June 19, 2019

Category: People

​NCMF Appeals to All Filipinos for Calm Over Jolo & Zamboanga Bomb Attacks

NCMF Secretary and CEO Saidamen Balt Pangarungan pointed out that they are just like the residents of Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, who have been living for several….

Facebook Beats Data Breach & Bad Press, Records 2.32-B Users, Earns US$16.91 B

Facebook, the world’s social networking leviathan, has overcome 2018’s data breach and the resulting bad press….

Muslims & Christians Sign Peace Covenant, Affirm Unity Amidst Cathedral & Mosque Attacks

They walked for peace and unity which also counted the participation of many members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National….

NCMF Taps Muslims & Christians in Unity Walk for Peace on February 3 at QCMC

cience and Digital News learned that the NCMF under the leadership of Secretary and CEO Saidamen Balt Pangarungan the unity walk is one of the many

NCMF Condemns as ‘Un-Islamic & Barbaric’ Bombings of Jolo Cathedral

NCMF Secretary and CEO Saidamen B. Pangarungan issued this statement, describing the attack as “un-Islamic and barbaric.” “Nothing but a pure evil the bombings a….

DOST scientists support BOL, recommend 5 paths to healing process and building society of peace

BANGSAMORO. Scores of attendees of a BOL forum listen to speakers (not seen) in Muslim Mindanao recently. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will conduct a plebiscite for the organic law on January 21 and February 6 for its ratification. If “Yes” votes win, the government will establish a new political entity called Bangsamoro Autonomous Region […]

Data Entry tops Filipinos’ jobs, ‘Freelancer’ says; Writing is No. 1 in world’s 2018 ‘Fast 50 Report’

FREELANCER.COM has revealed the top 5 job types awarded to Filipinos on its website for the year 2018. Data Entry led the list at number 1, followed at number 2 by PHP (Hypertect Preprocessor), third — Graphic Design, fourth — Excel, and, fifth — Photoshop.  So, if you are thinking of any of these jobs, […]

Kaspersky Lab: Load of anxieties burdens majority of Gen Z-ers; but not asking help

​WHAT ails Generation Z that they are loaded with anxieties? Or has this become a normal behavior among those between 13 and 23 years old? To answer this, Kaspersky Lab has struck a partnership with The Mix to get to the bottom of the Gen Z’s mindset.  Following is from the global Russian cybersecurity company: […]

President designates Pangarungan ‘amirul hajj’ of 2019 PH Hajj Mission

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on January 9 designated lawyer Saidamen Balt Pangarungan the “amirul hajj” for the 2019 Philippine Hajj Mission. Pangarungan is a commissioner and the secretary and chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF). The President appointed him to the NCMF last year on a mission to institute […]

NCMF expects lower pilgrimage fare for Hajj 2019; PH, KSA sign contract

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia — The Philippines and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) signed on Thursday, January 3, the mother contract for Hajj 2019. The contract covers, among other important features, a quota of 8,000 hajj visas allocated for Filipino pilgrims. Saudi Arabia has a yearly quota for every pilgrims-sending country of 1,000 pilgrims for […]