Appreciation from RADIO VERITAS 846 Just recently, a plaque of appreciation was given to CLEANFUEL in an event dubbed as VERITAS - THANKSGIVING AGAPE in recognition of their support to Radio Veritas 846 telecast of the historic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines. CLEANFUEL together with Pope Francis, Radio Veritas & the Filipino nation was one with our brothers and sisters as they rebuild their lives after the storm. In photo (from left to right): Rev. Fr. Anton C.T. Pascual ; Mr. Saymour Go - Cleanfuel, his Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle ; Mrs. Jennifer Sevilla – Go and Most Rev. Mylo Hubert C. Vergara.


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DENR, LBP sign pacts on environmental collaboration THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Friday entered into two agreements with the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) to reinforce their collaboration on environmental protection and job creation within the environment sector. Environment Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje and LBP president and CEO Gilda Pico signed the partnership agreements on the implementation of the bank’s Adopt-A-Watershed Program (AAWP) and ‘GawadPatnubay’ Scholarship

Program (GPSP) at the bank’s head office in Manila. “ The two programs highlight the LBP’s commitment to strike a balance between promoting countryside development and incorporating environmental management practices in its operations and services,” Paje said. Now on its third phase, the AAWP involves the rehabilitation of 60 hectares of denuded and degraded forestlands. The LBP and DENR have been partners for the program since the first phase in 2006. Pico, for her part, said the DENR-LBP agreements take their partnership “a

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KORONADAL City-- At least 120 persons were rushed to the hospital in South Cotabato after eating what local officials suspected as “spoiled” noodles (“pancit”) during a village celebration on Sunday. The victims were all residents of a remote village of Lake Sebu in South Cotabato and belonged to a religious sect known as “Salvation Army.” Lake Sebu Mayor Antonio Fungan the victims were residents of Barangay Takunel who celebrated the foundation anniversary the religious group and almost simultaneously complained of severe abdominal pain. “Many victims claimed they experienced loose bowel movement and vomiting,” Fungan told DXOM-AM RadyoBida in Koronadal City. “We suspect a spoiled pancit (noodles) prepared for the celebration,” Fungan said, adding that the noodles were prepared as early as 1 a.m. Sunday and were served at noon. The noodles were placed separately on small cellophane and distributed as viand during lunch. Fungan said he learned from event organizers the “bihon” were prepared by village teenagers, all members of “Salvation Army.” “It may not be properly cooked or the food was spoiled when placed in cellophane and exposed to the heat of the sun,” he said in Filipino. “Relief assistance and medicine, including distilled water have been provided to the victims,” the mayor said. Some victims were already discharged from the hospital, but remained weak. The town health office has gathered samples of the spoiled noodles for laboratory test in the provincial health office. (PNA)

step further as we expand what we have started in 2006,” noting that the partnership supports LBP’s agenda to tap the power of volunteerism as a key element in promoting rural development anchored in sustainable development principles. “As firm advocates of environmental protection, we at LANDBANK welcome this opportunity to contribute not only in the preservation and protection of our watersheds, but also in the promotion of environmental protection through volunteerism,” Pico stressed. The undertaking will involve LBP’s workforce

nationwide and the different people’s organizations involved in LANDBANK’s various poverty alleviation projects, according to her. Under their renewed p ar t ne rsh ip, L BP w i l l shell out PhP1.8 million to cover the cost of planting and maintenance of the planted seedlings, including monitoring activities and capability building of implementing partners. The DENR, on the other hand, will provide technical support in terms of site and species selection, designation of focal persons and formulation of rehabilitation plans with concerned people’s organizations. Some 14 hectares of

degraded forestlands were rehabilitated during the first phase of the project and 40 hectares during the second phase. Meanwhile, Pico also expressed her gratitude to the DENR as the newest partner of LBP’s ‘GawadPatnubay’ Scholarship Program, citing the important role the DENR plays in helping the bank address rural poverty by producing graduates in agriculturerelated courses. Under the GPSP agreement, the DENR has opened its facilities and manpower at any DENR offices nationwide for the conduct of job readiness and skills training or internship of

LBP’s scholars. GPSP involves a 10week internship program dubbed ‘Education-toEmployment’ or E2E for its graduates to help them develop their career goals and learn the needed skills in the real world. The first batch of GSPS interns consists of 10 graduates of agriculture, agriculture chemistry and agriculture business courses. Seven of them graduated with honors either magna cum laude or cum laude. “The DENR, too, shares the LBP’s vision of providing a solid base of education for the next generation of agri-scientists and farmers,” Paje said. (PNA)

THE DAY’S CATCH. A fisherman shows a bunch of carp in Lake Seloton in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato (August 28, 2015). MindaNews photo by Keith Bacongco

3 moderate quakes jolt Surigao del Sur THREE mild earthquakes jolted the province of Surigao del Sur on Monday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the first quake with a magnitude of 4.1 occurred at 4:06 a.m. The epicenter of the quake was traced 66 kilometers northeast

of Tandag town in Surigaodel Sur. The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of seven kilometers The second quake with a magnitude 4.0 occurred around 4:31 a.m. with an epicenter traced some 79 kilometers northeast of Tandag. The quake, which was tec-

tonic in origin, had a depth of 33 kilometers. On the other hand, the third tremor with a magnitude of 4.1 happened at 5:06 a.m. with its epicenter traced 43 kilometers northeast of the same town. Phivolcs said the temblor, which was tectonic in origin, had a shallow depth of eight kilometers.

