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CDO celebrates 45th anniversary with a younger look

Jun 25, 2020 - 11:42 AM

The brand refreshes its identity while remaining loyal to its mission, producing 'Food That Brings You Home'

Cagayan de Oro orders closure of malls, curfew

Mar 16, 2020 - 6:29 PM

The city opts for temporary closures and a curfew instead of a lockdown

4 transport coops oppose Angkas return to Cagayan de Oro

Feb 20, 2020 - 11:27 PM

The transport coops fear that the arrival of Angkas will affect their incomes

NOT SO FAST? LTFRB can apprehend Angkas drivers again, a Supreme Court order says. Angkas file photo

CDO chairman Pepe Ong dies at 78

Nov 14, 2019 - 11:05 PM

'Boss Pepe, as we fondly called him, was a loving father not just to his immediate family, but also to his CDO Foodsphere family,' says the company

#MoveCDO participants vow to stop disinformation

Sep 09, 2018 - 3:32 PM

Check out the pledges of Northern Mindanao students after #MoveCDO

#MoveCDO attendees use truth and fact checking as the foundation for their pledge to join the fight against disinformation.

Cagayan de Oro exhibit sheds light on the marginalized

Sep 02, 2018 - 2:48 PM

Issues tackled by the artworks include the displacement of the indigenous communities and the exploitation of natural resources in Mindanao

INCLUSIVE ART. Guests of the Primal Exhibit by Artsada Kagay-an, Inc. (AKI) view works of art by local artists. The exhibit aims to spread awareness about the realities faced by misrepresented and marginalized sectors in society. Photo by Angelo Lorenzo

Take part in ‘#MoveCDO: Social good in the digital age’ forum

Aug 27, 2018 - 9:13 PM

Tickets to the forum are free, but seats are limited. Register now! If you're interested in joining the workshop, send a message to MovePH's Facebook or Twitter!

PeaceKwela: When students push for peace in Mindanao

Mar 18, 2018 - 3:36 PM

PeaceKwela shows 'that peace among ourselves is attainable in our own little way,' says campaign team leader Karlo Jess Abecia

Martial Law, Uber and Grab, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Jul 18, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Transforming CDO city hospital to 'a medical center of choice'

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Cagayan de Oro’s Justiniano R Borja Medical Center aims to be the go to medical center among Kagay anons

Dire Husi Initiative: Kagay-anon artists show art can change lives

May 15, 2017 - 4:14 PM

The fellowship of Dire Husi is a form of rehabilitation where each member shares their experiences help each other cope and train one another in using their craft to get a decent livelihood

ART IS LIFE. Dire Husi Initiative artists perform in Cagayan de Oro to attract customers for their art. All photos courtesy of Rhyan Casino/ Rappler

Mindanao PBA All-Stars, Gilas Pilipinas battle to a tie in Cagayan de Oro

Apr 26, 2017 - 10:27 PM

Matthew Wright of the Gilas side and Troy Rosario of the Mindanao side win co MVP honors

BATTLE TO A TIE. The Mindanao All-Stars and Gilas Pilipinas game ends up in a tie. Photo from PBA Images

Why a CDO street educator travels to teach

Mar 12, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Kerneil Balaga plans to teach wherever there are children who are willing to learn despite limited opportunities beyond the walls of a classroom

PASSION. Kerneil Balaga tells a story to children in Panglao Island, Bohol. Photo courtesy of Kerneil Balaga

PNP deploys search and rescue teams amid fresh Cagayan de Oro flooding

Jan 28, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Contact Oro Rescue at 0917555924 or Cagayan de Oro city disaster management office hotline at 088 8574144 for calls for help

OPERATIONS. The city disaster management office has deployed the police and the army for disaster response following flooding in some areas in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo from Cagayan de Oro City Information Office

Cagayan de Oro flooding: Did Pagasa give enough warnings?

