Full Moon Vigil

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  by Alex Baluyut, Panglantaw Mindanao   Along the mountainous boundary between Bukidnon province and Cagayan de Oro City, a Higaonon community in Sitio Tigahon holds a vigil months after typhoon “Sendong” brought heavy rains in the area. The deluge sent river waters breaching its banks, rampaging into the port cities of Cagayan de Oro

Solar Solution

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  by Bernard Julian Patiño, Panglantaw Mindanao   A women farmers association in Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur this year facilitated the installation of simple solar systems in ten of its household members in Barangay Begong for their electricity needs. Each system is capable of powering a couple of light bulbs, a radio and cell phone

Lagarao made in Davao: Nearing a blunt end?

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  by Pamela Chua and Jose Aurelio Lozano, Panglantaw Mindanao   Mindanao is a land of migrants like Rony Saban, a blacksmith running a shop in Bugac, Maa, Davao City. Rony was a teenager when his family moved there from Cebu. His father set up the shop and taught Rony and his brothers the craft

Applications for 2014 certificate courses now open

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Applications for ACFJ’s 2014 Certificate Courses are now being accepted. The application deadline for the first course, Visual Storytelling, is on 15 August 2014. Classes begin on August 30 and end October 30.

Outstanding Works

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Merapi volcanic eruption aftermath     The Merapi volcano, located in Yogyakarta, Indonesia has erupted for several times now; and yet the people who live close to it still come back to settle there. These residents have already lost family members and properties but are not afraid to face imminent danger along their way.  

Alumni association elects new officers

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The Society of Asian Journalists (SAJ) chose its new set of officers during the organization’s general assembly held in Penang, Malaysia, September 26.