Misamis

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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DTI’s FAB LAB Mindanao Shared Service Facility sets launch today at MSU-IIT
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A shared service facility that will help people transform their ideas into reality is set to be launched Wednesday, 17 August 2016 at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) in Iligan City.

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DTI 10 Maintains ISO Certification for 6 th Year
by: PR

The Department of Trade and Industry Region 10 successfully earned again its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 9001:2008 quality management system re-certification from AJA Registrars, Inc. for six years in a row.

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DTI brings ‘Negosyo, Konsumer at Iba Pa’ to Northern Mindanao
by: PR

The Department of Trade and Industry Region 10 brings to Northern Mindanao a national event showcasing the agency’s integrated menu of services and programs dubbed as the “Negosyo, Konsumer at iba pa” (NKATBP) on August 17 to 19.

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Oca invites Harbin mayor to experience Higalaay Festival
by: The Night Stalker

City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno has invited the mayor of its sister city in China, Harbin City, to join the festivities of the Higalaay Festival, Cagayan de Oro’s flagship festival during its fiesta month of August.

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Juan Science, One Nation: Researchers face formidable obstacles to raise PH R&D intensity
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In a 2004 paper, Bernie S. Justimbaste, Science & Technology Director for Planning and Evaluation, said the Philippines spent P 4.5 billion on R&D in 2002 (0.11 % of the country’s 2002 gross domestic product (GDP), down from 0.19 % in 1996 and 0.22 % in 1992. (Justimbaste, Improving the Philippine Research and Development Statistical System, 2004)

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Juan Science, One Nation: MSU-IIT Research Team seek ways to level up delivery of health services
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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The research team of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) is actively researching ways to improve the delivery of health services in Lanao del Norte and Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental.

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Smart Wifi launched at Laguinidingan Airport
by: PR

PLDT and Smart Communications have provided data connectivity with Smart Wifi at the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental.

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Juan Science, One Nation: Bukidnon’s Cakeboom is 2016 Best SETUP Adoptor in Region 10
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Bukidnon’s Cakeboom and Party Flavors is the DOST-10’s Best Small Enterprises Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) at the regional level, after earlier being cited as Bukidnon’s best at the provincial level.

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