Kuya Win Gatchalian visits CDO, focuses on Free and Quality Education

Kuya Win Gatchalian visits CDO, focuses on Free and Quality Education

A politician for over 15 years, Valenzuela Representative, Sherwin Gatchalian filed his intent as senator for the upcoming 2016 elections last October 2015. He is currently a member of the Nationalist People’s Coalition, the 2nd biggest party in the country. Gatchalian, fondly called Kuya Win, is running on a platform of quality education. He visited Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental last month and held a casual convo with the press and bloggers at Boy Zugba in Corrales Avenue for Northern Mindanao to know more on his platforms. Gatchalian stressed…

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Bean Voyage first to offer “Selfie Coffee” in VisMin

Bean Voyage first to offer “Selfie Coffee” in VisMin

On April 18, 2016, 7am, Bean Voyager Coffee Roasters is set to open its doors to Kagayanons. Located at 27 Pabayo-Gaerlan Sts., Marfori Compound in Cagayan de Oro, this newest coffee shop will be offering a first in Visayas and Mindanao Area – the Selfie Coffee. The Selfie Coffee, an edible and water-based drink was first introduced by Joana Marie Tan in a media infusion event held at the coffee shop last April 13, 2016. As per Joana, an individual can take a selfie right from her or his smartphone, send…

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Filipino American comedian Rex Navarrete Live in CDO

Filipino American comedian Rex Navarrete Live in CDO

Rex Navarrette will be Live in CDO for a night! Mark the date – March 19, 2016 (Saturday) at Empire in Lifestyle District. This Premier Filipino American comedian started his career at the age of 19 entertaining a crowd of 800 at a conference in UC Santa Cruz. He was best known for his portrayals such as his ESL Teacher; Uncle Boy; and Marites, the domestic worker which aired out his thoughts on issues surrounding this characters. He gathers all this materials from from what he calls the reality and…

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Big Bite! Flavors of Summer at Centrio Mall

Big Bite! Flavors of Summer at Centrio Mall

Your summer food trip starts at Centrio Mall’s Big Bite! Flavors of Summer. Experience Northern Mindanao’s gastronomical event for affordable and taste food options at the Centrio Garden this March 11-13, 2016. Below are the highlights of this food event: March 11, 2016 – Friday Enjoy the summer delight and province’s finest ham! Giant Ham Sandwich Ceremony by the Department of Tourism Summer Smoothie Competition & Cashew Nut Challenge March 12, 2016 – Saturday Taste the fresh and lush greens found in the food basket of the region! Veggie Dish Challenge…

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BPI Lifestyle Madness Year 3 in CDO

BPI Lifestyle Madness Year 3 in CDO

BPI or The Bank of the Philippine Islands has once again created a venue that aimed to make the best ‘life goals’ happen for Filipinos last March 4-6, 2016 in Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro. Dubbed as the BPI Lifestyle Madness, this event is a one-stop-venue of the country’s top automotive, real estate, franchising and electronic brands that joined forces with BPI to give Filipinos the convenience of a one-stop-shop, whether Kagayanons are searching for a new car or house, researching for new businesses to put up, looking for investment…

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HATCH Mastermind Group CDO launched

HATCH Mastermind Group CDO launched

A mastermind group, where participants can openly discuss strategies, establish goals and implement ideas as well as support each other, has been launched in Cagayan de Oro City. Called “HATCH Mastermind Group CDO”, the free-for-all group also aims to provide a platform whereby participants can address the challenges they currently face and can seek assistance from the collective intelligence of other participants. Active Twitter users Mike of @mikeabonitalla, Vic of @vicmadz and Irene of @mindanaoan, who can also share strategies based on their respective fields of expertise, serve as the lead volunteer organizers…

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It’s a Gibi Fun Day with Ella Cruz and Jasmine Curtis-Smith!

It’s a Gibi Fun Day with Ella Cruz and Jasmine Curtis-Smith!

Cagayan de Oro City was rocked by 2 teen icons, Ella Cruz and Jasmine Curtis-Smith, as they visited Limketkai Center Rotunda for their Gibi Fun Day leg in Mindanao. Founded in 1984, Gibi Shoes has been making quality shoes since 1984. Boasting with over 20 years of shoe making this brand has been dubbed as the shoe brand for all seasons and occasions. They’ve started with school shoes and now making a curve and joining the scene of fashionable shoe brands. They’ve also ventured to pretty heels other than the…

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Bigby’s PERKS to bring Top Blogger Laureen Uy in CDO

Bigby’s PERKS to bring Top Blogger Laureen Uy in CDO

After David Guison of DGManila.com last March 2, Bigby’s PERKS is set to bring another top travel and fashion blogger in Cagayan de Oro. Bigby’s to bring renowned top fashion and travel blogger Laureen Uy in CDO. Laureen Uy will have meet & greet event  on September 12, 2015, Saturday, 5 PM, at the Activity Center of Centrio Ayala Mall. The event is open to the public, while, Bigby’s PERKS card holder will be prioritized. Why get a Bigby’s PERKS Card? Where and how to get a PERKS Card? Laureen Uy in…

