Misamis

Royal Houses of Lanao, KPM endorse AMRECO Manifesto
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Traditional leaders of Lanao have officially endorsed the petition of Mindanao’s largest organization of electric distribution utilities to keep the Agus-Pulangi Hydroelectric Power Complex in government hands for the exclusive use of residential households in Mindanao.

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NCMB settles XU, XUNTELU dispute
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THE National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) in Northern Mindanao has settled the labor dispute between Cagayan de Oro’s first university and the Xavier University Non-Teaching Employees Union (XUNTELU) during yesterday’s conciliation conference.

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MKA 24th Graduation confers chef toques to 54 students
by: The Night Stalker

Fifty four students comprising seven batches were graduated from Cagayan de Oro’s leading culinary school in appropriate rites held 13 November 2016 at one of the city’s leading hotels.

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XU: We take good care of our people
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Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan has clarified it has bent over backwards to accommodate the needs of its employees even during dire times and would continue to do so despite a notice of strike from one its employees unions.

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Countries in Asia-Pacific race against the clock to overcome antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
by: FAO PR

15/11/2016, Bangkok, Thailand – Representatives from countries in Asia and the Pacific have pledged to take immediate action to combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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Former Provincial Commander of Bukidnon laid to rest in Libingan Ng Mga Bayani
by: Annie Gorra

A former provincial commander of Bukidnon was buried in the Libingan Ng Mga Bayani on October 22, 2016. General Crispino De Castro was assigned as commanding officer and station commander in Maramag, Bukidnon during World War II and became PC provincial commander after the war

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Swedish retail giant H&M opens 18th Ph Store in Centrio
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Swedish retail giant H&M Hennes and Mauritz, Inc. has opened its 18th store in the Philippines at Ayala Centrio Mall in Cagayan de Oro City.

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Lower electricity rates for Mindanao households possible if Agus-Pulangi Hydro exclusively used for residential consumers
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Electricity rates for residential households in Mindanao can be reduced by as much as P2.25 per kilowatt hour if the output of the Agus-Pulangi hydroelectric power complex is exclusively allocated for residential consumers.

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Monster Kitchen Academy wins bronze for Mindanao at 10th National Food Showdown
by: The Night Stalker

Cagayan de Oro’s winningest culinary school has done it again! Monster Kitchen Academy (representing Mindanao) won a bronze medal as 2nd runner up in the Chef Wars, the Main Event of the 10th National Food Showdown held 19-21 October 2016 at CAP John Hay Trade & Cultural Center in Baguio City.

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Ocular Inspection of MacArthur Memorial Markers in Macabalan and Dicklum
by: The Night Stalker

Last Friday, 21 October 2016 the core group of the proposed Cagayan de Oro MacArthur Memorial Foundation took an inspection tour of the two MacArthur Memorial Markers in Bgy. Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City and at Bgy. Dicklum, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.

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AMRECO champions affordable electricity for poorest of the poor
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Is it still possible to reduce the cost of electricity in today’s regime of skyrocketing power rates? The Association of Mindanao Rural Electric Cooperatives believes this can be done in Mindanao.

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Inclusive solution to refilling of butane canisters with LPG sought
by: City Price Coordinating Council

The Cagayan de Oro City Price Coordinating Council is seeking an inclusive, rather than exclusive solution, to the widespread refilling of empty butane canisters with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for household use.

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Aboitiz Group committed to infra development in Mindanao
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The Aboitiz Group has reiterated its commitment to fully support government’s thrust for infrastructure development in Mindanao

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CPCC warns retailers price freeze still in effect
by: City Price Coordinating Council

The Cagayan de Oro City Price Coordinating Council advises consumers the price freeze on basic commodities is still in effect and warns erring retailers violators will be penalized.

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DOE eyes Social Development Framework for Energy Sector
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The Department of Energy is working on the development of a social development framework for the energy sector aimed at raising the quality of life of people at the “base of the pyramid”.

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DOE eyes restoration of dump power rates in Mindanao for the poor
by: Social Development Advocates for the Energy Sector

The Department of Energy will consult stakeholders on the possible restoration of dump power rates when excess power from the island’s hydroelectric power plants becomes available.

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FAO expands El Niño response in Mindanao
by: News Release

KIDAPAWAN CITY – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has expanded its El Niño response operations in Mindanao to provide farm inputs to an additional 5,500 small-scale farming households and improve the resilience of communities in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and Region XII-SOCCSKSARGEN.

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EMB-10 offers ‘total solution’ to Philippines’ industrialization dilemma
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The Duterte administration has set the full scale industrialization of the Philippines as the key to sustaining the country’s economic growth and curbing unemployment.

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Oro’s biggest hotel reels from cancellations
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Cagayan de Oro’s largest hotel is staggering from a series of cancellations brought about by adverse travel advisories issued by diplomatic embassies based in Manila.

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MKA Kumbira Student Overall Champ for 2nd straight year
by: The Night Stalker

Monster Kitchen Academy continues to dominate Kumbira for the fifth straight year. After winning the overall championship in the Professional category of the competitions for three straight years (2012-2013-2014), MKA is one year removed from an encore in the student category with its repeat championship in this 20th milestone year of Kumbira, the biggest culinary event and competition outside Metro Manila organized by the Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (COHARA).

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