Prospects for the bamboo industry shined bright during the recent Mindanao Bamboo Summit held 19 January 2021 at the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) Conference Hall on 19 January 2021 in Cagayan de Oro City where key stakeholders and representatives of various agencies met in-person. A virtual conference followed later in the afternoon for the benefit of other participants who were unable to join the in-person event.… Continue reading... “Mindanao Bamboo Summit Hope for Bamboo shoots high in Bukidnon”
Monthly Archives: January 2021
Comfort Food CDO: Sharing a Legacy of Family Heirloom Recipes
There’s this relatively new food company that produces frozen ready to eat food that’s been quietly making ripples among the lucky patrons fortunate enough to have come across them while surfing the world wide web.
Dubbed Comfort Food CDO, the home-based enterprise started in late 2017 brought by love for food and as a means to help couple Baba Pelaez and Francis Manaloto raise extra income for their wedding.… Continue reading... “Comfort Food CDO: Sharing a Legacy of Family Heirloom Recipes”
Tubod flash flood hits 5 puroks in 3 barangays
ILIGAN CITY —– Around one hundred individuals were evacuated early dawn on Monday (January 11) after a flash flood rampaged through three barangays of Tubod municipality, Lanao del Norte, following continuous rains that started Sunday evening.
Vicmar Paloma, head of the Tubod Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) said the local government unit conducted forced evacuation of families living in low lying areas in five puroks (zones) of three barangays after flood waters rose following the heavy rainfall.… Continue reading... “Tubod flash flood hits 5 puroks in 3 barangays”
Oroquieta LGU inks deal with AstraZeneca to purchase COVID vaccine
ILIGAN CITY —– The local government unit (LGU) of Oroquieta City has signed an agreement with British drugmaker AstraZeneca to purchase 120,000 doses of its covid-19 vaccine.
Oroquieta City Mayor Lemuel Meyrick Acosta made the announcement on Sunday, January 10 through his official Facebook account.
Acosta said this will cover two doses for 60,000 residents aged 18 years old and older.… Continue reading... “Oroquieta LGU inks deal with AstraZeneca to purchase COVID vaccine”
THIS WEEK IN LOCAL HISTORY: 122nd Anniversary of the Fiesta Nacional in Cagayan de Misamis
The 10th of January 2021 will be the 122nd Anniversary of the first raising of the Filipino flag at the Casa Real when the five-man Concejo Provincial of the revolutionary government assumed office.… Continue reading... “THIS WEEK IN LOCAL HISTORY: 122nd Anniversary of the Fiesta Nacional in Cagayan de Misamis”
Freight & Supply Ships at the 1945 Macajalar Bay Landing
Return to the Philippines
While doing further research on “FS ships” for an article I previously posted online and was updating with new in information (The Macajalar Bay Landing and the Liberation of Mindanao), I came across a very interesting post “ The Passenger-Cargo ex-“FS” Ships of the Philippines” posted on August 13, 2016 by The Philippine Ship Spotters’ Society (PSSS).… Continue reading... “Freight & Supply Ships at the 1945 Macajalar Bay Landing”
Sixteen Air Raids in Eight Months
Cagayan, Misamis Oriental Sept 1944-May 1945
From September 9, 1944 to May 10, 1945, US Army Air Force, Navy and Marine aircraft bombed Cagayan de Misamis in Misamis Oriental and its immediate areas no less than sixteen times in a span of eight months.
Why the apparent rural backwater that Cagayan was during the Second World War merited such attention from the rampaging US air forces prior to the imminent liberation of the Philippines is not immediately apparent.… Continue reading... “Sixteen Air Raids in Eight Months”
The Macajalar Bay Landing and the Liberation of Mindanao
It’s ironic how some seven going on eight decades on, many Kagay-anons remain unaware that it was their own compatriots who liberated Cagayan, Misamis from the Japanese on 12 May 1945 and not the Americans.
It’s important to note that the Macajalar Landing be understood in the context of the entire strategy to liberate the entire island of Mindanao, (and not merely Cagayan), which practically fell into the hands of the guerrillas due to a confluence of planned events.… Continue reading... “The Macajalar Bay Landing and the Liberation of Mindanao”