Feature: Abby James and writing on the toils of the self

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 16 - “Her writing is a dangerous cocktail of women, inner turmoil, and love,” reads her bionote in the Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro, otherwise known as NAGMAC, where she serves as a senior fellow for fiction and essay.   Abigail “Abby” C. James, ... Read more

CDO University, DILG facilitate WatSan governance training

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 16 - The Governance and Leadership Institute (GLI) of Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan facilitated the training and seminar on Water and Sanitation (WatSan) governance organized by the central office of the Department of Interior and Local Government under the Office ... Read more

‘Bring your own bayong’ takes effect in Mambajao

MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, June 16 (PIA) – With the aim to preserve the environment and aid in the information dissemination on the importance of taking care of the natural resources, the municipal government of Mambajao implements the “Bring Your Own Bayong” (bag) in all commercial establishments si... Read more

Guv commends police, military for arrest of Maute bomber

CAPITOL COMPOUND, Misamis Oriental, June 17 – Misamis Oriental governor commended the Martial Law Special Action Group (ML-SAG) for the arrest of Mohammad Noaim Maute alias Abu Jadid on June 15, 2017 at an apartment in Sta. Cruz, Macasandig, Cagayan de Oro City.   Governor Bambi Emano said... Read more

Business as usual in Cag de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 16 – It’s business as usual in Cagayan de Oro City.   This is the slogan of the city, as agreed by the business community, the tourism department and local police office in meeting of the City Council committee on trade and commerce chaired by Councilor George ... Read more

Lanao Sultans, Imams call for end to Marawi crisis

By Franklin P. Gumapon ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 16 – As the firefight between the Maute terror group and the government troops continues, the Sultanate leaders and Imams of Lanao have called on President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to resolve the crisis soon. In their open letter addressed to... Read more

MisOr guv says education key to fight terrorism

ILIGAN CITY/MINDANAO HOUR, June 16 (PIA) – Lack of education is one big factor in getting infuenced in terrorism activities.   In an interview with Misamis Oriental Provincial Governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano, he said If these children lack education, it will be very easy for groups to ... Read more

President Duterte clarifies war is not about religion

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 15 (PIA) – President Rodrigo Duterte clarified during his visit to 80 wounded in action soldiers and one wounded police who were brought in at the 4th Infantry Division Camp Evangelista station hospital in Cagayan de Oro City that this war has nothing to do about religion... Read more

Agri body backs implementation of corn production project

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 15 – The implementation of the “Sustainable Corn Production in Sloping Areas (SCoPSA) – Techno Demo Farm” will take place soon in Cagayan de Oro City.   This, as the City Council committee on agriculture and fisheries chaired by Councilor Annie Y. Daba favora... Read more

Dads ok implementation of Silid-Aralan Learning program

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 15 – An ordinance authorizing the City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno to enter into and sign the Memorandum of Agreement with the Silid Aralan Inc., which covers the implementation of the Silid Aralan Learning Technology Education (SALTEd) in Cagayan de Oro City was approved by t... Read more

MisOr intensifies security measures amid Maute bomber arrest

CAPITOL COMPOUND, Misamis Oriental/MINDANAO HOUR, June 15 -- Security measures will be intensified in the boundaries of Misamis Oriental following the arrest of a Maute group on June 15, 2017.   Governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano gave a directive to the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Ar... Read more

Tagalog News: Kakulangan sa potable water sa evac center, tinugunan

ILIGAN CITY/MINDANAO HOUR, June 15 (PIA) -- Tinugunan ng National Incident Management Team (NIMT) Marawi Response ang kakulangan sa ligtas ng inuming tubig sa mga evacuation centers sa mga bayan ng Balo-i, Pantao Ragat at Pantar sa lalawigan ng Lanao del Norte.   Gamit ang skyhydrant ultrafil... Read more

DTI imparts business strategies to MSMEs in MisOcc

OZAMIZ CITY, June 11 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in partnership with Go Negosyo’s Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship held another “Mentor Me Program” in Ozamiz City 8 June 2017.   Business law expert, lawyer Dan Kirby S. Jomilla said business knowledge i... Read more

Ozamiz City underscores peace, security in Independence Day

OZAMIZ CITY, June 15 (PIA) -- Local government of Ozamiz city gathered its constituents and various groups in celebration of the 119th Philippine Independence Day with theme "KALAYAAN 2017: Pagbabago Sama-Samang Balikatin" at Prospera Park, City Hall Drive Ozamiz City.   Independence Day... Read more

Tapatan with DA held in Tangub City

OZAMIZ CITY, June 15 (PIA) -- An agri-stakeholders forum and turn-over of projects with Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol was conducted on 9 June 2017 in Tangub City, Misamis Occidental.   Dubbed as President Rody Duterte TAPATAN: Gobyerno at Mamamayan Farmers’s... Read more