Casting Call for Reenactment of General Douglas MacArthur’s Breakout

The Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission is urging residents to participate in the upcoming General Douglas MacArthur Week by joining the casting call for the reenactment of the General’s arrival at Macabalan pier and convoy to Del Monte, Bukidnon.

RANDOM SHOTS: The new underwater statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Duka Bay

photo by Benj Allera In early January of this year, a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was placed some 50-60 feet underwater at Duka Bay in Medina, Misamis Oriental. Based from recent news, the proponents are hoping the underwater statue will soon serve as a new tourist attraction and place for meditation for diving enthusiasts.

Local History Exhibit now open at City Library

Do you want to know more about Cagayan de Oro City’s history? Good news!!! Everyone can now have an easy access on information on the city’s early beginnings up to its founding as a chartered city, its economic development and progress into what it is today with the opening of the Local History Section Exhibit at the City Public Library located along Don Apolinar Velez Street right beside...

RANDOM SHOTS: Traslacion 2017 in Cagayan de Oro

Thousands of devotees attended this year’s Traslacion, the annual procession celebrating the Feast of the Black Nazarene in Cagayan de Oro City.

No phone signal, no drones in tomorrow’s Traslacion

original photo by Kim Zaldivar Cellphone users will have to wait three to four hours before they can call, text or browse the net as government authorities will be turning off cellular phone signals during the Traslacion or procession of the Black Nazarene early tomorrow in Cagayan de Oro City.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Traslacion route for Feast of the Black Nazarene set on January 9, 2017

Here is the traffic advisory for the Black Nazarene Procession (Traslacion) in Cagayan de Oro City set on Monday, January 9, 2017 as released by the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) and will still follow the same route last year.

Cagayan de Oro, one of only 3 sites in the country to have ‘Traslacion’

photo by Kim Zaldivar On January 9, 2017, devotees will celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene and Cagayan de Oro City will be one of three sites in the country where the annual traditional ‘Traslacion’ will be held.

REPOST: The marker at Pryce Plaza

This was first posted in 2013 (LINK) and we’re re-posting it… Pryce Plaza sits atop Carmen Hill with the most picturesque view of Cagayan de Oro City.

UCCP Centennial Marker unveiled in CDO

photo by Mike Banos The United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Centennial Marker along Abellanosa Street in Cagayan de Oro City has just been unveiled last Sunday, December 18, 2106 marking 100 years of evangelical presence in the country.

UCCP-CDO celebrates 100 years

The church of the United Church of Christ (UCCP) stands as an iconic landmark along Abellanosa Street in Cagayan de Oro City. On December 17, 2016 it will be celebrating its Centennial. But do you know that UCCP has also contributed to the city’s history?

Marcos buried at Libingan Ng Mga Bayani

In a move which caught anti-Marcos groups by surprise, the remains of the late President Ferdinand Marcos was buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani at noon today, November 18, 2016.

Construction workers find human bone fragments, old beer bottles beneath lawyer’s office

NOT ACTUAL PHOTO Human bone fragments, a frayed leather belt and two broken beer bottles were dug up after workers accidentally found them while doing the foundation works for Cagayan de Oro lawyer James Judith’s office located along Hayes Street.