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Military suspects evacuees are being funded

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE military yesterday urged evacuees from Lagonglong town who have camped out at the capitol grounds to return to their village even as it expressed suspicion that there were groups behind the evacuation in an effort to discredit the government. Officials assured the evacuees that ...

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Water woes hit parts of Oro anew

The Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) has announced an emergency repair and maintenance of one of its production well (No. 11) located at Bantilles, Bugo. As a result there would be little or no water at all beginning today until Thursday June 7 affecting the following areas: Bugo, Puerto, ...

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223,000 kids flock to Oro, Misor schools

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . NEARLY 223 thousand children and teenagers trooped to various public schools across Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental as classes opened yesterday. The education department counted 133,325 people enrolled in kindergarten, elementary, junior high and senior high in public schools in the city. Excluding those ...

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ALU seeks P162-hike in daily wages

By LITO RULONA and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents . THE prices of food and basic commodities are really beginning to hurt and this early, the Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) is contemplating on asking the government to increase the minimum salary in northern Mindanao, less than a ...

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Oro official to DPWH: Speed up drain works

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE head of city hall’s disaster risk reduction management office called on the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to speed up the ongoing construction of the drainage system along the highway in Kauswagan even as he blamed last week’s floodings there on the ...

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