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PACE OF PEACE:  Education and empowerment through gender and development 

PACE OF PEACE: Education and empowerment through gender and development 

By Lourdes G. dela Torre, Ph.D MARAMAG, Bukidnon (BukidnonNews.Net/30 December 2016) The concerns for Gender and Development has been given emphasis internationally by the Convention on the Elimination of all… Read more »

Bukidnon Lumads, other officials welcome GPH-NDF ceasefire

Bukidnon Lumads, other officials welcome GPH-NDF ceasefire

MALAYBALAY CITY (BukidnonNews.Net/27 August) The  Lumads (Indigenous Peoples) of Bukidnon, many of them caught in the crossfire of the decades old conflict between the Philippine government (GPH) and the National Democratic… Read more »

KUMOSTAHAY 2015:  A media-initiated citizens-LGUs dialogue on good governance

KUMOSTAHAY 2015: A media-initiated citizens-LGUs dialogue on good governance

(A component of the Piniyalan 2013-2016: Reporting Governance Project, a partnership between community partners, BukidnonNews.Net and DXDB-Radyo Bandilyo-AM594 Malaybalay, with support from Diocese of Malaybalay Bishop Jose A. Cabantan, and… Read more »

“Respect needed for peace in Mt. Kitanglad”

“Respect needed for peace in Mt. Kitanglad”

MALAYBALAY CITY (BukidnonNews.Net/13 April 2015) Respect the spirits that keep watch over the environment to preserve the peace in Mt. Kitanglad, said the spiritual leader of the Bukidnon Daraghuyan tribe… Read more »

LTFRB-10 chief: RTMI had lapses but ‘won’t affect their franchise’

LTFRB-10 chief: RTMI had lapses but ‘won’t affect their franchise’

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News.Net/12 December) The Rural Transit Mindanao Inc. (RTMI) had committed lapses when they did not report to police that they have received text messages from unknown persons… Read more »

Wao group backs Bangsamoro entity; but seeks town’s exclusion

Wao group backs Bangsamoro entity; but seeks town’s exclusion

MALAYBALAY CITY – A civil society organization in Wao, Lanao del Sur has confirmed that they are gathering thousands of supporters Thursday to express support to the Comprehensive Agreement for… Read more »

Are women limited only to ‘household’ themes on community radio?

Are women limited only to ‘household’ themes on community radio?

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/08 February) Are most women on community radio given roles that are only ‘extension’ of their roles in the households? Dr. Lourdes G. Dela Torre, head of… Read more »

DepEd Sec. Luistro says sorry, seeks forgiveness from Lumads

DepEd Sec. Luistro says sorry, seeks forgiveness from Lumads

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/02 Feb) Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Friday apologized and asked Lumads (indigenous peoples) for forgiveness for the government’s failure to give “genuine attention to IP culture… 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 »

Freedom Park turns into month-long ‘Kasadya’ hub

Freedom Park turns into month-long ‘Kasadya’ hub

    MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/ 16 December)— It’s Christmastime again and as what was done last year, the Freedom Park was turned into a month-long night café. Families, fun… Read more »