Philippines Cagayan-De-Oro Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:56:05 +0800Smart brings ‘Tropang Ready’ program to USTP
PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications will be conducting an emergency response and management training for the students of University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) on Saturday, February 24, as part of their initiative to ...Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:55:29 +0800Barangay Kauswagan to experience power outage
AN 11-HOUR power outage will be experienced in some areas in Barangay Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City, on Saturday, February 24.
This is because the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Company (Cepalco) is set to facilitate pole relocation in the area.
T...Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:54:54 +0800Teachers’ course on badminton a success
SOME 43 stakeholders from the different parts of Mindanao and two from abroad have participated in the BWF Shuttle Time Philippines Teachers’ Course-Cagayan de Oro last February 10 to 11 at the Xavier University Gymnasium in Cagayan de Oro City.
Th...Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:53:45 +0800Oro inter-public semis resume
FOUR teams will battle for the last two semifinal seats in the 17-under boys division as the 2nd CdeO Inter-Public School Basketball Tournament resumes on Saturday, February 24, at West City Central School covered courts in Cagayan de Oro City.
Cagay...Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:02:16 +0800Opada rules 2018 Macabalan chess tilt
CAGAYAN de Oro’s top young chess players tried their very best, but still not enough to produce champion in Class B level crowded by the veterans, if not, experienced pawnpushers.
Rodney Opada turned down the challenge of National Shell Kiddies cha...Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:01:00 +0800Emano: Moreno ‘brains’ behind nepotism charge
MISAMIS Oriental Governor Yevgeny "Bambi" Emano on Thursday, February 22, tagged Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno as the brains behind the malversation and nepotism case he is facing before the Office of the Ombudsman.
Emano, along with his bro...Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:00:24 +0800Marawi evacuees ask gov't why they can't return home
IT has been eight months since the war between the government forces and Maute terror group erupted in Marawi City, but displaced residents or the evacuees are still asking: "why they can't return home yet?"
Aida Ibrahim, spokesperson of Moro group T...Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:59:49 +0800Various sectors in Mindanao oppose Cha-Cha
VARIOUS sectors have laid their opposing positions over the government's plan to change the 1987 Philippine Constitution during the Mindanao leg of the regional consultative hearing initiated by a Senate committee, on Thursday, at the Xavier-Ateneo S...Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:58:37 +0800Xavier U fetes Oro artists in Labago Arts Awards
THE Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA) has given recognition to 54 artists in Cagayan de Oro on Wednesday, February 21, to acknowledge their contribution to the city.
Lambago Arts Awards, according to XCCA Director Hobart Savior, is an eve...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:30:51 +08003 teens arrested, 12 wanted in Oro fatal stabbing
THREE teens were arrested, while twelve are now the subject of a police manhunt, after they allegedly stabbed to death a sleeping 20-year-old man on Wednesday dawn, February 21, in Barangay Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City.
The victim, identified as Jo...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:29:49 +0800Cop's son nabbed in drug bust
A BIG-TIME illegal drug supplier, who claimed to be a son of a policeman, was arrested for selling nearly P400,000 worth of illegal drugs in a drug bust on Tuesday, February 20, along Corrales-Chavez streets.
Police identified the suspect as 20-year-...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:29:09 +0800Hardware stores told not to sell solvents to minors
THE City Government of Cagayan de Oro issued a stern warning to hardware store owners in the city caught selling solvents to minors.
City Administrator Teddy Sabuga-a said they have tapped the Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Commerce to help them warn stor...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:28:31 +0800Crackdown on PUVs intensifies
A TOTAL of 157 public utility vehicles (PUVs), mostly smoke-belching jeepneys, were flagged down by officials of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday afternoon, February 20, in...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:27:16 +0800Sunio: Beauty and Fear
A TYPICAL woman finds joy in her make-up kit, moisturizers, and soft and shiny hair. I myself enjoy patting some powder on my face and painting my lips, then making sure my curls are in check. Some boys ask why we do it. Do we have someone to prettif...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:26:16 +0800Wabe: Math and miracles mix
THIS 12-YEAR-OLD Math whiz from Cagayan De Oro has been making waves in the international arena, bringing pride and glory to the country. Lyle Lucas Adelante continues his winning streak, bagging another silver medal in the recently concluded 10th As...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:22:31 +0800SPC Sharks in double-whammy win over XU Crusaders
SOUTHERN de Oro Philippines College scored twin victories over Xavier University (XU) teams in different semifinal matches of the 13th Loyola Cup Basketball Tournament on Sunday at the XU gym in Cagayan de Oro City.
Defending champions SPC Sharks mov...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:21:45 +0800Corpus Christi’s Capilitan leads PCC chessfest winners
CAGAYAN de Oro and Misamis Oriental’s top young chess players seem now ready to campaign in the forthcoming Mindanao leg of the national age-group chess tourney.
This, after the favored bets dominated the Parent Chess Club Tournament youth tourney ...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:37:04 +0800USTP ordered to answer 'P200-M project mess'
THE Commission on Higher Education (Ched) has ordered the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) to answer and act on the claims of the Manila-based contractor of the terminated P200-million building construction project....Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:36:14 +0800Oro councilor passes ordinance to penalize drunk drivers
THE chairman of the committee on social services on Monday, February 19, said the City Council of Cagayan de Oro has updated an existing ordinance against drunk driving to include penalties for drivers caught driving while under the influence of alco...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:35:05 +0800SunStar CDO columnist wins in 1st UP Science Journalism Awards
A COLUMNIST from SunStar Cagayan de Oro was recognized by the University of the Philippines (UP) as one of the five winners of the first UP Science Journalism Awards last Saturday, February 17, in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Nef Luczon won Best Science ...