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Look at these handmade arm candies fit for lovers of the sea

I am a self-proclaimed beach baby. Everything that has anything to do with the sea, surf, sand, sun gets my attention. Truth be told, one of my goals in life is to own a nice, cozy beach house and live by the beach again. I say again because for several…

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Higalaay Festival CDO fiesta 2018 schedule of activities

I may miss it this year since I’m still in New York, USA but I know that a lot of you will have a good time celebrating Higalaay Festival 2018 in Cagayan de Oro. Higalaay Festival a.k.a. the yearly CDO fiesta a.k.a. celebrating the Feast Day of St. Augustine a.k.a….

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How to shop at S&R CDO without a membership card and get a FREE coupon

Not a member of S&R CDO yet? If you aren’t an S&R Membership Shopping Cagayan de Oro club member yet, you now have the chance to shop to your heart’s content for 3 amazing days PLUS get a FREE gift certificate, too! From July 12 to 15, 2018, S&R CDO…

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Why the S&R Members Treat event is the BEST time to go Christmas shopping

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If you love discounts, sales and promos over at S&R Membership Shopping as much as I do, then I have absolutely fab news! S&R CDO and all other S&R Membership Shopping branches in Davao, Cebu and other major areas in the Philippines, are again holding its much-awaited S&R Members’ Treat!…

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You need to stock up on these S&R Membership Shopping items

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Do you do the groceries for your home? Picture this: you forgot that you have guests coming in for dinner and your fridge is practically empty or you want your children or husband to have delicious baon for school or office but you want to serve something else than just…

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What to do, where to go during Higalaay CDO Fiesta 2017

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The Higalaay Festival a.k.a. Cagayan de Oro fiesta has kicked off in CDO. The extended Martial Law in Mindanao obviously didn’t deter the Cagayan de Oro local government from planning and organizing the Higalaay Festival 2017. In fact, this year’s Higalaay CDO Festival 2017 is part of the ongoing #BusinessAsUsual…

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Missy Bon Bon CDO: New look, new dishes

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Missy Bon Bon CDO – I’ve written about them a couple of times but it looks like I won’t be stopping anytime soon because they’re constantly offering something new! It wasn’t so long ago…

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Globe Telecom to deploy more 700 MHz LTE sites, target increase is 300%

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This is really exciting news especially for Globe Telecom subscribers like myself! Globe Telecom will continue to ramp up deployment of the 700 megahertz (MHz) band, with a target to increase utilization of the…

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S&R CDO Media Rounds

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(This article first appeared on my regular newspaper column on Gold Star Daily, Mindanao’s largest newspaper. My column, dubbed “Mindanaoan Meets World,” appears every Friday). Everyone’s so excited about the impending opening of S&R…

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New in CDO: 6-minute lights and sounds show at Centrio Mall @MyJaps

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It was truly a magical night of lights last December 1, 2016 as the Centrio Mall management unveiled the lights and sounds show at the Garden area. It was a 6-minute show reminiscent of…

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Novuhair breaks down hair truths versus myths

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I regularly color my hair. I started out with the auburns, deep browns and burgundy shades. These days, however, you can see me sporting light colors (platinum, blonde and the like). In other words,…

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I’m heading to Blogapalooza 2016

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I’m pretty stoked to be in Manila this weekend for Blogapalooza 2016! Blogapalooza is the Philippines’ first and largest B2B: Business-to-Blogger networking and marketing event and this year, it will be held on November…

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CDO rafting rate increase now approved – see the new fees here

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IT’S OFFICIAL. The Oro Association of Rafters (OAR) will now implement new and increased rates for white water rafting in Cagayan de Oro. These new CDO rafting rates will actually help the industry. Please…

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BREAKING: H&M To Open First Store In Cagayan de Oro

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I first wrote about H&M (Hennes & Mauritz, Inc.) CDO and about what it will be like to be a part of their team months ago. Now, H&M CDO is finally opening! The Cagayan…

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BREAKING: H&M To Open First Store In Cagayan de Oro

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I first wrote about H&M (Hennes & Mauritz, Inc.) CDO and about what it will be like to be a part of their team months ago. Now, H&M CDO is finally opening! The Cagayan…

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Globe Telecom brings you these wonderful surprises this September

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The signature Globe prefix 917 always had a special bond to most of the company’s customers, especially those who are loyal to the service for over 10 years. Brought to life through the actual…

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Where to eat in CDO: Alavar’s Seafood Restaurant

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If you’ve been to Zamboanga City, Mindanao, have dropped by popular Alavar’s Seafood Restaurant and have tried their extraordinary Alavar sauce, then you’d understand why I just had to visit their latest branch – their…

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The ONLY party you should go to this CDO fiesta Higalaay 2016

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A lot of people have been asking me for recommendations on what to do, where to go, where to eat, where to stay etc during the Higalaay Festival 2016 (Cagayan de Oro fiesta). More…

