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...

RANDOM SHOTS: The old Wet Adventure Park

The Wet Adventure Park was one of Cagayan de Oro's top attractions during the 1990s. Located right at the corner lot along the National Highway...

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...

HISTORY WATCH: Fabian Ruedas Abellanosa – Kagay-anon playwright and composer

Most of the streets in Cagayan de Oro were named after heroes, former mayors and officials. But have you ever wondered to whom Abellanosa...

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...

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...

Raphael Floirendo – the Motorela Inventor

Have you ever wondered who invented the MOTORELA, Cagayan de Oro's fleet of motorcycles with carriages? His name is Raphael Floirendo. In 1964, he...