R10 palay production increases with seed assistance, enough rainfall

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 15 (PIA) – A significant increase in the region’s palay production was reported by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region 10 during the Media Forum on the Regional Economic Situationer on June 13.   Chief Economic Development Specialist E... Read more

Sec. Andanar: Soldiers are our real heroes

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY/MINDANAO HOUR, June 15 (PIA) -- “While they are at war, we should praise them and make them feel that they are the real heroes of our country today,” said Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Jose Ruperto Martin M. Andanar recognizing the efforts of ... Read more

HisCom launches first CDO history primer

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 14 (PIA) – To inculcate patriotism and enforce the Republic Act 9155 or the Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001 through enriching the history, the city government through the Historical and Cultural Commission (HisCom) launches the resource material on the history o... Read more

Iligan bizmen support ML amid dip in sales

ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 14 (PIA)— The Marawi siege, which led to the declaration of Martial Law (ML) in Mindanao, has taken toll on the business sector here, prompting the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation of Iligan, Inc. (CCIFII) to seek a security briefing with the Philippine N... Read more

Feature: Looking beyond beliefs, embracing kindness in crisis

By Apipa P. Bagumbaran War, calamity, tragedy and other adversarial events may damage lives and properties but they also open doors for solidarity and compassion. Datu Norodin Alonto Lucman, 61, traditional Meranao leader of the Royal House of Mindanao and Sulu and former deputy governor of ... Read more

Christians, Muslims one in helping Marawi IDPs

By Lorry V. Gabule ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 14 — Transcending beyond religious divide is one good thing emerged from the Marawi crisis, as Christians and Muslims alike are working hand in hand to assist internally displaced persons (IDPs) fleeing the “warzone.”  In his message du... Read more

Feature: Govt troops endures fierce firefight in Marawi City

MARAWI CITY/Mindanao Hour  – A fierce firefight in barangay Lilod Madaya here on June 9, 2017 which lasted for a grueling 14 hours from 3 am to 5 pm has inflicted a number of casualties to the enemy but at the same time, in the course of the battle resulted to loss of lives of 13 Marines, two of ... Read more

4ID, PNP heighten security, mobilize checkpoints

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 13 (PIA) – In the implementation of martial law in Mindanao, Col. Eric Vinoya of 4th Infantry Division (4ID) said that they have already established 15 static checkpoints from Magsaysay to Lugait, Misamis Oriental and 37 mobile checkpoints which they have conducted joint... Read more

Feature: Taking care of Marawi IDPs 24/7

By Franklin P. Gumapon ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour – Working round-the-clock has become their routine since the Marawi crisis erupted on that fateful day of May 23 when the government troops clashed with the Maute terror group in that Islamic City. Personnel from the Department of Social Welfa... Read more

DOLE-10 shares Singapore productivity and labor management

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 13 - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10 through the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB)-10 conducted a regional-wide labor and management cascading activity as part of its re-entry plan submitted to Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and the Temasik Found... Read more

Lanao del Sur dad tells Marawi residents to hold on

By APIPA P. BAGUMBARAN MARAWI CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 13 - “We will regain the whole of Marawi soon,” Lanao del Sur Vice Governor Mamintal A. Adiong Jr. told the residents here during the flag raising ceremony at the Provincial Capitol Grounds in celebration of the 119th Philippine Indepen... Read more

DepEd continues to locate public school teachers in Marawi

ILIGAN CITY, June 12 --- Officials of the Marawi City Schools Division opened two tracking and monitoring desks to locate public school teachers affected by the Marawi crisis.   Anna Zenaida A. Unte, assistant city schools superintendent, said the desks were established to track the whereabou... Read more

Feature: Malaybalay commemorates 119th Philippine Independence in spectacular Flag Caravan

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, June 12 (PIA) — To preserve the patriotic spirit and raise Bukidnon’s appreciation on the symbolic and historical essence of the Philippine flag, a spectacular ‘Flag caravan and Salute to the flag’ highlighted the 119th Philippine Independence commemoration rites i... Read more

City exec says crisis opens opportunity for unity, harmony

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY/MINDANAO HOUR, June 12 (PIA) – The challenge for this generation in this time of crisis is on how to build a Mindanao that is free, peaceful, harmonious and progressive.   This is the calling of City Mayor Oscar Moreno to Mindanaoans as he stressed that any calamity or t... Read more

Liberation from fear, terror is true independence, says DOLE chief

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 12 (PIA) – “We are called to continue our fight to nation’s liberation from fear, terror and illegal drugs.”   This has been stressed by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre H. Bello as he noted that there could be no true independenc... Read more