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Bureau of Customs to donate ‘used clothing’ to fire victims By CRIS DIAZ, Executive Editor

CAGAYAN de Oro City -- The Bureau of Customs here is willing to donate a 40-footer van filled with “used clothing” to the fire victims of Opol in Misamis Oriental, a customs official said Wednesday. See full storye, page A3

Thief returns loot but minus P300,000

COTABATO City––Three days after the P1.6 million taken by lone holdupper, who mysteriously sneaked inside a van, from the Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (Magelco) cashier in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao has been returned, minus PHP300,000, though. Sr. Supt. Lindsy Sinsuat, DOS town police chief, told dxMS-Radyo Bida, that Magelco general manager Sultan Maongco admitted one of the victims connived with the lone suspect but decided to return the loot. Sinsuat said Basit Beni-

to, the firm’s security guard and the one who escorted cashier Hanna Malang, admitted to the Magelco manager and returned the P1.3 million cash. “The manager is still negotiating with the holdupper for the return of remaining P300,000,” Sinsuat said, adding Benito personally handed over the money to Maongco. Malang, Benito and Toyota D4D van driver Gerome Romuar, were heading to Magelco main office in Barangay Capiton, DOS, when a masked man

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FORMER MEETS FUTURE. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte eagerly listens to former President Fidel V. Ramos who gave advice and pointers on how to govern the country. Duterte on Monday told the former leader that he is veering towards running for President next year. photo supplied

families Armed men burn coop in 348 homeless in Surigao del Sur hinterlands Opol fire BUTUAN City--Armed suspects raided a cooperative, burned it, stabbed a victim and shot two others dead before fleeing the area Tuesday morning at an interior barangay of a coastal town in Surigao del Sur, police reports said. Reports from Surigao del Sur Police reaching the regional headquarters here on Tuesday said that at 5:30 a.m., an undetermined number of heavily armed group raided and set on fire the Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and

Livelihood Development (ALCADev) Cooperative located at Km. 16, Diatagon, Lianga in Surigao del Sur. The incident was reported by village councilman Mecias Avila to Lianga Municipal Police Station. Avila said that the suspects stabbed the school director identified as Emerito “Emok” Samarka and shot two civilians identified as Dionel “Onel” Campos and a certain Onellio Senso. The three victims were all dead before the armed suspects fled the area.

According to the initial police investigation, the damage in the incident was about PHP.5 million as the cooperative’s building was totally burned including some goods and sacks of rice. Surigao del Sur Police had already dispatched a special operations team who coordinated with another team from the Philippine Army to proceed to hunt the perpetrators of the incident. The authorities, together with the local government

CAGAYAN de Oro City -At least 348 families were homeless in a fire that struck the coastal area of Opol in Misamis Oriental Tuesday night. Mayor Max Seno said the fire destroyed 153 shanties and damaged P800,000 worth properties. Seno said almost all of the residents in Barangay Luyong Bonbon were caught unaware by the fire of still

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DAVAO City -- Exhibitors of Davao Agri Trade Expo (DATE) earned a total of P613.170 million in sales from 2010 to 2014. Records from the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCCII) revealed that the highest revenue was in 2012 at P233.439 million in sales from livestock, poultry, and agricultural produce. It was also in 2012 the group first held the event, touted as the biggest agribusiness expo in Mindanao, at the 7,835-square meter and 5,000-seater SMX Convention Center Davao at the SM Lanang Premier. The chamber is also eyeing to surpass the income generated three years ago, bringing the target to P300 million this year.

The 17th DATE will be held on September 25 to 27, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center with 170 booths displaying various agricultural products and technology from Davao Region. Organizers are coming up with same topic as 2012 in preparation for the Asean Economic Community (AEC), which will take effect by end of this year. “When we say AEC, we become a single market, meaning there’s zero tariff among member nations,” Wilfredo Teves, DCCCII vice president for agricul-

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ture, said. He added local exporters must take advantage of greater opportunities offered by AEC. He noted that among the livestock industry players only a few have made it to the global market. “These are the things that the government and the private sector must work on. Our plan is to how to be able to bring the products out,” he said. Teves cited a bigger opportunity waiting for the poultry industry in the Asean. “Kaysa padad-an tag karne dire, better kung kita ang magpadala sa atong produkto (Instead of us importing meat, it would be better if we export our

products,” he said. He told the local hog and poultry raisers to take advantage of being free from dreaded diseases such as bird flu and foot-andmouth diseases that have

been plaguing some Asean neighbors. He said six trade attachés from Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Dubai, and Thailand will also participate in the three-day expo

to discuss how products of each of these countries can penetrate the market. “The culture of each market is different,” Teves said. (Antonio L. Colina IV/MindaNews)

ASEAN INTEGRATION FORUM IN BSU-MAGSAYSAY – VICE GOVERNOR JOEY G. PELAEZ continues his advocacy to inform and engage students in view of the ASEAN Integration beginning December this year. More than 200 students attended the ASEAN Integration Forum at the Bukidnon State University-Magsaysay External Studies Center (BSU-MESC). Vice Governor Pelaez also turned-over to the school 222 assorted books to be used as reference and reading materials. Present during the activity was MR. GERMIS R. SALON, Center Administrator of BSU-MESC. photo supplied

24th Mindanao Business Confab begins Dipolog City -- Business and corporate delegates in the hundreds descended to this southern port city Wednesday for the two-day 24th Mindanao Business Conference which is hosted by the local chamber of commerce and the local governments of Zamboanga

del Norte province and this city amid tight security deployed in this capital city. City Mayor Evelyn Tang-Uy welcomed the delegates during the opining ceremonies held at the posh Zamboanga Del Norte Convention and Exhibition Center by telling delegates that “the city

is ready for investments as we have so much to offer and opportunities abound for business to consider the city a strategic choice.” Mayor Uy emphasized her administration’s good governance is “reaping good benefits as shown by the upbeat and dynamic local economy improving business competitiveness” and making the city business friendly city. Lawyer Paul Gudmalin, conference co-chair and president of Dipolog Chamber of Commerce and Industry told Mindanao Daily News the delegates and officials from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) will converge for two days and will discuss Mindanao’s business agenda relative to See confab, page A11

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Bureau of Customs to donate ‘used clothing’ to fire victims By CRIS DIAZ, Executive Editor

