Kids.They never get tired of playing around. Laugning around.And I never get tired of taking pictures of them
Just one of those lazy-days waiting in the LRT Station.Playing with my camera’s shutter speed…
A street “wanderer” dozes off beside a Hilux.Talk about the ironies of this world.
Malawak na Alyansa sa Pagresolba sa Baha, Binuo sa Cotabato City By Frenz Laureta (UnYPhil Women/KuMuNet) Pormal na inilunsad ang Kilos Cotabateño o ang alyansa sa pagresolba sa problema sa baha. Nagsilbing convenor ng naturang alyansa ang pang-masang organisasyon, simbahan, youth organizations, government employees union, at mga indibidwal. Kasabay ng naturang paglunsad ay ang isang
|“What is striking is to hear in the discussions and debates the sensitivity of the parties to feelings of the other. You can almost hear the words “feelings and positions” used almost interchangeably. With this long drawn-armed conflict spanning almost four generations, everyone is as much a victim as the other in various capacities. That is why due considerations to feelings is as important as the positional demands of so-called “hard” issues.” |
For the first time since the GPH-MILF Peace Talks resumed under the Aquino administration, representatives from the women and civil society organizations from Mindanao were allowed to observe the four-day negotiations at the Palace of the Golden Horses, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia last August 21-25, 2013. Three CSO leaders attended namely, Patricia M. Sarenas, Chair of the Mindanao Coalition of Development NGO Networks, Salic Ibrahim, Co-Chair of the Mindanao Peoples Caucus (MPC) and Mary Ann M. Arnado, Secretary General of MPC and representative of the Women Engaged in Action on 1325 (WeAct1325).
Last week, August 21 was holiday that most of our present generation does not really know or care why it was a holiday. Some are saying that they know Ninoy Aquino as the father of our President Noynoy Aquino. But … Continue reading →
A year ago, The Urban Walker was nominated and won a spot in the Emerging Influential Blogs 2012. Time flies so fast and now, the same blog recognition project is on for the influencers of 2013.
This year is the 7th year for the long running writing……
A streetchild enjoying a hot cup of instant noodle along one of those not-so-busy streets in Manila.
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao is in need of reform-minded, dynamic, competent and deserving personnel. The Qualification Standards are included in the attached files, arranged according to office/agency. Interested applicants for the positions of the different line agencies, except those under RPDO and DepEd, shall have their applications duly received on or before September […]
The largest gathering of early morning joggers?
Just like these kids. I was an observer…I was also amazed by the number of people marching on to shout their concerns on the road…
A River that only exist during rainy seasons.The Taft River.
Bismillah.I don’t have anything noteworthy to say about the issue on the recent Pork-Barrel Scam. In fact, there are still a lot of things I don’t understand about this issue (and I don’t have much time to read about all the stuff about them ><)B…
At least 1 dead while eight were hurt in a bus accident in Cebu City involving CERES bus. It might be too early to form a conclusion but accidents like these could have been prevented, infrastructure wise. According to Cebu Daily News, the bus fell…
Okay…This is definitely not healthy.But what choice do these people have? They cannot get out of their homes in times of great floods. they have to cross the raging “river” that only comes when its raining…
Assalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakatuhu! HAJJ 1434 is impending, thus for those who are planning to perform HAJJ this year, start studying “Hajj Jurisprudence” now. Just download these (part 1-10) lectures of Dr Bilal Philips about “THE SOUL …
Intramuros as seen from our building during one of those heavy rainfall in Manila.
Nope that’s not fog. It’s rain.During those rainy days brought bu Bagyong Maring last August 12, 2013
A little girl peeks out the gate as the flood enters their gate…Being stranded for some days due to flood is a common happening here in this place.
KUALA LUMPUR (MindaNews/22 August) – The government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace panels resumed talks at 9:45 a.m. today (Thursday) in this Malaysian capital in the presence of observers from the House of Representatives, Mindanao civil society and the Bangsamoro Transition Commission.
This is the first time in the 16-year history of the peace talks between the Philippine government (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) that observers from various sectors are represented. “We are also joined in today’s Opening Ceremony by an unprecedented number of observers – a glowing affirmation that we need the whole village to build peace,” GPH peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer said.