Jan 19, 2017 - 9:21 PM

The state weather bureau issued several rainfall advisories starting Sunday but the warning of serious flooding was made only at 6:30 pm Monday

Trillanes vs Zubiri, CDO floods, peace talks | Evening wRap

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:07 PM

Watch the evening newscast with David Lozada

SMB cruises to third straight win as NLEX slump persists

Dec 17, 2016 - 7:46 PM

San Miguel improves its record to 4 1 while NLEX slides to 1 4

THIRD STRAIGHT. Alex Cabagnot (C) leads San Miguel to its third straight win in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup. File Photo from PBA Images

Police, military: Northern Mindanao elections generally peaceful

May 10, 2016 - 9:45 PM

But security forces are not letting their guard down for the canvassing of votes

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 9PM

May 05, 2016 - 9:13 PM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue tells the media to report paid campaign promos by candidates Income for broadcast giant GMA Network doubles to P1 01 billion in the first quarter of 2016 Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo hit rivals who distrust surveys

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 8PM

May 05, 2016 - 8:16 PM

Senator Grace Poe denies rumors she’s withdrawing from the presidential race to give way to another candidate The Philippine Supreme Court allows detained former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to vote on May 9 in Pampanga A massive wildfire in Canada forces thousands to flee

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 7PM

May 05, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Trillanes files a plunder complaint against Duterte INC officially endorses Rody Duterte and Bongbong Marcos INC reportedly wages a silent war against De Lima

The persistence of poetry in Cagayan de Oro City

Apr 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM

When Vel Marie Santillan started CDO Poetry Night she only expected a few people to participate Now it s almost an institution for literature enthusiasts and the number of attendees keeps rising

Tree park to rise in Cagayan de Oro’s old landfill

Apr 29, 2016 - 11:32 AM

Cagayan de Oro residents commend the construction of the tree park which is expected to bolster a greener city

SCAVENGE. The Zayas open dumpsite poses threats not just to the residents of nearby villages but also to the approximately two thousand scavengers and garbage workers making a living in the landfill itself. Photo by Jan Karlo Bajuyo

Climate change battleground for CDO local bets

Apr 13, 2016 - 10:05 PM

A forum for candidates in Cagayan de Oro puts a spotlight on climate change and environmental issues

LIVE BLOG: CDO holds local debate

Apr 11, 2016 - 11:50 AM

On Monday April 11 Cagayan de Oro mayoral bets face off in the morning congressional candidates in the afternoon

Duterte leads in CDO – Xavier University survey

Apr 04, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The survey also indicates that incumbent Mayor Oscar Moreno 2nd District Rep Rufus Rodriguez and former Mayor Vicente Emano are locked in a statistical tie in the mayoral race

BISAYA VOTE. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte talks to the media after the 1st presidential debate held at Cagayan de Oro City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cagayan de Oro debate: Did Mar Roxas deliver?

Feb 23, 2016 - 2:59 PM

The time for candidates was too short says the administration standard bearer

LP BET. Mar Roxas after the first Comelec debate in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

#TheLeaderIWant: Youth dared to find 'hugot' in social issues

Dec 16, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Because the youth have a major role to play in the upcoming elections they have to connect to social issues and find the passion to act

CDO youth asked: Who will you vote for in 2016?

Dec 11, 2015 - 7:41 PM

During PHVote Challenge: Cagayan de Oro s TheLeaderIWant students identify leaders they want based on the presidential bets stance on issues and track records

MORO YOUTH. Nor-Jamal Batugan (R), speaking in behalf of Moro youth, describe the type of leader they want. Photo by Naoki Mengua/ Rappler

#PHVote CDO: More youth getting involved with election issues

Dec 11, 2015 - 8:47 AM

Youth leaders say CDO youth are engaged participative and have a high level of societal consciousness

YOUTH ON ELECTIONS. (L-R) Chay Hofilena, Nor-Jamal Batugan, Ernesto Neri, and Gemma Mendoza talk about the issues that are relevant to the CDO youth for the upcoming elections. Photo by Naoki Mengua/ Rappler

#PhVote challenge: CDO's #TheLeaderIWant

Dec 10, 2015 - 11:58 AM

Those interested to attend PHVoteChallenge: CDO s TheLeaderIWant are required to register in this event page

Binay launches UNA in Mindanao

Oct 06, 2015 - 12:29 AM

Misamis Oriental is a Binay bailiwick where more than 800 000 voters are currently registered as of July 2015

How young Filipinos are making local governments work

Aug 12, 2015 - 12:57 PM

In these crucial times when democratic spaces in the country have opened the youth are venturing into an area where many of them have never gone before – the local governments

