Cagayan De Oro City - updates

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Cagayan de Oro City to test sample population for COVID-19 antibodies

Jun 12, 2020 - 8:58 AM

The city government will also conduct RT-PCR tests for all of its Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) and Returning Overseas Fillipino Workers (ROFs)

Seafarers stranded in Manila return to CDO

Apr 30, 2020 - 10:51 PM

A mercy voyage by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) bring home nearly 600 seafarers from the Visayas and Mindanao

Seafarers who are residents of Cagayan de Oro City boarded a coaster that will take them to one of the City Isolation Unit. They were stranded in Manila and were taken home by a mercy voyage via MV Saint Leo the Great, chartered by the Philippine government. (Photo provided by the City Information Office)

CDO vlogger reprimanded for urging residents to defy city lockdown

Apr 19, 2020 - 6:41 PM

In his vlog, Antonio Bonitos says that since it's summer, people should go out and swim. He told police authorities he was just joking.

Mom recovers but husband, daughter test positive for coronavirus in Cagayan de Oro

Apr 09, 2020 - 7:45 PM

Their results may no longer be reliable, however, because they were based on samples taken almost a month ago

DONATIONS. Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno receives 20,000 surgical masks and 50 sacks of rice from officials of the Pilipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCCI) on April 8,2020. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

3 coronavirus cases in Cagayan de Oro hospital 'fully recover'

Apr 08, 2020 - 5:19 PM

They are expecting their laboratory tests to show they're now negative for coronavirus

DONATIONS. Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno receives 20,000 surgical masks and 50 sacks of rice from officials of the Pilipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCCI) on April 8,2020. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cagayan de Oro targets house-to-house survey for coronavirus symptoms

Apr 07, 2020 - 9:48 PM

Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno orders barangay health officials to conduct house-to-house survey of up to 160,000 families to check for coronavirus symptoms

Cagayan de Oro City mayor Oscar Moreno (center) Dr. Jose Chan (left) and City Police Director Henry Dampal in a press conference on March 30,2020 at the Cagayan de Oro City Hall where Dr. Chan announces the 3 new coronavirus cases in Northern Mindanao. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cagayan de Oro adds veggies to food packs for most vulnerable families

Apr 05, 2020 - 4:03 PM

Paul Douglas Calingin, the city government's COVID-19 economic cluster head, says 12,513 families living in relocation sites will receive the agripacks

Farmers from Impasug-ong Bukidnon harvest Sweet Potatoes. Bukidnon is a net-exporter province and is considered as the food basket of the Mindanao. Cagayan de Oro City government has added Agripacks as food relief to some 12, 513 most vulnerable households in the city. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Coronavirus response: CDO gets more protective equipment, alcohol

Apr 03, 2020 - 10:47 PM

The Cagayan de Oro health department head says that the city is ramping up preparation for a possible outbreak

ALCOHOL. Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City produces alcohol for use in coronavirus preparations. Photos from Kristine Renebelle Flores

Cagayan de Oro pays for hotel stay of health workers vs coronavirus

Apr 03, 2020 - 4:31 PM

Cagayan de Oro city is looking for ways to help frontliners facing transportation and lodging challenges under community quarantine

SANITIZE. Workers get board and lodging in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Kagay-anons join hands to fight coronavirus

Mar 25, 2020 - 12:58 PM

In Cagayan de Oro City, residents and private establishments work together to support medical frontliners in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus, and help those struggling during the community quarantine

Bukidnon locks down its borders

Mar 20, 2020 - 10:57 PM

Bukidnon Governor Joe Zubiri's closure order disregards an offer for unified Northern Mindanao checkpoints

DepEd: 586 students got pregnant in last 6 months of 2019 in Northern Mindanao

Mar 11, 2020 - 12:16 PM

The education department says 'that is like 3 teenage student pregnancies each day'

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Camiguin restricts entry of travelers from China, Hong Kong, Macau over coronavirus threat

