Over 100 Sendong survivors still reside in danger zones nine years later

ILIGAN CITY —– Nine years after tropical storm Sendong snuffed out thousands of lives and destroyed thousands of million pesos worth of properties in Iligan City, over 100 survivors are still living informally in areas declared as danger and no-build zones.

The city government of Iligan broke ground for a relocation site four years ago  but until now, not a single house has been built in the P35-million peso site in Barangay Tipanoy.… Continue reading... “Over 100 Sendong survivors still reside in danger zones nine years later”

Lanao del Norte police welcomes new OIC

ILIGAN CITY —– The Provincial Police Office in Lanao del Norte (PPO LDN) welcomed on Monday (December 14) its new officer-in-charge in the person of Police Col. Isaias Bacurnay, a graduate of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Class of 1998.

The change of command ceremony was held Monday morning at the headquarters of PPO LDN in Barangay Pigcarangan, in Tubod town, witnessed by  officers of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 10.
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Oro Biz lauds CDO as 7th Most Competitive HUC

Local business leaders have praised the performance of Cagayan de Oro City for maintaining its status within the Top 10 Most Competitive Cities in the Philippines in the Department of Trade and Industries Cities and Municipalities Competitive Index for 2020.

Cagayan de Oro City retained its ranking as the 7th Overall Most Competitive Highly Urbanized City (HUC) in the 2020 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index as disclosed by the DTI Competitiveness Bureau during the 8th Regional Competitiveness Summit on16 December 2020, via Facebook Live.… Continue reading... “Oro Biz lauds CDO as 7th Most Competitive HUC”

SILENCE THE GUNS DURING THIS SEASON OF HOPE

Pastoral Statement

The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP) raises its alarm and concern over the deteriorating prospects for peace in our land. 

The advent season is upon us, yet unpeace reigns. Respect for human rights, which is a primary requisite for peace, is ignored, or worse, demonized as a barrier to “peace and order”. … Continue reading... “SILENCE THE GUNS DURING THIS SEASON OF HOPE”

Mensahe sa Pasko sa Pagkatawo ni Kristo

Ni Most Rev. Jose Cabantan, D.D.

Malipayong Pasko kaninyong tanan mga igsoon!

Archbishop Jose Cabantan, D.D. Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

Ania pa kita karon ning panahon sa Adbiento, usa ka panahon sa pagpangandam alang sa pagsaulog sa pagkatawo sa atong Manunubos ug alang usab sa pagpaabot sa iyang ikaduhang pagbalik.… Continue reading... “Mensahe sa Pasko sa Pagkatawo ni Kristo”

Oro Chamber inducts 34th Officers & Board of Trustees

The premier chamber of commerce in Northern Mindanao marks another milestone today with the induction of its 34th set of Officers and Board of Trustees.

First convened by then PCCI Northern Mindanao Regional Governor Dante P. Sarraga on December 1982 with a group of 25 founding member companies, this first iteration elected the late Dr.… Continue reading... “Oro Chamber inducts 34th Officers & Board of Trustees”

Marawi Veteran APC becomes a “Bridal Tank”

BALOI, LANAO DEL NORTE —– An armored vehicle of the Armed Forces of the Philippines which was a veteran of the Marawi Siege of 2017 was back in action for a very special mission:  to carry six white-dressed brides to their wedding with soldiers who fought during the Marawi siege.

The 4Mech APC that fought in the 2017 Marawi Siege becomes a “bridal tank” for six brides of soldiers from the unit.
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53rd Shell NSAC Awards: hope during this pandemic year

Through Filipino art students from all over the country

As audiences reckon with art’s essential place in providing comfort and positivity during difficult times, an environment of support is essential for young struggling artists to thrive—so that they may continue to spread messages of hope and shine a light on the future.… Continue reading... “53rd Shell NSAC Awards: hope during this pandemic year”

Iligan detainees hold noise barrage to demand better conditions

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.

Visitors wait outside Iligan City Jail in Barangay Tipanoy morning after some inmates held a noise barrage to call attention to their demands from the management of Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).
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Iligan flood victims return home despite dangers

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.

Women displace by flashfloods in Barangay Suarez, Iligan City, received used clothing as assistance from a neighborhood.
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