Home | News

News

‘Cocpo doesn’t have enough guns’

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Acting-City Police Director Senior Supt. Robert Roy Bahian disclosed that the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) does not have enough long and high-powered firearms they can use during its police operations. Bahian said there are no available long firearms that were set as standby ...

Read More »

Suspected NPA rebels harass sitios in Balingasag

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent A BAND of suspected New People’s Army rebels allegedly harassed residents in Barangay Kawali, Quezon and Sitio Lantad, Balingasag town in Misamis Oriental at around 3 am, Monday, a military officer said. The Army’s 58th Infantry Battalion commander Lt. Col. Francis Carandang said residents in the ...

Read More »

Gov’t troops kill female NPA in armed encounter

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur — A female New People’s Army died and her AK47 was recovered at around 3:45 pm Saturday after an encounter between the government troopers of 29th Infantry Battalion and the NPA rebels at the vicinity of Barangay Hinimbangan, Kitcharao, here. The identity of the dead NPA ...

Read More »

Calizo wants tanods, cops to include bridges in patrols

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The City Council’s Committee on Police, Fire, and Public Safety expressede alarm over the stabbing incident and death of Cherrymae Dayo, who was from San Juan, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental. Committee chairman Ruben Calizo said he would conduct an ocular inspection along with his committee members, City ...

Read More »

Oplan Tokhang reloaded

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent THE NATIONAL Police has started the second round of the national police’s Operation Tokhang across the country yesterday. Here, Camp Alagar commander Chief Supt. Agripino Cruz has issued a directive on the relaunching of Oplan Tokhang to all provincial and city police directors in northern Mindanao. ...

Read More »

City council body tasks RTA to conduct study on taxi cabs

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The Committee on Public Utilities has tasked the newly-created department Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) to conduct a study on allowing the increase the number of taxi units as requested by an association of drivers and taxi operators. Committee chairman Teodulfo Lao, Jr. said there should ...

Read More »

Reds show proof of life online

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front-New People’s Army (CPP-NDF-NPA) has released a video as proof of life of PO2 Gerome Anthony Natividad, who was taken captive in Talakag, Bukidnon on Feb. 9 as part of their effort for the release of their captive. The ...

Read More »

IBP elects new set of officers

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Misamis Oriental-Cagayan de Oro Chapter elected its new set of officers over the weekend. The newly elected officers will serve a term of two years starting on April 1. Incoming president Eddie Cuaresma will replace outgoing president Rey Raagas. ...

Read More »

‘Tap media for road courtesy info drive’

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent City Councilor Edna Dahino has asked officials of the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) to tap broadcast media and print for its back-to-basics information campaign on road discipline and courtesy. “I appreciate the collaborative effort of RTA officials and other sectors in the traffic industry. But ...

Read More »