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Public hearing for Malaybalay Comprehensive Land Use Plan due today

Public hearing for Malaybalay Comprehensive Land Use Plan due today

LIFE IN THE PLATEAU:   Bukidnon is home*

LIFE IN THE PLATEAU: Bukidnon is home*

By Walter I. Balane We have decided to keep this celebration simple. We initially planned for a grander one but due to many constraints, we backed off.   Still, with… Read more »

Is there large scale mining in proposed ‘minahan ng bayan’ area in Impasug-ong?

Is there large scale mining in proposed ‘minahan ng bayan’ area in Impasug-ong?

IMPASUG-ONG, Bukidnon (Bukidnon News/14 September)– Large-scale chromite mining activities allegedly operating illegally have invaded a proposed “minahang bayan” (people’s mining area) straddling two villages here, the newly-formed caused-oriented group Barog… Read more »

Logs along the Can-ayan to Silae road in Malaybalay City

Logs along the Can-ayan to Silae road in Malaybalay City

Logs cut to smaller parts lay idle in a brook along the road from Can-ayan to Silae villages in Malaybalay City in this photo taken on August 17. Workers using… Read more »

Bamboo eyed as a key livelihood source in Bukidnon

Bamboo eyed as a key livelihood source in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY  (Bukidnon News/22 August) The Bukidnon Kaamulan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. is promoting the use of giant bamboo sticks to be processed into panel boards as a… Read more »

NGO vs. ‘Minahan ng Bayan’ in Impasug-ong: focus on agriculture instead

NGO vs. ‘Minahan ng Bayan’ in Impasug-ong: focus on agriculture instead

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/10 August) The local government of Impasug-ong town should dedicate its time and resources on helping improve and modernize agriculture in the town rather than push for… Read more »

FROM BUKIDNON TO THE WORLD: Hope in global support for vulnerable communities

FROM BUKIDNON TO THE WORLD: Hope in global support for vulnerable communities

By Easterluna Canoy of Kitanglad Integrated NGOs SONGDO, S. Korea (Bukidnon News/03 August) It’s my second time to observe, among the other civil society organizations, a board meeting of the… Read more »

Impasug-ong mayor admits backing proposed ‘Minahang Bayan’

Impasug-ong mayor admits backing proposed ‘Minahang Bayan’

  MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/30 July)  Impasug-ong, Bukidnon mayor Mario Okinlay admitted to reporters Tuesday that he is supporting the declaration of around 2,000 hectares in the town as ‘Minahan… Read more »

‘Minahan ng Bayan’ proposed in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon’s tribal capital

‘Minahan ng Bayan’ proposed in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon’s tribal capital

  MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/27 July) About 2,000 hectares in two of 13 villages are proposed to be declared ‘Minahan ng Bayan’ in the Municipality of Impasug-ong dubbed as the… Read more »

Tropical Storm Gorio Satellite Image

Tropical Storm Gorio Satellite Image

At 4:00 a.m. today, Tropical Depression”GORIO” was estimated based on all available data at 500 km East of Surigao City (9.5°N, 130.4°E) with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph. It is… Read more »