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Health body tackles rules for smoking ban

The City Council committee on health and sanitation and health insurance has scrutinized the proposed ordinance providing Implementing Rules and Regulations of Executive Order No. 26, providing for the establishment of smoke-free environments in public and enclosed places and the creation of smoke free task force. The committee, chaired by ...

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City raids nab 6 drug personalities

SIX drug personalities were arrested in separate anti drug raids over the weekend. Four drug suspects were caught inside a drug den in Barangay Nazareth. The suspects were identified as Mohammad Taha Macarambon, 28, Jerry Abijay, 29, Zaldy Ampuan, 44, and Romulo Villanueva, 48, all residents of 12th St., Barangay ...

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Bahian: No armed group in San Simon

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / CONTRARY to reported sightings, the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office assured there are no presence of armed groups in the city’s upland villages of Tumpagon and San Simon. City Police Director Senior Supt. Robert Roy Bahian said this in response to reported sightings of ...

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Mindanao lawmakers support Marawi city rehab budget

Some Mindanao lawmakers have expressed their support for the rehabilitation of the besieged Marawi City through allocation of funds as the Lower House has started deliberating the budget for next year. The Lower House has begun scrutinizing last Aug. 1 the proposed national budget for 2018 in the amount of ...

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IFI drums up support for resumption of talks

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent / THE Iglesia Filipina Independiente, here, is drumming up support for the resumption of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front. In an interview, IFI Bishop Felixberto Calang said they drafted the theme for the 115th foundation anniversary of IFI as a call ...

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NUJP condemns killing of two journalists in Mindanao

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemned the murder of two journalists in as many days in Zamboanga del Sur and Sultan Kudarat provinces. In an emailed statement yesterday, NUJP called for an immediate investigation on the separate killings of Rudy Alicaway and Leo Diaz and demand ...

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Misor police awarded as best performing agency

The Misamis Oriental Provincial Police Office topped the best performing agency among all other police offices in Northern Mindanao region. Senior Insp. Corinne Mae Espigoy, PNP-MisOr public information officer, said the agency topped the overall performance assessment of the provincial police command in terms of police community relations, investigations, among ...

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Pelaez speaks out vs Ched’s closure order

By LITO RULONA Correspondent Misamis Oriental Vice Govenor Jose Mari Pelaez has manifested before the lower house’s committee on higher and technical education that Bukidnon State Unversity – External Studies Centers (BSU-ESC) graduates has surpassed higher than the national education standard. Pelaez said his manifestation has gained support not only ...

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Misor reaches out to wounded soldiers

As its way of expressing appreciation to the sacrifices of the soldiers to restore law and order in Marawi City, the Misamis Oriental Care System (MisOrCares) will hold a one-day outreach program at the 4th Infantry Division in Camp Evangelista, Barangay Patag in Cagayan de Oro City this coming Saturday. ...

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Police arrest drug suspect in top 10 list

By LITO RULONA Correspondent A DRUG suspect, listed top 10 priority target under drug watch list of the Municipality of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon was arrested during a buy-bust operation Sunday afternoon. In a report submitted to the Police Regional Office – 10, Chief Insp. Ritchie Yandug, officer-in-charge of Manolo Fortich ...

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