Misamis

Civil Society Groups converge in Normin to present CSO agenda to PNoy for 2015-2016
by: Mike Baños, Editor-at-Large

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY –Some 38 civil society organizations from all over the region converged in this capital city of Northern Mindanao last 14 November to collate the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) agenda to the national government for the remaining two years of President Benigno Aquino III’s term.

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Gusa Science High School stude tops 1st Discovery Kids Science Fair
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A student from the Gusa Regional Science High School in Region X has topped the 1st Discovery Kids Science Fair sponsored by Parasat HD held at SM Cagayan de Oro last October 4, 2014.

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In time for Consumer Welfare Month: CEPALCO drops distribution prices
by: BWM News Bureau

Just as the country’s biggest utility is again poised to raise its generation charges as a result of the four day shutdown of the Malampaya fueled power plants, Cagayan de Oro’s electric distribution utility dropped its retail prices starting with this month’s billings.

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Aboitiz Power leads AEV’s growth as global player
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The robust growth of Aboitiz Power Corporation in the past seven years is expected to continue leading Aboitiz Equity Ventures development as it marks its 20th anniversary as a publicly listed company this year and consolidates its footing as a player in the global market.

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Early morning, night flights by January 2015
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Air passengers traveling through Northern Mindanao’s gateway airport will have more flexibility in arranging their schedules with the return of early morning and night flights at Laguindingan Airport by January, 2015.

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RDC-X Execom eyes Region X’s Global Competitiveness with MCT as Principal Port of Entry
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The Executive Committee of the Regional Development Council for Region X (RDC-X) aims to ramp up the region’s global competitiveness with its recent endorsement of the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) as a “Principal Port of Entry.”

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DPWH: Funds available for RROW payments for JICA Flood Control Project
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There are funds available for Road Right of Way payments to properties to be affected by the multi-billion flood control project for the Cagayan River.

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Korean Government donates flood monitoring equipment for CDRRMO
by: City Information Office

The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) of Cagayan de Oro has boosted its monitoring capabilities as it received recently another set of instruments which measures and records the Cagayan river’s depth especially during heavy rains and flooding.

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Misor bamboo industry set to takeoff with “engineered bamboo house”
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The nascent bamboo industry in Misamis Oriental and neighboring areas is set for takeoff with the mass-based production of “engineered bamboo houses” for Sendong victims.

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Ilocos Norte eyes Zero Carbon Footprint & Beyond with Renewables, Organics
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Perhaps fate brought the iconic Bangui Windmills to Ilocos Norte, but the pioneering renewable energy project could well have blazed the trail to the province’s sustainable future with a zero carbon neutrality status.

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Phil Civil Service 114th Anniversary – Passion, Dedication and Tradition keep servant heroes going despite odds
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Civil servants in Northern Mindanao celebrated the 114th Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service with a stint at the Philippine Information Agency Region 10’s program “Talakayan sa PIA” at the PIA-10 office Monday, September 8, 2014.

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Gorospe Estate donates lot for Balingasag Bus Terminal
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The Intestate Estate of the late Justice Benjamin K. Gorospe and Isabel P. Gorospe has donated a one-hectare lot to the Municipality of Balingasag, Misamis Oriental for the town's proposed bus terminal in a formal ceremony held September 3, 2014 at the Municipality's People's Palace.

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CDO PH’s No. 2 in Infrastructure Competitiveness
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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – One of the major factors which pulled up Cagayan de Oro City to No.2 in the latest overall competitiveness rankings of cities around the country was its infrastructure competitiveness.

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J.R. Borja General Hospital: Quality hospital care for the poor
by: Mike Baños, Editor-at-Large

The J.R. Borja General Hospital of Cagayan de Oro City is aiming to be the country’s premier local government hospital by 2016.

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JR Borja General Hospital marks 51 Years with new DOH East Wing
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The J.R. Borja General Hospital marks its 51st anniversary today, August 25, 2014, with the inauguration of its new East Wing (DOH) Building funded by the Department of Health (DOH).

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An Operation Put-A-Smile beneficiary 10 years later
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When she was barely two years old, Liza Jane (not her real name) suffered a horrific accident that would have left her scarred for life. She suffered second degree burns on 30 percent of her body, including her face, neck, chest and abdomen when hot molten floor wax accidentally fell on her as she stood beside a table near the gas stove. Her injuries were exacerbated when the clothes she was wearing at that time also caught fire.

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Repairing Bodies to Rebuild Lives in Mindanao
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INTERPLAST Australia & New Zealand is a non-profit organization which aims to improve the quality of life for people with disability who are disabled as a result of congenital or acquired medical conditions such as cleft lip and palate or burn scar contractures.

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Economic Dynamism drives CdO as Vismin’s Most Competitive City
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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The City of Golden Friendship celebrates this Fiesta Month its citation as the Philippines Most Competitive City outside Metro Manila and Numero Uno in the Visayas and Mindanao.

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State-of-the-art mushroom cultivation center in Misamis Oriental completed
by: CDODev.com

The state-of-the-art Mushroom Technology Transfer Project has been completed with the formal completion ceremony held just recently at Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology (MOSCAT) in Claveria, Misamis Oriental.

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