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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bukidnon IP groups train to monitor human rights violations

Bukidnon IP groups train to monitor human rights violations

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/30 January) Datu Jomar Libanda from Manalog village in the city’s Upper Pulangi district lamented the government’s alleged neglect of the rights of indigenous peoples. He said,… Read more »

‘Agaton’ postscript:  Impasug-ong town declared under state of calamity

‘Agaton’ postscript: Impasug-ong town declared under state of calamity

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/29 January) The municipal council of Impasug-ong, Bukidnon passed a resolution in a special session today placing the town under state of calamity a week after tropical… Read more »

Provincial govt takes control over sand, gravel operations

Provincial govt takes control over sand, gravel operations

MALAYBALAY CITY(Bukidnon News/28 January)  The provincial government of Bukidnon stopped renewing permits of sand and gravel operators effective this month en route to its assumption of sand and gravel extractions… Read more »

Only 38 of 184 pending murder cases in Bukidnon filed in court

Only 38 of 184 pending murder cases in Bukidnon filed in court

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/16 January 2014) Only 38 of a total of 184 pending cases on murder in Bukidnon have been filed in court, according to the report of Police… Read more »

LPA-induced rains trigger suspension of classes in Malaybalay

LPA-induced rains trigger suspension of classes in Malaybalay

MALAYBALAY CITY  (Bukidnon News/ 14 January)- Mayor Ignacio W. Zubiri has ordered the suspension of classes from pre-school to high school Tuesday afternoon as heavy rains continue to pour in… Read more »

Bishop urges Bukidnon leaders, folks to be peace-builders

Bishop urges Bukidnon leaders, folks to be peace-builders

  MALAYBALAY CITY  (Bukidnon News/ 14 January)– In his New Year’s message, Malaybalay bishop Jose A. Cabantan calls for people’s involvement in peace-building while stressing that for peace to reign… Read more »

1, 810 PDAF scholars in BSU await CHED funding

1, 810 PDAF scholars in BSU await CHED funding

  MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/14 January) — Jourlen Rajal, a Sociology student from Bukidnon State University, used to receive P2,500 every semester from a congressman’s Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)… Read more »

Malaybalay city council wants sacked police chief retained

Malaybalay city council wants sacked police chief retained

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/14 January) The Malaybalay City council passed a resolution urging the Philippine National Police to retain P/Supt. Oscar Jacildo, who was sacked with three other Bukidnon police… Read more »

Goodbye Fr. Bob

Goodbye Fr. Bob

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/11 January) The remains of Jesuit priest Robert “Fr. Bob” W. Cunningham, who died on January 7, was buried Saturday. Cunningham, 91, died at around 4p.m. at… Read more »

4 Bukidnon police chiefs sacked over ‘inaccurate’ crime reports

4 Bukidnon police chiefs sacked over ‘inaccurate’ crime reports

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/11 January)—Four chiefs of police in Bukidnon province have been relieved last week as crime incidents in the province increased by almost half in 2013 from the… Read more »