Arcadia y Salud : Women Freedom Fighters of Misamis

Cagayan de Misamis, as Cagayan de Oro was known in the turn of the century, did not only have men but women freedom fighters as well.

When the first Recollect missionaries arrived in Cagayan, then known as Himologan, Datu Salangsang received them hospitably.

In the ensuing struggle with the rising Maguindanao sultanate under Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat, the Kagay-anons sided with the Spaniards.… Continue reading... “Arcadia y Salud : Women Freedom Fighters of Misamis”

Holy Week and Easter Message

Usa ka balaang pagsaulog sa Semana Santa ug Malipayong Kasaulogan labina sa Pagkabanhaw sa atong Ginoo mga Igsoon!

Archbishop Jose Cabantan, D.D. Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

Atong saulogon karon ang kinauyokang misteryo sa  atong pagtoo ning Semana  Santa ang iyang pagpasakit, pagpakamatay ug pagkabanhaw.  Kini man ang sangputanan ug kinapungkayan  sa iyang  pagluwas kanato sugod  sa iyang pagkatawo hangtod sa iyang kamatayon sa Krus.… Continue reading... “Holy Week and Easter Message”

JE Hydro breaks ground for Indahag Level III Water System

In about a year’s time, Barangay Indahag will finally have its own Level III water system delivering potable water straight to the homes of its long-suffering residents.

JE Hydro & Bio-Energy Corporation broke ground at the site of its proposed water treatment plant Thursday morning led by Luis Ramon P. Lorenzo, Jr.,Continue reading... “JE Hydro breaks ground for Indahag Level III Water System”

Faster, cheaper internet coming soon: DICT strategy to fast track national broadband rollout

Should things go as planned, the Philippines would soon have cheaper and faster internet services that would be at par with the best other Southeast Asian nations  have to offer.

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is partnering with local government units (LGUs) and the private sector to make this happen by expediting the completion of the National Broadband Network.… Continue reading... “Faster, cheaper internet coming soon: DICT strategy to fast track national broadband rollout”

The Mystery on 17th Street by Annie Gorra Kagay-anon’s novel now part of digital libraries in US, Canada

The Mystery on 17th Street, a local book set in Cagayan de Oro and written by a Kagay-anon is now part of the digital catalogue of the public library of the City of New Westminster in British Columbia.

The book written by Annie Gorra, a Kagay-anon who resides in British Columbia, Canada, is set on 17th Street Nazareth and tells the story of families living on the street as seen through the eyes of a young boy named Agustin.… Continue reading... “The Mystery on 17th Street by Annie Gorra Kagay-anon’s novel now part of digital libraries in US, Canada”

Liceo Music Conservatory does it again: Tiro wins Ani ng Dangal for Beethoven Tribute

And the hits just keep on coming!

For the third time in recent years, a faculty member of the Liceo Conservatory of Music, Theatre and Dance has brought home an Ani nga Dangal Award from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

Niño Cesar Borromeo Tiro

Piano/Composition Music Faculty Niño Cesar Borromeo Tiro was awarded an Ani ng Dangal (Harvest of Honors)Award during the event’s 13th edition for his piano composition with the 250 piano pieces for Beethoven International Composition Project 2019, which brought pride and honor to the Philippines.… Continue reading... “Liceo Music Conservatory does it again: Tiro wins Ani ng Dangal for Beethoven Tribute”

Prof. Thomas Schüle helms Professional Music Management at Liceo Conservatory

The Liceo Conservatory of Music, Theatre and Dance has began offering a Music Management Course, the only institution in the Philippines currently offering such a course.

The only similarly named course offered in Southeast Asia can be availed of in Singapore.

According to Prof. Horst-Hans Bäcker, associate dean at the Liceo Conservatory, the new course will be headed by Prof.Continue reading... “Prof. Thomas Schüle helms Professional Music Management at Liceo Conservatory”

PCCI: Unless gov’t allows private sector to import vaccines, offing lockdown will be fatal to economic recovery

17 March 2020 – The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the largest business organization in the country, is calling on the government to allow the private sector to import and buy COVID-19 vaccines directly from accredited sources without restrictions or conditions amidst the reported surge of infections in Luzon.… Continue reading... “PCCI: Unless gov’t allows private sector to import vaccines, offing lockdown will be fatal to economic recovery”

In celebration of 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines Filipino World Community gifts Pope Francis with Oro Artist’s Painting

Pope Francis received an unexpected gift from the Filipino Christian World Community when he celebrated mass on 14 March 2021 at 10:00 AM (Rome time) (5:00 PM Manila time), at the Altar of the Chair of St. Peter at St. Peter’s Basilica, to commemorate the 500th Year of the coming of Christianity to the Philippines.… Continue reading... “In celebration of 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines Filipino World Community gifts Pope Francis with Oro Artist’s Painting”

Xavier Ateneo to consolidate two grade school campuses into Pueblo Basic Education Complex

Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan will be consolidating the Xavier University Grade School campuses at Macasandig and Pueblo de Oro into one.

Xavier Ateneo President Fr. Mars Tan, S.J.

“The Grade School consolidation is good news,” said Xavier Ateneo President Fr. Mars Tan S.J. in his message during a recent XUGS convocation.… Continue reading... “Xavier Ateneo to consolidate two grade school campuses into Pueblo Basic Education Complex”