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Regencia faces re-examination petition on 2017 ambush case

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief . Iligan City — A petition for certiorari on the cases of murder and multiple murder cases have been filed before the Supreme Court against City Mayor Celso Regencia. Lawyer Moises Dalisay, Jr. a former city councilor here, said over the weekend that ...

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Oro disaster risk reduction management department staff train on GIS

OPERATIONS and Research division from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department underwent a weeklong Geographic Information System training recently to strengthen their capability and proficiency in geo-tagging especially in flood-prone areas. Retired Col. Mario Verner Monsanto, CDRRMD overseer said geo-tagging or demographic profile is very useful in identifying ...

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Gov’t fuse efforts for MILF decommissioning

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . Member agencies of the Inter-Cabinet Cluster Mechanism on Normalization (ICCMN) have begun to consolidate their efforts to fast-track the implementation of the normalization track under the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, which involves the decommissioning of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s ...

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Sursur’s festival of festivals culminates with street dancing tilt

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Tandag City — Surigao del Sur’s largest cultural celebration dubbed Ka’ Liga Tu Sur Festival of Festivals culminated with the largest street dancing and grand showdown competition the province has ever seen last Wednesday. Performers from Bislig City give their best, winning praises from ...

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Village chair nabbed for rape, no bail recommended

By Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief Sita Asequia and Hermie Arcilla Correspondents . Iligan City — A barangay chair has been arrested by trackers of a police station here Wednesday at around 10:00 am. The police station at Station 1 at Tambo, this city, under its commander, chief investigator ...

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Siao denies grabbing credit for hospital project

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — The Representative of the lone district of this city denies the local government unit grabbed credit for the improvement of the Gregorio T. Lluch Memorial Hospital with a total appropriation of P120 million from the Department of Health. Reacting to ...

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Gingoog wharf operating despite cease, desist order

By Edwin Iyo Correspondent . Gingoog City — The alleged illegal wharf which is located at the coastal area of Barangay Punong, this city, is still operating even with the issuance of the cease and desist order recently by Cenro Conrado Mahinay Jr, of the Department of Environment and Natural ...

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Worker nabbed for rape

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . A CONSTRUCTION worker was arrested for allegedly raping his half sister, who is a minor, many times. S/Sgt. Cherry Reyes of Agora police said the 30-year-old suspect  Charlito (surname withheld to protect the identity of the alleged victim) of Barangay Gusa, was accused of ...

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