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NCCA honors Liceo Prof with 2nd straight Ani ng Dangal
by: The Night Stalker

A Professor of the Liceo de Cagayan University Conservatory of Music, Theater and Dance will be honored with his second Ani ng Dangal award by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA-Office of the President). Cipriano “Zip” Mercado de Guzman Jr. will be honored during the 11th Ani ng Dangal Awarding Ceremony on February 27, 2019 at the Diamond Hotel in Manila.

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Batch Juan of Cebu Pacific Cadet Pilots gets gold bars
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The first batch of the Cadet Pilots of the Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) recently attained another significant milestone with the awarding of their commercial pilots licenses and third officers gold bars following their intensive aviation training program at Flight Training Adelaide (FTA), Australia.

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Xavier Ateneo alumni help Media Wise win first Platinum Anvil
by: MediaWise PR

Multi-awarded boutique publishing house Media Wise Communications/ Muse Books marked yet another milestone in its publishing journey after it was awarded the Platinum Anvil award for its coffee-table-book, On the March: The Jesuits in the Philippines Since the Restoration. The Platinum Anvil is given only to outstanding entries that stand out among Anvil “Gold” winners. On the March chronicles the journey of the Jesuits’ as they bring the Catholic faith to the remotest corners of the Philippines.

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AN INVITATION
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The officers, Board of Directors, and members of The Cagayan de Oro- Misamis Oriental Association. of New York, Inc. are delighted to invite everyone to join our “TAPOK 2019” this coming July 26, 27 & 28, 2019 to be held in New York City. Please come and join us and get a wonderful opportunity to bond with long-lost friends and kababayans, foster camaraderie and establish new friendship.

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Entrepreneur shares story on struggle to innovate building system
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Even as a student, Engr. Jeffrey S. Co already stood out, finishing his Civil Engineering degree at San Jose Recoletos University Cum Laude and garnering 8th place in the Civil Engineering Licensure Examination. But he soon found out that success at school did not exactly translate to success in business.

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Liceo Prof wins 1st Prize at the Grand Prize Virtuoso
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A Professor of the Liceo de Cagayan University Conservatory of Music, Theater and Dance has topped an international music competition held in Rome, Italy recently. Cipriano “Zip” Mercado de Guzman was awarded 1st Prize and a Certificate in the Senior/Professional Open Category at the 2018 “Rome” International Music Competition-Grand Prize Virtuoso held at the Teatro Studio, Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy last December 18, 2018.

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Monte Carlo – The Cradle of Futbol in Cagayan de Oro
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Between a galvanized iron fence along Pabayo Street in Cagayan de Oro is a small opening that opens to what was once a bustling block of makeshift houses but is now only a bare square of raw earth. The name first came to my attention when I was doing a feature on Carlo Dorin, a Kagay-anon futbol player who recently won the Golden Boot in the prestigious SingaCup 2018 youth futbol tournament in Singapore. When I asked him where he learned to play the game, and he replied “Monte Carlo.”

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Oro Chamber Women Power
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For the first time ever, women leaders are at the helm of the two largest business organizations in Northern Mindanao. The Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation, Inc. (Oro Chamber) inducted into office Monday, 16 December 2018, Dr., Irene La Victoria Floro, Ph.D. as its second woman president. Also recently appointed to the post of Executive Director of the same organization was Queritess Q. Queja.

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Kagay-anon Environment Advocate is 2018 TOFIL Awardee
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A Kagay-anon environment advocate who has been championing the protection, preservation and rehabilitation of the Cagayan de Oro River Basin has been selected as one of four honorees for the 2018 Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) Awards. Dr. Hilly Ann Maria Fernandez Roa-Quiaoit, Ph. D., is the executive director of the Cagayan de Oro River Basin Management Council (CDORBMC), is the 2018 TOFIL Awardee for Environmental Conservation. The awards night has been scheduled for 6PM Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Sequoia Hotel in Quezon City.

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Society of Jesus Superior General Fr Arturo Sosa to visit Xavier Ateneo
by: XU Comms PR

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines — Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan, a Jesuit educational institution, gears up for the visit of the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Fr Arturo Sosa Abascal SJ, the first Latin-American to lead the largest religious order in the world. XU president Fr Roberto “Bobby” C Yap SJ said in his message to the university, “I am delighted to inform everyone that Fr Arturo Sosa SJ, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, will be visiting Cagayan de Oro from the 12th to 14th of December 2018.”

