North Cotabato Gov. Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza and Aleosan Mayor Loreto Cabaya explain the differences between the GPH-MILF Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro signed in Malacanan Palace on October 15, 2012, and the 2008 Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain (MOA-AD) whose scheduled signing on August 5, 2008 was stopped when the Supreme Court a day earlier, granted the petition filed by the North Cotabato government for a temporary restraining order.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/03 September) — Erstwhile sleepy towns in North Cotabato last week took center stage as they played host to some of the activities of the week-long Kalivungan Festival.
Aleosan Mayor Loreto Cabaya said distributing the hosting of the events to different towns allowed residents to actively take part in the celebration. Usually, festivals are held only in the province’s seat of government in Amas, Kidapawan City.
“The people in the sleepy towns enjoyed and (the events) made these towns alive,” said Cabaya. Read More »