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”

PayMaya powers cashless payments at PSA for civil registry documents

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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”

Manokboy brings back Manok Bisaya to Gitagum

Gitagum’s newest food house is bringing back iconic Manok Bisaya dishes to this rising town of Misamis Oriental.

Manokboy Food House had its soft opening on January 1-8, 2021 showcasing its Litson Manok, Litson Baboy and Liempo.

From soccer to litson manok – Manokboy Food House owner Jack Biantan checks the litson manok and liempo turning on the grill.
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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. 

Reproduction of an old photograph of the Casa Real, the residence of the Gobernadorcillo of Cagayan de Misamis

The members of the Concejo were chosen in accordance with Aguinaldo’s decree of June 18, 1898. … 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 Six Months

Cagayan, Misamis Oriental   Sept 1944-March 1945

From September 9, 1944 to March 10, 1945, US Army Air Force, Navy and Marine aircraft bombed Cagayan, Misamis Oriental and its immediate areas no less than sixteen times in a span of six months or approximately three times a month during the period.

Why the apparent rural backwater that Cagayan was during the Second World War merited such attention from the rampaging US armed forces prior to the imminent liberation of the Philippines is not immediately apparent.… Continue reading... “Sixteen Air Raids in Six Months”

Cebu Pacific welcomes second ATR freighter

Adds to its growing fleet of dedicated cargo  

Photo by Sabena Technics

Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) recently took delivery of its second ATR cargo freighter, further strengthening its cargo operations to and from domestic airports with short runways. At present, only a third of the airports in the Philippines can accommodate jet aircraft, while the rest can only be served by turboprops.  … Continue reading... “Cebu Pacific welcomes second ATR freighter”

Oro Chamber 2020-2021 Looking Back, Looking Forward

The month of January is named after Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions in Roman mythology, who presided over passages, doors, gates and endings, as well as in transitional periods such as from war to peace. He was usually depicted as having two faces looking at opposite ways, one towards the past and the other towards the future.… Continue reading... “Oro Chamber 2020-2021 Looking Back, Looking Forward”