CAGAYAN de Oro City -- The Bureau of Customs here is willing to donate a 40-footer van filled with “used clothing” to the fire victims of Opol in Misamis Oriental, a customs official said Wednesday. Joseph Roswald Page, legal division here, said that head of the customs district all it needs is a resolution

from the municipal town of Opol before the bureau could possible release the seized “used clothing.” He said the resolution should be addressed to the Commissioner of the Bureau of Customs in Manila. Page said that the lo-

cal Bureau of Customs would favorably endorse the resolution so that one of the seized container vans of “used clothing” could be distributed to the fire victims. The Bureau of Customs here seized an illegal shipment of 21 units of

40-footer container vans filled with “used clothing” valued at Php 52 million in July this year. Page said the local Bureau of Customs offered the seized “used clothing” in response to a call by the provincial government of Misamis Oriental and the

municipal town of Opol for “used clothing” for the town’s fire victims. A fire of unknown origin razed 153 houses in Luyong Bonbon, a fishing village, in the coastal town of Opol Tuesday evening leaving about 360 people homeless.

Emano orders 24/7 relief to 360 fire victims in Opol By CRIS DIAZ Executive Editor

CAGAYAN de Oro City -- Provincial Governor Yevgeny Vincente Emano of Misamis Oriental has mobilized key officials in the province to ensure that the delivery of the assistance to about 360 fire victims in Opol continues 24/7. A fire of unknown origin gobbled up a fishing village of 153 houses in Luyong Bonbon, Opol, Misamis Oriental Tuesday evening leaving about 360 individuals homeless.

Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano said Wednesday that the heads of the Provincial Social Welfare Development (PSWD), the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council, and the Provincial Health Office (PHO) have a marching order to provide relief and assistance to the fire victims starting Tuesday night. He said that the initial relief consists of used clothing, food packs, kitchen Congressman Rufus B. Rodriguez delivers his sponsorship speech for his House Bill 3697 with aims to establish a utensils, sleeping mats and Legal Insurance Program for the Poor during a recent Committee on Poverty Alleviation meeting. The Bill seeks to provide indigent litigants with reasonable travel expense, bond for provisional liberty and other incidental expenses blankets. See orders, page A11

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man, the graft court headed by Aquino’s appointee, is simply employing a “reverse psychology” to seal the issue, the people are aware of this traditional powerplay strategy. It means, that the Ombudsman indicted Aquino and Abad in order for the graft court to dismiss the graft cases and throw the issue to oblivion. If the Ombudsman would accede to the clamor of the people to convict Aquino and Abad of graft and corruption, the implementation of the decision would depend on the result of the 2016 elections. In other words, the Ombudsman would archive the graft case

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “... Jesus said, `If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know ruel pelone CRIS DIAZ the truth, and the truth will Managing Editor Executive Editor set you free’…” (Jesus Christ, CHENG ORDOÑEZ URIEL C. QUILINGUING our God and Savior, in John Associate Editor Contributing Editor 8:31-32, the Holy Bible). -oooMARK FRANCISCO Arjay Felicilda WHY DID INC PUBLICLY Lifestyle Editor Assistant Editor PROTEST AGAINST DE GILBERT Y. CHAO gerry lee gorit LIMA? Politicians who have Motoring Editor Photo Journalist expressed sympathy with the peaceful assemblies felix santillan ROEL CATOTO that the Iglesia Ni Cristo EDSEL BANTOL Provincial Editor-Surigao (INC) staged from Thursday Layout Artists PAT SAMONTE to Monday are now being irene dayo CHRIS PANGANIBAN bashed by people who are Reporter-NorthMin Regional Editors-Caraga clear sympathizers of the Aquino government and JOE PALABAO MARLON GAYOG Rene Michael BaÑos Regional Editor-Davao who, therefore, cannot be Regional Editors-Northmin expected to be fair in their assessment of what the INC AL JACINTO JOE FELICILDA had done. I am not a member Regional Editor-WestMin Editorial Consultant of the INC. I am a member ATTY. MARIO T. JUNI of a religious group that NOTARY PUBLIC- JUNI LAW OFFICE espouses a belief directly CELL NO: 09352379999/ (088) 8573595 contrary to the doctrines of CRUZ TAAL ST., CAG. DE ORO CITY the INC insofar as the diLegal Counsel vinity of Jesus is concerned. --------------------------------------------------------------bureau and mktg staff But, I am a broadcaster in candy macabale - 09161326483 an INC radio station who, RIZA O. ARES - 0915-9753277/0920-9600223 occasionally, picks up bits MISOR - LOLONG NABONG - 0906-875-8650 GINGOOG CITY-MANNY ANSIHAGAN-0936-287-7788 and pieces of information North Buk. - DAHLIA S. BENEMERITO-0936-303-0410 about what is happening. VALENCIA CITY - PHILIP PHIL CALUMBA-0905-652-5407 KIBAWE, BUKIDNON - ROSEMARY GENON The information I got at MARAMAG - TITA FINA CUALES - 0926-336-1585 the height of the assemblies Iligan City - JEFFREY OPONDA-0936-1174378 compelled me to ask, in my tubod - louie bukod-0948-1323348 bobby mag usara-tangub city mind: why did the INC dare OROQUIETA CITY - PJ TREMEDAL-0919-3452375 to publicly go against a top ARMM - Sony Sudaria-0947-4810371 cotabato - ANALISA ESPAÑOLA-0916-9351714 official of government, the

very justice secretary at that, who had the power to make life very hard for anyone with criminal cases that can send people to jail while undergoing trial? -ooo101 YEAR-OLD INC DID NOT PROTEST BEFORE: I was made to understand that the peaceful assemblies of the INC from Thursday (August 27, 2015) to Monday (August 31, 2015), protesting against Justice Secretary Leila De Lima, was the very first public protest that the religious organization held in its 101 years of existence. Never in its 101-year history did the INC hold any other assemblies---nationwide in scope at that---similar to what it did in 2015. In fact, the organization is known all throughout for being ultra-conservative in expressing views about what the government is doing, shunning any public disclosure about what it thinks about goings-on in the country. Consequently, it behooves everyone to ask: why then did the normally-placid INC suddenly find the courage and, more importantly, the necessity, of publicly contesting De Lima’s official actions involving a case for serious

