Monthly Archives: November 2015

Kasikas: New Dawn Pensionne Expansion Latest Update

The demand for transient accommodations continues to rise in Cagayan de Oro. An example of this is the expansion of New Dawn Pensionne along Velez Street. An 18-storey building is under construction to cater the increasing number of visitors in the city. Based on the photo, they are now working on the 3rd floor. This was… Read more »

Primavera Residences receives another international recognition

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the innovator of EDGE (“Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies”), has awarded its green building certification to CDO’s twin-tower Primavera Residences, a mixed-use mid-rise condominium development in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. The twin-tower building is the flagship development of Italpinas Development Corporation (IDC) in its thrust to… Read more »

Apple Tree Official Statement on Mister and Miss Pancontinental Controversy

Here is the official statement of the Apple Tree Hotel and Resort regarding the issues that hit Cagayan de Oro recently on the Mister and Miss Pancontinental beauty pageant. Apple Tree Hotel and Resort The New Zealand representative of the Mister and Miss Pancontinental 2015 International Pageant, Nicole Harding, made a hasty exit from the… Read more »

Litrato: Miss Ukraine enjoys the tropical heat of MisOr

Miss Pancontinental candidate Anastasia Kashuk of Ukraine was enjoying the sun, sand and the sea at Apple Tree Hotel and Resort. She said that Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro are giving her the best moments of her life. The delicious Filipino foods and the warmth of the locals make her stay comfortable. Photo by Clement… Read more »

XU Law makes it to the top ten law schools in the Philippines

Xavier University College of Law will receive an award from the Legal Education Board as one of the top ten law schools in the country. The awarding will be held on December 1 at Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila. These ten schools were chosen based on cumulative ratings in the Bar Examinations of 2012, 2013 and 2014… Read more »

This Weekend: To Love Again #HUGOTConcert

It is going to be a night of romantic love songs on Sunday here in Cagayan de Oro as Jinky Vidal and Top Suzara (formerly Freestyle) and Nyoy Volante will serenade Kagay-anons in a concert entitled “To Love Again #HUGOTConcert.” The event will be held at The Atrium, Limketkai Mall which will start at 8pm. For… Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Cagayan de Oro 30 Years Ago

  Today is Throwback Thursday. So, join us as we take a look of Cagayan de Oro in the year 1985. Bulua Highway Pelaez Sports Center The City Cemetery along Hayes Street (outside Xavier University)  Bulua Runabout Going to Patag Greenhills Memorial Park Lumbia Airport There you go folks. As years gone by, our city has evolved… Read more »

Amaia Scapes to open first residential community in Cagayan de Oro

Amaia, a residential brand of Ayala Land, Inc is now building its first project in Cagayan de Oro. Located along Macapagal Drive in Barangay Bulua, Amaia Scapes Cagayan de Oro is a perfect community for those who are looking for affordable housing but offers a quality living experience. The prize ranges from 1.2 to 2.7 million… Read more »

Up Close: SM CDO Premier

The upcoming premier mall of SM in Cagayan de Oro is shaping up nicely. Located at CM Recto Avenue (former Coca Cola Bottling Plant), this mall is poised to be the biggest of SM in Mindanao. Read related article HERE. Photo by Mike Seventeen

TsadaGyud Exclusive: Mister and Miss Pancontinental 2015 Swimswuit Competition

The parade of international beauties continues here in Cagayan de Oro for the Mister and Miss Pancontinental 2015. Yesterday, the swimwear competition was held at the Apple Tree Resort and Hotel in Opol, Misamis Oriental. After the event, I got the chance to talk to Miss Australia, Vietnam, Ukraine and the Philippines. So far, they… Read more »