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  • 10 new Covid-19 cases reported over the weekend10 new Covid-19 cases reported over the weekend
    CORONAVIRUS infections in Cagayan de Oro have reached 27,063 after the city logged 10 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases over the weekend, all of which are local transmissions.According to the City Health Office, of the six new cases, six were local index cases, one was a close contact of a previously confirmed case, and three were local authorized persons outside residence (Apors).The active cases in Cagayan de Oro have gone down to 44, 29 of whom were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city and 15 were outpatients.Cagayan de Oro also registered seven new coronavirus-positive… Read more »
  • Lapasan records highest case fatality rate in Cagayan de OroLapasan records highest case fatality rate in Cagayan de Oro
    BARANGAY Lapasan is the village that holds the highest case fatality rate in Cagayan de Oro at 6.44 percent.But the village with the most number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19)-related deaths in the city is Barangay Carmen, recording 111 total deaths.The barangay with the second highest case fatality rate is Bugo with 4.92 percent, followed by Canitoan with 4.50 percent.Barangays with case fatality rate less than four percent are Camaman-an, (3.91 percent), Bulua (3.58 percent), Kauswagan (3.50 percent), Patag (3.49 percent), Carmen (3.24 percent), Iponan (3.14 percent), Gusa (3.10 percent), Balulang (2.67 percent) and Lumbia (2.51 percent).Barangays with the most number… Read more »
  • Oro prepares for set up of city collegeOro prepares for set up of city college
    THE technical working group for the establishment of the city college in Cagayan de Oro is now preparing for a massive data gathering, Cagayan de Oro Technical Vocational Institute (CDO TVI) School Vocational Administrator Maria Victoria Trinidad said.This data gathering, Trinidad further said, includes conducting an online survey for the senior high school and junior high school students, out-of-school youths and adults."We're thinking that the bulk of the beneficiaries will really come from those na not in education and not in employment or maybe currently employed but they have not finished any college degree yet," Trinidad said."Yun yung parang we… Read more »
  • 66 couples got married at Kasalan ng Bayan in Puntod66 couples got married at Kasalan ng Bayan in Puntod
    FILLED with love and gratitude, Joseph Jumawan finally tied the knot with Leonila Bete, his partner for 50 years.Despite being together for five decades, it was only during the mass wedding program of the City Government of Cagayan de Oro in Barangay Puntod on September 29 that Jumawan and Bete was able to be wed.Jumawan even cited that he didn't think that he would be able to get married at this age, especially since he was electrocuted the day before mass wedding, which almost made him not attend the event."Mas maayo gyud magpakasal. Gani, wa ko nagtuo nga moabot pa… Read more »
  • 4ID commander says CTG's collapse inevitable4ID commander says CTG's collapse inevitable
    THE communist terrorist group (CTG) operating in Northern Mindanao and Caraga is bound for its eventual collapse, said Major General Wilbur Mamawag, commander of 4th Infantry Division.This was after a series of neutralization of top CTG leaders through surrender, capture and encounter.On September 25, six rebels surrendered to the 26th Infantry Battalion. The military identified the surrenderers as Mama “Jab” Inolato and Rodulfo “Datu Bagyo” Manseliohan Man-anito, Kabebing “Marilyn” Man-anito, Matet “Elvie” Inolato, Dexy’ Esok” Gumansil Hayonan, and Melecio “Datu Manhabinan” Manseliohan. They are remnants of Platoon Banglas of SRC3, NCMRC.Recovered from them were six high-powered firearms.On September 21, rebels… Read more »
  • Active cases in Cagayan de Oro drop to 35Active cases in Cagayan de Oro drop to 35
    CAGAYAN de Oro's active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases have dropped to 35 after the city recorded only three new cases, the City Health Office reported on Monday, September 26, 2022.Of the 35 active infections in the city, 20 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city, 14 were outpatients and one was a returning overseas Filipino (ROF)/locally stranded individual (LSI).With only three new local index cases recorded, the cumulative number of infections in Cagayan de Oro is now at 27,024.The total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro is at 26,035, while the… Read more »
  • Dengue cases in Cagayan de Oro drop to 21Dengue cases in Cagayan de Oro drop to 21
