Cagayan de Oro Medical Center’s Ob-Gyne: A complete wellness center for women
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (COMC/19 November) -- Women's health care is among the wide range of top-notch services the Cagayan de Oro Medical Center (COMC) has been known to cater for decades.
ARMM to hold Sports Festival on 18th anniversary
Bayan Muna blames Arroyo’s corrupt regime for Manette’s death and worsening poverty
DAVAO CITY (Bayan Muna-SMR/10 November) -- Bayan Muna blamed here today the Arroyo regime for its immoral and corrupt practices which have condemnably pushed Manette’s suicide and millions of other Filipinos to risk their own lives for survival.
Saudi pledges support for Sulu’s peace, develoment projects
JOLO, Sulu (Sulu Provincial Media Desk/09 November) – Saudi Arabia has pledged to support peace and development projects in Sulu in southern the Philippines.
Sulu Gov. Sakur Tan said they are preparing several proposals for infrastructure and other development projects after Saudi Ambassador to Manila, Mohammed Ameen Wali, assured him of his country's support.
Sarangani cops seize truckloads of hardwood
Nov. 7 is Sheikh Karimul Makhdum Day in the ARMM; declared a holiday
COTABATO CITY (ARMM Bureau of Public Information/06 November) --Regional Governor Datu Zaldy Uy Ampatuan of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) enjoins his constituency to observe Wednesday, November 7, this year, as special public holiday in observance of Sheikh Karimul Makhdum Day.
Davao City High School’s PTA launches supplemental feeding
Landlessness, environmental healh hazards to increase with JPEPA
DAVAO CITY (KMP-Southern Mindanao Region/05 November) -- The militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) Southern Mindanao Region and No Deal! Movement against Unequal Economic Agreements are spearheading today a protest rally against Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) in San Pedro Street, Davao City as the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs is expected to submit its report on JPEPA in the plenary.
BAYAN hits Malacanang on surging oil prices
DAVAO CITY (Bayan-Southern Mindanao/04 November) -- Bagong Alyansang Makabayan is renewing its call to scrap the law that deregulates the oil industry after Malacanang apparently threw in the towel over the skyrocketing oil price increases, which will likely hit come Christmas time.
CDO’s Mayor Jaraula orders special traffic scheme for 2-day holidays
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (City Information Office/31 October) -- Mayor Constantino G. Jaraula has ordered a special traffic scheme on all roads leading to public and private cemeteries in the city in line with the observance of the All Saints and All Souls days on November 1 and 2.
Cotabato City inks waste pact with Ecogov, DENR
Cotabato City inks waste pact with Ecogov, DENR
COTABATO CITY (Cotabato City Public Information and Promotion Division/30 October) -- The City Government of Cotabato reiterated its commitment to strengthen its program on solid waste management as it signed another Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the USAID-GEM 2 Philippine Environmental Governance (EcoGov) Program and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Field Office XII during a simple ceremony held 25 October 2007 at the Office of the City Mayor.
Want to be a soldier? Take the exam
CAMP PANACAN, Davao City (10th Infantry Division/28 October) -- The Army Personnel Management Center (APMC) through its Mobile Team will conduct a one day entrance examination known as the AFP Aptitude Test Battery (AFPATB) for those who are interested to be enlisted soldiers in the Philippine Army on November 10, 2007 at the University of Mindanao Gym, Matina Campus.
Prevailing education system is number 1 teacher’s stressor
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.
Referendum to determine political status of Muslims sought
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.
Southern Mindanao scores a hard hit against water contamination
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.
Voc-tech schools align courses with market needs
Promoting a culture of peace
Host LGUs, business sector laud SMI
Dabawenyo tops geodetic engineering exam
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.
Technical education pushed in Region 12
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.
PDEA holds random drug testing in Davao’s secondary schools
Aid brings new hope to school children in Sibugay and Zambo City
Kidapawan rural areas to get DepEd’s school building projects
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.