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CMRB chief: ‘I didn’t know Abragan owns E&M’

By Nitz Arancon THE chairman of the City Mining Regulatory Board (CMRB) has claimed that he was unaware that one of his members owns a company that sought a permit to quarry when the Board recommended to Mayor Oscar Moreno to give the firm the go-ahead. The [...]

Mining board member files libel plaint vs GSD

A MEMBER of the City Mining Regulatory Board (CMRB) has filed a libel complaint against the editorial staff of this paper over a news story about mining operations in San Simon, this city. Lawyer Giovani Catli, who represents quarriers in the CMRB, filed [...]

Chan bent on pursuing case against Butuan hospital

By Ben Serrano BUTUAN City––The mother of the 10-year old girl who died of heart failure while being rushed to Davao City in July 16 said she was bent on pursuing a case against the Butuan Doctors’ Hospital for allegedly refusing to admit her daughter. Remedios [...]

Evangelista folk complain against ban on jeepneys

By Ben Balce RESIDENTS of Camp Evangelista are complaining about the army’s 4th Infantry Division’s ban on public vehicles in the military camp. The residents, including the parents and teachers’ group of the Camp Evangelista Elementary School, [...]

Mulawan fate rests on hearing outcome

By Nitz Arancon THE judge handling the rape case against Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) whistleblower Emmanuel Mulawan Sr. has dismissed a motion for a reinvestigation of the case but said he would dismiss it if the accuser fails to show up in court.

Council outlaws delivery of babies at home in Oro

By Lito Rulona THE practice of delivering babies at home has been outlawed in Cagayan de Oro. The city council has approved the Safe Motherhood Ordinance of Cagayan de Oro to address the high maternal and infant mortality rate, and to provide a safe and [...]

Barba body starts quiz into botched PBA event

By Lito Rulona THE city council’s committee on games and amusement on Tuesday started looking into the alleged sale of fake tickets during the June 7 PBA Games at the Xavier University gym. Councilor Adrian Barba, committee chairman, said the meeting [...]

More parents speak up vs deposit policy of Butuan hospitals

BUTUAN City––Many hospitals here, including the government-owned, have long been requiring pre-admittance deposits from the sick despite a law that prohibits the practice. Many are now speaking out following the death of 10-year old Jannary “Yanna” [...]

Council majority slaps Moreno with graft complaint

By Shiela Mae Butlig PADAYON Pilipino members have filed a complaint for graft against Mayor Oscar Moreno before the ombudsman in connection with controversial city hall spendings, including the purchase of a luxury car for the mayor’s office. The complaint [...]

It’s now a race against time for proposed Bangsamoro law

By Carolyn Arguillas of Mindanews DAVAO City – Four months after its submission to Malacanang, the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), reviewed and now “mutually acceptable” to the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) panels, [...]

CHR sees child abuse case against Butuan hospital

By Ben Serrano BUTUAN City––The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is looking into the possibility of making the Butuan Doctors’ Hospital liable for violation of the law on child abuse in connection with the July 16 death of a 10-year old girl who [...]

Genabe forms group to check if officials conspired with Daaca

By Nitz Arancon POLICE regional director Isagani Genabe has ordered a group of investigators to dig deeper into the loss of over 100 firearms at Camp Alagar, and see if there were others who conspired with the police officer who was charged in connection [...]

DENR rejects Moresco II plea to release ‘logging truck’

By Lito Rulona THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has trashed the petition of the Misamis Oriental II Rural Electric Service Cooperative (Moresco II) for it to release a truck that was impounded because it was allegedly used in [...]

Commies hurt 3 officers, burn equipment in fresh attacks

THREE policemen were wounded while three heavy equipment were destroyed in separate attacks staged early yesterday by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in remote villages in KoronadalCity and Tampakan town in South Cotabato. South Cotabato [...]

‘Kuyamis’ kiosk to greet tourists at airport soon

THE capitol has started the construction of a tourism information kiosk at Laguindingan airport as to showcase the vibrant culture and products of Misamis Oriental. “We will invest a small amount for the information kiosk but I am confident that its [...]
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