Category Archives: ched

PEACETALK: The NCMF and its role in addressing the cultural concerns of the Muslim Filipinos

[Commissioner Yusuf Roque Morales of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) wrote his piece to highlight the mandates of his office in the field of culture and its different aspects. “Considering that one of the crucial defenses and elements to counter violent extremism is cultural preservation and propagation, this article aims to highlight the […]

Knowledge Society – Are we becoming one?

I found some blogposts from my long-lost blog, Reflections on the Bangsa Moro, which dealt with Knowledge Society. This goes well with my post in this blog — Knowledge Society – Senate hearings and Philippine Energy sector.  I thought it would be appropriate to re-blog my old posts. I wrote these pieces from 2003-2007. I taught at… Read More Knowledge Society – Are we becoming one?

School president in drug controversy goes on study leave

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 05 March) – A school official accused of keeping in his possession shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) worth around P500,000 has gone on a yearlong study leave. The board of trustees of the state-run Cotabato Foundation College for Science and Technology (CFCST) in Arakan, North Cotabato has approved the leave of Dr. Samson […]

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Free tuition for students of SUCs under 2017 nat’l budget

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/16 December) — Students who will enroll in any state college or university, including the University of the Philippines, will no longer pay for tuition fee starting next school year as it will now be funded under the 2017 national budget. In a press release, Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the senate committee […]