Safe at Seda Misto’s Breakfast Buffet returns to Seda Centrio

Seda Centrio’s beloved Buffet Breakfast makes its long anticipated comeback on March 15, 2021 for hotel guests and walk-ins.

During a buffet breakfast simulation for tourism industry and media partners held March 11 at the Miso Lobby Lounge, Seda Centrio Hotel Manager Rhett Villaruz stressed the hotel would be strictly implementing their #SafeatSeda safety protocols in all aspects for the safety of their guests and their service crew alike.… Continue reading... “Safe at Seda Misto’s Breakfast Buffet returns to Seda Centrio”

MDNN Digital Network launches 2021 station ID

There’s no stopping the continued innovations and technology updates made by Mindanao Daily Publishing Corporation President and Publisher Dante M. Sudaria, as part of the company’s massive growth to immerse itself with the 21st century’s emerging technology and the worldwide web.

MDDN Teleradyo Program Anchors and Hosts (courtesy of The Explorer’s Channel)

After the successful launch of its digital network MDNN Teleradyo, the Sudaria Group of Companies also presented its Station ID for Year 2021.… Continue reading... “MDNN Digital Network launches 2021 station ID”

Time Traveling Mindanao with Cucina Higala’s Heritage Dishes

Since March 13, 2021, it’s now possible to time travel the island of Mindanao, and in one sitting at that!

That’s when Cagayan de Oro’s Cucina Higala introduces its latest Mindanao Heritage Dishes. If you’re up to it, you can travel in time in one sitting from Jolo, Sulu, straight to Maguindanao (formerly a part of Cotabato), up to Lanao del Sur, then up to the mountain fastness of the island where indigenous peoples still prepare dishes the traditional way.… Continue reading... “Time Traveling Mindanao with Cucina Higala’s Heritage Dishes”

Region X public school teacher hailed 2020 Brightest STAR by DOST-SEI

A public school teacher from Region X has been cited by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) for her exemplary work in STEM education with K-12 students.

Honored as one of two Brightest Science Teacher Academy for the Regions (STAR) in an online ceremony on March 3, 2021 was Ms.Continue reading... “Region X public school teacher hailed 2020 Brightest STAR by DOST-SEI”

Flying the turbulent skies: Lance Gokongwei pilots Cebu Pacific with lessons from his dad

Sometime in the latter 1980s, the late John Gokongwei Jr. (a.k.a Big John) first toyed with the idea of starting his own airline. 

He did not possess any experience in running an airline – yet this did not deter the older Gokongwei, nor did the prospect of going against an established goliath bother him.… Continue reading... “Flying the turbulent skies: Lance Gokongwei pilots Cebu Pacific with lessons from his dad”

The Hineleban Coffee Story

Hineleban Coffee was the first endeavor under the Sustainable Disposable Income Crop (SDIC) section of Hineleban Foundation Inc. (HFI).

Eventually, HFI was largely shaped by its experience with the coffee program in partnership with some Indigenous People’s (IP) communities of Bukidnon.

Coffee was the initial crop HFI decided to grow with the IP’s for two main reasons: first, Arabica coffee had been proven to grow well in the region since the 1800’s when Spanish colonists introduced coffee to the Philippines; second, HFI founder John Perrine’s passion for quality coffee had already compiled decades of personal research and development of the Arabica coffee in Tuminugan Farm.… Continue reading... “The Hineleban Coffee Story”

LENTEN MESSAGE 2021—Year of Mission

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

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

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our observance of Lent.

Once again the Church invites us to a sincere examination of our life, our works in the light of Faith.

Jesus spent forty days and forty nights in the desert in prayer and fasting before he embarked on a mission.… Continue reading... “LENTEN MESSAGE 2021—Year of Mission”

Remembering Guana

Juan Y. Sia’s Legacy of Integrity in Public Service

February 9, 2021 was a sad day for most Kagay-anons when they found out one of the city’s most beloved civil servants had passed away peacefully in his sleep early that morning.

However, though many know him personally, not many Kagay-anons know that the late Juan Yap Sia was born in Amoy, China (now known as Xiamen City) on July 7, 1934 to Sia Ponso and Leah Yap.Continue reading... “Remembering Guana”

MVIP faces further delay due to submarine cable damage

The Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project (MVIP) may extend beyond its adjusted December 2021 target completion due to the damage of several portions of its fiber optic cable connection.

Photos from the initial inspection show the fiber cable damage as well as fiber separated from the power cable.

The submarine cable no.1 portion of the MVIP’s Dapitan-Santander 350kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) line between Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte and Santander, Cebu, which was completed only on 15 November 2020, was found to have been damaged in several locations.… Continue reading... “MVIP faces further delay due to submarine cable damage”

A Different Ash Wednesday this year

Ash Wednesday on February 17, 2021 will look a tad different in churches around the world this year. It will be no different in churches across the Philippines.

Where permitted by the prevailing quarantine status of the locality, the massive crowds will be curtailed to pandemic-restricted size limits with members of the congregation spread out in socially distanced seating.… Continue reading... “A Different Ash Wednesday this year”