Category Archives: Lanao del Norte

Marang Season

A farmer hauls his harvest of marang, a sweet seedy fruit that abounds in Mindanao, from Tagoloan town in Lanao del Norte to neighboring Iligan City on Friday (October 6, 2017). MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Regular students in the classrooms, ‘bakwit’ students in tents

PANTAR, Lanao del Norte (MindaNews / 12 July) —  At the Pantar Central Elementary School here, one can easily tell who among the children are regular students and who are the displaced learners or the “bakwit” (evacuee) students from Marawi City: the former proceed to classrooms equipped with chairs, desks and a blackboard. some with […]

Bakwit fans

Bakwit fans of eight-division boxing world champion Emmanuel Pacquiao watch the “Battle of Brisbane”  inside the Balo-i evacuation center before his final bout. Public viewing was later transferred to the gymnasium to give way to resting mothers and children.  Australian boxer Jeff Horn won the match by unanimous decision. Video grab from Studio 911   […]

Checkpoint

Army soldiers check for fleeing members of the terrorist Maute Group at a checkpoint along the Iligan-Marawi Highway in the municipality of Pantar, Lanao del Norte on Wednesday (24 May 2017), a day after the Marawi attack and after President Rodrigo Du…

‘Doctors to the Barrios’ volunteer shot dead in Lanao del Norte

KAPATAGAN, Lanao del Norte (MindaNews / 2 March) – A “Doctors to the Barrios” volunteer was shot dead in the municipality of Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte Wednesday evening, reports said. Dr. Drefuss Perlas, 30, a native of Poblacion Batan in Aklan province, was reportedly riding his motorcycle on his way to his boarding house in the adjacent […]

1st unit of 540-MW GN Power to start end of 2017

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 Feb) —  The first of three-unit 540-mw GN Power Kauswagan Ltd. Co. in Lanao del Norte, the biggest coal-fired power in Mindanao, will start trial operations by end of this year, Romeo Montenegro, director for Investment Promotion, International Relations and Public Affairs of Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. “Mindanao looks forward to […]

Proudly Made In Iligan: Deliciosa Ice Cream

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I love patronizing homegrown products. I think they ought to be patronized especially since these are only produced on a limited scale (attention to quality – check!). In Iligan City, an old name has…

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Proudly Made In Iligan: Deliciosa Ice Cream

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I love patronizing homegrown products. I think they ought to be patronized especially since these are only produced on a limited scale (attention to quality – check!). In Iligan City, an old name has…

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Globe Telecom, Hineleban Foundation lead “Rainforestation” and livelihood program for IPs in Bukidnon, Lanao del Sur

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A “rainforestation” program for the 6 mountain ranges in Mindanao as well as livelihood opportunities for indigenous people in Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur are underway. Leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom is set to…

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New Iligan City tourist spot: Paseo de Santiago

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Iligan City has a new popular attraction – Paseo de Santiago. Located near Talipapa (Santiago Market), Paseo de Santiago is a privately owned area that has been turned into a seaside complex with open seating, several food stalls, a mini stage for nightly events, a wide view of the Iligan Bay, lots of benches where you can watch the sunset and two huge “Iligan City” and “Philippines” signs. Yup, Paseo de Santiago is where you can take cool selfies, groufies, wefies (what other terms are there, millenials? :D)! Entrance fee to Paseo de Santiago is Php 20 per person. There are

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Try This When In Iligan: Delicious Roti de Iligan

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After spending a few hours at Timoga Spring Pool, my friends and I then proceeded to the city proper. We were a bit hungry but weren’t in the mood to eat neither at a fastfood outlet nor at a fancy restaurant. We just needed a quick bite. So Vic of WowCDO led us to a small, unassuming little cart along Lluch Street (behind St. Michael’s College) that sold roti for only Php 25. It was amazing to see several people patiently queuing. There was good reason, though – the delicious roti de Iligan was served piping hot, had a generous filling and

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Iligan City Day Trip idea: Timoga Spring Pools

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Iligan City, also known as The City of Majestic Waterfalls (23 all in all!), has truly evolved into a more highly urbanized area here in Mindanao. Located in the province of Lanao del Norte, what used to be an industrial city now has a merry mix of commercial, business and tourism offers. Iligan City now has more restaurants, shopping centers and hotels. Don’t worry, though. The city still retains a certain charm that even well-traveled souls could appreciate. A couple of my friends and I went to Iligan recently for a quick day trip. The main purpose was for business but

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Chiz Escudero to government: respond to Mindanao’s concerns quickly

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Following the successive bombings of NGCP towers here in Mindanao and even the lack of water (the Zamboanga City Water District has announced water rationing starting January 7, 2016!), I’m glad that Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero has called on the national government to focus its attention and support for the people of Mindanao. “Malacanang should have all hands on-deck with regard to the problems currently besetting Mindanao. The list is getting alarmingly long and there is apparently no end in sight for many of these problems,” said Escudero, the frontrunner in various vice-presidential preference surveys. Foremost among Escudero’s concerns was

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Chiz asks: hasten probe on ABS CBN TV crew ambush in Marawi

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Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero condemned in the strongest terms the ambush of a three-member ABS-CBN News team in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur on Dec. 26, as he called on authorities to speed up the investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice. Escudero said the assassination attempt on reporter Ronnie Enderes, cameraman Emelito Balansag and driver Garry Montecillo was “a serious attack against press freedom.” “There is no doubt that the ambush was work-related. Although no one was seriously injured, it is important that authorities go after those responsible for the incident and put them behind bars, otherwise there will

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Mindanaoan is 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year

It still feels a bit surreal, truth be told. Winning the 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year award and the Best Lifestyle Blog award during the Mindanao Blog Awards 2013 held last October 26, 2013 in Davao City was the farthest thing from my mind. I was there to meet …

Getting married? Here’s how to win a FREE engagement shoot

Getting hitched soon? Here’s a great way for you to save on your wedding preparation expenses! Just visit the One Happy Story Photography booth during the Kasalang Filipino 2013 bridal fair at Centrio Ayala Mall, Cagayan de Oro City from September 13 to 15, 2013. Not only do you get …

New Laguindingan Airport Misamis Oriental – what to know, how to get there

Laguindingan Airport CDO – A lot of you have been asking me all about the new Laguindingan Airport Misamis Oriental that’s set to open on June 15, 2013 via my Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus accounts (thank you for the trust!) and via this Laguindingan Airport article I wrote earlier. So I decided to pool all […]

Clean low cost electricity in Philippines? Yes!

I have so much respect for people and organizations that champion alternative sources of energy for clean and reliable electrical power production! Currently, we depend largely on hydropower plants. Some electric cooperatives also use several solar panels to augment their sources of energy (Cagayan de Oro’s CEPALCO has a solar panel area) and we all […]