Category Archives: Journalism

Defending Journalism

Bayan Muna partylist Representative Carlos Isagani T. Zarate challenges journalists to “take the viewpoint and standpoint for truth and fairness for the people” at the launch Saturday, 18 November, of the book, “Defending Journalism. MindaNews photo by Carolyn O. Arguillas    READ SPEECH 

Journalist, artist are this year’s Datu Bago awardees

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 March) —  An editor in chief of a daily newspaper and a visual artist were conferred the Datu Bago Awards Wednesday night at the Royal Mandaya Hotel. The Datu Bago Awardees Organization, Inc. through its chair, Dr. Guillermo P. Torres, Jr., with the concurrence of Mayor Sara Duterte, conferred the Datu Bago Awards […]

Journalist, artist are this year’s Datu Bago awardees

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 March) —  An editor in chief of a daily newspaper and a visual artist were conferred the Datu Bago Awards Wednesday night at the Royal Mandaya Hotel. The Datu Bago Awardees Organization, Inc. through its chair, Dr. Guillermo P. Torres, Jr., with the concurrence of Mayor Sara Duterte, conferred the Datu Bago Awards […]

Why Chiz Escudero is my Vice President

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Chiz Escudero. I first saw him in Congress. He was the fast rising young representative of Sorsogon then. All eyes were on him. Him and his impossibly forever kunot polo barong. Kunot because he’s here, there, everywhere. I remember whenever I observe at the plenary hall, he often stands up, asks questions from the floor, consults other legislators. In my mind, ang kulit din ng kongresistang ito. He wasn’t like many congressmen who’d just sit and wait for their attendance to be called. Siyempre, crush na crush ko siya noon. Ten Outstanding Young Men awardee, World Economic Forum Young Global

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Mindanaoan.com declared top CDO blog by ICT Awards

It is with utmost humility that I announce that Mindanaoan.com has just been declared as a “Top CDO Blog” in the recently concluded 2014 ICT Awards held at the Activity Center, Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. The ICT Awards, organized by the CDO ICT Business Council, Cagayan de Oro’s main …

Mindanaoan is 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year

It still feels a bit surreal, truth be told. Winning the 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year award and the Best Lifestyle Blog award during the Mindanao Blog Awards 2013 held last October 26, 2013 in Davao City was the farthest thing from my mind. I was there to meet …

Getting married? Here’s how to win a FREE engagement shoot

Getting hitched soon? Here’s a great way for you to save on your wedding preparation expenses! Just visit the One Happy Story Photography booth during the Kasalang Filipino 2013 bridal fair at Centrio Ayala Mall, Cagayan de Oro City from September 13 to 15, 2013. Not only do you get …

Speaking during Social Media Day 2013

I was invited to be the keynote speaker during a Social Media Day 2013 event held at SM City Cagayan de Oro last Sunday, June 30, 2013. The said Social Media Day or SMDay event was just one of the hundreds being celebrated all over the world that day. I …

Investigative journalism seminar for Mindanao bloggers, journalists, citizen media

The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) is inviting Mindanao bloggers, citizen media and journalists to an investigative reporting seminar. This PCIJ investigative reporting seminar will touch on political clans, governance and journalists’ safety. This seminar is open to mid-career and senior Filipino journalists, citizen media, bloggers, researchers, anchors, producers, news managers, editors, contributors, freelance […]

PARFOIS opens Centrio Mall Cagayan de Oro branch

PARFOIS, Europe’s leading fashion accessories brand, finally opened its Ayala Centrio Mall CDO branch and Mindanaoan was not only there to attend the opening…I was also asked to bring blogger-friends and friends from the CDO media community Thankfully, many came and I’m really very thankful! Salamat, salamat! PARFOIS (pronounced as “Par-fwa” which means “sometimes”), founded […]

Covering the Team UNA rally in Bukidnon

It was a really long, tiring day. Woke up at 6 AM, which I rarely do, to start on the tasks. My hardworking staff members were still asleep, having only returned from their overnight propaganda tasks at 5 in the morning! Anyways, after hours of prepara…