‘Female radio anchors limited to homey topics’

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/08 February) – More women are now working as radio broadcasters in the provinces but most of them are handling themes that appear to be extensions only of… »

‘Language of peace’ focus of national language summit in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 6 Feb) – The 2014 National Summit and training workshops of the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) will be held in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon on February 13… »

Bukidnon town’s biz chamber seeks dialogue with LGU on taxes, fees

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 5 Feb) – The Don Carlos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. is seeking a dialogue with the municipal government for clarification of the local revenue… »

School for Lumads in Bukidnon given permanent site through PPP

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/04 February) — After close to 10 years of moving from one site to another, the Mindanao Tribal School Inc. (MTSI) has been given a permanent site to… »

Sec. Luistro to Lumads: “sorry, please forgive”

  MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/02 Feb) –  Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Friday apologized and asked Lumads (indigenous peoples) for forgiveness for the government’s failure to give “genuine attention to IP… »

‘Agaton’ postscript: Bukidnon town declared under state of calamity

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 29 Jan) – The municipal council of Impasug-ong, Bukidnon passed a resolution in a special session today placing the town under a state of calamity a… »

Bukidnon LGU takes over sand, gravel quarry operations

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 29 Jan) – The provincial government of Bukidnon stopped renewing permits of sand and gravel operators effective this month en route to its assumption of sand… »

Classes suspended in Bukidnon due to Agaton

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 January) – Bukidnon Gov. Jose Ma. R. Zubiri Jr. has ordered the suspension of classes from the preschool to high school levels in the entire province due… »

Only 20% of Bukidnon’s 184 murder cases filed in court

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 16 Jan) – Only 38 of the 184 pending murder cases in Bukidnon have been filed in court, the police said. Senior Supt. Glenn dela Torre,… »

Heavy rains force suspension of classes in Malaybalay, Ozamiz

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 January) – Two cities in Region 10 suspended classes from the pre-school to high school Tuesday due to heavy rains brought by a Low Pressure Area over… »

Malaybalay wants sacked police chief retained

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 January) – The Malaybalay City council passed a resolution last week urging the Philippine National Police to retain former city police chief Supt. Oscar Jacildo, who was… »

4 Bukidnon police chiefs sacked over ‘inaccurate’ crime reports

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/11 January)—Four chiefs of police in Bukidnon province have been relieved last week as crime incidents in the province increased by almost half in 2013 from the previous… »

Bukidnon plans to allot P2-M bounty for anti-crime drive

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/10 Jan.) – Starting this year Bukidnon will allot P2 million annually as reward for police personnel, informers and witnesses in a bid to address growing crime incidence… »

Bukidnon wants to ban, regulate firecrackers

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 8 Jan) – Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Bukidnon said they support passing legislation either banning or regulating the sale and use of firecrackers in… »

Time for Bukidnon to ban firecrackers, says health exec

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 2 Jan) ­– It is time for the local government units in Bukidnon to pass ordinances banning the sale and use of firecrackers in their areas,… »

‘There’s no peace because there’s no peace builder’

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/31 Dec.) – Peace can only reign if there are people who will engage in peace building, Malaybalay Bishop Jose A. Cabantan said in his New Year message… »

There’s money for MSMEs but absorptive capacity is a problem

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/23 Dec)  — There’s money intended for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) but the capacity to absorb funds is a problem, with some of them unable to… »

Bukidnon MMT endorses disciplinary action vs Sumifru

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 December)—The provincial government’s Multi-Partite Monitoring Team (MMT) has recommended to Gov. Jose Ma. R. Zubiri the imposition of disciplinary action against Sumifru (Philippines) Corp. “for violating its… »

Malaybalay LGU approves cash gifts

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 17 Dec) – The Malaybalay City council approved the release of P23.8 million for the performance enhancement incentives (PEI) for the city government’s elected, regular, casual,… »

Bukidnon allots P101M for extra cash gifts

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 16 Dec) – The Bukidnon provincial board approved two supplemental budgets today, including allotment of a total of P101.3 million for extra cash gifts or “performance… »

Malaybalay wants ECC process to start at local gov’t

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/11 Dec.) – Companies should comply with requirements set by local government units, including social acceptability, before they may be granted environmental compliance certificates (ECC) by the Department… »

Brother-in-law of Mayor Zubiri’s foe loses Malaybalay ABC seat

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/09 Dec.) – He vowed to observe “critical collaboration” and take an independent stance vis-à-vis the city government. In the end, Sinanglanan barangay chair Medardo Estaniel lost his… »

Tagoloan river basin stakeholders in Bukidnon, MisOr ink pact

IMPASUG-ONG, Bukidnon (MindaNews/7 December)— Stakeholders from different sectors signed Friday the creation of the Tagoloan River Basin Management Council (TRBMC), which will serve as an oversight body for the river… »

Bukidnon bishop condemns violence in Talakag

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/6 December)– Malaybalay Bishop Jose Cabantan has condemned the slaying of three persons and the hurting of a five-year old boy in Talakag town on December 1, calling… »

KOMENTARYO: Pamalandong, panawagan

DAKBAYAN SA MALAYBALAY (MindaNews / Disyembre 3) – Wala nay mogaan-gaan pa nga pulong nga pwede gamiton. Ang pagpatay sa bisan kinsa nga tawo angayan taboon sa pinakadako nga pagkondena.… »

