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Health body endorses pact on mental health program

THE proposed Memorandum of Agreement between the city government and the Philippine Mental Health Association (PMHA), Cagayan de Oro City-Misamis Oriental Chapter has been favorably endorsed by the City Council committee on health and sanitation and health insurance chaired by Councilor Maria Lourdes Gaane to the committee on laws and ...

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Tanod allowance hike sought

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Members of the city council are pushing for an increase in the allowance and other benefits of about 1,500 barangay tanods from the city’s 80 barangays. Liga ng mga Barangay Federation President Yan Lam Lim, in his privilege speech at the city council’s regular session ...

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NBI agent, ex-cops weigh in on buy-bust ops killings

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . AS the bodies of drug suspect killed in buy-bust operations pile up, a former police officer and a senior agent with the National Bureau of Investigation have weighed in on the series of killings. Camp Alagar spokesman Supt. Surki Sereñas maintained that operatives of ...

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Corruption, politics, slippage mar many projects

By Malou Mangahas and Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism . (Last of five parts) Among other things, PCIJ had gone on field to take a look at a project that was supposed to be at 0.22 percent accomplishment rate as of April 30, 2018: the P24.8-million rehabilitation/reconstruction of ...

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DOH launches school-based HPV, pneumonia immunization programs in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon – The Department of Health (DOH) has adopted a two-pronged approach in its campaign to protect Filipinos against diseases that burden life with the rollout of the school-based immunization program (SBIP) in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon to protect adolescent girls against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the elderly against ...

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‘We have to sacrifice for greater good of many’

SOMETIMES we have to sacrifice our conveniences for the safety of greater good of many, Mayor Oscar Moreno said in response to city hall’s decision to cut of all cell phone networks throughout the city during the recently concluded Higalaay festivities. “Nakasabot ako, when I gave the instruction  that  there ...

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