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Bio-piracy, mining threaten new Unesco World Heritage site in Mindanao

RESEARCHERS explore the pygmy forest.

After 15 years, the Philippines has successfully inscribed another site to the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (Unesco).

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Workshops on green education to be held in Mindanao, Visayas

“Towrad a Green Education in the Philippines: Workshops on Teaching the Environment and Climate Change Impacts in the New General Education Curriculum” will be held on June 20-21 at La Salle University (LSU), Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental, and June 27-28 at the University of San Agustin (USA), Iloilo City.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Why UN Habitat named CDO an ‘emerging city of tomorrow’

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MACASANDIG Sports hall converted into an evacuation center during Supertyphoon “Yolanda”

Cagayan de Oro City (CDO) has been named an “emerging city of tomorrow” in this year’s World Urban Forum in Colombia organized by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat).

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lumad Basakanon reclaims Aliwan Fiesta crown with fourth win

LUMAD Basakanon for Sinulog of Cebu

Five years after reaching Hall of Fame status in the Aliwan Fiesta streetdance championships, Lumad Basakanon representing the Sinulog of Cebu bagged the prize for the fourth time, besting contingents from around the country.   The Meguyaya festival of Upi, Maguindanao, took second place while the T’nalak festival of Sto Niño, South Cotabato, emerged third. [...]

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Coffee-table book plots history of Jesuit missions in Mindanao

ARCHIVAL photos complement stories in the book “Jesuits in Mindanao, The Mission.”

The “time (has come) for those in the fringes” to shine, writes Roberto Salva about the latest thrust of Filipino Jesuits to prioritize Mindanao in their ministry, especially after the recent election of Fr. Antonio Moreno, SJ, as provincial of the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus, the first provincial to hail from Mindanao.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »