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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

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

P135-M ecopark to rise in old dumpsite in Cagayan de Oro

Jul 11, 2019 - 4:14 PM

Mayor Oscar Moreno says he 'wanted to make something of the old dumpsite' in Barangay Carmen, in explaining why he wanted an ecopark in that area

GROUNDBREAKING. Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno (left) leads the groundbreaking ceremony of the ecopark project in the city. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cagayan de Oro mayor's son arrested in drug bust

Jul 03, 2019 - 5:42 PM

Sean Moreno is arrested with 7 other suspects in Angeles City, Pampanga, in possession of party drugs

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

'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

Northern Mindanao 'peaceful' as local campaign kicks off

Mar 30, 2019 - 3:24 PM

In Cagayan de Oro, former SSS commissioner Jose Gabriel 'Pompee' La Viña kicks off his bid to replace Mayor Oscar Moreno

PEACEFUL KICK OFF Cagayan de Oro mayor candidate Jose Gabriel 'Pompee' La Vina kicks off his campaign at Cogon Market on Friday, March 29. Photo from La Vina's Facebook page

Ombudsman junks graft case vs Cagayan de Oro mayor

Feb 27, 2019 - 3:21 PM

'At the very least, it vindicates us,' Mayor Oscar Moreno says after the Ombudsman dismissed the findings of probable cause to file to a graft case against him and former city treasurer Glenn Bañez

CASE JUNKED. The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed a graft case against Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno in connection with a tax settlement with Ajinomoto Philippines. Photo from the Facebook page of Oscar Moreno

Pompee La Viña running vs Cagayan de Oro's 'most anti-Duterte mayor'

Oct 18, 2018 - 2:52 PM

Jose Gabriel La Viña is challenging reelectionist Oscar Moreno. The former agriculture undersecretary's running mate is longtime mayor and kingpin Vicente Emano.

CDO RACE. This photo shows former congressman and Centrist Democratic Party president Rufus Rodriguez (2-L), former Cagayan de Oro vice mayor Caesar Ian Acenas (L), Jose Gabriel La Viña (2-R), and former city mayor Vicente Emano during the last day of filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Moreno remains Cagayan de Oro mayor as CA stops dismissal

Feb 08, 2018 - 7:53 PM

The Court of Appeals 22nd Division Mindanao Station issues a TRO and a status quo ante order on the Ombudsman's latest dismissal order against Mayor Oscar Moreno

SAME CONTRACT, SEVERAL CASES. Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno faces the media on February 8, 2018, after the appellate court temporarily stops the Ombudsman's latest dismissal order against him over the same contract when he was still governor of Misamis Oriental. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

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

University president killed in Cagayan de Oro

Dec 02, 2017 - 11:15 AM

(2ND UPDATE) Dr Ricardo Rotoras is the president of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines in Cagayan de Oro and the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges

DR RICARDO ROTORAS. University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) President Dr Ricardo Rotoras. Photo from the Facebook page of Ricardo Rotoras

Court of Appeals stays 11 dismissal orders against Cagayan de Oro mayor

Oct 06, 2017 - 8:15 AM

Mayor Oscar Moreno faces 24 administrative cases for the rental of equipment during his tenure as governor of Misamis Oriental from 2004 to 2013

MORENO.  Rappler file photo

CA stops 5 new dismissal orders vs Cagayan de Oro mayor

Sep 26, 2017 - 7:24 AM

The 5 new dismissal orders stemmed from allegations of irregularities in the rental of equipment for road project back when Moreno was governor of Misamis Oriental

NEW DISMISSAL ORDERS. The 5 new dismissal orders stemmed from allegations of irregularities in the rental of equipment for road project back when Oscar Moreno was governor of Misamis Oriental. Rappler file photo

SC upholds appellate court rulings in Cagayan de Oro mayor's cases

Sep 11, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Three Court of Appeals associate justices in Mindanao have stopped the implementation of the Ombudsman s suspension order against Mayor Oscar Moreno

Cagayan de Oro officials asked to explain dumpsite violations

Oct 25, 2016 - 5:45 PM

Current and previous city officials are accused of violating the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act over the Zayas dumpsite