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We already took a glimpse of the possible scenario, the players and the political line up in Cagayan De Oro City. While our opinions were presumptive, we have the gut feelings that some of those ideas might turn out to be true. Now, it is time to move to the province of Misamis Oriental. Anyway, we wrote about the seemingly unfortunate destiny of the administration’s Liberal Party in the 2016 presidential and local elections. The indictment of President Benigno S. Aquino III and Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad with the graft court involving the illegal disbursement of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) only predestined the sad future of the administration political party. Anyway, the presumption of a national political debacle involving the administration candidates would certainly trickle down to the local candidates who align with the LP political party. We call it the “Domino effect.” Whether the Ombuds-

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and would wait for the right timing to render a decision – whether favorable or not. Thus, the people should not be cynical about the graft case against Aquino and his “bagman” at this time. Let us focus on the candidates – both in the national and local arena – in order to discern on electing the right candidates. How does the graft case against Aquino-Abad affected the local political atmosphere? For ordinary voters, the case has no bearings at all. However, for the students of politics, the graft cases against Aquino and Abad, have a debilitating effect in the local political arena. Matter of fact, the local LP candidates are relatively silent this day. Perhaps, no candidate would want to be identified with the LP and the Aquino administration anymore. In the 2013 presidential and local elections, almost every would-be-candidate wants to align and be identified with the Aquino-lead LP. This time, however, nobody is telling everybody that they would want to be with the LP political party.

Well, after six years, the people gained nothing of the incumbent administration, but a file of graft and corruption cases that seemed to be kept under wrapped. The issue of graft and corruption is not only prevalent in the national level. The issue of graft and corruption among elected public officials who align with the incumbent administration appeared to be worse and brazen than ever. The condition is exacerbated with the possible connivance of the government agencies tasked to investigate cases of graft involving local public officials. Well, the only license of corrupt public officials is their alliance with the Liberal Party. With this alliance, the corrupt public officials at the local level also seemed to get away with dozens of cases of alleged graft and corruption. Who is running under the LP ticket in Misamis Oriental? It would be very interesting topic in the coming days. -0- Send comments/reactions: crisguardian@yahoo.com

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The message one gets from this is that, the INC evidently felt thoroughly grieved by De Lima, and it is not really difficult to discern that this grief must have been caused by a clear perception that De Lima was not simply doing her job in the case against the INC leaders, but was doing them in, as it were, in maneuvering against them. People can say the INC was unlawfully trying to exert pressure to compel De Lima to back down in the serious illegal detention case against its leaders. I guess they are entitled to say so, but, a more prudent appreciation of things will show that what the INC really wanted was that, the illicit maneuvers against its leaders be stopped right away. -oooPLEASE LISTEN: “Ang Tanging Daan” (The Sole Way), a Bible study and prayer session on radio, airs Mondays to Fridays, 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at DWAD 1098 kHz on the AM band. For replays, go to www.facebook.com/ angtangingdaan or www. facebook.com/ANDKNK and scroll for “Ang Tanging Daan” broadcasts. Phone: 0922 833 43 96, 0918 574 0193, 0917 984 24 68. Email: batasmauricio@yahoo.com.

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5 lumad leaders, farmers killed by ‘tribal gunmen’ By CHRIS V. PANGANIBAN Regional Editor-Caraga

SAN Francisco, Agusan del Sur––Three leaders of a lumad school and a farmers’ group in a far-flung indigenous community in Surigao del Sur were killed, reportedly perpetrated by paramilitary tribal warriors a few days after two other farmers were killed in neighboring hinterland

village. The hostilities in the two villages located in the abandoned logging concession areas decades back triggered mass evacuation of close to 500 lumad residents as reports said the gunmen said to anti-communist “Bagani” warriors went on a rampage to get back to villagers they suspected of supporting the New Peoples Army rebels.

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A report from Sister Stella Matutina, chair of Sisters Association in Mindanao and secretary general of rights group Panalipdan! Mindanao, said the residents were forced to evacuate in Siagao Village in San Miguel town after the gunmen killed two brothers Crisanto and Ellie Tabogol inside their home on August 28. Three other victims,

Emerito Samarca, executive director of Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development (ALCADEV), Dionel Campos, chairperson of farmers group Malahutayong Pakigbisog Alang sa Sumusunod (Mapasu) and his cousin Bello Sinzo , were separately killed yesterday in neighboring remote village in Diatagon.

An abandoned paper mill and boating in Bislig River BISLIG City -- All this time but until now, Bislig City was all Tinuy-an Falls to me. I was here first time in the late 1990s and camped near the edge of the falls. There was no paved road then, the falls secretly hidden from the world. Years after, I was constantly drawn back, bringing friends and family but no exposure to the city proper, leaving as soon as we’ve bath and swim at the falls. “What’s the city like and what other sights to see or do?” They asked. There’s a hilltop restaurant

and a doll’s house along the highway but still a distance away from downtown area. A few natural attractions like caves are identified but are not officially developed and promoted. Upon the invitation of a friend and colleague, Leonardo “Dodong” Baldoviso, I revisited Bislig and grateful enough to meet the energetic Vice Mayor Jonas “Bong” Cacayan who brought me to PICOP (Paper Industry Corporation of the Philippines), then the biggest paper mill factory in Southeast Asia established

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 In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. No. 9048, a NOTICE is hereby served to the public that REY ANTHONY F. BARLISAN has filed with this Office a petition for the change for first name from “REY” to “REY ANTHONY” in the Certificate of Live Birth of REY BARLISAN who was born on August 13, 1955 in CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY and whose parents are TEODORO BARLISAN and ERLINDA FACTURA. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than September 5, 2015. (Sgd) NORMA S. DIPUTADO City Civil Registrar MDN: Aug 27 & Sept 3, 2015

Republic of the Philippines Province of Davao del Sur CITY OF DIGOS OFFICE OF THE CITY CIVIL REGISTRAR NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

in 1952 and closed in 2007. It’s now in ruins and in desolate state of decay. Abandoned and unihabited, the rundown buildings lord over resilient tall grasses. I thought it’ll make a perfect set for action and gangland movies. Maybe they should invite producers here. But Vice Mayor Cacayan has a better idea: transform it

