Home | Top Stories (page 4)

Top Stories

City hall gets ready for stricter rules on plastic use

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . CITY hall started an information dissemination campaign on stricter regulations on the use of plastic bags in all business establishments and public markets, city administrator Teodoro Sabuga-a said. The regulation is in accordance with Article IX, Section 30 of City Ordinance No. 13378-2018 or the ...

Read More »

Narcs arrest drug suspect in Macabalan

NARCOTICS agents arrested a suspected drug dealer, listed as No. 2 in the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s list in the city, during a buy-and-bust operation in Macabalan on Friday. PDEA-10’s Misamis Oriental Special Enforcement Team arrested Wennie Tampos Nacalaban, 35, of Sitio Parola, Barangay Macabalan, this city. PDEA regional director ...

Read More »

Piñol envisages B’non as PH’s biggest veggie producer

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . THE government is working to turn Bukidnon into a “vegetable complex” and make it surpass the record of the Cordilleras and the country’s biggest “vegetable basket,” Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Friday. Piñol was in Talakag, Bukidnon, where he met with town officials led ...

Read More »

How inflation is hurting small vendors

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . FRUIT vendor Dexter Anay is uncertain about the future of his small business in Divisoria because of the increasing prices of nearly everything amd the weakening of the peso. He has noted a sharp decrease in his sales this year and unless the situation improves, ...

Read More »

‘Ompong’ affects sea travel, classes

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondent . THE COAST Guard suspended sea travel in the northeastern part of Mindanao even as typhoon “Ompong” continued to maintain its strength as it moved inland toward northern Luzon while enhancing the prevailing west winds in Mindanao yesterday. In northern Mindanao, officials suspended classes due to ...

Read More »

Xavier U Glee Club wins big in Indonesian choral festival

THE Xavier University Glee Club has brought home two significant accolades after representing Cagayan de Oro in the first Soegijapranata Choral Festival. Held in Semarang City, Java, Indonesia on Sept. 6-9, the choral festival was the first international competition conducted by Soegijapranata Catholic University’s Gratia Choir. Among 48 choirs, XUGC ...

Read More »

Police kill 2 more drug suspects in Misor town

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . TWO men were killed during another undercover narcotics operation by the police at Zone 3, Barangay Patrocinio, Claveria in Misamis Oriental, on Thursday night. The Provincial Drug Enforcement  Unit of the Misamis Oriental police identified the dead as Samsodin Tamano, 37, of Balo-i, Lanao del ...

Read More »

Chopper blamed for damages to Oro houses

RESIDENTS of Kolambog, Lapasan, this city, are calling on the management of National Grid Corp. of the Philippines to help them repair their houses that were damaged allegedly because of its low-flying chopper. Those complaining are Teresita Pajardo, Alex Obatay, John Veri and Juliet Parjardo, all residents of Kolambog. At ...

Read More »

West winds fiercer, feeding on ‘Ompong’

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . TYPHOON “Ompong,” which has the potentials of intensifying into what is the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, brought the threat for flooding rainfall to the country yesterday but while the worst of the impacts are expected in the northern tip of Luzon, it has ...

Read More »