    DENGUE cases in Cagayan de Oro has dropped to 21 as of mid-September of 2022, the City Health Office reported.According to City Health Office Epidemiologist Dr. Teodulfo Joselito Retuya Jr., the number of dengue cases in Cagayan de Oro went up in the months of June to August this year, recording 218 cases in June, 236 cases in July and 132 cases in August.Last year, the city logged 42 dengue cases in June, 67 cases in July and 62 cases in August."Thankfully, due to our aggressive barangay level information campaign and proactive community, our cases went down to 21," Retuya… Read more »
  • Communist group leader, members surrender in Agusan del SurCommunist group leader, members surrender in Agusan del Sur
    A HIGH-RANKING officer of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) and five members surrender in Barangay Zamora, Talacogon, Agusan del Sur.The military identified the communist group leader as Badong Gumansel Lipanda alias “Reymund”, the CO of Pltn Banglas, Sub-Regional Committee 3, NCMRC.Lipanda and the other five rebels also surrendered three high-powered firearms and three low-powered firearms, including one M16 rifle, two Gerand rifles, one shotgun and two cal. 45 pistols, all with magazine and live ammunition.According to Lipanda, the fear for their lives, scarcity of food supply, being away from their families and children, as well as having no support from… Read more »
  • Top NPA rebel found dead in Surigao del SurTop NPA rebel found dead in Surigao del Sur
    THE 36th Infantry Battalion (36IB) confirmed the death of the New People's Army leader in Surigao del Sur.The 36IB, in a statement, identified the top NPA rebel as Noel Tumarlas Alacre, the commanding officer of Platoon 2, Weakened Guerilla Front 30 (WGF30), North Eastern Mindanao Regional Committee (NEMRC) of the NPA.Alacre, according to the 36IB, has 28 warrants of arrest for numerous criminals cases, including 12 counts of murder, eight counts of attempted murder, three counts of frustrated murder, two counts of slight illegal detention, one count of kidnapping and serious illegal detention, one for arson, and one for abduction.Alacre's… Read more »
  • 109 ASF-affected hog raisers in Oro receive piglets, feeds and vitamins109 ASF-affected hog raisers in Oro receive piglets, feeds and vitamins
    A TOTAL of 109 backyard hog raisers in Cagayan de Oro who were affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) each received three piglets, three bags of feeds and vitamins last Friday, September 16, 2022.These hog raisers, who came from 19 barangays in the city, were among the second batch of the Swine Sentinel Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Northern Mindanao. The distribution of the piglets, feeds and vitamins was held in the Barangay Mambuaya covered court.According to DA-10, the said program aims to help hog raisers regain their livelihood after being affected by the ASF last year. Moreover,… Read more »
  • High-ranking NPA rebel arrested in Surigao del NorteHigh-ranking NPA rebel arrested in Surigao del Norte
    A HIGH-ranking New People's Army (NPA) rebel was arrested by government troops at the port of Surigao City in Surigao del Norte.The military identified the NPA leader as Nenita Dolera, the secretary of Guerilla Front 19 of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) operating in Surigao del Sur.According to the 401st Infantry Brigade, a warrant of arrest for murder was served to Dolera after information was obtained that she was in Leyte and returning to Surigao City via fast craft.Dolera was brought to Surigao City Police Station for documentation and proper disposition. She is currently detailed at the headquarters of Police… Read more »
  • Cagayan de Oro is 'Galing Pook Awards' finalistCagayan de Oro is 'Galing Pook Awards' finalist
    CAGAYAN de Oro has passed the initial screening for this year's search for Galing Pook Awards, Head of the Local School Board Dr. Alice Anghay announced during the ManCom meeting earlier this week."We passed the initial screening, and so we are included in the finalist for the search," Anghay said.According to the head of the Local School Board, following the screening is the validation of the Cagayan de Oro's program application, which is focused on education.The validation, which is set to be conducted on September 22 to 25, will have the evaluators interview personnel from offices concerned with education direction.… Read more »
  • Only 7 new Covid cases logged in Oro over the weekendOnly 7 new Covid cases logged in Oro over the weekend