Eliza Panganiban, secretary general of human rights group Karapatan Caraga, said the suspects gunned down Campos and Sinzo as residents were roused from sleep and were herded by the militiamen at the center of the community. Samarca’s dead body was later found inside the classroom of ALCADEV with a rope tied around the neck and sustaining stab wounds. The incident took place two days after ALCADEV celebrated its foundation day when the lumad militiamen and soldiers of the 36th Infantry Battalion reportedly occupied the school’s function hall and areas within the school grounds. “ The y (militiamen)

threatened to massacre the lumad community if they did not heed from orders for them to leave their homes and evacuate,” Panganiban said. Karapatan Caraga reported that the same suspects burned the cooperative office of Mapasu on Sunday while indiscriminately firing around the school premises. “We strongly condemn and demand justice for the killing of Samarca, Campos and Sinzo,” Panganiban said. As they were preparing to leave that afternoon, Samarca was detained at the ALCADEV grounds by some members of the lumad militiamen. That was the last time that he was seen See gunmen, page A11

to a museum and historic and outdoor complex and eco-tourism park through private-public partnership project. The possibility of this is potentially viable and promising, using one’s imagination and creativity. Perhaps the debate on industrialization versus ecotourism will be resolved and See abandoned, page A11

Republic of the Philippines 4th SHARI’A CIRCUIT COURT Fourth Shari’a Judicial District Iligan City IN RE: JOINT PETITION TO APPROVE AND REGISTER THE DIVORCE OF SPOUSES ISABELO BEN YOUSEF A. ENRIQUEZ AND FRANCIS MARIANNE T. CALINGASAN

CIVIL CASE NO. 2015-058

ISABELO BEN YOUSEF A. ENRIQUEZ AND FRANCIS MARIANNE T.CALINGASAN X----------------------------------------------------------/ ORDER Before this court verified join petition for the approval and registration of the divorce filed by the petitioners through counsel and all edging among others. That petitioners are husband and wife respectively in a marriage performed under civil rites on April 18, 2009 at Cagayan de Oro City, they converted to Islam faith, of which conversions to Islam were duly registered with this court, both of them can be served with summons and other legal processes relative to this case at Balagtasa, Maigo, Lanao del Norte and #22 Jamil St. San Miguel, Iligan City respectively. That said marriage did not last long due to lack of love and affection until the relationship manifested incompatibility and sustained misunderstanding between petitioners and reached the point of irreconcilability and they separated for Two (2) years already, they decided to separate live physically in bed and board, thereby, executed Divorce Agreement in order to formalize their separation. Since their separation, they had never been communicating or supporting either financially or emotionally to each other, neither minding each other affair’s; Petitioner’s seek judicial decree of divorce, thereby, severing their marriage bond on April 18, 2009, so that they will have free hand to do what a single man or woman could do without marital burdens. Reconciliation between them had already been diligently employed but all proved futile. WHEREFORE, finding this petition to be sufficient in form and substance, set the initial hearing of this case on September 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at which time, date and place. Any interested party may appear and show why the petition should not be granted. Let copy of this Order be published in a newspaper of General Circulation in the City of Iligan once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks at the expense of the petitioners. SO ORDER Iligan City, Philippines, this 24th day of August 2015. (Sgd.) HON. OSOP M. ALI Presiding Judge MDN: Aug 27, Sept 3 & 10, 2015

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Republic of the Philippines OFFICE OF THE CIVIL REGISTRAR Province of Davao del Sur MUNICIPALITY OF MALALAG

Republic of the Philippines OFFICE OF THE CIVIL REGISTRAR Province of Davao del Sur MUNICIPALITY OF MALALAG

In Compliance with Section 5 of R.A. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that EDWIN S. ROBIÑOS has filed with this Office a petition for CHANGE OF FIRST NAME (CFN) from “JESSIE” to “EDWIN” in the Birth Certificate of JESSIE ROBIÑOS who was born on Feb. 25, 1954 at Digos, Davao and whose parents are Augusto Robiños and Gertrudes Satorre. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his/her written opposition with this Office not later than September 14, 2015. Issued this 25th day of August 2015 at Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippines

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION

In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. 10172, a notice is hereby served to the public that ALBERTA HERNOSA VILLACOMBA has filed with this office a petition for change of GENDER from “MALE” to “FEMALE” in the birth certificate of Alberta Hernosa Villacomba who was born on Novenber 15, 1957 at Malalag, Davavo del Sur and whose parents are Bonifacio Villacomba and Aurea Hernosa. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his/her written opposition with this Office not later than August 26, 2015.

In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that ALBERTA HERNOSA VILLACOMBA has filed with this office a petition for change of first name from “ALBERTO” to “ALBERTA” in the birth certificate of Alberta Hernosa Villacomba who was born on Novenber 15, 1957 at Malalag, Davao del Sur and whose parents are Bonifacio Villacomba and Aurora Hernosa. Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his/her written opposition with this Office not later than August 26, 2015.

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Duterte receives pointers from FVR on how to run a presidential campaign; how to govern the country Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte had told former President Fidel V. Ramos that he is veering towards a decision to run for president in 2016, but he has yet to convince his family regarding his plan for higher office. Duterte revealed this to Ramos during a meeting Monday at the latter’s office at the Urban Bank Building in Makati City. Upon hearing the certainty of him running for the highest post of the land, Ramos gave Duterte pointers on how to conduct himself in the campaign trail and how to govern the country if he becomes the 16th president of the Republic. “FVR had only kind words for Mayor Duterte

and his pointers and advice are like those coming from a concerned father to a dutiful son who has set his eyes on a noble crusade,” said one of those who attended the Aug. 31 meeting. On Saturday, Duterte attended a get-together of his friends and supporters organized by the “Champions of Rody Duterte” (CORD) held at the RJ Bistro, Dusit Hotel in Makati City. In an impromptu speech, Duterte said that if he runs and become president, he will work hard so that the opportunities open to the rich will likewise be provided to the poor. “Why not give to the poor, the opportunities given to the rich just because they have money?,” he said. Duterte pointed out

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Sustainable livelihood program brings hope, light to Manobos in AgSur town

The concept of adaptive learning By ZIETA ANTING TEMPLANZA Secondary School Teacher I Tabid National High School District 10, Division of Ozamiz City

ADAPTIVE learning is an educational method which uses computers as interactive teaching devices and to orchestrate the allocation of human and mediated resources according to the unique needs of each learner. Computers adapt the presentation of educational materials according to students’ learning needs as indicated by their responses to questions, tasks and experiences. The technology encompasses aspects derived from various fields of study including computer science, education, psychology and brain science.

Adaptive learning has been partially driven by a realization that tailored learning cannot be achieved on a large scale using traditional, non-adaptive approaches. Adaptive learning systems endeavor to transform the learner from passive receptor of information to collaborator in the educational process. Adaptive learning systems’ primary application is in education. They have been designed as desktop computer applications, web applications and now being introduced into overall curricula.

