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Oro, Misor prepare over ‘Onyok’ threat

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent DISASTER risk reduction management officials in the city and in Misamis Oriental yesterday raised the alert levels as another storm after “Nona” threatened to hit Mindanao, including this city, today. Cagayan de Oro’s and Misamis Oriental’s disaster risk reduction management councils raised the alert levels, stepped ...

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Thousands of ‘Sendong’ families still homeless after 4 years

OVER five thousand families displaced by “Sendong” in 2011 have remained homeless despite the millions of pesos poured by the national government and donors after tropical storm destroyed their houses four years ago. Ermin Pimentel of Xavier University’s Kristohanong Katilingban sa Pagpakabana-Social Involvement Office (KKP-SIO) blamed “local politics” and the ...

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Comelec okays Duterte’s COC

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) yesterday accepted the presidential candidacy of Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the May 2016 national elections. Voting 6-1, the Comelec en banc acknowledged the certificate of candidacy filed by Duterte in Nov. 27, substituting for Martin Dino as the standard-bearer of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ...

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Italpinas to complete Oro project this month

ITALPINAS Development Corporation (IDC) is set to complete Tower B of its flagship development in Cagayan de Oro City called Primavera Residences this month. IDC is set to turn over the condominium units to their rightful owners as a turnover ceremony will happen on December 16. “Italpinas aims to build ...

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10-foot wall collapses, crushes a dozen houses

By GENEVIEVE CANTOR Correspondent A DOZEN houses in a slum were flattened after a 10-foot wall of the Rural Transit Mindanao Inc. collapsed at Gaabucayan Extension, Agora, Barangay Lapasan, this city, apparently as a result of the heavy downpour and strong winds on Tuesday. The houses had been built and ...

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Rufus gives Bangsamoro bill another push at House

THE proposed Bangsamoro law aims to end the marginalization of Muslim Filipinos, and bring social justice through a new and more inclusive governmental structure in the Bangsamoro, said Rep. Rufus Rodriguez of the city’s 2nd District. Rodriguez, who is main sponsor of the proposed Basic Law on the Bangsamoro Autonomous ...

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