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15 Filipino WW2 Vets honored with US Congressional Gold Medal
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Seven three years after the end of World War II, 15 Filipino veterans finally got their long awaited recognition from the United States Government through the conferment of the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal.

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Kagay-anon Booter wins Golden Boot in Asia’s Largest Int’l Youth Football Tournament
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Cagayan de Oro booter Carlo Dorin won the coveted Golden Boot award and played a key role in helping the Philippines’ Great Oak Manor (GOM) win back-to-back championships in the prestigious SingaCup in Singapore recently. Great Oak Manor (Philippines) was crowned U18 Champion 2018 via a penalty shootout over Kelab Bolasepak Remaja Shah Alam (Malaysia) (3) 0-0 (2). SportCares (Singapore) finished third in this tourney billed as Asia’s largest international youth football tournament, held Nov. 3 to Nov. 9, 2018 at Turf City, Singapore.

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Football’s Crazy Rich Asians – Part 2: More Football-Crazy Rich Asians
by: Charles Lim

Tony Fernandes, 54, is the Malaysian owner of English club, Queen's Park Rangers. Tony is best known to Filipinos as the Chairman of AirAsia, the largest low cost carrier, with formidable operations in the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, India and, naturally, Malaysia. Tony went to school in London, worked there with Sir Richard Branson of the Virgin Group and, naturally, loves football. He bought the London club, QPR in 2011 but had seen the club's performance fluctuate between EPL and Championship levels.

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Football’s Crazy Rich Asians – Part 1: Tragedy at Leicester City, England
by: Charles Lim

He was the most successful Asian owner of a top notch professional football club in England. To Filipinos, however, and even to a majority of the Filipino football community he was still an unknown, until tragedy struck on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the King Power Stadium in Leicester City, England. The Thai owner of EPL 2016 Champion Leicester City, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, 60 , died with two of his staff and the pilot and his friend when the helicopter they were in crashed into the car park shortly after taking off long after a regular home game of the English Premier League (EPL).

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OFW grandma’s homecoming made possible by Cebu Pacific
by: SELRAHCO PR

Filipinos are known to share strong bonds with their families. It is one of the values that motivates them to work hard, with some even going as far as flying abroad to become overseas workers (OFWs), just to give their families a better life. However, traveling out of the country also means missing out on important moments and memorable experiences with the family. That’s why when holiday season draws near, many OFWs make sure to return to the warm embrace of their loved ones and spend quality time with them.

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Never Stop Learning: How Mr. John Stays Ahead of the Curve, Even at 92
by: Selrahco PR

Fourteen years after the University of San Carlos bestowed an honorary doctorate in Business and Enterprise Development on John L. Gokongwei Jr., the Cebu-based institution has again honored JG Summit Holdings’ founder and chairman emeritus.

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BPI Fetes Oro Media to Thanksgiving Dinner
by: The Night Stalker

Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI, or Bank of PI) feted members of Cagayan de Oro’s Fourth Estate in a merry evening of “Food, Fun, and Friendship”. Held at Circa 1850 (currently ranked No. 1 in Trip Advisor’s Top Restaurants in Cagayan de Oro City), the meet-and-greet was filled with great food courtesy of Circa 1850’s top signature dishes, fun-filled games (won by our Table #1 with Nelson Constantino, Dave Achondo, Joe Felicilda, Jo Ann Sablad, Joel Jacobo, Kim Zaldivar, and moi!) and fellowship.

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Montero’s Memorable Magic Moment
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Dr. Juan M.Montero,II,MD, FACS, with youngest son Paul Norbert, Associate Professor of Surgery in Denver, Colorado Medical Center, at the latter's fellowship induction during the 105th Annual Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons in Boston, Oct. 21-25, 2018--exactly 41 years to the date when Doc Juanny himself became a fellow. Doc Juanny calls this prideful event the "quadruple MMMM", for Montero's Memorable Magic Moment ! The elder Montero was instrumental in forging the City Sister Agreement between Cagayan de Oro City and Norfolk, Virginia, USA in 2008.

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El Circulo Zamboangueño de Cagayan de Oro celebrates 61st Fiesta Pilar
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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 202020
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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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