Who would expect to see a trace of technological innovation in a very isolated place? A group of Manobos in an isolated place called Sitio Bantolinao in Sibagat, Agusan del Sur claims that positive change can happen. In January 2012, 25 partner-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya Pamilyang Pilipino Program in Bantolinao received Php10,000 each through the Sustainable Livelihood Program’s

(SLP’s) Self-Employment As s i s t a n c e - K au n l a r a n (SEA-K). Eager to gain a stable income, the group agreed to fuse their grants and ventured into General Merchandise. Evelyn “Inday” Inocente, SKA chairman and a Pantawid Pamilya parent leader, shares her extreme happiness after receiving the grants. “Dako kaayo among pasalamat sa tabang gikan sa SLP tungod niini naay maayong kabag-ohan sa among kinabuhi (We are very grateful for SLP’s grant. It brought change to our lives),” says Inday. “Agig pagbalik sa tabang By ROSELLER AYING LIBRES sa gobyerno, naningkamot Secondary School Teacher I kami na naay panginabuhi Tabid National High School, District 10 Division of Ozamiz City na matukod alang sa kaayuhan sa tanan (In return is proven by passing the THERE are many to the government’s help, kinds of teachers in the licensure exam for teachwe did our best to create a world. As public school ers. We must have pleasant livelihood for the welfare teachers in high school disposition and patience of everyone),” she adds. here in the Philippines, towards our students too. Situated in a far-flung we strive to reach out to This is understandable area, access to basic comour students who cannot since our students have modities and other supplies afford to study in private just entered adolescence has never been easy in Sitio and naturally, their horhigh schools where tuition Bantolinao. Thus, putting is high. Yet I believe that mones make them to get up a general merchandise is with the onset of the K-12 irritated sometimes and seen practical and feasible. curriculum, the quality to rebel like not doing Through the SEA-K fund, of education in public their homework or cutting financial assistance and high schools here in the classes. To compensate for logistic support from the country is at par with our that, we must discipline municipal local government our students well while private counterparts. unit (MLGU), and the ini As high school teach- imparting to them the tiatives of the members, the ers, we must possess various learning subjects efficient implementation of teaching abilities. This such as science or English. the project has been carried

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out. Because of the project, the community members no longer have to pass a 15-km treacherous route and spend over a thousand pesos for transportation just to purchase goods in the municipality proper. With a positive profit and a vision to bring more change, the association has expanded its operations by entering into a joint project with the Sibagat SEA-K Federation on Abaca Production and establishing a very remarkable project called Bantolinao SEA-K Electric Power project. Through its partner Socio-Economic Uplift Literacy Anthropological and Development Services (SULADS) and with the help of the Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU), the association has bought See livelihood, page A10


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New caravan eyes youth as climate heroes By Catherine J. Teves

A CLIMATE advocate is urging the country’s youth to increasingly join the fight against climate change, optimistic this sector can help promote discussions and community action on the problem and raise clamor for a new climate agreement in Paris this December. “We want our youth to be climate heroes,” the Climate Reality Project (CRP) Philippine manager Rodne Galicha said Tuesday (September 1) on the side of the Nationwide Climate Caravan’s launch in Metro Manila. Dubbed ‘Bakit, Bakit Hindi?: The Filipino Youth on the Road to Paris,’ the caravan targets promoting

social media as medium for helping people 35 years old and younger help promote action on climate change, including sealing of the target Paris agreement on lowering climate change-driving greenhouse gas emissions from human activities. Galicha sees potential in the youth as mover of the campaign against climate change. Aside from comprising a significant part of the Philippine population, he said the country’s youth are energetic and capable of reaching out and spreading the climate advocacy to thousands through social media. He also said the youth will bear the brunt of climate change unless this problem is addressed accordingly. According to experts, the Philippines is among

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countries most at risk for climate change’s impacts. Those impacts are sea level and temperature rise as well as increasing onslaught of extreme weather events, they warned. Among such events was the November 2013 onslaught of typhoon ‘Yolanda’ (international name ‘Haiyan’) in Central Philippines. ‘Yolanda’ left over 6,000 people dead and nearly destroyed everything in its path. Experts already cited ‘Yolanda’ as among the strongest tropical cyclones in recorded history. Galicha said the Philippines became a significant climate advocate because of ‘Yolanda.’ “With the youth’s help, we can further step up such advocacy and generate more petitions for a climate agreement to be finally sealed in

Paris this year,” he said. Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President Al Gore founded CRP in 2006 to help advance discussions on climate change and turn climate awareness into action. Throughout the Nationwide Climate Caravan, the youth will have the opportunity to ask authorities questions on climate change and action for addressing this problem. Videos covering such questions will be uploaded in social media sites to stimulate discussions on such matters. The caravan is the local counterpart of the Road to Paris Campaign. Such campaign is a global initiative CRP mounted earlier to help further raise international clamor for a new climate agreement. (PNA)

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Davao Catholics learn organic farming for World Day of Prayer for Creation DAVAO City--In response to the call of Pope Francis to care for the environment, Catholics here in Davao Region have resorted to organic farming and tree planting as their contribution to this worldwide celebration. With Pope Francis’ declaration of Sept. 1 as World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the Archdiocesan Social Action Center of Davao (ASAC) organized a series of trainings for lay leaders and members to learn about the benefits of organic farming.

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ASAC Coordinator Sr. Ma. Marissa Arado, TDM said ASAC partnered with different agencies, which specialize in organic farming, so they can share their expertise to lay leaders and members who will also pass on their learnings to others. Organic vs. synthetic “Organic farming, compared to synthetic farming does not do harm to the environment and to human beings. Our aim is to make organic farming as a way of life so we don’t rely on food production that will See farming, page A11

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Bless themthat curse you Special Gospel of the day (September3, 2015-Thursday) Matthew 5:38-42-Ye have heard that it hath been said, an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have [thy] cloke also.

