ARMM to participate in Budayaw fest of culture and the arts  

Cotabato City, Philippines — The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will showcase its best in the upcoming International Budayaw Festival from September 20 to 24 in General Santos City. Dubbed ‘Budayaw: 2017 Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Festival of Culture and the Arts’, the event will showcase the diversity of creative …

Young Moro professionals educate Tri-People youth on peace-building

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — In their will to cultivate the “Culture of Peace” in the hearts of Mindanaoan youth, three young Moro professionals shared their knowledge and ideas on peace-building among more than a hundred young Christians, Muslims and Indigenous Peoples (Tri-People) delegates of Youth for Peace Movement TALBOS 3rd Regional Youth Leaders Congress held …

Ex-CBCP Prexy slams inclusion of Bibles in relief items for Marawi evacuees

MANILA, Philippines—Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) former president Monday criticized the alleged giving away of Bibles along with relief goods at evacuation centers for the Marawi siege refugees.   In a statement published at the CBCP news website, Davao Archbishop Fernando Capalla, who once served as CBCP president from 2003 to 2005  said …

50 Lumads in Davao complete skills training

DAVAO CITY, Philippines–– A total of 50 members of the Matigsalug tribe in Marilog here will graduate on Thursday, June 8, from a series of skills training program sponsored by Therma South, Inc. (TSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower). Harvey Lanticse, Branding and Communications Officer of AboitizPower in Mindanao, said the series …

ILPS condemns torture and murder of Indian Maoists and Adivasis captives

The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) condemns in the strongest terms the killing of 28 Maoist revolutionaries and the summary killing of 11 hors de combat after being tortured in Odisha on October 24, 2016. Eleven revolutionaries who were injured in the armed encounter were reportedly captured alive but were subsequently tortured and summarily …