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  • Tangub City Christmas Symbols Is All Aglow And Festive

    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 Best Part Of Conquering Mt Malindang

    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 ...

  • Work On Mindanaos Biggest Longest Bridge Set To Start Next Year Spanning Panguil Bay

    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 ...

  • 10th Panguil Bay Development Council Confab Set In Lanao Norte

    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 ...

  • A Unique Experience In Tangub City Misamis Occidental

    Formerly called Regidor until 1930, Tangub is a fourth-class city located in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. It is one of the best destinations when you are planning a trip to this oriental country, due to its richness in culture and natural resources.


    Tangub is not nicknamed as the "Christmas Symbols Capital of Mindanao" for nothing. As you can see, many people here prepare lots of Christmas decors and activities in the barangays, highways and the city plaza for the season, and they do this for a prize.

    Aside from this, the place is also known for having ...

  • Cobra Falls Ozamiz Citys Best Kept Secret

    Ozamiz City, the provincial capital of the Province of Misamis Occidental in Northern Mindanao, is not your usual tourist destination. It is generally laid back and quiet, and the usual tourist attraction is the old Spanish Fortress – Fuerte de la Concepcion y del Triunfo or Cotta Fort. It was built in 1755 to serve as a Spanish outpost in the area with its outer wall turned to a shrine in honor of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception. Cotta Fort is to Ozamiz as Fort Pilar is to Zamboanga.

    More than Cotta Fort, Ozamiz City is also known as gateway to a massive mountain range and comple ...