And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain. Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away: In our gospel for today, Jesus taught us to give our maximum tolerance to those who hurt us, physically and emotionally because this is the paradigm of a great love. I In Matthew 5:44-but I say unto you, “Love

Teacher enthusiasm By ROSELLER AYING LIBRES Secondary School Teacher I Tabid National High School, District 10 Division of Ozamiz City

SINCE teachers can affect how students perceive the lessons they were imparted on a particular session or day, it has been found that teachers who showed enthusiasm towards the course materials can affect a positive learning experience. For example, if you are teaching history, then you must also be happy knowing about the beautiful adventures that our ancestors have undergone. Students – intelligence as they are – can easily tell whether the teacher knows the subject matter from the

heart or is simply parroting the lessons. On teacher/course evaluations, it was found that teachers who have a positive disposition towards the course content tend to transfer their passion to receptive students. These teachers do not teach by rote but attempt to find new invigoration for the course materials on a daily basis. And that must be a requirement before any college accepts an enrollee for Education. He/ she must have a passion and patience to teach kids.

your enemies,” “bless them that curse you,” “do good to them that hate you,” and “pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.” Take note, your enemy is just possessed by Satan your real enemy. Hate Satan but love the victim human. The Jewish church never taught love that’s why Jesus founded his church to propagate love to everyone. Mother Theresa said; “The true

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a mini-hydroelectric power generator which is now installed at the Bantolinao Falls. Fifty-two (52) households of the sitio have since been provided with electric power 24/7. “Dako ang kabag-uhan ug tabang ang nahatag sa kuryente sa amoa (The electricity brought a huge change and help to us),” Evelyn shares. Because of the power from the mini-hydro, the association has been able to install lighting facilities to the store and the abaca processing area making it possible to operate during gloomy days and during the night. This trace of innovation has emancipated the tribe from the shadow of igno-

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scarcity on this earth is not from foods and material things but love”. Only few people bear this real love to anyone. Do the right thing for the sake of others is the proof of your love within. Giving forgiveness to any violator is a very wonderful antidote to make this person realize about his mistakes. Take note, if you know how to forgive, the benefit is not for the person only you have

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rance through exposure to radio and television. Children can now easily study and make their assignments at night. They have acquired more learnings through the educational shows they have watched on TV. “Mas maganahan nako mag-study kay naa nay suga sa balay (I am more eager to study because we already have light at home),” one of the daughters in Bantolinao shares with a sweet smile on her face. To ensure the sustainability of the power supply, the Bantolinao waterfalls and the power generator are maintained by the community members - both male and female. Furthermore, the association has also ventured into micro-lending, offering loans that have aided both the members and the non-members especially

during emergencies. With their present economic status, they have gained confidence in dealing with people out of their context and even go to different places without fear of intimidation. “Tungod sa tabang sa SLP ug sa among pagpaningkamot makaingon dyud ko na kaya ang kabag-uhan (With SLP’s help and our

hard work, I can say that we can make a change),” Evelyn concludes. The huge success of the association has brought hope, shed light, and caused empowerment to the Manobos in Sitio Bantolinao. ###(MARY CARMELLE C. JUMAWAN/ SLP/Social Marketing Unit/DSWD Field Office Caraga)

NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that the estate of TEOFILO M. SANTOS, JR., who died intestate on June 27, 1988 in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines, consisting of: 1) A parcel of land (Lot 3 of the consolidated-subdivision plan (LRC) Pcs-d 16210, being a portion of the consolidation of Lots 456-D-1 (LRC) Psd-58061 & 461-F-2-A-2 (LRC) Psd-107419, LRC Cad. Record No. 321), situated in the Poblacion, City of Butuan, covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. RT-8255 issued by the Registry of Deeds for the City of Butuan, containing an area of 1,390 square meters, more or less; and 2) His one-half undivided share in the conjugal house and lot located at #16 Apollo III, Moonwalk Village, Las Pinas City, covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-19890, registered in the name of spouses Teofilo M. Santos, Jr. and Milagros P. Santos, containing an area of more or less 180 square meters, is the subject of an EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE made and entered into by deceased Teofilo M. Santos’ sole surviving heirs, namely, Grace P. Santos, Adonis P. Santos, Joyce S. Alba, Mark P. Santos, and Iris S. Aman, all of whom are the same heirs of Milagros P. Santos, per Doc. No. 249; Page No. 51; Book No. XVI; Series of 2015 of the Notarial Registry of Maria Rowena F. Mojica-Rodriguez, Notary Public for Muntinlupa City (until 12/31/2015), PTR No.1727952/05 Jan 2015/Muntinlupa City. MDN: Aug 27, Sept 3 & 10, 2015

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Fostering responsible citizenship through education By ZIETA ANTING TEMPLANZA Secondary School Teacher I Tabid National High School District 10, Division of Ozamiz City

EDUCATION from K-12 up to college or a vocational degree or even stopping at senior high is more than just an entry to the job market. For it has the power to shape a sustainable future and better world. Education policies should promote peace, mutual respect and environment care. That is what is called as owning education at a teacher’s level. It means teaching beyond chemistry or physics. Each lesson that the

student has learned must have an application in his or her adult life. We must think outside of the box as what our mentors constantly say. Gone are the days when schools are simply preparing students to pass exams, proceed to the next level and graduate into the workplace. We now face the much greater challenge of raising global citizens. Promoting respect and responsibility across cultures, countries and regions must be at the center of education.

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the 24th business conference held here. Among the keynote lecturers and speakers in the two day Mindanao business conference are Amb. Alfredo Yao,PCCI president, Rep. Roman Romulo, Dr. Cielito Habito of Ateneo De Manila University, Asec Arturo Bonicato Jr.,Dept. of Tourism, and many other personalities in the corporate and business world. Retired Lt. Gen. Jaime de los Santos, former army commanding general AFP, will also give his lecture to the delegates on the peace and security matters to the delegates and will answers questions from the panel of reactors, Gudmalin added. The two-day business conference will also showcase the best of the city and the provincial governments can offer to the hundreds of delegates. The delegates came from all over Mindanao and from Luzon and Visayas. Expected to deliver the conference closing plenary message is Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas, Gudmalin said. Roxas is the standard bearer of the Aquino administration political party Liberal Party (LP) in next year’s presidential elections is also expected to announce his running mate, a source told Mindanao Daily News. (Joey G. Ybañez)

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alive. All cellphones and cameras of the residents, faculty and staff were seized by the tribal gunmen before pulling out from Km. 16 after the killing. Soldiers of the 36th IB and Army’s Special Forces, who openly stayed in Km.9, are conducting their usual patrols but no other actions are being taken as of this time. “This is a clear indication of collusion between the AFP and the armed Magahat-Bagani Forces.”, Panganiban said. “Despite the obvious presence of the military who are purportedly there for internal security, these killings continue to happen with impunity.” She said the same armed paramilitary group led by Marcos Bocales, who were implicated in the killing of Henry Alameda and Aldren Dumaguit on October 24, 2014, were also identified as the perpetrators of this killing.

