Misamis Oriental holds 'Tabo sa Umahan' to mark 80th anniversary

The Provincial Government of Misamis Oriental will hold anew'Tabo sa Umahan 2010,' which carries this year's theme, "Seguridad sa Pagkaon, Hiyas sa Ekonomiyang Malig-on,"...

Melindo to fight for world title in 'Bakbakan sa Sinulog'

Cagayan de Oro's Milan “Melinyo” Melindo will challenge WBC Youth Intercontinental Flyweight Champion Anthony Villareal of the USA in the upcoming big boxing event...

DOTC to privatize Lumbia Airport

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) announced the government’s plan to privatize Lumbia Airport in Cagayan de Oro to avoid being idled as...

PROJECT WATCH: Christian Ladies Dormitory

I posted this building project last August 19, 2009 and had no idea of its name. Lately, the contractor has finally installed a billboard...

CDO's Jeepney with TV

Cagayan de Oro is known to have the best taxi cabs in the country. The likes of Toyota Corolla Altis and Toyota Avanza plying...

MisOr eyed as shipbuilding and repair hub

The province of Misamis Oriental is being eyed as a shipbuilding and repair hub in the country. This is very logical since the province...

Sokor Eyes ‘Davao-CdeO Highway’

Want to travel from Cagayan de Oro to Davao in just two hours? Well, a consortium of South Korean entrepreneurs is proposing a very...

City mulls state-of-the-art hospital in Gusa

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Constantino Jaraula is planning to construct a state-of-the-art city hospital somewhere along JR Borja Extension in Gusa. This will...

PROJECT WATCH: Primavera Residences to start construction soon

Developer ItalPinas Inc. (ITPI) will soon start the construction of Primavera Residences, a ten-storey condominium project located at Pueblo de Oro Township in Cagayan...

NorMin posts rise in coco production

NORTHERN Mindanao recorded a slight increase in coconut production in the third quarter of 2009 compared with the same period last year. Data from the...

PROJECT WATCH: City Hall expansion updates

I just posted an update last week and I can't help to post another update on this project as the contractor is hell-bent on...

PROJECT WATCH: New Gaisano building update

The 5-storey structure being constructed by Stephen Gaisano still puzzles me. Based on latest photo above, it seems the whole building is like a...

Mindanao Container expects single-digit growth by end-2009

MINDANAO Container Terminal (MCT), one of the newest facilities in the southern part of the country, is seeing volume growth of at least a...

Ayala Mall Cagayan de Oro – closer look

I got this layout of the proposed Ayala Mall from a popular forum. Unless plans change, the mall will have 4-storeys with two level...

PROJECT WATCH: Alegria Clubhouse now rising

The Alegria Hills Clubhouse is now rising at the site in Indahag, Cagayan de Oro City. Photo was taken sometime in late November 2009....

Liceo grad places 10th in teacher's board

Leizl Cagalawan Magallanes, a graduate of Liceo de Cagayan University scored 86.00% to place 10th among 8,045 passers in the Philippine (LET) Teachers Licensure...

Minda railway project gets initial funding

THE long-envisioned Mindanao Railway System (MRS) will finally come to reality after the P1.5 trillion national budget was approved by Congress on Friday, which...

El Salvador now officially a city

We can officially state it now as EL SALVADOR CITY after The Supreme Court (SC), by a vote of 6-4, reversed on Tuesday its...

Kagay-an Kidney Center inaugurated

Kagay-an Kidney Center, the first in Cagayan de Oro and in Northern Mindanao, was recently officially inaugurated. The medical facility is located just across...

Northern Mindanao palay production rises

PALAY production in Northern Mindanao for the third quarter of 2009 has considerably increased compared with the same period last year. Data from the National...

New set of CDO Chamber of Industries officers inducted

Outgoing Orochamber President Rudy Meñes inducts the 2010 officers of the Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Industries (COCI) in simple ceremonies at the Philippine...

Texters edge Giants in CDO tiff

Jimmy Alapag played big in his return from a one-game layoff, enduring a pulled hamstring as he helped Talk n Text upend Purefoods, 101-98,...

RANDOM SHOTS: Vicente de Lara Park at night

Governor Vicente de Lara Park is also glittering with Christmas lights hanging from every tree. Below are some of the photos. Below is the Heritage...

RANDOM SHOTS: Gaston Park at night

Gaston Park is alive again at night with its re-opening a few days ago. All the trees were adorned with Christmas lights and offer...

RANDOM SHOTS: City Hall at night

The Cagayan de Oro City Hall Compound was lit up with Christmas lights last December 16, in time for the first simbang gabi....

RANDOM SHOTS: Divisoria at night

Took these shots of Cepalco's 50-foot Christmas Tree at Divisoria which has become an annual tradition during the holidays for Cagayan de Oro City.

PROJECT WATCH: City Legislative/Admin Bldg. now shaping up

The steel frames for the new City Legislative and Administration Building are now in place and one can see the exact location of the...

PROJECT WATCH: Heritage Monument nears completion

Latest photos of the Heritage Monument being built inside Gov. Vicente de Lara Park showed remarkable progress with the main figures made by renowned...