The Philippine Eagle Foundation has announced its plan to release two new eagles into the wild of Mt. Kitanglad Range Natural Park in January 2009.
This is despite the death of a Philippine Eagle named “Kagsabua” (unity) in July 2007, which it released just months earlier.
“What happened to Kagsabua is not a stumbling block,” a PEF official said in this report at MindaNews.com.
The organizers of the Second Mindanao Bloggers Summit in General Santos City did it.
MBS2 was a huge success looking at parameters such as number of participants, media mileage, impact, and preparations.
Bongga ang food, presentations, and gimik, and I heard the tour was fuhhhhn, too!
OK pud ang hosting, including the choice of masters of ceremonies.
We stayed in East Asia Royale Hotel and it was also good. Read More…
To survive, a series of austerity waves splashed our small newsroom and over the past months it has affected operations.
Until one day, the publisher announced retrenchment or downsizing or whatever.
We will be forced to squeeze limited resources, go the extra mile, bid goodbye to some close colleagues just to stay alive.
This is the best time to do “magic” from little resources to big dreams. Read More…
The better way to teach journalism in campus is to train them to write for life.
Perhaps, that’s a motherhood phrase.
What I really wanted to say is to go beyond competition mode.
But making the students practice campus journalism more might do miracles and fish more youth to the craft of factual reporting. Read More…
After months of introducing the concept of blogging to people I cross path with, two groups finally agreed to let me create a blog on their behalf.
I agreed to create the blog of a Valencia City-based family, the Jardinicos, who are considered to be among the worst fire victims in the country at www.jardinico12.wordpresscom. Also, I am introducing the blog of the Kalasungay Association of Professionals, a group composed mostly of residents of a lumad-dominated community in Malaybalay City at www.kalasungay.wordpress.com.
I have agreed to create these on their behalf with an understanding that this is only instructional on my part and that they will later on take over the administration of their own blogs.
This is part of my little way to spread the “gospel of blogging” to those whose voices deserved to be heard but are not yet equipped to do it via blogging.
This is in addition to the community blog I created in June 2007 to promote the campaign to let peoples and communities blog about themselves.
I recognize the great difficulties I encountered in convincing many groups to join the blogging community. But I also respect and accept that they also have equally difficult hurdles to step up to a platform still unfamiliar to them.
I hope this will bear fruit, especially for their respective aspirations.