Phivolcs did not record any felt intensity from the three tectonic quakes and there was no casualty or damage reported. It added that no aftershocks are expected from these quakes. The Philippines lies on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where 20 to 25 earthquakes per day -- mostly imperceptible -- are common, Phivolcs said. (PNA)

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Republic of the Philippines SANGGUNIANG PANLUNGSOD Region 10 Oroquieta City City of Good Life Tel/Fax No.(088) 531-1164 & 531-0097; eMail – EXPLANATORY NOTE WHEREAS, A global strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) was issued jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 2002, to reverse the disturbing trends in infant and young child feeding practices. This global strategy was endorsed by the 55th World Health Assembly in May 2002 and by the UNICEF Executive Board in September 2002 respectively; WHEREAS, Section 15 Article II of the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines states that “The State shall protect and promote the right to health of the people and instill health consciousness among them”; WHEREAS, Section 2, Article II of the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines states in part that “The Philippines x x x adopts the generally accepted principles of international law as part of the law of the land x x x ”. WHEREAS, the Philippines has adopted the WHO and UNICEF “2002 Global Strategy on Infant and Young Child Feeding”, and the various World Health Assembly Resolutions to implement the same, and therefore is legally and morally obligated to follow their provisions. WHEREAS, towards this end, the State shall support the “2002 Global Strategy on Infant and Young Child Feeding” and exerts efforts to address the provision of safe and adequate nutrition for infants and young children, by the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding; WHEREAS, the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy on Infant and Young Child Feeding recommends not only exclusive breast milk for newborns, but also indigenous, fresh and natural foods in combination with continued breastfeeding for infants and young children. It is guided by the World Health Assembly Resolutions, Codex Alimentarius, and consistent with national laws or national policies; WHEREAS, adequate and proper nutrition is an important and universally recognized component of each child’s right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health as provided for in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which the Philippine Senate, in accordance with its constitutional prerogative under Section 21, Article VI, of the 1987 Constitution, ratified on July 26, 1990, and which mandates the Philippines to implement various international agreements relevant to Infant and Young Child Feeding; WHEREAS, the use of breastmilk, which is widely recognized as the best source of nutrition for babies, most far reaching and the least costly strategy for the alleviation of poverty promotes the development of emotional bonding between the mother and child, bestows upon the newborn infant protection against infection, provides for the mother natural contraception after delivery, and protects the mothers from closely spaced pregnancy. WHEREAS, with the resultant healthier population and the reduction in infant and under five mortality rates, the country will be closer in reaching its targets for the Millennium Development Goals; THUS, this ordinance: ORDINANCE NO. 617-2015 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE NUTRITION PROGRAM TO IMPROVE THE CHILD AND MATERNAL NUTRITIONAL STATUS IN THE CITY OF OROQUIETA, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. BE IT ENACTED by the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Oroquieta City in session assembled, that: ARTICLE 1 TITLE, POLICY, PRINCIPLES AND DEFINITION OF TERMS Section 1. Title. This ordinance shall be known as the AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM TO IMPROVE CHILD AND MATERNAL NUTRITIONAL STATUS IN THE CITY OF OROQUIETA, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Section 2. Declaration of Principles. The City Government of Oroquieta shall uphold the right to food and nutrition of its constituents as a vital part of human development. It recognizes that all nutrition interventions shall be anchored to the Philippine Government’s commitment to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the over-all goal of Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2011-2016 in improving the quality of the human resource base of the country and to have substantial decrease in child and maternal and overall disease burden. The City Government of Oroquieta believes that it is the main responsibility of families in achieving nutritional well-being and thus, it is the duty of the City Government to help the families in the city especially those who are unable to enjoy the right to good nutrition to provide their nutritional needs. It also recognizes that multi-stakeholders participation, evidence-based interventions, and good governance are the key elements for improvement of child and maternal nutritional status of the city. Section 3. Definition Of Terms. For the purpose of this ordinance, the following terms are hereby defined: a. Malnutrition- a condition of the body resulting from a deficiency imbalance, or excess , in one or more nutrients. This includes under nutrition and micronutrients deficiency. b. Exclusive Breastfeeding – an infant receives only breast milk and no other liquids or solids not even water with exception of drops or syrups consisting of vitamins, minerals, supplements or medicines. c. Infant – refers to a child within 0-11 months and 29 days of age. d. Health – Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well- being and not merely the absence of diseases or infirmity. e. OPT Plus (Operation Timbang Plus) – an annual mass weighing of all pre schoolers 0-71 months old in a community to identify and locate the malnourished children. f. Pre School Children – a group of children ages 0-71 months old. g. Breastmilk substitute - means any food being marketed or otherwise represented as a partial or total replacement for breastmilk, whether or not suitable for that purpose. h. Complementary food - means any food, whether manufactured or locally prepared, suitable as a complement to breastmilk or to infant formula, when either becomes insufficient to satisfy the nutritional requirements of the infant. Such food is also commonly called “weaning food” or breastmilk supplement. i. Milk Formula - artificial milks for babies made out of a variety of products, including sugar, animal milks, soy beans and vegetable oils. They are usually in powder form, to mix with water. j. Young children - refers to a child age 1 year up to 3 years old k. Lactation stations - refer to a private, clean, sanitary, and well-ventilated rooms or areas in the workplace or public places where nursing mothers can wash up, Breastfeed or express their milk comfortably and store this afterward. l. Rooming-in - refers to the practice of placing the newborn in the same room as the mother right after delivery up to discharge to facilitate mother-infant bonding and to initiate breastfeeding. The infant may either share the mother’s bed or be placed in a crib beside the mother. m. Workplace - refers to work premises, whether private enterprise or government agencies n. Food fortification - refers to the addition of Sangkap Pinoy or Micronutrient such as vitamin A, iron and iodine to food, whether or not they are normally contained in the food, for the purposes of preventing or correcting demonstrated deficiency with one or more nutrients in the population or specific population groups. o. Pinoy Nutrition Hub - refers to an approach adapted from Positive Deviance Hearth in the Filipino context that seeks to address malnutrition by looking at practices that work well in the community and building those to improving the nutritional status of children and sustaining these improvements through changing the behaviors of mothers. p. Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition or PPAN 2011--2016 - refers to the national government’s strategic priorities to contribute in improving the quality of the human resource base of the country and to have substantial decreases in child and maternal and overall disease burden. q. Care giver - anyone who takes care and custody of the child which can be parents, guardians or people living with the children. ARTICLE 2 PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR NUTRITION Section 4. NUTRITION PROGRAM AND SERVICES. The City Government through the City Nutrition Committee shall act as the lead agency to implement and sustain the Nutrition Program and Services to primarily cater children and mother’s need. It shall adopt the National Nutrition Council of the Department of Health and other nutritionrelated models that has been proven cost-effective to address malnutrition. 4.1 Promotion Of Infant And Young Child Feeding. The City Health Office

