Category: Bukidnon

Bukidnon Mindanao airport construction starts this 2018

After decades of waiting, the Province of Bukidnon, my mother’s hometown and where I lived for a few years, will finally soon see a fully functioning airport! Not only will the proposed Bukidnon airport be beneficial for the people in the province but for folks from neighboring areas like North Cotabato,...

San Isidro Labrador Fiesta, New York style

Five creatively decorated booths, contests on “best turon/biko/torta,” amateur and impromptu singing contests, lechon and a whole lotta dancing. These were just some of the highlights of the fiesta celebration in honor of patron saint Senyor San Isidro Labrador by the Association of Bukidnons in America (ABA) here in New...

This Bukidnon bus company is getting tons of attention

Let’s face it. Pabama Bus Tours and Transport Bukidnon used to be regarded as the “smallest player” among the 3 bus companies serving the Bukidnon – Cagayan de Oro route. Pabama, owned by a family based in the Municipality of Kibawe in Bukidnon, had the smallest fleet compared to Rural...

Teaching blogging and social media 101 in Manolo Fortich

Last February 9, 2017, I was invited as a speaker on social media and blogging at the Northern Bukidnon Community College in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. I spoke before roughly 160 3rd year Elementary Education students. It was an extra special day, too, because I got to spend it with my...

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P700M drug rehab center to rise in Bukidnon

A drug rehabilitation center is set to rise in Malaybalay City, the capital of the Province of Bukidnon. My dear friend Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri told me today that the Php 700 Million drug rehab center will be put up on a 5 hectare land along Diversion Road, Barangay Casisang,...

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Bukidnon Kaamulan Festival 2017 schedule of events

The largest festival in the Province of Bukidnon will be held from February 1 to March 25, 2017. Here’s the Kaamulan Festival 2017 schedule of activities. This annual Bukidnon festival, recognized by a former Tourism Secretary as the only authentic ethnic festival in the Philippines, is an event that gathers the...

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Take a helicopter ride and see Dahilayan Bukidnon from the sky

Barangay Dahilayan, one of the 22 barangays of the Municipality of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, has truly evolved into Mindanao’s favorite playground. From being the home of Asia’s longest dual cable zipline to being the place where you can experience the 8-storey platform base jump to now offering helicopter rides! Dahilayan Forest...

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Action packed Laban MMA fights this Cagayan de Oro fiesta

Expect action-packed mixed martial arts fights this month as Guam-based Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC) brings you the provincial developmental league, Laban MMA, in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines! Set to explode on August 27, 2016 at The Atrium of the Limketkai Center, Laban MMA CDO is one of the official events during...

Good news – More Lumad schools established in Mindanao!

A total of thirty nine (39) schools for our indigenous peoples (IP) or Lumad brothers and sisters have been established in key parts in Northern Mindanao, Philippines and I have never been so happy! I think it’s high time that we give importance to our Lumad brothers and sisters. Enough...

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Covering Senator Migs Zubiri’s oathtaking ceremony

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...

Bukidnon Staycation at Pinegrove Mountain Lodge

When we think of Dahilayan Adventure Park in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, we most likely equate it to Zipzone a.k.a. Asia’s longest dual cable zipline, Dropzone, my favorite Python 3D zipline and the thrilling 8-storey Sky Tower Base Jump. However, the place known as “Mindanao’s playground” also offers something pretty special...

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Paloma-look alike Janice Adams tries CDO rafting

Fifteen year old Janice Adams, a.k.a. the twin of Coco Martin’s character in “Ang Probinsyano,” Paloma Picache, recently tried white water rafting in Cagayan de Oro. And she experienced the thrilling CDO rafting adventure with the most reliable outfitter in the city – Great White Water Tours. Best known as...

US Embassy Manila YSEALI Anniversary in Bukidnon #YOUnified

If you remember, I wrote about me planning to join the Young South East Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) 2nd anniversary celebration in Bukidnon a few days ago. I mentioned that as a very proud alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), a US State Department-sponsored professional exchange program for...

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