Barangay Lumbia gears up for the big-time with La Aldea del Rio access road concrete pouring

A simple concrete pouring ceremony held on Holy Wednesday is just one of the signs that Barangay Lumbia is ready to join the League of Progressive Uptown Barangays. Strategically situated in the center of twelve (12) hinterland barangays, Lumbia is leading the boom in Uptown Cagayan de Oro with no less than 58 approved residential …

Humanities Role in Xavier Ateneo Campus of the Future Stressed

Its Humanities Program will continue to play a critical role in the Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan (Xavier Ateneo) Campus of the Future soon to rise at Manresa. “For Xavier Ateneo to remain an authentic Jesuit university, we should continue to have humanities subjects in its higher education curriculum,” Xavier Ateneo President Fr Mars P. Tan SJ PhD …

Balubal Level III Water System breaks ground

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Barangay Balubal will finally have its own Level III water supply system before the year ends. City Mayor Rolando “Klarex” A. Uy led city hall and barangay officials in breaking ground and laying the time capsule for the water treatment plant Wednesday, 18 January at the proposed plant site. As City Hall’s …

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. However, rarer …

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. The TOFIL Awards was first …

SM City CDO Uptown rebrands on 20th Anniversary

SM Supermalls first mall in Cagayan de Oro City has rebranded with a new moniker to mark its 20th anniversary milestone. Now officially known as SM City CDO Uptown to differentiate it from its downtown sibling, the rebranding was also part of its 20th commemoration to mark its redevelopment. “We started our 20th year commemoration last June 30, 2022 …

Elegy for a Kagay-anon Uptown Pioneer: Rodolfo Luciano Meñes (23 November 1947-19 February 2022)

One of Cagayan de Oro’s pioneers who built up Uptown Cagayan de Oro has passed on, but his legacy lives on in the township he helped establish which perfectly embodies the city’s trailblazing spirit, and his various engagements in civic society organizations where he was a well-respected voice. Rodolfo Luciano Meñes was  born in Magalang, …

Pueblo de Oro wins two golds at 2021 Real Estate Excellence Awards

Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation (PDO), the property development arm of the ICCP Group, recently bagged two gold awards in the Property and Real Estate Excellence Awards organized and presented by FIABCI (Federation Internationale des Administrateurs de Bien-Conselis Immobiliers) on December 9, 2021. Eduardo del Rosario, Secretary of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban …

Cagayan de Oro remains PH’s 7th Most Competitive Highly Urbanized City in 2021

Cagayan de Oro has retained its 7th Place Rank in the Philippines’ Most Competitive Highly Urbanized Cities ranking in 2021. Besides its Top 7 ranking, Cagayan de Oro was also tagged as the 6th Most Improved Highly Urbanized City in the recently concluded virtual awarding rites of the 9th Regional Competitiveness Summit of the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness …

PH Tatler picks JF Soberano in Gen. T List 2021 Leaders of Tomorrow

Cebu Landmasters, Inc. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jose Franco Soberano has been selected as one of the Top 40 Philippine Honorees and Leaders of Tomorrow on The Gen.T List 2021 by the Philippine Tatler. Franco was awarded under the real estate and hospitality category for putting the community at the heart of …