DAVAO CITY (Gabriela/26 October) -- “We want to advance our education to cope up with the new millennium. But how can we advance when we cannot solve our basic problems?” Gabriela party-list Rep. Luz Ilagan, said.
MANILA (Philippine Council for Islam and Democracy/25 October) -- Respecting the Bangsamoro’s right to self-determination and holding a referendum are significant steps towards bringing peace to Muslim Mindanao. This was the assertion made by Prof. Abhoud Syed Lingga at a media forum entitled, “Rethinking State Policies and Minority Rights: Getting the Mindanao Peace Process Moving” organized by the Philippine Council for Islam and Democracy (PCID). The forum, sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), was held at Club Filipino last October 24.
He's also a loyal son of Sarangani Bay. Last week, Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao helped score a 'hard hit' against water contamination – a serious problem of local governments along Sarangani Bay in Southern Mindanao where waterborne disease is a growing threat.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 October) –This year’s topnotcher in the Geodetic Engineer licensure examination is a Dabawenyo, a graduate of the John Paul II College of Davao.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/25 July) – Technical education officials plan to transform several public high schools in Region 12 or Southwestern Mindanao into centers of technical and vocational learning as part of its bid to produce more highly skilled workers and professionals from the area.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / June 29) – Some rural communities of this city would get part of the P50-million new school building projects intended to benefit the tri-people communities of the city.