    THE number of new coronavirus infections in Cagayan de Oro has dropped to a single digit, with only seven additional cases reported over the weekend.The city now has a total of 26,948 Covid-19 cases.According to data from the City Health Office, of the seven new Covid cases, three were local index cases, two were authorized persons outside residence (Apors), one was a returning overseas Filipino (ROF) and one death.The active cases in Cagayan de Oro are now at 60, of which 22 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 37 were outpatients, and… Read more »
  • 9 high-ranking NPA rebels surrender in Bukidnon9 high-ranking NPA rebels surrender in Bukidnon
    NINE high-ranking New People's Army (NPA) rebels have surrendered to government authorities in Valencia City, Bukidnon.The NPA surrenderers were identified as Raquel Dahoyla, Joen Morales, Daniel Layanan, Mary Jean Cololot, Nelbert Binungkasan, Warren Balanse, Walisa Tinampakan, Marlon Ampoan, and Rey Unabia.According to Colonel Ted Dumosmog, the officer-in-charge of 403rd Infantry Brigade, the longing to see their families, as well as being pressured by them have prompted the nine NPA rebels to surrender on September 8, 2022.“Upon surrender, they were made to undergo medical check-up before being processed at Valencia City Police Station. Indeed, it is fulfilling to assist and see… Read more »
  • 46 couples tie the knot in Balubal for 'Kasalan ng Bayan'46 couples tie the knot in Balubal for 'Kasalan ng Bayan'
    A TOTAL of 46 couples in Barangay Balubal tied the knot during the "Kasalan ng Bayan" or mass wedding hosted by the City Government of Cagayan de Oro on Thursday, September 8, 2022.Kasalan ng Batan is one of the highlight services offered under the "Klarex nga Serbisyo sa Baryo" program of the City Government.City Mayor Rolando "Klarex" Uy, who officiated the mass wedding, stressed the importance of communication, humility, respect, intimacy, service, and trust in married life."Bisa'g magtiayon namo, mag-respetaray kamo, magtinahuray kamo kay dinha sa pagrespetaray, makita ninyo ang paghigugma," Uy said."Magtinahuray kamo labina sa mga panahon nga adunay… Read more »
  • Cagayan de Oro active cases down to 76Cagayan de Oro active cases down to 76
    CAGAYAN de Oro's active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases have dropped to 76 while recording 13 new cases. as of September 7, 2022.Of the 76 active infections in the city, 26 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city, and 50 were outpatients currently staying at the city's temporary treatment and monitoring facility.With 13 new cases recorded, the cumulative number of infections in Cagayan de Oro is now at 26,921.The total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro has risen to 25,892 after the city logged 24 recovered Covid-positive patients.The number of Covid-19 deaths… Read more »
  • Son of late top NPA leader killed in Bukidnon clashSon of late top NPA leader killed in Bukidnon clash
    THE son of late top New People's Army (NPA) leader George "Ka Oris" Madlos and his wife were killed in an encounter against the government troops at Barangay Kapitan Bayong in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon, the Philippine Army reported on Monday, September 5, 2022.According to Colonel Ted Dumosmog, the officer-in-charge of 403rd Infantry Brigade, Vincent Isagani Madlos, the son of George Madlos, and his wife, Angie Polandres Salinas died around 1 p.m. on September 3, 2022, following a 15-minute gunfight between the government troops and an undetermined number of rebels.The military recovered two AK47 rifles, other war material and personal belongings.Vincent and… Read more »
  • Active cases in Cagayan de Oro now at 104Active cases in Cagayan de Oro now at 104
    CAGAYAN de Oro's active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases have dropped to 104 after the city recorded only three new cases, the City Health Office reported on Monday, September 5, 2022.Of the 104 active infections in the city, 31 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city, 66 were outpatients and seven were returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs)/locally stranded individuals (LSIs).With only three new cases recorded, the cumulative number of infections in Cagayan de Oro is now at 26,899.The total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro is at 25,844, while the number of Covid-19… Read more »
  • Active Covid-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro at 107Active Covid-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro at 107
    CAGAYAN de Oro's active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases are now at 107, the City Health Office reported on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.Of the 107 active infections in the city, 41 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city and 66 were outpatients currently staying at the city's temporary treatment and monitoring facility.According to the City Health Office, Cagayan de Oro recorded eight new cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the city to 26,827.The total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro is now at 25,770, while the number of Covid-19 deaths… Read more »