Ordinance shall monitor and promote early initiation of breastfeeding within one (1) hour after birth; exclusive breastfeeding for six months and introduction of complementary food from the 7th month onwards in various settings like home, city/barangay health stations, birthing facilities and workplace to ensure safe and adequate nutrition for all infants and young child. It shall implement interventions such as follows: 1. Organization, training, and continuous capacity building of community-based or breastfeeding support groups in every barangay on infant and young child feeding composed of peer counselors or mothers who have successfully applied optimum infant and feeding practices. 2. Training of health and nutrition workers, including those in birthing facilities and in the workplace, on counseling on infant and young child feeding. 3. Setting up and maintaining human milk banks as well as adoption of rooming-in in the City Rural Health Units and selected hospitals and medical centers, subject to availability of funds. 4. Designation of lactation corner in the workplace either government or private establishments and other places stated under R.A. 10028. 5. Enforcement of the Milk Code on the Marketing of Breast milk Substitutes (EO 51) 6. Group counseling for the promotion of optimum (IYCF infant and young child feeding) complementary feeding practice 7. Home fortification of complementary food through the use of multiple micronutrient powder 8. Multimedia campaign on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF)-related concerns especially during Breastfeeding Month Celebration (every August) 9. Integration of IYCF infant and young child feeding concerns in the curriculum of primary, secondary and tertiary education 4.2 Maternal and Child Care program. The City Health Office shall continue to implement and support its Maternal and Child Care Service Program which shall cater to the health of the mother which affects the child in the womb with the end in view of delivering a healthy baby such as follows, but not limited to: a. Counseling to mothers during pre-natal and after birth on appropriate dietary intake as well as appropriate feeding for the child b. Encourage facility-based births and strict implementation of early initiation of breastfeeding within an hour after delivery. c. Implementation of Mother-Baby Friendly Centers and shall incorporate motherfriendly labor and birthing practices in the health facilities’ policies or standards operating procedures including: 1. Clean birthing technique 2. Delayed cord clamping (3 minutes) 3. Placenta removal and disposal 4. Collaboration/consultation with other maternity services including maintaining communication with all caregivers when referral or transfer is necessary. d. Train staff responsible on maternity services on essential and emergency obstetric and newborn care e. Motivate and refer pregnant women for STD/HIV/AIDS screening and voluntary counseling and treatment f. Introduction of culturally-sound Reproductive Health Care including appropriate birth spacing 4.3 Supplementary Feeding And Essential Care Program In Home- Based Centers And Schools. The City Social Welfare and Development Office shall support the regular supplementary feeding and provision of essential care program for school children particularly those who’s schools with high cases of under nutrition, residence-based centers, day care centers and community children within the city. Through the CSWDO, CHO and other nongovernment organizations, the City Government shall: 1. Promote inclusion of nutrition education in school curriculum and develop childfriendly materials on nutrition, hygiene and sanitation like proper hand washing, nutritious food and more. 2. Support in the establishment of safe drinking water and sanitary toilet facilities in schools and day care centers including promotion of sanitary practices like personal hygiene, hand washing and deworming. 3. Regular monitoring of child growth and development through the help of School Heads/Principals and barangay health workers 4. Provide support in clusterized food preparation and feeding sessions or Pinoy Nutrition Hub 5. Integrate behavioral change approaches among caregivers and mothers on nutritional feeding during clusterized feeding sessions 4.4. Micronutrient Supplementation and Food Fortification. The City Health Office shall ensure the uninterrupted supply of micronutrients to reduce or maintain prevalence of Vitamin A deficiency, iodine deficiency disorders and anemia among infants and pregnant and lactating mothers. It shall strive to provide the following: 1. Vitamin A supplementation for children under five years old through the Garantisadong Pambata Expanded Program and high-risk cases specifically children with measles; Iron supplementation of pregnant women for 180 days as well as weekly iron supplementation of non-pregnant women including adolescent females; Iodine supplementation for pregnant women in areas with high levels of iodine deficiency disorders that are not well reached by adequately-iodized salt. 2. Close monitoring of food fortification and salt iodization stored, displayed and sold at food establishments, stores and retailing outlets within the city. 3. Support the promotion of home-based and/or community-based production and consumption of foods rich in nutritional value particularly Vitamin A, iron and other supplements needed through the provision of materials for the establishment of household backyard gardens. 