Congressmen vow to push Normin Water Summit resolutions

Legislators from the House of Representatives have vowed to push for the approval of the resolutions for Region 10’s water security passed during the recent Northern Mindanao Integrated Water Security Summit held at the Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort in Opol, Misamis Oriental. Among these are the regionalization of the functions of the  National Water …

Holistic approach needed to address increasing water demand in Northern Mindanao

An integrated, holistic and multi-sectoral “all-of-society” approach is urgently needed to address the increasing water demand in Northern Mindanao. “For us here in Cagayan de Oro City, we have recognized the magnitude of our challenges with regards to all four aspects of the water security discussion,” said Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Rolando “Klarex” Uy in his …

PWDs hail COMET EVs in CDO as an answered prayer

Leaders of organizations of differently abled persons in Cagayan de Oro City recently hailed the advent of the COMET (Community Optimized Electric Transport ) e-Vehicle as an “answered prayer” for their sector. Touted as The First Sustainable Transport Ecosystem in the World, GET President Sigfrido Freddie R. Tiñga said, “Our business model has made GET a significant First Mover in electric mobility as …

GET SET Go! Uptown EVs address traffic and air pollution in one system

A new North-South joint venture will soon launch a breakthrough electric mobility system which would address two of the most prevalent banes of modern urban areas: traffic congestion and air pollution. In simple rites held March 22 at the Xavier Sports & Country Club, Global Electric Transport (GET Philippines) based in Makati and local partner …

Addressing social issues, cultivating a culture of dialogue keys to success of DENR’s Multi-Stakeholder Forums

Leaders from the government and private sectors agree that a holistic approach is needed to address the Philippines’ pressing socio-economic problems arising from climate change and environment degradation. Over  400 stakeholders from the national and local governments, private and development sectors, and the academe joined the DENR Multi-Stakeholder Forum held February 2-3, 2023 at Cagayan …

Balubal Level III Water System breaks ground

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Barangay Balubal will finally have its own Level III water supply system before the year ends. City Mayor Rolando “Klarex” A. Uy led city hall and barangay officials in breaking ground and laying the time capsule for the water treatment plant Wednesday, 18 January at the proposed plant site. As City Hall’s …

SM Prime’s Hans T. Sy lauded for resilience and sustainability efforts

The Outstanding Filipino Awards 2022 SM Prime’s Hans T. Sy was recently recognized at The Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) Awards 2022  for his contribution to nation-building and resiliency in the country through sustainability and disaster risk reduction. The event was held on December 12, Monday, at the Rizal Park Hotel, Manila. The TOFIL Awards was first …

JE Hydro & Bio-Energy Corporation sponsors Libreng Tubig Festival in Barangay Indahag

Residents of Barangay Indahag and nearby upland communities can avail of free potable drinking water for the next five days. “As a sign of gratitude to everyone who made this project a success, JE Hydro and Bio Energy Corporation (JEHBEC) will sponsor a 5-day Libreng Tubig Festival to anyone who wants to avail of it from today …

A Vineyard for EveryJuan

The Vineyard, Amaya View, Indahag Hills, Cagayan de Oro City Pilipinos have traditionally known grapes as a harbinger of the Christmas season, since it is usually in the last quarter of the year when they become a common sight not only in supermarkets, but even on the sidewalk stalls. However, in the last decade or …

Salted in Heaven : Closing the loop between Charity and Good Intentions

Five years ago, Ruby Asuncion Corrales Santos founded One Indigo Project to assist children of indigent indigenous peoples’ communities in Bukidnon, Davao and Cotabato improve their academic performance in school. With donations from like-minded companies like LBCFoundation, Century Tuna, and Sierra Falcones , One Indigo donated simple items such as ‘tenderly used clothing’, toys, shoes, …