  • Grandma burned alive in Misamis OrientalGrandma burned alive in Misamis Oriental
    AN 84-YEAR-OLD woman was thrown into a pile of burning wood by 11 members of her family in Barangay Baliwagan, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental.The police identified the victim as Teofila Camungay, who died due to severe burns all over her body.The 11 family members were cult members, one of whom was allegedly possessed by a spirit.The 11 included the victim's four children and five grandchildren, one live-in partner of one of the daughters of the victim, and the brother of the said live-in partner.The police have arrested seven of the 11 family members.According to Balingasag Police Chief Major Teodoro de Oro,… Read more »
  • Most Covid-19 deaths in Oro involve senior citizensMost Covid-19 deaths in Oro involve senior citizens
    THE City Health Office of Cagayan de Oro reported that most of those who died from Covid-19 in the city are senior citizens.City Epidemiologist Dr. Teodulfo Joselito Retuya Jr. said 1/3 of the total 949 cases of Covid-19 deaths from March 15, 2020 to August 19, 2022 were aged 60 and above.Retuya added that this number is due to comorbidities or pre-existing diseases of senior citizens.Several of these age groups have not also been vaccinated and some refused to be vaccinated.City Health Officer Dr. Rachel Dilla urged the senior citizens who have not yet received their primary doses of Covid-19… Read more »
  • 9 NPA rebels surrender in Surigao del Norte9 NPA rebels surrender in Surigao del Norte
    NINE members of the New People's Army (NPA) surrendered to government authorities in Surigao del Norte, the military reported.The rebels, who surrendered to the 30th Infantry Battalion in Barangay Mahanub, Gigaquit in Surigao del Norte, were identified as Edelberto Maisog, Grace Jubasan Bacalan, Jessie Siton Roxas, Chris Gire Libres, Nikki Bago Pinao, Alvin Palen, and Janiza Galupo.Two surrenderers have their names still being validated.The military also recovered 16 firearms from the nine NPA rebels.According to Major General Wilbur Mamawag, the 4th Infantry Division commander, the neutralization of the nine rebels will lead to the eventual collapse of the remnants of… Read more »
  • Oro logs 32 new Covid cases over the weekendOro logs 32 new Covid cases over the weekend
    THE number of new coronavirus infections in Cagayan de Oro has risen, with 32 additional cases reported over the weekend.The city now has a total of 26,734 Covid-19 cases.According to data from the City Health Office, of the 32 local cases, 16 were local index cases, nine were local cases with link, six were authorized persons outside residence (Apors), and one Apor with link.The active cases in Cagayan de Oro is now at 165, of which 77 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center and other hospitals in the city, 84 were outpatients, and one was an ROF/LSI.Over the… Read more »
  • 251 former rebels receive cash, livelihood assistance251 former rebels receive cash, livelihood assistance
    THE Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) awarded P11.808 million to 251 former rebels through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-Clip) on August 18, 2022 at Kaamulan Folk Arts Theater in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.According to the military report, all of the 251 former rebels received P15,000 as immediate assistance. Moreover, among the said former rebels, 120 of them received P50,000 each as livelihood assistance while 68 for the firearms remuneration.Bukidnon Governor Rogelio Neil Roque, in his message, said that the turnover of firearms, the release of assistance and firearm remuneration are proof that the "government did not forget… Read more »
  • No loud music late at night in Oro nightspotsNo loud music late at night in Oro nightspots
    AN AGREEMENT was made between officials of a condo complex and two nightspots in Cagayan de Oro on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, in which the bars were prohibited from playing music on or before midnight.The agreement, facilitated by the Regulatory Compliance Board (RCB), was reached between representatives of Avida Towers-Aspira, Station 29 and Lokal Grill. It was made after the occupants of Avida Towers-Aspira complained about the loud music emanating from both Station 29 and Lokal Grill even during the weekends.Lawyer Jose Edgardo Uy, the RCB chairman, reminded the nightspot representatives on one of the conditions of the statement of… Read more »
