The provincial government of Misamis Oriental wants to make sure it has received a copy of the final version of the national Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF)’s guidelines on backride policy before implementing it.
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Various groups in Northern Mindanao expressed strong opposition to the Anti-Terrorism Act 2020 which they said will trample human rights as the country grapples on the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Department of Budget and Management in the region (DBM-10) has not reviewed Misamis Oriental province’s P3.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 and has instead returned the appropriation ordinances back to the Capitol for lack of necessary requirements.
Misamis Oriental’s delivery of basic services and its anti-Coronavirus measures could be adversely affected as a local court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) stopping the provincial government from disbursing out of its P3.58 billion 2020 budget.
Members of Xavier University (XU) staged a gathering outside the campus Friday (June 26) expressing support on charges filed against persons allegedly responsible for the death of XU’s alumnus Darwin Dormitorio.
Authorities arrested on Friday seven Lumad whom they claim are New People’s Army members in an operation in Barangay Blanco, Balingasag town in Misamis Oriental, a charge condemned by the Lumad group Kalumbay.
Provincial officials of Misamis Oriental said they are prepared to welcome stranded residents and overseas workers returning to their hometowns.
Mayor Oscar Moreno warned private clinics conducting rapid diagnostic tests, especially to persons returning to their workplaces, that they will be facing legal action if they continue to do so without coordination from government health authorities.
Cagayan de Oro Representative Rufus Rodriguez is proposing a one-year prescription period for cases on cyber libel, amending the provision on the Anti-Cybercrime Law.
The fate of a networking company here now hangs in the balance as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioners en banc will deliberate if it would be allowed to resume its operations.