Ex-Ozamiz City councilor Parojinog found dead in jail

Consuelo Marquez 09/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Former Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog was found dead inside the detention facility of the city’s police station Friday morning, September 4, 2020, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. “Parojinog was found dead…

Trough of LPA to bring cloudy skies, rainshowers in Visayas, Mindanao areas

Cathrine Gonzales 08/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The trough or extension of the low pressure area will bring cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms in Eastern Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, Caraga, and Davao Oriental on Thursday, August 27, 2020,…

Cloudy skies with chance of rains over Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Northern Mindanao

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 07/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — An intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) will bring cloudy skies with a chance of rains over Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (Mimaropa), as well as Western Visayas and Northern Mindanao, the state weather bureau said…

Northern Mindanao closes its borders as COVID-19 cases rise to 14

Froilan Gallardo 05/04/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines — The borders of Northern Mindanao region was closed to other regions as cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)  positive rose to 14 as of May 3. In a statement, the Northern…

Death of elderly COVID-19 patient stuns Cagayan de Oro officials

Froilan Gallardo 04/24/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO – A 69-year-old man, who died at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center last weekend, was found to be positive of COVID-19. The laboratory results of Patient 6783, a resident of Pinikitan, Barangay Camaman-an here,…

Rice from Vietnam arrive in northern Mindanao

Froilan Gallardo 04/04/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines — Two foreign cargo ships carrying 5,300 metric tons of rice from Vietnam arrived at the ports of northern Mindanao last weekend. National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) 10 Director Mylah Mylah Faye Cariño…

Northern Mindanao economy bleeds due to COVID-19

Froilan Gallardo 04/02/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO- The local economy in Northern Mindanao has taken a nosedive just two weeks after transportation between its cities, towns and manufacturing firms came to a screeching halt amid strict quarantine measures. Mindanao has been…

Anduyan to police: Ensure ‘uninterrupted’ transport of food supplies in Northern Mindanao

Froilan Gallardo 03/31/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO—Policemen were directed today, March 31, 2020, to defy the order of local government executives following reports that checkpoints in the different towns and barangays here have been causing delays in the movement of trucks…

Ten PUIs in N. Mindanao negative of coronavirus

Froilan Gallardo 03/23/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines —  Ten patients under investigation (PUI) were declared negative of the coronavirus on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Medical workers at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) breathed a sigh of relief at the…

2 COVID-19 cases outside Luzon recorded in NegOr, Northern Mindanao

Florence Baesa, Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/11/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two of the 49 patients confirmed to have the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country are now confined in hospitals based in Visayas and Mindanao, recent data from the Department of…

Economic boom in Northern Mindanao 

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 07/14/2019

  ILIGAN CITY – This highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao is living up to its name as a first class city with its wide roads and a busy commercial district that hosts dozens of restaurants, a…

Child labor remains prevalent in Region 7

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/24/2015

CENTRAL Visayas ranks fifth nationwide with the most number of child labor cases according to a labor official. Remedios Densing, regional focal person for the Child Labor Prevention and Elimination Program (CLPEP), said during the AGIO forum…

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