PRESS RELEASE: Gabriela Women’s Party cry #LabananAngAbuso; tags Aquino for impunity

PRESS RELEASE Gabriela Women’s Party cry #LabananAngAbuso; tags Aquino for impunity, rights violations against women and children. Gabriela Women’s Party today joined thousands of human rights victims, advocates in Human… »

Samal abduction a setback to Mindanao’s tourism and investment momentum – MinDA

The abduction of three foreign nationals and a Filipina at a resort in the Island Garden City of Samal Monday night deals a setback to Mindanao’s tourism and investment upswing,… »

17th Tuna Fest honors unsung heroes of the sea

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (3 September 2015) – The 17th Tuna Festival has begun with City Mayor Ronnel Rivera paying  tribute to the unsung heroes of the city’s fishing industry. The… »

Press Statement: Violent dispersal a ‘desperate move to conceal’ Manobo Lumad from UN rapporteur on displacements

DAVAO CITY (Kalumaran/29 July) — On the 3rd day of the 10-day Philippine trip of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Internally Displaced Persons Dr. Chaloka Beyani, almost a thousand… »

Farmers catch the planting season with FAO assistance  

Maguindanao, 29 July 2015 (FAO) – Agriculture-dependent families in Maguindanao are still reeling from the residual impact of conflict, drought and flooding that affected the province in succession during the first… »

Rural Missionaries in US for 21-day Mindanao human rights mission

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (RMP-NMR/15 July 2015) — The Northern Mindanao office of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP-NMR) started today a human rights mission across the United States.… »

Why the Pope’s Encyclical on the environment should speed up the end of the fossil-fuel era

GREENPEACE NEWS RELEASE Rome/Manila 18 June 2015 – Reacting to the Pope’s Encyclical on the environment, Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director at Greenpeace, said: “Greenpeace welcomes the valuable intervention of… »

US awards new Science & Research grants to Filipinos

Manila, June 19, 2014 – The United States Government, through the U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has awarded 16 scholarships and 14 research grants in… »

Zambo’s Summer Peace Camp begins

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Zabida/24 May) — For those who heeded its siren call, this is the summer when peace will perhaps begin to bloom for ever in their lives. “And we… »

PRESS RELEASE: Krav Maga for Dabawenyo families

The International Krav Maga Federation in Davao (IKMF Davao) will be holding a series of workshops this weekend—for learners of all ages. Krav Maga self-defense for the Dabawenyo families to… »

PRESS RELEASE: TriAD, DOT hold Flanax DurianMan triathlon

DAVAO CITY – The Triathlon Association of Davao (TriAD) together with the Department of Tourism – XI conducted the Flanax DurianMan Triathlon last May 2, as one of the major… »

Ilagan on De Lima’s PDAF selectivity: grave injustice, dereliction of duties

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima, in refusing to actively pursue cases against members of the Liberal Party identified to have had dealings with Ms. Janet Lim- Napoles, is committing grave… »

Get ready for Trancesisyon

Partyphiles get ready. Trancesisyon, the first “PsyTrance” party and music and arts festival in Mindanao, is underway. The one-day party, slated on May 16 at the Energy Park of Tagum… »

More fun per use of Visit Davao Fun Sale mobile app

DAVAO CITY – To saturate the market for the Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS), organizers launched the Visit Davao City Lifebit App, which serves as a digital access to discounts… »

DurianMan Triathlon slated for Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015

DAVAO CITY – As one of the major events for Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015, the Triathlon Association of Davao (TriAD), Department of Tourism-XI and Flanax bring you the Flanax DurianMan… »

PRESS RELEASE: Park Inn features Davao’s best cuisine this weekend

DAVAO CITY (March 14, 2015) — The hip and modern restaurant of Park Inn by Radisson Davao—the RBG Bar and Grill—is getting into a festive mood this Araw ng Dabaw… »

