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El Circulo Zamboangueño de Cagayan de Oro celebrates 61st Fiesta Pilar

The organization of Zamboangueños residing in Cagayan de Oro City marked the 61st anniversary of their celebration of the Feast Day of their mother city’s patroness with a mass and comida communal at a local restaurant. Luis “Chito” Potenciano, one of the head coordinators of the over six decades old association of families who originated from Zamboanga, then known as “The City of Flowers,” said the Circulo also held the traditional nine-day novena for Nuestra Señora Virgen del Pilar de Zaragoza, the city’s patron saint at the Immaculate Conception Church at Aluba Village Subdivision, Barangay Macasandig......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2018Related News

Mabuhi ug Dugay Pa! A Solo Art Exhibit by Albert BET Vamenta at XU Museo de Oro

Kagay-anon Artist Albert “Bet” San Juan Vamenta opened his sixth one-man show Mabuhi ug Dugay Pa! Petition Insignias (Distortion In Pen And Ink: Minus Two: Part Two) at the Xavier University Museo de Oro last October 12, 2018. Recently retired from Museo de Oro, Abet has resumed pursuit of his life’s passion as a visual artist in the local art scene after an absence of some time......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2018Related News

World Stroke Day 2020: Walk 202020

Two Cagayan de Oro based stroke groups are aiming to make a bold stroke (pun intended) to curb the rising global incidence of stroke. “We will conduct a 20-minute walk on October 28, Sunday (instead of October 29, which falls on a Monday), from Rodelsa Circle to Gaston Park in preparation for a bigger, more ambitious event,” said Dr. Arturo F. Surdilla, Director of the AKBAY Stroke Care & Neurological Rehabilitation Center and president of the Stroke Society of the Philippines-Northern Mindanao Chapter (SSP-NMC)......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2018Related News

One Heart for the Elephants of Bali

Following a recent visit to the Mason Elephant Safari Park in Taro, Bali, Indonesia, I became curious about how the pachyderms ever got to Indonesia, believing elephants in South East Asia only existed in Indochina, most prominently in Thailand. What I found after surfing the internet piqued my curiosity even more. It seems there once came to Southern Philippines a prince from a Minangkabau kingdom in Sumatra, Indonesia called Pagaruyung (Baguinda is a Minangkabau honorific for prince.) He became the leader of what eventually became the Sultanate of Sulu......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2018Related News

CDO hosts November 10 DevCon Summit

Cagayan de Oro is hosting the biggest developer conference in the Philippines on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Capitol University. Expected to attend are over 600 software developers and information technology professionals and hobbyists from Cagayan de Oro and adjacent areas, the second edition of DevCon Summit features a myriad of events in a day including talks from both local and international personalities, fun and exciting games......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

FAO, PDRF eyes more disaster-resilient Filipino communities

11 October 2018 – The ever-increasing threats from climate change, evidenced by the increasing severity and frequency of disasters, require concerted efforts to build and strengthen resilience of communities in countries most vulnerable and at-risk from disasters, like the Philippines. In response to this challenge, and to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction on 13 October, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) have signed today a Memorandum of Understanding that will enable collaborations on emergency response, preparedness, mitigation and building livelihood resilience......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

It’s National Pampering Day on October 17

For the third straight year, Nail-a-holics has been steadily increasing the scope of duration of its National Pampering Day, held every October 17th in all Nail-a-holics Nail and Salon Spas nationwide......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2018Related News

On the March The Jesuits in the Philippines Since the Restoration Coffee Table Book launched at the Areté

Last September 29th at 4 p.m., Media Wise Communications Inc. and Muse Books in cooperation with Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), The Philippine Jesuit Aid Association and Jesuit Communications recently launched the coffee table book On the March – The Jesuits in the Philippines Since the Restoration at the Zuthera B. Zalamea lobby of the Arts Wing at the new Arete complex on the sprawling Ateneo de Manila University campus. The Philippine Jesuits Province with the Ateneo community came together to celebrate the launch of the book to the lush stylings of the Blue Symphony band. Published by Muse Books under the Media Wise Communications umbrella the book was developed for the benefit of the elderly and infirm Jesuits residing at the Jesuit Wellness Center found on the ADMU campus grounds......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2018Related News

