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”

Canoy, De  La Serna honored as Founding Fathers of Oro Cinema

The late former mayor of Cagayan de Oro Reuben R. Canoy and his lifetime partner in journalism and the arts Lorenzo M. Dela Serna have been honored as the Founding Fathers of Cagayan de Oro films.

The two were accorded the Golden Giant Fish Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cinema during the awarding rites for the 3rd Cine de Oro Film Festival held at the Karumata, Bgy.… Continue reading... “Canoy, De  La Serna honored as Founding Fathers of Oro Cinema”

The Convergence of people and things in Uptown Kagay-an

There’s a growing wave of excitement sweeping across Uptown Cagayan de Oro as people and businesses move up to the booming district in search of greener pastures.

This has been partly fueled by the vastly improved roads and bridges infrastructure to upland barangays like Bayanga and Dansolihon, arterial roads to Bukidnon, Davao and Cotabato which have made it easier  to access by residents from those areas who are apprehensive about venturing into the gridlock downtown.… Continue reading... The Convergence of people and things in Uptown Kagay-an

SM Prime’s Hans T. Sy lauded for resilience and sustainability efforts

The Outstanding Filipino Awards 2022

SM Prime’s Hans T. Sy was recently recognized at The Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) Awards 2022  for his contribution to nation-building and resiliency in the country through sustainability and disaster risk reduction.

The event was held on December 12, Monday, at the Rizal Park Hotel, Manila.… Continue reading... SM Prime’s Hans T. Sy lauded for resilience and sustainability efforts

XUHS Class 72 honors Outstanding & Exemplary Batchmates during Golden Jubilee

Awards, titles and degrees only become meaningful when translated into selfless deeds and endeavors for your fellowmen. -Dr. Ramon Nery

The Xavier University High School Class 72 celebrated their 50th Anniversary during their Grand Jubilee Celebration held at the Chali Resort and Convention Center, Bgy. Cugman, Cagayan de Oro City on December 3, 2022 and at the RB Banaag Beach Resort in Opol, Misamis Oriental on December 4, 2022.… Continue reading... “XUHS Class 72 honors Outstanding & Exemplary Batchmates during Golden Jubilee”

CDO Bloggers Elect New Officers for 2023

Cagayan de Oro’s oldest and most respected organization of social media practitioners elected their new set of officers for 2023 during their annual general membership meeting and Christmas Party held at The Cistern, Xavier Sports & Country Club, Uptown Cagayan de Oro City.

CDO Bloggers Officers for 2023 (left to right): LavLav Ferolino, Johanns Cordita, Irene Joy Dayo, Cookie Orteza, Karen Chayne Sanchez, Chen Villegas-Siwagan, Maria Irene Aserios.
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Xavier Ateneo Sports Heroes: Antonio Ma. “Choly” Gaston

The Cagayan Cyclone who became the Blue Eagle King

As the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles begin another Battle of Katipunan with their rivals across the street in Diliman on December 11 at the Mall of Asia Arena, it’s an opportune time to remember one of the greatest basketball players to come out of Xavier Ateneo and Ateneo de Manila.Continue reading... “Xavier Ateneo Sports Heroes: Antonio Ma. “Choly” Gaston”

‘Kagay-anons’ shine in 35th ALIW, AWIT Awards

Kagay-anon performers made a big splash with no less than six awards garnered between four artists during the recently concluded 35th ALIW & AWIT Awards.

Making a big splash in the 35th ALIW Awards held at the Manila Hotel on December 5, 2022 were Pianist Rudolf Golez and Baritone Cipriano Mercádo De Guzman, bothprofessors with the Liceo de Cagayan Conservatory of Music, Theatre and Dance.Continue reading... “‘Kagay-anons’ shine in 35th ALIW, AWIT Awards”

World War II Vet celebrates 105th Birthday

A World War II veteran guerrilla fighter recently celebrated his 105th birthday, 77 years after the end of the Second World War.

The simple celebration was held on November 12, 2022 at his residence in Medina, Misamis Oriental, although his actual birthday was still on November 17, since many of his relatives could not make it on his actual birthdate.… Continue reading... World War II Vet celebrates 105th Birthday