EU-supported project to protect thousands of Lumads in Mindanao

Press Release 09 March 2015 The Rural Missionaries of the Philippines-Northern Mindanao Sub-Region (RMP-NMR) will launch on March 10, 2015 the “Healing the Hurt Project” to promote the Mindanao indigenous… »

PRESS RELEASE: Kalilangan 2015 highlights Gensan icons

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (27 February 2015) – After four years of dazzling themes of amazing success, Kalilangan is now going back to the roots where it all began – culture.… »

PRESS RELEASE: Palarong ARMAA 2015: Going beyond sports by winning the peace

“Nandito ako para makilala ang ibang lugar, makita yung mga tao mula sa ibang lugar dito sa ARMM. ‘Pag may activity, pumupunta talaga ako. Curious lang.” Leomila Benjamin is sitting… »

Cayetano is ignorant of peace talks, Moro history—interfaith group

Following Cayetano’s turn in questioning resource persons on the Senate hearing on the ill-fated Special Action Forces operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Thursday, interfaith group Moro-Christian People’s Alliance (MCPA) said… »

FELCRIS CENTRALE: The Center of Lifestyle, Business and Leisure in the South

DAVAO, FEBRUARY 17, 2015 – Phase One of Felcris Centrale, the newest hub for urban Davao, is about to open.This new development project from Felcris Hotels & Resorts Corporation brings… »

Welcome the Lunar New Year at SM Malls!

The year of Sheep promises to be calm and measured. Ring in an auspicious year of the Sheep at your nearest SM malls from February 11 to 21. Learn more… »

Oriental culinary delights at Park Inn Davao

Kung Hei Fat Choi! Park Inn by Radisson Davao ushers in the Year of the Sheep with a week-long celebration of Oriental culinary delights at the hotel’s on-site restaurant RBG… »

PRESS RELEASES: Hataman urges lawmakers to not give up on the peace process

Cotabato City (12 February 2015) – Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has urged lawmakers to not give up on the ongoing peace process between… »

Abreeza Fashion Forum showcases what’s in this 2015

DAVAO CITY–Every fashion fan knows that with each New Year come new trends, new favorites, and new ways of wearing old staples. To kick off another year in style, Abreeza… »

PRESS RELEASE: Abreeza Fashion Forum showcases what’s in this 2015

Every fashion fan knows that with each New Year come new trends, new favorites, and new ways of wearing old staples. To kick off another year in style, Abreeza Mall’s… »

PRESS RELEASE: After barangay chief killing, IPs evacuate in AgSur

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… »

PRESS RELEASE: Lucky Smart subscribers win travel adventures

Lucky Smart subscribers win travel adventures Just by paying their postpaid bills on time, 15 lucky subscribers of wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) got to travel for free… »

PRESS RELEASE: Krav Maga training to be held Davao

Krav Maga training to be held Davao The International Krav Maga Federation (IKMF) in the Philippines and its local training center in Davao will be holding its first Krav Maga… »

PRESS RELEASE: Plana FORMA goes to Davao for another popup

Plana FORMA goes to Davao for another popup Classes on January 23-24 will be led by Plana FORMA senior trainers Celine Encarnacion and Gino Ong in the Fairlane Clubhouse in… »

PRESS RELEASE: SM malls to live stream Papal Mass

In support for the Catholic community and as a form of public service, SM malls will live stream the Papal Mass on Sunday, January 18, 3PM-6PM. Pope Francis will be… »

Fr. Pops’ Lumad scholar seeks Pope Francis’ help to find justice  

“We hope that our message will reach Pope Francis in his visit here in the Philippines. Please help us seek immediate justice for the death of our beloved Fr. Pops”… »

Will the Pope endorse the Bangsamoro?