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TechSpark, a Tech Event on Innovations for a Better CDO

TechSpark, a Tech Event on Innovations for a Better CDO

The much awaited tech expo this year in Cagayan de Oro is now happening this Friday! Mark the date, June 26, as the Cagayan de Oro – ICT Business Council (CDO-ICT) invites everyone to TechSpark at the Limketkai Mall Rotunda. TechSpark was inspired and conceptualized in celebration of DOST-ICTO’s 2015 ICT Month with the theme “Internet for All: No Juan Left Behind”. TechSpark is a tech exhibit day of tech individuals, startups and businesses for them to be introduced to the public and let the people know about them. The…

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Make Your Own Havaianas turns 10! #MYOH2015

Make Your Own Havaianas turns 10! #MYOH2015

Aloha Havaianaticos! It’s time to unleash your creativity and get your very own customized flip-flops by joining the biggest luau this year – Make Your Own Havaianas 2015! In Northern Mindanao, MYOH 2015 will be at the All Flip Flops store at SM City Cagayan de Oro from May 7-10! On their 10th year, Havaianas will take us to the lovely islands of Hawaaii! For the first timers, here’s a how-to Make Your Own Havaianas: 1. Pick a sole. 2. Choose you preferred strap. 3. Grab a lovely pin to…

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Liceo U Diamond Jubilee Celebration Schedule of Activities

Liceo U Diamond Jubilee Celebration Schedule of Activities

Founded in 1955 by Atty. Rodolfo N. Pelaez of Cagayan de Oro City and his wife Elsa Pelaez Pelaez of Cebu City, Liceo de Cagayan University was established with the primary vision of extending education to the youths especially those poor but deserving students in Northern Mindanao. To date, LDCU or Liceo U stands still as one of the pillars of quality education in the region being named named the Center of Excellence for Nursing Education in Region X, XII, and the Caraga. On February 20 to 28, 2015, series…

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Top Student Leaders to Gather for Youth Hours in CDO

Top Student Leaders to Gather for Youth Hours in CDO

The Outstanding Students of the Philippines – Region X Alumni Community, in cooperation with RFM Foundation, Inc. and the Commission on Higher Education- Regional Office X (CHED- RO X) will hold the YOUTH HOURS (YH) 2015. YOUTH HOURS is an annual youth forum for Filipino student leaders from different Higher Education Institutions, providing a venue for them to exchange ideas and discuss issues affecting the youth. It aims to empower the nation’s youth by enhancing their capacity through a clearer awareness of self, a deeper appreciation of one’s calling and…

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Cinemagis 7 Digital Short Film Festival Schedule of Activities #Cinemagis7

Cinemagis 7 Digital Short Film Festival Schedule of Activities #Cinemagis7

National issues. Mindanao stories. Struggles. Social Media. Love and more. Post by Cinemagis – Digital Short Film Festival in Northern Mindanao. All those and more will seen on the 7th year of CINEMAGIS, Northern Mindanao’s Digital Short Film Fest presented by the Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA) of Xavier University. Higala, take note of the dates and venues shown below to catch your favorite films. Aside from the 13 films, Cinemagis will also show the works of Brilliante Mendoza such as the award-winning films “Foster Child” and “Thy Womb”…

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XU Festival Days 2014 – Schedule of Activities #XavierBeyond

XU Festival Days 2014 – Schedule of Activities #XavierBeyond

The XU Festival Days 2014 or most commonly called Xavier Days has begun bringing more excitement as this year prepares the university for the ASEAN Integration that is set to happen in 2015. This premier university in Northern Mindanao takes greater heights and challenges as they have revised its mission and reaffirmed its mission focusing on opportunities and expanding beyond orders. XU envisions to have active contributions to the growth of the ASEAN region by forming leaders with character in their new vision, “A Leading ASEAN University Forming Leaders of…

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PagBAG-o Project: More than a Bag

PagBAG-o Project: More than a Bag

From a small sari-sari store, change is now realized in the lives of the Sendong Survivors from Xavier Ecoville. Xavier Ecoville is a resettlement community for TS Sendong survivors located in Brgy. Lumbia, Cagayan de Oro. It is mainly assisted by Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan , the community, the local government, donors and valued partners to form an independent or self-sustaining community. Today, the community’s multi-purpose cooperative (XEMPCO) has 6 major enterprises which include the sewing enterprises run by women from Xavier Ecoville producing quality and stylish bags…

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CDO is set for #GDayCDO2014!

CDO is set for #GDayCDO2014!

Higala, are you ready for #GDayCDO2014? Hold your breath as the Google Business Group – Cagayan de Oro will be giving you an afternoon full of fun, knowledge, technology to help your improve or build your business using free apps from Google delivered to you by top speakers and experts. Be there on November 23, 2014 – Sunday at Grand Caprice, Limketkai Center from 12NN to 5PM to witness on how technology can pair up with your business. WOWDO.com, a CDO Blog sharing the Good News from Cagayan de Oro,…

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