AirlineRatings.com gives Cebu Pacific highest safety ranking

AirlineRatings.com, one of the world’s leading one-stop airline safety and product rating review website, has given Cebu Pacific Air the highest 7-star safety ranking. After careful evaluation and feedback from the airline and aviation industry, AirlineRatings.com upgraded its seven-star safety rating system to give more importance to IOSA, thus elevating Cebu Pacific up to 7-stars – the highest ranking......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 8th, 2018Related News

Cebu Pacific ties up with Visa for exclusive international flash sale

October 04, 2018 – The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific, allows passengers to “SEA more with Visa” as it offers special seat sale fares to some of the most popular international destinations within its extensive flight network. This sale marks the sixth year of partnership between Cebu Pacific and Visa. The Cebu Pacific seat sale is exclusive for Visa cardholders. It begins today and will be available until October 06, 2018 (or until seats last). Travel period will be from January 1 to March 31, 2019......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 5th, 2018Related News

NGCP named Employer of the Year for NCR

As it approaches its 10th year since its inception as the operator of the country’s transmission network, NGCP reaches another milestone as it received the Employer of the Year (EOY) award for the National Capital Region (NCR) by the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP)......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsOct 3rd, 2018Related News

FitFlop Launches Autumn/Winter 2018 Collection at Centrio

FitFlop launched its Autumn/Winter 2018 collection September 27 at the FitFlop Store in Centrio Mall with typical flair and pizzazz. Coloured by VIPs like Nicole Meier of Nicole TV and Kitchie Uy of Passionista, loyal customers, and lifestyle media and CDO Bloggers – the milestone event was highlighted by the highly anticipated collection reveal, a brief introduction to the brand, and an open forum......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 30th, 2018Related News

Madonna & Child General Hospital inaugurates Medical Arts Building

One of the pioneer hospitals formally inaugurated its new Medical Arts Building last Tuesday, September 25, 2018, to underscore Cagayan de Oro City’s status as the Most Resilient City in the Philippines......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 27th, 2018Related News

Ride with Blu to a New Day

Have it your way. Call the Shots. The HONDA REBEL 500 is all about Real Freedom. The fusion of the classic and the cutting edge comes alive with the Rebel’s robust 471cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke DOHC four valves per cylinder parallel twin motor neatly tucked into a low slung chassis with low slung seats, blacked out with matte touches......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 25th, 2018Related News

Cebu Pacific boosts VisMin connections to Japan

Now you don't have to go to Manila to catch a flight to Japan. The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific, makes it easier for residents in the Visayas and Mindanao to fly to Japan, via its hub in Cebu. On top of easier connecting flights to Japan, Cebu Pacific is also boosting frequency of its Cebu-Narita route from four times a week to a daily flight, effective December 1, 2018......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Understanding key to embracing solar rooftops in Mindanao

Electricity consumers need to carefully evaluate their options and look for an experienced partner who can offer better solutions amid the slew of solar panels available in the market, Jose Rafael Mendoza, general manager of AboitizPower’s newly formed business unit, Aboitiz Power Distributed Energy Inc. (APX), said there are still many things to understand about rooftop solar technology in spite of its growing popularity......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

InfraWatchPH: Audit existing coal-fired power plants

An infrastructure-oriented think tank has called on the environment and energy officialss to conduct a joint audit on the environmental impact of existing coal-fired power plants in the country......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

NGCP empowers communities thru disaster risk-reduction trainings

The Philippines has seen its fair share of natural calamities in the past years, with typhoons and earthquakes frequently occurring in the Pacific area. The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has spearheaded disaster risk reduction trainings for its partner communities with intensified efforts to prevent the devastating effects of these calamities to the hard-hit areas across the country......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

InfraWatch PH seeks suspension of housing projects in geo-hazard areas

An infrastructure-oriented think tank has called on housing agencies to suspend all socialized housing projects in geo-hazard areas to prevent landslide incidents similar to what had happened in Itogon, Benguet and Naga City, Cebu......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Oro Karatekas garner 16 medals, 15 black belt passers

The Southern Philippines Group (Mindanao) of the Japan Karate Association (Nihon Karate Kyokai) or JKA-NKK recently returned home following a fruitful campaign in the 1st JKA-NKK Philippines Inc. National Tournament and Dan Black Belt International Examination & Qualification held September 16, 2018 at the CPA Gym, Cebu International Port Complex, Sergio Osmeña Boulevard, New Reclamation Area, Cebu City......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News