Lifestyle

Why dragon fruit is good for you

Published 18 hour(s) ago

ONE look and one would think that this fruit is of Tamaranean or Thanagarian origin – very alien! What with the pink dragon-like scales and inside flesh filled with teeny-weeny black seeds.

Miss Siargao Island still works hard to maintain 'First Honor' status despite busy MUPh sked

Published 3 day(s) ago

THE pressure among candidates and fans, including enthusiasts of the Miss Universe Philippines 2021 pageant are starting to build up as the finals, coronation night draws near.

My first time eating durian

Published 5 day(s) ago

AWFUL. Disgusting. Horrible. These words best describe such when our olfactory faculty is assaulted by the overpowering smell of durian.

Stay fit and fab with Surplus

Published 8 day(s) ago

WHILE staying home during the past year, many have embraced the sporting life to keep healthy, happy and fit.

Wake up and smell, slurp, and savor the coffee

Published 8 day(s) ago

MOUNTING the 1st Info Caravan on Coffee in Maramag, Bukidnon was heaven on earth – at least for most coffee lovers and drinkers attending the event.

Keeping it cool with Ebing's Halo-Halo Espesyal

Published 11 day(s) ago

IF you want to cool down especially during the hot days, you can’t go wrong with Ebing’s Halo-Halo Espesyal, a cherished family-owned business that aims to make the best and creamiest halo-halo and mais con yelo in Cagayan de Oro City.

Amazing deals at SM Deals

Published 13 day(s) ago

WE all love a deal, especially during difficult times!

Sweet earnings from fruit processing

Published 15 day(s) ago

THE market for processed fruit and vegetables is growing due to Covid-19.

Musical-narrative series ‘Still’ ready to move viewers this year

Published 15 day(s) ago

THE feels are coming, and they will hit you hard.

Donate-A-Book, share the joy of learning at the SM Store

Published 18 day(s) ago

SM shoppers can continue to share the joys of learning with children who need them most through The SM Store’s Donate a Book campaign, which is now ongoing at select branches nationwide until September 30, 2021.

Fleek - The rise of a new lifestyle technology brand

Published 18 day(s) ago

THE decade we are living is the era of the technology lifestyle brands. From hardware to software and from public to startup companies, lifestyle messaging is front and center.

Not your ordinary banana chips

Published 18 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Banana chips are crisp slices of the cardava banana variety which are usually eaten as a snack.

DTI-10 showcases local creative products with ‘Abot’

Published 19 day(s) ago

THE Department of Trade and Industry-10 presents “Abot: A Design Upgrade Initiative.

Retired public teacher makes profit, helps farming community raise free-range chickens

Published 19 day(s) ago

SINCE retiring on January 1, 2016, as a public teacher, Ellen Acain Rosario embarked a life of productivity in her hometown in Bacolod, Lanao del Norte.

Dabawenyo food entreps adapt to Covid-19 pandemic

Published 21 day(s) ago

DAVAO CITY – The Covid-19 pandemic has been a game changer to businesses. Entrepreneurs are forced to adapt to shifting demands of the business.

Vegan hair care from The Body Shop

Published 27 day(s) ago

HAIR has an attitude, an identity. It tells a powerful story about who you are.

Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2021 visits SM City Cagayan de Oro

Published 27 day(s) ago

Mags Chain of Boutiques proprietor Mags Cue (2nd from left) together with SM City Cagayan de Oro mall manager Bernadette Flores (right) and Public Relations Manager Ivy Guantero (left) during the courtesy visit of Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental 2021 Cinderella Faye Obenita at SM City Cagayan de Oro on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

Cagayan de Oro’s fiesta remains festive amid the pandemic

Published 30 day(s) ago

CAGAYAN de Oro City’s annual fiesta has pushed through despite the ongoing pandemic, but with a different twist. This time, the activities have gone digital.

Homegrown ice cream champions Davao chocolate

Published 1 month(s) ago

DAVAO CITY – A new homegrown ice cream brand aims to champion Davao sourced chocolates as it starts to retail through fairs, bazaars and online orders.

Carlito’s Way: Providing safe and nutritious food for everyone

Published 1 month(s) ago

IT was a fine Thursday morning when we arrived at the farm of Carlito Cortez in San Fernando, Bukidnon.

