Posts By: Michael Ray

Rafthon: A great history yet to unfold… tomorrow!

An “Adventure Fun Run” and the world’s first of its kind sports event, Rafthon is a triathlon that has a lot of twists. It involves a team effort that includes running, cycling and instead of swimming, it has white water rafting. It is a sport that entails great endurance but at the same promotes camaraderie because… Read more »

XU ranked among PHL’s top performing medical schools for 2015

Xavier University – Dr. Jose P. Rizal School of Medicine has once again made it to the country’s top performing schools for physicians and the only one from Mindanao. In the August 2015 Physician Licensure Examination, Xavier University (XU) ranked 8th among the top performing schools. Out of 61 examinees, 59 passed giving XU a passing rate… Read more »

Tonight: SM City Cagayan de Oro Pyro Festival

In line with the celebration of the feast of St. Agustine, SM City Cagayan de Oro will hold its annual pyro competition tonight. There are seven contingents this year coming from different cities in the Philippines. This event is free for all. The show will start at 7pm at Pueblo Area. See you there and… Read more »

Tonight: Centrio Mall Pyromusical Fireworks Display

Cagayan de Oro will glow brighter tonight as Centrio Mall will hold its annual Pyromusical Fireworks Display. This has been a yearly treat by Ayala Malls for Kagayanons in celebration of the Higalaay Festival. The photo above was taken last year. Witness this spectacular event at Duaw Kagayan Park near St. Augustine Cathedral. The program… Read more »

Korina admires Miss Cagayan de Oro

ABS-CBN News Anchor Korina Sanchez was the special guest in this year’s coronation night of Miss Cagayan de Oro. In her Instagram account, Korina expressed her appreciation to Miss Cagayan de Oro’s production. She said that it is more beautiful than Metro Manila. She also gave compliment to the pageant’s venue Limketkai Mall which she described… Read more »

Kasikas: Avida Aspira Tower as of August 2015

Aside from Centrio Tower, another high-rise condominium of Avida is now rising in Cagayan de Oro. The 29-storey Aspira Tower 1 is now being constructed along Ramon Chavez Street (former location of Vacation Hotel). Bored piling works are ongoing with a percentage of completion at around 15%. Photos by Mike Sivintin Photography 

Malaybalay lad wins Barangay Gwapo 2015

Luis Banaag III, the “Gwapong Swabe ng Barangay 1, Heights, Malaybalay City” won Barangay Gwapo 2015 held last night at Limketkai Atrium.This 23 year old bachelor is a BS Psychology graduate from Xavier University.     Last year, Luis met a motorcycle accident in Camiguin that destroyed his face. But he did not let it… Read more »

Litrato: Latest Aerial Shots of Cagayan de Oro

Cagayan de Oro’s growth is inevitable. The city enjoys huge slices of investments and the magnitude of construction projects are undeniably immense. Here are some impressive aerial shots of Limketkai Center and the construction developments of the upcoming SM CDO Premier. Limketkai Center The first photo shows the golden 19-storey Limketkai Luxe Hotel which is Mindanao’s… Read more »

Philippine Airlines joins the celebration of Higalaay Festival 2015

The Asia’s Sunniest joins Kagay-anons in celebrating the city fiesta. Tell your family and friends here and abroad to visit Cagayan de Oro’s Higalaay Festival this long weekend (August28 to 31) by booking a flight at Philippine Airlines. This year, the country’s flag carrier has sponsored free round trip tickets to Nagoya, Japan to Miss Cagayan de Oro winners… Read more »