  • Over 557,000 in Oro now fully vaxxed vs CovidOver 557,000 in Oro now fully vaxxed vs Covid
    OVER 557,000 people in Cagayan de Oro have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as of August 14, 2022.According to data presented by the City Health Office, Cagayan de Oro City has recorded a total of 557,408 fully vaccinated individuals, or 92.14 percent of the target population, which is at 604,953.The target population includes children aged 12 years and above.Of the target population, 582,887 Kagay-anons have already received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.Cagayan de Oro also logged 155,702 individuals who already received their booster shots.Meanwhile, a total of 28,859 children aged five to 11 in Cagayan… Read more »
  • Active cases in Cagayan de Oro now at 204Active cases in Cagayan de Oro now at 204
    CAGAYAN de Oro's active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases are now at 204, the City Health Office reported on Monday, August 15, 2022.Of the 204 active infections in the city, 94 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city, 106 were outpatients and four were returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs)/locally stranded individuals (LSIs).According to the City Health Office, Cagayan de Oro recorded 25 new cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the city to 26,585.The total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro is now at 25,435, while the number of Covid-19 deaths in… Read more »
  • 15 former rebels avail 10-day Tesda training in Agusan del Sur15 former rebels avail 10-day Tesda training in Agusan del Sur
    FIFTEEN former rebels undergo a 10-day Land Preparation for Agricultural Crops Production leading to Agricultural Crops Production NCIII Training at the Main Command Post of 26th Infantry “Ever Onward” Battalion in Barangay Zamora, Talacogon in Agusan del Sur.The 10-day training aims to empower the former rebels to be more economically resilient by enhancing and developing their individual skills and capability toward sustainable livelihood.According to the 26th IB, the training includes seven days of land preparation for agricultural crops production and three days of entrepreneurship training.Pauline Marie Masendo, the municipal mayor of Talacogon, during her opening message, said that the local… Read more »
  • 2 NPA members, 2 high-powered firearms seized in Misamis Oriental clash2 NPA members, 2 high-powered firearms seized in Misamis Oriental clash
    TWO members of the New People's Army (NPA) were killed in a clash in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental on Thursday, August 11, 2022.The government troops reported that two high-powered firearms, two M16 rifles, were recovered after a 20-minute firefight between the rebels and the Army's 58th Infantry (Dimalulupig) Battalion at Sitio Haruhay, Barangay Lunotan, Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental around 6:30 a.m.The armed rebels were believed to be combined elements of Platoon Falcon and SR SDG Eagles, all of SRC1, North Central Mindanao Regional Command (NCMRC).Apart from the two high-powered firearms, the government troops also seized one IED, cellphones and other… Read more »
  • Over 28,000 kids aged 5 to 11 fully vaxxed in OroOver 28,000 kids aged 5 to 11 fully vaxxed in Oro
    A TOTAL of 28,150 children aged five to 11 in Cagayan de Oro have already received their second dose of Covid-19 vaccines as of August 6, 2022, the City Health Office (CHO) reported.The target for the Covid-19 vaccination rollout for children aged five to 11 in Cagayan de Oro is 91,841.According to the CHO's data, 38,834 children aged five to 11 or 42.28 percent of the total target population have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccines.As of August 6, 2022, Cagayan de Oro City has recorded a total of 557,035 fully vaccinated individuals, or 92.07 percent of the target… Read more »
  • City Health notes rising active cases in Cagayan de OroCity Health notes rising active cases in Cagayan de Oro
    CAGAYAN de Oro's active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases are now at 181, the City Health Office reported on Monday, August 8, 2022.Of the 181 active infections in the city, 72 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city, 106 were outpatients, and three were returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs)/locally stranded individuals (LSIs).Over the weekend, the City Health Office, Cagayan de Oro recorded 33 new cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the city to 26,405.Of the 33 new cases, 18 were local index cases, six were authorized persons outside residence (Apors), four were… Read more »
  • Cagayan de Oro remains under Alert Level 1Cagayan de Oro remains under Alert Level 1
