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Review of plan to arm tanods sought

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . A COUNCILOR has called on President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider what he said was a plan to arm members of the ronda tanod of barangays. Councilor Romeo Calizo said Duterte’s recent pronouncements about giving barangay-based peacekeepers the power to carry firearms should be thoroughly studied. ...

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Armm villages symbol of Moro good governance

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Cotabato City — “When I learned the intention of this day’s event, there are only two things I would like to emphasize, the legacy and good governance of the Bangsamoro,” said Marian Pastor Roces, an independent curator, writer and researcher in ...

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Sikad driver stabbed to death

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . A TRISIKAD driver was discovered dead and sprawling in his own blood in Barangay 36, corner of JR Borja Ext and back of the bodega of Gaisano at about 2:15 am, yesterday dawn. Police investigator SPO2 Marvin Bolaño identified the victims as Philip Homorito, 50, ...

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Iligan police enjoin residents to be alert

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan City — The Philippine National Police here has enjoined residents to be on alert and report any suspicious characters seen going about in the city. Police City Director, Senior Supt. Leony Roy Ga said this is “very necessary” in the wake ...

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200 marine-trainees take oath at Capitol

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . SOME 200 trainees for the Philippine Marine Corps took their oath during the flag raising ceremony at the Misamis Oriental Capitol grounds, this city, yesterday. Capt. Jieve Ajijul, officer-in-charge of the Marine Corps Mobile Recruitment Team, said the candidate marines will undergo a six-month boot ...

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Oca offers alliance to barangay chairpersons

City Mayor Oscar Moreno is calling on barangay officials for unity. “Mas sayon ug ga-an ang paghatud serbisyo sa katawhan  kon kitang tanang magka hiusa, sa walay kolor sa politika,” Moreno said during the mass oath taking ceremony last Friday. He cited his bad experience with former Barangay Puntod chair ...

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DILG Misor: Incomplete SK councils cannot access funds

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . The Department of Interior and Local Government – Misamis Oriental is enjoining all Sangguniang Kabataan officials to conduct their own barangay “Katipunan ng Kabataan Assembly” to fill-in positions that have been declared vacant. DILG Provincial Director Edward Bagwani said they are now awaiting guidelines coming ...

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