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Dahino questions CM Recto footbridge’s safety

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent A CITY councilor wants the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH 10) to respond to complaints of the lack of necessary railings and underestimated volume of pedestrians crossing on the footbridge which links two malls along Claro M. Recto Avenue, here. City Councilor Edna Dahino ...

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Construction of railway system to start before year end

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa) is targeting before the year end to start the construction of the Mindanao Railway System –– one the most priority infrastructure projects under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte this year. MinDa chairman Abul Khayr Alonto said they will not wait for another year to ...

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Dads mull regulating online gaming

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent At least four city council committees are combining their efforts to jointly look into the rampant online game operations in the city after the Women’s and Children Protection Desk (WCPD) of the Cagayan de Oro Police Office (Cocpo) conducted a rescue operation recently. City Councilor Reuben ...

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2 public grade schools suspend classes for a week

TWO public elementary schools here have declared suspension of classes for a week after both schools incurred heavy damages recently. Both elementary schools suffered major damages after it was flooded with muds, rocks and other debris on Monday due to the heavy downpour caused by a Low Pressure Area (LPA) ...

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February declared nat’l health insurance month

February is PhilHealth Day. Councilor Maria Lour-des Gaane and members of the City Council committee on health and sanitation and health insurance, supported the declaration of Feb. 14 as PhilHealth Day. During its meeting, Marlon Arrabaca of Philhealth Regional Office 10 said every February of the year PhilHealth celebrates National ...

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Law seeks to strengthen city’s housing program

Cagayan de Oro City councilors headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy has enacted Ordinance No. 13178-2016, amending Ordinance No. 9888-2005 and Ordinance No. 10046-2006, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Socialized Housing Program for the underprivileged and homeless citizens of the city. The ordinance, which provides additional guidelines for the ...

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Oro dads enact 93 laws in six months

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent THE CITY Council, headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy, has enacted at least 93 ordinances and 152 resolutions during its first six months. Aside from holding committee meetings and inspections, the 18th City Council held 22 regular sessions from July to December 2016. In the ...

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‘Human rights calamity unleashed’

President Rodrigo Duterte has initiated a “war on drugs” in which police and “unidentified gunmen” have killed several thousand people, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2017. Since taking office on June 30, last year, Duterte and senior government officials have praised the killing spree of suspected drug ...

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Senator seeks measures to decongest prison facilities

SENATOR Leila de Lima has called on the Senate to look into the extreme problem of congestion as well as the subhuman conditions of the country’s jails and penitentiaries that encouraged the proliferation of illegal activities among the inmates. De Lima said she hopes that the Senate Justice and Human ...

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Normin drivers can now begin to claim regular plastic licenses

By LOUI MALIZA, Stringer The Land Transportation Office in Region 10 will put up a drop box at its service center in LimKetKai Center where temporary driver’s license holders would drop the photocopies of their licenses together with their contact numbers to be scheduled for printing on plastic as permanent ...

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