A member-organization of the Regional Peace and Order Council-10 (RPOC-10) has manifested its opposition to the planned extension of martial law in Mindanao, although the advisory body has pledged its full support for the proposal.
Reports of human rights abuses continues to pile up as mass actions were held to commemorate the 70th year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Monday, Dec. 10 while the extension of martial law in Mindanao looms.
Embattled Mayor Oscar Moreno said his arraignment at the Sandiganbayan for graft cases is a welcome development as this will give him the chance to answer all charges filed against him in court.
Authorities are now investigating into the personality of the suspect, said to be a dealer of firearms, who figured in a shootout that caused the death of a police officer in the city’s uptown area in Barangay Carmen on Thursday, December 6.
A video and photos of a young man covered in blood and who appeared to have been mauled has gone viral on social media prompting the police unit in Barangay Macasandig to deny that some of its officers were behind the manhandling.
The local government of Initao, Misamis Oriental has appealed to the Department of Public Works and Highways-10 (DPWH-10) to hasten the construction of an additional lane along the national highway in said town after three persons were killed in a vehicular accident on Saturday night.
The bridge that will connect Lanao del Norte to Misamis Occidental will open new opportunities not just to the two provinces but to the region and other areas in Mindanao, said Gov. Imelda Dimaporo.
A growing population for a highly urbanized city such as Cagayan de Oro has remained a challenge for local leaders as they tried to address the housing needs of the city’s informal settlers.
Various initiatives at promoting the endeavors of local students and entrepreneurs is making Northern Mindanao the innovation hub of Mindanao, a Department of Science and Technology-10 (DOST-10) official said.
Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Vincente Emano said he is planning to take a legal action against entities which allowed the shipment of discarded plastic materials from South Korea to an economic zone in Tagoloan town.