DUMPSITE DEPENDENT. At least 1,700 scavengers and garbage workers make a dangerous living from Cagayan de Oro's decades-old dumpsite. Photo courtesy of Bobby Lagsa

CDO mayor's main antagonist calls it quits, seeks reconciliation

Oct 23, 2016 - 12:12 AM

Businessman William Guialani gives up after cases he filed against Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno are dismissed by the Court Of Appeals and the Comelec

ACCUSED. Mayor Oscar Moreno’s number one accuser has called it quits after two of the cases he filed against the Cagayan de Oro City mayor has been turned down by the Court of Appeals and the Commission one Elections. Rappler file photo

Court of Appeals reverses suspension of CDO Mayor Moreno

Oct 08, 2016 - 11:05 AM

The Court of Appeals reverses the Ombudsman’s suspension of the Cagayan de Oro City mayor saying the penalty may no longer be enforced given the expiration of his previous term of office

OSCAR MORENO. Rappler file photo.

Cagayan de Oro mayor faces graft trial due to tax settlement

Oct 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM

The Office of the Ombudsman finds probable cause against Cagayan de Oro mayor Oscar Moreno and Public Services Officer II Bañez for the filing of informations for violating the Anti Graft and Corrupt Practices Act

OSCAR MORENO. Image from Wikipedia.

Cagayan de Oro to form security unit resembling Task Force Davao

Sep 07, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Every corner in this world is very vulnerable to threats You hope for the best but you prepare for the worst says Mayor Oscar Moreno

Ombudsman slaps Moreno with 3-month suspension

Jul 02, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Moreno describes the cases being orchestrated by former mayor Emano against him as incessant unrelenting and vicious He tells supporters he stands on strong legal ground

CDO mayor refuses to step down despite Ombudsman ruling

Jun 30, 2016 - 7:00 AM

The latest ruling of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales will not remove the mayor from his elected position says the legal counsel of Cagayan de Oro city mayor Oscar Moreno

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

Who will sit on the throne of Cagayan de Oro City?

May 05, 2016 - 11:53 AM

The face off for the seat of the Gateway to Northern Mindanao revolves around a re electionist an incumbent representative and a former mayor

Cagayan de Oro mayoral bets: Where they stand on issues

Apr 30, 2016 - 11:24 AM

Incumbent Mayor Oscar Moreno former city mayor Vicente Emano and lawmaker Rufus Rodriguez trade barbs over how they would run the city if they win the elections

FRIENDLY. Cagayan de Oro Mayor bet Vicente Emano (left) of PaDayon Pilipino Party, City mayor Oscar Moreno of Liberal Party and city 2nd district representative Rufus Rodriguez held hands after the third and final debate in Lim Ket Kai Mall on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Battle over Cagayan de Oro airport: US base or new city center?

Jan 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM

If EDCA enters the picture and the airport is used by the US military city officials say they would have to adjust accordingly But first they will try to convince the national government to favor their plan

WE WANT AN AIRPORT TOO. Engineer Isidro Borja (left), Cagayan de Oro's top planning and development officer; and Eileen San Juan, the city's chief for Local Economics, Investment Promotion, discuss the planned Cagayan de Oro city expansion which may be affected if the national government will use the Lumbia Airport for the Enhance Defense Cooperation Agreement as forward base for the US military. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler.

DILG reinstates Cagayan de Oro mayor Moreno

Nov 18, 2015 - 8:17 PM

Local Government Undersecretary Austere Panadero says in a directive that Moreno will continue to serve as mayor pending the appellate court s decision on his dismissal

Cagayan de Oro mayor gets court order to stay in office

Nov 13, 2015 - 9:31 PM

The Court of Appeals issues a status quo ante order as it deliberates on Mayor Oscar Moreno s motion for reconsideration of the Ombudsman s dismissal order

New Cagayan de Oro mayor sworn in; Moreno holds out

Nov 12, 2015 - 11:25 PM

UPDATED Vice Mayor Ian Acenas has been sworn in the regional DILG official but dismissed Mayor Oscar Moreno says he will submit his pleading with the appeals court

