Hilot to highlight RP participation in World Expo

Hilot, a form of massage unique to the Philippines, will highlight the Philippines’ participation in the Shanghai World Expo in 2010. Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano said the Philippine national pavilion will also feature musical performances and city planning with “Performing Cities as the theme. “The Philippines is a famous …

Green Powerhouse

  U.S. Ambassador Kristie A. Kenney (center) is joined by : Assistant Secretary Salvador Salacup of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Marcelino Remotigue, president of the Northern Mindanao Vegetable Producers Association (NorMinVeggies), Virgilio Leyretana, chairman of the Mindanao Economic Council (MEDCo), and Cagayan de Oro Mayor Constantino Jaraula, as balloons …

National Heritage Month

Cagayan de Oro City (6 May) — This City plays host to the National Heritage Month, which kicked off April 29. Imma Rae D. Gatuslao, acting city tourism officer, disclosed that the city is proud to host such a big event like the opening of the National Heritage Month, which …

Rectal Surgery Scandal

Admin, criminal raps poised vs Cebu hospital personnel May 7, 2008 The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas has recommended the filing of criminal and administrative charges against seven doctors, four nurses, two clinical instructors, and a nursing aide who were implicated in the operating room scandal at the …

Malaysia to withdraw peacekeepers from Mindanao

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia will withdraw its peacekeepers from the southern Philippine region of Mindanao in September, the government said on Monday, dealing a blow to multinational efforts to secure peace in the troubled region. Unarmed Malaysian soldiers have been in Mindanao since 2004 as part of an effort …