More Visayas, Mindanao provinces under storm signals as Typhoon Basyang nears

King Anthony Perez 02/12/2018

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management councils in Visayas and Mindanao are advised to take appropriate action as Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) maintains its strength, moving towards the direction of Eastern Mindanao. Based on…

Caritas appeals for help in raising P5.8M for Mindanao storm victims

Inquirer 12/28/2017

  Caritas Philippines, the social action arm of the Catholic Church, is urging the faithful to help it raise P5.8 million for its relief efforts for the victims of severe Tropical Storm “Vinta” in Mindanao. Caritas, or…

Cebu’s Muslims asked to support martial law extension in Mindanao

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/17/2017

CEBU’s Muslim communities were called on to support the government’s decision to extend martial law in Mindanao during yesterday’s dialogue. “The fight in Marawi may end but the battle against violent extremism continues. So the end of…

Boat trips canceled due to ‘Urduja’

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/15/2017

  Due to Tropical Storm Urduja’s almost stationary movement, several larger passenger vessels from Cebu bound to Luzon and Mindanao have canceled their voyages scheduled today. As of 5:00 a.m. today, the Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu…

Boat with 5K bags of undocumented rice apprehended off Davao

Inquirer.net 11/19/2017

DAVAO CITY — The Philippine Navy in Eastern Mindanao on Saturday apprehended a boat loaded with 5,000 bags of undocumented rice off the coast of Davao Oriental, authorities on Sunday said. A report from the public affairs…

FEU students to develop literacy app for Muslim kids

PR 10/30/2017

EARL Hilary Marollano, a digital arts student at Far Eastern University (FEU), faces a daunting task. He and other students taking up Information Technology (IT) courses will spend the next few months doing laborious animation work and…

UK alerts citizens vs travel to southern Cebu, Mindanao

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/25/2017

The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued an advisory against travel to Dalaguete and Badian towns in southern Cebu “due to the threat of terrorism.” “Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out…

UK warns citizens of ‘terrorist activity’ in Mindanao

Marc Eric Cosep 10/25/2017

The United Kingdom has issued a travel advisory to warn its citizens against going to western and central parts of Mindanao due to “terrorist activity.” In its government website, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of UK warned…

It’s green and go for CWBL hoops

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 08/27/2017

AFTER a year on the shelf, the Country Wide Basketball League (CWBL) is set to get off the ground, with the opening set for October, said league founder Joe Lipa. The CWBL was supposed to launch last…

Moros, Lumads start “Lakbayan” today

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/22/2017

Indigenous groups from Mindanao arrived in Cebu on Tuesday for their second “Lakbayan sa Nasudnong Minorya” to express objection to President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies that have affected the country’s minorities. About 200 Moros and Lumads are holding…

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