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By CRIS DIAZ, Executive Editor
CAGAYAN de Oro City--A City Councilor is blaming City Mayor Oscar Moreno for the non-release of the Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) bonus equivalent to one-month pay. See FULL STORY, page A5
Senators keen to probe military attacks against IP schools in Mindanao
against Lumad schools in Mindanao. Members of the Save THREE women senators Our Schools Network (SOS may soon lead a senate Network), held separate investigation on the con- dialogues on July 8, with tinued military aggression See probe, page A11 By BETTINA CATLI of Bulatlat.com
Officials of Barangay Awang, teachers, and representatives from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pose prior to the tree planting activities lead by the New Jian Hua Mining Corporation in Opol town. The New Jian Hua Mining Corporation donated at least 500 Falcata seedlings to help reforest and rehabilitate the forest cover of Barangay Awang. photo by gerry lee gorit
Rep. Rufus B. Rodriguez, L, answers questions during the initial forum of the Multi-Sector Advisory Board of the 4ID of the Philippine Army. The 4ID invites Rodriguez as a member of the advisory board. Also in the photo are MGen. Oscar Lactao, Commander of the 4ID; Col. Ely Alberto; Monsignor Rey Monsanto; and Fr. Roberto Yap. KD
Town, village officials hail New Jian Hua Mining Corp. Story and photos by GERRY LEE GORIT, Correspondent
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - VILLAGE officials yesterday lauded the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. for making the socio-economic
activities in Barangay Awang in Opol town, Misamis Oriental alive and kicking. Village chief Rommel Mansilao Sr. said the Ba-
rangay Council of Awang expressed its gratitude after the mining firm with Mr. Morito Estifaño, a representative from the Department
of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), conducted the just-held tree planting activity. STORY/PHOTOS page A3
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help ensure that next year’s presidential election would be clean and fair. “Alalahanin natin: Malapit na naman ang eleksiyon. Kasama sa inyong tungkulin
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Blip Motors offers KTM motorcycles to Mindanao via CdeO showroom tude to the proprietors for deciding to et ready to race! Blip Motors Inc. is put up their business here in Cagayan de Oro City, opening here in the city. its doors to serve Northern Mindanao Blip Motors Inc. is in collaboration with and the rest of the Island. Granstar Motors and along Kauswagan Cagayan de Oro Industrial Inc. The highway, with the City Mayor Oscar first Blip Motors dealKTM brand of Motor- ership started rollMoreno graced the cycles in display. opening of Blip Moing out dream bikes Moreno extended tors Inc. Showroom last March 2013 in his thanks and gratiFriday afternoon, Bacolod City, Negros
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Occidental. In the same year, Blip Motors Inc. opened a dealership in Cebu City. Since then we have had the support of many satisfied customers and we are now expanding to Mindanao. Founded in 1953 and with over 250 world championship
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NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that the estate of spouses MARCOS TECSON and DIOSDADA TECSON, who both died intestate at Poblacion, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur on July 3, 1999 and May 9, 1999, respectively, consisting of a parcel of land (Lot No. 804, Pls-43) located at Awa, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur registered in the name Marcos Tecson under OCT No. P-6541, containing an area of 111,191 square meters, is the subject of a DEED OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL PARTITION made and executed by deceased Marcos Tecson and Diosdada Tecson’s only heirs, namely, Fe T. Cepeda, Cristito C. Tecson, Beatriz T. Tecson, Delia C. Tecson, Ma. Louisa T. Garredo, Rene C. Tecson and Dan J. Tecson, adjudicating, dividing and apportioning above-mentioned real property in the following manner: 1) To Fe T. Cepeda Lot No. 804-D, containing an area of 15,889 square meters; 2) To Cristito C. Tecson Lot No. 804-A, containing an area of 15,880 square meters; 3) To Beatriz T. Tecson Lot No. 804-C, containing an area of 15,889 square meters; 4) To Delia C. Tecson Lot No. 804-E, containing an area of 15,886 square meters; 5) To Ma. Louisa T. Tecson Lot No. 804-F, containing an area of 15,884 square meters; 6) To Rene C. Tecson Lot No. 804-G, containing an area of 14,338 square meters; and 7) To Dan J. Tecson Lot No. 804-B, containing an area of 15,883 square meters, per Doc. No. 401; Page No. 40; Book No. XXVII; Series of 2015 of the Notarial Regisitry of Germiniano A. Demecillo, Jr., Notary Public at Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur until December 31, 2015 PTR No. 5861038 – 1-05-15. MDN: July 13, 20 & 27, 2015
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Town, village officials hail New Jian Hua Mining Corp Story and photos by GERRY LEE GORIT, Correspondent
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - VILLAGE officials yesterday lauded the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. for making the socioeconomic activities in Barangay Awang in Opol town, Misamis Oriental alive and kicking. Village chief Rommel Mansilao Sr. said the Barangay Council of Awang expressed its gratitude after the mining firm with Mr. Morito Estifaño, a representative from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), conducted the just-held tree planting activity. Mansilao said the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. through its officials––Mr. Brian Ilarde, Millie Fung, Kenneth Kho, and David Hay––donated 500 seedlings of Falcata. Estifaño, for his part, was optimistic that the seedlings will be able to grow with the help of the community. “It has to be taken cared off for it to grow,” he added. “Our role here is only to facilitate the tree planting,” said Estifaño, adding, he would ask that trees like Narra and Tugas (Molave) be also planted in the hinterlands of Barangay Awang. Estifaño also lauded the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. for holding–-and as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)––the tree planting. Aside from its reforestation and rehabilitation project, the village chief said the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. also distributed school supplies to hundreds of students of Awang Elementary School. School head Teonilo Salvan of Awang Elementary School said hundreds of pupils received an envelop of supplies containing notebooks, pad papers, ballpens and pencils from the New Jian Hua Mining Corporation. The mining firm, said Salvan, also conducted a food feeding program in an effort to help fight malnutrition. “Thank you for your gift of love to the pupils of Awang Elementary School,” Salvan told this reporter during an exclusive interview. On one hand, Mansilao was also grateful to the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. for the facelift of three barangay buildings which houses the barangay library, day care center, and clinic. The mining firm also donated dozens of books for the barangay library. In the next few days, Mansilao said the New Jian
Hua Mining Corp. will donate 15 sewing machines, including the fabrics, to Barangay Awang. He added that the mining firm will also facilitate the training of at least 15 women where they will undergo training on how to make bags, and how to become a master tailor for them to make a living. Estifaño said parents will also be trained on how to sew the uniforms of their children to avoid additional expenses. Likewise, Sangguniang Bayan Member Mikko Lagrosas thanked the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. for making its presence felt in the hinterland barangay of Manticao. Lagrosas, son of Manticao town Mayor Bobby Lagrosas, said the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. donated school supplies to preschoolers and elementary pupils in a school in sitio Malibato in Barangay Upper Malubog in Manticao town. The school supplies, said the town councilor, were of great help to children as they––more often than not––used recycled
Manticao town Mayor Bobby Lagrosas raises his two hands while his son, town Councilor Mikko Lagrosas, thumbs up as a sign of gratitude and approval to the hundreds of school supplies donated by the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. for Grades 1 to 6 in sitio Malibato in Barangay Upper Malubog.
notebooks. “Karon ra gyud ni sila (mga bata) og bag-ong notebooks, ball pens, ug pencils,” said Lagrosas as he threw his hats off to the New Jian Hua Mining Corporation. Lagrosas said the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. will also donate six sewing machines to Barangay Upper Malubog.
Awang village chief Rommel Mansilao Sr. (third from left) hands over a plaque of appreciation to Millie Fung (right) of the New Jian Hua Mining Corporation as thanked the mining firm for being supportive to all the programs and activities of Barangay Awang. With Mansilao are Awang Elementary School Principal Teonilo Salvan (holding a microphone) and two members of Awang Barangay Council. Village chief Rene Madrina of Barangay Upper Malubog, Manticao, Misamis Oriental expresses his gratitude to the New Jian Hua Mining Corp. for donating school supplies for Grades 1 to 6 pupils.
From left, Datu Else Madrina, Councilor Mikko Lagrosas, Mayor Bobby Lagrosas, and Millie Fung strike a pose prior to the distribution of school supplies and foods to day-care children in sitio Malibato, Barangay Upper Malubog in Manticao town, Misamis Oriental.
Ms. Millie Fung (second from right) of the New Jian Hua Mining Corporation turns over dozens of books to Barangay Chairperson Rommel Mansilao Sr. (third from right). At right is David Hay, also of the New Jian Hua Mining Corporation, and some of the barangay officials of Awang.
