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Starex launches silent protest vs ‘phase out’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE Solidarity of Transport Alliance in Northern Mindanao-Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide has launched a silent protest in opposition to Land Transportation Office’s “Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok” program. Ringo Lago, Starex-Piston’s leader in Northern Mindanao, said the silent protest yesterday is their way ...

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Search for missing woman continues

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Ric Palahang Correspondent Iligan City — Authorities have launched a search and rescue operation for  an elderly woman who has been missing since Friday after crossing a rampaging river here. As of press time, the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, under ...

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Usaid donates TV sets to MSU-Marawi

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent The United States Agency for International Development in collaboration of Lanao del Sur non-government organizations donated nine 48-inch TV sets to Mindanao State University-Main Campus in Marawi recently. Amenoding Cali of Kalimudan sa Ranao Foundation, Inc, told reporters that their organization together with two ...

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10 dead, 15 injured in Caraga

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur — The Office of Civil Defense and the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council has released a consolidated data on the aftermath of Tropical Storm Basyang. According to the consolidated situational report prepared by the OCD and RDRRMC, the total number ...

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Man jumps from bridge, survives

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — A young man jumped from the bridge and into the swirling waters and came out alive, and unscathed. The young man was later identified as Dale “Batong” Dimitiman, 23, single and resident of Purok Sunflower, Ditucalan barangay, this city. According ...

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Duterte meets with local execs on drive vs drugs

By Shiela Mae Butlig Correspondent President Rodrigo Duterte has called upon anew the cooperation of the local chief executives here in his war against corruption, illegal drugs, and terrorism in their respective province and municipalities. Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano said Duterte summoned all the mayors and governors from ...

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Mayor Moreno leads Clenro’s 18th anniversary with tree-planting

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent CAGAYAN de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno led the tree-planting activity in commemoration of the 18th anniversary of the City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office. Bannering the theme: “18 years of loving and nurturing as steward of God’s creation,” newly appointed Clenro Chief Engr. Armen ...

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Sulu stakeholders back passage of BBL into law

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief JOLO, Sulu — Members of civil society groups here are pushing for the enactment of the Bangsamoro Basic Law into law, saying this will answer their long-drawn aspirations for peace in Mindanao. “We are pushing for the passage of the BBL because ...

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