‘1st Malaybalay summer youth workshops’ begins at BSU Museum

MALAYBALAY CITY  – The 1st Malaybalay Community Summer Youth Training Workshops will begin Monday at the Bukidnon State University Ethno-cultural Museum and will run up to May 12. Continue reading

Media’s help sought on Mindanao’s critical environment situation

GENERAL SANTOS CITY   (Bukidnon News/08 December) The media must dig more and be more critical in the midst of a deteriorating environmental situation in Mindanao, former presidential assistant for Mindanao Jesus Dureza said in the opening  Thursday of the three-day 7th Mindanao Media Summit. Continue reading

[PHOTOS] 2011 Elementary and Secondary level Regional Clustered Meet

Elementary and secondary level delegates from 14 divisions of Region X gathered at Capitol Grounds Friday morning, November 11, during the opening of the 2011 Regional Clustered Meet. (Photo by Hazel Generalao)

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Malaybalay’s Social Action Center pilots 2 villages in leadership drive

MALAYBALAY CITY – (Bukidnon News Dispatch/07 October) To address poverty and lack of livelihood opportunities at the village level, the church has to do its role in social action. In Bukidnon, the Diocese of Malaybalay has changed tack. Before organizing livelihood projects, they are now engaging the communities in a community leadership drive using ‘model villages’. Continue reading

Malaybalay joins World Teachers Day celebration

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/ 05 October) — Schools in the city celebrated the World Teachers Day today with showcases of talents and students’ appreciation.

More than 7,000 students and 270 teachers from Bukidnon National High School (BNHS) held a two-part program with video presentations for teachers and intermission numbers from faculty members. There was also an awarding of loyalty certificates and trophies to educators who have taught at BNHS for 10 years and more. A pageant called “Mr. and Ms. Teacher of the Year,” showcasing the teachers’ talents as well as giving of tokens was also held in the afternoon.

Pariso L. Orong, BNHS principal, said “Not only today, love your teachers and respect them because without them who knows how things will be,” in his message to students during the program. Continue reading

News summit tackles media’s defense vs. violence

CEBU CITY (Bukidnon News Dispatch/03 October)– Who are journalists? Why are journalists being killed? How should journalists defend themselves against violence?

These are only some of the questions asked during the 8th Phillippine Summit on the News Media (Media Nation 8 ) from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 in Marco Polo Plaza here, where the focus was on the country’s reputation as “..the most dangerous place for journalists.”

About 80 leaders of news media organizations in the country engaged in what organizers considered as a no holds-barred talk shop “to explore the heart of the matter and propose solutions to the festering problem of violence against journalists in our time,” according to Pagbabago@pilipinas, a major Media Nation convener. Continue reading

Buseco apologizes; city council: apology not enough on brown outs

MALAYBALAY CITY – (Bukidnon News Dispatch/Sept 30-Oct.1) The Bukidnon
Second Electric Cooperative (Buseco) apologized to the members of the
Malaybalay City Council amid City Councilor Melchor Maramara’s inquiry
on the frequent brownouts in Brgy, Kalasungay, where he lives.

The city council invited Buseco officials including Malaybalay branch
manager Juancho T. Chiong with public relations officer Leonard Lleros
to shed light on the matter during their 35th Regular Session on
Sept.27, 2011. Continue reading