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Govt to close Bislig city’s Niagara Falls for 45 days

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondent . BUTUAN City – The Bislig city government announced that the renowned tourist destination Tinuy-an Falls, dubbed as the “Little Niagara Falls of the Philippines,”  will be closed for 45 days because of a road construction project. The road leading to Tinuy-an Falls would be closed ...

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COWD’s booster for eastern area down

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . ANOTHER booster pump of the Cagayan de Oro Water District — the seventh so far since late April and this time, in its eastern service area — bogged down. COWD did not give details on exactly how the breakdown of its inline boosting pump at ...

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Man, believed depressed, hangs self

By JOEY NACALABAN Correspondent . A MAN, believed to be suffering from depression, hanged himself inside his rented house in Barangay Kauswagan, this city, on Thursday. Senior Insp. Demver Vergara, Police Station 4 chief, identified the victim as 54-year old Prodencio Palarca of Zone 6, Capisnon, Kauswagan. Vergara said the ...

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Capitol to shoulder cost of Brigada Eskwela in Misor

By SHIELA MAE BUTLIG Correspondent . PARENTS and guardians, beware of those who would ask for donations for the “Brigada Eskwela” clean-up drive in Misamis Oriental. The provincial government would give the education department in the province P3.35 million to shoulder the costs of the Brigada Eskwela activities, capitol spokesperson ...

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Palace hands off as senators move to make Sotto as head

MALACAÑANG yesterday said it would respect the rights of the senators in choosing their next leader. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made this reaction amid reports that 14 senators have already signed a resolution endorsing Senate majority leader Vicente Sotto III as next Senate president. Senate President Aquilino Martin Pimentel III ...

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Cobi supply remains at 40m liters a day

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Cagayan de Oro Bulk Water Inc. (Cobi) has failed to increase its delivery of treated water to the Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) despite efforts to put in place booster pumps that adversely affected the water supply here on two occasions this month. ...

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Dacer loses political grip on Puntod: ex-vice mayor

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . FORMER councilor Alexander Dacer’s two-year absence from local politics loosened his grip on vote-rich Puntod, the barangay that served as his decades-old political career’s launchpad, a former vice mayor said on Wednesday. Dacer, one of the most loyal political lieutenants of ex-mayor Vicente Emano, lost ...

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