    CAGAYAN de Oro City is still under Alert Level 1 from August 1 to 15, 2022, according to the Department of Health (DOH).Cagayan de Oro is one of the local government units that remain under Alert Level 1, while other areas where there is an increase in Covid-19 cases and low vaccination rates have been raised to Alert Level 2.Areas in Northern Mindanao under Alert Level 1 are Camiguin, Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental and Iligan City.Lanao del Norte, on the other hand, was placed under Alert Level 2.Under the Alert Level 1 status, minimum public health standards, such as… Read more »
  • Heart attack is leading cause of death in Cagayan de OroHeart attack is leading cause of death in Cagayan de Oro
    MYOCARDIAL infarction or heart attack was the leading cause of death in Cagayan de Oro in 2021, according to the City Health Office.According to the CHO data, a total of 202 deaths due to heart disease were recorded in Cagayan de Oro in 2021.In 2016 to 2020, the city recorded 127 deaths due to the disease.City Health Officer Dr. Rachel Dilla said 28 deaths due to heart disease were logged every week.Apart from heart attack, the top lifestyle diseases include Covid-19, hypertensive cardiovascular disease, cancer, pneumonia, diabetes mellitus, cerebrovascular disease, vehicular accident, chronic kidney disease, tuberculosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary… Read more »
  • More than 556,000 in Oro now fully vaxxed vs CovidMore than 556,000 in Oro now fully vaxxed vs Covid
    MORE than 556,000 people in Cagayan de Oro have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as of July 29, 2022.According to data presented by the City Health Office, Cagayan de Oro City has recorded a total of 556,641 fully vaccinated individuals, or 92 percent of the target population, which is at 604,953.The target population includes children aged 12 years and above.Of the target population, 582,226 Kagay-anons have already received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.Cagayan de Oro also logged 150,874 individuals who already received their booster shots.Meanwhile, a total of 27,476 children aged five to 11 in… Read more »
  • Active cases in Cagayan de Oro now at 138Active cases in Cagayan de Oro now at 138
    CAGAYAN de Oro's active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases are now at 138, the City Health Office reported on Monday, August 1, 2022.Of the 138 active infections in the city, 50 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city, 86 were outpatients and two were returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs)/locally stranded individuals (LSIs).According to the City Health Office, Cagayan de Oro recorded 16 new cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the city to 26,237.The total number of recoveries in Cagayan de Oro is now at 25,155, while the number of Covid-19 deaths in… Read more »
  • And Paglaya musical set on August 5And Paglaya musical set on August 5
    A MUSICAL play produced by 7HS Productions and Oro Teatro Bulawanon will be staged at Rodelsa Hall on August 5 and 6, 2022."Ang Paglaya: The Musical," an original Filipino musical written and directed by Maia Fortich-Poblete, is a simple story that focuses on relationships. It shows the father-daughter relationship of Manuel and Annika, Annika's longing for her mom Anna, and relationships with newfound friends from an enchanted place called Miyapa.The musical play is also about a father's misplaced love for his daughter. It tells a story of Annika and her quest for freedom from her domineering dad and her journey… Read more »
  • Kagay-anons urged to get vax boosters amid rising Covid cases in OroKagay-anons urged to get vax boosters amid rising Covid cases in Oro
    THE Cagayan de Oro City Health Office has called on Kagay-anons to secure their booster shots.According to City Health Office Chief Dr. Rachel Dilla, not all vaccinated persons have developed resistance as it depends on how their bodies respond."Mao na ang rason ngano mohatag ta og booster shots kay motaas imong level of antibodies," Dilla said.Dr. Ina Grace Chiu, immunization program coordinator of the City Health Office, said it would be a waste if Kagay-anons do not get boosted shots, especially when the city has been experiencing a spike in Covid-19 cases."Ang pagbakuna, dili lang nato giprotektahan atong kaugalingon kon… Read more »
  • No curfew order for minors in Cagayan de OroNo curfew order for minors in Cagayan de Oro
