Feature Stories

DOST-ARMM trains MNLF coops in LDS on micro-entrepreneurship, rice trading industry

ROCAYA SUMNDAD OTICAL YAHYA Marawi City, Lanao del Sur | January 13, 2017 Some 39 cooperatives of the Moro National Liberation Front in Lanao del Sur (MNLF-LDS) underwent a two-day training on the Pamana capacity building program from January 11-13 held at a Function Hall in the city. The provincial office here of the Department … Continue reading DOST-ARMM trains MNLF coops in LDS on micro-entrepreneurship, rice trading industry

TESDA to help victims of Typhoon Niña

Manila (January 8, 2017) — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) said it will help victims of Typhoon Nina that slammed Southern Tagalog last month by providing scholarships to the typhoon victims. TESDA Director General, Secretary Guiling “Gene” Mamondiong has said TESDA is now assessing the areas devastated by the typhoon which include … Continue reading TESDA to help victims of Typhoon Niña

How ‘Halaal’ is your food?

The term Halaal is Arabic which refers to act or thing that Islam allows or requires a Muslim to do. Halaal food is a food that a Muslim is permitted to eat. It is not only pork or swine that is not allowed. It includes all those that are not lawfully acquired and/or not processed … Continue reading How ‘Halaal’ is your food?

Lanao del Norte LGUs viable for Business Registry connectivity

Some local government units in Lanao del Norte province are Business Permit and Licensing System (BPLS) automated and ready to be connected to the Philippine Business Registry (PBR) system.   This was validated during a BPLS Computerization Conference spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in coordination with the Department of Interior and … Continue reading Lanao del Norte LGUs viable for Business Registry connectivity

Cebu Muslim community vows to work for safe Sinulog 2017

CEBU CITY, January 6 -- The Muslim community in Cebu on Friday vowed to work closely with the Police Regional Office Region 7 (PRO 7) to have a safe celebration of Sinulog on Sunday, January 15. Mufti of Cebu and Voice of Islam president Najeeb Rasul made the assurance in a meeting with police officials … Continue reading Cebu Muslim community vows to work for safe Sinulog 2017

Approval translates to expectation

The yearend surveys gave President Duterte “excellent” job approval ratings. Although all the top government officials shed points—an understandable adjustment from the phenomenally high postelection ratings—the President shed the least. This happens despite his stirring up a storm of controversy at every turn and being the focal point of criticism. Survey numbers show the people … Continue reading Approval translates to expectation

Gov Dimaporo inducts Alingan, Macauyag as new Pantar mayor, vice mayor respectively

Lanao del Norte Provincial Governor Imelda Quibranza-Dimaporo inducted Vice-Mayor Hadji Rakim U. Alingan as the new municipal mayor of Pantar, Lanao del Norte replacing the late Mayor Mohammad Exchan G. Limbona who died untimely in an ambush carried out by unidentified perpetrators.