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Dreaming of a prosperous nation THIS event still makes me inspired. On October 2627, in 2006, I attended an international conference held at the Subang villa in Selangor, Malaysia. One of the presenters presented the result of his research on political problems. There were actually 14 factors hindering a development in a country. But, among the 14 factors, there were three dominant ones which we have to pay attention. The first one is money politic. As long as this disgusting act occurs in any country, it can be predicted that the government will always find it difficult to develop the country. This is due to the assumption that, when money plays during the political campaign, the winner will be dragged into a lot of handicaps, hindering him to move on all his programs. He is indebted too much so that it makes him bogged down to do the initiatives. The second factor is being lack of infrastructures. It is related to the logistics. When a country is lack of the infrastructures, it can be predicted that the movement of goods and services in trade—in economic af-
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“I am called the poorest president, but I don’t feel ruel pelone CRIS DIAZ poor. Poor people are those Managing Editor Executive Editor who only work to try to CHENG ORDOÑEZ URIEL C. QUILINGUING keep an expensive lifestyle Associate Editor Contributing Editor and always want for more,” is a quote from Uruguayan MARK FRANCISCO Arjay Felicilda President Jose Mojica, he Lifestyle Editor Assistant Editor who rides a Volkswagen GILBERT Y. CHAO gerry lee gorit beetle in going to the presiMotoring Editor Photo Journalist dential palace to work and felix santillan ROEL CATOTO who donated 90 percent of EDSEL BANTOL Provincial Editor-Surigao his salary to charity. Layout Artists Unbelievable, isn’t it? But PAT SAMONTE it’s true. This is what simple irene dayo CHRIS PANGANIBAN life is that I wrote about in Reporter-NorthMin Regional Editors-Caraga yesterday’s column. JOE PALABAO MARLON GAYOG Simple life is not an imRene Michael BaÑos Regional Editor-Davao possible thing to do. But it Regional Editors-Northmin needs a lot of commitment to live it out in one’s dayAL JACINTO JOE FELICILDA Regional Editor-WestMin Editorial Consultant to-day life. Many Christians could not live this kind of ATTY. MARIO T. JUNI life because all their life has NOTARY PUBLIC- JUNI LAW OFFICE been dedicated to trying to CELL NO: 09352379999/ (088) 8573595 keep an expensive lifestyle CRUZ TAAL ST., CAG. DE ORO CITY and always want for more. Legal Counsel -------------------------------------------------------------- But trying to keep an exbureau and mktg staff pensive lifestyle and always candy macabale - 09161326483 wanting for more is what RIZA O. ARES - 0915-9753277/0920-9600223 MISOR - LOLONG NABONG - 0906-875-8650 materialism is all about. GINGOOG CITY-MANNY ANSIHAGAN-0936-287-7788 The love of material things North Buk. - DAHLIA S. BENEMERITO-0936-303-0410 is insatiable. There is no end VALENCIA CITY - PHILIP PHIL CALUMBA-0905-652-5407 KIBAWE, BUKIDNON - ROSEMARY GENON to it because it can never be MARAMAG - TITA FINA CUALES - 0926-336-1585 satisfied. Iligan City - JEFFREY OPONDA-0936-1174378 Many, however, fall into tubod - louie bukod-0948-1323348 this kind of lifestyle not even bobby mag usara-tangub city OROQUIETA CITY - PJ TREMEDAL-0919-3452375 knowing that this kind of ARMM - Sony Sudaria-0947-4810371 cotabato - ANALISA ESPAÑOLA-0916-9351714 davao - MARLON GAYOG-09276314995 davao - tom a. caballero-09105783126 davao - tomas canoy avancena jr.-09177017010 davao del norte - sarah castor - 09263988293 davao occidental - alma ORTIZ - 09058532215 davao city/island samal - jessie palabao -0935-874-9825/ -0946-242-6672 digos city, dvo sur & kidapawan - romeo d. sanchez davao city - flaviano mahinay davao city - rene s. arias (Photo Journalist,) mati, davao - ronald “sanchez” sicad - 0936-704-2580 butuan - PAT SAMONTE-0912-8091093 san frans - CRIS PANGANIBAN-09277974193 San Francisco - deding PANGANBAN-0927-7974193 Pagadian City - GRACE FRANCISCO Member: ORO CHAMBER Philippine Press Institute
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fairs—will be also stagnant. The flow of goods, from one region to another, gets stricken. It will eventually create inefficiency in terms of logistics, spending a lot of time and energy. The third factor is the leaders having no trust at all from the people. When the leaders throughout the country have no trust from their people, the leaders will also find it difficult to shout their programs for implementation. What they think, say, and do will never get attention from their people and even their subordinates. Everything will be in stagnancy. Regarding the three vital factors above, any leader in any country should be selected and voted by the people based on their programs. These programs are the details of the vision and mission during the political campaign. All should be open and therefore trusted by the whole nation in the country. From the vision and mission, the people need to have been enlightened. So, education will comes first. So far, the people in general are only trapped by the promises being spoken by the candidates of the
leaders. Implicitly, when money politic still exists, it must be due to the people who get easily attracted---if not tricked---by the money. When the people in any country are still under the average of minimum level of education, they tend to be blind in politics. This blindness drags them into jeopardy: the money politics. All people should be made aware of the danger of the three factors above. We can be the eyewitnesses any time, looking at the fact in our life. Just take a look at any country which has good infrastructures and see the level of their people living. They are more prosperous than any country that has still many problems with logistics. Countries with
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lifestyle is shaped by the ways of this world, ways that are 180 degrees opposite to the ways of God. And Christians love so much to flaunt their wrong piety by living a lifestyle shaped by the ways of this world. Christians come to church displaying their best apparels and expensive pieces of jewelry as if the worship service they are attending is some sort of a fashion show. And once a shabbily dressed person comes to church to worship God, they frown at that person as if that person’s poverty is God’s curse and their being wealthy is God’s blessings.
And like the Pharisee in the bible, they then thank God for they are not like those shabbily dressed worshipers who are in poverty because they were cursed by God. They then thank God for their wealth as the concrete manifestation of God’s blessing and love for them regardless if their wealth is the fruit of their oppression and exploitation of others who ended up not like them thus being dressed shabbily even in church. The behavior described above is only possible when one doesn’t have God in his or her heart. This is what secularism is all about. It is the absence of God in the heart of humans in particular and in society in general. If Uruguayan President Mojica can live simple life, can’t you and I not? It is the inability of the few to live simple life that moved Pope Francis to call for a new world order, a world order that is no longer shaped by the people’s trying hard to keep an expensive lifestyle and still want for more. The present world order is rotting to the bone. It is sick with cancer. The only
high speed of transportation always enjoy their efficiency and lead to their saving. The condition of bad infrastructures is due to mostly the “leaking money” for developing the country. And, this can be due to being “indebted”, making them unable to move on the programs: getting bogged down. When the leaders throughout a country are in this condition, the worse impact is related to the worse condition for their people’s lives. The key success is education. People who have been made aware of the danger of the three factors above will eventually lead to a better life for the whole country. Let us dream of a prosperous nation! --- Dr. Djuwari Sarkawi is the Director of Language Laboratory, STIE Perbanas Surabaya. He is also, the guest lecturer at Ottimmo International Mastergourmet Academy, Surabaya; The advisor of Indonesia Association of Press Practitioners/ Journalists in East Java province (HIPSI), Indonesia. He is also the president of the International Association of Scholarly Publishers, Editors, and Reviewers (IASPER).
way its cancerous cells can be prevented from inflicting damage to everyone is a change in lifestyle. That lifestyle is dedicated to living a simple life, nothing more, and nothing less. The charges that Vice President Jejomar Binay is now facing are traceable to his changed lifestyle. Whereas before he ascended to the Makati city hall he only lived a simple lifestyle, nowadays, his and his family’s lifestyle became so expensive that even their combined income as public officials could not longer meet. The lifestyle they now have can only be sustained if they have lots of money. And since their legitimate income could hardly support their new lifestyle, perhaps this is the reason why buildings constructed by the city government of Makati had to be overpriced as proved in the ongoing Senate investigation on Binay’s corrupt ways. The new lifestyle that they were able to acquire when the elder Binay first became mayor of the See bacon, page A11
“The wise have wealth and luxury, but self-control. Often there are ways of fools spend whatever they get.” setting ourselves up for success so we Proverbs 21:20 don’t spend all that we get. Try setting money aside right when you get your Have you taken a look closely at your paycheck for saving and tithing. Then, money, where it goes, and what per- live off of the rest. Over time, habits centage of it you spend? In this scrip- and routine can build our self-control ture, a fool is considered to not have muscle.
