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Public works body to look into road, drainage gaps

THE City Council committee on public works chaired by Councilor Zaldy Ocon conducted a meeting yesterday to tackle the request of Barangay Taglimao to the city mayor through the city engineer’s office to repair the road at Sitio Extension, Barangay Taglimao and for financial assistance of Barangay Bugo for its ...

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City hospital’s ICU to be operational by March

THE Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the city-run J.R. Borja General Hospital will be functional by the first week of March this year. This was manifested by Amelia Milvar, finance officer of JRBGH, in response to the query of Councilor Reuben Daba during the meeting of the City Council committee ...

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Dads continue to act on water needs of Oro

THE 18th City Council headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy, through the committee on public utilities chaired by Councilor Teodulfo Lao, Jr. continues to act on the water needs of the city’s constituents. During the meeting last Friday, the committee  discussed the request of the Coconut Drive, Zone 6  ...

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Dads amend no plastic bag ordinance

Plastic bags as final packaging of goods in stores shall not be allowed in all commercial establishments. The city council has enacted an ordinance amending Section 30(g) of Article IX on Plastic Bag Regulation of Ordinance No. 13378-2018, otherwise known as the Integrated Ecological Solid Waste Management Ordinance of Cagayan ...

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Urban poor body tackles writ of demolition case

THE City Council committee on urban and rural poor chaired by Councilor Zaldy Ocon held a meeting last Thursday at the City Council Session Hall. The committee tackled the writ of demolition issued in Civil Case No. C16-Jan-019 that is scheduled for enforcement and implementation on Jan. 25 and the ...

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Return of South Korean garbage starts tomorrow

By LITO RULONA Correspondent .  The 51 container vans full of garbage will be hauled on Sunday as the ship already informed its arrival at the Mindanao International Container Terminal (MICT) and will be shipped back to South Korea after its loading. This was disclosed by MICT custom port collector ...

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Oro Cadac bags Silver Award

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . Cagayan de Oro City Councilor Romeo Calizo announced that the city’s Anti-Drug Abuse Council garnered the Silver Award for 2018 National Anti-Drug Abuse Council Performance. Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, chairman of the National Anti-Drug Abuse Council, personally handed the award ...

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Accreditation of NGOs as special bodies ongoing

MORE non-government organizations are being accredited in the city’s Local Special Bodies. During its regular session this week, the City Council adopted a resolution accrediting the Cagayan de Oro Health and Wellness Association, Inc. as a member of the LSB. Tanya Bustilo, founding president of CDOHAWAI, informed the city government ...

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Council committee tackles complaint against hospital

THE City Council committee on health and sanitation and health insurance chaired by Councilor Maria Lourdes Gaane is looking into the complaint of a resident of Barangay Gusa regarding the alleged overcharging of hospital bills of a certain private hospital in the city. During the committee meeting,  the complainant said ...

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