Mindanao, ASEAN air fares on sale for June-August travel »

Mindanao, ASEAN air fares on sale for June-August travel

CEBU CITY, Philippines/17 April 2012– The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) slashes fares on all its Mindanao routes and ASEAN destinations including Malaysia and Singapore from April 17-19, 2012 or until seats last. This is for travel from June 1 to August 31, 2012. Passengers can buy P288 seats from Cagayan de […]

MRDP gathers Minda people’s orgs on 11 May »

MRDP gathers Minda people’s orgs on 11 May

DAVAO CITY, Philippines/17 April 2012 by Ma. Lucille A. Branzuela—The Mindanao Rural Development Program (MRDP) will be hosting this year’s biggest gathering of people’s organizations (PO) in Mindanao. Dubbed as MRDP PO Congress, the said activity which coincides with the annual farmers’ month celebration will be conducted on May 11 in Davao City and will […]

Climaco bats for non-privatization of Agus hydro power »

Climaco bats for non-privatization of Agus hydro power

DAVAO CITY, Philippines/13 April 2012 by Christian Olasiman–Deputy Speaker and Zamboanga City District I Representative Maria Isabelle “Beng” Climaco here called for the non-privatization of the Agus hydro power, as she presented in brief the current status of measures taken in Congress and the legislative agenda being pursued by the Mindanao lawmakers in ensuring reliable […]

NDF issues statement on Mindanao power crisis »

NDF issues statement on Mindanao power crisis

The National Democratic Front today released its statement on Mindanao power crisis.  The statement is as follows: “While the adverse impact of incessant oil price increases, foreign-owned large-scale destructive mining, and natural calamities continue to batter the people of Mindanao, their sorry plight is further aggravated by a debilitating “power crisis.”  The Aquino government, despite […]

Blaming the Sayyaf »

Blaming the Sayyaf

12 April 2012/by Frencie L. Carreon—While the US forces claimed Basilan as its model for a successful counter-insurgency operation in the early years of this millennium, the Filipino soldiers deployed in the island-province continue to battle for the island residents’ security and safety.  Or, so it seems. Most of these soldiers are not from Mindanao; […]

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