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City council okays P2.4m for crisis aid program

CITY Hall continues to provide assistance to individuals in crisis situation. During its regular session this week, the City Council authorized the city accountant to charge P2.4 million for programs for Emergency Welfare and Crisis Intervention Assistance for the purpose. This will cover hospital bills, drugstores, funeral homes and direct …

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Four drug suspects fall in buy-bust operation

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . Three motorela drivers and a supplier of fermented fish (ginamos) were arrested by members of the Cagayan de Oro Police Office in a buy-bust operation Wednesday afternoon. Police Capt. Allan Cairel, Cugman police station commander, identified the three motorela drivers as John Mark Linaac, …

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Harzardous wastes disposal ordinance pushed by health body

THE proposed ordinance for proper handling, storage, collection, transport, treatment and disposal of hazardous wastes was favorably endorsed by the City Council committees on health and on environment, respectively chaired by Councilors Maria Lourdes Gaane and Zaldy Ocon to the committee on laws and rules chaired by Councilor Ian Mark …

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Daba graces Alternative Learning System gab

AN update on the city’s community-based Alternative Learning System for the out-of-school-youth was recently held and attended by Councilor Suzette Magtajas-Daba, chair of the City Council committee on education. The main objective of the ALS is to provide courses and education to those who cannot access or afford formal education …

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Salcedo airs waste disposal issue of Cugman residents

COUNCILOR Eric Salcedo, chair of the City Council committee on cooperatives on Monday aired the concern of the residents in Barangay Cugman regarding the waste disposal of a private company in the barangay. In his special report during the regular session presided over by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy, Councilor …

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Dads approve 2019 budgets of 2 villages

THE 18th City Council on its regular session this week adopted separate resolutions returning to Barangays 38 and Kauswagan covering their respective budgets for 2019 with the information that the same are in order and may be given force and effect. From an estimated income of P2.4 million, Barangay 38 …

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‘National anthem must be sung in Filipino’

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE National Historical Commission of the Philippines has reminded Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano that the national anthem “Lupang Hinirang” must be sung using only the Filipino language whether this be in the country or abroad. In a letter addressed to Emano dated March …

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