Bukidnon creates climate change body

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 9 April) – The Bukidnon provincial government has created the Ecological Solid Waste Management Board (ESWMB) and the Provincial Climate Change Committee (PCCC) with the issuances… »

Bukidnon enacts first ever revenue code

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/8 April) — The Bukidnon provincial board unanimously approved Monday the province’s first ever revenue code. Board member Albert Lagamon said that during the public hearings there were… »

Bukidnon town council seeks probe on “missing” P10.7-M water loan

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/06 April) —   The town council of Malitbog, Bukidnon has passed a resolution seeking a probe on a P10.7 million loan that appeared to have been obtained by… »

Another public hearing sought on Bukidnon’s proposed revenue code

MALAYBALAY CITY  (MindaNews/06 April)  — Several sectors in Bukidnon’s second district want another public hearing on April 7 to air their concerns on the provincial government’s proposed revenue code and… »

Bus stop

Where are we now? A man and his son look out a window as the bus they are riding in pulls over for one of the scheduled stops along its… »

Bukidnon State U inks cooperation programs with ASEAN partners

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 April) – Sixteen teachers and 14 school administrators from Thailand are arriving here over the weekend for a month-long training at the Bukidnon State University… »

Bukidnon governor to support Pulangi V power project if…

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/25 March) – If pushed through, the proposed 300-megawatt Pulangi V hydroelectric power plant in Bukidnon should be run as a government project not as a private undertaking… »

Fresh Milk

A worker transfers the freshly harvested cow’s milk to a chiller to keep it from spoiling at a dairy farm in Manolo Fortich town in Bukidnon on Thursday March 13,… »

Ailing Bukidnon mayor resigns; husband eyed for town council seat but…

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/06 March) – Citing poor health, Mayor Alicia Resus of Maramag town in Bukidnon has resigned effective March 8, but reports said her partymates wanted her husband appointed… »

6 days and counting: Bukidnon marred by long power outages

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 March) – Parts of Bukidnon have been experiencing daily power outages since Feb. 26, a day before Thursday’s Mindanao-wide blackout. In a March 3 text… »

Del Monte airfield in Bukidnon eyed as municipal airport

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/02 March) – – The Bukidnon Kaamulan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (BKCCII) is spearheading the proposal to use the Del Monte Airfield in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon as… »

Bukidnon sets public hearings for provincial revenue code

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 February) – Bukidnon’s move to enact its first ever provincial revenue code will start with public hearings in the 20 municipalities and two component cities of the… »

The Voice

Arts curriculum students of Bukidnon National High School in Malaybalay City perform a musical number Thursday (27 February 2014) in celebration of the National Arts Month. MindaNews photo by Alexandria… »

Bukidnon hosts first ever national language summit

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/ 15 February) – Lordjane Caballero-Dordas from the Panay-Bukidnon tribe was pleased to get acquainted with other indigenous peoples (IPs) in the country. Known in her tribe as… »

Bukidnon SP endorses Hedcor’s 2 power projects

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/11 February) — The Bukidnon Sanggunniang Panlalawigan has “endorsed and supported” Hedcor Bukidnon Inc.’s two hydroelectric power projects in northern Bukidnon that are expected to generate a total… »

Bukidnon skyrunners in Top 5 of Mt. Ugo Asian circuit race

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/09 Feb) — Two skyrunners (high-altitude runners) from Bukidnon made it to the top five in their respective categories in the 2014 Pilipinas Akyathlon/3rd Philippine International Skyrace in… »

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… »

‘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… »

More troops to be deployed to Caraga

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/26 January) – More soldiers will be deployed to the Caraga region in the coming weeks to boost the fight against the New People’s Army (NPA), an Army… »

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… »

Measles cases shoot up in Davao, Bukidnon

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Jan) – Seventeen individuals tested positive for measles in the Davao Region last December, while Bukidnon also reported six suspected cases among children admitted in… »

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,… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

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,… »

Relief goods, rescue teams from Mindanao now in Leyte

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/10 Nov) – Relief and rescue teams from several local government units in Mindanao are now in Leyte to help in the rescue and relief operatons in the… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

No more ‘yellow ladies’ in Bukidnon’s highway

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/08 Oct.) – Bukidnon’s female traffic enforcers have failed in their task to educate motorists obliging the provincial government to stop their services, an official said. Lawyer Alberto… »

Binukid mass, ‘bike for peace’ to highlight national IP Sunday

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 4 Oct) – The Episcopal Commission on Indigenous Peoples (ECIP) of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines will hold its National IP Sunday celebration to be hosted… »

Bukidnon gives premium to food security in proposed new land use plan

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/03 October) — Dolores Dio, 74, is among the few women whose main livelihood is farming in Barangay Sinanglanan, one of Malaybalay’s 46 barangays. Since her husband died… »

Corporate projects in ancestral domains causing conflicts with Lumads, says NCIP-10

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/25 September) – Conflicts between corporations and Lumads or indigenous peoples were among the cases filed before the Regional Hearing Office of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples… »

Bukidnon environment monitor pushes for measurable ECC conditions

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/24 September) – Requirements for an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) to industries should be quantified to ensure easier monitoring, officials of the Bukidnon Multi-partite Environmental Monitoring Task Force… »

PLDT-Philcom upgrade in Bukidnon loses interconnection with Sotelco

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 19 Sept) – The PLDT-Philippine Global Communication (Philcom) and the Southern Telecommunication Company (Sotelco), the two landline telephone companies operating in Bukidnon, are no longer interconnected… »

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