Articles with the tag "Mindanao" (68)

Mount Apo, also known locally as Apo Sandawa, is a large solfataric, dormant stratovolcano on the island of Mindanao, Philippines. With an elevation of 2,954 meters (9,692 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in the Philippine Archipelago and is located between Davao City and Davao del Sur province in Region XI and Cotabato in Region XII.
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Published on 21/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Fauna and flora
Tags: Apo Island, Mindanao, Volcano
General Santos City or "GenSan" is in the province of South Cotabato in the Philippines. It is a highly urbanized city located at the southern portion of South Cotabato, but perhaps its biggest claim to fame is that boxer Manny Pacquiao is a native. It is known as "The Tuna Capital of the Philippines". General Santos is also home to a lot of media practitioners and media companies.
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Published on 13/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Mindanao
Iligan is a city in the northeastern coast of Mindanao, surrounded by the towns of Baloi and Linamon of Lanao del Norte on the south, the town of Lugait of Misamis Oriental on the north, and the land of Lanao del Sur and Bukidnon on the east and Iligan Bay on the west.
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Iligan, Mindanao
Davao City, officially the City of Davao, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the island of Mindanao, Philippines. The city has a total land area of 2,443.61 km2 (943.48 sq mi), making it the largest city in the Philippines in terms of land area. It is the third-most populous city in the Philippines after Quezon City and Manila, and the most populous in Mindanao.
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Published on 09/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Davao, Mindanao
The tiny Christian minority in Jolo, Philippines – a majority-Muslim area in an overwhelmingly Catholic nation – has seen renewed energy in its churches now that its faith has been “tested by fire,” Monsignor Romeo S. Saniel, vicar administrator of the Vicariate of Jolo, told Breitbart News in an interview on Tuesday.
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Published on 20/11/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: News and Events, Opinion, Religion
Tags: Cathedral, Christian, Church, Duterte, Marawi, Mindanao, Muslim
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 September) — A recent initiative to aggressively push for the inclusion of Mindanao’s identities, cultures, politics, languages, folkways, tales, as well as traditional conflict resolution systems, trading practices, family relations and, finally the concept of peace and development into the Philippines’ formal and non-formal educational engagements has just taken off with a proposed roadmap.
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On the morning of October 26, 2015 some 700 indigenous peoples from Mindanao arrived at the University of the Philippines in Diliman to a rousing welcome from a huge crowd of supporters. Wearing their native costumes, the Lumad people were in a caravan called “Manilakbayan” that had traveled from Surigao City to Eastern Visayas and then had crossed over to Luzon to highlight their call to stop human rights violations in various Lumad communities.
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Published on 29/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: People, Stories
Tags: indigenous, Mindanao, people
San Francisco was treated to a very rare sight of brightly colored tops, skirts and trousers sauntering downhill along Sutter Street toward Montgomery. Passers-by were curious. Who are they? What’s going on? Their quizzical looks darted from the colorfully beaded combs down to the leather-clad feet of these mysterious visitors.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: art, culture, Mindanao, Textile
Davao City and Cagayan de Oro City are the most common places in Mindanao that are frequently visited by tourists and visitors alike. Apart from these two cities, there are also other areas in Mindanao that remains off the beaten path and are open for discovery to travelers and backpackers who wants to explore the beauty of Mindanao.
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Published on 10/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Travel
Tags: Beach, Mindanao
The Island of Mindanao is often named the food basket of the Southern Philippines, The rich and fertile lands of Allah Valley in the province of South Cotabato are an agricultural Eden. Ricefields or paddy fields are a common sight in this Province. Here time is measured by the growth of the rice fields. Each planting of the rice field marks the start of a new season.
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Published on 06/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary
Tags: Mindanao