1 Friday, 22 May 2020 03:10

COVID-19 Reflection: How long does the virus stay on plastics?

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(Note: This is an opinion piece by John David O Moncada, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) Right after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has released more than a month ago the Memorandum 2020-017 which included, among others, a…

1 Thursday, 21 May 2020 09:04

COVID-19 Response: The ‘Youth Da’wah for Peace’ story

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Youth Da’wah for Peace (YDP) is a community youth volunteer-based organization providing an alternative solution to ignorance, poverty, and conflict. YDP affiliated members are youth-serving individuals and young professionals utilizing their time, efforts, skills, and financial resources, in service of the community. Youth Da’wah for Peace has been working on…

1 Thursday, 21 May 2020 06:21

COVID-19 Reflection: The Pandemic and the Democratization of Media

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(Note: This is an opinion piece by Egypt F. del Rosario, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) The Internet has become so powerful that it gives anyone the capacity to spread all sorts of information. This gives the possibility of encountering any…

1 Tuesday, 19 May 2020 02:33

Caring for mental health in the midst of a pandemic

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(Note: This is an opinion piece by Phoebe Mae A. Juanico, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) The novel coronavirus pandemic has swept all over the world, instilling fear, threatening our own health and the health of our loved ones. As a…

1 Monday, 18 May 2020 06:53

CDO capable of processing over 400 COVID-19 tests starting June 2020

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The Department of Health - Region 10 said that the COVID-19 testing centers in Cagayan de Oro City will be able to process 400-500 tests daily beginning June 2020. Medical personnel from Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC), DOH Regional Office, and Polymedic Medical Plaza will undergo training this week on…

1 Monday, 18 May 2020 02:25

Kagay-anon youth’s collective effort shines in ‘FundForward Initiative’

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From a single tweet sent out on the Internet to a growing youth movement, the FundForward Initiative continues to prove that the collective effort of the youth is a force to be reckoned with. The FundForward Initiative is a local crowdfunding platform that aims to support small-scale, vulnerable communities greatly…

1 Thursday, 14 May 2020 07:53

Kagay-anon youth helps elderly garbage collector enlist for Social Amelioration Program

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A Kagay-anon youth assisted an elderly garbage collector in Barangay Carmen to get enlisted for the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). “Katong time nga pauli nako, nakita nako siya nagpahulay sa daplin, murag nangurog pod siya kay gigutom,” narrated 20-year-old Jam Golloso. “Akong gihatag akong gipangayo nga groceries gikan sa…

1 Thursday, 14 May 2020 07:51

The importance of breastfeeding: Lessons from a teenage mother

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(Note: This is an opinion piece by John David O. Moncada, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) Being a teenage mother who still chose to attend school as a senior high student, one of the things that Kristina, 19, is thankful for…

1 Wednesday, 13 May 2020 05:39

CDO #CoopHEROtives: Sparking courage, forging solidarity

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Cagayan de Oro has been the cradle of the co-operative movement in Mindanao. Several of country’s pioneering co-operative institutions have been founded and are currently based in the city. Throughout the years, they have played a crucial role in the city’s economic growth; promoting financial inclusivity to those who are…

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