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Ched names new USTP officer-in-charge

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent COMMISSION on Higher Education Commissioner Patricia Licuanan has appointed Dr. Rosalito Quirino as the officer-in-charge of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines. Quirino, who is the chancellor of USTP-Claveria in Misamis Oriental (formerly known as Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology), ...

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Davao cops to undergo vetting, reorientation

DAVAO City — The Davao City Police Office said it will undergo reorientation and police officers evaluation to ensure its personnel are ready to provide active support in the war on drugs. City Police Spokesperson Chief Insp. Andrea Dela Cerna said police officers should go through intensive screening. “We will ...

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Davao city is dead end for transit of firecrackers

DAVAO City — Passing through Davao City would mean a dead end for transporters of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said with the city’s existing ordinance on firecrackers, there shall be no transport or passage of any firecracker and pyrotechnic devices in Davao City. The ...

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A year into the Duterte government

The first Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Report (IPHR), “Peoples’ Rights in Peripherals,”assessed the situation of the Lumad rights in the last eighteen months of the Aquino III administration using the framework of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This year, the report trains its lens on ...

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Bangsamoro women leaders beef up justice agenda

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), various government agencies, civil society, academe, international development organizations, and Bangsamoro women leaders continue proactive approaches to the development of the women empowerment and gender sensitive policies. During a two-day conference to promote gender-sensitive transitional justice ...

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Dads okay city welfare dept’s P216-m budget

THE 18th City Council as the Committee of the Whole headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy approved in principle the proposed budget of City Social Welfare and Development Department (CSWD) amounting to P216.1 million for year 2018. During the third day of the budget deliberation presided over by ...

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RTA gets P102-m budget next year

CONVENING as the Committee of the Whole, the 18th City Council during its budget hearing of the Cagayan de Oro Executive Budget (General Fund and Special Account-Economic Enterprises/Utilities) for Calendar Year 2018 presided over by Councilor Teodulfo E. Lao, Jr., approved in principle the proposed budget of the Roads and ...

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