PRESS RELEASE: Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Devt. Alliance, Inc./PAZ Would Pope Francis during his visit to the Philippines this week (January 15-19) endorse the ongoing hot-topic Mindanao peace process, particularly the passage… »

PRESS RELEASE: Detained Church workers ask Pope Francis’s help to find justice

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… »

PRESS RELEASE: Mothers of two youth political prisoners write to Pope Francis

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… »

PRESS RELEASE: CebuPacific refund not enough, CAB should also be investigated

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… »

PRESS RELEASE: Hello 2015: Rave party slated at SM Lanang Premier on New Year’s Eve

Ring in the New Year with an epic night of music and revelry! Head to SM Lanang Premier Fountain Court on December 31, 10 pm for the ‘Hello 2015: New… »

PRESS RELEASE: New DOSCST Extension Campus set to rise in Cateel

PROVINCE OF DAVAO ORIENTAL — A new extension campus of Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology (DOSCST) is set to rise in Cateel town after its old building… »

PRESS RELEASE: Aquino’s answer to the demands of Mindanao’s indigenous people: Violent Dispersal!

QUEZON CITY (Karapatan) — Violent dispersal was the response of the Aquino administration to the legitimate dissent of the Manilakbayan ng Mindanao contingent during a protest outside Aquino’s house in… »

Thousands expected to join Zambo City Week of Peace parade  

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Peace Advocates Zamboanag) – This year’s 20th Week of Peace celebration will kick off with the traditional grand parade tomorrow, November 27. Thousands of students, government workers, civil… »

Interested in attending Literary Translation Workshop?

The Samahan ng mga Guro ng Panitikan sa Dabaw (SAGUP-DABAW) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will hold a Literary Translation Workshop on November 27 to… »

PRESS RELEASE: Bayan Muna Rep. Zarate: Aquino strikes 5 on 5th year of Ampatuan Massacre

PRESS RELEASE: Bayan Muna Rep. Zarate: Aquino strikes 5 on 5th year of Ampatuan Massacre November 22, 2014 Reference: BAYAN MUNA Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, 09177174014 As the killing of… »

Comrade Lucas (Rendell Ryan Cagula): Young Red fighter, student leader

CPP Southern Mindanao Regional Committee November 13, 2014 The Southern Mindanao Regional Party Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines salutes Comrade Lucas (Rendell Ryan Cagula) whose young life… »

ADDU’s COPERS deploys team for community resilience in Yolanda areas

]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… »

Mindanao LGU leaders call for immediate access to adaptation funds;  seek clarity on use of People’s Survival Fund

Davao City (October 6, 2014) —– Local government leaders from 23 municipalities from Maguindanao, Cotabato, Lanao del Sur, Sultan Kudarat, Agusan, and Surigao provinces flocked to Davao City to renew… »

Applications to NCCA – SAGUP DABAW Literary Translation Workshop now open

The Samahan ng mga Guro ng Panitikan sa Dabaw (SAGUP-DABAW) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will hold a Literary Translation Workshop on November 27 to… »

Bangsamoro bill is for genuine autonomy, not separate state — GPH, MILF assure Congress

MANILA  (OPAPP Press Release / 26 Sept)– As Congress began discussions on the Bangsamoro bill for its swift passage into law, the Government of the Philippines (GPH), Moro Islamic Liberation… »

Canada gives PhP 20 million in humanitarian assistance to Mindanao

PRESS RELEASE The Government of Canada has announced it is giving Cad$ 500,000 (approx. PhP 20 million) in humanitarian assistance funding for those affected by conflict in Mindanao. The funding… »

With DAP funds being used to evict government hospitals, why not buy land for squatter-hospitals? – Ilagan

PRESS RELEASE “Why are DAP funds being used to evict government hospitals when they can be used to buy the land instead? This certainly speaks of the Aquino government’s lack… »

Group to present emerging, disturbing trends in Mindanao migration

7 August 2014 The Mindanao summit convened by the Mindanao Migrants Center for Empowering Action Inc. (MMCEAI) will show emerging, and often disturbing trends in the movement of people from… »

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