Feb 06, 2020 - 11:11 PM

Tourists from other countries who merely had a layover in the 3 countries will also not be allowed to enter the island

Cagayan de Oro City offers sanitary landfill for use of other towns

Jan 31, 2020 - 1:09 PM

CdO says it will collect fees from towns which will avail of its new sanitary landfill

Cagayan de Oro CIty Mayor Oscar Moreno (in Pink) shows DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu the city's sprawling 45 hectares sanitary landfill. Mayor Moreno offers the landfill to other LGUs but says the LGUs must pay the city government. (Bobby Lagsa/Rappler)

Mindanao Pride's loud message in silent protest: 'Human rights for all'

Dec 22, 2019 - 10:40 PM

Veering away from the usual vibrant festivities, the 2019 Mindanao Pride March is a silent protest that highlighted issues involving the LGBTQ+ community

SILENT PROTEST. The 2019 Mindanao Pride March seeks to highlight issues experienced by members of the LGBTQ+ community through a silent protest at the Rodelsa Circle in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday, December 22. Photo from SPARK Philippines

Balay Mindanaw mulls suing CDO police over 'illegal search'

Nov 15, 2019 - 8:22 PM

'We will soon formally file a report to appropriate bodies,' says Balay Mindanaw's Kaloy Manlupig days after policemen barged into their compound and 'illegally' checked guests' belongings

Cagayan de Oro police search Balay Mindanaw Peace Center

Nov 14, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Balay Mindanaw's Kaloy Manlupig says it is an 'illegal search' because the cops did not have a search warrant

CDO cops kill ringleader, 2 members of Fajardo criminal group

Oct 04, 2019 - 2:06 PM

Cagayan de Oro police say Marvin Fajardo and his cohorts tried to elude the arresting team by shooting at them. All 3 suspects are killed in the ensuing gunfight.

Extortionists arrested for promising release of Cagayan de Oro mayor’s son

Jul 15, 2019 - 10:02 PM

The group contacts Mayor Oscar Moreno through a certain Ryan Maborang, who claims he can facilitate the release of Sean Moreno, who is detained in Pampanga over drug charges

SUSPECTS. Cagayan de Oro City Oscar Moreno (center) is flanked by police officers from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Region X as suspects who tried to extort from him are presented. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Gov't inaugurates 'biggest' port terminal in Cagayan de Oro

Jul 15, 2019 - 8:44 PM

The new terminal building has designated green areas and amenities that include a play area for children, drinking stations, ecumenical prayer rooms, an urgent medical room, food stalls, and pasalubong centers

BIGGEST. This is the biggest seaport terminal in the country so far, according to the Department of Transportation. Photo from DOTr

CA junks 24 administrative cases vs Cagayan de Oro’s Oscar Moreno

Jun 22, 2019 - 9:22 AM

The justices find no convincing proof that Oscar Moreno, when he was governor of Misamis Oriental, did wrong in approving the rental of heavy equipment for road repairs

Cagayan de Oro police chief in ICU after training accident

May 24, 2019 - 1:16 PM

Police Colonel Nelson Aganon suffers head injuries after encountering an accident during a motorcycle riding course in Camp Edilberto Evangelista

CAGAYAN DE ORO POLICE CHIEF. Police Colonel Nelson Aganon addresses members of the Cagayan de Oro Police Office in April 2018. Photo from the COCPO Police Community Relations Unit Facebook Page

'Most anti-Duterte mayor' wins 3rd term in Cagayan De Oro City

May 16, 2019 - 1:42 PM

Cagayan De Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno is tagged the 'most anti-Duterte mayor' during the campaign by his rival Pompee La Viña, the social media director of President Rodrigo Duterte in the 2016 presidential campaign

LANDSLIDE VICTORY. Cagayan De Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno is proclaimed winner in the mayoral race on May 15, 2019. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cagayan de Oro Mayor Moreno slams 'fake news' on disqualification

