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January 26, 2015 National alliance of indigenous peoples’ group Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Mamamayan (KAMP) expressed “serious concern” over rights violations committed against indigenous peoples in Agusan del Sur. Piya… »
While we express serious concern on the possible consequences of the recent tragic incident in Mamasapano in Maguindanao, we maintain our support for the peace process. At this point when… »
I prefer today to speak in Spanish. I have a translator, a good translator. May I do it? [crowd responds ‘yes’] Thank you very much. As delivered by the Pope’s… »
The visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines shines a ray of light to the hope for freedom for political prisoners in the country. Now in a hunger strike until… »
TACLOBAN CITY (ucanews.com/16 January) — Officers from the Philippine National Police on Thursday detained a delegation of nuns from Mindanao en route to San Jose district in Tacloban, accusing them… »
13 January 2015 Chairman Sixto S. Brillantes, Jr. Commissioner Lucenito N. Tagle Commissioner Elias R. Yusoph Commissioner Christian Robert S. Lim Commissioner Al A. Parreño Commissioner Luie Tito F. Guia Commissioner Arthur D. Lim COMMISSION ON… »
Political prisoner and Rural Missionaries of the Philippines lay worker Joel Q. Yagao in his letter to Pope Francis said, “We, who have been charged with crimes that we did… »
In anticipation of the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines next year, the mothers of the two University of the Philippines students abducted in August wrote to His Holiness… »
Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares today said that the offer of CebuPacific for refunds is not enough and that they should be sanctioned for their continued dismal service. “Kulang ang… »
]The Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU)-based Association of Psychologists and Helping Professionals, Inc. (APHP), has deployed a 12-person team for the Leyte Community Resilience Enhancement Project (LCREP), a 15-month program… »
by Kristian Herbolzheimer and Emma Leslie / Conciliation Resources After the signing of the Annex on Normalization in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian facilitator referred to the nearly completed comprehensive peace… »
ADDU to hold Prospects for Post-Conflict Philippines summit DAVAO CITY–In celebration of the International Month of Peace, the Ateneo de Davao University is holding a summit on Prospects for Post-Conflict… »
“We abhor instruments Of Death”— Pope Francis We, women religious in Mindanao join Davao City’s civilian leadership, in saying NO TO THE U.S DRONE PROGRAM and NO TO U.S MILITARY… »
Al Qalam Institute strongly condemns what are vicious and cowardly acts of terrorism against innocent civilians in Cotabato City last August 5, 2013. We join with all our fellow Cotabateneos,… »
MANILA – Almost five months after typhoon Pablo (Bopha) hit the province of Davao Oriental in eastern Mindanao, Philippines, disaster affected families in the municipalities of Baganga, Cateel and Boston… »
‘Let heroism flow through generations in defense of ancestral domains’ LIANGA, Surigao del Sur – A group of indigenous peoples in Mindanao have criticized the recent pronouncement by the country’s… »
Cantilan, Surigao del Sur (March 21, 2013)– Cantilan Bank, Inc., the leading rural bank in the Caraga region, opened its 18th full-‐service branch in Sogod, Southern Leyte to cater to… »
We are a small Mindanao-based NGO trying to give our humble share in response to the devastation brought by Typhoon Pablo. We have decided to focus our efforts and resources… »
At 8:00 p.m. today, 03 December 2012, Typhoon “PABLO” was located based on satellite and surface data at 270 Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (7.4°N, 128.8°E). PAG- ASA Website
Fifty years after graduation from high school, members of the Ateneo de Davao High School Class 1962 will return to the Matina campus on December 7 for a reunion that… »
“The slow pace of the Ampatuan massacre trial proved President Aquino’s administration inutile in securing swift justice for the victims and families of the massacre, as it continues to cultivate… »
Palau , 23 November 2012– Greenpeace International is calling for immediate legal action against a Filipino ship that was previously engaging in an illegal transfer of fish on the high… »
THE FAMILIES of the 58 victims of the Nov. 23, 2009 Ampatuan Massacreare starting to lose hope in the justice system, and the government has only itself to blame. As… »
Stop the Killings! Respect the rights of the Filipinos to protect their land and people! CARAGAWATCH STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE SHOOTING OF STAUNCH ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST DR. ISIDRO OLAN! On October… »