NCCA, NCF launch ‘Sine Halaga’ film festival

Published 1 month(s) ago

THE National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in partnership with the Negros Cultural Foundation (NCF) held a virtual press briefer recently for the launching of the Sine Halaga Film Festival, which showcases 12 Filipino films that highlight cultural values.

Share the happiness with Miniso X Coca-Cola

Published 1 month(s) ago

THE collaboration between Japanese fashion brand Miniso with Coca-Cola brings a double dose of happiness, giving a new vitality to shopping with the fusion of young and classic brands.

Pay attention to your eyes this Sight Saving Month of August

Published 1 month(s) ago

THE fear of getting the Covid-19 virus has forced people to delay their visits to their doctors.

Digital spectacle marks 36th Kadayawan Festival

Published 1 month(s) ago

DAVAO CITY – A festive array of colors, music, dances, cuisine and fashion awaits viewers to the much-awaited digital celebration of the 36th Kadayawan Festival which will run from August 20-22.

Dr. Khin’s advice for a healthier life: ‘Portion control, mindful and diversified eating’

Published 1 month(s) ago

JUST this weekend, I met Dr. Khin Mar Cho, Director at Cornell University in New York City for a farm visit and weekend getaway at the Binahon Agroforestry Farm (BAFF) in Lantapan, Bukidnon and EMV Farm in Malaybalay, Bukidnon.

#MarshallLegendsOnly: Marshall’s first and biggest online concert this Aug. 21!

Published 1 month(s) ago

Watch: Marshall Legends Only Laz Live Virtual Concert featuring 4 of the most iconic rock artists of our time on August 21, 7PM.

Growing food despite climate change and the pandemic through ‘GUGMA’

Published 1 month(s) ago

EMALYN Cagobcub – “Had I not known the farming technologies taught by the City Agriculture Office and ATI, I would not be productive today in terms of my farming endeavors.

Bb. El Salvador 2021 winners

Published 1 month(s) ago

CDC Ph marks 1st year with appointment of new officers

Published 1 month(s) ago

THE Concerned Doctors and Citizens of the Philippines (CDC Ph) recently marked its first founding anniversary with the appointment of respected professionals from the fields of medicine, business, news and arts and culture.

Growing food despite climate change and the pandemic through ‘GUGMA’

Published 1 month(s) ago

(1st of 3 parts) SINCE the onslaught of the pandemic, food prices have continued to rise, reaching its highest point since last year.

Mindanao Roadtrip vlog completes premier season

Published 1 month(s) ago

THE premier season of weekly travel and lifestyle vlog Mindanao Roadtrip with Art ends this week with its 14th episode on Youtube and Talk Life Channel on Facebook.

Loving and revering the food we eat

Published 2 month(s) ago

ONE way to show love and reverence for the food we eat is by celebrating it.

Miss Siargao Island among Miss U Ph’s Top 75

Published 2 month(s) ago

THE Miss Universe Philippines bet to represent Siargao Island, Michele Angela Navarro Okol, advances to the next phase after making it to the pageant’s Top 75 candidates.

Taking a big bite of Bukidnon’s ‘binaki’

Published 2 month(s) ago

I FIRST tasted “binaki” when I was a kid on a chance visit with a relative in Gingoog City.

This young Bukidnon farmer profits from tilapia production and high-value crops

Published 2 month(s) ago

IT was already past midnight when we arrived at Delmor Integrated and Diversified Farm in Barangay Pinamangguan, Kadingilan, Bukidnon.

Siargao beauty vies for Miss U PH pageant night

Published 2 month(s) ago

BUTUAN CITY – Support is pouring in, including online, for Michele Angela Okol, one of the aspiring candidates of the second edition of Miss Universe Philippines (MUPH).

Premium Care: A natural ingredient moms’ best treat to the babies’ sensitive skin

Published 2 month(s) ago

THE most unconditional and purest love of a mother to her child is the best bond between a mother and a child ever had.

Farming protégé makes his own mark

Published 2 month(s) ago

IT was my first time to go to Sumilao, when the bus dropped me off in Kisolon.

Herbalife Nutrition experts share practical ways to manage stress

Published 2 month(s) ago

MANILA, Philippines - Stress is part of daily living, but it can become a major cause for concern when it starts to affect one’s health. There are several ways to manage it, and we can start by being more mindful of the food we eat, and taking better care of our mental health.

