Misamis

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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Juan Science, One Nation: LDCU R&D team focused on urban plagues
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The Liceo de Cagayan University Research & Development (R&D) team is currently focusing its efforts in addressing two of the top causes of sickness and deaths in Cagayan de Oro City: dengue hemorrhagic fever and Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS).

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Juan Science, One Nation: PH needs to ramp up Research & Development Expenditures to compete globally
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Public and private sector institutions continue to conduct research studies relevant to the growing needs of Northern Mindanao but the resources needed to bring the region to the next level are sadly lacking.

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Kinoguitan: An RxBox Success Story
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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -The first recipient of the Department of Science and Technology’s RxBox in Region 10 has nothing but raves for the versatile multi-purpose diagnostic device.

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Iligan, Oro Schools are NSTW Quiz Bowl 2016 Champs
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The sister cities of Iligan and Cagayan de Oro each took home the championship in the Department of Science and Technology Region 10’s National Science and Technology Week 2016 Quiz Bowl.

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Juan Science, 1 Nation 4 National Science & Technology Week 2016
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Leaders in the public and private sectors agree science and technology have to walk the government mantra of inclusivity to help alleviate poverty and enable the Philippines to leapfrog its ranking in the Global Competitiveness Index.

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DOST-10 hosts free Innovation & Technology Forum
by: PR

Indigenous, home-grown technology developed by Filipino scientists and engineers take center stage on Monday, July 25th as the Department of Science and Technology Region 10 celebrates National Science and Technology Week 2016 to be held at the Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention Center at Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City.

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Nutrition Month Feature: DepEd 10 experience indicates CCTs key to improving malnourished school children’s health
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There appears to be a direct correlation between the improvement in school children’s health and nutritional status and the Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) their families have been receiving under the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

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