DSWD-10 celebrates 59th anniversary

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will always be ready to serve the disadvantaged sector of society and vows to take a...

Oro chamber donates motorcycles to police

"EQUIP the city police." This is the statement of 2009 Oro Chamber President Rudy Meñes when asked about crime prevention in the city. The 370-members strong...

ERC renews Cepalco compliance certificate

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) recently renewed the certificate of compliance (COC) of Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. Inc. (Cepalco) for its 950-kilowatt...

Jalnaiz sons impress coaches at Smart-ABAP National Boxing Championship

The sons of a former Olympian made their presence felt in the opening day of the 2010 Smart-ABAP National Amateur Boxing Championship Monday night...

Updated satellite images of the city part 2

As in my earlier post, this is a continuation of updated satellite images of Cagayan de Oro and neighboring towns (2006-2007). The main photo...

Solar car SIKAT to visit CDO

The Philippines’ second solar car, Sikat, will be in Cagayan de Oro City from January 30 to February 1, 2010. This is part of...

Steag defers maintenance shutdown of Mindanao power plant

MINDANAO-based Steag State Power Inc. said on Monday that it has decided to defer a major preventive- maintenance work set by the end of...

Alcantara advances in Australian Open

Francis Casey Alcantara, the 2009 Australian Open Junior Boys’ Doubles champion, opened his title defense with a straight sets win at Melbourne Park’s Court...

Mindanao Container Terminal hikes cargo volume by a tenth

The Mindanao Container Terminal at the Phividec Industrial Estate in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental has reported an increase in cargo volumes despite the general economic...

Updated satellite images of the city

Ever since Google-Earth was published sometime ago, the world seems a lot smaller than ever. But then, everyone gets excited to look at the...

CDA-X to put up coop market in Oro

The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) in Region X is planning to set up a Cooperative Market in Upper Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City where...

Cagayanon in New Zealand hailed a hero for averting fire

by Mark Francisco A Cagayanon now living in New Zealand was recently praised for averting a potential huge fire disaster in the gas station where...

Oro to hold Alay Lakad 2010

Lt. Gov. Narcissius S. Tan of the Kiwanis International, Philippines South District Division 4A and over-all Chairman of Alay Lakad 2010 explains to the...

Upbeat prospects for Northern Mindanao

Downsouth -- By Hernani De Leon of BusinessWorld Cagayan de Oro City - Travel between this city and Davao, which now takes over eight hours,...

Cagayan de Oro universities boost ICT programs

Two academic institutions in this city have upgraded their information and communications technology (ICT)-related programs to boost the region’s business process outsourcing competitiveness. “Locators will...

Misamis Oriental airport access road almost complete

By Terry D.C. Betonio THE construction of the 4.392 kilometer four-lane access road that would connect the proposed Laguindingan International Airport to the national highway...

Mt. Kitanglad birdwatching site now 28th ASEAN Heritage Park

By Lily O Ramos The Mt. Kitanglad Range Protected Area (MKRPA) has been declared as the 28th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Heritage Park. The...

DOH holds groundbreaking, capsule-laying ceremony of Medina Hospital

The groundbreaking and capsule laying ceremony of the proposed Medina Hospital at Medina, Misamis Oriental was conducted recently with guests Department of Health Asst....

Construction buzzes around the city 2

This business rumor series is just the second of a series which I will post. My first buzz was last November 10, 2009. The latest...

UP explores Monigue Cave

Photo shows Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Constantino 'Tinnex' Jaraula, together with the members of the University of the Philippines (UP) Marine Science Institute...

Saudi government willing to finance Mindanao railway project

article by Bong D. Fabe from www.businessmirror.com The Saudi government has expressed willingness to fork out at least $1.3 billion to start the construction of...

Another Ayala rendering

There's another rendering of the proposed development at the Floirendo lot fronting Gaisano taken from the internet. It shows a single-storey Hypermart-Lifestyle Strip and...

Healing priest to visit CDO in March

Fr. Fernando Suarez, renowned healing priest, will be visiting Cagayan de Oro City on March 15, 2010 for a scheduled healing mass at Our...

Oro River Tour is back

RIVER Tour, the first in Mindanao to promote eco-tourism is re-launched by Safer River, Life Saver Foundation, Inc. (SRLSFI) Liceo de Cagayan University this...

Noynoy's GF visits Oro

THE girlfriend of Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Senator Noynoy Aquino is in Cagayan de Oro to meet Aquino's supporters and help launch a youth-oriented...

Liceo U’s Researchers Cited Among the Ten Outstanding Filipino Researchers 2009

Two faculty members of the Liceo de Cagayan University – Dr. Lesley C. Lubos, Associate Director of Research and Publication Office; and Donna Lou...

Misamis Oriental uses cell phones, web to enhance surgical service

The provincial government of Misamis Oriental has tapped leading wireless service provider Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) to improve its health care services through the...