NEW MAYOR. Ian Acenas, elected vice mayor of Cagayan de Oro City, assumes mayorship after the Ombudsman dismissed Mayor Oscar Moreno. Photo from Ian Acenas' Facebook page

Dismissed CDO mayor slams Ombudsman's 'miscarriage of justice'

Nov 06, 2015 - 9:36 AM

We will file our Motion for Reconsideration and as circumstances warrant we will file a Temporary Restraining Order with the Court of Appeals once we receive a copy of the order says dismissed mayor Oscar Moreno

Ombudsman orders dismissal of 3 Mindanao mayors

Nov 05, 2015 - 12:23 PM

Among those ordered dismissed is re electionist Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno

ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES VS LOCAL EXECS. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the dismissal of local officials in Mindanao for administrative offenses. File photo by Raffy Taboy

Political kingpin Emano no-show in UNA's Mindanao launch

Oct 04, 2015 - 12:21 AM

Emano’s absence fuels speculation that he is not in top shape and may not be able to join sorties if he runs for mayor of Cagayan de Oro City

UNA IN MINDANAO. Vice President Jejomar Binay speaks during the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) Mindanao Launch in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental on October 3, 2015. Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Afraid to be seen with Roxas? Non-LP mayors leave Misamis event

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas tells mayors they will get new patrol jeeps – regardless of their political color

'NO POLITICS HERE.' Interior Secretary Mar Roxas gestures as he hammers a point that there is no politics in the distribution of the patrol jeeps to the 23 towns of Misamis Oriental on Friday, July 3, 2015. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Suspect in murder of CDO mayor's relatives arrested

Jun 16, 2015 - 4:53 PM

Suspect Alikhan Dimnatang heads the Dimnatang kidnap for ransom group and has pending arrest warrants for murder frustrated murder and attempted murder

Young and empowered: A model for youth governance

Jul 07, 2014 - 12:19 PM

A youth organization in Cagayan de Oro is breaking ground to get the youth more involved in local governance

CDO revives lone city govt-owned hospital

Apr 05, 2014 - 12:32 PM

It is a shame that a city as big as Cagayan de Oro the capital of Northern Mindanao with a population of half a million has only one hospital says Mayor Oscar Moreno referring to the city government owned hospital

REVIVED. The Justiniano R. Borja General Hospital in Cagayan de Oro City serves the almost 500,000 residents of the city. All photos by Bobby Lagsa

Japanese gov't funds P170-M housing project in CDO

Mar 15, 2014 - 1:50 PM

The city government of Cagayan de Oro has identified a 15 hectare land where 1 200 new housing units will be built for victims of Typhoon Sendong

PNP had prior info on Mindanao blasts - Purisima

Aug 07, 2013 - 5:20 PM

The PNP chief tells the Senate the reports contained very general information

POSSIBLE ATTACK. PNP chief Alan Purisima tells senators police got reports about possible attacks on major cities in Mindanao but the information was "very general." Photo by Senate PRIB/Albert Calvelo

Cagayan de Oro officials sworn in

Jun 30, 2013 - 2:54 PM

Top officials of Cagayan de Oro city take their oaths of office on June 30

CDO: Will Moreno prove surveys wrong?

May 14, 2013 - 4:51 PM

Despite April 2013 survey results indicating the contrary Moreno is expected to get elected as mayor of CDO

Kagay-anons to listen to candidates one last time

May 11, 2013 - 4:28 PM

Cagayan de Oro s two main parties will hold their final campaign sorties on Saturday May 11

Emano leading tight mayoral race in CDO- survey

May 06, 2013 - 7:26 PM

Incumbent Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Emano retained his lead against Oscar Moreno in a close contest for the mayoralty position in Cagayan de Oro

BY A LANDSLIDE? Rufus Rodriguez is leading by a wide margin in the congressional race for the 2nd district of Cagayan de Oro, according to a survey.

Kagay-anons run for free, fair elections

May 05, 2013 - 9:11 PM

There have been alleged cases of fraud as CF cards were found in a dumpsite while votes were being counted in the May 2010 elections