Siargao among Time magazine’s greatest places of 2021 list

Published 2 month(s) ago

SIARGAO Island made it into Time magazine’s list of “greatest places” in 2021, which recognizes destinations that were able to adapt and innovate despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic.

Sharp Philippines Provides Solutions For The Rainy Season

Published 2 month(s) ago

We are now in the middle of the year, which means more rainy days are coming. Apart from staying cozy inside your home, now more than ever is the time for you to know about how technology can help you to enjoy a safe and convenient household. So, how can Sharp Philippines make your rainy days much better?

Fujian Normal University in China now accepts scholarship applications in Oro

Published 4 month(s) ago

THE Fujian Normal University in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of the People’s Republic of China is now accepting applications from Filipinos, particularly Cagayan de Oro City residents who are interested to pursue graduate studies through FNU’s Soledad College Graduate Program 2021.

Implementation of ICCMN PRAISE underway – Macatoman

Published 4 month(s) ago

TRADE and Industry Undersecretary Abdulgani Macatoman has reported that the implementation of the Inter-Cabinet Cluster Mechanism on Normalization (ICCMN) Peaceful Return and Aggressive Inclusion Social Entrepreneurship (PRAISE) is underway.

Pizzazella – tossed and sauced to perfection

Published 5 month(s) ago

WHEN you’re a chef who loves Italian pizza but has been influenced by Arabic cuisine for so long, the result is an amazing fusion of flavors that can only be found in Pizzazella here in Cagayan de Oro City. When it opened in July last year at Centerpoint Arcade along Domingo Velez corner Corrales, Pizzazella was so popular with diners that owner-chef Harry Mann decided to open up another branch uptown soon at Plates and Crates Food Park along Masterson Avenue. “My first chef is my mom. When we were young, my mom would make us homemade pizza Italian style. Now when I became a chef for 15 years in Qatar and Dubai, I fell in love with spicy Arabic food,” Mann said. And so Mad Manzo was born.

Experience Maranao cuisine only at Torogan Kape

Published 5 month(s) ago

TOROGAN Kape, which is located at Phoenix gas station compound, Kauswagan highway corner Tejero St. in barangay Kauswagan, is the first and only Maranao-themed restaurant in this side of Northern Mindanao.

NCCA promotes PH cultural heritage via nat'l literature month

Published 6 month(s) ago

by Shaun Alejandrae Y. Uy, PIA-10 Published on Mindanao Today, April 7, 2021

Virgielicious Binangk-All, the best fried sesame bread in town

Published 6 month(s) ago

Traditional binangkal or Filipino fried sesame bread has always been hard to chew at first. But now here’s a tastier binangkal variant in town thanks to IT graduate-slash-food enthusiast-turned-entrepreneur Virgie Paasa-Dapanas who is now back in her hometown of Cagayan de Oro City after a good few years abroad.

Teen actress Arabella Del Rosario is the new face of Orabella

Published 6 month(s) ago

ORABELLA Philippines, the beauty brand known for its affordable and quality skincare line, recently welcomed teen actress Arabella del Rosario as its new brand ambassador.

Pizzazella – tossed and sauced to perfection

Published 6 month(s) ago

When you’re a chef who loves Italian pizza but has been influenced by Arabic cuisine for so long, the result is an amazing fusion of flavors that can only be found in Pizzazella here in Cagayan de Oro City.

Naawan’s natural wonders unfurling

Published 6 month(s) ago

NESTLED 17 kilometers from the national highway in Naawan, Misamis Oriental is what seems to be a virginal-looking waterfalls that is seldom touched by human interference.

Nestlé Wellness Campus expands in north Mindanao

Published 6 month(s) ago

THE Department of Education (DepEd) and Nestlé Philippines announce the expansion to Northern Mindanao of the Nestlé Wellness Campus, an advocacy program that highlights the importance of teaching healthy habits to young Filipino students.

Purple Yam – not just a cake, it’s a delicacy

Published 6 month(s) ago

THE best ube cakes that Ozamiznons have been talking and craving about are now available here in Cagayan de Oro City.

Angela Soriano, Dirkie Dabbay present Spring/Summer 2021 collection

Published 6 month(s) ago

CAGAYAN de Oro-based fashion designers Angela Soriano and Dirkie Roa Dabbay presented their Spring/Summer 2021 collection last February 20 at The Cove Garden Resort.