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,...

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 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...

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: Crocodile hunters in Bukidnon (1930s)

Do you know that there are crocodiles in Bukidnon? Pulangui River is one of the Philippine Crocodile's identified habitats. The river starts in Kalabugao...

City sets Himugso 2017: Independence Day and Charter Day Festivities [UPDATED]

For the third year now, Cagayan de Oro City will celebrate HIMUGSO, a twin celebration of Independence Day (June 12) and City Charter Day...

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...

VIDEO WATCH: Cagayan de Oro ‘Kaniadto ug Karon’ (Then and Now)

How time flies...Cagayan de Oro City continues to evolve from a laid-back provincial city to a booming metropolis. Here's a short video comparing the old...

RANDOM SHOTS: The 1st Shakey’s Pizza Parlor in Cagayan de Oro

Did you know that during the late 1970s, Shakey's Pizza Parlor had its first branch in Cagayan de Oro City along Yacapin-Pabayo Streets? The famed...

HISTORY WATCH: Cagayan Bridge during 1931 inauguration

Here are two photos of the Cagayan Bridge spanning the Cagayan de Oro River during its inauguration on August 26, 1931. The first steel bridge...

HISTORY WATCH: A little-known “Battle at Tagoloan”

A We have heard stories about Gen. Douglas MacArthur's escape to Australia via Cagayan de Oro and then to Del Monte Airfield. But here's one...

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...