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come to an end. I took refuge in a humble economy hotel, the Bonsay River View Inn near the back of the city hall and beside Bislig River. My room was literally facing it where I jumped and swam towards the big fishing boat, tempted to head to the sea but a bangkero (boatman) passed me by and took me below Bislig Bridge and sailed to

the mangrove forest. “You could have reached Naked Island,” Aprodecio “Dodo” Alba Jr., owner of Bonsay, told me. Naked Island is a sandbar near the mouth of the river and close to Hagonoy Island, a dive site destination. For surfing enthusiasts, a surfing spot in Barangay Tabon awaits you. There is no reason why not stay overnights in this growing city of Surigao del Sur, Caraga Region. A baywalk invites you as you mingle with the locals or savor restaurants, from Vietnamese-inspired to the native. Not to miss the White Wall ( Tinuy-an) of course, all guaranteed to lure you back. (Ramon Jorge Sarabosing / MindaNews)

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the cooperative’s two stores and killed the three civilians for still unknown reasons. 402nd Infantry Brigade commander Col. Isidro L. Purisima ordered the 75th Infantry Battalion to pursue the suspects. “We have immediately sent troops to closely coordinate and assist the PNP on the conduct of investigation regarding the burning and killing incident. We shall not let these criminals roam around and threaten the peace-loving people of Surigao del Sur. We will let them face the crimes they’ve committed,” he added. (PNA)

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undetermind origin. Yesterday, the mayor has sought the help of Atty. Oswald Pague of the Bureau of Customs in Region 10 (BOC-10) for the donation of used clothings. Pague assured the mayor that the agency will donate one container van of used clothings it consfiscated in favor of the government. Alvin Enciso, BOC-10 intelligence officer II, said the agency can donate any confiscated item to any government agencies as long as the requirements are met. Nash Guro, BOC-10 assessment division chief, said the BOC has already donated assorted goods to Yolanda victims. In the case of Opol, Pague said the BOC requires the Sangguniang Bayan to pass a resolution requesting for the donation of at least one container van of assorted used clothings. S eno, on one hand, thanked Pague for the positive reply saying most of the victims failed to secure their personal belongings. The mayor also declared the area as “no build zone.” “We will relocate the fire victims to a safer place,” said Seno as he described the area as “calamity prone.” As of press time, the victims were housed at the covered court in Barangay Luyong Bonbon. The local government of Opol and the provincial government of Misamis Oriental have initially distributed food packs to the fire victims.

hiding at the rear part of the van declared holdup in Barangay Katalungan, Datu Odin, Maguindanao. Armed with cal. 45 pistol, the lone gunman tied the victims’ hands with a duct tape then fled. The fuming Maongco warned the suspects that he will not let this pass unacted upon and that heads will roll. Maongco told Sinsuat that he gave the suspects until September 2 to return the remaining amount or they will be charged accordingly. All the three victims could not say how the suspect sneaked in the van. He said the victims, Hanna Malang, 26, Magelco cashier, Basit Benito, 52, security guard and Gerome Romuar, 39, Magelco driver, were on board a Toyota Hi-Lux D4D van heading to Magelco office when the incident happened at 3 p.m. Thursday. The victims had come from various sub-offices of Magelco in Maguindanao where they gathered the collection money. Only three of them in the van and they were unaware of the 4th man in the vehicle. “Malang and Romuar maintained they were really unaware of the 4th man who believed to have hidden under the back seat of the vehicle,” Sinsuat said. Sinsuat did not say how Maongco managed to convince the suspect to return from page A8 the loot. (PNA) our health and our environment,” Arado said “This is also our way of from page A1 doing our role as stewards of unit and the barangay resi- God’s creation since it is also dents retrieved the bodies of our vocation to care for the the victims. environment,” he said, adding Meanwhile, troopers of the that the month of September Cagayan De Oro-based 4th will be their training for Infantry Division, along with organic farming in Wangan, the Philippine National Police a remote barangay in Davao (PNP), are now conducting City. pursuit operations against September also being the lawless band who killed the month of vocation in three unarmed civilians and the Archdiocese of Davao, burned two cooperative stores Davao Archbishop Romulo in Lianga town, Surigao Del G. Valles presided over a Holy Sur Monday early morning. Mass to mark its launching Capt. Joe Patrick Marti- today, Sept. 1, at the San nez, 4th Infantry Division Pedro Cathedral here. public affairs office chief, Meanwhile, Fr. Kim Cossaid based on initial inves- sid, parish priest of Sto. Rotigations, an estimated 20 sario Parish in Malita, Davao bonnet-clad men, burned Occidental said his parish has

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organized a tree-planting activity in response to Laudato Si, Pope Francis’ encyclical. 100 trees Members of the Ministry of Altar Servers and Parish Social Action Ministry also participated in the planting of 100 trees on Aug. 8 in Brgy. Bito in Malita, Davao Occidental. The parish priest said though Malita is surrounded by forests, development and an increasing number of inhabitants have increased logging activities in the city. “Planting of trees is the best way that we can help in mitigating the effects of climate change and avoid disasters caused by flooding and landslides,” explained Cossid during an interview with CBCP News. “This is our only home. If we don’t care for Mother, what are we going to leave for the next generation? Pope Francis has been active in showing his care for our environment. We should follow what he says,” Cossid ended. (John Frances C. Fuentes / CBCP News)

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Fire investigators are still determining the cause of the fire and have placed an estimated damaged of about Php 1 million. No one was reported injured in the fire. Emano, who personally went to the fire scene, also instructed the Provincial Health Office (PHO) and the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) to attend to the medical needs of the fire victims. At least, 97 fire victims have been evacuated to the Luyong Bonbon Elementary School (LBES) while the rest of the victims have been adopted by friends and relatives in the neighboring villages, town Mayor Maximo Seno said. Seno said that the municipal town of Opol would declare the area as “no build zone” while seeking an assistance from the national government to provide a suitable relocation site for the fire victims. “The coastal village of Luyong Bonbon has been declared a danger zone because of its susceptibility to natural disaster, especially during storms and typhoons,” Seno said. Emano said that the provincial government would support moves to relocate the fire victims, but not at the expense of their livelihood as fisher folks.