4.5 Community-based Nutritional Food Production and Economic Access to Food. The City Health Office in coordination with the City Agriculture & Fisheries Office shall promote availability of food at the household level through Food Always in the Home (FAITH) framework. In coordination with City Agriculture Field Office (CAFO) and other organizations with programs on food security and agriculture, the City Government shall ensure the availability of basic food supply at affordable prices. Further, it shall support the agri-related projects like animal raising, diversified farming, and other family income generating projects that support family’s economic access to food such as creation of local employment opportunities, support to micro-enterprises, skills development through Alternative Learning System (ALS) and financing to small entrepreneurs. 4.6 Promotion of Healthy Lifestyle. The City Health Office and the DepEd shall intensify the promotion of healthy lifestyle to prevent cases of overweight / obesity among children and adults through campaigns on healthy eating, physical activity and wellness programs. It shall uphold the following: 1. Wellness programs with a nutrition component in elementary and secondary schools and in the workplace and shall not be limited to early morning exercise 2. Enforcement of the school policy regulating school canteens on the sale of cola drinks and junk foods in line with the promotion of good nutrition 3. Regular observance of physical exercises like marathons, fun runs, community dancing exercises and more. 4. Appropriate nutritional care of adults and overweight persons 5. IYCF and Pabasa Nutrisyon 4.7 Immunization Program and Monitoring and Reporting of Children’s Height and Weight. The City Health Office shall ensure program on preventive child care and health services that include the completion of immunization series for prevention of tuberculosis, diphtheria, pertussis, neonatal tetanus, measles, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B, and such other diseases for which vaccines have been developed for administration to children before reaching one (1) year old, additional doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) during the ages of twelve (12) to fifteen (15) months. (PCV 13 Add on pneumococcal vaccine (before age of 1 year) Likewise, the City Government through the City Health Office shall adhere to the monitoring and reporting standards set by DOH/NNC on monitoring of children’s weight, height and length shall use only generally accepted standard and measuring tools and equipment calibrated by authorized agencies (DOST). It shall provide assistance in capacitating health workers, nutrition scholars and nutrition program implementers on proper measurement and usage of information generated as well as comprehensive nutrition program management. ARTICLE 3 ROLES OF VARIOUS SECTORS Section 5. The Family. The family is the central unit responsible for the primary attainment of nutritional well-being of their children and entire family members. The parent has the right to choose nourishing and culturally accepted interventions for their children as long as it will not impede child growth and well-being. Section 6. The Educational Institutions. Educational institutions shall work together with stakeholders concerned with the nutrition-related activities of children and youth. Educational institutions shall incorporate into their curriculum a subject on nutrition education, yet, subject to guidelines set by the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). Section 7. The Mass Media. The mass media shall use its power to influence by all means to promote campaigns related to nutrition like IYCF (Infant and young child care and feeding), healthy lifestyle and the like with utmost care and consideration to its audience particularly children listeners. Section 8. The Local Government Units. The City Nutrition Committee shall come up with comprehensive nutrition programs for children and look for other sources from the National Government and NGO’s and then the LGU allocate appropriate budgets for their implementation and adoption of key nutrition policies and guidelines. Section 9. The Non-government Organization and other Civil Society Groups. The non-government organizations and civil societies with programs and services on nutrition shall closely coordinate, complement resources and share approaches to the LGUs within their area of operation.

tuesday, september 1, 2015 Advertising and Editorial E-mail : Contact nos. : 0917-7121424 • 0947-8935776 Section 10. The Barangay Nutrition Committee. This Committee shall, in addition to their existing duties and functions, coordinate with and assist their corresponding LGUs in coming up with comprehensive nutrition programs and plans and be the primary body to oversee the implementation of such programs in accordance with DILG guidelines. Section 11. The service users or community people. The community or residents within the city shall actively help the local government units in monitoring the implementation of nutrition initiatives by educating and mobilizing local citizens/service users on their rights & responsibilities; provide avenues to voice-out and influence decisions through dialogues and non-confrontational ways. Section 12. The Breastfeeding support groups and core teams organized. The created support groups like breastfeeding groups and core teams created through various program implementation of different agencies shall be maximized and mobilized in awareness programs related to nutrition.(Infant and child care feeding) ARTICLE 4 IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS Section 13. Composition Of The City Nutrition Committee. The City Nutrition Committee shall continue to provide overall leadership in plan formulation and implementation ,monitoring , evaluation and coordination. It shall be composed of the following: 1. City Mayor, Chairperson 2. City Health Officer, Vice Chairperson 3. City Social Welfare and Development Officer 4. City Agricultural Officer 5. City Local Government Operations Officer from Department of the Interior and Local Government 6. City Budget Officer 7. City Schools Division Superintendent from Department of Education 8. City Employment and Services Officer and/or designate 9. City Planning and Development Coordinator 10. Representative from Department of Science and Technology 11. Representative from Department of Trade and Industry 12. CDRRMO (City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer) 13. General Services Officer 14. Duly Accredited THREE private sector representatives; _______, ______, _______approved EO from the Mayor 15. DOH Representative 16. TESDA Representative Section 14. Duties And Functions Of The City Nutrition Committee. 1. Assesses the city nutrition situation 2. Formulates the city nutrition action plan complementary to and integrated with other plans of the LGU and higher level plans 3. Coordinates, monitors and evaluates plan implementation and recommends and adopts appropriate actions 4. Mobilizes resources to ensure the plan is implemented 5. Holds at least quarterly meetings to monitor program performance 6. Extends technical assistance to barangay nutrition committees on nutrition program management and related concerns, including the conduct of periodic visits and meetings with the BNC 7. Monitors and evaluates the performance of Barangay Nutrition Committee Section 15. Mandatory Capability Building For Key Members Of The Local Committees For Nutrition. To ensure efficiency and effectiveness, key members of the Local Nutrition Committees from the city up to barangays shall undergo formal trainings related to nutrition like WHO-Child Growth Standards (CGS); Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF); Nutrition Program Management; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH); Pinoy Nutrition Hub (PNH); Civic Engagement through Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) and other skills development learning sessions. Section 16. Internal Rules For Local Nutrition Committees. The local committees for nutrition shall adopt their own internal rules of procedures and regulations to serve as guidelines for the members in the discharge of their official functions such as the organization’s structure, parliamentary procedure, order of meeting and quorums, discipline and such other rules the committee may adopt. Section 17. Monitoring and Evalutation of Nutrition Program Implementation The City Nutrition Committee shall monitor and evaluate in accordance with the guidelines provided for by the responsible provincial/ regional /or national agencies. Section 18. Recognition Of High Performing BLGUs On Nutrition Program. The City Nutrition Committee shall design an award system for high performing barangay local government units in delivering nutrition programs and shall create an award governing body to oversee the planning, preparation and awarding ceremonies. Section 19. Modeling of Effective Nutrition Interventions. The City Nutrition Committee shall replicate the identified cost-effective models on nutrition or recognized during awarding by coming up with good documentation and easy-to-follow operating procedures. ARTICLE 5 PENAL PROVISIONS Section 20. Penalties and Sanctions: A. Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance, except those stated in the preceding section, shall be penalized with the existing city ordinance; however, if cast and circumstances warrant the filing of legal action under national law, the latter shall be given preference. B. Any person, private entities and establishment/s violating the provision/s of this ordinance shall be sanctioned/imposed of administrative fines, as follows: For Private Establishments: For Government Institutions: 1st Offense ---------------------- counseling ---counseling 2nd Offense --------------------- P 2,500.00 ---suspension decided by the City Grievance Committee 3rd Offense --------------------- P 5,000.00 --- Administrative case ARTICLE 6 BUDGETARY APPROPRIATIONS Section 21. The City Government shall allocate funding to support the implementation of this ordinance. For each Barangay, there shall be a regular appropriation of funds to support the administrative and operational needs of the Barangay Nutrition Committee and it shall be incorporated in the Budget of the City Health. ARTCLE 7 FINAL PROVISIONS Section 22. Implementing Rules and Regulations. Within six (6) months after the approval of this ordinance, the City Chief Executive, shall endorse to the City Nutrition Committee, for formulation of the appropriate Rules and Regulations necessary for the efficient and effective implementation of all provisions of this ordinance. Such rules and regulations shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following the completion of their full publication in two (2) city newspapers that are of general circulation in the City of Oroquieta. Section 23. Separability Clause. If, for any reason or reasons, any part or provision of this ordinance shall be held to be unconstitutional or invalid, other parts or provisions hereof which are not affected thereby shall continue to be in full force and effect. Section 24. Applicability Clause. All other matters relating to the impositions or regulations provided in this ordinance shall be governed by the pertinent provisions of existing laws and other ordinances. This ordinance shall apply to all the people within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Oroquieta, barangays, and to all persons, who may be subject to the provisions of this ordinance. Section 25 . Repealing Clause. All ordinances, resolutions, executive orders and other issuances which are inconsistent with any of the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed or modified accordingly. Section 26. Effectivity Clause. This ordinance shall take effect thirty (30) days after completion of its publication in a newspaper of general circulation within its jurisdiction and posting in at least three (3) conspicuous places in the City of Oroquieta. APPROVED: July 9, 2015


