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Transpo office to use breath analyzer

By LITO RULONA, Correspondents Land Transportation Office 10 regional director Oscar Salcedo is set to implement the use of breath analyzer during their regional traffic related operation to apprehend and minimize drivers who drive under the influence of intoxicating liquor which causes major road accidents. Salcedo said they have created ...

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Gun-toting village officials arrested in Tuburan

By LITO RULONA and NITZ ARANCON, Correspondents Operatives of Cagayan de Oro City Police Office – Lumbia Police Station have arrested two barangay officials from Misamis Oriental after they were spotted bringing high-powered firearms, explosives, and ammunition in Barangay Tuburan, this city Tuesday afternoon. Lumbia police station commander Senior Insp. ...

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Patag to receive twelve classrooms, 4-storey bldg

Barangay Patag will finally have a campus on its own after the Local School Board of the city approved the budget to put up a 12-classroom, 4-storey building to establish the Patag National High School. The school building with roof deck will amount to P18.2 million and will help school ...

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Senator pushes for DNA collection

To help stop the burning bodies of evidence, crematories must keep proper records to aid investigations requiring identification of cremated remains, Senator Francis Pangilinan said. Pangilinan has filed Senate Bill 1312, or the “Mandatory Collection of Biological Specimen and Identification Samples Act of 2017.” The proposed measure requires crematories to ...

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KMU-Normin slams ‘useless’ Endo order

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent Kilusang Mayo Uno-northern Mindanao region yesterday slammed Department of Labor and Employment’s Order 168 calling it a useless department order. In a picket rally in front of Dole 10’s regional office yesterday, Wildon Barros, chairman of KMU-NMR said labor secretary Silvestre Bello, III’s Order 168 –– ...

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19th commemoration rites of Cebu Pacific Flight 387 held

Mt. Balatukan, Claveria, Misamis Oriental — The province of Misamis Oriental led the 19th commemoration rites for the ill-fated Cebu Pacific flight 387, in the mountains of Mt. Balatukan, this town, on Thursday. The tragedy that claimed 104 lives including five foreigners remains in the history of air tragedies in ...

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Clogged sewers worsened flood, Clenro chief says

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent unbridled throwing of garbage which caused heavy siltation and small sewerage system located along the main streets of the city have been identified as contributory factors that caused flooding in the city recently. This was the report made by City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office ...

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Dahino wants public works dept to coordinate with local government

City Councilor Edna Dahino has asked officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH 10) to coordinate with the local government units in terms of cleaning-up each sewerage system assignments in national and local area. Dahino, who is a member of the Committee on Public Works, said no ...

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‘Big time’ pusher killed in Tacurong city drug-bust

GENERAL SANTOS City — An alleged “big time” drug pusher was killed in an anti-drug operation launched by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA 12) in Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat on Monday night. Gil Cesario Castro, PDEA Region 12 director, said yesterday suspect Ian Belmonte was gunned down by ...

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Duterte wants rogue cops deployed to Basilan, Zambo

President Rodrigo Duterte defended National Police chief Dir. Gen. Ronald Dela Rosa as he vowed to overhaul the PNP in its anti-illegal drugs units after unscrupulous policemen used the Oplan Tokhang in committing crime. In a press conference in Malacañan, the President said Dela Rosa tendered his resignation on the ...

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