Next Saturday, January 28, 2017 has been declared as a Special Non-working Holiday as per Proclamation No. 50 in celebration of the Chinese New Year. And Cagayan de Oro City has lined up a series of events in celebration of the Chinese New Year.
DPWH Secretary Mark Villar during his visit to Cagayan de Oro yesterday, announced he would seek supplemental fund amounting to P300 million for the fast-tracking and completion of the city’s drainage masterplan which includes the Bitan-ag Creek and Kolambog Creek which his agency intends to finish this year. SOURCE
photo grabbed from Facebook After admitting that the bridge project failed to address the flooding issue, the Department of Public Works & Highways (DPWH) urged the city government of Cagayan de Oro to immediately remove the structures built by informal settlers along Bitan-ag Creek which accordingly also contributed to the urban flooding last Monday.
Department of Public Works & Highways Secretary Mark Villar is now in Cagayan de Oro City to check the national roads affected by the bad weather condition.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has canceled the environmental compliance certificate (ECC) of Cekas Development Corporation, a firm engaged in iron and copper mining located in Barangay Dansolihon, Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, for failing to operate within the allotted 5-year validity period of the ECC.
In its latest Heavy Rainfall Advisory issued at 1:00pm, January 19, 2017, weather bureau PAG-ASA has raised the ORANGE WARNING LEVEL over Misamis Oriental and several other areas in Mindanao as bad weather and heavy rainfall continues to be observed in the area.
The Agora Subterranean Canal, a multi-million drainage project in Cagayan de Oro City could not be completed ahead of the urban flooding which recently occurred in the city.
San Miguel Corp. (SMC) President Ramon Ang has stated they will soon break ground a three million hectoliter brewery inside the Phividec Industrial Estate. He said it would have an initial capacity of 1.5 million hectoliters.
Dep-Ed Division of Cagayan de Oro has announced the suspension of classes from preschool to high school TODAY, January 19, 2017. This after the Yellow Warning Level – Heavy Rainfall has been maintained by PAG-ASA over the city and the province.
Cagayan De Oro, January 18, 2017 – The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) is set to put up its Northern Mindanao headquarters in the third quarter of 2017, with Cagayan De Oro as its central hub.
Impal photo from Katropa DWDD Facebook page A joint team of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-10) and Iligan City Police Office has arrested alleged “Drug Queen” Lovely Adam Impal during a buy-bust operation at noon today in Iligan City. Impal was the source of illegal drugs by self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa.
Philippine weather bureau PAG-ASA has placed Misamis Oriental and several other areas in Mindanao under the Yellow Rainfall Warning Level today in an advisory issued at 4 p.m. January 18, 2017.