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God wants you to become more fruitful Special Gospel of the day (September1, 2015-Tuesday)Mark 10:1-12- And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away [his] wife? Tempting him. And he answered and said unto them, what did Moses command you? And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put [her] away:

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In another stunning fight, Cuban Emilio Urrutia pinned down homegrown fighter Carlo Mabilen of MUMMA, locking him in a Kimura and forcing him to yield the fight. In the eighth fight, American Will Chope overpowered Arsen Escayo and slammed him to the ground in a rear neck choke, surprising expectators. Escayo tapped out of the lightweight bout, bloodied above the eyes and nose. The next fight was also filled with crowd roars as another Cagayanon, Renato Jabiniao II, stepped into the cage. Both he and his opponent, Drex Zamboanga of Manila, showed good fighting stances. Jabiniao kneeled down though before Zamboanga, following the throwing of red towel from Jabiniao’s corner at 4:37 in the third round of the fight. The main bout of the evening was rather crisp and short. MUMMA’s Rex de Lara executed a series of Muay Thai and grappling moves against American Luke Adams in the featherweight division, but ultimately bowed out to a rear neck choke against Adams of the Juggernaut Fight Club of Singapore. Hung s aid t he Prov ing Grounds 5 Retribution: Cage Supremacy had achieved its purpose in bringing MMA to Mindanao and to MUMMA’s hometown Caayan de Oro, as a mainstream sports event. She looks forward to having another opportunity for a sequel. Meanwhile, Sudaria said that he is hoping that BusinessWeek Mindanao and Mindanao Daily News will also be co-presenting an MMA event in China this September 12 featuring Will Chope versus Katzushi Sugiyama in the main event, among others. (With a report from Mark Francisco, MDN staff )

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about Rodriguez’ target date but both have not sent their replies. Only 30% Biazon told MIndaNews in a telephone interview on August 29 that he has finished only about 30% of the issues he wants Rodriguez to answer. “I am not going to allow any vice chair of the committee (to answer me). I will require Rufus to answer,” he said. Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat, whose interpellation was suspended on June 10 when Congress adjourned sine die, told MindaNews last month that he was still halfway in his interpellation but would give chance for the other representatives to interpellate first. Biazon narrated that as he was interpellating on the decommissioning, Zamboanga del Sur Rep. Aurora Cerilles stood up to say “ako taga Mindanao and what Rep. Biazon is saying, everybody must listen.” He said it was important for the issues he raised to be heard. But there was no quorum, he said, so session was suspended. When the period of interpellation was suspended on June 10, only eight of 38 representatives who had signed up to interpellate had finished. Lobregat did not complete his interpellation

This is the mentality of some Pharisees that divorce was acceptable to their times and you know what, this is the mentality of many people especially in foreign countries that “divorce is a law already.”Remember, “Matrimony” is one of the 7 sacraments. This means that “marriage life is a very sacred commitment” of both husband because of the adjournment sine die. The period of interpellation was supposed to have resumed on August 4 but since then, only two representatives had finished interepellation, with Biazon still unfinished. Rodriguez two weeks ago told MindaNews only 16 representatives, including Lobregat and Biazon were still going to interpellate as the others had backed out. BBl not passed Biazon said he is “still on the decommissioning issue” and estimates there are still “about 20” who have yet to interpellate. Given these realities, he said, “I do not see it will be passed within September or October.” Congress goes on recess from October 10 to November 2. “if the law is not passed by October, people will be filing candidacies under the ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) law” or RA 9054. The filing of certificates of candidacy for those who are running for posts in the May 9, 2016 elections, is on October 12 to 16. “I do not see the law (BBL) will be passed and because of this, the consequence is mag-e-election ang ARMM unless we provide in the law what will be done as a consequence of the law being late.” Mary Ann Arnado of the Mindanao Pelples Caucus wants to know “why (Zamboanga City Rep. Celso) Lobregat and (Buhay partylist Rep. Lito) Atienza who are rabid anti-BBL can sustain their attendance while so-called proBBL, pro-peace legislators are on default due to chronic absences?” Senate At the Senate, the period of interpellation on the substitute bill, SB 2894, started on August 24. Thus far, only two senators – Pia Cayetano and Sonny Angara — have finished, according to Honey Rose Mercado of the office of Senator Ferdinand Marcos, chair of the Committee on Local Government. Seventeen senators signed the Committee Report on the substitute bill. Those who signed and signified intention to “interpellate/amend” are Senators Aquilino Pimentel Jr., Antonio Trillanes, Grace Poe and Angara. Senators Nancy Binay, Cayetano, Loren Legarda, and Joseph Victor Ejercito, signed “with reservations, will amend and interpellate,” Senators Teofisto Guingona, Ralph Recto and Paolo Benigno Aquino IV noted they “will amend.” Senator Gregorio Honasan signed “with reservations,” Senator Cynthia Villar said “I agreed to allow this bill to go to Plenary” but added “this is not a yes to the BBL.” Senator Vicente Sotto III signed “with reservations and amendments! agreeing to the Title! BAR Law” while Senator Alan Peter Cayetano signed and said “I vote No. Yes to strengthening the Autonomous Region that will result in a Just, inclusive, lasting Peace. To BBL in present form, No! This version has addressed many [majority of objected provisions/issues. But many more have to be addressed/ amended”). Senator Manuel Lapid signed with no notation. Re-assess The substitute bills to the BBL that the House of Representatives and the Senate committees approved at the committee levels – HB 5811 and SB2894 — have been criticized for envisioning

