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Guingona initiates joint peace council meeting

GINGOOG CITY — Mayor Marie Guingona initiated a joint peace and order council meeting on Thursday with the officials of the provincial government of Misamis Oriental at the Penthouse, City Hall, here. Guingona’s initiative was prompted by the series of unsolved killings raising the number to 47 in the “City of Goodluck” which has tarnished […]

On Gingoog City’s 35th Kaliga Festival

On Gingoog City’s 35th Kaliga Festival GINGOOG CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines (July 23, 2014) — The revelry filled the main thoroughfares with colorful tribal dances and animation of various creatures usually inhabit in a dense forest down to the seas with varying sizes magnified around a thousand times from their real forms made onlookers’ eyes […]

Refreshing cold spring with amazing vertical water flow gains more tourism facelifting

Refreshing cold spring with amazing vertical water flow gains more tourism facelifting MEDINA, Misamis Oriental, Philippines (July 15, 2014) — Endowed with a naturally refreshing cold spring amazingly flows vertically with chilling crystal-clear fresh water from the heart of the swimming pool bed, a renowned resort is now under the priority tourism development program of […]

Gingoog City school passes regional SBM-PASBE, prepares for national level validation

Gingoog City school passes regional SBM-PASBE, prepares for national level validation GINGOOG CITY, Philippines (July 8, 2014) — An elementary school, here which was visited by an Education Secretary around two decades ago and with awe on its beauty and lush green vegetation declared the former as School Inside the Garden (SIGA), has made a […]

Higaonon tribe holds historic royal wedding Invited guests: Dionesia Pacquiao & VP Jejomar Binay

Higaonon tribe holds historic royal wedding Invited guests: Dionesia Pacquiao & VP Jejomar Binay GINGOOG CITY, Philippines (July 3, 2014) — Higaonon Tribe held recently a historic Royal Tribal Wedding at the hinterland barangay, here around 800 kilometers south of Metro Manila. Mommy Dionesia, mother of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Philippine Vice President […]

Rainy season starts in the Philippines

Rainy season starts in the Philippines EL SALVADOR CITY, MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Philippines (June 22, 2014) — Monsoon rains and flashfloods will be inevitable again as the rainy season has officially started on June 10, 2014 across the more than 7,100 islands Philippines. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) here, has announced the […]

Davao’s leading durian candy maker gains popularity

Davao’s leading durian candy maker gains popularity DAVAO CITY, Philippines (June 22, 2014) — A durian candy maker based here, is gaining popularity among local and foreign tourists after its operation started five years ago in Davao, the world’s largest city in terms of land area and one of the country’s leading tourist destinations. Apo […]

On Philippine teachers’ salary increase

On Philippine teachers’ salary increase by: Lor Villa Encenzo The “Public School Teacher -1 will receive 36,000.00 pesos salary per month,” whispered my friend in Metro Cebu who is pushing to make real and tangible of what he has been dreaming for nearly a decade – to receive the almost 100 percent salary increase at […]

Philippine hawk-eagle flies to its freedom

Philippine hawk-eagle flies to its freedom CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines (June 9, 2014) —- A Philippine Hawk-Eagle in captivity flew into its freedom on Monday after it was released into the slopes of Malasag Hill, Cugman, here by the Executive of the Department of Environment and Natural Resource in Northern Mindnao region. Roel Dahunog, […]

Malaria to be eradicated in the Philippines by 2015

Malaria to be eradicated in the Philippines by 2015 GINGOOG CITY, Philippines (May 30, 2014) — Malaria, an infectious disease of humans causing symptoms that typically include fever and headache, which in severe cases can progress to coma or death brought by the bites of an infected female Anopheles mosquito, will be eradicated completely next […]