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MY MATERNAL grandfather used to give me the fun page of the daily newspaper. I loved connecting the dots and checking the pattern… a flower, a bunny, a house and other configurations that are most interesting to a child. In investigative work, the same is applied: Connect the dots and check the pattern. Now, as a columnist, I analyze events or situations by what I perceived as a child was most i…
05.28 / 19:51
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ONE of Asia’s most advanced and world-class dental centers for dental implants, cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry procedures has just recently opened here in Cebu. Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center (Gaoc) has opened its doors to the public in SM Seaside City Cebu making perfect and beautiful teeth for Cebuanos within reach. But behind all the sliding doors, the advanced technological innovation and dentists trained abroad, is a great man with an even greater s…
05.28 / 19:51
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FOR an exclusive lifestyle experience, Landers Superstore Cebu had its VIP Preview just a couple of days before its actual opening to the general public. Its first branch outside of Metro Manila, the Cebu branch is located at 23 Minore Park, Cardinal Rosales Ave. corner Pope John Paul II Ave. Cebu City, making it a truly much awaited addition to the huge selection of shopping destinations in the…
05.28 / 19:20
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A 15-YEAR-OLD girl had been praying that the sexual abuse that her own mother made her go through for five years will stop. Police raided their house and rescued her last Saturday in Barangay Opao, Mandaue City where they arrested her mother for online sexual exploitation of children…
05.28 / 19:20
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NO AFFECTED residents from conflict-ridden Marawi City have come to Cebu to flee from the fighting there, said an official of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF). Malo Manonggiring, NCMF 7 director, told SunStar Cebu that they are still awaiting word from the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte on a possible exodus of Marawi residents to Cebu. Manonggiring, however, assured that they can provide assistance to individuals and families from Marawi who plan to relocate to…
05.28 / 19:20
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THE 15-year-old girl who was rescued by authorities after her mother allegedly tried to peddle her for online sex in Mandaue City is now under the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 7. Brenda Abilo, a social worker assigned at the DSWD 7’s Crisis Intervention Unit (CIU), told SunStar Cebu that Maria (not her real name) is undergoing psychosocial p…
05.28 / 19:20
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POLICE are eyeing more persons of interest behind the death of an accountant last Saturday afternoon after she was robbed of her colleagues’ salaries near a church in the South Road Properties. Senior Insp. Eduard Sanchez of the Mambaling Police Station said that they are gathering more information to identify the gunman and driver of his getaway motorcycle. “We will also consider anyone in the construction firm, staff or construction workers who were absent when the crime happened,” he …
05.28 / 19:20
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Summer is about to end, it’s time to pack your bags and say goodbye to summer. Whether you are a Herschel person or a Jansport guy or even a The North Face type, your choice of bags speaks to your needs and style. If you haven’t found the best bag for this school year, we’ve got here the best school bags of different types and brands. See which one perfectly works for you. Remember, your bag isn’t just about carrying all your stuff to school, it is a fashion statement as well. Make sure you…
05.28 / 19:05
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IN A matter of one week, Uniqlo is opening two branches in Davao City. The widely-popular Japanese brand opens its first store in Mindanao at SM Lanang Premier (ground floor) on May 26. Meanwhile, the second branch in the island-region will be open at SM City Davao Annex on June 2. Prior to offering their spring/summer 2017 collection to the public, the media and several VIPs in the city got the first dibs on the comfy…
05.28 / 18:49
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THE Holy Cross Davao College (HCDC) Crusaders came from behind to beat the Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings, 92-86, via overtime in the semifinals of the 80th Araw ng Dabaw Sports Festival Inter-Collegiate Basketball Tournament held Saturday evening at the Almendras Gym Davao Recreation Center. Jhayston Oquias provided the much-needed firepower for HCDC, sinking12 points at the stretch on top of six baskets in the extension period for his total 26…
05.28 / 18:49