and wife. In fact, Jesus proved it in our gospel for today. And Jesus answered and said unto them, for the “hardness of your heart” he wrote you this precept. But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and leave to his wife; and they twain shall be one flesh: so then they

are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. Take note, civil marriage is not a divine union but only a human union. You need to receive the sacrament of matrimony for you to be united with God. Driving a vehicle without a license is illegal. This is my point; living together but no divine union is not pleas-

a Bangsamoro that will be “less than the ARMM” that it seeks to replace. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate told MindaNews “there is a need now for the MILF (Moro Islamic Liberation Front) to re-assess its position vis-a-vis pushing for the passage of a law that — as recent developments in the House and the Senate show– will not be compliant with the FAB (Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro) and the CAB (Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro).” “As we have warned before, the too many promises and commitments by Aquino administration just so the Front will sign an agreement, will not be honored, it will be taken back eventually through technicalities, legal gobbledygook and even sabotage, like what happened in Mamasapano.” “It is now very clear: Capitulation and surrender are the core of the Aquino peace policy, thus, the Front and the Bangsamoro people should now start looking at a postAquino strategy to push the agenda of genuine self-determination,” Zarate said. MILF chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim had earlier told MindaNews that they are still looking forward to the commitment of President Aquino to push for the passage of a BBL that adheres to the peace agreements signed with the government (GPH) but if it is not passed within the Aquino administration, they will “continue to demand of the next administration to implement the FAB and the CAB.” “We have to protect the peace agreement…. if all efforts will not succeed in passing it within the President’s term, then we will continue to demand of the next government to implement FAB and CAB because the final peace agreement is not subject to renegotiation,” said the 67-year old Murad, who has been chair of the MILF since founding chair Salamat Hashim passed away in July 2003.(Carolyn O. Arguillas / MindaNews)

nasilaIndaykasiayawtalaganila (Just a little bit more, I will talk to Inday – former mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio because they do not like it),” Duterte said. When asked to elaborate, Duterte said he is still thinking about it. Unlike before, Duterte hinted to considering running for the presidency seeing the thousands of people supporting him. The Run Duterte Run Caravan was 13-day journey aimed at convincing the mayor to run for president. The caravan of vehicles was estimated at 3,261 coming from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. There was no declaration to run for president but Duterte promised he would talk to his family. Among those in the rally were left-leaning organizations, governors, mayors, the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and community leaders. Also present were former Army chief HermogenesEsperon, former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Roberto Lastimoso. He emphasized that he does want to be president under the same system of government otherwise he is bound to fail. While saying this, Duterte still shared his wishes if he would become president. Duterte said he would put Mindanao in the priority list; corruption; illegal drugs; and, family planning. (PNA)

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industrialization and land reform at kumbinsidoakonamakabayansiya at ipagtatanggolniyaangpambansangsoberenhiya at integridad ng teritoryongaPilipinas (I can see he is open to the development of the Philippines through Filipinoowned industrialization and land reform and I am convince he is a nationalist and he will defend national territorial sovereignty and integrity of the Philippines,” Sison said. According to Duterte, Sison sent the message to him upon learning he was on his way to rally organized by his supporters. While Duterte had been turning down calls to run for president, on Friday night, the mayor gave his supporters a glimmer of hope for a possible presidential bid in May 2016. Overwhelmed by more or less 10,000 supporters gathered at the San Pedro Square for the Run Duterte Run caravan which started in the Manila passing through Luzon provinces, Visayas and down to Mindanao, Duterte however did not declare he will run for president. He said he still needs to seek the approval of his family. “Kontinalang, Kausapinkomu-

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warrant of one of the village houses there, the military reported Saturday. Capt. Norman Tagros, the spokesperson of the army’s 8th Infantry Battalion based here, said that the raiding troops seized firearms and various war paraphernalia after the military encountered an armed resistance when the raiding team tried to serve the warrant three days ago Wednesday lastweek. Seized were one M-16 rifle, six Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), 60 pieces blasting caps, 900 meters of danger explosive, detonating cord, eight pieces IED molders, one-half kilo sulfur powder, one lower receiver of cal. 45 pistols, subversive documents and an NPA rebel flag. He said that some of the IEDs that were recovered were found buried along the trails within the periphery of the barangay, posing great danger to the residents of the community. Tagros said that the military is now conducting a probe to determine whether the NPA rebels have been using the area as a site of the illegal explosive factory. According to Tagros, the residents in the area formally filed a complaint with the local court after executing an affidavit about alleged NPA abuses, recruitment and illegal possession of firearms and IEDs perpetrated by some local barangay folks who were influenced by the communist rebels. He said that some militant groups who introduced themselves as members of a human rights group from Arakan, North Cotabato held a protest in a bid to stop the law enforcers from serving the search warrants in the village. However, the local residents drove the protesters away and guided the military to a successful raid that led to the discovery of the war factory in the village, Tagros said.

