AS the Good News this week shows, the Aquino administration is taking dramatic action towards conflict resolution on many fronts. A new era of understanding, development, and growth is being ushered in.
THE recent meeting between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Al Haj Murad Ibrahim in Tokyo has drawn a lot of positive feedback from various fronts.
KEY business leaders from all across Mindanao, including heads and representatives of various industry associations, have engaged national government executives in a series of policy discussions aimed at finding the common ground for addressing crucial economic issues that impact on Mindanao.
THE closure compact between the Philippine Government and the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA) and its political wing, the Cordillera Bodong Administration, has given rise to community development projects fully supported by executives of the region.
ONLY one strike was declared in the first seven months of the year, a first for the industrial relations climate of the country, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported this week.
A natural fiber extracted from coconut husks called “coir” is now being revived to reduce flooding and soil erosion in the waterways of Metro Manila.
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) presented this week its proposed P16.99 billion budget for 2012, an increase of almost P6 billion (or 52.7%) from this year’s P11.12 billion budget.