CYAN CONSTRUCTIVE ENGAGEMENT. Prior the opening of classes, youth and Students, led by the National Anti Poverty Commission Youth and Student Council, Student Council Alliance of the Philippines, invited government agencies to discuss student issues and proposals. Photo by Justine Balane

Cagayan de Oro suffers from rotational blackouts

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:07 AM

The load shedding program is strictly implemented as Mindanao power situation worsens and businesses are ailing in such dire situation

Looking back at the 2013 CDO bombing a year after

Jul 26, 2014 - 9:00 PM

A year after the blast that killed 8 people in Cagayan De Oro City one of the survivors gives his account of what happened that fateful night

A YEAR AFTER. Flowers are left at the site for victims two days after a bomb attack at a popular restaurant in Cagaya de Oro. Photo by JB Deveza/AFP

Young and empowered: A model for youth governance

Jul 07, 2014 - 12:19 PM

A youth organization in Cagayan de Oro is breaking ground to get the youth more involved in local governance

Tourist missing in CDO rafting adventure

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:05 PM

The incident is the first since Cagayan de Oro began its commercial rafting operations in 1995

SEARCH AND RESCUE. Rafters conduct their operations on top of the boulder where the raft capsized. Three tourists safely made it out of the undercut, but Aiza Balbin's body is still believed to be trapped. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/ Rappler

Remembering Sendong through arts

Dec 15, 2013 - 12:20 PM

Sendong survivors commemorate their experience during the catastrophe through “Straight from the Art

CDO blast victims chose to be doctors in PH

Aug 10, 2013 - 11:09 PM

Despite opportunities to earn more abroad doctors Marciano Agustin III and Erwin Malanay choose to serve in the Philippines

Aquino set to visit Davao despite Mindanao violence

Aug 07, 2013 - 9:21 PM

President Benigno Aquino III is set to travel to Davao City on August 8 despite a recent series of bombings in Mindanao

CRIME SCENE. Outside Kyla's Bistro at an arcade in Cagayan de Oro City, right after the explosion. Photo EPA/Bobby Lagsa

PNP had prior info on Mindanao blasts - Purisima

Aug 07, 2013 - 5:20 PM

The PNP chief tells the Senate the reports contained very general information

POSSIBLE ATTACK. PNP chief Alan Purisima tells senators police got reports about possible attacks on major cities in Mindanao but the information was "very general." Photo by Senate PRIB/Albert Calvelo

Rappler Newscast | August 1, 2013

Aug 01, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Sy is the PH richest Escudero wants exhaustive probe on pork barrel scam Risk control organization says the BIFF likely behind the CDO bombing

Social Media wRap: Pixar theory, Aquino, Rowling

Jul 28, 2013 - 11:48 PM

An eventful emotion filled week flew by Here is a list of 10 things we think are notably interesting and worth knowing

Kagay-anons to listen to candidates one last time

May 11, 2013 - 4:28 PM

Cagayan de Oro s two main parties will hold their final campaign sorties on Saturday May 11

Votes for sale, anyone?

May 11, 2013 - 3:05 AM

This year’s elections show how the players are improving on established forms of vote buying and vote selling

Top CDO mayoral candidates face-off

May 08, 2013 - 5:30 PM

Two top contenders for the mayoral post of Cagayan de Oro battle it out in a forum

Comelec orders re-inventory of CDO election materials

May 07, 2013 - 2:16 PM

After allegations against city hall employees Comelec orders a re inventory of election materials to clear all doubts

Grenade blast in CDO injures 8

Nov 21, 2012 - 9:31 AM

Local authorities say there is no evidence that the incident is connected to terrorist organizations

Saving, splurging and rappelling in CDO

Oct 21, 2012 - 5:48 PM

Rappler s newest travel contributor teaches us how to save and splurge — and how to do them in style

THE AUTHOR IN DAHILAYAN, Bukidnon's 840-m zip line. Photo from the Dahilayan Adventure Park operators

Recall move vs CDO mayor rolls

Feb 17, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Emano s camp lambasts recall bid as engaging in partisan politics

RECALL. A local group in Cagayan de Oro City wants Mayor Vicente Emano held accountable for the death and destruction brought by Typhoon Sendong in December 2011 by having him removed from office.