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Surigao: Siargao International Surfing Cup on

Announcements, Events, Mindanaoan Update, News, Sports, Surigao, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Tourism
Despite the alleged pull-out of Billabong as sponsor, the Siargao International Surfing Competition is still a go. The said surfing cup, Siargao, Surigao del Norte's biggest annual event, will start on September 24, 2010 at Cloud 9, General Luna, Siargao, Mindanao. The Siargao International Surfing Cup will take place for 6 days and will reportedly see the participation of at least 32 international surfers. There will also be 12 Pinoy surfers who will join the said international surfing competition. Siargao is, as we all know, largely considered as the surfing capital of the Philippines. Philippine Surfing Federation Secretary General Zeny Pallugna said that the competition will follow the invitational format. “This invitational format, along with the allure of the wave at C...

Sitti: In Love With Bossa, A Pre-Valentine Concert in CDO on Feb. 6, 2010!

Announcements, Arts, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment, Events, Features, Mindanaoan Artists, Mindanaoan Update, Music, Society
A pre- valentine concert to benefit Balay Mindanaw Foundation Inc., will be held on February 6,2010 at the Grand Caprice, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro. One week prior to Valentine’s Day, Cagayan De Oro will be captured with love and romance as the Philippines’ Bossa Nova Queen, Sitti Navarro, will perform at her best in the concert entitled “Sitti: In Love With Bossa”. Sitti: In Love with Bossa A Pre-Valentine Concert Grand Caprice Ballroom Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Saturday, February 6, 2010 TICKETS are available at all Dunkin Donuts outlets, Grand Caprice and Udangs Restaurant This event is proudly sponsored by www.Mindanaoan.com, Bukidnon Online and ASTERISK Events and Communications Interested ticket buyers can also leave their contact d...

New U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission to attend Mindanao Bloggers Summit 3

Announcements, Blogging, Cagayan de Oro City, Events, Features, Internet, Media, Mindanaoan Update, News, Northern Mindanao, Personalities, Technology
The new United States Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, Leslie A. Bassett, will speak during the Mindanao Bloggers Summit 3 which will be held on October 24, 2009 at Pearlmont Inn, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao. Bassett will represent US Ambassador Kristie Kenney who initially agreed to attend the MBS 3 but had to attend to other pressing matters. The Mindanao Bloggers Summit 3 in CDO will be Bassett's first ever Mindanao trip. Previously, Bassett served as DCM in Mexico. Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Tinnex Jaraula and the CDO Bloggers (the organizers of this year's MBS) will be on hand to welcome the new US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission. Meanwhile, other speakers during the Mindanao Bloggers Summit 3 include the Philippine representative of Google, Aileen Apolo, and Digital Fili...

Be healthy and support a cause at the same time!

Advocacy, Announcements, Consumer, Corporate, Internet, Mindanaoan Update
I like promos that do not only advocate services or products but also encourage participation in a worthy cause. Just take the case of NESTLE Fruit Selection Yogurt's newest campaign called "Be Good To Yourself" (I first learned of this through Nuffnang) This campaign is truly a good way to start being good to yourself. NESTLE Fruit Selection Yogurt (my ultimate favorite is the strawberry version, by the way) is healthy (it has live micro-organisms that are good for digestion), the product also encourages people to start taking better care of themselves by getting rid of unhealthy things in their lives and replacing these with good things and they have this campaign where you can help a worthy cause. Read the related manifesto HERE. You see, when 10,000 people make their pledges ...

Thermal scanner to be installed at Lumbia Airport Cagayan de Oro

Announcements, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Corporate, Flights, Mindanaoan Update, News, Northern Mindanao, Tourism, Travel
I got word that Philippine Airlines (PAL) has donated a thermal scanner that can detect if a person has flu or fever. This thermal scanner is set to be installed at the Lumbia Airport in Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao very soon. This is really very good news especially since there are now 10 confirmed H1N1 virus cases in the country (and if I'm not mistaken, three people in the Caraga region, Mindanao are currently being suspected of carrying the deadly virus as well) Interestingly, it had to take a corporate giant like PAL to donate a working thermal scanner just so passengers using the Cagayan de Oro airport can be assessed for fever or flu or be more protected against the H1N1 virus. So exactly where's the health department in all of these? What about the local government?...

