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Iligan eyes suspending curfew during its fiesta

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan City — The city is considering to suspend the curfew ordinance, at least during the fiesta season. City Councilor Ian Uy, chair of the Sangguniang Panlungsod’s committee on peace and order said they are in the process of making consultations with ...

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Wife of ex-police cries foul over raiding team’s methods

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — The wife of retired police SPO4 Ruben Vilbar questioned the way the anti-narcotics operatives conducted a raid in their house at Lugait, Misamis Oriental as reflected in a blotter she filed before SPO2 Renato Fernandez of the police station in ...

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Dureza: BOL to benefit everyone

  By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . MAGPET, Cotabato — Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza said the recently-passed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will benefit not just certain groups but all those who desire peace and development in Mindanao. “This (BOL) is not only for the Moro National ...

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Siao scholars receive school supplies from San Miguel Corp

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — Over two thousand beneficiaries of the Builders for the Future – Hope Scholarship Program of the Office of the Lone Congressional District of Iligan got School Bags and assorted school supplies during a series of distribution activities this August 1 ...

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180 families benefit from housing project in Saguiran

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief .  Marawi City — A total of 180 families who were left homeless by the five-month battle between government soldiers and local terrorists will benefit from the housing project put up by the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm). Armm Governor Mujiv ...

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Capitol conducts clean-up to ward off dengue

By Shiela Mae Butlig Correspondent . misamis Oriental has conducted its year-round clean-up drive to avoid infestation of dengue mosquitoes. This will be every first Friday of the month according to a statement sent by Provincial Administrator Jocelyn Mateo Lood. The clean-up drive will be done in the entire vicinity ...

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Iligan doctor takes up mayor’s dare of libel

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan City — “Bring it on, mayor.” Thus said Dr. Charles Marquez over the weekend in response Mayor Celso Regencia’s dare that he is suing Marquez for libel. This is in the wake of reports that he has accused the mayor of ...

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Oro to start banning plastic bags next year

cagayan de Oro City will start to impose a ban on plastic bags starting Jan. 1, next year as a way of implementing City Ordinance 13378-2018 that the city council has approved this year. City Local Environment and Natural Resource Office (Clenro) chief Engr. Armen Cuenca said this means that ...

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Tesda allots P4 million for training in Iligan

By Francisco E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — Four million pesos has been earmarked for training of Iliganons under the Special Training for Employment Program (Step), this year, announced the Tesda Lanao del Norte Provincial Director recently. In an induction ceremony, at the Bag-ong Silang Gym here, Director ...

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