The La Castilla Collection: A Photography Exhibition

Cagayan de Oro City’s only Lifestyle Museum will feature next month a photo exhibit of Blue & White Chinese Heirloom Porcelain from the Qing & Ming Dynasties dating back to the 13th to 17th centuries.

Dubbed The La Castilla Collection: A Photography Exhibition, it will run from February 1 to 28, 2023 at the 3rd Floor Foyer of the Ayala Centrio Mall.… Continue reading... “The La Castilla Collection: A Photography Exhibition”

Jeffrey Limbonhai is new COHARA President

Jeffrey G. Limbonhai of De Luxe Hotel has been inducted into office as the new president of the city’s premier organization of hotels and restaurant.

Limbonhai was inducted as the new president of the Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (COHARA) on January 12, 2023 along with the new set of officers during the association’s traditional Post-Christmas Party held at the Mallberry Suites Business Hotel.… Continue reading... “Jeffrey Limbonhai is new COHARA President”

Ipanumpa Ko Festival Remix soars high in Spotify’s Local City Charts

An iconic Visayan hit song’s festival remix is gaining an even wider audience in the digital music service Spotify.

The song Ipanumpa Ko by Oh! Caraga previously featured on the band’s live radio performance at Wish 107.5 after making it as one of the finalists in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) in the World Category in 2020, has registered over four million streams on Spotify.… Continue reading... “Ipanumpa Ko Festival Remix soars high in Spotify’s Local City Charts”

Monte Carlo: The Cradle of Futbol in Cagayan de Oro

Between a galvanized iron fence along Pabayo Street in Cagayan de Oro City is a small opening that opens to what was once a bustling block of makeshift houses but is now only a bare square of raw earth.

The name first came to my attention when I was doing a feature on Carlo Dorin, a Kagay-anon futbol player who recently won the Golden Boot in the prestigious SingaCup 2018 youth futbol tournament in Singapore.… Continue reading... “Monte Carlo: The Cradle of Futbol in Cagayan de Oro”

The Fresenius Paradigm Shift

One small step for COMCI, a great leap forward for Metro Cagayan de Oro

One of Cagayan de Oro City’s most venerable medical institutions has just taken the first small step aimed at making the capital city of Northern Mindanao the leading center for kidney dialysis services in the region.

Cagayan de Oro Medical Center, Inc.Continue reading... The Fresenius Paradigm Shift

Balubal Level III Water System breaks ground

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Barangay Balubal will finally have its own Level III water supply system before the year ends.

City Mayor Rolando “Klarex” A. Uy led city hall and barangay officials in breaking ground and laying the time capsule for the water treatment plant Wednesday, 18 January at the proposed plant site.… Continue reading... Balubal Level III Water System breaks ground

Pueblo Golf hosts 2nd Grand Master’s Open Golf Tournament

The Masonic Districts of Region X in Misamis Oriental, Cagayan de Oro and Camiguin will host the 2nd Grand Master’s Open Golf Tournament at the Pueblo de Oro Golf and Country Club championship golf course on January 20-22, 2023.

According to VW Alex Saldana, Golf Tournament Chairman and Masonic District Region X Grand Lecturer, they will use a Modified Stableford Scoring Format that  involves scoring points based on the number of strokes taken at each hole.… Continue reading... “Pueblo Golf hosts 2nd Grand Master’s Open Golf Tournament”

Fairways by Frankees

Embracing the Pueblo de Oro Golf Clubhouse challenge

Pueblo de Oro Golf and Country Club kicks off  its first quarter of a century this year with two regional golf tournaments and a new concessionaire for its venerable clubhouse.

“The Mason’s 2nd Grand Master’s Open will grace its 18-hole, par-72, championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones  II International on January 20-22, to be followed a week later by the JGFP Jungolf tournament expected to attract the country’s top jungolfers,” said Gil Blas M.Continue reading... Fairways by Frankees

Floating the Euro Boho Vibe to Downtown Kagay-an

When searching for a place to stay on a visit to Cagayan de Oro, visitors usually google for hotels or inns nearest  to where they want to be in the city.

More discerning travelers would scan the customer reviews for the places they shortlisted, and choose  what suits their budget and itinerary best.… Continue reading... “Floating the Euro Boho Vibe to Downtown Kagay-an”

Koreans honor Kagay-anon Korean War Hero

Some seven decades ago, a monument was erected on 18 September 1952 in Camp Tiano,  Simpo-ri, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea, in honor of 1Lt Apollo B. Tiano  of the 19th Battalion Combat Team (BCT), Philippine Expeditionary Force to Korea (PEFTOK), of Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, who was killed in action during the Battle for Outpost No.… Continue reading... “Koreans honor Kagay-anon Korean War Hero”