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Two Xavier Ateneo law students among delegates for ASEAN Legal Camp in Singapore
by: XU Communications Story

Two students from the College of Law of Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan will be flying into Singapore on June 22 to participate in this year’s ASEAN Legal Camp.

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Kagay-anon Boxer wins Gold in Elite Russian tournament
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Local hero Carlo Paalam joined Team Pilipinas in a strong showing at the recently concluded Elite Category 10th Kostantin Korotkov Memorial International Tournament organized by the Russian Boxing Federation held at the Regional Sports Complex (Stadium im. Lenina) in Khabarovsk, Russia from May 15-20, 2018.

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Frozen Lake at Preacher’s Point
by: Carlo Antonio Romero

Awarded Honorable Mention in The Rotarian Magazine Photo Contest among 1,100 entries by the judge, renowned photographer Stephanie Sinclair, who was particularly impressed with his smart choice to use a wide angle lens to capture the frozen lake at Preacher's Point. Abraham Lake in Alberta, Canada is famous for its frozen methane bubbles caught underneath the ice. Dr. Romero is a member in good standing of the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro (Mother Club).

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Xavier Ateneo takes helm of PMAP-CDO, unveils new website
by: XU Comms Office

The People Management Association of the Philippines - Cagayan de Oro Chapter (PMAP-CDO), part of the nationally-respected organization of human resource practitioners and people managers, launched its website, www.pmap-cdo.org, on Sunday, May 6.

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SWU PHINMA Introduces Basic Education-STEM
by: SWU PHINMA PR

Southwestern University PHINMA (SWU PHINMA) is pleased to launch its Basic Education-STEM program starting June 2018 for all of its students in Grades 1 to 10. The integration of the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) strand in its Basic Education curricula will prepare its students better for the STEM strand in Senior High School. Students will be learning new subjects related to Robotics, Coding and Design Thinking on top of the general basic education subjects.

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Xavier Ateneo welcomed first batch of ALGCIT scholars
by: PR

Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan warmly welcome the inaugural batch of scholars of the Andrew L Gotianun Sr. Center for Integrated Technologies (ALGCIT) Senior High School on the 1st of May, Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker. “St Joseph is the perfect patron saint for ALGCIT because here he was, a carpenter, he worked with his hands, he worked with wood, with nails,” said Xavier Ateneo president Fr. Roberto C Yap SJ In his message to the 140 scholars and their parents.

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Xavier Ateneo 2017 valedictorian among Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines
by: Stephen Pedroza

Xavier Ateneo’s 2017 class valedictorian Brian Adam Anay was named one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) on Monday, April 23 in the Malacañang Palace.

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ECE Board Top Notcher drops electronics career to be CEB Cadet Pilot
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The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) recently sent off its first batch of Cadet Pilots for an intensive aviation training program at Flight Training Adelaide (FTA), Australia. The first of 16 Cadet Pilots were culled from over 12,500 applicants after a rigorous screening, series of tests, medical and physical examinations, and an aviation foundation course at the Philippine Academy for Aviation Training in Clark Field, Pampanga last month.

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Two Mindanawnons join Cebu Pacific Cadet Pilots to Australia
by: CEB PR

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) recently sent off its first batch of Cadet Pilots to an intensive aviation training program at Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) in Australia. The batch is composed of 16 Cadet Pilots who were selected from over 12,500 applicants. The applicants went through screening and a series of tests, as well as medical and physical examination, with 16 candidates attending an aviation foundation course at the Philippine Academy for Aviation Training in Clark Field, Pampanga last month.

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AP subsidiary reaches 2M safe man-hours
by: PR

Steadfast in its commitment to keeping everybody harm-free, AboitizPower subsidiary Therma South, Inc. (TSI) recently clocked in two million safe man-hours without lost time injury (LTI). The company celebrated the milestone together with its contractors last March 21, 2018, a day after the successful completion of TSI’s planned maintenance outage.

