Posts Categorized: Opinyon (Opinion)

CDO’s skyline… A facade of economic prosperity

Despite the political hullabaloos, Cagayan de Oro’s economy remains unfazed. Throughout these years, from violet to yellow, Cagayan de Oro has maintained its status as one of the most competitive cities in the Philippines. Constructions of shopping malls and high-rise towers are ongoing. High-end retail stores and food establishments are everywhere jam-packed with people. Who… Read more »

Editor’s Note: I’m back

It has been awhile since my last post. Few people asked me why. Honestly, I’ve been very busy with my career and working on my long term plans. But I can’t deny that I miss blogging. It has been my pleasure bringing information to people about what’s new in my beloved Cagayan de Oro City. So,… Read more »

CDO is worth blogging for….

For the past two weeks, I haven’t updated this site. I am actually a nurse by profession and just recently, I decided to go back to the hospital after being away from the clinical practice for five years. I had to refresh my knowledge and skills especially that I am trained to be an operating room… Read more »

Is Cogon Market world class?

Where in the Philippines can you find public market facilities with escalators and elevators? Kagayanons have an answer… Cogon Market. Some call it ‘world class.’ I regret to say, I don’t agree with that statement. These escalators and elevators do not make a public market world class. Rather, it is a market that is well kept,… Read more »

Fitness First Means Safety First

  One of the essentials in maintaining fitness is exercise. Fortunately, Cagayan de Oro has an accessible and affordable sports facility to engage on those physical routines where one can jog, swim, and play sports like football. Located in the middle of downtown CDO is Pelaez Sports Center where the entrance fee for the swimming pool… Read more »

Laguindingan Airport and its vast potential

Serving more than 1.8 million passengers a year despite its flight limitations, Laguindingan Airport could be the next airline hub in the near future. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), the installation of navigational instruments is set to be completed before the year ends (hopefully). Since then, this airport will be… Read more »

Normin takes pride as one of the top corn producers

A farmer in Bukidnon checking his corn crops. Photo by Sherwin Manual Our region, Northern Mindanao is in the third spot as top producers of corn in the Philippines. Region 1 and Region 12 are in top 1 and 2 respectively. This was revealed by Engr. Roxana Hojas, assistant regional director of the Department of Agriculture… Read more »

CAAP plans to put up additional terminal at Laguindingan Airport

CAAP has revealed its plan of putting additional terminal building and facilities at Laguindingan Airport. In an article published by Sun Star Cagayan de Oro, CAAP Chief William Hotchkiss enumerated the reasons why there is a strong need to build another terminal building at Laguindingan Airport. First, the airport was constructed based on a 20 year… Read more »

Mindanao’s Shipping Hub… Cagayan de Oro

Cagayan de Oro holds the distinction of being the shipping hub in Mindanao. It is the most preferred city in the island for both cargo and passenger ships. This city is blessed with natural settings. Among all the cities in Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro seaports have the shortest distance to the major ports in the… Read more »