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Kagay-anon writer receives fellowship in essay

Charmaine Carrillo, a junior fellow of writers collective Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (Nagmac), has recently been accepted as a writing fellow at the 3rd Nueva Ecija Personal Essay Writing Workshop, which is annually organized by Steinberg Essay Prize finalist and Curt Johnson Prose Award for Nonfiction awardee Wilfredo ...

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MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL Achieving improved nutrition as a province

OROQUIETA City — From being one of the most nutritionally depressed provinces in the country in 2015 to Outstanding Province in the region for three consecutive years, Misamis Occidental is a showcase of success with many better chapters to offer. Misamis Occidental Governor and Provincial Nutrition Committee Chairperson Herminia Ramiro ...

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200 seniors avail of free eye check-up

SOME 200 senior citizens from barangays Tambobong and Balacanas in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental recently availed of free eye check-up and reading glasses courtesy of FDC Misamis Power Corporation’s (FDC Misa-mis) newly-launched program dubbed as “Mata Nin-yo, Tagdon Namo” (MNTN). MNTN, explained Analiza Miso, the power firm’s community relations specialist, is ...

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Bulawan Literary Journal of Normin calls for submissions

The Bulawan Literary Journal of Northern Mindanao is now open for contributions to its “Special Issue on Writing Camiguin,” to be edited by Camiguin-born poet Dr Arlene J Yandug. The journal accepts literary works and original photography/digital artworks that show fresh perspectives on Camiguin and reimagine its home-ness and island-ness. ...

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Termites can help reduce impact of drought

A new study by international researchers has revealed for the first time that termites play a significant role in lessening the effects of drought in rain forests, showing once again that even the smallest players can have big effects on ecosystems. Termites are among the most abundant animals in tropical ...

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Exploring Misamis Oriental culture in Kuyamis fest dance

Contingents from the municipalities of Misamis Oriental showcased the rich culture and history of Misamis Oriental in the Kuyamis Festival Dance held at the Misamis Oriental Integrated Sports Complex. Kuyamis Festival of Misamis Oriental, in celebration of the founding anniversary of the province, is annually celebrated in January that highlights ...

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Camiguin highlights national treasures in 51st anniversary

CAMIGUIN Island — Sheltering numerous historic that eventually became tourist sites, the Provincial Government of Camiguin underscores the significance of naming the landmarks to the National Heritage Sites in knowing the past and shaping the future of the island. In the 51st Camiguin Foundation Day, Provincial Governor Maria Luisa Romualdo ...

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Capitol reacquires Sapong Cold Spring

LAGONGLONG, Misamis Oriental — Lagonglong local government has reacquired Sapong Cold Spring in a compromise agreement held at barangay Tabok with the Abonitalla family, owner of the land, last week. A major tourist destination in the province, Sapong Cold Spring is a natural spring which has been a primary source ...

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Nagmac organizes ‘Oro Poetry Night’

This Dec. 15 at 6 pm, local writers collective Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (Nagmac) will organize the December installment of the city’s premier literary event, CDO Poetry Night, at the SM CDO Downtown Premier – Sky Garden at the Fifth. Themed “panagbiya, panag-abot,” the event will feature spoken ...

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PH cinema’s centennial celebration immortalizes legacy in Cag. de Oro

Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan in Cagayan de Oro City witnessed the 100th celebration of Philippine cinema through the “Sandaan sa Mindanao: The Philippine Cinema Centennial Conference and the Filipino Film Centenary Expedition” at the XU Little Theater, recently. Organized by the Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts ...

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