MARAWI CITY —– The Armed Forces of the Philippines has sent an investigating team to Lanao del Sur to investigate two crashes involving UH-1 Huey helicopters during combat operations in Lanao del Sur against the Dawlah Islamiyah (DI) militants on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday afternoon, a PAF chopper was trying to airlift the wounded soldiers in the hinterlands of Madalum town when the pilot felt he had not enough powers to lift off.… Continue reading... “AFP probes chopper crashes in Lanao Sur”
ILIGAN CITY —– The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology has granted the demand of some 65 detainees who held a noise barrage Friday (November 27) at the city jail in Barangay Tipanoy calling on the jail management to hear their sentiments.… Continue reading... “Iligan detainees hold noise barrage to demand better conditions”
Just when you thought you’ve seen it all from your favorite Filipino Heritage Restaurant, they pop another surprise just in time for the Christmas season!
Cucina Higala’s latest All Time favorite Filipino dishes on take outs are perfect for those Christmas gatherings!
Individually packed and easy to distribute they’re perfect for those intimate gatherings with relatives and friends without jeopardizing the minimum health standards we have to cope with under the New Normal.… Continue reading... “Cucina Higala marks 4th Anniversary with all-new New Normal All-Time Filipino Take-Outs”
ILIGAN CITY —– Some 100 families are back home in their houses along the river banks in Barangay Suarez a few days after being displaced by massive flash floods
Sunday afternoon (November 22).
Over a hundred households fled to barangay evacuation center after their houses were flooded, with two totally destroyed after coconut trees fell on them.… Continue reading... “Iligan flood victims return home despite risks”
ILIGAN CITY —– Authorities intercepted Wednesday morning (November 25) boxes of fake cigarettes at the quarantine checkpoint in Barangay Pawak, Saguiaran town, in Lanao del Sur.
Barangay Pawak is the main entry from Lanao del Norte and Iligan City going to Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and Cotabato City.… Continue reading... “Fake cigarettes intercepted in Lanao del Sur”
(Message from the Inter-Faith Forum for Peace, Harmony and Solidarity)
Our observance of the Mindanao Week of Peace from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2 this year 2020 takes place within the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, continuing armed conflict in several areas of Mindanao, and the widespread destruction brought about by typhoons in Luzon.
Over the past nine months, we have tried to adapt to the “new normal” due to the pandemic — wearing face masks, observing social distancing, and avoiding public places. … Continue reading... “Dialogue towards Harmony and a Covid-free Society”
KAUSWAGAN, LANAO DEL NORTE —– The National Housing Authority and the local government unit of Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte launched Tuesday (November 24) the Balik Probinsiya Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) Program for ‘low income families’ who opt to move back to their province from the National Capital Region (NCR) and or other highly urbanized cities.… Continue reading... “Low Income Housing for Balik Probinsiya Beneficiaries piloted in Lanao del Norte”
COWD, in observance of World Toilet Day (WTD) 2020, conducted a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) campaign to Barangay Health Workers of thirteen (13) local barangays namely: Barangays Agusan; Iponan; 31; 35; 34; 36; 37; 38; 39; 28; 40, 19; and 27.
During the campaign, the Public Relations & Information Division personnel conducted a brief orientation on how the celebration of WTD started, how climate change have threatened our sanitation systems and the importance of proper toilet use and septage management on public health.… Continue reading... “COWD PARTNERS WITH LOCAL BARANGAYS IN OBSERVANCE OF WORLD TOILET DAY 2020”
Group urges consumers to act vs increasing power rates
Power consumers from Northern Mindanao can do something about the rising cost of electricity in the region.
A consumer group has advised organized consumer and business groups to officially petition the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to review the power supply contracts of electric cooperatives and private distribution utilities with coal fired power plants.… Continue reading... “Consumers can petition ERC to Review Power Supply Contracts of distribution utilities”
Average Power Rate in CDO up 71.6% since 2016
It is ironic that despite demand for electricity heading south, power rates in Region X are heading north.
A recent update on the power situation in Mindanao has revealed that Cagayan de Oro and Northern Mindanao now has the highest power rates in the whole island.… Continue reading... “Cagayan de Oro, Region X has highest power rates in Mindanao”