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AT THE height of the Higalaay Kagay-an Festival 2014, the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office has noticed a decline in criminal activities on the streets following the high-level alert and tighter security measures implemented by law enforcers.
SAINT Monica of Africa is the remarkable mother of Saint Augustine of Hippo, our patron saint here in Cagayan de Oro.
CAGAYAN DE ORO'S strongest tourism pitch has always been its portal to the outdoors and its relatively robust commercial center, the perfect marriage of urbanization and an opportunity for a great escape.
IN COMPLIANCE with City Ordinance 8881-2003 declaring August 27th of the year as 'Araw ng Kabus' in Cagayan de Oro, the city's major malls-Centrio Ayala Mall, SM City Cagayan de Oro and Gaisano Mall-will offer 50 percent discount on movie tickets for moviegoers on that day.
Hundreds of people watch the annual Pyro Festival as part of the Higalaay Kagay-an Festival events outside the SM City Mall in Cagayan de Oro City, Sunday evening .
FOLLOWING the waves of complaints haunting the City Government-run hospital in Cagayan de Oro in the past, officials at the J.R. Borja General Hospital have assured the public of better and satisfactory service.
CAGAYAN de Oro-based photojournalists and photographers have expressed their opposition to the approval, on second reading, of House Bill 4807 at the House of Representatives Thursday last week, August 21. The bill, also known as Protection Against Personal Intrusion Act, is a substitute to House Bill 3548, Right to Privacy, will penalize ... (more)
TO EASE up the road congestion in Cagayan de Oro City, the Roads and Traffic Administration conducted the test run of the new traffic lights last week, but it received complaints from motorists and passengers who claimed the trial run brought chaos instead.
HOURS after the military dismissed the possibility that the New People's Army could have executed Opol Councilor Cecilio Abuhan, the communist guerillas owned up Abuhan's slay for his alleged anti-people and anti-revolutionary activities in his area.
DESPITE of its rebranded name "Higalaay Kagay-an," people in Cagayan de Oro, especially those who grew old with the city, still call it, and even celebrate it as San Agustin Fiesta.
CAGAYAN DE ORO. Miss Cagayan de Oro 2014 Beatrice "Bea" Alvarez Pohl and her court.
"It's very overwhelming. When my name was called, it's like a mix of everything.
AS THE month closes, the city is gearing to end it with a bang as it celebrates the Higalaay Festival of Kagay-an fiesta in honor of Saint Augustine, the Cagayan de Oro's patron saint.
EVERY town and city in the Philippines has a fiesta of its own. In Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental in northern Mindanao, it falls on Aug. 28. On that date, Cagayan de Oro marks the feast day of St. Augustine after the Recoletos made it the city's patron saint in 1674.
MANONG Agustin Pungtod, whom I considered a "trailblazer" in Melecia Homes, Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental, northern Mindanao Philippines, was laid to rest last Thursday and I regret not saying goodbye personally to my friend.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 03:24 am
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