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Xavier Ateneo offers full scholarships with 10K allowance to top 25 incoming freshmen

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan, under its expanded financial aid program, has offered academic scholarships with book and uniform...

Davao’s Madrasah Program centers on promoting peace, understanding

The Davao City government's Madrasah Comprehensive and Development Promotion Program under Mayor Inday Sara Duterte's office has been in the forefront of providing quality...

ARMM starts survey for free land titling in Maguindanao

Cotabato City (January 19, 2018) – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) has started to...

OPAPP, Duyog Marawi share Christmas joy with Marawi bakwits

ILIGAN CITY (OPAPP) – In celebration of the season of hope, love and peace, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process...

ARMM bullish on investments to rebuild MarawiBV

COTABATO CITY (ARMM-RBOI/ November 17, 2017). "Now is the time to start the rehabilitation process. Though, we are deeply saddened by what happened to...

Boransing turns over manuscript of his memoirs to MSU-IIT History Department

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 Nov) --  A former Vice President of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) here turned over on...

Mindanawons complete JICA-funded resource mgt program

Three representatives from Mindanao recently completed a water resources management course in Japan, one of the programs under the JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program. Makmod Pasawilan...

Protect organic agriculture areas to guarantee healthy, affordable food

DAVAO CITY — Environmental groups call on the City Government to fast track the declaration of Barangay Sibulan in Toril District as an organic...

Mayor Sara allots P2M  for cacao production 

(Davao CIty Information Office / Oct. 13) -- The city government wants to bolster its goal of becoming the 'Cacao Capital of the region...

Asean multi-sectoral forum set in Gingoog City

By Elaine O. Ratunil CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 13 (PIA) -- The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in Northern Mindanao in partnership with various government...

Cacao City opens in Davao City

Mayor Sara Duterte is hopeful that the lives of small cacao farmers in the city will transform as the local government aggressively pushes for...

Record-breaking: 86,000 migratory birds flock to Sarangani in two weeks

RAPTOR HILL, Glan, Sarangani (September 30, 2017) - It was worth the travel on the long and winding road that leads to Raptor Hill...

UP Asian Center’s ‘Tabang Para sa Katawhan’ concert extends relief to MSU ‘internally...

As expression of fraternal to support to affected students of the Mindanao State University-(MSU) Marawi City Campus, the University of the Philippines through the...

Marawi crisis won’t stop ARMM investments as indicated by newly-registered P129-M port services...

COTABATO CITY (RBOI-ARMM / 10 Aug) -  A Php129 million port related services project was recently approved for registration by the Regional Board of...

7 Davao Aguilas FC players to AFC U23 Championship China 2018 qualifiers

MANILA -- The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has called-up the following Davao Aguilas Football Club (DAFC) players for the AFC U23 Championship China 2018...

Davao gets P100,000 for Gawad Kalasag award

Davao City Administrator and lawyer Zuleika Lopez received Monday (July 3, 2017) the P100,000 check for Davao after it won the top prize in the...

World-class Davao chocolate firm launches new products at IFEX Philippines

One of the chocolate firms that is shaping Davao to become the ‘Cacao Capital of the Philippines’ is launching their new line of ‘fruity and...

Gabriela demands apology from Sen. Sotto

Gabriela Women's Party takes much offense, in behalf of solo parents, women raising their children amid difficult circumstances at Sen. Vicente Sotto III's tirades...

ARMM starts regional investment road shows

COTABATO CITY  (ARMM-RBOI / April 27, 2017) -- The Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) organized yesterday...

Destination Davao short video-making contest announced

Here's your chance to show off your creativity, impressive video-making skills, compelling storytelling abilities, and love for Davao City. Join Davao City's "Destination: A Video-Making...

200 young Moro leaders attend Lanao Congress

MARAWI CITY -- The regional government is committed to uplifting the youth across the region, and it is good to see the youth themselves...

Educational aid for kin of 2003 blast victims still ongoing

The city government's Educational Assistance for relatives of victims of the 2003 Sasa Wharf and Davao City old International Airport bombings are continuing, the...

‘Ang Mga Mananahi’ signals start of homegrown Bangsamoro theatre group

"Walang kapayapaan dahil walang kalayaan," Rogelio Braga reminds the audience in his play "Ang Mga Mananahi." The Office on Bangsamoro Youth Affairs (OBYA) in partnership...

Bangsamoro Week of Peace: A Time for Solidarity and Resistance

COTABATO CITY (Bangsamoro Youth Affairs) -- In recognition of the multi-sectoral character of the Bangsamoro’s collective struggle for self-determination, a diverse lineup of guests...

8 decades after: Davao City soars high

Eighty years ago on March 1, 1937, Davao formally became a city in an inauguration attended by then Interior Secretary Elpidio Quirino at the...

