Posts Categorized: Balita (News)

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 »

Ayala eyes major investment in Camiguin

Ayala Group of companies is planning to build a golf-course in the island of Camiguin. This was disclosed recently by Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo in an article published by SunStar Cagayan de Oro. The governor also said that Mallberry Suites is also looking into the possibility of building a five star hotel in the island…. Read more »

CDO photographer vies for national photography contest

Glenn Palacio, a proudly Kagay-anon photographer made it to the shortlist of final participants in a national photography contest organized by Digital Photographer Philippines. His photo essay entitled “People of the Sand” features some people whose source of income is quarrying at Cagayan de Oro River. It is the only entry from Mindanao that made it to the… Read more »

CEPALCO Rotating Brownout Schedules for Aug 3 to 9

Due to the continuing power supply shortage in Mindanao, load shedding will still be implemented. Below is the daily load shedding schedule and feeder grouping within CEPALCO service area for 3 to 4 August 2015.   Daily Load Shedding Schedule   Time 4 Hours Aug 3 Mon Aug 4 Tue Aug 5 Wed Aug 6… Read more »

CEPALCO Rotating Brownout Schedules for July 27 to August 2

The power situation throughout Mindanao is still unstable and power supply curtailments will still be implemented all over Mindanao. Hence, load levels exceed CEPALCO’s allocation again and NGCP requests for load dropping, CEPALCO will be constrained to implement again rotating brownouts within its service area. The improvement of the water inflow at Pulangi Hydroelectric Power… Read more »

Flights to Korea to start operating at Laguindingan in Q4 2015

Laguindingan Airport is expected to have international flights starting in the fourth quarter this year. This was revealed by no less than the Department of Tourism Region 10 Director Catalino E. Chan III. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will initially authorize flights to and from Seoul and Busan, South Korea. It is… Read more »

CEPALCO Rotating Brownout Schedules for July 21 to 26

The Cagayan Electric Power & Light Company, Inc. (CEPALCO) implements a rotating brownout within its service area due to power shortage. The power shortage is caused by the low water inflow of Pulangi and Agus Hydroelectric Power Plants, shortage of power of the unit 1 of Preventive Maintenance and Servicing (PMS) of STEAG, and the… Read more »

CAAP says Laguindingan Airport will be the busiest regional transport hub

After Tiger Airways launched its first Manila-Cagayan de Oro night flight last Sunday, March 29, CAAP officials expressed their optimism that Laguindingan Airport would become the busiest regional transport facility. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines and airport manager Jose Bodiongan said the airport is now equipped with runway lights, state-of-the-art navigational equipment and two… Read more »

Kasikas: The All New Pelaez Sports Center

This is the perspective of the proposed redevelopment of Don Gregorio Pelaez Sports Center. A group of businessmen presented this renderings to Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente Emano few days ago. The complex is composed of track and field, swimming pool, grand stand, parking building, mall and hotel.   The redevelopment program of the Pelaez… Read more »

CDO boosts sisterhood ties with Harbin City, China

Mayor Oscar Moreno went to Harbin City, China recently to strengthen the sisterhood ties between Cagayan de Oro and Harbin City. Some members of the local Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and business community joined Mayor Moreno on the said trip. The photo above shows Mayor Moreno with Harbin City mayor Song Xibin. In… Read more »