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CAGAYAN de Oro City--A City Councilor is blaming City Mayor Oscar Moreno for the non-release of the Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) bonus equivalent to one-month pay. City Councilor Prexy Elipe, chair of the city council committee on finance, ways and means, said that Moreno did not make a formal request to the local august body so that the
city council could enact an ordinance for the purpose. To recall, Moreno has announced the payment of a PEI equivalent to onemonth salary to all City Hall workers after the City
By MARK FRANCISCO Staff member
It is through this principle that barangay chairs from Bayanga, Dansolihon, Gusa, Lapasan, Nazareth, Pagatpat, Pigsag-an, Tumpagon and Tuburan accompanied their youth leaders at LeadCom launching last July 11 at Balay Mindanaw headquarters in Cagayan de Oro City and committed to support their young constituents all the way through the project implementation. After the approval of projects by the LeadCom Council, there will be turnover of seed funding on the second month of the initiative which is targeted to be in August. From September to January 2016, each project from the nine barangays will be imple-
mented with accompanying monitoring by the LeadCom Council. By February next year, the youth leaders in each barangay will meet once again for a so-called reflection camp. By March, all projects are expected to be showcased to society as model-templates. According to B a lay Mindanaw president Carlito Manlupig, LeadCom was created because they see that the youth when grouped together will be a strong sector that can enable community development and peacebuilding. “The youth is a potent human resource with the capacity to convey learn-
ing and become catalysts of change, they have important views about issues that both confront and represent them and other sectors,” Manlupig said. Since its inception in 2012, LeadCom has implemented 97 projects, all initiated by the youth at the barangay level with direct beneficiaries numbering to 6,771 and 827 volunteers mobilized. During the LeadCom Cagayan de Oro launch last Saturday, Mayor Oscar Moreno said he is optimistic that the program will be suc- Barangay chairmen expressing their intention to support cessful here too as barangay the LeadCom project in their respective villages in Cagayan chairmen have committed de Oro City. Mindanao Daily News photo by Mark Francisco to support them.
Republic of the Philippines PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL Municipality of Tagoloan
CHILDREN WERE SAID TO BE THE HOPE OF TOMORROW
OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL TREASURY
By Luwen T. Villanueva District of Kitaotao II Sinuda Central Elementary School
A saying that possess hopeful impact. It has a long been a light bearer and so it is embedded in us and has been very helpful ever since. Amidst life challenges, as a mentor, we have seen the potential of our learners to be a good leader someday. However, being firm and dedicated to our mission to bring out the best of our learners potential are the qualities we must possess so we may be able to reach our goal and that is to provide our country a hope to prosper in the hands of the young of today. A famous motto says “Education is the key of success” And we mentors must see to it that best education must be provided to the children who will soon to be the bearers of bright future.
Elipe said that the LGU pays the PEI every yearend, but the local government can release the PEI in advance if the LGU gets the “Seal of Good Governance” award. Unfortunately, under Moreno’s leadership, the city government failed to live up to the DILG’s “Seal of Good Governance” criteria, which could be the reason why the city executive did not make a formal request with the city council, he said.
ment of the PEI equal to a one-month salary. However, for the record, the city council committee on finance has not received any request for releases for the PEI whether in partial Php 5,000 or PEI that would equal to the whole month salary,” Elipe said. The City Councilor also said that the amount of the PEI for release would also depend on the city’s performance under the “Seal of Good Local Governance”
Ayala Foundation, Balay Mindanaw assist Oro youth in molding community projects IN 2014, youth groups from nine barangays in Cagayan de Oro have successfully carved their projects which ranged from solid waste management, youth skills training and youth empowerment to advocacies on illegal drugs through LeadCom. The formation of LeadCom was the result of a joint initiative between Ayala Foundation and Balay Mindanaw for the youth to share ideas and evolve these ideas into tangible community projects at the barangay level to be implemented initially in Cagayan de Oro City.
program. He said that the DILG has set guidelines or conditions before any government agency could grant the one-time PEI at onemonth basic salary. According to Elipe, the LGUs should comply with the requirements under the Good Financial Housekeeping component of the FY 2014 Seal of Good Governance pursuant to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2014-39.
Mayor vetoed the proposed ordinance granting a “loyalty bonus” to all City Hall workers on the occasion of the city’s charter day anniversary this year, Elipe said. Elipe issued the statement Thursday to belie accusations that the City Council did not approve the release of the PEI that would equal to a onemonth-salary to all City Hall employees. “By all means, the City Council supports the pay-
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AVAO CITY -- Local exporters based in Mindanao will hold the Mindanao Exporters’ Congress and Trade Expo 2016, on July 23-25 at the SMX Convention Hall.
Edwin Sotto, spokesperson of the PhilExport in Davao Region said this year’s theme will be “Integrating the Mindanao SMEs in the Global Value Chain.” He said the congress is another exposure for the Mindanao exporters, sponsors and exhibitors by giving them the opportunity to do business-to-business matching and networking with the players in the global chain.
Sotto said invited guests from the line government agencies in agriculture, trade and industry, Mindanao Development Authority and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines will be providing updates and information for the exporters and other participants in trade partnership facilitation, taking advantage of global market opportunities, business opportunities
arising from the regional economic integration. “Exporters need to be aware the extent and value of their respective businesses,” he said. Ferdinand Maranon,
president of the PhilExport in Davao Region said resources speakers from the cacao, coconut and rubber industries will also provide inputs about their best practices in the global market.
“This year’s congress will highlight several technology successes and new developments in marketing and value-adding opportunities to various export commodities,” he said.
Negosyo Center now open for MSMEs DAVAO CITY - The City Government of Davao will be opening its Negosyo Center to assist Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs). Formal opening is slated tomorrow (July 9). The office is located at Door 6-7 Davao City Investment and Promotion Center (DCIPC) office in Magsaysay Park. With the Negosyo Center MSMEs can avail of various assistance and services such as Business Registration and Licensing for Business Name and the Barangay Micro-Business
Enterprise (BMBE); Business Advisory Services such as Training, Consultancy, Financing Facilitation, Market Linkage and Trade Promotions; and Business Information and Advocacy such as Networking with other government agencies, information facilitation, among others. This is the first local government-based Negosyo Center in the country. The office has a floor area of 110 square meters and is complete with reception and working areas, mini-library, product showcase, consultancy area and training room.
Cooperators and partners who will provide daily business advisory and counseling services in the Negosyo Center include Mindanao Micro-Finance Council (MMFC), PhilExim, SB Corporation, Department of Trade and Industry Davao City Field Office (DTI DCFO), Department of Science and Technology City Science and Technology Center (DOST CSTC), Department of Labor and Employment Davao City Field Office (DOLE DCFO), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Davao City, Davao City Chamber of
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Maranon said former Senator Francis Pangilinan, presidential adviser on agriculture is also expected to grace the occasion. (PIA 11-Joey Sem G. Dalumpines)
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UTUAN CITY -- Representatives from the different sectors in the province of Dinagat Islands (PDI) participated in the recent local government unit-led forum on the implementing rules and regulations of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law.
Said forum was aimed to inform and educate the stakeholders in the provincial level about the RPRH Law – for this is, still, enabling women and couples in
the community to exercise their reproductive rights; giving them an informed choice on what family planning method to use, either natural or artificial; and achieve the
DTI Surigao Norte intensifies consumer education advocacy campaign SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte – To help ordinary consumers get best value for money, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Surigao del Norte provincial office intensifies its Consumer Education Advocacy activities at the grassroots level. Since January of this year, a total of 35 consumer advocacy activities were already conducted ranging from the distribution of consumer education flyers up to the conduct of consumer briefings and seminars. A total of over 700 individuals and households were being reached in the process in various communities throughout the province. According to DTI provincial director Celestino L. Negapatan, this effort has to be done consistently to educate the consumers on the rights and responsibilities more so with the inflow of numerous products in the local market. Locally produced as well as imported products are expected to flood the local market as economic integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will come into full effect, and wholesalers and retailers continue to import consumer goods from other countries in the world like the U.S., China, Japan and Korea among others. Although it is expected that there could be possibility that volume of consumer complaints
might increase with more people now being aware and fully understand their rights, various agencies having official mandates to protect consumers had undertaken parallel efforts to address and facilitate resolution of various government agencies to make appropriate purchasing decision. As producers and manufacturAFFIDAVIT OF SELF ADJUDICATION AS SOLE HEIR W/ DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the Late RODOLFO GARCIA OBERIO, who died in Banay-Banay, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on October 19, 2005, and CONCEPCION ALBERTO OBERIO, who died in Catalunan Grande, Davao City, Philippines on June 10, 2007. That at the time of their, left a parcel of land, containing an area of 1,556 square meters, situated in Purok 6, Banay-Banay, Davao Oriental, and covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-47319, of the Registry of Deeds of Davao Oriental, is the subject of AFFIDAVIT OF SELF ADJUDICATION AS SOLE HEIR, made and entered by CONYDAE ALBERTO OBERIO, of legal age, Filipino, single, and a resident of Banay-Banay, Davao Oriental, Philippines, after being duly sworn in accordance with law, depose and say; that I am the only child of my deceased parents. As per Doc. No. 469; Page No. 94; Book No. XXIII; Series of 2015; under Notary Public of ATTY. CHARMAINE P. VALENTIN. MDN: JUNE 29, JULY 6 & 13, 2015
ers are using different media to advertise and sell their products, consumers should not rely on one source, and if possible must verify and validate the overall quality, functionality, efficiency or efficacy of certain items.
