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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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Magsaysay mayor yields assorted loose guns

By Francisco E. DOsdos, Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — Mayor Azisah Omar of the hinterland town of Magsaysay in Lanao del Norte, turned over to Lt. Col. Ronel Manalo, commanding officer of the 5th Mechanized Infantry Battalion 30 assorted high and low caliber firearms during a ceremony at a ...

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Bangsamoro celebrates passage of BOL

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . COTABATO City — More than 700 people flocked to the Shariff Kabunsuan Complex here to celebrate and express their support for the newly-passed Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Leading the ceremonial presentation of the historic law ...

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Normalization for Bangsamoro areas under way: MILF

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . COTABATO City — The implementing panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) met with members of the different peace mechanisms as part of the preparation for the normalization track – a key process in the implementation ...

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Lawyer questions ‘excessive’ budget of Iligan council

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief, and Nene Lachica Correspondent . Iligan City — A lawyer here has questioned yesterday the seemingly “excessive” budget of the Sangguniang Panlungsod especially on an item under “Committee Services.” The total budget for 2018 of the Sangguniang Panlungsod is P70 million, and out ...

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