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Farmers demand records on Metropac, NIA deal

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . The farmer’s group, Bangon Baungon, has asked the National Irrigation Administration-Baungon Rural Irrigation System (NIA-BRIS) its complete records of the series of a consultation held in their municipality regarding the siphoning of water by the Metro Pacific Water Consortium in their locality. Lawyer Ernie Palanan, ...

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RCB team rescues 41 minors

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . A TOTAL of 41 minors have been rescued in the recent three consecutive operations of the Regulatory and Complaint Board (RCB) in several internet cafes and computer shops in the city. This was disclosed by City Legal Office representative Antonio Resma, Jr. that they have ...

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NUJP launches drive vs having media as witness in anti-drug ops

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) has launched yesterday its campaign urging law enforcement units to spare journalist from becoming witnesses as they cover anti-drug operations. On its petition on change.org called “Sign Against the Sign,” NUJP cited that even with the amendment of Republic Act 9165, ...

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Sandigan slaps Imelda Marcos with 7 counts of graft

The Sandiganbayan on Friday found former First Lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Romualdez Marcos guilty in 7 counts of graft for using her Cabinet position to maintain Swiss bank Accounts during the Marcos regime. The anti-graft court also sentenced Marcos “to suffer the penalty of imprisonment of from six ...

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Oro writers’ group organizes Mindanao-wide workshop

THE Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (Nagmac), in partnership with the Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts and the Libulan Queer Collective, with support from Little Me Academy, organized the 2018 CDO Young Writers Studio at the XCCA Conference Room, 2F Museo de Oro, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan. ...

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Oro ‘war on drugs’ claims life of 12th suspect; LTO man nabbed

By NITZ ARANCON and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondents . POLICE shot and killed a 24-year-old man who allegedly fought back during a narcotics buy-and-bust operation at District 6, Balacanas in Consolacion at around 7:15 pm Wednesday. Senior Insp. Jac Llanita, Macabalan police chief, identified the slain drug suspect as Jeremy Paderan ...

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BLACKOUT INTENTIONAL

Initial investigation reports that intentional toppling of vegetation under the Baloi-Agus 2 transmission line resulted in the loss of power over vast areas in Northeastern and Northwestern Mindanao. NGCP completed restoration of all transmission services at 1:56pm, except for the Agus 2 – Baloi line, which is still being cleared ...

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Dads back Senate bill on parking

THE Cagayan de Oro City Council has adopted a resolution expressing its unequivocal support to the passage of Senate Bill No. 1165, an Act requiring parking space from motor vehicle buyers in metropolitan areas as a prerequisite for the purchase of a motor vehicle and registration with the Land Transportation ...

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Dahino cites role of youth in society

“ANG atong damgo sa mga kabataan nga mahimo sila nga maayong future leaders, busa ayuhon nato sila pag-atiman.” This was the message of Councilor Edna Dahino, chair of City Council committee on women and family relations, during the opening program of Children’s Month with the theme, Isulong: Tamang Pag-aaruga sa ...

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