The Port of Cagayan de Oro at Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City is one of only two seaports in the Philippines to have been awarded a Green Port badge by the Green Port Award System (GPAS) program, a green evaluation system for ports in the Asia-Pacific Region developed by APEC Port Services Network (APSN) to promote the green growth and sustainable development of the APEC port industry.… Continue reading... “Ecosystems Protection – Cagayan de Oro Port wins laurels for sustainability practices”
STEAG State Power Inc. (SPI) goes far beyond providing efficient and reliable electric power to Mindanao.
Besides sustainable business operations and adhering to the ethical standards of safety, environment, and good corporate governance, SPI actively contributes to the achievement of sustainable development goals by undertaking social development programs aimed at helping address a wide array of local community concerns.… Continue reading... “Ecosystems Protection: STEAG State Power Inc. CSR Program empowers beyond merely providing power”
The Seven Seas Waterpark and Resort in Barra, Opol, Misamis Oriental is slowly but surely carving a niche in the world tourism map for its nearby cities and Northern Mindanao, but there’s more to it than its famous slides and crystal blue water pools.… Continue reading... “Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort: Mindanao’s Showcase of Sustainable Tourism”
Pueblo de Oro Development Corp. (PDO) is seeing continued growth in its property development business.
PDO, which develops residential communities and township projects, is best known for its flagship project Pueblo de Oro in Cagayan de Oro. The company acquired the 360-hectare property in the early 1990s, back when such huge township projects were practically unheard of, especially in the provinces.… Continue reading... “Pueblo de Oro Sees Growth in Green Townships”
Franciscan alternative orthodoxy emphasized mysticism over morality.
Moralism is the task of low-level religion, concerned with creating an ego identity that seemingly places us on moral high ground. But moralism is normally not a primary concern for love, the focus of mature spirituality.
Scripture, Jesus, the mystics, and the saints recognized that the goal of religion is not a perfect moral stance, but union with God.… Continue reading... “Mysticism and Eco-Spirituality”
A local foundation based in the boondocks of Mindanao was awarded the 2011 Raanan Weitz International Competition on Integrated Development Projects in Israel.
Elmer Sayre and his sonJed Christian Sayre of the Water, Agroforestry, Nutrition and Development (WAND) Foundation based in Libertad, Misamis Oriental received the award at the Weitz Center for Development Studies in Rehovot, Israel on December 19.
The proposal to Upgrade, Expand, Operate and Maintain the Laguindingan Airport has been endorsed to the full council of the Regional Development Council of Region X for its endorsement to the National Economic Development Authority Investment Coordinating Council (NEDA-ICC).… Continue reading... “Laguindingan Airport Expansion ready for RDC-X Full Council nod”
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”
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 55thAnvil 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 memo, dated Friday, February 28.
“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”