One has to be wise consumer to be able to get the best value for money every time we make a purchase, said Negapatan. (SDR/Rodrigo R. Matabaran, DTISurigao del Norte/PIA-Surigao del Norte)
NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that the intestate estate of MARCIANO A. LIM and MERCY I. LIM, who respectively died on April 5, 2006 in Davao City and on October 7, 2007 in Cagayan de Oro City, consisting of: 1) A parcel of land (lot 8, Block 6 of the consolidation and subdivision plan Bes-2038, Sheet 1, being a portion of the consolidation of lots 4 to 9 of plan Pcs-507, Lot 37 of plan Pcs3293, Lot 10-A of plan Psd-17769 and Lot 1196 of the cadastral survey of Davao G.L.R.O. Cad. Record No. 317), situated in the City of Davao covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-12931, containing an area of 320 square meters, more or less; 2) A parcel of land (Lot 1 Psd-10-000347 being a portion of 1112871 covered by T.C.T. No. 1465) situated in the barrio of Cabangasan (now) Mabini, Municipality of Cabadbaran, Province of Agusan del Norte, covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-1610, containing an area of 14,103 square meters, more or less; 3) A parcel of land (Lot 2, Psd-1-000347 being a portion of Lot III-12871 (Covered by T.C.T. 1465) situated in the barrio of Cabangasan (now) Mabini, Municipality of Cabadbaran, Province of Agusan del Norte, covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-1611, containing an area of 360 square meters; 4) A parcel of land in Sitio Catindoc, Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte, covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-1466, containing an area of 14,450 square meters; 5) An unregistered land described as Lot 51-A, CSd-13-000183 (ARP) located in the Municipality of Rosario T. Romualdez, Agusan del Norte declared in the name of Mercy I. Lim under Tax Declaration No. 192-A and Accountable Form No. 56 as Receipt No. 5056743 dated March 30, 2007 covering 1 hectare of Agricultural (Riceland) Land; and 6) A PERPETUAL CARE MEMORIAL PARK of San Pedro Memorial Park (DAVAO CITY) INC. covered by CERTIFICATE OF PERPETUAL USE NO. 1587 dated May 21, 1984 in the name of Marciano A. Lim viz: Classification Garden Area Section 1 Block 99 *CDKL*, is the subject of an EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE AMONG HEIRS OF MARCIANO A. LIM AND MERCY I. LIM made and entered into by and among deceased Marciano A. Lim and Mercy I. Lim’s legitimate children and sole heirs, namely, Mary Jane Lim Tan Casis, Edgar I. Lim and George I. Lim, agreeing to divide and adjudicate among themselves above-described real estate, per Doc. No. 140; Page No. 40; Book No. XCXXXVI; Series of 2004. of the Notarial Registry of Atty. Antonio Tarrosa, Notary Public at Cagayan de Oro City. MDN: June 29, July 6 & 13, 2015
RA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO)
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES CITY OF CAGAYAN DE ORO JOINT AFFIDAVIT OF UNDERTAKING
Republic of the Philippines OFFICE OF THE CIVIL REGISTRAR Province of Davao del Sur MUNICIPALITY OF MALALAG
We, ROGELIO G. TIRONA and PRISCILLA S. TIRONA, both of legal age, Filipino, and residents of RER Subd. Phase 1, Cagayan de Oro City, after being sworn to in accordance with law, do hereby depose and say that: 1. We are bondholders of Land Bank of the Philippines; 2. We applied for the replacement of our 10 year AR Bond No. 0144425 with Land Bank; 3. That should an adverse claim be filed within a period of two (2) years, Land Bank shall be relieved from any liability thereon.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
Done this ____ day of MAY 18, 2015 in Cagayan de Oro (SGD.) ROGELIO G. TIRONA (SGD.) PRISCILLA S. TIRONA Affiant Affiant SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this day of MAY 18, 2015 in Cagayan de Oro, affiants personally appeared before me exhibiting their Senior Citizen Identification Cards. Name Rogelio G. Tirona Priscilla S. Tirona
Senior Citizen ID No. 03017 03018
Issued on/at March 29, 2006, CDOC March 29, 2006, CDOC
(SGD.) ATTY. CARLO ANTONIO B. ALMIRANTE Doc. No. 347 Page No. 71 Book No. XVIII Series of 2015
In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. 10172 a notice is hereby served to the public that ELMO B. TIJANO has filed with this office a petition for change of GENDER from “FEMALE” to “MALE” in the birth certificate of ELMA B. TIJANO who was born on May 10, 1969 at Malalag, Davao del Sur and whose parents are Lorito Tijano and Amparo Baguio. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his/her written opposition with this Office not later than July 2, 2015. (Sgd.) ELIZABETH P. MANACIO Municipal Civil Registrar
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RA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines OFFICE OF THE CIVIL REGISTRAR Province of Davao del Sur MUNICIPALITY OF MALALAG NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
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Office of the Municipal Civil Registrar MUNICIPALITY OF MAGSAYSAY Province of Davao del Sur OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR Publication Notice R.A. 10172 NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC Date: July, 3, 2015 CCE-0024-2015 R.A. 10172
In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. 9049, a notice is hereby served to the public that ELMO B. TIJANO has filed with this office a petition for change of first name from “ELMA” to “ELMO” in the birth certificate of ELMA BAGUIO TIJANO who was born on May 10, 1969 at Malalag, Davao del Sur and whose parents are Lorito Tijano and Amparo Baguio. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his /her written opposition with this Office not later than July 2, 2015. (Sgd.) ELIZABETH P. MANACIO Municipal Civil Registrar
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DEED OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL PARTITION OF ESTATE WITH DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the Late MARGARITA BATUTAY, who died intestate on October 28, 2014 at Poblacion, Gitagum, Misamis Oriental; at the time of her death left a Parcel of Land, more particularly described as follows to wit; Tax Declaration No. 08-19-0001-00496 “A PARCEL OF LAND (Lot 12972-P), situated in the Barrio of Poblacion, Mun. of Gitagum, Province of Misamis Oriental. Containing an area of FIVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED NINETEEN (5,519) SQUARE METERS, more or less, is the subject of DEED OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL PARTITION OF ESTATE WITH DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE, made and entered namely; SOTERA M. CAGUBCOB, of legal age, married, Filipino; ALFREDO B. MAGHANOY (dec.) rep. by: JESSIE B. MAGHANOY, of legal age, married, Filipino; VICTOR B. MAGHANOY (dec.), rep. by: GABRIEL MAGHANOY, of legal age, married, Filipino; PEDRA P. GONZALES, of legal age, married, Filipino; BONIFACIA P. CENAS, of legal age, married, Filipino; MATILDE P. MICUTUAN, of legal age, married, EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH WAIVER OF RIGHTS Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the Late BEBINO GALES, died on January 11, 2003 in Gingoog City, leaving behind his above-named wife and children as his sole and only heirs; at the time of his death, left behind two parcels of land covered by TCT Nos. T-49123 and T-93021 located at Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City and Patag, Cagayan de Oro City respectively which properties are more particularly described hereunder: TCT No. T-49123 “A PARCEL OF LAND (Lot 3-G, Psd-10-009063) being a portion of Lot 3, Pcs-10-000086) situated in the Barrio of Bulua, City of Cagayan de Oro, Province of Misamis Oriental. Containing an area of ONE HUNDRED FORTY (140) square meters more or less. TCT No. T-93021 “A PARCEL OF LAND (Lot 9 Block 18, of the Cons. Subd. Plan Pcs-10-001272 being a portion of Lot 4315-D-1, 4315-D-2, 4315-D-4, Psd-10-0088620 lots 4315-E, 4315-H, 4315-I & 4315-K, all of Psd-10-000112 lots 4315-G-1, 4315-G-2, 4315-G-3 & 4315-G-4, Psd-10-008603 and lots
ductive health issues and shall become the focal point for convergence of multi-sectoral efforts toward the improvement of health outcomes. Vice governor Benglen B. Ecleo and the provincial administrator Mi l lard Tawa ka l also graced the event to show full support in the implementation of the said law to their locality for the benefit of their constituents. (PopCom-Caraga/PIACaraga) Filipino; JOSEFA P. CORDOVA, of legal age, married, Filipino; ANNA P. PEQUIRO, of legal age, married, Filipino; FELIX PACULBA, of legal age, married, Filipino; PROCESO PACULBA (dec.), rep. by: DANTE PACULBA, of legal age, married, Filipino; and NESTOR B. PACULBA, of legal age, married, Filipino and residents of Poblacion, Gitagum, Misamis Oriental, are the only, sole legitimate, and surviving legal heirs of the Late MARGARITA BATUTAY. That for and in consideration of the sum of FIFTY THOUSAND (P50,000.00) PESOS, is hereby acknowledged from the Vendee ESTHER M. RUEDAS, of legal age, married to ROLAND RUEDAS, Filipino and resident of Gitagum, Misamis Oriental, hereby CEDE, SELL, TRANSFER and CONVEY, portion of the above-described Agricultural/Residential Land, known as Lot No. 12972-G-1, with an area of ONE THOUSAND (1,000) Square Meters, more or less, to be delineated by a competent surveyor, unto and infavor to said Vendee ESTHER M. RUEDAS. Under Notary public of ATTY. BUENAVENTURA E. SAGRADO; As per Doc. No. 315; Page No. 63; Book No. 100; Series of 2015. MDN: JULY 6, 13 & 20, 2015