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Duterte also told his audience that the only way for the Philippines to attain development and progress is to create more infrastructure. “If you dream of a better Philippines, you shape up. You have to work on the infrastructure. Because if there is none, if you do not offer the safest, cheapest and the fastest to do it, the Philippines will not progress,” the maverick mayor said.

North Cotabato wants cloud seeding done ahead of El Niño By Ferdinandh B. Cabrera of MindaNews

KIDAPAWAN City--The North Cotabato provincial government has recommended the conduct of cloud seeding operations ahead of the El Nino phenomenon or dry spell which is expected to start this month. The measure aims to cushion the impact of the dry spell and maintain agriculture productivity of local corn and palay farmers, Gov. Emmylou Mendoza said in her speech during Tuesday’s culminating program of the province’s 101st foundation anniversary highlighted by Kalivungan Festival. Mendoza said she will meet with agriculture and disaster management officials of the province to tackle preparations for the coming drought which experts say could be worse than the 1997-1998 El Nino. She said the water levels

in creeks and rivers have decreased that’s why she wanted cloud seeding to start this month. The provincial government has already started food security projects early this year in Makilala, Arakan and Aleosan towns. The projects have a budget of P62 million and include the construction of farm-to-market roads, multi-purpose solar drying facilities and feed mills. In 2014, North Cotabato was adjudged the top producer of rice in Region 12 with a production of 518,000 metric tons and second top corn producer with an output of 592,171 MT. North Cotabato has been known as the fruit basket of the Philippines. It also produces high value crops like banana, rubber, oil palm in addition to corn and palay, its major crops. (Ferdinandh B. Cabrera/MindaNews)

Family of OFW on death row going to Dubai GENERAL Santos City-The family of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from this city who is facing death penalty in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after being convicted last May of killing her employer will finally meet with her in the next few days. Rahima Dalquez, mother of convicted OFW Jennifer, said Tuesday they are set to leave for the UAE anytime this week to visit her daughter at the Al Ain jail and help in the ongoing appeals for her case. Rahima will be joined by her husband Abdulhamid and another family member in the trip, which is being facilitated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). “We’re happy that Allah is giving us this chance to see her and we’re very thankful to the government for making this happen,” she said in the vernacular in an interview over TV Patrol Socsksargen. Jennifer Dalquez, 28, who hails from Barangay Labangal here, was sentenced to death by a court in Al Ain, UAE last May 20 for stabbing her employer to death on Dec. 7, 2014. During trial, she said the act was in self-defense after her Emirati employer had tried to rape her. Ebrahim Zailon, acting head of the DFA regional

consular office here, said the agency had assigned a lawyer to handle Dalquez’ case, especially her appeal. A hearing for her appeal was set on Sept. 3 in Al Ain, UAE. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz visited Dalquez in jail last June 18 and expressed “high hopes” that the appeal would be successful. The Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration had provided assistance to Dalquez’ family, especially her two children. Jennifer’s father Abdulhamid believes her daughter’s conviction would be overturned as she only acted in self-defense. “She’s innocent so we’re very hopeful with her appeal,” he said. Rahima, on the other hand, advised relatives of other OFWs who are facing various sentences overseas “not to lose hope.” “We’re also hoping that we will be joined by Jennifer when we return home,” she added. (MindaNews) NOTICE

The Notice of Hearing of Applicant VICTORIANO ALOBA, JR. With the Case No. 2014-10-1419 Issuance of CPC and CDOC to any point in Mindanao Instead of 4units as publish the exact units is three(3)units.

Notice is hereby given that a PARCEL OF LAND identified as LOT NO.5684 under the TAX DECLARATION NO.04001319854 with an area of 5,788 square meters in the name of late PASTOR BABIA (who died without will and testament) located at TAGDO MAMBAJAO CAMIGUIN is the subject of EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH ABSOLUTE SALE sold in favor of RICHELLE A. TONKS, executed by LORNA B. GULTIANO (heir/vendor) under the NOTARIAL REGISTRY OF ATTY. VITO M. CARILLO per DOC. No. 201; PAGE NO.42; BOOK NO.86; SERIES OF 2015.

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Cagayan de Oro’s Higalaay Pyro Festival:

Painting the Sky with Colorful Lights Article by Clement Dampal II (www.bestspotsph.com) Photo contributors Jashen Travilla of CINEMAGIX, Argie YaÑez, Alex Orbegoso of AYO FOTO

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he annual Pyro Festival celebration presented by SM City Cagayan de Oro in partnership with the City of Cagayan de Oro and supported by the Department of Tourism Region 10 once again painted the sky with colorful canvas of dancing lights last August 28, 2015 (Friday- The official scheduled festival of the city) at Pueblo de Oro Grounds. On a recent post coming from the said mall, more than 200,000 people gathered the fireworks display, witnessing the literal explosive atmosphere of dancing lights blending it with chosen music and created an amusement of the cheering crowds. A total of 7 contenders of different groups joined the Pyro Festival competition showcasing and competing their best compositions of light display and music. Moreover, the event started at 7pm as pre-program and officially blasted around 9pm complying with the airspace clearance given by the CAAP. The team from Cagayan de Oro (the 7th fireworks display contestant) bagged the First Place followed by the team from Manila (5th fireworks display contestant)

and the team from Iligan City (1st fireworks display contestant). The Pyro Festival event has been a favorite of Kagay-anons and tourists and became part of the Festival’s tradition. On the other part of the City, last August 27, 2015 (Thursday), the Centrio Mall Ayala in partnership with the City of Cagayan de Oro joined the fireworks tradition promoting and celebrating the Higalaay Festival through pyro presentations held at Duaw Park, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro. The event presented by the said mall amazed everyone with a thrilling and visual representation and experience of the celebration of light. Both malls presented a one of a kind experience to the whole spectators. It created an enormous impact of entertainment to the whole crowd of family, buddies, friends, and the likes, given us a feeling of thrill and excitement. Both Pyro Festivals painted an aweinspiring creation of wonder to the entire community and generated a truly unique Festival celebrating the Feast of St Augustine of Hippo. The number of the crowd joining the fireworks display with enormous excitement and high energy noise proves the event is a real success.

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Barangay 35 chair Modesto Ligtas poses with recently crowned Miss Barangay 35 Althea Neis. provided photo

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