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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Floods? Not yet, just a reminder that rainy season is not yetover Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental. (OPhoto by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Sworn In. Officials and members of the Cagayan de Oro Association of Travel and Tours Operators (COTTA) were inducted Last Saturday by Mayor Constantino Jaraula. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Ruined. The remains of what used to be a riverside village, after fire struck the area last week. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Thursday, July 26, 2007

High School Fun... at KONG HUA. Colors explode during the cheering competition at the opneing of Kong Hua High School Intramurals that started yesterday. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Machinery Show in Cagayan de Oro. The 2nd Mindanao Packaging and Food Processing, Plastics, Printing and other related Products and Services Exhibition started today, July 26 at the Atrium Limketkai. A one of its kind in Mindanao, the exhibit will run until July 29. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)




Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Fire in Cagayan de Oro. A pre-dawn fire gutted around 65 houses in a riverbank village near Cagayan de Oro City Hall yesterday. Fire Marshall Oscar Abecia said the damage could reach P800,000. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)



Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Neat and Clean. Sidewalks all over Cagayan de Oro have started really functioning as they are, well, sidewalks. Before, illegal vendors use to occupy these pathways, instead of pedestrians, thanks to the city government's aggressive drive. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Captured. Fernando Ramil, 43, a native of Brgy. Sudlon, Lanao del Norte, was arrested by authorities for killing a certain PO2 Ricardo Chapa of Baloi, Lanao del Norte last June 2, 2000. He was presented to the members of PNP Press Corps by Police Regional Director Teodrico Capuyan. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Monday, July 23, 2007

The President's SONA. Office workers in Cagayan de Oro watch the President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's State of the Nation Address Monday, as militants in Cagayan de Oro hold a march rally to counter the event. (Photo by Joey P. nacalaban)
State of Health Address. As Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo renders her SONA Monday, Northern Mindanao's health officials, led by DOH-10 Director Julito Sabornido, briefs the local media on the dengue and other health problems in the region. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Sunday, July 22, 2007

"Hilot," the Kagay-anon way. Blind masseurs offer their services to townsfolk in Divisoria Park, and becoming an attraction of sorts in the weekly Nite Cafe. (Phpto by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Chaotic Voters' Registration. On the final day of one-week special voters' registration, hundreds of registrants still line to catch the 7 p.m. deadline Sunday. Many came but were not able to register. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Friday, July 20, 2007

NBI-10 Bigwigs. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) officials led by Atty. Virgilio Mendez, (4rth from right) strike a pose together with the newly installed NBI Regional Director-10 Jose Justo Yap (seated beside Mendez) and assistant Regional Director Atty. Alex Caburnay. Former NBI-10 Regional Director Mendez was just appointed as Deputy Director for Comproler in Manila. He was here in the city to turn-over accountabilities. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Rain Rain Go Away. Intermittent downpours like this normally occurs in Cagayan de Oro in the afternoon, as the cold December nears. Here, an RTA personnel is braving the rain to man the traffic along Velez Street. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Clean Day in Cogon. On a good day like this, Cogon market's peripheries beam with tidiness--a departure of what a market has always been: dingy, stinky. dirty. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Getting Ready for the SK & Barangay Polls. Regular registrants (18 above) and Sanguniang Kabataan (SK) flock to the COMELEC starting this week for a one-week special registration. The last day for registration will be on July 22. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
A Public Time for Public Accountants. Members of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Cagayan de Oro-Misamis oriental chapter join their fellow CPA's nationwide in celebrating the Acountancy Week this July 14-21. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Job Hunting. From outsourcing companies seeking English-proficient graduates to overseas employers hiring medical professionals, job fairs of sorts keep job-hunters busy in Cagayan de Oro, like this one at the Cagayan de Oro Colleges (COC).
Muckracking. Jerry Orcullo, Cagayan de Oro Press Club (COPC) President, shows to fellow mediamen a copy of controversial Human Security Act (HSA). A media summit on security would be held anytime here in the city. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Golden Damsels. Candidates to the Miss Kagay-an Tourism (formerly Miss Cagayan de Oro), are presented to the local media Saturday. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Reminiscing the Time. Members of Xavier University's High School Batch 71 holds their class reunion last week. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Good Ole' Motorela. Still allowed to roll the city's major thoroughfares, motorelas, or rela for short, are still ubiquitos despite the increasing number of vehicles in the city. Critics say "rela" should retire, in favor of jeepneys and mushrooming passenger sedans.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Against Terrorism? Leftist groups march against the implementation of the Human Security Act, otherwise called as Anti-Terrorism Law. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
GMA in CDO. Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo grace the conclusion of the Mindanao Peace Summit in Cagayan de Oro yesterday. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Peace Summit. City Mayor Constantino Jaraula addresses the participants to the Mindanao Peace and Security Summit which opened yesterday. It's theme is: "Peace and Security: Our Legacy to the Filipino People". (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Odd Madonna and Child. Beggars roam Cagayan de Oro City, but this woman's naked body, riddled with warts, draws special attention from passersby. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Smooth Traffic? Well, only on a good day like this. Traffic in C.M. Recto along Gaisano mall is unbearable almost everytime, as passenger jeepneys convert the street into their own terminal. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Sunday, July 08, 2007

Street Carwash. During downpours, this children offer instant "carwash" to passenger jeepneys and even private vehicles.

Saturday, July 07, 2007

Fatal Consequence. The lifeless bodies of brothers Jerry Humaylon and Lorgie Humaylon inside Somo funeral parlor. They were shot during a jail break at Lumbi city jail Thursday. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Thursday, July 05, 2007

More Crimes. While criminal activities may be part of Cagayan de Oro's growing urbanization, residents are fed-up with the police's seeming inaction on the successive hold-up and carnapping incidents lately. Above are two hold up victims in Gusa last Monday, while a carnap victim below scans the suspects' gallery inside the Anti-Theft and Robbery Section (ATRS). (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban).




Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Hostage-taking in Cagayan de Oro. Authorities nabbed Benjamin Duallo, 38, a native of Maramag, Bukidnon, after he took hostage his sister-in-law yesterday dawn. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Dilapidated. Controversial. Cagayan de Oro's old Agora market is now a subject of controversy after local officials unveiled plans to refurbish it for P255 million, including the passenger terminal wing. More so that the reconstruction is through Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT), a scheme already gaining a sort of notoriety after disgruntled vendors of another BOT-reconstructed market sued to void the contract, saying the deal was onerous. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Red Moon in the Golden City. Cagayan de Oro has added another in its roster of Chinese restaurants, aptly named Red Moon, located along Velez Hayes streets. Red, in Chinese, signifies prosperity. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

Monday, July 02, 2007

Starting it Right, Officially. Misamis Oriental Gov. Oscar Moreno and Cagayan de Oro Mayor Constantino Jaraula and other elected officials officially assume offices yesterday. On his first day in the Capitol as re-elected governor, Moreno gives his State of the Province Address (SOPA). For his part, Jaraula speaks to the local media.





Gotcha! Police nabs a suspected snatcher during last weekend's Nite Cafe. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)
Jolly as the Rain. Intermittent rainshowers continue to pour down in Cagayan de Oro, bringing wide smiles to these playful kids. (Photo by Joey P. Nacalaban)

The Man behind the Photos

The Man behind the Photos
Sun.Star Photographer Joey Nacalaban has been a journalist for 17 years. He provides photo content for this Blog.