4311-H & 4311-I, all of Psd-10-003023 situated in the Barangay of Patag, City of Cagayan de Oro. Containing an area of TWO HUNDRED THIRTY THREE SQ. M. (233), is the subject of EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH WAIVER OF RIGHTS, made and executed by and between: RIXIE S. GALES, of legal age, single, and a resident of Cagayan de Oro City; NATHAN S. GALES, of legal age, single, and a resident of Cagayan de Oro City; FLORENCIA S. GALES, of legal age, widow and a resident of Cagayan de Oro City; the above-named wife and children as his sole and only heirs. That RIXIE S. GALES and NATHAN S. GALES have irrevocably waived and relinquished all their rights, interests and participation in the above-described conjugal share of their deceased father BEBINO GALES, as they hereby irrevocably waive and relinquish unto and in favor of their mother and co-heir FLORENCIA S. GALES. Notary Public of ATTY. EMMANUEL A. GAABUCAYAN, per Doc. No. 386; Page No. 78; Book No. V; Series of 2003. MDN: JULY 6, 13 & 20, 2015
Republic of the Philippines Province of Davao del Sur CITY OF DIGOS OFFICE OF THE CITY CIVIL REGISTRAR Publication Notice R.A. 10172
NOTICE TO THE PUB LIC
July 02, 2015
In compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No. 2013-1 Guidelines in the Implementation of the Administrative Order No. 1 Series of 2012 (IRR on R.A. 10172), Notice is hereby served to the public that FELICISIMO FORTUNA OLORES JR. has filed with this office a petition for correction of entry in the sex from “FEMALE” to “MALE” and date of birth from “MARCH 17, 1979” to “MARCH 7, 1979” in the certificate of Live Birth of FELICISIMO FORTUNA OLORES JR. at Poblacion, Magsaysay, Davao del Sur and whose parents are FELICISIMO OLORES SR. and PATRICIA FORTUNA. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file thier written opposition with this office not later than July 19, 2015.
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couple’s fertility intentions in accordance with their socio-economic, emotional and psychological capacity. R e s ou rc e p e rs ons coming from the Commission on Population (PopCom) - Caraga, the Department of Health - Caraga, and the Department of Education - Dinagat Islands Division emphasized that the RPRH Act of 2012 shall be fully implemented to address the prevailing population and repro-
(Sgd) ANASTACIA B. DENSING Municipal Civil Registrar
In Compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No. 2013-1 Guidelines in the Implementation of the Administrative Order No. 1 Series of 2012 (IRR on R.A. 10172), Notice is hereby served to the public that JENNIFER S. NORO has filed with this Office, a petition for correction of entry in sex from “MALE” to “FEMALE” in the Certificate of Live Birth of JENNIFER SINANGOTE NORO at Digos, Davao and whose parents are Salvador A. Noro and Leonila C. Sinangote. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his writen opposition with this Office not later than July 20, 2015. (Sgd) MARISSA C. NEBRADA City Civil Registrar
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Educate young to care for others, for the earth, pope tells teachers QUITO, Ecuador––Education is a right and a privilege that should impart not only knowledge and skills, but also a sense of responsibility for others and for the earth, Pope Francis told representatives of Ecuadorean schools and universities. “God gives us not only life, he gives us the earth, he gives us all of creation,” the pope told an estimated 5,000 educators and stu-
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dents gathered for an outdoor meeting at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador. God created man and woman for each other and gave them huge potential, the pope said July 7, but he also gave them — and gives each person — a mission to be part of his creative work. “I am giving you seeds, soil, water and sun,” the pope said God tells human
beings. God gave people hands and gave them one another; he gave everything as a gift, the pope said. Quoting from and explaining some of the principles in his encyclical letter on the environment, “Laudato Si’,” the pope said God created the world and everything in it not “so he could see himself reflected in it,” but in order to share it. “Creation is a gift to be
shared,” Pope Francis said. It is the place God gives humanity to exercise its creativity and to build a community of care and concern. “We are invited not only to share in the work of creation and to cultivate it, but to make it grow and develop it,” he said. At the same time, “we are called to care for it, protect it and be its
House urged to probe gold mining operations See pope, page A11
TANGUB City, Misamis Occidental--The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will implement a cash for work program for operators who volunteer to remove their “sanggab” from Panguil Bay. Regional Director Visa Tan-Demiren of BFAR, Region 10, said the amounts that the operators will get from the program, will depend on the size/category of their “sanggab.” As approved by the Panguil Bay Development Council (PBDC), the following amounts will be released by BFAR for the different sizes of sanggab: Small size, P1,425/unit or P725/unit for transport cost and P700/unit for two laborers. Medium size, P1,820/ unit or P770/unit for transport cost and P1,050/unit for three laborers, and large size, P2,315/unit or P915/ unit for transport cost and P1,400/unit for four laborers. Giant size, with coconut lumber posts, P4,630, or P915/unit for two units, for transport cost and P2,800, for eight laborers. PIA- SHRIMPING. A woman looks for freshwater shrimps at a creek in Sitio Dodiongan, Barangay Bonbonon, Iligan Misoc City on Sunday (July 5, 2015). MindaNews photo by Bobby Timonera Publication Notice R.A. 10172 PUBLICATION NOTICE July 09, 2015 In compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No. 2013 Guidelines in the Implementation of the Administrative Order No. 1 Series of 2012 (IRR on R.A. 10172 and 9048), Notice is hereby served to the public that HIRA M. LAGAT has filed with this Office , a petition for correction of entry in her date of birth from “NOVEMBER 19,1960” to “JULY 19, 1960” in the Certificate of Live Birth of HIRA M. LAGAT at KIBIA, KABACAN, COTABATO and whose parents are ALEJO MAGPUSAO and BASTIANA SARMIENTO. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than July 28, 2915.
(Sgd) GANDY B. MAMALUBA Municipal Civil Registrar MDN: July 13 & 20, 2015
R.A. Form No. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines Province; north Cotabato Municipality: Magpet OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR CCE-0033-2015 R.A. 9048/R.A. 10172 Date July 28, 2015
Garay, author of House Resolution 2149, said the open-pit gold mining operations are about 200 meters from the national highway in Barangay Tambis, municipality of Barobo, Surigao del Sur. Garay said Danny Lumapas, a councilor of the municipality of Barobo and chairman of the council’s environment committee, identified the financiers of the alleged open-pit mining as a certain Jennifer Wen, See probe, page A11
PRA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO) Republic of the Philippines LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRY OFFICE PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL Cagayan de Oro City NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
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In compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No.. 2013-1 Guidelines in the Implementation of the Administrative Order No 1 Series of 2012 (IRR on R.A. 10172), Notice is hereby served to the public that REYNALDO DIMAANO RAVINA has filed with this Office, a petition for correction of entry in date of birth from “July 11, 1964” to “July 10, 1964” in the Certificate of Live Birth of EDITA DIMAANO REVENA who was born on July 11, 1964 at Magpet, Cotabato and whhose parents are Nicolas Bongjanoy Ravena and Guillerma Siriales Dimaano. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than August 3, 2015. (Sgd) CHONA M. PROVIDA, MPA Municipal Civil Registrar MDN: July 13 & 20, 2015
URIGAO del Sur second district Rep. Florencio C. Garay has filed a measure seeking a congressional probe on the unab ate d op enpit mining being financed by Taiwanese investors in Surigao del Sur.
