Feature: President Duterte sorry for declaring ML

ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 20 (PIA) — Human as he is, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte apologized profoundly and deeply to the Maranao community on Tuesday, June 19, for declaring Martial Law (ML) in Mindanao to avert terrorists’ attack in Marawi City. “To my dear Maranaos, I am very sor... Read more

Over 900 Marawi IDPs benefit from free hospitalization

By Apipa P. Bagumbaran ILIGAN CITY, Mindanao Hour, June 21 --- The Department of Health (DOH) continues to provide free healthcare services to individuals displaced by the on-going crisis in Marawi City. Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said over 900 internally displaced persons (IDPs) were ... Read more

Duterte to hasten peace talks, prevent civil war

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY/MINDANAO HOUR, June 20 (PIA) – With the ongoing crisis in Marawi City, President Rodrigo R. Duterte stressed the need to hasten peace talks and prevention of communal war that may take place when the Christians get involved in the war during his visit to the 79 wounded in actio... Read more

Marawi readies for rehab, peace-building efforts

By Franklin P. Gumapon ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 20 – While the clearing operations against the Maute terror group are going on in Marawi City, a rehabilitation plan is now readied by the city government. The rehabilitation plan of Marawi City includes prevention and mitigation measure... Read more

Celebrating Father's Day with soldiers

ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour (PIA), June 20 (PIA)--Father’s Day wouldn't be complete without sharing a little bit to the soldiers.   It was just an idea of Rasmila “Mye” Cosain, a Meranaw and a senior education specialist at the Department of Education (DepEd) in Lanao del Norte provin... Read more

DICT simplifies gov’t processes, services thru GovCloud

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 19 (PIA) – In pursuant to Executive No. 47 or the implementation of the iGovPhil Project, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)-10 introduces the Government Cloud (GovCloud) on June 19, in Cagayan de Oro City to make the government more effici... Read more

PCSO donates P5.5M meds for Marawi IDPs

ILIGAN CITY/MINDANAO HOUR, June 19 (PIA) – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has provided P5.5 million-worth of aid for the affected individuals in the ongoing crisis in Marawi City.   In a statement, PCSO General Manager Alexander Balutan said he would help the families and ... Read more

DTI urges Mindanao LPCCs to intensify supply, price monitoring

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 19 --- Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary and National Price Coordinating Council (NPCC) Chairman Ramon Lopez urged all chairpersons of the Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) to strengthen the supply and price monitoring in Mindanao a week after President Rodrigo ‘Ro... Read more

ARMM to build sanitation facilities for evacuees

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 19 --- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will construct sanitation facilities in some of the evacuation camps in Lanao del Sur to help ensure the health and wellbeing of families staying there.  While majority of the almost 46,000 families displaced by t... Read more

Feature: Academe on PH Independence Day: Value freedom amid crisis, aid displaced Filipinos

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 18 — Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan, Mindanao's first university, celebrated the 119th Philippine Independence Day as a commemoration of the country’s triumph for freedom and a recollection of its value amid the crisis of terrorism and the consequential dec... Read more

DA turns over assistance for Marawi IDPs

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 18 – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has turned over relief goods to conflict-affected families from Marawi City during the visit of Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol in Lanao del Norte province.   This was received by the Department of Social Welfare and Development... Read more

Help for Marawi evacuees beefed up

By Franklin P. Gumapon ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 18 – Government agencies responding to the Marawi crisis have doubled their efforts in addressing the needs of the internally displaced persons (IDPs). In a meeting held here yesterday, June 17, at the National Emergency Operations Cente... Read more

Dad wants photos of wanted persons posted in MisOr

CAPITOL COMPOUND, Misamis Oriental, June 17 – To beef up security efforts in Misamis Oriental, the provincial chief wants photos of wanted persons, including those directly involved in Marawi City siege be posted in the Capitol and in the municipal and city halls in the province.   Governo... Read more

Agri-Aqua Fair opens in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 16 - Beefing up its effort of displaying and promoting ‘commodity winners’ and other products in Northern Mindanao, the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) stages its 2nd Regional Agri-... Read more

CDO University dean named fellow at 2017 Higher Education in Asia

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 16 – “Good leadership in higher education leads by example and enables others to succeed. It is also visionary, has high expectations, and is clear on how to implement and manage change to achieve its goals.”   This is the opening line of the profile of Dr. He... Read more