Japan Turns Over Post Harvest Facilities in Lanao del Sur

Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe attended the turn-over ceremony of “The Project for the Construction of Post Harvest Facilities and the Purchase of Agricultural Equipment in Bubong, Lanao del Sur” on… »

Australian Aid and ILO support sustainable livelihoods in Philippines’ worst typhoon-hit areas

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… »

Philippines and UK collaboration to boost disaster risk management efforts

The Philippine Government, in collaboration with the UK, is launching a programme to reduce the risk from natural disasters and potentially save millions in lives and property.   The Department… »

Australian Aid awards grants to organisations to pursue community development activities

The Philippines-Australia Community Assistance Program (PACAP), an Australian Aid initiative managed by The Asia Foundation, today awarded grants to 11 organisations for projects that will help expand opportunities for development… »

Japan assures continued support to Mindanao peace process

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/19 October)—Japan will continue to cooperate towards achieving a genuine and lasting peace in Mindanao, Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe said. He made the pronouncement as he… »

Int’l community lauds GPH-MILF peace pact, hails Philippines for giving hope

KUALA LUMPUR (MindaNews/07 October) – The Philippines is “demonstrating new ways to address old wars, “ giving hope “for other places with protracted armed conflict, such as Myanmar and Kashmir,”… »

Switzerland welcomes the framework agreement

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Australia welcomes framework peace agreement

Media release 7 October 2012 Foreign Minister Bob Carr today welcomed a framework peace agreement reached between the Philippine Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Senator Carr said… »

Japan welcomes Framework Agreement concerning the Mindanao Peace Process

= 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… »

US Ambassador Harry Thomas on finalization of GPH-MILF Framework Agreement

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… »

Foreign Secretary William Hague comments on peace agreement for Mindanao

“I wholeheartedly welcome the announcement of the framework agreement that has been agreed between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to bring peace and developmentto… »

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