Religious Leaders Challenged to Blaze Peace Search as IRSMP Fetes 2008 Gains

LOCAL religious leaders have been challenged to take a more pre-eminent role in helping society resolve Mindanao’s Bangsamoro conflict, particularly amid the impasse in the negotiation between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Inter-Religious Solidarity Movement for Peace (IRSMP) Catholic convenor Fr. Angel C. Calvo raised this imperative during the organization’s […]

Sectors Sign Pact Vs Illegal Child Trafficking

AN agreement to strengthen networking between implementing bodies to combat child trafficking was inked recently. The agreement called for local government agencies and non-government organizations to adopt the Philippine Human Rights Standards to combat the problem on child trafficking in the city. The creation of the memorandum of understanding was approved by the Inter-Agency Council […]

Sama Badjaos’ National Association Marks 3rd Anniversary

Zamboanga City – THE seafaring and nomadic Sama Badjaos unleashed their colorful costumes, unique dances and traditional music last November 25 in an effort to boost their cultural recognition in society. The event, which was held at the city’s Plaza Pershing, was part of the third year celebration of the tribal association called the National […]