El Circulo Zamboangueño de Cag...

Oct 17, 2018 by

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.

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World Stroke Day 2020: Walk 20...

Oct 16, 2018 by

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).

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Mabuhi ug Dugay Pa! A Solo Art...

Oct 16, 2018 by

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.

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One Heart for the Elephants of...

Oct 15, 2018 by

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.

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NGCP named Employer of the Yea...

Oct 3, 2018 by

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).

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Oro Karatekas garner 16 medals...

Sep 24, 2018 by

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.

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