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Uber, Grab disallowed in northern Mindanao

By LITO RULONA Correspondent / NORTHERN Mindanao Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-10) regional director Allan Guro has announced that he will not allow any ride-sharing companies like Uber and Grab to operate in northern Mindanao. Guro said he will not allow any transport vehicle network service because it ...

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Dads to crackdown on illegal swertres outlets

By LITO RULONA Correspondent / Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy has ordered the city council as committee as a whole to review and assess operations of Small Town Lottery outlets operating in the city, including those that are allegedly accredited by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Uy issued this ...

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Capitol honors Army’s 4th Infantry Division general

THE Capitol cited 4th Infantry Division’s commanding general Major Gen. Benjamin Madrigal, Jr for “his valuable effort in achieving sustainable peace and security” in the province during its flag-raising ceremony yesterday. Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente Emano personally handed over a plaque of appreciation to Madrigal. In his acceptance speech, ...

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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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