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Lito Rulona is a veteran newspaperman and broadcaster who covered many of the biggest stories in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental and Northern Mindanao since the early 90s.

Misor board to summon DSWD execs over 4Ps mess

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . MISAMIS Oriental’s provincial board will summon the regional director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) over complaints of beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), Vice Gov. Jeremy Jonahmar Pelaez said yesterday. Pelaez Pelaez said Director Mari-Flor Dolloga-Libang and other social …

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Lao to COWD: Don’t yield to ‘blackmail’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE chairman of the city council’s public utilities committee yesterday called on the Cagayan de Oro Water District to brush aside the threat of Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. to cut down the water pressure unless the public utility firm agrees to its increased water rate. …

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‘City hall has no hold on Cowd’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent The members of the city council have no direct jurisdiction over the operation of Cagayan de Oro Water District since it has been declared by the national government as a government-owned-controlled-corporation. City councilor and Majority Floor Leader Ian Mark Nacaya reminded his colleagues in response to …

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Student fare discount even on holidays starting today

By LITO RULONA Correspondent Northern Mindanao Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-10) will start implementing Memorandum Circular No. 2017-024 which would allow student’s to avail of their fare discounts even on weekends, and holidays, starting today. LTFRB-10 Regional Director Aminodin Guro said they have already issued the order to …

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Pagasa cautions vs downpours, floods

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) yesterday cautioned about the possibility of more thunderstorms and scattered rains in the coming days because of a weather system affecting Mindanao. Although the outer rainbands of severe tropical storm “Quedan” was forecast to bring cloudy skies …

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Police arrest 4 men linked to slay, gangape

By LITO RULONA Correspondent POLICE on Tuesday arrested four men who allegedly shot and killed a 22-year old man, and then took turns in raping the victim’s common law wife for days. Police identified the suspects as Mario Ramos, 26; Erwin Alfanta, 33; Nustrom Nero, 20; and Allan Leosora, 45. …

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Dads call on coops to run water firm

By LITO RULONA Correspondent TWO city council committees have stepped up calls to turn the Cagayan de Oro Water District into a consortium of cooperatives. In a joint meeting on Friday, the chairpersons of the city council’s committees on cooperative and social responsibility said the cooperatives that banded together during …

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