Misamis Occidental - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Misamis Occidental


Coronavirus patient who traveled to Cebu dies in Ozamiz

Apr 17, 2020 - 9:47 PM

The man from Tudela, Misamis Occidental, travelled to Cebu City on March 27

LEAVING CEBU. Passengers scramble to leave Cebu before ports closed due to community quarantine. File photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Who was David Navarro, the mayor from Mindanao killed in Cebu City?

Oct 28, 2019 - 5:16 PM

While Navarro appears on narcolists released by Duterte 2 times, he denied being linked to the drug trade

ARRESTED. Mayor of Clarin, Misamis Occidental David speaks to local media on an alleged assault incident in Cebu City a day before he is shot dead in broad daylight. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Malacañang condemns Misamis Occidental mayor's ambush

Oct 27, 2019 - 3:03 PM

Whether or not Mayor David Navarro was involved in illegal drugs, he should have been afforded due process and not killed, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

AMBUSHED. Clarin mayor David Navarro from Misamis Occidental was shot dead by still unidentified persons while he is being transported to the Cebu City prosecutor's office for inquest proceedings in M. Velez Street on October 25, 2019. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

Slain Misamis Occidental town mayor got death threats – Cebu police

Oct 26, 2019 - 1:56 PM

Cebu City Police Director Gemma Cruz Vinluan says they are looking at all angles – drugs, business, politics – in the killing of Mayor David Navarro

AMBUSHED. Clarin town mayor David Navarro from Misamis Occidental is shot dead by still unidentified gunmen in Cebu City. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

Misamis Occidental town mayor shot dead in Cebu City

Oct 25, 2019 - 2:30 PM

(5th UPDATE) Mayor David Navarro of Clarin, Misamis Occidental, is killed a day after he was arrested for beating up a massage therapist in Cebu City. He is on President Duterte's list of alleged narco-politicians.

GUNNED DOWN. Mayor David Navarro of Clarin, Misamis Occidental, was shot dead by still unidentified men as he was being transported to the city prosecutor's office in Cebu City on October 25, 2019. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

Misamis Occidental town mayor arrested for alleged assault in Cebu

Oct 24, 2019 - 10:32 PM

David Navarro, mayor of Clarin, Misamis Occidental, allegedly beats up a massage therapist

ASSAULT. Mayor of Clarin, Misamis Occidental David Navarro was arrested and brought to Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Station 2 after he allegedly assulted a massage therapist in Cebu City. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Post-elections, Comelec finds 26 overaged SK bets in Northern Mindanao

May 15, 2018 - 5:36 PM

If any of them turn out to have won in barangays in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, and Misamis Occidental, the Comelec says it will suspend their proclamation

LOOK: Tangub City features Christmas around the world

Dec 24, 2017 - 1:34 PM

Why spend thousands to tour the world when you can enjoy the same vibe through this 25-year tradition in this city in Misamis Occidental?

Ozamiz court won't allow Nova Parojinog, brother to attend parents' burial

Aug 11, 2017 - 9:27 PM

Presiding Judge Edmundo Pintac says the Parojinog siblings who are facing charges of illegal possession of firearms and drugs are high risk suspects

VIGIL. Relatives of the Parojinog family on Thursday, August 10, 2017, pay their last respects at the wake of Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr, his wife Susan, siblings Octavio Jr and Mona, and 11 others, who were killed in a pre-dawn raid on July 30. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

P2-M reward for arrest of cops in cahoots with Parojinogs – Duterte

Aug 09, 2017 - 5:34 PM

President Duterte warns the policemen shortlisted in the killing of so many civilians buried in the back of the barangay hall

President Rodrigo Duterte attends the 116th Police Service Anniversary in Camp Crame in Quezon City on August 9, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, July 30-August 5, 2017

Aug 06, 2017 - 1:53 PM

Must watch videos from this week

NICANOR FAELDON. Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon holds a press briefing at Bureau of Customs Office in Port Area, Manila on August 2, 2017. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler.

Parojinogs charged with illegal possession of firearms, drugs

Aug 03, 2017 - 8:45 PM

UPDATED The Department of Justice also rules that the detention of the Parojinog siblings is valid even if the 36 hour prescribed period already lapsed

INDICTED. The Parojinog siblings remain detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Mugshots from PNP

Duterte on Parojinog slay: Police had to shoot

Aug 02, 2017 - 8:30 PM

UPDATED The President says the Parojinogs of Ozamiz City got what they deserved

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in an interview on the sidelines of his attendance to the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017, explains the reason why he asked for a five-month extension on the martial rule in Mindanao. He reiterated that he wants to avoid a spillover of extremism in other parts of the island. Malacañan Photo

TIMELINE: Parojinog, from Duterte's narco list to a bloody raid

Aug 01, 2017 - 8:00 AM

UPDATED The raid where members of Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr s family die comes almost a year after President Rodrigo Duterte tagged them as narcopoliticians