ant in the eyes of God. Marriage reminds us about unity. God wants us to be united always with him in his plans and divine purposes in life. He wants us to be united with the people who are doing well in our society: Printing paid by: Neneth Ranoa - Bobong Balino- Edith Ranoa, PhD- Tony Jordan – Cagayan De Oro: My new number:

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One of the suspects reportedly shot Maestrado twice on the head and once in the body, at close range, while the other suspects held the camera men at gunpoint, the police said. The police has not issued statements on the possible motive of the killing of Maestrado. Maestrado was reportedly an outspoken TV anchorman who also have a commentary program aired live in the local cable television network there. Parojinog said that he wanted the case resolved and bring the suspects to the bar of justice.


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sinking administration. Now, Roxas is feeling the heat – nobody wants to be his running mate anymore because his defeat in the presidential race is already sealed. In addition, the irreversible trend of the defeat of the Aquino administration is now creeping toward the local political ground. Unless the returns and the conduct of the 2016 elections is honest and credible, the candidates of the Liberal Party at the national and the local level would crash into a sweeping defeat. -0- Send comments/reactions:

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customers and was forced to look around for new business opportunities. The IMF and the ESM, the European Stability Mechanism, came closer when the controversy over the definition of debt sustainability broke out this week. Now, the debt amount itself is not decisive, but the servicing of debt, instead. Europe’s lenders claim to have given Athens the best conditions possible to service its debt to the IMF. Maybe strong words, but the sky may fall in on Greece, but Greece will continue to exist as a state. Question only: what will we all pay for it? +++ Email: doringklaus@gmail. com or follow me in Facebook or Twitter or visit or www.klausdoringsclassicalmusic.

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But this time we will have His strength and character living in us. So why not make today the first day of your new life? Sincerely ask Jesus to forgive you for your past wrongs, and to take full charge so He can start changing your life. Then with His power and help you can start living His way every day. Jesus will even take all the bad things from your past and start mixing them together so that in the end they can actually benefit you. Then instead of being guilty and ruined by those things anymore, you’ll thank God for forgiving you and using those lessons to change you into a much better, happier person. Just Think a Minute …

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arriving Monday morning even as the church had declared that rally had already ended.

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Other members refused to give comment citing order from the church leadership. “Dili na me mo-comment kay storya sa higher office (We don’t want to comment anymore because the higher office told us not to),” said a woman member. Police estimated the INC members that filled the entire stretch of Candelaria St. at 100,000. They came from 22 districts from all over Mindanao. Senior Inspector Milgrace Driz told MindaNews the city police secured the area with 200 personnel and 100 additional forces from the Regional Public Safety Battalion. The police forces assigned in Marilog, Toril, Calinan, and Bunawan districts were also dispatched to ensure the safety of the protesters. In a video post (https:// on August 30, INC general evangelist Bro. Bienvenido C. Santiago said they and the government have indeed arrived to an agreement. Santiago said both sides have explained their positions leading to a peaceful end to the protests that started on Thursday. In a separate statement published on August 31, presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said dialogue resolved the disagreement between the two parties. “We were resolved not to inflame passions, which could have given an opening to those with selfish agendas to further exacerbate conflict. Diplomacy therefore was an important tool in avoiding unintended consequences,” he said. He added the government appreciated the INC leadership for telling its members to end the protests in key areas of the country. “We are thankful that no serious injuries came about these past few days, and that the public can now prepare to go to work and to school tomorrow, as the long weekend draws to a close,” he said. The protest actions came shortly after expelled INC minister Isaias Samson Jr. filed before the DOJ an illegal detention case against INC leaders. (Antonio L. Colina IV/MindaNews) EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF STATE WITH CONFIRMATION OF SALE Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the Late IRENE LUANSING SR., who died intestate of Ozamiz City ________ without any will; “PARCEL 1, Lot No. 22, Block 2, of the subd. Plan, Psd-199891, being a portion of Lot 953, situated in San Antonio, Ozamiz City; containing an area of 210 square meters, more or less; covered by Transfer Certificate to Title No. T-5064” Under TD No. 12-042563. “PARCEL 2, Lot No. 24, Block 2, of the subd. Plan, Psd199891, being a portion of Lot 953, situated in San Antonio, Ozamiz City; containing an area of 210 square meters, more or less, covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-5066.” Under TD No. 12-042564, are the subject of EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF STATE WITH CONFIRMATION OF SALE. Under Notary public of ATTY. PRISCILLA TAPANG HERNENDES; as per Doc. No. 320; Book No. 64; Page No. 11; Series of 2014. MDN: SEPT. 1, 8 & 15, 2015

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