Category Archives: Press Release

Boransing turns over manuscript of his memoirs to MSU-IIT History Department

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 Nov) —  A former Vice President of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) here turned over on Monday the original manuscript of his book, “The MSU-IIT Story: Memoirs.” Former Vice President and book author Manaros B. Boransing turned over the manuscript to the Department of History at the […]

Mindanawons complete JICA-funded resource mgt program

Three representatives from Mindanao recently completed a water resources management course in Japan, one of the programs under the JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program. Makmod Pasawilan of the Mindanao Development Authority, Ardi Abril Layugue of the National Economic and Development Authority Region IX, and Arvilyn Omblero, Iligan City Waterworks System joined 15 other young leaders from […]

Asean multi-sectoral forum set in Gingoog City

By Elaine O. Ratunil CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 13 (PIA) — The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in Northern Mindanao in partnership with various government agencies, is set to hold an Asean multi-sectoral forum at the Penthouse, Gingoog City, October 17. In support of the country’s hosting of ASEAN 2017, the activity aimed to generate […]

Record-breaking: 86,000 migratory birds flock to Sarangani in two weeks

RAPTOR HILL, Glan, Sarangani (September 30, 2017) – It was worth the travel on the long and winding road that leads to Raptor Hill in Barangay Rio del Pilar when on September 29 some 54,000 raptors were recorded in the routine day-long watch of a team from the Environmental Conservation and Protection Center (ECPC), Sarangani […]

UP Asian Center’s ‘Tabang Para sa Katawhan’ concert extends relief to MSU ‘internally displaced students’

As expression of fraternal to support to affected students of the Mindanao State University-(MSU) Marawi City Campus, the University of the Philippines through the Asian Center (AC)-organized concert extended a modest financial contribution for the purchase of relief goods distributed recently to select beneficiaries. MSU System Vice President for Academic Affairs Prof. Alma E. Berowa […]

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 […]