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MCPC to seek legal recourse vs. expensive power contracts
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A coalition of power advocacy groups will bring to court power distributors who have entered into power supply contracts without bidding.

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Ayala firm to develop 500-hectare property in Laguindingan
by: CDO.Dev.Com

Ayala Land has established Lagdigan Land Corporation to develop its 500-hectare property in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental.

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7 transmission towers in Mindanao Grid bombed in 2015 to date
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Two towers along NGCP's Agus 2 - Kibawe 138-kilovolt (kV) line in Patani, Marawi City were sabotaged by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at 9:20 PM, 29 October 2015.

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Misamis Occidental firms top DTI’s Bagwis Awards with 5 Silver & 5 Bronze citations
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Business establishments from Misamis Occidental topped the Department of Trade and Industry Region X (DTI-X) Bagwis Awards for 2015, garnering 5 silver and 5 bronze citations during the awarding rites held 28 October at a local hotel.

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Dark Undas Weekend Looms
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A confluence of unexpected and expected events are pushing the power supply in the Mindanao Grid to the edge of crisis and all but guarantees a long, dark weekend for consumers as they head to the cemeteries for the All Saints-All Souls Day weekend.

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Hotels, DOT eye regulatory legislation to curb growing Airbnb clients, listings
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The private and public sectors of the hotel industry agree there should be regulatory legislation to regulate the proliferation of non-hotel accommodations which visitors to the country can now avail of through the online booking websites such as Airbnb.

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Ahead of El Niño: Man-made power crisis hits Mindanao with bombing of two towers
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Well before Mindanao was expected to plunge into another age of darkness due to the worsening El Niño episode that’s been confirmed to be worse than the devastating 1997 edition , man-made security issues have already forced distribution utilities to resume rotating brownouts.

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Archdiocese of CDO invites public to support November 7 launch for Clean, Honest, Accountable, Meaningful & Peaceful 2016 elections
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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro (ACDO) and Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) ACDO Chapter are urging the faithful and their brothers of all creeds to actively advocate for making the coming local and national elections in 2016 clean, orderly and legitimate.

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Haze no cause for alarm in Region X
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No cause for alarm. No need for gas masks These, in a nutshell, was the gist of the message from officials of the Department of Health and the Environment Management Bureau in a press conference held at a local hotel Tuesday, 27 October 2015.

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CDO dodges bullet in Indo forest fire haze
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Cagayan de Oro just dodged a bullet, so to speak, when the recent intrusion of the forest fire haze from Indonesia proved relatively harmless.

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Cagayan de Oro People’s Council Recognized
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The Cagayan de Oro City People’s Council has been recognized by the Office of the City Mayor through an executive order in line with local government’s commitment to best serve all stakeholders through the empowerment of the citizenry; humane, efficient, and transparent participatory governance, and the delivery of services that directly respond to the stakeholders’ needs.

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Balay Balay Ta! Interactive 3D Puzzle Exhibit pushes indigenous architecture
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More Filipinos are getting a first-hand look at indigenous Filipino architecture thanks to a traveling exhibit by a Davao-based social enterprise.

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CDO Mini Energy Camp aims for grassroots demand side management
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While other energy players pay lip service to energy demand side management, a new program backed by the country’s largest distribution utility has taken the bull by the horns, so to speak.

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On the Ground Breaking of the Balingasag Bus Terminal
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Message from the heirs represented by the youngest son Carlos P. Gorospe

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LIHUK 2016: Aspiring for an enlightened electorate in Cagayan de Oro
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A network of non-partisan, multi-sectoral organizations in Cagayan de Oro have come together to advocate for an enlightened electorate not only for the coming national and local elections next year, but beyond.

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ACDO urges faithful to sign petition for Global Catholic Climate Movement
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The Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro is urging the Catholic faithful to rally behind Pope Francis and gather 10 million signatures for a petition which will be presented to world leaders during the COP21 Climate Summit scheduled next month at Paris which aims to build a consensus for a treaty to tackle climate change.

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The Night Stalker: CDO Filipino-Chinese Community mark 66th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China
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The Filipino-Chinese community in Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental celebrated the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China with a cultural celebration at the Atrium of the Limketkai Center last Friday, October 1st, in solidarity with other Chinese communities in China and around the world.

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Centrio pushes grassroots entrepreneurship with CUBE Bazaar Strip
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Ayala Corporation continues to pursue its advocacy to develop entrepreneurs from the grassroots through Cagayan de Oro Gateway Corporation (its joint venture with Anflo Management and Investment and Ayala Land, Inc.) which owns and manages the Centrio Mall in Cagayan de Oro City

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The CUBE Bazaar Strip Grand Launch
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Take 130 square meters of relatively quiet space in one of Cagayan de Oro City’s leading malls, 27 enterprising start ups, a gung-ho brave heart, a savvy corporate marketing team, and what have you got? The CUBE Bazaar Strip at the 3rd Level of Ayala’s Centrio Mall, that’s what.

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Of a Promise Kept: A Higa-onon’s Walkabout
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When Datu Juan Lindahay donated three hectares to the government in 1960 for the Lantad Elementary School, he did it on condition that should any of his descendants be fortunate enough to get an education, that they be allowed to work there as teachers. Over half a century later, his son Bruno has called on that promise.

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