    CAGAYAN de Oro City Mayor Rolando "Klarex" Uy clarified on Wednesday, July 27, that he has not issued an executive order that imposes curfew for minors."Walay koy executive order nga akong ibalik ang curfew sa mga minor," Uy said during an interview over Magnum Radio."Kung minor ang akong tagaan og adunay curfew, nagpasabot nga adunay discrimination," he added.The Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) recommended the curfew for 18 year olds and below following the recent incidents in the city that involved minors.According to the city mayor, he told Cocpo that he would have to consult with the other… Read more »
  • 3 barangays in Cagayan de Oro now 'drug cleared'3 barangays in Cagayan de Oro now 'drug cleared'
    THREE barangays in Cagayan de Oro City have been given a drug-cleared status by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Northern Mindanao.These are Barangays 1, 7 and 14. This brings the total of drug-cleared barangays in the city to 13. Cagayan de Oro also has nine drug-free barangays, most of them are numbered barangays.Drug-cleared barangays are those barangays who were drug-affected from the very start and were drug cleared after interventions were conducted and going through due process, according to PDEA Provincial Officer Expedito Cardona Jr."Ang drug-cleared barangay, from the very start, drug-affected barangay sya. Buot pasabot naa gyud… Read more »
  • Dengue cases in Cagayan de Oro up by 111%Dengue cases in Cagayan de Oro up by 111%
    DENGUE cases in Cagayan de Oro City have increased by 111 percent from January to July this year compared to the same period in 2021, the city's health office reported.According to City Health Officer Dr. Rachel Dilla, Cagayan de Oro has a total of 692 dengue cases from January to July 2022.This is 111 percent higher compared to the dengue cases recorded in the same period in 2021, which is at 327 cases.Of the 692 dengue cases, Barangay Carmen has the highest number of cases with 80 dengue cases. This was followed by Barangays Lumbia with 60 cases; Balulang with… Read more »
  • Over 27,000 kids aged 5 to 11 fully vaxxed in Cagayan de OroOver 27,000 kids aged 5 to 11 fully vaxxed in Cagayan de Oro
    A TOTAL of 27,030 children aged five to 11 in Cagayan de Oro have already received their second dose of Covid-19 vaccines as of July 22, the City Health Office (CHO) reported.The target for the Covid-19 vaccination rollout for children aged five to 11 in Cagayan de Oro is 91,841.According to the CHO's data, 37,234 children aged five to 11 or 40.54 percent of the total target population have already received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccines.As of July 22, 2022, Cagayan de Oro City has recorded a total of 556,347 fully vaccinated individuals or 91.96 percent of the target… Read more »
  • Oro mayor to issue order to inspect vax cards of customersOro mayor to issue order to inspect vax cards of customers
    CAGAYAN de Oro City Mayor Rolando "Klarex" Uy is set to release an executive order mandating all malls, offices, restaurants, eateries and commercial establishments in the city to inspect the vaccination cards of their customers.According to Uy, city epidemiologist Dr. Teodulfo Joselito Retuya Jr. has informed him that Kagay-anons have become complacent in their compliance with the minimum public health protocols.The executive order, Uy said, will remind the consuming public and the management of commercial establishments to do their part in keeping Covid-19 at bay.During last Monday's city hall press briefing, Retuya mentioned that some malls and commercial establishments in… Read more »
  • NPA rebel killed in clash in Agusan del SurNPA rebel killed in clash in Agusan del Sur
    A NEW People's Army (NPA) rebel was killed in a clash with government forces in Agusan del Sur, the military reported.The 65th Infantry Battalion (65IB) reported that the clash happened Friday, July 22, 2022, in an uninhabited area in Sta. Cruz, Sibagat in Agusan del Sur.According to the report, the troops of 65IB were on a security operation when they encountered around 10 NPA rebels operating in Sibagat and Bayugan City.The firefight lasted around 15 minutes. The troops of 65IB cleared and secured the area and monitored the presence of fleeing rebels and probable routes.At the site, they recovered the… Read more »
  • Barangay Carmen celebrates Dinogan FestivalBarangay Carmen celebrates Dinogan Festival
    AFTER two years of no public events, Barangay Carmen in Cagayan de Oro City celebrated the Dinogan Festival in the new normal from July 12 to 14 with several activities to honor its patron saint Nuestra Señora del Carmen.City Mayor Rolando "Klarex" Uy reminded the residents of Carmen and all who attended the festival, especially those who have not been vaccinated, to secure their shots including their booster shots."Naa pa ang pandemya, naa pa ang Covid. Hinaot magmatngon ta aron mapadayon kining mga kasaulogan," Uy said."Mag-obserbar ta ug magdasig ko, mag-awhag ako kaninyo kadtong wala pa na-vaccinate, ma-vaccinan na unta.… Read more »