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The Pacifico Hotel #CDO launches amazing room sale

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The Pacifico Boutique Hotel, a major landmark along the annual Higalaay Festival (Kagay-an Festival) parade route, has introduced a mega discounted promo rate for both their standard and deluxe rooms. For only Php 1,499.00…

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Deta Beauty Cosmetics August 2016 launch in CDO Philippines

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Absolutely great news for fellow makeup aficionados! I first shared the news on my beauty and fashion blog, Women Treats, but please allow me to share the news here on Mindanaoan as well! Deta…

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Hi-Way 43 – Culinary heaven at Kauswagan CDO

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There’s a new dining destination in Cagayan de Oro and it’s located along Kauswagan Highway, near the Bulua Bus Terminal (where buses heading to Iligan and Zamboanga are) and right where the old Pan…

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PHOTOS: Sneak peek inside S&R Membership Shopping Cagayan de Oro

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World-class shopping center S&R Membership Shopping will finally open in Cagayan de Oro on July 28, 2016, 9 AM! S&R CDO is a membership-shopping club modeled after the warehouse membership shopping chains introduced in…

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FrostBites CDO: Singapore-style ice cream sandwiches

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If you’ve been to Singapore, I bet you’ve seen those “uncles” who have those mobile carts with umbrellas and sell that infamous 1 SGD (roughly 33 Philippine pesos) ice cream. These ice cream sellers…

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Kumbira 2016 culinary show in Mindanao

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Organized yearly by the Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (COHARA), Kumbira, considered the largest culinary competition in all of Mindanao, is set to take place on August 17 to 19, 2016 at…

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What Sunburst Fried Chicken CDO needs

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My family and I like dining out. We have favorite restaurants – one of which is Sunburst Fried Chicken. We’ve been fans of the brand for so long – I remember first trying their…

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My tweet landed on Gizmodo

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A few days ago, a Twitter friend of mine tagged me in a tweet. I thought it was just an interesting article. Turns out it was an article published in one of the world’s most popular, high traffic technology and design blog, Gizmodo — and apparently I was in it! Well, technically, my tweet was 🙂 My tweet got cited in an article about a recent gaffe committed by Facebook. You see, they greeted us Filipinos Happy Independence Day but the flag that came along with it was inverted. Highly unintentional, I’m sure, which was exactly why my tweet didn’t

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Opening soon: Yakimix CDO sushi and smokeless grill restaurant

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I first tweeted about Yakimix CDO on our way to the sneak peek of The Nest, a new lifestyle and food hub along Corrales Avenue. We were at a stoplight and the huge “Soon To Open: Yakimix Cagayan de Oro” billboard was just a few steps away from me. Naturally, I took a photo for Twitter (follow Mindanaoan on Twitter) and another one for Snapchat (follow Mindanaoan on Snapchat) A lot of people retweeted it, tagged their friends and asked me all about the opening date etc. Sorry, folks, I don’t know the exact opening date yet. What I do

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Opening soon: Yakimix CDO sushi and smokeless grill restaurant

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I first tweeted about Yakimix CDO on our way to the sneak peek of The Nest, a new lifestyle and food hub along Corrales Avenue. We were at a stoplight and the huge “Soon To Open: Yakimix Cagayan de Oro” billboard was just a few steps away from me. Naturally, I took a photo for Twitter (follow Mindanaoan on Twitter) and another one for Snapchat (follow Mindanaoan on Snapchat) A lot of people retweeted it, tagged their friends and asked me all about the opening date etc. Sorry, folks, I don’t know the exact opening date yet. What I do

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The Nest CDO: Your slices of France and Italy in Cagayan de Oro

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Meet Henrik Yu. Many Kagay-anons know that he’s one of the owners of homegrown brands Bigby’s Cafe and Missy Bon Bon. Let me add something more to describe this amiable, well-traveled and wise entrepreneur – he’s quite the risk taker. He often wins, mind you, because he has a vision and passion like no other. So when I heard of his latest venture – The Nest CDO, a new dining and lifestyle destination in Cagayan de Oro – I knew that Henrik will, once more, put his heart, soul and impressive business acumen into effect. In other words, I’m pretty sure

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Covering Senator Migs Zubiri’s oathtaking ceremony

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What was supposed to be a self-imposed, much-needed vacation last June 4, 2016 in Bukidnon turned into a mini “working holiday” when my good friend Bobby of Rappler told me that he and other Cagayan de Oro media friends were in Malaybalay City to cover the oathtaking of returning Senator Juan Miguel “Migs” Zubiri. Apparently, I’ve been living under a rock because I wasn’t even aware that Sir Migs was taking his oath that day! Eep. Anyways, I knew I couldn’t pass up that chance to witness Sir Migs as he takes his oath as comebacking Senator. Plus I would’ve missed

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