Students, Chinese-Filipinos in Oro clash in perspectives

By Mark D. Francisco Staff member CAGAYAN de Oro City––A forum-cum-organizational movement pertaining to support for the Philippine government’s position on the West Philippine Sea issue, dubbed as “Kalayaan Atin Ito,” was held at the Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan last Friday and attended by students from different learning institutions in Cagayan de Oro City. But […]

Strategies for human capital, infra dev’t highlighted in PEB

The country’s top economic officials presented strategies to further pursue development of human capital and infrastructure which they said should help the Philippines hop on to the next stage of progress, during the 28th Philippine Economic Briefing (PEB) last Wednesday. With the theme “Shaping Our Future,” Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. […]

Muslim candidates with UNA to bat for expanded, new BBL

By Cheng OrdoÑez BWM-Executive Editor with Mark Francisco of Mindanao Daily News LAGUINDINGAN, Misamis Oriental––The Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is coming to form part of a decision this elections, at least, among Muslim candidates who are with the United Nationalists’ Alliance (UNA). UNA held the Mindanao-wide launching of its local slates and induction of news […]

Pope Francis laments: FB and consumerism are ‘eating us alive’

PEOPLE’S lives today are ruled by consumerism which also leads them to overuse social networks rather than engage in real communication, the Pope bemoaned in an address to bishops in Philadelphia. People’s lives today are ruled by the latest trend that the culture of consumerism dictates to them, instead of focusing on human relationships, Pope […]

CDO gets P200M from PhilHealth income

CAGAYAN de Oro City–In just two years of the current administration of Cagayan de Oro city, about P200 million has been collected from the PhilHealth income. This has been highlighted by City Health Insurance Officer Dr. Ma. Lourdes Gaane in the recently conducted Ulat ng Bayan. According to Dr. Gaane, around P194 million has been […]

CBCP slams ‘tanim-bala’ at airport

A CATHOLIC bishop has criticized what he called “shameful” acts by some airport personnel who allegedly extort money by planting bullets in luggage. Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos is alarmed over “tanim-bala” incidents reportedly perpetuated by some security personnel at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. “These are shameful and criminal acts of extortion that prey on […]

University orients public school students, parents for Senior HS

CAGAYAN de Oro City — Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan introduced its Senior High School program to Grade 10 students and parents of Cagayan de Oro National High School (CDONHS) during an orientation organized by their school on September 22 at the XU Gymnasium. The orientation aimed to clarify the program structure of Senior […]

26 Claveria farmers receive CLOA from DAR

Cagayan de Oro City — After 8 years of legal battle, the Department of Agrarian Reform Provincial Office of Misamis Oriental finally distributed on Sept. 12, 2015 the Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) to 26 farmer-beneficiaries of the landholding formerly owned by Crew Resources Development Corporation in Barangay Plaridel, Claveria, Misamis Oriental. The CLOA […]

Platoon leader in ‘hot water’

CAGAYAN de Oro City––A platoon leader will be facing court martial proceedings for the killings of lumads in Surigao del Sur recently, Army officials said. Army chief Maj. Gen. Eduardo Año, during his visit at the 4th Infantry Division headquarters here Thursday afternoon, said that a board of inquiry under 4ID chief Maj. Gen. Oscar […]

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