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= October 7, 2012 D-027 The Framework Agreement concerning the Mindanao Peace Process Japan heartily welcomes that the Framework Agreement concerning the Mindanao Peace Process has reached after… »
Manila, October 7, 2012 — U.S. Ambassador Harry K. Thomas, Jr. issued the following statement on finalization of the Government of the Philippines-Moro Islamic Liberation Front Framework Agreement: “We welcome… »
We are a group of graduates of the Ateneo de Davao University who – for many years now – have been engaged in social and ecological concerns, with special focus… »
Theme: Asserting Customary Resource Use: Reclaiming Free Prior and Informed Consent and Transmitting Indigenous Knowledge Kami na mga partisipante sa ika-dalawang pambansang komperensiya sa katutubong kaalaman, na ginanap sa Southern… »
Theme: Asserting Customary Resource Use: Reclaiming Free Prior and Informed Consent and Transmitting Indigenous Knowledge We, participants to the 2nd Indigenous Knowledge National Conference, held in Southern Christian College, Midsayap,… »
KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/13 April) – The University of the Philippines (UP) Manila has reportedly called off its planned expansion in South Cotabato this year due to peace and order problems in the area, South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes said.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 March) — Despite the worsening economic crisis, more elementary pupils and secondary students enrolled in public schools in South Cotabato have reportedly opted to stay in school this school year, an official at the Department of Education (DepEd) said.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/05 January) – The Commission on Higher Education today went ahead with the oath-taking of a veterinarian as president of one of the biggest state universities in Southwestern Mindanao despite a complaint filed by some faculty and staff members of the school.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/04 January) — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has deferred the January 5 installation of Dr. Jess Derije as the new president of the University of Southern Mindanao (USM) following a complaint that he was involved in a cattle rustling case two decades ago and that he lied about his length of service as college dean, but on Sunday, Angeles said it would push through noon of January 6.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 May) — If you are looking for a place where you can find an array of books for your research, thesis or simply feed your knowledge bank, then The Doña Luisa Villa Abrille Memorial Library is perfect for you.
IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay (MindaNews/21 April) – A fire that raged for four hours early dawn Monday reduced to ashes a private school here.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/12 April) – The Australian government has approved an additional Aus$41 million development assistance grant for the Philippines to enhance the implementation of basic education reforms over the next four years.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/08 February) — Sultan Kudarat officials are pushing for the conversion of the province's lone state college into a university.
Teng Garcia, Sultan Kudarat's political affairs assistant for information and special concerns, said Sultan Kudarat First District Rep. Datu Pax Mangudadatu has joined hands with several local officials to lobby for the immediate passage of House Bill (HB) 1362 or the Act converting the Sultan Kudarat Polytechnic State College (SKPSC) into a state university.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/15 Jan) — A total of 22 scholars of the city government here will be graduating this March, according to the Community Improvement Division (CID) of the city mayor’s office.
ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/09 January) — If they can't go to school, let the school go to them.
The sea-based indigenous tribes of Sama and Badjao here will finally receive free education after the state-run Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) and the Alternative Learning System (ALS) program of the Department of Education (DepEd) agreed to jointly run the “Floating School.”
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/07 January) — Dr. Macapado A. Muslim is the new president of Mindanao State University (MSU).
President Arroyo named Muslim, chancellor of MSU General Santos for 11 years and concurrent member of the MSU Board of Regents, as the new MSU president vice retired police deputy director-general Ricardo de Leon who served as interim president of the university system since September 2005.