Bukidnon

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Bukidnon

(bo͞okĭd`nŏn, Sp. bo͞okēdh`nōn), province (1990 pop. 843,891), N central Mindanao, the Philippines. Malaybalay is the provincial capital. Much of the area is on a high plateau (alt. c.2,000 ft/610 m). With very fertile soil and a heavy, evenly distributed annual rainfall, Bukidnon is of great importance agriculturally. Intensely cultivated, it is the nation's major pineapple-producing region and a center of coffee production. A great variety of fruits is also grown, primarily for canning and export. The province has a high percentage of owner-operated farms. Central Mindanao Univ. is at Musuan.
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In Cagayan de Oro City, a group of lumad from Bukidnon province filed a complaint in the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) against government soldiers for harassment after they identified them as either supporters or members of the NPA.
CAMP BANCASI, Butuan City - Government authorities found a cache of bomb-making materials left in the outskirts of Purok 5, Barangay Lumbo, in Valencia City, Bukidnon province, on Thursday.
One attack in Bukidnon province left a baby caught in the crossfire dead.
Three people were killed in Bukidnon province, while politicians in Lanao del Sur province said seven people had drowned in flash floods there.
Elgie, who hails from Maramag town in Bukidnon province, said that to be a Youth Ambassador of Goodwill it is both an honor and a responsibility.
Eight were killed in Bukidnon province, southern Philippines, where 6,000 families were also displaced in dozens of villages that were flooded as continuous rain inundated the 220,000-hectare Liguasan Delta early last week.
displaced by the floods in Bukidnon province, 868 kilometres south of
Soldiers also seized hundreds of rounds from AK-47 assault rifle and voluminous subversive documents following the raid of a suspected New People's Army (NPA) encampment in the Mount Kitanglad forests in Libona town in northern Mindanao's Bukidnon province, said Jesse Alvarez, commander of the army's 403rd Infantry Brigade.
She comes from Bukidnon province in southern Philippines.
The Commission on Elections said Juan Miguel Zubiri, who was a congressman from Bukidnon Province for nine years, won slightly more than 11 million votes after slow manual counting, edging out an opposition rival by a little more than 19,000 votes.
The groups discussed in greatest depth are several in Bukidnon province that have since the late 1980s been trying to protect remaining forests and by pressuring the government to cancel logging companies' licenses and enforce laws against improper use of forest resources.

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