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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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‘Medical center of choice’

Controversies have marred the Justiniano R. Borja General Hospital (JRBGH) for almost two decades — from the lack of facilities and financial resources to poor management — leaving it to operate in a dismal state. It has been a long-standing struggle for the hospital administration to improve their services to ...

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Psych group conducts facilitators confab in handling drug users

The national government’s war on drugs has resulted in a substantial number of drug-surrenderees in local communities. The Xavier Ateneo Psychology Department and the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) saw the need to capacitate local health leaders to handle a community-based relapse drug prevention program. To this end, PAP ...

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