PNoy asked to order transfer of 3 power barges from Panay to Mindanao

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MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/12 March) – President Benigno Aquino III
has been urged to intervene in the impending power shortage in
Mindanao by ordering to forgo the sale of three power barges presently
stationed in Panay Island and temporarily transfer it to appropriate
stations in Mindanao.

In asking Aquino to intervene, Nestor Degoma, president of the Power
Alternative Agenda for Mindanao (Palag Mindanao), different sectors
are now asking for drastic and decisive moves to help avert the
impending power shortage in the island. Continue reading


Lumad, Moro leaders reaffirm kinship, sign covenant

Iligan City-based Datu Diamla Rolando So-ong (right), over-all head claimant of an ancestral domain in Lanao del Norte embraces Hajji Datu Ismael Gonzales after they exchanged tokens during the IP-Moro reaffirmation of kinship in Songco, Lantapan, Bukidnon on March 8. 
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SONGCO, Lantapan, Bukidnon  – Representatives of eight Moro tribes and most of the Lumad or non-Islamized tribes in Mindanao yesterday signed a five-point kinship covenant in a gathering here filled with festive remembrance of historical relationships and aspirations for peace and unity in the island.

‘Pantaron Range, one of PH’s largest remaining forest blocks’ – MinDA

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – (Bukidnon News/13 December 2011) The Pantaron Mountain Range, which straddles Bukidnon and the Agusan provinces is one of the largest remaining forest blocks in the country, Sec. Lualhati Antonino, chair of the Mindanao Development Authority told reporters attending the 7th Mindanao Media Summit last week. 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

Climbers, energy foundation launch light systems for families, communities

MALAYBALAY CITY- Eighty-three families belonging to off-grid communities along Mt. Dulang-dulang of Kitanglad Range will be given light in the form of solar lamps (otherwise called  Portable Solar Home Systems) on November 26-27 as a start of ‘Hike for Light 2011’ campaigned by Solar Energy Foundation (SEF) in partnership with Kaya ng Pinoy Foundation (KPF) and mountaineering societies in the country. Continue reading

New outdoor shop opens in Valencia City

VALENCIA CITY (Bukidnon News/21 November) – Bukidnon Outdoor
Adventures (BOA), a new outdoor shop opens in Valencia City, Bukidnon
today. Continue reading

PNoy to launch water, river program in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/19 November) President Benigno Aquino III is expected to lead launching rites of the Mindanao Development Authority’s Nurturing Our Waters (MindaNOW) program here tentatively on November 28, MinDA Sec. Luwalhati R. Antonino told Bukidnon Gov. Alex Calingasan in her letter on November 17. Continue reading