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Lito Rulona

Lito Rulona is a veteran newspaperman and broadcaster who covered many of the biggest stories in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental and Northern Mindanao since the early 90s.

Nacaya: Investigate sports center mess

By LITO RULONA Correspondent /   COUNCILOR Ian Mark Nacaya on Monday sought an investigation into allegations of irregularities in the finances of the government-owned Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Complex and on the appointment of ex-councilor President Elipe as general manager of the group operating the facility. Nacaya cited a ...

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City hall to hold drug testing within the week

By LITO RULONA Correspondent / The joint committee on Police, Fire, and Public Safety; Health and Sanitation and Finance has chosen the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Cadac) to hold a surprise mandatory drug testing of all city hall elected and appointed officials, rank ...

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Uber, Grab disallowed in northern Mindanao

By LITO RULONA Correspondent / NORTHERN Mindanao Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-10) regional director Allan Guro has announced that he will not allow any ride-sharing companies like Uber and Grab to operate in northern Mindanao. Guro said he will not allow any transport vehicle network service because it ...

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Dads to crackdown on illegal swertres outlets

By LITO RULONA Correspondent / Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy has ordered the city council as committee as a whole to review and assess operations of Small Town Lottery outlets operating in the city, including those that are allegedly accredited by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Uy issued this ...

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Ailing 3-year old child evacuee dies

By LITO RULONA Correspondent / AN ailing three-year old child died at an evacuation camp at the capitol grounds of Malaybalay, Bukidnon, on Tuesday. Anabel Tuyor, chairperson of the Lumad organization Pigyayungaan, identified the child as Angeline Popwan who died after she was released from a hospital where she was ...

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Most govt offices in Oro break Accessibility Law

By LITO RULONA Correspondent / ONLY one of the 15 public offices inspected by government engineers in the city were complaint with the Accessibility Law, a report by the 1st District Engineering Office showed. District engineer Yolanda Egam, in an official report, 10 of the inspected public buildings were partially ...

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Nadya calls for drug tests after arrest of RTA enforcer

By LITO RULONA Correspondent COUNCILOR Nadya Elipe on Monday called on the Moreno administration to implement mandatory drugs tests at city hall. Ms. Elipe made the call following the arrest of a Roads and Traffic Administration member during an entrapment operation carried out by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in ...

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Starex airs support for phaseout of old vehicles

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE Solidarity of Transport Alliance in Northern Mindanao- Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide has thrown its support for the government’s public utility vehicle modernization program. Starex-Piston president Bernardo Jamaca announced this over the weekend as he signed a memorandum of understanding with Star ...

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Councilors to look into plaints about uptown condo

By LITO RULONA Correspondent VICE Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy on Wednesday tasked the city council’s subdivision and landed estate committee to look into Councilor Ian Mark Nacaya’s claims that some condominium unit owners in uptown Cagayan de Oro have started to complain about the quality of their dwelling units. The ...

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Pelaez speaks out vs Ched’s closure order

By LITO RULONA Correspondent Misamis Oriental Vice Govenor Jose Mari Pelaez has manifested before the lower house’s committee on higher and technical education that Bukidnon State Unversity – External Studies Centers (BSU-ESC) graduates has surpassed higher than the national education standard. Pelaez said his manifestation has gained support not only ...

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