May 11, 2019 - 1:51 PM

The Commission on Elections division handing the disqualification case against reelectionist Mayor Oscar Moreno says the supposed resolution circulating online is 'fake'

Photo by Bobby Lagsa

Policeman, suspect killed in Cagayan de Oro shootout

Dec 07, 2018 - 6:36 PM

The December 6 shootout leads to the death of Highway Patrol Group Region 10 Senior Police Officer 1 Serge de Constantine Maceren and suspect Abdurahim Batawi Adilao

SHOOTOUT. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Scavenger to degree holder: The story of Jeb Bayawon

Jun 30, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Jeb Bayawon used to live in a landfill in Cagayan de Oro City until he got help to return to school 10 years ago. This year, he marches with fellow graduates of the Mindanao State University – Naawan, bringing him closer to his dream of becoming an educator.

CDO city election commission suspends overage winning SK candidates

May 21, 2018 - 1:22 PM

Fourteen winning SK candidates from the city will have their proclamation suspended, or will be reported by the COMELEC to the Regional Department on Interior and Local Government (DILG) for proper action

Her advocacy: Make no mom feel alone

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:09 AM

Nadine Gadia Casiño, founder of Modern Nanays of Mindanao, advocates for natural child care and supporting other mothers

MODERN NANAY. Breastfeeding advocate Nadine Gadia Casiño says a woman is neither defined by how well she cooks nor by how clean their home is – but by how she is different. Photo by Nadine Gadia Casiño.

Will he be removed this time? CDO mayor Moreno dismissed again

Jan 03, 2018 - 6:27 PM

Oscar Moreno is also charged before the anti-graft court over over irregularities in a space rental deal in Cagayan de Oro

SUSPENDED. Reelected Mayor Oscar Moreno calls on supporters to stay calm. Rappler file photo

CDO mayor offers P1-M reward in university president's murder case

Dec 05, 2017 - 2:33 PM

Aside from Mayor Oscar Moreno, the city council is also raising a P500,000 reward for anyone who can help point to the killer and mastermind of the murder of Ricardo Rotoras

JUSTICE FOR DR ROTORAS. A sign calling for justice for slain USTP president Dr. Ricardo Rotoras hangs outside the school's campus in Cagayan de Oro City, December 5, 2017. Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

CDO gov't wants more players to supply city with water

Dec 03, 2017 - 2:00 PM

This comes amid issues with one of the city's current bulk water suppliers

Cagayan de Oro animators to release 'Division of Existence' anime

Aug 27, 2017 - 12:25 AM

Inspired by Japanese animation style Filipinos from Mindanao spearhead the production of Sonzai no Kyoukai Division of Existence

DIVISION OF EXISTENCE. Mindanao-based animation group Xygen CG Works produces Sonzai no Kyoukai or Division of Existence. Screengrab from Xygen CG Works Youtube channel

SC approves Aguirre's request to transfer Maute cases to Taguig

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Petitioners meanwhile urge the Supreme Court to still decide on petitions asking that Congress convene to discuss the merits of Duterte s martial law proclamation

Supreme Court of the Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila


DOJ files rebellion charges vs 12 Maute members

Jun 20, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The 12 suspected members of the local terror group had been arrested in a Pagadian City hospital

SC says no decision yet on transfer of Maute cases

Jun 19, 2017 - 1:35 PM

UPDATED The Supreme Court issues the statement after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says his request to move Maute cases to Taguig City will likely be approved

PREMATURE STATEMENT. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II announces to media on June 19, 2017 that his request to transfer Maute cases to Taguig has been approved, something denied later that day by Supreme Court (SC) Spokesman Theodore Te. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Maute mother charged in CDO court for rebellion

Jun 15, 2017 - 9:12 AM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II also files another request with the Supreme Court to transfer the venue of detention and trial from Cagayan de Oro City to Taguig City


4 captured Maute fighters dead in ambush

Jun 11, 2017 - 11:31 AM

3rd UPDATE Several Maute Group members are reportedly killed and a few policemen injured because of an ambush by an unknown group

