Cagayan de Oro City - updates

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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

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 9PM

May 05, 2016 - 9:13 PM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue tells the media to report paid campaign promos by candidates Income for broadcast giant GMA Network doubles to P1 01 billion in the first quarter of 2016 Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo hit rivals who distrust surveys

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 8PM

May 05, 2016 - 8:16 PM

Senator Grace Poe denies rumors she’s withdrawing from the presidential race to give way to another candidate The Philippine Supreme Court allows detained former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to vote on May 9 in Pampanga A massive wildfire in Canada forces thousands to flee

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 7PM

May 05, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Trillanes files a plunder complaint against Duterte INC officially endorses Rody Duterte and Bongbong Marcos INC reportedly wages a silent war against De Lima

Who is the top presidential pick of young Kagay-anons?

May 05, 2016 - 7:03 PM

In the bustling city of Cagayan de Oro dubbed as the melting pot of Northern Mindanao who are the young voters supporting?

ALL IN DAY’S WORK. In her shanty little shop, Grace Walingin, a Xerox machine operator, aspires for change. All photos by Alyssa Viado/Rappler

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

The persistence of poetry in Cagayan de Oro City

Apr 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM

When Vel Marie Santillan started CDO Poetry Night she only expected a few people to participate Now it s almost an institution for literature enthusiasts and the number of attendees keeps rising

Cagayan de Oro debate crowd: Where are our issues?

Feb 22, 2016 - 4:43 PM

The first presidential debate fails to take up candidates plans for the indigenous peoples of Mindanao agriculture and persons with disabilities

The crowd watching the PiliPinas Debates 2016 at the Capitol University gym in Cagayan de Oro Ciity, Philippines, February 21, 2016. photo by Bobby Lagsa / Rappler

Lumad youth to lead environment protection in Northern Mindanao

Oct 30, 2015 - 1:09 PM

Young leaders from Northern Mindanao will be trained on how to manage resources in places where the water flows – from the mountains to the rivers down to the seas

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

Army colonel attacked in Cagayan de Oro City

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:51 AM

Colonel Edwin Respicio is now in a stable condition

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

Australian pleads not guilty in CDO child rape case

Jun 16, 2015 - 2:20 PM

Gerard Peter Scully 51 puffed on a cigarette before calmly saying not guilty as the charges were read to him at a courtroom in Cagayan de Oro

Peter Scully. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cagayan de Oro suffers from rotational blackouts

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:07 AM

The load shedding program is strictly implemented as Mindanao power situation worsens and businesses are ailing in such dire situation

Another alleged victim of Australian pedophile surfaces

Mar 19, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The 9 year old child claims her own mother introduced her to Peter Scully

ADDITIONAL CHARGES. Following the discovery of more victims of Peter Scully, authorities are preparing additional charges of rape and trafficking against the Australian national. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler