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Oro, Misor fail DILG performance test

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent CAGAYAN de Oro and Misamis Oriental both failed in the latest government performance test of the Department of Interior and Local Government. This as Interior Secretary Eduardo Año released the list of local government awardees of the Seal of Good Local Government Award Wednesday. According to …

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Iponan couple on motorcycle ran over by truck in Initao

By JOEY NACALABAN, Correspondent A COUPLE died after they were ran over by a truck on the highway in Initao town in Misamis Oriental Friday evening. Initao police deputy commander Lt. Nilo Maderse identified the victims as Tito Tecson Jr., 48, and his wife Ofelia, both residents of Bloomingdale Subdivision …

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71 fugitives arrested in week-long blitzkrieg

By JOEY NACALABAN, Correspondent SEVENTY-ONE fugitives were arrested from Oct. 13 to Oct 19 as part of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office’s “Oplan Galugad” campaign. The arrested fugitives were presented to reporters Saturday. POLICE CATCH. Authorities present 71 people arrested for various cases during the “Oplan Galugad” operations …

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Ex-Senate President ‘Nene’ Pimentel passes away at 85

Former Senate President Aquilino ‘Nene’ Pimentel Jr. passed away at 5 am Sunday, his family confirmed. He was 85. Former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. GSD File Photo by Jigger J. Jerusalem “Our beloved Tatay Nene has joined his Creator at 5 am today Oct 20, 2019. We thank all …

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Normin’s losses due to ASF reach P846m

By URIEL C. QUILINGUING, Contributing Editor ASIDE from African swine fever scare, local government-imposed bans on the movement of pigs in Mindanao and Visayas and unregulated pork imports have compounded northern Mindanao pork industry losses to about P846,308,671 million in just a month. JEFFREY’S ANGELS. Misamis Oriental tourism officer Jeffrey …

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Bambi takes leave amid questions on Nueva lease

By SHIELA MAE BUTLIG, Correspondent MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano took an 11-day leave of absence starting yesterday, leaving unanswered questions about a lease agreement with a woman whose identity is shrouded in mystery like the circumstances surrounding the contracts awarded to her in 2013 and 2016. The governor …

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