The Moro National Liberation Front–Executive Council of 15 (MNLF-EC15) said that the peace agreement signed today between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GRP-MILF) is “problematic” and accused the Malacanang of abrogating the 1996 First Peace Agreement (FPA) with the MNLF,
Author Archives: MART D. SAMBALUD
More than 300 Moro residents here and elsewhere in the region spill into the streets and a public park here and hang green streamers and buntings in a festive mood to celebrate what they say is “historic” day for the Bangsamoro communities here, as Malacanang and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the peace pact today.
In its recent weather bulletin released today, PAG-ASA said the northward migration of the Siberian High Pressure Area and the establishment of the Ridge of North Pacific High Pressure Area that extended to the north of the country has shifted the wind direction from northeasterly to easterly.
Marbel Bishop Dinualdo D. Gutierrez told DavaoToday that “the prelates of Mindanao are hoping that President Aquino will now heed our calls to stop the Tampakan project, discerning on the protection and preservation of the environment and the life of the Lumad inhabitants in South Cotabato.”
The Department of Education plans to provide a subsidy called the expanded voucher program to finance students enrolling at senior high school (Grades 11 and 12).
The senior high school (SHS) curriculum under the K+12 program of the Department of Education (DepEd) did not sit well with Catholic educators in Mindanao, which branded it as “over-congested” and would likely “cause more problems than offer solutions” to the ailing education sector.
A month after hosting the Davao Regional Athletic Association (DAVRAA), the Davao del province will again host another nationwide sports event this year, dubbed as the Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games on April 6-12, 2014 at Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex (DNSTC).
Heavy rains brought by a low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur Wednesday caused major rivers in Davao del Norte to swell and displaced 158 families in the town of Asuncion.
Compostela Valley province has been declared under state of calamity Tuesday afternoon by virtue of SP Resolution No. 244 series of 2014 as endorsed by its provincial officials in a special session held today.
Residents of the municipality of Santo Tomas, Davao del Norte perform their version of the Sinulog festival celebrating the Feast of Santo Nino here along San Miguel Parish Church led by the Aklan Ati-Atihan Foundation. (Mart D. Sambalud/ davaotoday.com)