‘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

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

Courtesy of napocor.gov.ph

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. 
Bukidnon News photo 
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.

Bukidnon authorities on alert for ‘Sendong’

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/16 December) Weather and disaster risk reduction and management officials are on alert as tropical storm Sendong unleashed its fury in Mindanao provinces. Continue reading

Bukidnon journalists mark 2nd anniversary of Ampatuan massacre

MALAYBALAY CITY  (Bukidnon News/22 November) Three Bukidnon-based media organizations have jointly organized a local commemoration of the second anniversary of the Ampatuan massacre that killed 32 journalists and media workers on November 23, 2009. Continue reading

Robbers hit Don Carlos grocery

DON CARLOS, Bukidnon (Bukidnon News/10 November) Unidentified men robbed Campoamor Grocers here at about 4:45 pm Thursday carting about P9, 000 cash, initial police report said. Continue reading

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