Who is Amai Pakpak?

The name Amai Pakpak has been mentioned more frequently now with the siege in Marawi City by the Maute terrorist group. Amai Pakpak Medical...

MONUMENT WATCH: Flight 387 Shrine

On February 2, 1998, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 owned by Cebu Pacific Air crashed on the slopes of Mount Sumagaya in Claveria, Misamis Oriental,...

RANDOM SHOTS: The old Limketkai Mall part 2

This is the second batch of photos from Limketkai Center's facebook page showing a collection of old photos of the mall from way back...

HISTORY WATCH: Does Patag mean Philippine Auxiliary Tactical Air Group?

Is Barangay Patag really an acronym for Philippine Auxiliary Tactical Air Group or is it just plain flat land? Philippine Auxiliary Tactical Air Group is...

Cagayan de Oro history to be taught in CDO schools

Cagayan de Oro City's history will soon be taught in schools as the City Historical Commission and the Department of Education - Division of...

Teogenes Velez – the man behind the lyrics of UP Beloved

Did you know that the original English lyrics of the university hymn of the University of the Philippines was written by a Cagayanon student?...

RANDOM SHOTS: The old Limketkai Mall part 3

This is now the 3rd batch of old photos of Limketkai Mall (from its facebook page) - this time a major reconstruction has started. With...

Satellite shots of Cagayan de Oro – 4 days after Sendong

Last week I stumbled upon a website which showed a large satellite photo of Cagayan de Oro that was dated December 21, 2011. The date...

RANDOM SHOTS: The first school bus of Lourdes College

Way back in the 1960s, school buses where a rare sight in Cagayan de Oro City. This private mode of transport was...

RANDOM SHOTS: The Old Cogon Public Market

Do you know that Cagayan de Oro City's Cogon Public Market used to be a market complex with different buildings on the same block...

RANDOM SHOTS: The old Limketkai Mall part 4

This is the last batch of the old Limketkai Mall taken about a decade ago during its major reconstruction and expansion. You can see the...

HISTORY WATCH: Cagayan de Oro’s Plaza Divisoria

Plaza Divisoria is a major historical landmark in Cagayan de Oro City which was constructed in 1901 by Tirso Neri y Roa, a rich...