Two Battles for Purple Heart Canyon (1942 & 1945)

Four Days of Hell in May

Probably one of the most intriguing tales to come out of Bukidnon during World War II were the two battles fought in Mangima Canyon in 1942 and 1945.

In the first instance, the Mindanao Force of the United States Army Forces Far East (USAFFE) under Lt.… Continue reading... “Two Battles for Purple Heart Canyon (1942 & 1945)”

Uptown Xmas Surprises: Cabu Grilled Burger & Jokou Peri-peri Charcoal Chicken

The Yuletide has traditionally been a Season of Giving, and Food Entrepreneur Jonathan Cabrera is gifting all gourmands with two new menu items from his kitchen.

First off is the Cabu Grilled Burger which you can now enjoy in-person since December 5th at the Lights Bar, Pueblo Business Park next to SM City Uptown.… Continue reading... “Uptown Xmas Surprises: Cabu Grilled Burger & Jokou Peri-peri Charcoal Chicken”

Hedcor, AFI boost local livelihood of partner associations in Mindanao

SIGNED PARTNERSHIP. Hedcor and AFI signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Barangay Local Government Unit and representatives of the associations involved.

The pandemic brought about restrictions in mobility, limited transport of goods, and closing of markets, which has greatly affected the livelihood of communities.  As such, Hedcor—the run-of-river hydropower arm of AboitizPower, finds value in helping its partner communities recover through livelihood assistance.… Continue reading... “Hedcor, AFI boost local livelihood of partner associations in Mindanao”

Plastic-free gift ideas from sustainable companies

‘Going zero-waste.’ This expression has exploded over the last few years, but can people really commit to this way of life?

Some may find it daunting, judging by the amount of plastic found in the landfills and the country’s waters, most especially our ocean and seas. Others question why do we have to go zero-waste and if buying your essentials sealed in a protective layer really that bad?… Continue reading... “Plastic-free gift ideas from sustainable companies”

Over 100 Sendong survivors still reside in danger zones nine years later

ILIGAN CITY —– Nine years after tropical storm Sendong snuffed out thousands of lives and destroyed thousands of million pesos worth of properties in Iligan City, over 100 survivors are still living informally in areas declared as danger and no-build zones.

The city government of Iligan broke ground for a relocation site four years ago  but until now, not a single house has been built in the P35-million peso site in Barangay Tipanoy.… Continue reading... “Over 100 Sendong survivors still reside in danger zones nine years later”

Lanao del Norte police welcomes new OIC

ILIGAN CITY —– The Provincial Police Office in Lanao del Norte (PPO LDN) welcomed on Monday (December 14) its new officer-in-charge in the person of Police Col. Isaias Bacurnay, a graduate of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Class of 1998.

The change of command ceremony was held Monday morning at the headquarters of PPO LDN in Barangay Pigcarangan, in Tubod town, witnessed by  officers of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 10.
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Matteo’s Siomai – From the Newsroom to the Kitchen

When Journalist Herbie Gomez had to start working from home because of the Covid-19 lockdown early this year, he started looking for ways to constructively use all the time he now had in his hands.

Then the family thought of offering their family recipe for siomai,  first offering it to friends of their kids in the neighborhood,  friends in media, councilors, then strangers who saw their FB posts.… Continue reading... “Matteo’s Siomai – From the Newsroom to the Kitchen”

P7.09B backbone project to stabilize power transmission in Mindanao

NGCP recently energized the Toril-Bunawan 230kV transmission line, the final component of its Mindanao 230 kiloVolt (kV) backbone project. This will secure the reliability of power transmission services in the entire Mindanao.

NGCP recently energized the Toril-Bunawan 230kV transmission line, the final component of its Mindanao 230 kiloVolt (kV) backbone project.
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SILENCE THE GUNS DURING THIS SEASON OF HOPE

Pastoral Statement

The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP) raises its alarm and concern over the deteriorating prospects for peace in our land. 

The advent season is upon us, yet unpeace reigns. Respect for human rights, which is a primary requisite for peace, is ignored, or worse, demonized as a barrier to “peace and order”. … Continue reading... “SILENCE THE GUNS DURING THIS SEASON OF HOPE”

Cagayan de Oro ranks 7th as PH Most Competitive Highly Urbanized City

The City of Cagayan de Oro retained its ranking this year as the 7th Overall Most Competitive Highly Urbanized City (HUC) in the 2020 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index.

 The DTI Competitiveness Bureau conducted the 8th Regional Competitiveness Summit  on16 December 2020, via Facebook Live.

“We had consistently been among the Top Ten Highly Urbanized Cities since the competition started 8 years ago.… Continue reading... “Cagayan de Oro ranks 7th as PH Most Competitive Highly Urbanized City”