Category Archives: Press Release

Marawi crisis won’t stop ARMM investments as indicated by newly-registered P129-M port services project

COTABATO CITY (RBOI-ARMM / 10 Aug) –  A Php129 million port related services project was recently approved for registration by the Regional Board of Investments, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RBOI-ARMM). The Bangsamoro Terminal Services Inc. (BTSI) based at Polloc Freeport, Parang, Maguindanao invested in this project to provide efficient logistics support to the thriving […]

World-class Davao chocolate firm launches new products at IFEX Philippines

One of the chocolate firms that is shaping Davao to become the ‘Cacao Capital of the Philippines’ is launching their new line of ‘fruity and sustainable’ couverture chocolates at the International Food Exhibition (IFEX) Philippines on May 19-21 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila and Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC). “For this year’s IFEX, we’re […]

ARMM starts regional investment road shows

COTABATO CITY  (ARMM-RBOI / April 27, 2017) — The Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) organized yesterday its first Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) Regional Roadshow in Cotabato City for the year 2017. The Plan is focused on the theme “Scaling Up and Dispersing Opportunities” which will serve as […]

ARMM starts regional investment road shows

COTABATO CITY  (ARMM-RBOI / April 27, 2017) — The Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) organized yesterday its first Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) Regional Roadshow in Cotabato City for the year 2017. The Plan is focused on the theme “Scaling Up and Dispersing Opportunities” which will serve as […]

Destination Davao short video-making contest announced

Here’s your chance to show off your creativity, impressive video-making skills, compelling storytelling abilities, and love for Davao City. Join Davao City’s “Destination: A Video-Making Competition,” and win prizes. Now on its third edition, the “Destination: A Video-Making Competition,” aims to encourage Dabawenyos and Davao City visitors — whose interests are filmmaking or production of […]

Destination Davao short video-making contest announced

Here’s your chance to show off your creativity, impressive video-making skills, compelling storytelling abilities, and love for Davao City. Join Davao City’s “Destination: A Video-Making Competition,” and win prizes. Now on its third edition, the “Destination: A Video-Making Competition,” aims to encourage Dabawenyos and Davao City visitors — whose interests are filmmaking or production of […]

200 young Moro leaders attend Lanao Congress

MARAWI CITY — The regional government is committed to uplifting the youth across the region, and it is good to see the youth themselves are also committed to taking action,” ARMM Chief-of-Staff and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA-ARMM) regional OIC-Director Rasol Mitmug Jr. said as he addressed more than 200 youth leaders in […]

‘Ang Mga Mananahi’ signals start of homegrown Bangsamoro theatre group

“Walang kapayapaan dahil walang kalayaan,” Rogelio Braga reminds the audience in his play “Ang Mga Mananahi.” The Office on Bangsamoro Youth Affairs (OBYA) in partnership with the UP Repertory Company and Atisa bring Braga’s play to Cotabato City as part of this year’s Bangsamoro Week of Peace. “Ang Mga Mananahi” will be staged in three […]

Reimposition of death penalty a return to barbarism – Spark

With the expected approbation of House Bill 4727 in the lower chamber of Congress this week, SPARK-Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan commands the youth to rise up against the reimposition of death penalty in the Philippines. According to the group, rationalising the current administration’s show of terror will cause the country to capsize very low, as […]

MILF ends association of children within their ranks

Camp Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat, 18 February 2017 –The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) today released children associated with the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF) and Bangsamoro Islamic Women’s Auxiliary Brigade (BIWAB), ending the recruitment and use of children within their ranks. It is part of a series of ceremonies that will eventually disengage around 1,858 […]

BRIDGe project to increase business investments in ARMM

Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and the Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) — Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) recently signed a Memoramdum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize their partnership through BRIDGe Project called “Brokering Business Investments in the Bangsamoro to Achieve Inclusive Development & Growth” at the Manila Liason Office (MLO) of ARMM […]

Xavier Ateneo grad among Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines

Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan graduate Gimar Reyes was hailed as one of the 2016 Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP). The TOSP awards program honors the country’s most notable students who not only excel academically but also dedicate themselves as exceptional leaders and community servants in order to make a difference in their […]

Xavier Ateneo grad among Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines

Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan graduate Gimar Reyes was hailed as one of the 2016 Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP). The TOSP awards program honors the country’s most notable students who not only excel academically but also dedicate themselves as exceptional leaders and community servants in order to make a difference in their […]

Xavier Ateneo Aggies bag championship at 10th FASMin skills tilt

By Jericho Montellano XU Communications Office  After seven years, Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan was once again proclaimed as the overall champion of the Federation of Agriculture Students in Mindanao (FASMin) Congress and Skills Competition. The tenth installment of the said event, bearing the theme “Food and Nutrition Security Amidst Challenges in Climate Change,” […]

ARMM and partners to remove water hyacinth build-up in Maguindanao-Midsayap-Cotabato Area

COTABATO CITY  (Feb. 6, 2017 / ARMM Bureau of Public Information)  – Officials of government agencies, including those under the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), were convened on Monday, February 6, at the Office of the Regional Governor for a coordination meeting on the current build-up of water hyacinth in parts of Maguindanao and Cotabato […]

Public lecture and workshops on aromatherapy for mental wellness

The Department of Psychology, the Center of Psychological Extension and Research Services (COPERS), and the Samahan ng Mag-aaral ng Sikolohiyang Filipino (SAMASIKOFIL) of the Ateneo de Davao University are inviting the community of psychologists and helping practitioners to a Public Lecture on Mental Wellness And Aromatherapy with Ms. Winnie Fannon of Singapore’s Republic Polytechnic as […]

Official Entries: 9th Cinemagis Digital Short Film Festival

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Now on its 9th year, Cinemagis continues to serve as a platform for young and professional filmmakers in Northern Mindanao to pour out their passion, stories and filmmaking skills, and for cultivating the experience and growth of local film audiences. This year’s festival shortlisted five professional entries, 12 student films, […]

Davao-made mobile game wins multiple accolades at GameOn’s ICT Creatives Awards Night

Young developers from renowned, locally-grown tech company, Ingenuity, received three accolades for their Tamagogo mobile game from the Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP) at the GameOn! ICT Creatives Awards Night. GDAP has been recognizing game developers since 2011. The organization rewards student and studio developers. Ingenuity is one of the few participants who […]

XU programs receive highest accreditation levels from FAAP

XU Communications Office Press Release 13 Dec 2016 The board of the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) approved on Friday, December 9, all three applications of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan for the highest levels of accreditation. The Level IV accreditation of XU’s Tertiary Core Programs (arts and sciences, accountancy and […]