  • High-powered firearms, war materials recovered in Misamis OrientalHigh-powered firearms, war materials recovered in Misamis Oriental
    TROOPS have recovered a high-powered firearms and war materials following an encounter with the communist terrorist groups (CTGs) in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental on July 6, 2022.According to the 58th Infantry Battalion (58IB), the clash occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the hinterlands of Barangay San Juan in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental after the troops responded to the information from a concerned citizen regarding the presence of the armed group in their farm land.The firefight between the government troops and communist rebels lasted 10 minutes.The 58IB recovered one AK-47 assault rifle, four magazines AK47 with ammo, three magazines M16 with ammo, five bag… Read more »
  • 4ID rules out sabotage in ammo dump fire4ID rules out sabotage in ammo dump fire
    THE 4th Infantry Division (4ID) ruled out sabotage in the fire incident that destroyed the ammunition dump depot in Camp Edilberto Evangelista, Barangay Patag on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.The lock [in the doors] are intact. Meaning nobody tampered with the lock," Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Sta. Maria, 10th Forward Service Support Unit commander of the 4ID, said during the press conference on Tuesday.Sta. Maria added that the ammunition storage faciltiy has an updated fire safety inspection certificate from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) dated March 22, 2022.He said each magazine in the ammo complex were inspected by the BFP to… Read more »
  • Cagayan de Oro mourns death of former mayor Reuben CanoyCagayan de Oro mourns death of former mayor Reuben Canoy
    THE City Government of Cagayan de Oro is mourning the death of former city mayor lawyer Reuben Canoy.Canoy passed away on July 5, 2022 at the age of 93. He served as the city mayor from 1971 to 1976. He was also among the nine to represent Northern Mindanao in the interim Batasang Pambansa from 1978 to 1984."Dili makahunong ang kamatayon sa atong pagtahud, pagpangga kaniya. Wala gayu'y nahisama kaniya. My respecful salute to you, Mayor Reuben Canoy. May your soul rest in peace. Salamat," City Mayor Rolando "Klarex" Uy said during the eulogy at the City Hall Quadrangle Monday,… Read more »
  • Fire hits ammo dump in Camp EvangelistaFire hits ammo dump in Camp Evangelista
    SEVERAL residents of Cagayan de Oro were woken up by a series of loud explosions caused by a fire that broke out in one of the buildings inside the Ammunition Complex in Camp Evangelista, Barangay Patag past 12 midnight on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.According to the Division Public Affairs Office of the 4th Infantry Division (4ID), the said building houses 155mm Howitzer rounds and various small arms ammunitions.Eleven fire trucks have responded but could not get near the burning structure due to dangerous explosions.The fire was declared out around 3:10 a.m.Three civilians have gotten minor wounds due to shrapnel. 4ID… Read more »
  • Barangay Cugman implements ordinance against child laborBarangay Cugman implements ordinance against child labor
    THE local government of Barangay Cugman has implemented an ordinance against child labor after recognizing that child laborers are prevalent in the said barangay.The "Ordinance Providing for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor and Affording Stronger Protection for the Working Child against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination in the Entire Barangay of Cugman, this city" was authored by Family, Women’s and Education Committee Chairperson Ma. Elsie T. Jandayan.According to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Northern Mindanao Cagayan de Oro City Field Office Chief Emmanuel Toledo, the ordinance was enacted through the continuous advocacy of the Field… Read more »
  • Over 25,000 kids aged 5 to 11 fully vaxxed vs Covd-19 in OroOver 25,000 kids aged 5 to 11 fully vaxxed vs Covd-19 in Oro
    A TOTAL of 25,538 children aged five to 11 in Cagayan de Oro have already received their second dose of Covid-19 vaccines as of July 7, the City Health Insurance Office reported.The target for the Covid-19 vaccination rollout for children aged five to 11 in Cagayan de Oro is 91,841.According to the data, 35,821 children aged five to 11 of the total target population have already received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccines.Meanwhile, Cagayan de Oro continues to record a steady decline of new Covid-19 cases. As of 10 p.m. on July 7, the city logged seven new cases, bringing… Read more »