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Normin ECCP Biz Council rolls out 2018 draft calendar
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The newly organized European Chamber of the Philippine Northern Mindanao Business Council (ECCP-NM) will be actively implementing a monthly activity in pursuit of its mandate to provide stronger support for existing European businesses in Northern Mindanao and boost the promotion of local businesses in ASEAN countries and Europe.

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Smart wins Grand Prix & Grand Anvil at Oscars of PH Public Relations
by: PR

Smart Communications garnered top honors at the Anvil Awards, to maintain its winning streak at the for the third straight year at what is considered the “Oscars of Public Relations” in the Philippines. Smart won the Grand Prix Award for having the highest number of Gold Anvils this year, as well as the Grand Anvil for the most outstanding public relations program of the year for SHINE OS+ (Secured Health Information Network and Exchange), an electronic medical record system that enables health facilities to provide faster and better service to their patients.

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Media Wise wins another Gold Anvil for Baby Dalupan Book
by: Kagay-an After Dark - The Night Stalker

Slam dunk! Media Wise Communications/MUSE BOOKS has done it again, winning the Gold Anvil for PR Tools: Publications of the 53rd edition of the prestigious Anvil Awards held on March 23, 2018. Media Wise’s latest Gold Anvil was awarded this time for its The Maestro of Philippine Basketball, a coffee-table book on Philippine basketball through the eyes of Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan, the country’s most-awarded coach.

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Mejia heads newly organized ECCP-Northern Mindanao Business Council
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Food industry pioneer Mercedes Pelaez-Mejia is the president of the newly organized European Chamber of the Philippines-Northern Mindanao Business Council (ECCP-NM BC). Ms. Mejia is the Managing Director Slers Industries, Inc., one of the city’s homegrown brands behind the famous chicharon and ham of the same name. Aside from showcasing and selling different varieties of their chicharon, SLERS was also featured of Madrid Fusion Manila.

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VIVO x MakingMEGA to screen BTS of MayWard Germany shoot
by: Vivo PR

Dreams do come true, just ask up and coming star and Vivo endorser Maymay Entrata, who recently spent her Christmas in Germany, the hometown of the other half of the MayWard phenom, Edward Barber. Maymay (Marydale Entrata in real life) was born Mambajao, Camiguin), but was grew up in Cagayan de Oro City. An actress, recording artist, singer/composer, model, product endorser/ambassador, she shot to fame as the first Big Winner of the combined edition of Pinoy Big Brother Lucky 7 (combined housemates - celebrity, adult and teens) on the Pinoy Big Brother reality show

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Kagay-anon Author releases sequel to bestselling YA Novel
by: PR

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. Kagay-anon author Kristyn Maslog-Levis is excited to announce the release of her second book, The Girl Between Light and Dark.

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XU Cultural Dance Troupe celebrates 42nd Anniversary
by: Kagay-an After Dark - The Night Stalker

Xavier University’s residence dance company celebrated its 42nd Anniversary with a grand dance extravaganza dubbed Sulyap Sayaw 5: A Glimpse of Philippine Culture held 28 February 2018 at the Xavier Ateneo Covered Courts of its downtown campus.

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Smart conducts emergency response training for USTP studes
by: PR

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications conducted an emergency response and management training for students of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) 24 February 2018 in Cagayan de Oro City. The whole-day workshop was a “training of trainers” to equip students with knowledge and skills to conduct their own preparedness lessons for members of their respective communities. A day earlier, the training team also ran some simulations for members of the media covering the event.

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VIVOxTJxKZ Live in CDO
by: Vivo PR

Vivo local endorsers, singers, and real-life couple TJ Monterde and KZ Tandingan last Saturday, February 17, wowed fans at Vivo’s post-Valentine’s Day show at Limketkai Atrium in Cagayan de Oro City.

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Cebu Pacific opens applications for 2nd batch of Cadet Pilots
by: PR

Manila, Feburary 26, 2018 -- The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) is now accepting applications for the second batch of cadet-pilots. CEB will be recruiting 16 candidates to join its corps of pilots, after completing a 56-week training program, including 52 weeks at Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) in Australia, in a “study now, pay later” scheme.

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