El Salvador City

Misamis Oriental

El Salvador City News

  • Solons want illegal fishing in PHL waters probed

    Solons want illegal fishing in PHL waters probed

    Two lawmakers from Mindanao are seeking a congressional investigation into illegal fishing that is supposedly widespread in the Philippines, particularly why government agencies seemed unable to enforce fishing laws.

    In House Resolution 1926, Abante Mindanao party-list Rep. Maximo B. Rodriguez Jr. and Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez called on the House committee on aquaculture and fisheries to investigate the purported failure of concerned government agencies to implement fishing laws ??" which result in rampant illegal fishing.

    Among the resource persons they want to invite are o ...

  • Probe sought for massacre of farmers in Misamis Oriental

    Probe sought for massacre of farmers in Misamis Oriental

    A human rights group on Wednesday denounced the massacre of farmers at the borders of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental and called for an investigation into the alleged participation of the military.

    Four farmers, including a woman and a 17-year-old boy, were killed while three others wounded when fired upon by heavily armed men at the boundary of Manolo Fortich in Bukidnon and Tagolo-an, Misamis Oriental Sunday morning.

    A police report identified the fatalities as Rosalie Neri, 37, Bernabe Sarucam, 40, Nemesio Casas Sr., 56, and Fiel Casas, 17. Wounded were Jessi Myomyo, Elejio Nakongos, an ...

  • El Salvador The City of Mercy

    El Salvador The City of Mercy

    In the province of Misamis Oriental in the island of Mindanao is a city that serves as a pilgrimage site for Divine Mercy devotees. As such, it has earned the nickname The City of Mercy, as well as other similar ones such as City of the Savior and The Christ City of the Philippines.


    El Salvador was once part of Cagayan de Misamis, Misamis Oriental in 1948. It was created from the barrios of El Salvador and Molugan, as well as their sitios Sala, Sambulawan, Sinaloc, Lagtang, Talaba, Kalabaylabay and Hinigdaan.

    It was once stripped of its cityhood in 2010 after the Supreme Cour ...