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270 families flee as soldiers, commies clash

By JOEY P. NACALABAN and FRANCISCO DOSDOS Correspondents .  SOME 270 families fled their homes in a hinterland barangay of Iligan City after government forces figured in a series of clashes against the New People’s Army guerrillas on Tuesday. Jose Pantoja, Iligan City information officer, said the skirmish started at ...

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City dads hail young athlete for winning Golden Boot Award

THE City Council on its regular session this week adopted a resolution congratulating and commending Carlo Dorin of Cagayan de Oro City for winning the Golden Boot during the Singapore Cup (Singa Cup): Asia’s Premier International Youth Football Tournament held in Singapore last December 2018 thus bringing honor and pride ...

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Council approves pact with health dept

THROUGH an ordinance, the City Council authorized City Mayor Oscar Moreno to enter into and sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Health. The memorandum covers the implementation of the Health Facility Enhancement Program 2018 (HFEP 2018). The approved budget for the program amounting to P198 million will ...

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Sexagenarian drowns in Gusa

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent .  A senior citizen has drowned while swimming in Macajalar Bay near Phase II Villa Ernesto Subdivision, Barangay Gusa, this city, at 10 am, yesterday. SPO3 Ronie Donasco, Agora police investigator, identified the victim as Benedicto Roda, 64, a native of Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental but presently ...

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Oro motorela modernization up for review

COUNCILOR Teodulfo Lao, chair of the City Council committee on public utilities, said there is a need for a thorough study of the proposal of the Prima Electric Vehicle Company for the operation of e-relas in the city. It may be recalled that the committee referred the proposal to the ...

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Public works body to look into road, drainage gaps

THE City Council committee on public works chaired by Councilor Zaldy Ocon conducted a meeting yesterday to tackle the request of Barangay Taglimao to the city mayor through the city engineer’s office to repair the road at Sitio Extension, Barangay Taglimao and for financial assistance of Barangay Bugo for its ...

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City hospital’s ICU to be operational by March

THE Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the city-run J.R. Borja General Hospital will be functional by the first week of March this year. This was manifested by Amelia Milvar, finance officer of JRBGH, in response to the query of Councilor Reuben Daba during the meeting of the City Council committee ...

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Dads continue to act on water needs of Oro

THE 18th City Council headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy, through the committee on public utilities chaired by Councilor Teodulfo Lao, Jr. continues to act on the water needs of the city’s constituents. During the meeting last Friday, the committee  discussed the request of the Coconut Drive, Zone 6  ...

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