Science and technology has helped farmers in Davao Region in terms of disaster preparedness of recent typhoons and from improving their livelihood, a regional government executive said.
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To stop the military offensive in Central Mindanao and resume the course of the peace process with the Moro secessionist group, a peace network said President Benigno Aquino III is still the best person to make this happen.
It is still business as usual for the Asian Development Bank in the wake of the Mamasapano incident, as 16 of its representatives visited Davao City recently to meet with the Mindanao Development Authority for its ongoing projects.
The resignation of national police chief Alan Purisima over the botched operation in Mamasapano did not satisfy a partylist lawmaker and a Catholic priest, who both blamed President Benigno Aquino III as they urged him to resign and face a probe on this matter.
Mindanao interfaith leaders extended tribute to Catholic nun Sr. Antonietta Go of the Religious Good Shepherd who passed away Thursday from pancreatic cancer, by recognizing her advocacies for the indigenous peoples, trafficked minors and workers.
The Philippine Palm Oil Development Council wants government to support its road map of developing 300,000 hectares for oil palm in the next ten years with Mindanao as a main investment area.
Children with a rare blood condition have something to look forward to in 2015 as fund-raisers announced they are prepped up to support their treatment.
The legal counsel of the government peace panel expressed confidence that Congress will finalize the Bangsamoro Basic Law by March that will mandate the administrative and economic functions of the new Bangsamoro autonomous region.
The early pullout of the Metro Manila Filmfest winner “Bonifacio Ang Unang Pangulo (Bonifacio the First President)” from theatres by a big mall here due to poor ticket sales drew flak from progressive leaders.
The first story of Christmas was the story of Jesus’ parents who arrived at Bethlehem from a long trip and went from house to house to find a bed so that they can sleep from a long trek. They could only find a haystack in a farm for a bed; but it was from such a lowly, humble place that the story of hope, faith and love began.