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Alleged drug queen, 2 others fall in joint ops

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent A JOINT operation by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-10 (PDEA-10) and Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) has led to the arrest of the so called “Mindanao Drug Queen”, an army major, and a businessman in Zone-2, Barangay Kauswagan, of this city July 23. PDEA-10 ...

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Group frowns over government inaction on killings, evacuations

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent TANDAG City -A multisectoral group helping indigenes who evacuated here has expressed disappointment  over the absence of a report on a Senate committee inquiry on the killings that resulted in evacuations here since September 2015. Senators came here in Oct. 1-2 last year to look into ...

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Councilor supports mandatory drug testing for pupils, students

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The city council’s Com-mittee on Education chaired by Suzette Magtajas-Daba has confirmed reports that illegal drug proliferation in the city has victimized elemen-tary and high school students in the city. Daba said her commit-tee is set to discuss the issue of mandatory drug testing to all ...

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Four drug suspects fall in series of buy-bust ops

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent a SERIES of anti-drug operations were conducted by different police stations under Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) which resulted to the arrest of four drug personalities in different barangays in the city, over the weekend. Police Insp. Johnny Agutaya, Cogon police precinct deputy chief identified ...

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Another 15 drug suspects yield to Agora police

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent ANOTHER 15 self-confessed drug personalities from Barangay Lapasan, this city, gave themselves up to the Agora Police Station early morning yesterday. Station commander Chief Insp. Ariel Philip Pontillas received the drug personalities and were made to sign an agreement that they will neither use nor push ...

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Oro to finally construct donated housing units

The 722 housing units donated by the Japan Government for the Sendong survivors in the city will finally be built upon the approval of the City Council of the budget allocated for the land where the houses will be constructed. The Shelter and Housing Development Multi-Sectoral Task Force (SHDMSTF) led ...

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City high school now near completion

Students of Cagayan de Oro National High School (CDONHS) will soon have a decent and comfortable school as the on-going construction of the facility in Barangay Nazareth has now reached to 85% completion. The funding for the 80-classroom, four-storey building construction of CDONHS is obtained from the Special Education Fund ...

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Hontiveros bats for mandatory Philhealth coverage for PWD

Senator Risa Hontiveros filed on Tuesday a bill providing persons with disabilities (PWDs) a mandatory health insurance under the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). The proposed legislation known as an “Act Providing for Mandatory PhilHealth Coverage for All Persons with Disabilities”. The bill seeks to provide PWDs with better access ...

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Registrations for Barangay, SK Elections to start Friday

Due to the limited space at the Office of the City Election Officer, the City Office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has scheduled the registration for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections starting this Friday, July 15 to Saturday, July 30 at the 2nd floor, Lingkod Pinoy Center, Robinson’s ...

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