Lack of ECC specifics causing ‘insubstantial compliance’ by agri firms in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3Dec) – The lack of specific terms and conditions of the agricultural plantations’ environmental compliance certificate from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Environmental… »

Broadcaster gunned down in Valencia City

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 Nov.) – A radio “block timer” was shot dead Friday night by four attackers in Valencia City. Joash Dignos, who ran the commentary program “Bombardeyo” at DXGT… »

Malaybalay City wants clearer ECC terms for agri firms

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 Nov.) — The city council is eyeing an ordinance that will make it easier to monitor the adherence of agricultural companies to the terms of the environmental… »

AFTA gab slated in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/23 November)– As part of local preparations for the full implementation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Free Trade Area (AFTA) or ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)… »

4Ps, electric coop loans among those cited for citizen audit

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Nov) – The implementation of the Pangtawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) or Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) and loans obtained by the electric cooperatives in parts… »

Bukidnon provincial gov’t to give P3.7M to ‘Yolanda’ survivors

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/19 November) — The provincial government of Bukidnon will extend a total of P3.7 million to survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas, Hansel Echavez, head of… »

Good governance must address climate change issues, says bishop

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 November)–Good governance must also address issues on climate change, Malaybalay Bishop Jose Cabantan told participants at the launching Thursday of Barog Bukidnon (Rise Bukidnon), a group advocating… »

Relief funds, goods should be accounted for – Advocacy group

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 14 Nov) – Funds and goods raised for relief operations to respond to the damages brought by super typhoon “Yolanda” should be accounted for in the… »

Flood monitoring in Bukidnon’s rivers now done online

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 14 Nov) – In Lumbayao Bridge, one of the bridges crossing Pulangi River, and a critical point to measure water level between Valencia City and the… »

Probe of agri firms near Mt. Kitanglad sought

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 13 Nov) – Bukidnon provincial board member Jay Albarece has filed a proposed resolution asking the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office-10 to conduct… »

Humanitarian group in Bukidnon eyes mission to Leyte

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/12 November) – The private sector-led 1 Bukidnon Help Movement is planning to send a four-team humanitarian mission to Leyte to help in relief and other services there,… »

‘Zoraida’ forces evacuation in Bukidnon’s Malitbog town

MALAYBALAY CITY(MindaNews/11 November)- Tropical depression “Zoraida” forced 18 families in Barangay Sumalsag in Malitbog, Bukidnon to evacuate to safer grounds as of 5 p.m. Monday, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction… »

Biz group wants more time to study Malaybalay’s proposed CLUP

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/11 November)—The Bukidnon Kaamulan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (BKCCII) wants more time to study the city’s proposed Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) for 2012-2022. Roderico Bioco,… »

378 families in Bukidnon flee as ‘Yolanda’ makes landfall

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/08 November) – A total of 378 families or 1,190 individuals had responded to calls for preemptive evacuation in parts of Bukidnon as of 10:00 a.m. Friday as… »

Preemptive evacuation starts in Bukidnon town

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 7 Nov) – The Valdehueza family, with seven members, is the first family to respond to preemptive evacuation ordered by Mayor Osmundo dela Rosa of Malitbog… »

Bukidnon sends P4M in aid to Bohol, Cebu, Zambo

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/04 November) – The provincial government of Bukidnon sent a total of P4 million in aid to disaster-stricken Bohol and Cebu provinces and Zamboanga City, MindaNews learned on… »

Malaybalay’s old cemetery to get facelift

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/2 November)–-Jairus Sogue and his family traveled 80 kilometers from Don Carlos town to visit the grave of his father at the old Malaybalay cemetery in Barangay 7… »

In Malaybalay: 24 new, 22 reelected barangay captains

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 31 Oct) – A total of 24 of the city’s 46 barangays will have new barangay captains effective November 30. Eleven of these newly elected officials… »

Disorder, money rule village polls, says advocacy group

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 October) – Disorder and money politics marked the conduct of the barangay elections on Monday and on events that happened during the campaign, an advocacy group said.… »

Comelec says polls in Bukidnon ‘generally peaceful’; political supporter ambushed

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 October) – The conduct of Monday’s barangay elections in Bukidnon was “generally peaceful” based on the reports from the election officers of the province’s 20 towns and… »

9,530 bets seek barangay posts in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/26 October)– A total of 9,530 candidates are vying for 3,712 positions in Bukidnon’s 464 barangays on Monday, records from the provincial Commission on Elections (Comelec) office showed… »

Impose mining moratorium, fix environment laws, environmentalist tells gov’t

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Oct) – The national government needs to implement a moratorium on mining in the country to fix its laws and their implementation as some of… »

Astronomy group eyes Mindanao observatory

MALAYBALAY CITY  (MindaNews / 22 Oct) —  Mindanao should have its own astronomical observatory because astronomy is an effective way of boosting interest in science and technology, Rodion Herrera, program… »

102 bets for Malaybalay’s 46 punong barangay posts

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 Oct.) — A total of 102 candidates are running for punong barangay or barangay chair in the elections on Monday, October 28, based on the list provided… »

Jollibee opens 4th store in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 17 Oct) – Jollibee Corporation, optimistic of the “very high economic potential” of Bukidnon, opened its fourth store in the province during a blessing here today… »

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