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Tagarda asks probe on stray bullet incident

MISAMIS Oriental Jail Warden Dominador Tagarda has requested City Police Director Senior Supt. Robert Roy Bahian to investigate a stray bullet incident inside the women’s cell at the Provincial Jail at about 5 pm, Monday. Tagarda believed that a gun was fired indicriminately during President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the ...

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Lumad children calls on Duterte to lift martial law

By LORIE ANN A. CASCARO Davao Today Hours before President Duterte arrived at the House of the Representatives on a white helicopter on Monday to deliver his second State of the Nation Address (Sona), children from the hinterlands in Mindanao, dressed in their tribal clothes, called on government to stop ...

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Cocpo arrests 4 wanted criminals

AT least four wanted persons were arrested during a series of manhunt operations in the city over the weekend. Police Senior Insp. Bernard Colegio, officer-in-charge of the Warrant Section said the arrest of the suspects is in line with the aggressive campaign of Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) ...

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City fiesta to push through despite security threats

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent CITY Mayor Oscar Moreno announced that the city’s fiesta celebration on Aug. 28 will push through despite terrorism threats hounding Mindanao. “Taliwala sa mga threat, business as usual — fiesta as usual,” Moreno said. However, Moreno urged the public to be alert. “I would again urge ...

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Belgians, Oro, coops join forces for water sciences

Xavier University, University of Namur, Universite Catholique de Louvaine (UCL), and Académie de Recherche et d’Enseignement Supérieur (Ares) are working together for a project called “Building up an Integrated Methodology for Water Resources Assessment and Management in Urban Coastal Area (Bimwam)” to empower Philippine universities and communities in the field ...

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Local officials pay tribute to Norris Babiera

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent CITY Mayor Oscar Moreno and Misamis Oriental Vice Governor Jose Mari Pelaez paid tribute at former Governor Norris Babiera in the latter’s wake at Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes last Friday. Babiera served as vice governor of then Misamis Oriental Gov. Moreno’s administration. “Sa akong first term as ...

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Dads create oversight committee to monitor implementation of laws

Cagayan de Oro City legislators will now be monitoring whether ordinances enacted are being implemented. This, with the approval of Resolution No. 12745-2017, creating an oversight committee that will look into the matter. The oversight committee is chaired by the vice mayor, who was given the authority to appoint its ...

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Martial law group nabs two drug suspects

Martial Law Special Action Group (MLSAG) of Army’s 4th Infantry Division composed of personnel from the division, Police Regional Office (PRO 10), and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA 10) arrested two suspected drug personalities inside Vamenta Subdivision, Barangay Barra, Opol town in Misamis Oriental, late last week during their regular ...

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Normin nutritionist urges shift to home-cooked meal from fastfoods

The National Nutrition Council (NNC 10) urged the young ones and even adults to change from fast food habits to healthy home-cooked meals diet. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a healthy diet emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, root crops, fat-free or low fat milk, lean meats, poultry, fish, ...

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