AMBUSH. Police escorting suspected members are ambushed on their war from Marawi City to Cagayan de Oro City. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

Mindanao PBA All-Stars, Gilas Pilipinas battle to a tie in Cagayan de Oro

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:27 PM

Matthew Wright of the Gilas side and Troy Rosario of the Mindanao side win co MVP honors

BATTLE TO A TIE. The Mindanao All-Stars and Gilas Pilipinas game ends up in a tie. Photo from PBA Images

Duterte: Communist rebels are terrorists

Feb 05, 2017 - 8:15 PM

It seems to me that itong mga terorista want another 50 [years] of killing of Filipinos says President Rodrigo Duterte denouncing the New People s Army

Cagayan de Oro flooding: Did Pagasa give enough warnings?

Jan 19, 2017 - 9:21 PM

The state weather bureau issued several rainfall advisories starting Sunday but the warning of serious flooding was made only at 6:30 pm Monday

CDO traffic enforcers hold protest after colleague's death

Jan 04, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Cris Cabingas head of the roads and traffic enforcement team at the Cogon public market in Cagayan de Oro was killed while on duty on December 30

COGON MARKET. A traffic enforcer directs traffic flow along JR Borja street beside Cogon Public Market, one of Cagayan de Oro's traffic-congested junctions. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

#NotOnMyWatch anti-corruption caravan goes to Cagayan de Oro

Nov 22, 2016 - 10:01 AM

How can the public use technology and social media to fight corruption? Find out as the NotOnMyWatch caravan runs in Cagayan de Oro City from November 25 to 26

Youth group asks SC to stop curfews in 3 cities

Jul 22, 2016 - 7:01 PM

The ordinances in Manila Quezon City and Navotas are curtailing a person’s right to liberty and travel says the Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan

Can federalism solve PH's education funding woes?

Jul 03, 2016 - 11:38 AM

In a federal system states can keep 80 of their revenues and remit 20 to the national government in comparison to the status quo where LGUs keep only 40

NEW GOVERNMENT. Former Senator Aquilino Pimentel believes a new system of government will solve the country's education woes. Photo by Justine Balane/ Rappler

Cagayan de Oro hosts Southeast Asia’s first Global Bubble Parade

Jun 03, 2016 - 6:36 PM

The parade is an international movement of passionate individuals who spread the belief that happiness is the journey not the destination by holding peaceful local parades of soap bubbles

SHARED HAPPINESS. Xavier Ecoville kids bask in happiness after the Global Bubble Parade on May 29. Photo by Jan Michael Amper

Cagayan de Oro starts full enforcement of curfew on minors

Jun 03, 2016 - 12:08 PM

The city implements the updated city wide curfew as classes open in June

Abandoned children slept on the pavement near Plaza Divisoria in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

How Andrea and her sisters escaped from prostitution

Jun 02, 2016 - 11:40 PM

A child prostitute shares her story of survival and escape

Cagayan de Oro school officials face illegal recruitment, estafa charges

Jun 01, 2016 - 10:15 AM

Graduates of a technical vocational school claim they were deceived by officials who promised them jobs abroad but the school says the alleged recruiter is to blame

Rodriguez concedes to Moreno in Cagayan de Oro mayoral race

May 09, 2016 - 11:19 PM

Rufus Rodriguez is gracious in defeat congratulating incumbent mayor Oscar Moreno after 85 of votes had been canvassed

GRACIOUS IN DEFEAT. Rufus Rodriguez (L) and incumbent mayor Oscar Moreno (R) set aside their differences as Rodriguez conceded defeat. File photos/Rappler

How will Kagay-anon PWDs vote on May 9?

May 06, 2016 - 8:38 PM

Persons with disabilities make up 1 4 of the population of Cagayan de Oro City

WAITING IN SILENCE. Delfin Angapan patiently waits for customers while almost never leaving from his spot. All photos from Alyssa Viado/Rappler