Defending our environmental defenders

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 09/17/2021

On Aug. 23, 2020, Bae Merlin Ansabu Celis, a lumad Manobo leader, was brutally murdered in Magpet, Cotabato. “Four unknown men shot her, slashed her throat, and removed her eyes with a machete,” per one report. Celis…

Military plane carrying 85 people crashes in Jolo–AFP chief

Agence France Presse 07/04/2021

COTABATO,  Philippines — A military plane carrying at least 85 people “missed the runway” and crashed in the restive southern Philippines on Sunday, the armed forces chief said. So far 40 people have been rescued from the…

Another man on Duterte narcolist gunned down

Edwin Fernandez, Jeoffrey Maitem 01/12/2021

LIBUNGAN, Cotabato, Philippines – It was not the first time that unidentified gunmen made an attempt on his life. Barely two years ago, on January 7, 2019, Libungan Mayor Christopher “Amping” Cuan was inside town hall here…

Duterte peace adviser calls for restraint after killing of 9 in Cotabato gun attack

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 08/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr. called for sobriety and restraint on Monday (Aug. 31), in the wake of the killing of nine civilians in a gun attack in Kabacan, Cotabato over the weekend. Unidentified gunmen…

‘User-friendly’ during crisis

Rufa Cagoco-Guiam - @inquirerdotnet 07/13/2020

  More than four months into this so-called “new normal” of having to deal with health precautionary measures on a daily basis, many of us who continue on a “work from home” mode have realized that the…

Advocacy-driven Ludo Golf Tournament raises P6 million for victims of Cotabato earthquake Cebu City, Philippines

Mark Kavin Salomon 01/25/2020

The LUDO Golf Tournament managed to raise P6 million for the victims of the earthquake in Cotabato in October 2019. This was announced during the awarding ceremony of the sporting event last January 18, 2020 at the…

3.9-magnitude quake rocks Cotabato — Phivolcs

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 11/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck a Cotabato town on Sunday morning just days after a magnitude 6.5 quake that hit Mindanao, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Based on its initial earthquake…

Entrepreneur invests in Cebu’s first library café for homegrown authors

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/15/2017

ENTREPRENEUR Caroline Porras, president and chief executive officer of ClintKAMMS Corp., invested about P1 million or another business venture that will serve as home of printed books and a venue for authors to converge and discuss their…

Palma asks faithful to pray for ‘safe Sinulog’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 01/02/2017

AS Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to “pray and trust in the Lord,” he also hoped that last month’s bombings in Hilongos, Leyte and North Cotabato won’t occur during the annual Sinulog celebration. “As what…

Manny, Pacman, Pacquiao

Hidelito Pascual 10/12/2016

I read somewhere a week or so ago about somebody who is no longer watching the Pacquiao vs. Vargas fight next month, because of his disappointment over the Pambansang Kamao’s performance as a member of the Senate.…

Golden Cowrie takes the feast nationwide

PR 10/11/2016

GOLDEN Cowrie and its mall-based brand Hukad sa Golden  Cowrie continue to expand across the Philippines with branches in Digos, Davao del Sur; Cavite; S Maison Mall at Metro Manila, and Mall of Asia, Pasay to open…

Apply St. Teresa’s teachings in your lives, faithful urged

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/05/2016

The faithful are encouraged to apply St. Teresa of Kolkata’s teachings in each one’s life, especially in helping those in need. Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo made this call to the faithful to emulate the heart of…

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