Kagayanon International

NSCA – Cagayan de Oro Committee joins FILFEST USA 2017
by: Cheryl P. McGarrigle

The Cagayan de Oro City Committee of the Norfolk Sister City Association actively participated in FILFEST USA 2017, the annual celebration of Filipino-American Culture in Hampton Roads, Virginia, as one of its major sponsors. Hosted by the City of Norfolk, the event held last 14-15 October and kicked off a public event at MacArthur Memorial featuring the special recognition of our Filipino Word War II Veterans.

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CEB launches Laguindingan as 7th Regional Hub
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The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) is launching Laguindingan Airport as its seventh regional operations hub on 20 October 2017. Besides Laguindingan, Cebu Pacific already operates six other regional hubs in Manila, Cebu, Davao, Kalibo, Clark and Iloilo.

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European firms actively participate in 26th MinBizCon
by: Antonette Mendoza

European companies and business associations actively participated at the 26th Mindanao Business Conference (MinBizCon) held at the Xavier Sports and Country Club in Cagayan De Oro recently.

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Aperitivo Italiano Cagayan de Oro 2017
by: Lorens Ziller

The 2nd edition of the Aperitivo Italiano business networking event in Cagayan de Oro was held 08 September during the 2017 Mindanao Business Conference (Minbizcon) to complement the activities of the European Philippine Business Network (EPBN) which also set up a European Pavilion for the Minbizcon Exhibit.

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Visit Guam: The Valley of the Latte Adventure Park
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Most of the visitors to Guam come to shop at its wide range of shops, boutiques and malls offering prices you would be hard pressed to find elsewhere but there’s definitely more to Guam than shops and the military bases that made it headline news a few weeks back.

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XU Hosts 15th PH-Spanish Friendship Day National Conference
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For just the second time, Northern Mindanao again hosted an event marking the annual Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day.

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Weekend Summer Staycation: Everyday’s a Weekend at Summit Ridge Tagaytay
by: The Night Stalker

Forty years after I first came to Tagaytay as a fresh graduate taking a break from his training in Escolta, Manila, for his first job, I was back last May 29 and I was happy to discover the everyday’s-a-weekend vibe of the change hasn’t changed much.

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Super Stay: Weekend Staycation at Summit Hotels Magnolia
by: The Night Stalker

A week ago I was fortunate enough to be part of the Media Visit arranged by the Summit Hotels and Resorts Squad last May 28-30, 2017 for an intense weekend staycation at two of the hotel chains landmark hotels in Manila and Tagaytay.

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Filinvest Homes Butuan Launches New House Models
by: PR

Filinvest honors every hardworking Filipino who dreams a home for his family. These homes represent a homebuyer’s first step towards the fulfillment of his dreams and aspirations. This year, Filinvest Land, Inc. (FLI), through Filinvest Homes Butuan (FHB), launches new house models in response to the changing needs of the modern Filipino families.

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A Century of Stewardship for Culture and the Arts – Paterno Velez Foundation donates piano to MOGCHS
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A hundred and eight years after the Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School’s inauguration on December 15, 1909, the family of one of its original patrons continues its legacy of responsible stewardship to perpetuate the institution’s vision of molding patriotic and responsible citizens.

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OneOasis CDO Hosts Milo Summer Swim Clinic
by: PR

For the first time this summer, OneOasis Cagayan de Oro hosted the prestigious Milo Swim Sports Clinic of famed Philippine Olympian Gerardo “Ral” Rosario’s SwimTech.

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Runway Manila: NAIA 3 now just a 10 minute walk from Newport City
by: The Night Stalker

During my infrequent trips to Metro Manila, I’ve often wondered what was being constructed over Andrews Avenue and NAIA Expressway to Newport City from NAIA Terminal 3.

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MMM mulls Liceo partnership on Hospital Administration PhD course
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An international faith-based and interfaith international humanitarian organization has indicated its willingness to partner with a Cagayan de Oro-based university to professionalize hospital administration in the Philippines.

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Dr. Montero departs for Norfolk’s Sister City in the Philippines
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For Dr. Juan Montero, II, a history of extraordinary medical outreach and a shared history between his country of birth and his adopted home – the Philippines and the U.S. – all come together this coming week.

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General Douglas MacArthur Week: BSP Council to honor scout who met MacArthur in Macabalan
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The Boy Scouts of the Philippines Cagayan de Oro Council will honor one of its scouters for the role he played in a footnote in history on March 13, 1942.

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General Douglas MacArthur Week: Acclaimed Kagay-anon director comes home after 18 years
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Bani Logroño is a Filipino writer and director, most notably known for his award-winning World War II documentaries aimed at inspiring the next generation of heroes in the Philippines through historical education for the youth.

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A Delightful Lesson in Classical Piano: Rudolf Golez presents Mozart’s influence on Mendelssohn, Chopin and Gershwin
by: Cagayan de Oro City Tourism Council

Upon the invitation of our Cagayan de Oro City Tourism Council colleague Owen Jaen, some lucky members of the CTC were treated to a night of world-class classical piano through the March 20 concert of Kagay-anon Virtuoso Rudolf Golez, dubbed “Mostly Mozart” at Liceo de Cagayan University’s iconic Rodelsa Hall.

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TAPOK 2017 will be in San Francisco, California
by: Gwendolyn R. Garcia

The idea of gathering Kagay-anons living abroad was a seed planted by the late Roy C. Gaane, founder and president of Kagayanon International (KI).

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City Council declares Mar 13-17 as General Douglas MacArthur Week
by: The Night Stalker

It’s all systems go for General Douglas MacArthur Week in Cagayan de Oro this March!

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