Smart backs ecotourism initiat...

May 22, 2018 by

Tourism and planning officers from local government units in Northern Mindanao recently joined an ecotourism workshop initiated by PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications in partnership with the Department of Tourism–Region 10. The two-day training was designed to enhance ecotourism knowledge among local stakeholders and equip them for the preparation of their tourism plans.

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Marawi and Beyond

May 21, 2018 by

As we approach the first anniversary of the Marawi Siege that started on May 23, 2017, several questions have begun to loom large. What is the future of Marawi? How do we help the thousands of internally displaced persons return to their homes or new surroundings? What will happen to the second draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law now pending in Congress? How do we address the specter of violent extremism that may be spreading to other parts of Mindanao? What is the role of religious leaders? What is the contribution of schools as well as of ordinary communities of Christians, Muslims and indigenous people in building a Culture of Peace?

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Kagay-anon Boxer wins Gold in ...

May 21, 2018 by

Local hero Carlo Paalam joined Team Pilipinas in a strong showing at the recently concluded Elite Category 10th Kostantin Korotkov Memorial International Tournament organized by the Russian Boxing Federation held at the Regional Sports Complex (Stadium im. Lenina) in Khabarovsk, Russia from May 15-20, 2018.

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Power and Water drive R10̵...

May 20, 2018 by

  Coal gains market share, hydropower recovers, oil-fired plants scale down     The Industry Sector in Northern...

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Frozen Lake at Preacher’...

May 19, 2018 by

Awarded Honorable Mention in The Rotarian Magazine Photo Contest among 1,100 entries by the judge, renowned photographer Stephanie Sinclair, who was particularly impressed with his smart choice to use a wide angle lens to capture the frozen lake at Preacher's Point. Abraham Lake in Alberta, Canada is famous for its frozen methane bubbles caught underneath the ice. Dr. Romero is a member in good standing of the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro (Mother Club).

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