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Balaba calls for support disability, rehab week

COUNCILOR Joyleen Mercedes Balaba, chair of the City Council committee on social services, is calling on the public to support the 41st Celebration of National Persons with Disabilities Prevention and Rehabilitation Week on July 17 to 23, this year. Balaba said there are several activities organized by the City Social …

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‘Let’s debate in public,’ ACT dares Briones

DAVAO City — The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) dared Secretary Leonor Briones to a debate about the salary increase. ACT said that teachers are ‘fed up’ with the education chief’s ‘distortion of facts, malicious innuendo and endless alibis to dissuade the clamour for substantial pay hike for teachers.’ “Sec. …

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Paquibato records the highest number of malnourished children

DAVAO City — The highest incidence of acute malnutrition among children remained to be recorded in far flung communities in Paquibato District, according to City Health Office (CHO) Nutrition Division. Based on the data from the 2019 Operation Timbang, three barangays in Paquibato topped the list in terms of prevalence …

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Oro must adopt new model in traffic management: Abaday

DESPITE the existing traffic laws, rules, and ordinances, and the organized traffic body, Cagayan de Oro continues to experience serious traffic congestion. Thus pointed out Councilor Roger Abaday, in his special report last week before the City Council. Abaday In his report, Abaday said Cagayan de Oro is now facing …

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‘Do not intervene’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Local officials of Barangay Nazareth are appealing to City Hall not to intervene with their conflict with the officers of Nazareth Lawn Tennis Club because it might be muddled with politics. The appeal came from Nazareth chairman Maximo Rodriguez III yesterday morning saying that City …

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Rodriguez pushes demolition of tennis courts

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Tension gripped over at Barangay Nazareth as its officials declared they will pursue and give the go signal to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-10) to implement P21-million proposed three-story Barangay Hall despite the warning issued by City Hall Administrator Teddy Sabugaa. “Wala …

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OCD-10, interior dept unveils command, control center site

TO effectively coordinate disaster preparedness and response measures and monitor disasters that will occur in Northern Mindanao, as well as control equipment and manpower sources that will be deployed during calamities, construction of Government Command and Control Center paves its way at Lumbia Airport, this city. The P77-million facility is …

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Clenro extends full imposition of trash policy

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . The City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (Clenro) admitted that they had not fully implemented the “no segregation, no collection” policy for solid wastes after some residents are still unaware on the new policy. Engr. Armen Cuenca, Clenro chief said they have to extend …

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Normin PSA to start poverty survey today

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in Northern Mindanao is set to conduct the July 2019 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and the 2019 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS), July 8-31 across the region. Around 37 hired statistical researchers will be deployed across the region to conduct the interviews to 2,568 systematically …

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