‘Judge Bitay’ dies of cardiac arrest

CAGAYAN de Oro’s “hanging judge” died Wednesday of heart attack. Judge Noli T. Catli, widely known as the “hanging judge” of the city, was rushed Wednesday evening to Maria Reyna Hospital but later succumbed to cardiac arrest. Born on May 23, 1938 in Barangay San Simon, Cagayan de Oro City, …

Abaday twits Dongkoy on TV antic

“IF YOU want a safer city for our constituents, try doing your job by attending City Council sessions.” Councilor Roger Abaday dished out the advice to Cagayan de Oro Vice Mayor Vicente Emano, who was seen and heard in a television report pleading to an official of a Muslim rebel …

City doctors ‘overworked, underpaid’

LOW pay and poor working conditions have forced most doctors of the government owned JR Borja Memorial City Hospital to tender their resignations, a hospital insider said. A city hospital physician, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the doctors resigned as a group as a statement to City Hall …

Lightning caused C-130 plane crash?

THERE are talks going around among fishermen in Davao City that a lightning struck the C-130 Hercules Lockheed plane of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) before it plunged to the Davao Gulf, Monday evening. With the latest technology available, many doubted if it is still possible for a lightning strike …