Reimposition of death penalty a return to barbarism – Spark

With the expected approbation of House Bill 4727 in the lower chamber of Congress this week, SPARK-Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan commands the youth to...

MILF ends association of children within their ranks

Camp Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat, 18 February 2017 –The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) today released children associated with the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF)...

BRIDGe project to increase business investments in ARMM

Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and the Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) -- Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) recently signed a Memoramdum...

Xavier Ateneo grad among Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines

Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan graduate Gimar Reyes was hailed as one of the 2016 Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP). The TOSP...

Kessia Carol Tar: Byaheng Do30’s newest darling

Her father wanted her to become a lawyer. But Kessia Carol Tar had a different plan. The 20-year-old Kessia is a Certified Cost Accountant and...

Xavier Ateneo Aggies bag championship at 10th FASMin skills tilt

By Jericho Montellano XU Communications Office  After seven years, Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan was once again proclaimed as the overall champion of the Federation...

ARMM and partners to remove water hyacinth build-up in Maguindanao-Midsayap-Cotabato Area

COTABATO CITY  (Feb. 6, 2017 / ARMM Bureau of Public Information)  – Officials of government agencies, including those under the Autonomous Region in Muslim...

Bayan Muna condemns AFP’s call for all-out war

PRESS RELEASE Bayan Muna, 07 Feb 2017 Bayan Muna Rep.Carlos Isagani Zarate, vice chair of the House Committee on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity today condemned the...

Public lecture and workshops on aromatherapy for mental wellness

The Department of Psychology, the Center of Psychological Extension and Research Services (COPERS), and the Samahan ng Mag-aaral ng Sikolohiyang Filipino (SAMASIKOFIL) of the...

Official Entries: 9th Cinemagis Digital Short Film Festival

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Now on its 9th year, Cinemagis continues to serve as a platform for young and professional filmmakers in Northern...

Bayan Muna dares economic managers to live on 40 pesos a day

Press Release, Bayan Muna, 04 January 2017 Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate and Chairman Neri Colmenares challenged the so-called economic managers blocking the P2,000 Social...

Davao-made mobile game wins multiple accolades at GameOn’s ICT Creatives Awards Night

Young developers from renowned, locally-grown tech company, Ingenuity, received three accolades for their Tamagogo mobile game from the Game Developers Association of the Philippines...

XU programs receive highest accreditation levels from FAAP

XU Communications Office Press Release 13 Dec 2016 The board of the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) approved on Friday, December 9, all three...

Philippines: Armed clashes in Basilan displace nearly 7,000 people

Manila (ICRC) – Nearly 7,000 people have been displaced for more than a month following armed clashes between government security forces and armed groups...

Veteran Activists against the Marcos rehabilitation: “This is our one, true fight!”

“Activists of the 1960s and 1970s of the Philippines, unite and resist the rehabilitation of the fascist criminal and plunderer Marcos!” An organization of activists...

5,000 typhoon-resilient houses to be constructed in Davao City

CITY INFORMATION OFFICE, Davao City, 05 December -- San Miguel Foundation, Pilipinong May Puso Foundation, and National Housing Authority have signed a memorandum of agreement...

Mayor Sara optimistic Davao rehab center will help win war on drugs

Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte was thankful for the new drug rehabilitation center which will be built in Barangay Malagos starting next year. The...

7th Anak OFW Festival in Davao City set for Dec. 4

On December 4, 2016, in People’s Park, Davao City, we will hold the 7th Anak OFW Festival. Anak OFW Festival is a yearly event...

DILG Sec. Sueno: ARMM LGU summit to serve as model for other regions

Davao City (November 30, 2016/ARMM Bureau of Public Information) -- Citing lines from a song, Sec. Ismael Sueno of the Department of Interior and...

ARMM Investment Priorities Plan ready by year end

(November 29, 2016.Cotabato City). The Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is now on the process of...

SELDA to Duterte: Release the 400 now!

News Release 28 November 2016 Govt accountable for death of political detainee SELDA to Duterte: Release the 400 now! SELDA (Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto)...

High-level EAGA meeting opens in Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA (MinDA) -– Ministers and senior officials of the Brunei Darussalam Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) convene here today (Nov....

 Mayor Sara apologizes to mother of child abuse victim

CITY INFORMATION OFFICE -- Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte apologized to the mother of the 2-year-old boy who died following severe physical abuse...

Munato Festival is back-to-back!

By Cherry Marie Irish D. Cruz ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2016) – Merging 2014’s Yesterland Theme Park and 2015’s International Music Festival, Sarangani stages an...

Salamindanaw Asian film festival bares winners

An Indonesian film was announced the winner for best Asian feature film in the recently concluded Salamindanaw Asian Film Festival in General Santos, southern...

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