09012014Breaking News:

No moral ascendancy to lead

By Batas Mauricio FOR whatever it is worth, I am reproducing here the so-called “Lipa City Declaration”, which is actually the “call to arms” issued by Filipino Christians, Protestants and Islam followers who have bound themselves as the “National [...]

Rodriguez on controversial bill: ‘I enjoy, take selfies’

By Lito Rulona “I HAVE nothing against selfies. I even enjoy, and do take selfies.” Rep. Rufus Rodriguez of the city’s 2nd District said this over the weekend after a bill he has been pushing became controver-sial because of provisions that were [...]

Military locates place where rebels took 2 soldiers

By Lito Rulona THE army’s 4th Infantry Division has already located the area where the New People’s Army (NPA) took two soldiers rebels captured in Barangay Bontongon, Impasugong, Bukidnon, in Aug. 22. 1Lt. Norman Tagros, spokesperson of the 8th Infantry [...]

Municipal administrator killed in gun attack

By Teng Datu COTABATO City––Still unidentified men shot dead a municipal administrator from Maguindanao here over the weekend. City police director Supt Rolen Balquin identified the victim as Anastacio Roxas, the administrator of the South Upi town [...]

Biff links up with Isis, tells Christians not to worry

MAGUINDANAO–– The breakaway Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (Biff) announced yesterday they are joining forces with the Islamic State (Isis) militant group. But Biff spokesperson Abu Misri Mama, during his group’s announcement in a secluded [...]

Dead man found in Macabalan

VILLAGERS fished out the body of a man near a shore in Macabalan at dawn yesterday. Police said the body was found by fishermen at around 4:30 am. PO3 Michael Pajanon of the Macabalan police said investigators have yet to identify the victim who literally [...]

Mulawan to pursue case vs ‘harassers’: Cabanlas

By Lito Rulona ONE of the lawyers of Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) whistleblower Emmanuel Mulawan Sr. said his client was bent on pursuing a case against the people who were behind his arrest and detention. Lawyer and ex-councilor Edgar Cabanlas [...]

Cops catch suspected carnapper, retrieve stolen van

POLICE yesterday arrested a carnapping suspect and recovered a stolen van owned by businessman and known good governance advocate Tito Mora. City police director Graciano Mijares Jr. identified the suspect as a Jamail Sutan who has no clear address. Sutan [...]

Murad: Mindanao, Middle East situations different

By Carolyn Arguillas CAMP Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao––Mindanao and the Middle East should not be compared because the situations in these areas are different, Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said [...]

NSC lootings stun group working to revive plant

By Nora Sorino and Tomasita Asequia ILIGAN City––Lootings have continued at the plant of the mothballed National Steel Corp., and a group working for its revival could do anything yet about the growing problem. The alleged lootings have been described [...]

Families displaced by demolition complain of lootings

By Ben Serrano BUTUAN City––Families displaced as a result of a demolition in Barangay San Ignacio here have lashed out at local officials whom they said did nothing to help them when authorities started driving them out of their houses on Monday. The [...]

Duterte denies saying some young Muslims to train with Isis

DAVAOCity––Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has denied categorically linking a group of Muslim Filipino, among them Davao citizens, to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis). Speaking to reporters on Monday night at the Grand Men Seng Hotel, Duterte said [...]

Bea Alvarez: Miss CDO 2014

A night of beauty, poise and wit dominated Limketkai Atrium last Saturday, August 23, 2014. Twelve stunning ladies battle it out for the crown, to be hailed as Miss Cagayan de Oro 2014. Everyone was on the edge of their seat, anticipating each movement [...]

Councilors call for cooperation on PUJ re-routing scheme

By Lito Rulona COUNCILORS on Tuesday called for public cooperation in connection with an ordinance and Mayor Oscar Moreno’s order on a re-routing scheme. The re-routing affected commuters and public jeepneys from outside the city, including those from [...]

Exec says banana firm attacked by rebels got no demand letter

By Ben Serrano AGUSAN del Norte––Banana firm Mindanao Agri Traders Inc. (MAI), which leased a Cessna plane burned by the New People’s Army (NPA) on Friday evening, said it has not received any demand ketter for revolutionary taxes from the rebels. MAI [...]
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