Lanao Sur PDRRMO beefs up rescue and retrieval operations

By Lou Ellen L. Antonio MARAWI CITY/Mindanao Hour, Aug. 16 (PIA) - The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) of Lanao del Sur has trained its personnel in preparation for the conduct of rescue and retrieval operations at ground zero here.      “Continuous... Read more

Sikad Para sa Marawi: A bike for a cause

CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan de Oro City, Aug. 15 – Northern Mindanao Police Regional Office would be spearheading “Sikad Para sa Marawi 2017,” a bike for a cause in Cagayan de Oro City on August 19.   According to PRO-10 regional director PCSupt Timoteo G. Pacleb, Sikad Para sa Marawi is a fun... Read more

Dads confirm MOU for MRF facility in Carmen

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – Material Recovery Facility (MRF) partnership for Barangay Carmen soon be forged.   Supporting the Solid Waste Management Act of 2003, the 18th City Council headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy on August 14, confirmed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) en... Read more

MisOr children home undergoes DSWD evaluation

CAPITOL COMPOUND, Misamis Oriental, Aug. 15 – Personnel from the Standards Bureau of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) conducted a two-day accreditation assessment on the Misamis Oriental Provincial Government-run children’s home, Bahay Pag-asa Center, in Sitio Daru Poblaci... Read more

MisOr quarantines security against Bird Flu virus intensified

CAPITOL COMPOUND, Misamis Oriental, Aug. 15 – Due to the possible threat of a spillover of Avian Influenza or commonly known as Bird’s Flu virus that reportedly hit the Province of Pampanga, the Misamis Oriental Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) has tightened its defense against the entry of l... Read more

4ID commander cited as valuable partner for peace, security in MisOr

CAPITOL COMPOUND, Misamis Oriental, Aug. 15 – Army’s Fourth Infantry Division commander Major General Benjamin R Madrigal was cited for his valuable effort in achieving sustainable peace and security in the province of Misamis Oriental during weekly flag-raising ceremony at the Capitol.   ... Read more

Clearing operations vs Maute to continue, says Task Force Marawi spox

By Franklin P. Gumapon MARAWI CITY/Mindanao Hour, Aug. 15 (PIA) – Fighting has remained intense here yesterday, Aug. 14, as the government troops are still clearing a remaining square-kilometer area in the main business district here according to Capt. Joan Petinglay, spokesperson of Task Force... Read more

Marawi rehabilitation needs comprehensive plan, multilateral coordination

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 — In a roundtable discussion on Friday, August 4, dubbed as “Rehabilitation and Recovery of Marawi City: Taking Steps Forward,” representatives from various sectors drew together to address the concerns brought about by the ongoing crisis in the capital of Lanao... Read more

DOLE MisOcc opens new building in Oroquieta City

OROQUIETA CITY, August 15 - "The new building of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Misamis Occidental provincial office is a realization of the collaborative effort and funding from the local government of Oroquieta City which represents the voice of the people in the province," DOLE Atty... Read more

Mindanao youth gather for International Youth Day

By Lou Ellen Antonio ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, August 15 (PIA) -Amidst the ongoing conflict in Marawi City, around 500 youths from the different parts of Mindanao gathered at Iligan City National High School Gym to celebrate the International Youth Day 2017. With the theme Love, Peace and Mu... Read more

CSOs gear up for Marawi rehab, reconstruction

By Lou Ellen Antonio ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, August 15 (PIA)-- Some 200 members of civil society organizations (CSOs) convened in a two-day conference at Celadon Pension House at Barangay Pala-o here to plan out for Marawi rehabilitation and reconstruction. To come up with an efficient and ... Read more

25 LGUs in ARMM to undergo validation for 2017 SGLG award

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 15 -  A total of 25 local government units (LGUs) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) passed the region-wide assessment for the 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG). Secretary Noor Hafizullah Abdullah of the ARMM's Interior and Local Gover... Read more

Farmers, residents benefit from new FMR in Lala town

LALA, Lanao del Norte, August 15 – Farmers and residents of Lala, Lanao del Norte are now enjoying multi-benefits of a new farm-to-market road (FMR) completed under DA’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP).  The 4.1-kilometer concreted FMR has started to benefit rice farmers in the ... Read more

DOLE 10 launches 1st clinic, job fair in Camiguin

MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, August 14 - Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) region 10 with local government of Mambajao launched the first DOLE Clinic and mini job fair in Camiguin where DOLE and its attached agencies came together ot introduce and offer their services to residents of the island.  ... Read more

DOLE MisOr turns over livelihood assistance to 187 beneficiaries

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, August 15 - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Eastern Misamis Oriental turned-over livelihood financial assistance worth P 2,043,115.05 to some 187 beneficiaries of the province in its new location at the New Villanueva Building, Katipunan, Villanueva Misamis Orienta... Read more