Misamis Occidental News
Various Subanen tribal activities were highlighted in the recently held ?Subayan Keg Subanen? Festival 2017 Street Dancing and Ritual Showdown on July 15, at the Cota Square.
This is yearly festival of Subanen showcases different way of rituals as a form of thanksgiving like planting and harvesting, courtship, wedding, hunting, healing of sick and baptism.
This festival is part of the week-long activities in celebration of Ozamiz City?s 69th Charter Day Anniversary and Feast of Nuestra Se?ora dela Concepcion y del Triunfo.
This year, 17 contingents had joined the festival coming from ...
Like Ferdinand Magellan, a lot of people take pride in being the first to discover something "new," be it a place, a cuisine, a trend and sometimes even a person of the hot kind. We like to be first in line for anything and everything new and to plant a hypothetical flag that bears our mark ??" I got here first!
A few young explorers filled their backpacks with travel essentials, studied their (Google) maps and decided to go to places less traveled, and lived to tell the tale. SunStar Weekend rounded up some of today's adventurers and the "secret" places they've been to and what it takes to ...
Tangub City Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines. Yes, Tangub City is considered as one, what with its impressive displays of Christmas tableaus all aglow and all lit up that you can just gawk in wonder. It's actually amazing with all those dancing colored lights, moving parts and the festive atmosphere can make your visit worthwhile and this has been going on for the past 25 years, and I think a rival to San Fernando's Ligligan Parul Sampernandu.
I've been wanting to witness this spectacle for the past several years and its even ironic that we used to have a property in this city a ...
The Simple Life
The icy wind easily pierced through the four layers of clothing I had on. After hours of perilous bike ride, a couple of it spent walking in the dark under a heavy downpour, and a night spent is a good Samaritan's home, I heaved a sigh of relief, finally arrived at my destination in one piece.
Home for me for the next couple of days is a small wooden home perched in the midst of a clearing a few steps away from the crater lake. I was welcomed by the loud orchestra of cicadas singing as if the whole area is transformed into an open theater. Did you know that a single cicad ...
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 10 announced that Mindanao's longest and largest bridge project, spanning Panguil Bay, will start construction by the third quarter of 2017, which will connect Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental by 2020.
The Panguil Bay Bridge will connect Tangub City, Misamis Occidental and Tubod City, Lanao del Norte, and reduce travel time between Tangub and Tubod to 7 minutes. It will also significantly improve the travel time from Cagayan de Oro and Iligan to the cities of Tangub, Ozamiz, Oroquieta, Dipolog, and Dapitan in Zamboanga de No ...
The Panguil Bay Development Council (PBDC) and the Iligan Bay Management Council (IBMC) jointly convened at the Lala Fish Farm and Training Center, Barangay Pacita, in Lala, Lanao del Norte, recently.
Undersecretary for Fisheries, BFAR/National Director lawyer Asis G. Perez, who presided the meeting reiterated among others that Panguil Bay is now 'Sanggab-Free' in a formal declaration during the Council Stakeholders' 8th PBDC and 1st IBMC Meeting held in Kapatagan, this province, last November 2015.
PBDC recognizes the need to protect, conserve and manage the bay's aquatic resource ...