FOREST FIRE: WARNING UP VS. INDONESIAN SMOG IN MINDANAO

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) has cautioned residents over the weekend about the possible spread of “unhealthy smog” in the area due to the raging forest fires in Indonesia.  In … Continue reading FOREST FIRE: WARNING UP VS. INDONESIAN SMOG IN MINDANAO

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Duterte signs law creating Davao International Airport Authority

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the law creating the Davao International Airport Authority (DIAA) to manage the Francisco Bangoy International Airport and other airports in the Davao region. Malacañang on Tuesday released to the media Republic Act No. 11457 or … Continue reading Duterte signs law creating Davao International Airport Authority

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Institute of Sulu and Mindanao Traditional Arts to preserve Mindanao traditional arts

Two Mindanao legislators have filed a bill pushing for the protection, preservation and promotion of traditional arts in Southern Philippines through the creation of the Institute of Sulu and Mindanao Traditional Arts, or INSUMINTRA. Noting the island’s cultural diversity, House … Continue reading Institute of Sulu and Mindanao Traditional Arts to preserve Mindanao traditional arts

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ANDANAR: Maguindanao massacre decision out by November

A court decision on the Maguindanao massacre may be out before its 10th anniversary in November, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar said Friday. “The court has already deemed the case as submitted for decision, and barring unforeseen … Continue reading ANDANAR: Maguindanao massacre decision out by November

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NOGRALES: Sultan Kudarat blast shows need to fast-track normalization

We hope that our partners in peace will remain steadfast in their commitment to the peace Malacañang said the explosion in a public market in Isulan town, Sultan Kudarat on Saturday (Sept. 7) shows the need to fast-track the normalization … Continue reading NOGRALES: Sultan Kudarat blast shows need to fast-track normalization

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PNP chief open to Mindanao martial law extension

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde is open to the possibility of extending martial law in Mindanao following the deadly explosion in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat. Albayalde made the comment in reaction to Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea’s statement … Continue reading PNP chief open to Mindanao martial law extension

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MinDA to redesign Mindanao 2020 peace, development agenda

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said it is redesigning the Mindanao 2020 Peace and Development Framework to make it aligned with recent developments and ensure the island’s contribution to development targets towards 2030. MinDA Executive Director Janet Lopoz cited “game-changing” … Continue reading MinDA to redesign Mindanao 2020 peace, development agenda

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THE DURIAN BEAT: Duterte and the race to peace in Mindanao

By Roger M. Balanza President Rodrigo Duterte is racing against time to meet a deadline for the approval of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Congress itself is working overtime in putting the finishing touches and the eventual approval of  the … Continue reading THE DURIAN BEAT: Duterte and the race to peace in Mindanao

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