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P8.7-m road projects in Oro soon

THE implementation of city road projects amounting to P8.7 million is in the offing. The City Council has approved an ordinance authorizing Mayor Oscar Moreno to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Department of the Interior and Local Government for ...

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Acenas inspects Gusa, Canitoan subdivisions

COUNCILOR Dometilo Acenas Jr., chair of the City Council committee on subdivision and landed estate, led the ocular inspection yesterday in Calaanan, Barangay Canitoan. This is in response to the request of P.N. Roa Realty Corporation for the cancellation of the approved Alteration of Plan of P.N. Roa Valley Subdivision ...

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Isis posts 34 times a day on social media: PIA exec

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia Correspondent Iligan City — Isis posts in social media 34 times a day, declared Harold E. Clavite, Director-General of the Philippine Information Agency, to reporters here over the weekend. “Palupig ba ta ani,” Clavite rhetorically asked speaking as keynote speaker ...

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Bukambibig poetry folio of spoken word calls for new entries

Bukambibig Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines, a multilingual, free-access, and digital folio of performance poetry, is now open for contributions to its second volume’s first issue which is a special issue on the Moros and the Indigenous Peoples (IPs). The folio is looking for performance poems or spoken word ...

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Normin writers receive national fellowships

Two members of the Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (Nagmac)—senior fellow Arnie Q Mejia and junior fellow Charmaine Carrillo—brought honor to Northern Mindanao with respective national literary fellowships and awards. Mejia’s creative nonfiction collection, ‘Writing Naked: A Memoir,’ published by UST Publishing House in 2016, has been named as ...

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Maute wife does not know who brought her to Iligan

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — The wife of slain Maute leader Omarkhayam Maute claimed she did not know who brought her to this city. This was according to the city police chief, Senior Supt. Leony Roy Ga after they arrested Minhati Madrais, 36, Sunday morning ...

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New building to replace gutted Digos city market

By Eldie S. Aguirre Digos City Bureau Chief DIGOS City — More than a hundred market vendors displaced by a fire last year will soon be back to their respective stalls after the city government secured the money to construct a new one. Mayor Joseph Peñas has confirmed that the ...

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Davao bomb squad members cited for Marawi deployment

DAVAO City — Eight members of the bomb squad from the Police Regional Office 11 (PRO 11) received recognition after more than a month of duty in Marawi City. The following officers received the “Medalya ng Kagalingan” during the flag ceremony at Camp Quintin Merecido yesterday SPO3 Yolindo Ypon SPO3 ...

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Do not allow assets to carry guns

By Eldie S. Aguirre Digos City Bureau Chief DIGOS City — The mayor of this city has issued a stern warning to law enforcement agencies operating within his area of responsibility to refrain from allowing its assets to carry firearms. “That is foolishness in the highest order. Why allow those ...

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