Marawi City General Hospital to complement Amai Pakpak Medical Center

MARAWI CITY —– The construction of a  general hospital in Barangay Datu Naga in Marawi City will complement the Amai Pakpak Medical Center, currently the only government-run hospital in Marawi.

Dr. Adriano Subaan, director of Department of Health (DOH) Region 10, said the two hospitals will complement each other similar to how the Northern Mindanao Medical Center  (NMMC) and the JR Borja General Hospital (JRBGH) in Cagayan de Oro City work together,

Department of Health (DOH) Region 10 Director Subaan in a press briefing in Marawi City on November 27 said the ground breaking of the Marawi City General Hospital symbolizes the rising up of the health sector in Marawi that was destroyed by the armed conflict in 2017.
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Seven dead, vehicles, properties damaged in Jasaan vehicular accident

ILIGAN CITY —– Seven persons died and dozens of vehicles and properties were damaged when a 10-wheeler crashed into a group of people attending a vigil along the national highway of Barangay Aplaya, in Jasaan town, Misamis Oriental past 11:00 pm Tuesday, .

Photo courtesy: Jasaan PNP

The police report said an Isuzu prime mover was travelling from Butuan City to Zamboanga City when the trailer’s body cracked and the driver lost control.… Continue reading... “Seven dead, vehicles, properties damaged in Jasaan vehicular accident”

The True Meaning of the X in Xmas

We are republishing this article in memory of the late Bishop Lorenzo Genotiva who first enlightened us during a Christmas Day Service in a dialogue with his son Calvin.

Bishop Lorenzo Genotiva, United Church of Christ in the Philippines

The word Christ and its compounds, including Christmas, have been abbreviated in English for at least the past 1,000 years, long before the modern Xmas was commonly used.… Continue reading... “The True Meaning of the X in Xmas”

53rd Shell NSAC Awards: hope during this pandemic year

Through Filipino art students from all over the country

As audiences reckon with art’s essential place in providing comfort and positivity during difficult times, an environment of support is essential for young struggling artists to thrive—so that they may continue to spread messages of hope and shine a light on the future.… Continue reading... “53rd Shell NSAC Awards: hope during this pandemic year”