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WITH interest in agriculture declining among millennials, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) plans to establish a Southeast Asian agri-museum and learning center in Los Baños, Laguna. The interactive, “Mind Museum-inspired” museum will be the first of its kind in Southeast Asia…
05.28 / 18:49
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DYSON Ltd., a British company that designs and produces vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans, and hair dryers, was launched in Davao City for the first time last Friday, May 26 at Chimes Boutiques, Sales Street. A company originally founded to make cleaning with vacuum cleaners a lot easier and more convenient, Dyson is already spread in 65 countries all over the world, starting from a one-man idea to a huge company employing around a thousand engineers now. In the Philippines, Dyson products…
05.28 / 18:49
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THE death toll of civilians is growing. As of Sunday, May 28, it was reported that 16 bodies of civilians have been found, raising the overall death toll to 92. The dead civilians included a group of four men, three women and a child who were found near a road close to the Mindanao State University in Marawi, and eight other men found gunned down and thrown in a shallow ravine about 6 a.m., Sunday, in Marawi's Emi village. A paper sign attached to one of the eight men indicated the victims…
05.28 / 18:49
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Cafe Marco combines an exciting feast of delectable buffet favorites with fun activities to bring you the Sunday Brunch+ that’s more than the usual dining experience. Sample the roast beef at the carving station, smoked meats like the barbecued brisket or pulled pork, and wood fire oven roasted chicken. Add color to your plate with dishes from the Asian station featuring different kinds of stir fry, dimsum, and Mongolian barbecue bowls. Specialty items There’s seafood on ice, king prawns, m…
05.28 / 18:35
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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Stakeholders on weekend raised howlers over a “problem” spotted over the ongoing widening of the Balimbing Bridge along Jose Abad Santos Avenue (Jasa). The concerned observers, led by volunteer flood czar Engineer Marni Castro, said that a platform was constructed by the contractor of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) right in the middle of Balimbing Creek near the bridge, which is now hampering the flow of water as trash and garbage from the ups…
05.28 / 18:17
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SAN SIMON -- With the forthcoming opening of classes, more than a thousand public school students from two villages here received school bags and school supplies from Real Steel Corporation over the weekend. The activity is part of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) program of the smelting plant which aims to reach out to their neighbor communities. Through the program dubbed as "Balik Eskwela," 650 students of Sta. Monica Elementary School and 393 students of San Isidro…
05.28 / 18:17
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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – A young lady from Barangay Maimpis, Vanessa Yvonne Sicat, and Barangay San Agustin’s bet Paolo Santiago were crowned as 2017 Mutya at Lakan ning San Fernando respectively during the tilt's coronation night held at SM City Pampanga Event Center over the weekend. The 18-year-old Sicat, who also bagged the Best in Casual Wear, Miss Ever Bilena and Miss Hayday awards, outshined 11 other aspiring lady candidates in the beauty pag…
05.28 / 18:17
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WITH all the good tidings that come our way through the President's visits and foreign forays, we expect full development of our country to its full potentials. But, and this is a big but, all of these good vibes are negated by internal strifes caused by disgruntled and disoriented groups, rebels, foremost of…
05.28 / 18:17
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MABALACAT CITY -- Drivers in Angeles City who joined the new transportation program GrabTrike have observed an increase of P2,000 to P2,500 in their monthly income. Councilor Amos Rivera said that majority of the 300 GrabTrike drivers revealed the increase of their income after joining the program. The city’s Grab Trike which was conceptualized by Rivera, Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan and Grab Pampanga officials, was implemented to protect the riding public from fare overpricing, colorum t…
05.28 / 18:17
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THE Baguio City Building and Architecture Office (CBAO) is preparing for demolition of the illegal structures at the Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (Bibak) lot along Harrison Road by June 30. Engineer Nazita Bañez said the demolition will push through if occupants fail to dismantle their structures in the area by July …
05.28 / 17:40
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