2 teenagers file charges vs. rape suspect; lawyer: client is presumed innocent

Bukidnon State University students carry placards during a symposium on women and children protection at the BSU gymnasium on March 9. It was done in time for the International Women’s Day and as an indignation of the series of rape incidents involving students. The rape suspect was arrested on March 3.
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MALAYBALAY CITY  – Two teen-age complainants have lodged charges against a man they accused of allegedly raping them in separate incidents in January and February, while its possible there are more victims out there, Oliver Owen Garcia, lead counsel for the victims, told radio station DXBU Friday. Continue reading

Capitol releases tilapia fingerlings to 700 beneficiaries

Provincial administrator Provo Antipasado (third from right) leads distribution ceremonies of 700,000 fingerlings of Tilapia to 700 beneficiaries from southern Bukidnon Wednesday, March 7, at the Capitol Grounds, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.

The distribution was part of the Assistance to Low Income Communities and Settlers (ALICS) project of Gov. Alex Calingasan.Photo by Fredelyn Ragandang/PAIA

BSU students hold internship in Malaysia

Bukidnon State University Social Science Department students, accompanied by faculty members, pose after their presentation on a cultural exchange event in University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Johor Bahru, Malaysia from February 19 to 28, 2012. Thirteen students of sociology, social science, and economics held their on the job training in the university. Bukidnon News photo courtesy of BSU Social Science Department

MALAYBALAY CITY  (Bukidnon News/01 March 2012) As part of the activities of their on-the-job training, 13 students of Bukidnon State University’s Social Science Department went through cultural exposure, educational tour, and energy literacy sessions at the University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Johor Bahru, Malaysia from February 19 to 28, 2012.
UTM is dubbed as Malaysia’s “leading innovation-driven research-intensive university in science and technology”.

The overseas internship, conducted for the first time by the department, was part of the 460-hour OJT requirement among senior students. Continue reading