Deaths after nighttime warrants suspicious – Drilon

Jul 30, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Both [Parojinog and Espinosa] are tagged as drug lords Too much of a coincidence? says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon

COINCIDENCE? Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon raises the similarities in the circumstances that led to the death of Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog and Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. Senate file photo

Ozamiz mayor Parojinog killed in police raid

Jul 30, 2017 - 10:28 AM

4th UPDATE The Parojinogs are among those included in President Rodrigo Duterte s drug list but they deny the allegations

KILLED IN RAID. File photo of Ozamiz Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog. Photo courtesy Ozamiz City official website

News Briefs: February 10, 2017

Feb 10, 2017 - 12:12 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Friday February 10

Misamis cops kill ex-PNP employee in 'shootout'

Oct 14, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Hired by the Northern Mindanao regional police headquarters in 2015 Remy Gumapac Jr was hunted for his alleged drug trafficking activities

Mayors on Duterte list deny links to drugs

Aug 07, 2016 - 3:40 PM

3rd UPDATE Several local officials accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of involvement in the drug trade vow to prove their innocence

#PHVoteWatch: Violence, vote-buying incidents on May 7

May 08, 2016 - 3:30 AM

Reports of vote buying and election related incidents are reported in Cavite Negros Oriental Cebu Misamis Oriental and Tawi Tawi

PH, South Korea sign $100M loan deal for Panguil Bay Bridge

Apr 28, 2016 - 2:15 PM

The bridge will connect Tangub Misamis Occidental and Tubod Lanao Del Norte

CONNECTING CITIES. Panguil Bay Bridge is targeted to be implemented starting this year until 2018. Image from cdodev.com

Northern Mindanao poll violence watchlist: 47 towns, 7 cities

Jan 17, 2016 - 10:23 PM

Local governments on the list are monitored because of insurgency problems rido or clan war historical political rivalry and the presence of private armed groups

Can you help this girl with epilepsy?

Dec 25, 2015 - 4:21 PM

Fatima is the child in that picture She is 6 years old and she suffers from epilepsy

EPILEPSY. The author, through a friend, helps Fatima get a CT scan. Photo from Patrick Taylor

Who is running in Northern Mindanao | 2016 Elections

Oct 11, 2015 - 1:00 AM

UPDATED Rappler s list of candidates for local positions in the Northern Mindanao

Graft raps vs ex-Misamis Occidental mayor over fertilizer scam

Feb 10, 2015 - 6:08 PM

Former Lopez Jaena mayor Zenaida Azcuna 5 members of the bids committee and a supplier face graft charges before the anti graft court Sandiganbayan for the anomalous procurement of fertilizers in 2005

IN PHOTOS: At Christmas, this PH city glows bright with stunning lights

Dec 22, 2014 - 2:46 PM

The beautiful Christmas display in Tangub City the Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines is a holiday tradition inspired by one lonely Christmas 22 years ago

6 more ex-congressmen face PDAF scam complaints

Oct 24, 2014 - 10:28 AM

The former lawmakers are from Luzon to Mindanao indicating the scale of corruption allegedly masterminded by Janet Lim Napoles who faces another pork scam complaint with ex DA chief Arthur Yap

Martial Law victims in N. Mindanao receive compensation

Feb 07, 2014 - 8:14 PM

Around 170 victims of human rights abuses from Lanao del Norte Bukidnon Misamis Oriental Camiguin and Misamis Occidental received P50 000 each

NPA ransacks police station in Misamis Occidental

Dec 14, 2013 - 8:33 PM

The NPA attackers were clad in military uniform on Saturday taking with them guns and ammunition

Ilocos Norte new poll area of concern

Mar 20, 2013 - 6:06 PM

The Northern Luzon province has been included in the list of areas at high risk for violence since the start of the election period

LPA now tropical depression Auring; Signal #1 in 9 areas

Jan 03, 2013 - 11:43 AM

The low pressure area that has traversed northern Mindanao has developed into a tropical depression and has been named Auring state weather bureau PAGASA said Thursday

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 10:32 a.m., 03 January 2013. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

'Pablo' hits northern Palawan, slows down

Dec 05, 2012 - 6:53 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Pablo Bopha makes its last landfall in Philippine territory Wednesday morning December 5 as it makes its way out of the country

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 5:30 a.m., 05 December 2012

'Pablo:' 40,000 in evacuation centers

Dec 04, 2012 - 5:18 AM

UPDATED The typhoon with international codename Bopha made landfall over Baganga Davao Oriental early morning Tuesday December 4; Pablo now raking across Mindanao

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 11:00 a.m., 04 December 2012. At 11:00AM 4/DEC/2012, the eye of Typhoon #PabloPH was located in the vicinity of Malaybalay, Bukidnon (8.3°N 125.0°E). Max winds/gust (160/195kph). Moving West Northwest @ 20kph. Image courtesy of PAGASA.