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ISKO BACKS TOURISM DEV’T IN CDO, MISAMIS ORIENTAL

Aksyon Demokratiko standard bearer and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso has vowed to support and promote the tourism industry in Cagayan de Oro City and in Misamis Oriental to generate jobs and spur economic growth in the province, if elected president in May. “We’ve lost 4.2 million jobs during the pandemic and the easiest way […]

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DOH NOTES GOOD PRACTICES IN CDO VAX INVENTORY

The Department of Health (DOH) has noted the good practices of the local government of Cagayan de Oro when it comes to the inventory of COVID-19 vaccines, the City Health Office (CHO) said. This came after the representatives from DOH central office visited the Cagayan de Oro to conduct the three-day simultaneous inventory of vaccines, […]

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CDO TO VAX NON-RESIDENTS IN PUBLIC TERMINALS

The local government of Cagayan de Oro expressed interest in helping non-residents get vaccinated for COVID-19 as they arrive in the city via public terminals. Mayor Oscar Moreno said the scheme would help neighboring local government units (LGUs) increase their vaccination rate. “This means that we can help other LGUs to achieve the threshold–the 70 […]

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GORDON EYES CAGAYAN DE ORO AS INVESTMENT HUB

Senator Dick Gordon has assured that Mindanao will not be left behind in the pursuit in progress once re-elected. Gordon, who came to the provinces of Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon as a guest senatorial candidate of the Robredo-Pangilinan tandem, is envisioning the area as a major Regional Investment and Infrastructure Coordinating Hub (RICH). “Having a […]

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NO DATA BREACH IN CDO CONTACT TRACING APP – MORENO

There was no data breach in Cagayan de Oro City’s contact tracing system, Higala App, after it was hacked, officials and program developers assured. The primary website of the Higala App encountered a defacement attack but hackers altered only the front-end portal, or the graphic user interface, implying that the attack was surface-level, the developer […]

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CDO COVID QR CODE WON’T STEAL BANK INFO – MORENO

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno assured the public that the Quick Response (QR) Code-based coronavirus disease (COVID-19) contact tracing system will not expose the bank data of registered users, contrary to the claims of a local radio commentator.Moreno pointed out that the QR Code system, Higala App, does not even ask users for any […]

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2 CDO FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS FINISHED – VILLAR

Two flood control projects have been completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) that will benefit residents of two low-lying barangays in Cagayan de Oro City. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said that the slope protection project along Cagayan de Oro River in Upper Balulang Section amounting to P75 million was designed to […]

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DPWH TO EXTEND CDO COASTAL ROAD – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways is proposing in its 2021 budget the inclusion of the Cagayan de Oro Coastal Road Phase 2 project that will extend the coastal road from Barangay Puerto in Opol, Misamis Oriental to Barangay Gusa in Cagayan De Oro City. “To further ease mobility in the city, we hope […]

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PRC TO OPEN COVID-19 TESTING CENTER IN CAGAYAN DE ORO – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), expressed optimism that the PRC’s COVID-19 testing capacity will be enhanced by the opening of a coronavirus testing center in Cagayan De Oro, which will be built through the generosity of Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare Philippines, Inc. (Lysol Philippines). Gordon recently received the donation […]

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I WILL ONLY FAVOR CHA-CHA IF IT WILL BENEFIT THE FILIPINO PEOPLE – GO

Senator Bong Go has stressed that he will only favor Charter change (Cha-cha) if it will contribute to the benefit of Filipinos. “If those who benefit from the changes in the Constitution are us politicians, then I am not in favor. The Filipino people should be the ones who will benefit from it,” Go told […]