Himugso Heritage Feature
Along with the old houses, street names and landmarks which have become a part of the heritage of Cagayan de Oro, are some trees and their fruits which seem to have inexplicably disappeared over time.
Two trees which have figured prominently in the culture and heritage of Cagayan de Oro are the
Lambago and Kayam.… Continue reading... “The Forgotten Fruit Trees of Cagayan de Misamis”
Digital financial services leader PayMaya has helped disburse more than P1.4 billion in financial aid to at least 120,000 citizen beneficiaries nationwide under the social amelioration programs of various national government agencies and local government units since the start of COVID-19 community quarantines last March.
Realizing the need for a quick and efficient system to hand out financial aid that also does away with the physical handling of cash which could spread the virus, the national and localgovernmentsturned to PayMaya’s e-Wallet and its other digital financial services to provide the fastest way to deliver much-needed assistance to their respective constituents. …
Continue reading... “PayMaya disburses over P1.4-billion in financial aid from gov’t agencies, LGUs”
Providing a complete and inclusive way for Filipinos to transact with government online through ‘cashless’ ecosystems is critical as the government accelerates its digital push in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, an executive from digital financial services PayMaya said recently.
“Everything is going online, including government services, but we have to ensure that every Filipino is able to continue transacting with government and receive much-needed aid through cashless ecosystems that are pervasive and at the same time inclusive,” said
Orlando B.… Continue reading... “Building inclusive ‘cashless’ ecosystems critical as gov’t accelerates digital push – PayMaya”
Iligan Chamber Rolling Stores
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation of Iligan, Inc. has launched its rolling stores in a bid to enhance the effectiveness of the Enhanced Community Quarantine in Iligan City.
As defined by the Iligan Chamber, a Rolling Store is a “One-Stop-Shop” where consumers can buy their groceries, vegetables, fish and meat items within their barangays without going to public and supermarkets to lessen their risks of infection from the COVID-19 coronavirus.…
Continue reading... “CCIFII Rolling Stores enhance ECQ in Iligan”
Started just last February, the parish garden patch has started paying off with harvests of green leafy vegetables.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro is encouraging the establishment of household and community gardening for local food production during the COVID-19 quarantine and lockdowns to help sustain especially vulnerable residents in the informal sector, the unemployed, and those unable to be gainfully employed at this time.…
Continue reading... “ACDO calls on clergy to open parishes to community food gardening”
Teacher Bogie Teves test drives the 2020 Toyota Corolla Altis HEV (photo courtesy of Bogie’s Wonderland)
In our not so distant past, the free falling prices of gasoline and diesel products brought by nil demand worldwide would have encouraged motorists to travel more.
However, the COVID-19 pandemic has constrained all kinds of travel, including land transport.…
Continue reading... “A paradigm shift whose time has come: The 2020 Corolla Altis HEV self-charging automobile”
Nutri-Asia’s BYOB refilling staton at The Mind Museum, BGC, Taguig City is open Mondays thru Sundays 12NN to 8PM. (photo courtesy of orangemagazine.ph)
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Local environment and consumer groups have hailed the inspiring initiative of refilling stations for consumer products in Metro Manila, saying “the time is right” for similar initiatives in Mindanao’s fastest growing city.…
Continue reading... “Oro Residents: Time is right for refilling stations for consumer products”
XU DEVCOM GRAD. Carol Joy Veronilla, a Xavier Ateneo graduate, competes for the coveted Miss Universe Philippines title; pictured here during the press conference and public presentation on Tuesday, February 25, in Cagayan de Oro City. Supplied photo.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY— A Development Communication major in Development Journalism graduate of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan is among the 52 ladies competing for the Miss Universe Philippines crown. …
Continue reading... “Xavier Ateneo DevCom grad vies for Miss Universe Philippines crown”
Jones Campos, Rey Albert Fuentes,Ramoncito Ocampo Cruz, Atty. Christmas Joy at the 55th Anvil Awards.
Media Wise Communications / Muse Books raced out into 2020 with a rare repeat of last year’s trophy haul with a gold and a platinum at the 55
thAnvil Awards held at the historic Manila Hotel on February 28, 2020.… Continue reading... “Media Wise wins Gold and Platinum at 55th Anvil Awards”
The Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU) has granted Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan with an Institutional Accreditation for the first time ever.
Xavier Ateneo president Fr Roberto C. Yap SJ, shared the notification from the PAASCU board of directors to the XU community on in his
, dated Friday, February 28. memo
“Institutional Accreditation is the highest certification that can be given to an educational institution.…
Continue reading... “PAASCU grants Institutional Accreditation & Level IV Core Programs to Xavier Ateneo”