In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. No. 10172, a NOTICE is hereby served to the public that RITCHIE DEL PUERTO BABIA has filed with this Office a petition for the correction of clerical error in the entry of the child’s SEX from “F” to “MALE” in the Certificate of Live Birth of RECHIE DEL PUERTO BABIA who was born on January 10, 1962 in Cagayan de Oro City and whose parents are BLAS BABIA and LUZ DEL PUERTO. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than July 21, 2015.
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Andreas Gunawan wins the first SUZUKI ASIAN CHALLENGE wet race The SUZUKI ASIAN CHALLENGE (SAC) is SUZUKI’s rider development program produced and operated by Yukio Kagayama for Asian riders. The series Round 3 was held at Suzuka Circuit, Japan, meaning that it would be a home race for both SUZUKI and Kagayama. Suzuka, currently in the rainy season, was forcasted with rain throughout the race week, but the SAC riders were able to ride this world famous course in dry condition on day 1. Seventeen SUZUKI FU150’s lined up at Suzuka on this day. However, rain did hit Suzuka on day 2. Qualifying session became the first ever wet session for the SAC riders, and for this and the fact that Suzuka is one of the difficult tracks in the world, made it difficult for the riders, in addition to the
fact that this was the first time for most riders to run at Suzuka. In this condition, #24 Patis Chooprathet of Thailand, who won races in Malaysia and Indonesia, took pole position. Local favorite, #83 Takeru Murase qualified 2nd. And Andreas Gunawawan of Indonesia slipped into the last grid on the front row. The track conditoned worsened by Race 1, which took place on the same day. Andreas made a good start and took the whole shot, as Patis followed. Patis collided with an another rider, and retired, which made it easier for Andreas to run away. The wet track took away several more riders, and at finish, Takeru Murase came in second followed by #46 April King H. Mascardo of the Philippines making the first podium for the team.
Suzuki Philippines Bags Three Global Awards for Excellence Suzuki Philippines, the Philippine arm of the global automobile manufacturer Suzuki Motor Corporation, received three global awards from the recently concluded 2014 Suzuki After Sales Awarding. The event, held at the Radisson Blu Plaza in Bangkok, Thailand last June 15, 2015, gathered together Suzuki subsidiaries, distributors, and affiliates from all over the world to recognize and award their continued efforts to uphold Suzuki’s commitment to excellence in product and customer relations. The skill, talent, passion, and dedication of the Suzuki Philippines team
were once again brought to the limelight during the awarding ceremony as the company was lauded with a First Place Ranking for Training, First Place Ranking for Customer Relationship Management, and Second Place Ranking for Product Quality. The Suzuki Motor Corporation, headquartered in Hamamatsu, Japan, is one of the biggest automobile manufacturers in the world. A total of 61 Suzuki Automobile distributors worldwide competed for the highly coveted 2014 After Sales Awards. “ These awards are a testament to Suzuki’s dedication to the Phil-
ippine auto market, and our commitment to deliver only the best products and services to our Filipino customers,” said Suzuki Philippines President Hiroshi Suzuki. “Receiving such an honor serves as a challenge for Suzuki Philippines to continuously improve and perform even better in the future,” he added. The First Place Ranking for Training is shared by 14 Suzuki subsidiaries, including Suzuki Philippines. In this category, the importance of established training programs and the execution of said programs are highly emphasized. Finally, Suzuki Philippines shared the Second Place Ranking
for Product Quality with seven other subsidiaries, for prompt and diligent filing of well-written and accurate Field Technical Information Reports submitted to main
Suzuki motor Corporation branches in Japan, Indonesia, and India. Photo above shows Mr. Takashi Iwatsuki, Managing Officer and Executive
General Manager of Suzuki Motor Corporation, handing one of the awards to Mr. Norminio Mojica, Managing Director and Treasurer of Suzuki Philippines.
Yamaha Introduces the Mio I 125
Yamaha Motor Philippines has recently released the new Mio i 125. Conceptualized with an M-shape design, its slim detail and compact frame is complemented by a dynamic front face and unique lighting scheme. Complete with the Yamaha Blue Core technology, developed under the ideal of maximum performance that meets unparalleled fuel economy. This breakthrough is an engine that redefines performance and economy. Promising more power with less fuel, riders in the Philippines will feel the benefits of
light weight, optimum combustion, reduced power loss, and increased cooling efficiency. With this new technology in tow, the Mio i 125 will surely make your rides more special and more extraordinary. The Mio i 125 offers many features such as a large 10.L underseat storage capacity. A smart stand switch, a Yamaha safety feature that shuts off the engine when enabled. The Meter panel with Eco Lamp Indicator, a high quality display that allows a clear view of the instrumental panel and actual vehicle speed at all times
& efficiency of power and fuel economy. The rider is guided by an “Eco Indicator” that lights up when the unit has achieved a quality pace. In addition, it is equipped with an integrated shutter key, the latest in antitheft technology that makes sure only you can access your unit. A muscular muffler, a 3-way catalytic converter that functions in combination with engine control and oxygen sensor feedback. The Mio I 125 is available at an SRP of P 69,900 at Yamaha dealerships nationwide.
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The successful LGU of Ozamiz City Barangay Day Celebration 2015 By Joe Palabao, Editor at Large
Ten (10) barangay clusters comprising of the active and progressive fifty one (51) barangays of the Local Government Unit of Ozamiz City competed for the Best in Booth Display, Best in Delicacies and Best in Cassava Cake Festival during their Barangay Day Celebration held at the Grounds of the City Hall of Ozamiz held last July 9, 2015. Barangay Day Celebration 2015 is part of the 67th Charter Day of Ozamiz City and Fiesta of Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion y del Triunfo come July 16, 2015. Barangay Day 2015 of the Local Government of Ozamiz City is also a Thanksgiving and Celebration of the bountiful harvest of the fifty one (51) barangays. An array of agricultural produce like bananas, fruits, luyang dilaw ‘dulaw’, vegetables were displayed at the wellmade booths of each cluster. Livelihood products of
the Clusters with different kinds of delicacies like ‘kakanin’ puto, bibingka, biko,kutsinta, mango jam, and other delicacies were also displayed for the Ozamiznon to buy and enjoy its delightful Filipino taste. Barangay Cluster products like herbal medicines, herbal soap for beauty, banana crackers, seaweeds products like seaweeds chips, fries, noodles, chees sticks, banana crackers, corn coffee with malunggay, homemade peanut butter, squash maja were also displayed. Best buys of delicacies from every cluster were interspersed with the Display of CASSAVA CAKE wherein the best Cassava Cakes were judged by the jurors as part of the day’s event the “Cassava Cake Festival”. Taste, ingredients and indigenous materials used in preparing the Cassava Cake were taken into consideration by the judges. Judged as the Champion
In photo: Hon. Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, Sr. and Hon. Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog-Echavez with winning barangay cluster officials.
LGU of Ozamiz City distributes tents, chairs and tables to 51 barangays By Joe Palabao Editor at Large
Through the leadership of the dynamic Hon. Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog Echavez together with the Hon. Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, Sr., of Ozamiz City led in the distribution of tents, chairs and table to the barangays of the city. Ceremonial turn-over of the tents, chairs and tables were given to Barangay Bacolod and Barangay Trigos. These important assets will be used by the constituents of the respective barangays of the city in all their indoor and outdoor activities. Another set of these assets will soon be distributed to the remaining barangays with the approval of the additional budget of city. KUDOS TO THE LGU OF OZAMIZ CITY FOR SERVING THE PEOPLE WELL!