Teriyaki Boy now open in SM Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao

Announcements, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Food, Mindanaoan Update, Reviews, Society
Seems like the City of Golden Friendship is fast becoming the new city of major developments! Cagayan de Oro City is the newest home of a Teriyaki Boy branch. Teriyaki Boy is a fast-casual Japanese dining restaurant here in the Philippines and yes, I often make it a point to drop by one of their branches in Manila (I also like Tokyo Tokyo, another fast-casual Japanese-style dining restaurant chain which has a couple of branches in Manila). Thankfully, Teriyaki Boy now have an outlet in CDO --- in SM City CDO along Masterson Avenue, to be exact. *picture taken using only my Motorola Krzr Is it just me or has Teriyaki Boy changed their corporate look? Their logo used to have red and black, yes?...now I noticed that they prominently used yellow. Or does this look only apply in th...

Let’s not forget the kidnapped teachers in Basilan, Mindanao please

Advocacy, ARMM, Basilan, Commentary, Controversial, Crime, Mindanaoan Update, Muslim Mindanao, News, Opinion
Amid all the "controversies" these days --- from Dr. Vicki Belo's former flame Dr. Hayden Kho's sex video scandal to the two confirmed cases of A H1N1 in the country to Brillante Mendoza's amazing win as Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival, it seems that we don't hear of any updates with regard to the six teachers that are still being held hostage in Basilan, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). I find this very, very unfortunate. While it's true that to not talk much about the hostage taking may be good for the government's strategy to retrieve the hostages, one cannot also help but think if all the "current controversies" merely "cover" the more important and more pressing issues. Last I heard, there's a Basilan crisis management committee that's handling the matte...

Oro Grande Distributors in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao needs a Human Resource and Admin Manager

Announcements, Cagayan de Oro City, Jobs, Mindanaoan Update
Looking for a job in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao? A company engaged in the distribution of fast moving consumer goods is in urgent need of a Human Resource and Admin Manager with the following qualifications: - Graduate of a four year course - Has at least four years experience as HR Manager/Officer - Has exposure in all facets of HR functions - Has strong organizational, leadership, planning and communication skills - Must believe in servant leadership and should be a team player - Age should not be more than 45 years old If you think you have what it takes to land this job in Cagayan de Oro, then submit your resume with photo to Oro Grande Distributors, Inc., BUSCO Compound, Vamenta Boulevard, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao, Philippines. Disclaimer: Mindanaoan only posted ...

Attention bloggers! You’ll love this — PLCPD announces Call for Entries to the 5th PopDev Media Awards

Advocacy, Announcements, Arts, Blogging, Broadcasting, Contests, Internet, Journalism, Mindanaoan Update, News, Society
The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) announces the Call for Entries to the 5th PopDev Media Awards. The contest is open to all print, broadcast, online, photo, and citizen journalists nationwide. Entries must deal with population and human development issues such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), public health (especially reproductive health), reproductive health policy and governance, economic growth and poverty, climate change, housing and urban development, sustainable development, environment, education, gender, maternal health, adolescent reproductive health, family planning, food security, reproductive rights, migration, and population ageing. For the Print and Online...

Jane Iredale Mineral Make-Over Workshop in Davao City

Announcements, Beauty, Consumer, Davao City, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Style
Attention ladies! Especially those who are mineral makeup aficionados like me! There will be a Jane Iredale Mineral make-over workshop in Davao City, Mindanao this weekend. Davao City store Chimes Specialty Store and Jane Iredale will sponsor this event, which will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009. First Batch: 1:30pm - 3:30pm (30 participants only) and Second Batch: 4:00pm - 6:00pm (30 participants only) If you're interested to join this mineral make-up workshop, then call Renren at 09209511830 Chimes Specialty Store is located along Governor Sales Street, Davao City. Meanwhile, if you're interested to check out more Treats for Women and other things related to women, check out the Women Treats website. (MINDANAOAN.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS)