About Mary Francis Rivera

Maffi as her friends call, manages the digital media platforms of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process. She is bossy - not in a pejorative way but being bossy and tenacious means she is passionate, goal driven, and ambitious. She loves films, filmmaking, books and anything about design, and hates serif.

Indigent residents in Davao, Bukidnon get free medical services

DAVAO CITY,  August 26, 2018 — Eighteen-year-old Lisa Dacaw walked at least two hours early Sunday to have her firstborn child checked for cough and loose bowel movement. (more…)

By |2018-08-26T06:16:09+08:00August 26th, 2018|Indigenous Peoples, News|0 Comments

OPAPP, NKTI, German Doctors lead medical and social healing mission in Lumad community

MARILOG DISTRICT, Davao City (August 25, 2018) — Around a thousand members of the Matigsalug tribe are expected to gather at a local infirmary here tomorrow to avail themselves of free health and social services offered by government and private sector institutions. (more…)

By |2020-02-05T05:49:08+08:00August 25th, 2018|News, Peoples' Peace Tables|0 Comments

67 graduate from PAMANA-funded tech-voc training

August 24, 2018, Cotabato City — A total of 67 student-beneficiaries from Shariff Saydona Mustapha and Datu Salibo received their National Certificate II from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) after successfully passing the required competency assessment for Driving NC II Course.


By |2018-08-25T02:04:05+08:00August 25th, 2018|MILF, News|0 Comments

Peace stakeholders beef up partnership for Bangsamoro Normalization

PASIG CITY, August 23, 2018 – Around 40 peace stakeholders gathered here today to participate in a writeshop aimed at producing the program document for the Normalization Program in the Bangsamoro.


By |2018-08-23T08:05:26+08:00August 23rd, 2018|MILF, News|0 Comments

Successful peace process leads to reduced crime rate in Zamboanga Peninsula

ZAMBOANGA CITY, August 18, 2018 – A top police official here attributed the reduction in the crime rate in the Zamboanga Peninsula to the success of the peace process in Mindanao. (more…)

By |2020-02-05T05:49:46+08:00August 18th, 2018|MILF, News|0 Comments

BiCam meet for BBL kicks off today

The Bicameral Conference for the Bangsamoro Basic Law begins today as lawmakers work to reconcile the Senate and House versions of the law at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria.

Nine Senators and 18 members of the House of Representatives compose the Bicameral Conference Committee that will resolve the varying provisions of the House Bill No. 6475 and Senate Bill No. 1717. (more…)

By |2020-02-05T06:35:58+08:00July 9th, 2018|MILF, News|0 Comments