in Best Booth Display was CLUSTER 5 comprising of Barangays Carangan, Malicay, Labo, Embargo and Gotocan. Second Best Booth Display went to CLUSTER 2 comprising of Barangays Carmen, 50th District, Aguada, Triunfo and Catadman and Third Best Booth Display went to CLUSTER 3 comprising of Barangays San Roque, Sta. Cruz, Tinago, Lamian and Banadero. The judging of the booths was based on the cluster’s creativity, imagination, originality, neatness, presentation of display and the enthusiasm and pleasant personalities of the Ozamiznon how they treat their customers. First prize winner of Best in Delicacy went to Cluster 9 comprising of Barangays Bongbong, Balintawak, Cacinte, Dimalura and Polot for their delicious Cassava crackers. Second Prize Winner went to Cluster 2 for their seaweed crackers and 3rd place went to Cluster 5. For Best in Cassava Cake the 1st prize winner went to Cluster 2, their cassava was adjudged the best based on its taste which had given the nod of the judges followed by Cluster 5 and Cluster 6 comprising of Barangays Gotocan Diot, Liposong, Menering, Sangay Diot and Sangay Daku. Making of cassava cake has become a livelihood project of the residents of these barangays. E q u a l l y c o mp e t e nt barangays of the exhibits were Cluster 7 which comprises of Barangays Guimad, Guingona, Trigos, Stemson Abordo and Kinuman Norte, Cluster 8 comprising of Barangays Bagakay, Kinuman Sur, gala, Cogon and Malaubang; Cluster 1 comprising of Barangays Gango, Bacolod, Dona Consuelo, Villa and San Antonio; Cluster 4 comprising of Barangays Capucao-P, Calabayan, Capucao-C, Dalapang and Pantaon and Cluster 10 comprising of Barangays Fabid, Litapan, Manaka, Labinay and Sinuza. These barangays made a very exceptional performance during the Barangay Day Celebration last July 9, 2015 at the grounds of the City Hall of Ozamiz City-whose Mayor is the Best Mayor 2014 in the Philippines, the Hon. Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, Sr. and adjudged by the coming 4th Mindanao Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Awards 2015 as one of the Outstanding Local Government Unit promoting Tourism in the Region and in Mindanao-July 25, 2015 at the Ayala Centrio MallCagayan de Oro City.
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lands in the gold-rich village of Barangay Tambis into from page A4 what looked like craters the premier financial center of size of coliseums,” Garay the country is a lifestyle that said. only the rich and famous of that city could afford. Good from page A8 for those whose lifestyle guardians.” the Binays tried their best The balance is delicate to copy because they were and caution is urgent “beborn rich. He is not. Binay, this according to cause of the harm we have him, was very poor until he inflicted (on the earth) by became mayor of Makati our irresponsible use and City. It was in that position abuse of the goods with that he acquired a taste for which God has endowed it,” a lifestyle that is beyond the pope said, quoting his his means. Undeniably, he encyclical. “The earth herself, burnow has the capacity to support his lifestyle which dened and laid waste, is is very different from the among the most abandoned one he had while he was and maltreated of our poor,” still a street parliamentar- he said, still quoting. As he insisted in the ian protesting the evils of encyclical, Pope Francis the Marcos dictatorship. Will Binay become a told the educators and stunew being if he gets elected dents that care for the enviPresident? Certainly not. In ronment is not an isolated fact his desire to become moral issue. “There is a represident is his way of en- lationship between our life suring that the lifestyle he and that of mother earth, and his family now have between the way we live and be sustained. Given this the gift we have received fact, Binay, if ever elected from God.” Selfishness, consumerpresident, God forbids, will never be like Uruguay’s ism, a desire for money and power, a lack of respect Mojica. Judging Binay for what he for God’s design for all of is now would certainly lead creation — human beings us to the logical conclusion included — have a negative that he will become worse impact on people and on the from his days as Makati environment, he said. “Just as both can ‘demayor if he becomes president. Are you not afraid of teriorate,’ we can also say that they can support one this prospects? I am. (React at jelbacon@ya- another and can be changed hoo.com or at jelbaconii@ for the better.” Pope Francis said peogmail.com. Read me also at www.raconteurme.blogspot. ple cannot ignore what is happening around them or com) pretend that it has no impact on them. Rather, he said, from page A8 “it is urgent that we keep Jo Wen and Nick Hsu, reflecting on and talking about our current situation” all Taiwanese nationals. He said the mining op- and take action. Without action, the pope erations had attracted other small-scale miners in the said, people are like the Old province who started their Testament Cain, who killed own excavations in the area. his brother Abel, and when “The mining activities God asked Cain where Abel had already caused heavy was, he replied, “Am I my damage to the farms and brother’s keeper?” “I wonder if our answer were posing a threat to many infrastructure projects in continues to be ‘Am I my the barangay Barobo,” he brother’s keeper?’” the pope said. said. “We have received this Garay expressed fear that the open-pit gold mining earth as an inheritance, a in his province could result gift, in trust,” he said. “We in man-made calamities would do well to ask ourespecially during the rainy selves: What kind of world do we want to leave behind? season. The lawmaker also cited What meaning or direction Section 2 of Republic Act do we want to give to our (R.A.) 7942 or the Philip- lives? Why have we been pine Mining Act of 1995, put here?” Those questions should which declared that it is the responsibility of the State be part of the educational to promote the rational process, the pope said. “How do we help our exploration, development, utilization and conservation young people not to see a of all mineral resources in university degree as syna way that effectively safe- onymous with higher status, guards the environment and money and social prestige?” protect the rights of affected he asked. “How can we help make their education a sign communities. He said Section 16, Ar- of greater responsibility in ticle II of the Constitution the face of today’s probmandates the State to pro- lems,” especially responding tect and advance the right to “the needs of the poor, of the people to a balanced concern for the environand healthful ecology in ment?” The pope spoke at the accord with the rhythm and university at the end of his harmony of nature. “The ongoing mining second full day in Ecuador. operations have resulted After visiting a home for the in several excavations and aged and meeting with reliturned vast tracts of farm- gious July 8, he was to fly to
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Bolivia, then onto Paraguay July 10, before leaving for the Vatican July 12. (Cindy Wooden/Catholic News Service)
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legislative staff officers of Senators Pia Cayetano, Grace Poe and Aquilino Pimentel III, to seek aid to stop the presence and harassment of the military in Lumad communities and schools. Kharlo Manano, secretary general of Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns which is a convener of SOS Network, said that Cayetano’s legislative officer, lawyer Jill Sabitsana, said they are willing to hold a senate hearing about the militarization of the schools. Manano said Sabitsana asked for a list of who should be invited to the hearing. He said the AFP and the infantry battalions who were involved in the attacks must be invited together with officials of the Department of Education (DepEd). Meanwhile, Manano said the office of Senator Poe agreed to co-author Senate Resolution 1392 filed by Senator Miriam Santiago, which calls for a senate inquiry on the shutdown of Lumad schools. Poe’s staff also agreed to donate school books and other material aid to the affected schools. “If this senate hearing pushes through, it will be a good venue to really talk about the issue and to have all the parties involved to face each other, because, for the longest time, we have been bringing this issue to the local offices of DepEd, and even the AFP, but it has never been finished.” Cayetano’s legislative staff officers also agreed that there must be an onsite investigation. Cayetano heads the Senate committee on education, arts and culture. Poe heads the committee on public order and dangerous drugs, while Pimentel heads the committee on justice and human rights. “It will be a great help if the senate has a statement on how they will respond to this issue and problem,” said Ronnie Garcia, basic education head of the Salugpungan Ta Tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center (STTICLC). He also said that the aid offered to them is a good thing since it will help IP communities “destitute for basic social services the government should be providing.” Percinita Sanchez, executive director the Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Inc. Academy (MISFI), said they appreciate the support offered, although they hope that there is assistance in “protecting the safety and security” of the community. The SOS Network said that from 2010 to May 2015, there have been 82 incidents of military harassment and
attacks involving 75 schools in Mindanao. Most of the attacks were in Region 11. “There has been so much discrimination towards the Lumad people. They have already been neglected for a long time and when the NGOs and people’s organizations come and help them, they are red-tagged,” said Sanchez citing the accusations that the teachers of the Lumad schools are members of the New People’s Army. Sanchez also hope that there will be an investigation on DepEd’s collaboration with the military in closing the Lumad schools. “There are really forces in society that would keep indigenous peoples illiterate so they can be easily manipulated and taken advantage.” (http:// bulatlat.com)
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paraan ninyo masusuklian ang suporta at pagkalingang ibinigay sa inyo ng mamamayang Pilipino, ang ating mga Boss,” he said in his speech during the AFP Change of Command ceremony, held in Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City. The President lauded Iriberri’s excellent military record, which included a stint as commander of the Philippine Army’s 503rd Infantry Brigade, 5th Infantry Division, which was credited for the peaceful election in Abra province in 2013. “Ang balita ko, kahit sino man sa mga nakasama niya sa misyon, training, at exercises ang tanungin ninyo, very good ang ibibigay na marka sa bago nating Chief of Staff. Mula nga noong platoon leader pa lamang siya, basta siya mismo ang nagmamando sa operasyon, walang casualty sa kanyang mga tropa. Noong 2013 elections naman, nakadestino ang kanyang brigade sa Abra. Sa ilalim ng kanyang pagbabantay at ng kanyang mga tauhan, sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon ay walang barangay na nagdeklara ng failure of elections sa Abra, at walang naitalang election-related violence sa lalawigan,” he said. Meanwhile, in an open letter he read during the ceremony, General Iriberri extended his gratitude to every military personnel for “the untiring, selfless dedication that has become the hallmark of the Filipino soldier”. “I write this letter of thanks to you, my dear soldier, because it has not been said often enough, it has not been shown nearly enough. I write to say thank you for doing a good job, and to say forward march and fight on; with peace, secure the future,” he added. He laid down five priorities he wished to address during his term as AFP Chief of Staff -- winning peace; continuing the transformation made in the Armed Forces; imple-
God wants you to decide what is right S pecial G ospel of the day (July13, 2015-Monday) John 3:715”Do not be amazed that I said to you, `You must be born again.’ “The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit.” Nicodemus said to Him, “How can these things be?” Jesus answered and said to him, “Are you the teacher of Israel and do not understand these things? Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony. “If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things? No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man. “As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up; so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life: You must be born again: This was referred to Nicodemus who hide in the dark in meeting Jesus. Jesus wanted him to get out from that dark life for him to show his conversion to the public. The Greek word of the word born again is “Metanoia” means change of mind. Have you ever
changed your mind in a certain decision in life? Some made a very wrong changed by deciding to live a miserable and sinful life. God wants you to decide what is right. It is not necessarily to transfer to other denominations to be saved because, being a catholic believer; the ingredients of our salvation are here already. Do not think that to be here in this church, renewal is impossible. It is not true; since transformations take place once you will for it and cooperate the grace that you have received during your baptism. Titus 2:11-12”For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age: Printing paid by: Neneth Ranoa - Bobong BalinoEdith Ranoa, PhD- Tony Jordan – Cagayan De Oro: My new number: 09187148435: God loves you!!!