It is the first time since 2001 that civil society representatives from Mindanao are attending the GPH-MILF peace talks in Kuala Lumpur as observers.
FASTRAC magbibigay ng technical support sa FAB Annexes at Bangsamoro Basic Law By Tu Alid Alfonso (UNYPAD/KuMuNet) Umuusad na ang binuong partnership ng United Nations, World Bank at Moro Islamic Liberation Front na “Facility for Advisory Support for Transition Capacities o FASTRAC” na syang magbibigay ng technical assistance sa MILF para sa nalalabing dalawang annexes
Stories of displacement in Mindanao continuously occurs despite the hope that flourished after the signing of the historical Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro on October 2012. It seems that the hope for peace and prosperity in the land is not only hampered by the widely known Mindanao problem on historical injustices but also by other […]
Mayta’ di’ kitaniyu makahibal bilang hambuuk ummat? Mayta’ di’ kitaniyu makalawag hambuuk tunggal nakura’? Mayta’ kitaniyu masi-masi napupulak-kanat? Ku’nu baha; dumatung in waktu mahambuuk na kitaniyu katán?
By Farida Dalandan LAKE SEBU, South Cotabato (August 19, 2013) – The Maguindanao Peace Advocates (MPA) for Clean, Honest, Accountable, Meaningful – Secured and Fair Elections (CHAMP-SAFE), a broad coalition of the Civil Society Organizations in Central Mindanao and State Security Sector, started yesterday, August 18, 2013, its first strategic planning held at the Mountain
|Nagbaha’ ha Taft|
Iyabutan na isab kami sin ulan matigda’ diy ha hula’ Manila. Ulan matigda’ agaran sin hangin makusug. Di’ isab mabilang unus in kaybanan, sa sibu’ da in guwa’ niya: Maglakab-baha’ na isab ha kaybanan lugal; masuspend na isab in klas sin kaiskul-iskulan (magkalapay ra sambil kami ha medschool; ampa bukun langug bang masuspend in class pasal kami bata; iskul da in magmula). Di’ magkaubus in hangaka tahun sin wayruun lumabay ulan dakula’ pa hula’ ini. Gaid sin bunnal in bayta’ sin kamáasan sin awn tuud mulka’ ha hula’ ini.
|Limubung na in bata’-bata’ ini ha baha’|
Bang mag-ulan matigda’ ha hula’ kalasahan, gamman bayaan aku mamaygu’ ulan. Katumtuman in waktu bata’-bata’ pa sin magdágan-dágan kami iban mga bagay ku, iban kappal-kappal namu’ hiyuhukutan (in kappal-kappal manjari tsinelas, galun-galun, bunut, luluunan miniral, atawa kan dahun malaggu’). Sa’ dayndiy ha Manila? Sulay kaw mamaygu’ ulan, dugayng in tubig niya. Mahaggut ubus bukun, gamman kaw isab kalummian.
SENATOR Cynthia Villar filed a bill to institutionalize a national standard in preparing “halal foods” to be on par with world-accepted guidelines observed in all abattoirs, outlets, hotels, restaurants and other service establishments. In Senate Bill No.312 or the Philippine Halal Act, author Sen. Villar wants ”to protect the interest of the people for clean, […]
PHILSTAR By Roel Pareño (philstar.com) | Updated August 15, 2013 ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chair Nur Misuari has “established” a federated state and named him as the president following the declaration of independence early this week in Sulu province, an MNLF official said. In a statement, Murshi Ibrahim, Misuari’s chief […]
8th Pan – European Conference on International Relations
Theme: One International Relations or Many? Multiple Worlds, Multiple Crises
Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 September 2013
Organised by the ECPR Standing Group on International Relations and EISA in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw and the Polish Association for
Just a brief reflection about the Eidl Fitr dinner last night at Malacanang. Since time in memorial, the Muslim Mindanao problem has cause the destruction of lives and resources from our government and our people. Unfortunately, some of our Muslim … Continue reading →
For this year’s Eidl Fitr, I had a mixed experience of being confused and funny at the same time. Like most Muslims who are awake in the middle of the night, after praying Tahadjud (explain) while waiting for the Sawul … Continue reading →