While the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) was having another significant milestone in the conduct of the plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the peace-loving ‘tri-people’ communities in Tantangan, South Cotabato continues to nurture peace by working together. The people have chosen to find a solution to a decades-long problem of lack of potable water and respect each other’s differences.
Her childhood memory of the small hut where she and her four siblings lived together with her parents was still vivid in the mind of Jean Salazar-de la Torre, the eldest daughter of cacao farmers Ricardo and Erlinda Salazar.
The inviting sweet aroma of ‘sikwate’ or chocolate drink looks deliciously irresistible as it is slowly poured through a ‘batirol’ (a traditional wooden tool to make a chocolate drink), still steaming hot and mouth-watering greeted the visiting PEF team to the cacao processing and development center of Chocolate de San Isidro (CSI). Without doubt, Sikwate speaks for itself, even if one has little background how this local product has been touted to have built the town of San Isidro.
A clinic appointment app that was developed by a Davao-based startup company is set to be launched in Manila.
Talikala, a non-government organization (NGO) that helps prostituted women and children, held a film forum for this year’s Day of No Prostitution on Friday.
The global observance of World Teacher’s Day highlights the heroism of teachers. While the occasion is celebratory, it also provides an opportunity to discuss the issues experienced by teachers and how they played a crucial role in the development of Lumad students and society, in general.
After it gained recognition as the cleanest coastline last year, the Tubajon Aquamarine Park in Misamis Oriental will once again be put on the spotlight as tourism officials from all over the country will visit it when they converge here for a convention on Oct 3-6.
World Championship of Performing Arts Philippines Inc. has conducted a one-day audition at SM Ecoland last September 12 to look for world-class talents in Davao City.
The local government of Misamis Oriental will pour in millions of pesos to develop new tourism sites and to upgrade existing ones as the province is gearing up to host the 36th annual Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (Atop) next month.
After winning in one of the prestigious ironman competitions in the country, Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Lanao del Norte native Satar Salem is setting his sights on future local and international triathlon races.