menting national policies; preparing for the 2016 national election; and upgrading the capabilities of the AFP. The new Chief of Staff also thanked the President for the modernization of the AFP. “Sa tagal ng panahon, ngayon lang uli nakahawak at nakagamit ang inyong kasundaluhan ng mga bagong kagamitang pangdigma. Kaya dapat lamang na suklian namin ng katapatan at serbisyong walang katulad ang ating bayan,” Iriberri said. Iriberri, who replaces General Gregorio Pio Catapang, Jr., belongs to the Philippine Military Academy’s (PMA) Matikas Class of 1983. Prior to his appointment as AFP chief, he served as the 56th Commanding General of the Philippine Army since February 2014. Iriberri was commissioned in the AFP Regular Force in March 1983 after graduating from the PMA. Although he was an infantry man, he also served in other fields of the Army, such as in intelligence, public relations and staff functions, and international peace sup-
port operations. In his almost 31 years of active service, he served as commander of the Task Group Panther “COMAG” of the First Scout Ranger Regiment in Central Mindanao from 1995 to1996. The unit killed 10 members of the Abu Sayyaf Group during an encounter in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato in 1996, without sustaining any casualty on its side. According to his profile, provided by the AFP, “he was instrumental in hastening the healing process” between the AFP and members of the Young Officers Union (YOU), the group of junior officers who prominently figured in the 1989 coup, the bloodiest launched against the Cory Aquino government. Iriberri holds a Master’s degree in Management and Defense Studies from the University of Canberra in Australia. He is also a recipient of various awards -five Distinguished Service Stars Medals, an Outstanding Achievement Medal, two Gold Cross Medals and numerous Military Merit and Commendation Medals. Iriberri is set to retire in April 2016. (PCOO/ PND)
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Dance Sport Competition 2015 held in Ozamiz City By Joe Palabao, Editor at Large
Eleven (11) lovely and versatile couples participated in the well- attended and most watched Open Invitational ‘Dance Sport’ competition held at the City Hall’s Ground of the City of Ozamiz last July 9, 2015 at one o’clock in the afternoon. Despite the drizzling of the rain, the dance floor became so hot as the couples from Ozamiz City, Cagayan de Oro City, Iligan City, Tangub City, Pagadian City and Zamboanga City danced to the beat of the breathtaking Latin Zumba, Rhumba, ChaCha and Jive dance moves which made the crowd so amazed, awed and mesmerized. The couples performed as a group to the beat of Zumba, Rhumba, Cha-Cha and Jive to showcase their talent on the dance floor, after which, each couple performed to the four (4) Latin dance genre for the judges to select the best in Zumba, Rhumba, Cha-Cha and Jive. With a total of twenty four (24) breathtaking, mesmerizing and beautiful dance performances the eleven couples were trimmed down to Top 5 Dance Sport Competitors. The Top 5 were lovely and sweet couples coming from the City of Golden Friendship-Cagayan de Oro City, the Historical, Cultural and Pilgrimage Destination of the country-Ozamiz City- Little Hongkong of the South-Pagadian City and the Beautiful City of Zamboanga. Top 5 couples again were
requested to perform the four (4) Latin beat to the tune of Zumba, Rhumba, Cha-Cha and Jive for the judges to select the Top 3 of the Dance Sport Competition. They performed with finesse, awesome, loving and tender moves as a couple. Adjudged as Champion of the Dance Sport Competition was the lovely couple from the Beautiful City of Zamboanga, 2nd RunnerUp was the sweet couple of the Host City-Ozamiz and 1st Runner-up was the beautifully dressed couple from the City of Golden Friendship-Cagayan de Oro City. The Open Invitational Dance Sport competition was sponsored by the Tourism Office of the Local Government Unit of Ozamiz City through its dynamic Tourism Officer-Jaime Tomada with the support of the ever active Hon. Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, Sr., and was organized by Ms. Lani dela Vega. The competition was part of the 67th Charter Day Anniversary of Ozamiz City and Fiesta of Nuestra Senora dela Concepcion y del Triunfo every July 16. MABUHAY ANG OZAMIZ CITY AND HAPPY FIESTA!
1st Runner up from Cagayan de Oro City
The winning couple from Zamboanga City
2nd Runner up from Ozamiz City
The champion with the Hon. Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, Sr. of Ozamiz City
RD Butch Chan 111 graced Iligan Chamber of Commerce Business Night By Joe Palabao, Editor at Large
Tourism Czar Catalino E. Chan III
Tourism Czar Regional Director Catalino ‘Butch’ E. Chan 111 graced the 9th Business Night as guest speaker of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation of Iligan City at the MarRo’s Cocina, Party Plaza, Garcia Building, Iligan City last June 26, 2015 at 6:00 in the evening. The well attended and most celebrated Chamber
Tourism Czar Catalino E. Chan III with Iligan Chamber of Commerce President Ms. Emily M. Pascua and chamber members.
of Commerce and Industry Foundation of Iligan City, Inc., (CCIFII) Business Night event was a celebration of success, induction of new members and recognition of their achievements with the leadership of their dynamic and ever active President-Ms. Emily M. Pascua. Regional Director Butch E. Chan 111 lauded the Chamber in their efforts as industry and business integrators for development especially in highlighting the tourism potentials of Iligan City for competitiveness in the Region, Mindanao and throughout the country. He further said that putting Iligan City in the global tourism map is to drumbeat the majestic and beautiful Maria Cristina Falls as the Mother of all waterfalls in the Philippines and make initiatives in further promoting Iligan City as one of the best tourist destination in the
country today. Furthermore, Maria Cristina is known as the “Mother of Industry” and Foundation of Progress”. It is the most resplendent among the falls that is 320 feet high and it is the veritable source of industrial power in the city. With the fast growing development of Northern Mindanao-Director Butch further said that Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation of Iligan City, Inc., (CCIFII) can help boost the tourism industry of the city by initiating activities like hosting conventions, avail of tourism incentives, help market the tourist destination of the city and exhibits of Iligan known and best seller products. In an interview, Iligan Chamber of Commerce President Ms. Emily M. Pascua told Mindanao Daily News that they are now on the process of drafting for the creation of Iligan City
Tourism Council and work closely with the Local Government Unit Tourism Office of the City. It is through this that CCIFII can focus in highlighting the tourism potentials of Iligan City and be more competitive in the tourism industry of the region and throughout the country. The holding of the 9th Business Night of Iligan Chamber of Commerce connotes success of all their efforts in bringing together businessmen in the city into one common cause for the continued development of Iligan. The well attended 9th Business Night of CCIFII culminated with the induction of the new members of the Chamber by Director Catalino ‘Butch’ E. Chan 111 with the presence of the active members of the Chamber. MABUHAY ANG TOURISM INDUSTRY SA ILIGAN CITY!
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