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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalCommission on Elections commissioner Christian Lim yesterday expressed surprise
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Commission on Elections commissioner Christian Lim yesterday expressed surprise that is included in the Philippine National Police's list of �hotspots� in the country, in the May 9 polls. In an interview, Lim promised to look into... Read more
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Sun Star
Bombings, vegetation, ROW issues threaten power supplyPOWER situation in Mindanao is still in peril, not due to lack of supply from p
Bombings, vegetation, ROW issues threaten power supply
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
POWER situation in Mindanao is still in peril, not due to lack of supply from power generators, but with the escalating problems on bombings, vegetation and Right of Way (ROW) issues in the transmission lines, a setback in achieving a stable and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congress buries Bangsamoro billMANILA, Philippines – The nation was urged to keep calm yesterday as Congress w
Congress buries Bangsamoro bill
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The nation was urged to keep calm yesterday as Congress went on recess without passing the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to create a Muslim homeland in Mindanao, raising the possibility of hostilities again breaking out. “Let me... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Leni Robredo visits ARMM, vows LGU empowermentCOTABATO CITY, Philippines — Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo on Tuesday assured
Leni Robredo visits ARMM, vows LGU empowerment
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines — Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo on Tuesday assured officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to focus on participatory governance and empowerment of local government units if elected vice president in... Read more
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Rappler
Blame absentee, indifferent lawmakers for failed BBLLONG WAY TO GO. GPH chief peace negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer File photo by
Blame absentee, indifferent lawmakers for failed BBL
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
LONG WAY TO GO. GPH chief peace negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – "Sheer indifference and chronic absenteeism." The chief peace negotiator of the Aquino administration said the proposed... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Infobytes - January 31, 2016By Roi Lomotan The �InstaScram� mobile game app develop ment contest, which was
Infobytes - January 31, 2016
Negros Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
By Roi Lomotan The �InstaScram� mobile game app develop ment contest, which was recently launched in this city, will be an avenue to identify local talents in the game development industry. According to Randy Bandiola, former president of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Leni escapes car bombingFebruary 2, 2016 11:07 pm by AL JACINTO, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND LLANESCA T.
Leni escapes car bombing
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
February 2, 2016 11:07 pm by AL JACINTO, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND LLANESCA T. PANTI, REPORTER DAVAO CITY: A car bomb exploded on Tuesday afternoon in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat, just minutes after the convoy of Rep. Leni... Read more
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Minda News
Marawi folk blame Aquino for death of BBLMARAWI CITY (MindaNews/02 February) — Residents here blamed President Benigno A
Marawi folk blame Aquino for death of BBL
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/02 February) — Residents here blamed President Benigno Aquino III for the failure of Congress to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law before it adjourns next week. In a rally on Monday, some residents said Aquino did not do enough to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
ARMM loses P140M to drought, ratsTHE CORNFIELD in Barangay Tukanalipao in Mamasapano, Maguindanao province, site
ARMM loses P140M to drought, rats
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
THE CORNFIELD in Barangay Tukanalipao in Mamasapano, Maguindanao province, site of last year’s fighting between police commandos and Moro rebels, was not spared by rat infestation. JEOFFREY MAITEM / Inquirer Mindanao COTABATO CITY—The prolonged dry... Read more
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Rappler
Maranaos hit 'traitor' Aquino for failed BBLANGRY. Maranaws hold a protest rally to denounce the failure of lawmakers to pa
Maranaos hit 'traitor' Aquino for failed BBL
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
ANGRY. Maranaws hold a protest rally to denounce the failure of lawmakers to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler MARAWI CITY, Philippines – Hundreds of residents flocked to this city’s main road on Cabili Avenue to protest... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Tension brewing between Army, MILF fighters in Lanao Norte over BBL shelving’COTABATO CITY – Tension is brewing between government security forces and membe
‘Tension brewing between Army, MILF fighters in Lanao Norte over BBL shelving’
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
COTABATO CITY – Tension is brewing between government security forces and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who are reportedly massing up in Lanao del Norte province. Von Al Haq, spokesperson of the MILF’s Bangsamoro Islamic Armed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
ARMM agri losses exceed P140M due to El Niño, rat infestationCOTABATO CITY – The dry spell has already destroyed more than P140 million wort
ARMM agri losses exceed P140M due to El Niño, rat infestation
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
COTABATO CITY – The dry spell has already destroyed more than P140 million worth of agricultural crops in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), agriculture officials said on Monday. Alexander Alonto, regional secretary of the Department... Read more
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Minda News
Aboitiz coal-fired power plant to open Tuesday; brownouts to continue in DavaoDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 February) — Aboitiz Power announced Monday its 150-meg
Aboitiz coal-fired power plant to open Tuesday; brownouts to continue in Davao
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 February) — Aboitiz Power announced Monday its 150-megawatt second unit of Therma South Inc. will start commercial operation on Tuesday, a week after undergoing a corrective maintenance shutdown that brought to three hours... Read more
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Rappler
Muslim coalition: Binay can bring 'true peace' to MindanaoFOR BINAY. One Bangsamoro Movement supports the presidential bid of Vice Presid
Muslim coalition: Binay can bring 'true peace' to Mindanao
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
FOR BINAY. One Bangsamoro Movement supports the presidential bid of Vice President Jejomar Binay. Photo by Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Believing that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is already an "impossible dream" under the Aquino... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Administration gives up on BBLTHE government’s chief peace negotiator admitted Sunday that the Bangsamoro Bas
Administration gives up on BBL
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
THE government’s chief peace negotiator admitted Sunday that the Bangsamoro Basic Law was dead and urged the next administration to pick up where the Aquino administration left off. In an interview over radio dzBB, Miriam Coronel Ferrer, who headed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No more hope for FOI, anti-dynasty billsMANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will hold final plenary sess
No more hope for FOI, anti-dynasty bills
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will hold final plenary sessions this week without much optimism that landmark bills including the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) can be passed. Congress adjourns... Read more
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Sun Star
PNP watchful over election hotspotsTHE Philippine National Police (PNP) is continuously assessing the political si
PNP watchful over election hotspots
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
THE Philippine National Police (PNP) is continuously assessing the political situation in several areas in the country to re-identify the watchlist and areas of concern in preparation for the upcoming presidential elections. PNP chief Ricardo... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Create 2 federal states in Muslim Mindanao for peace’With hope dying on the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), an ex-governo
‘Create 2 federal states in Muslim Mindanao for peace’
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
With hope dying on the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), an ex-governor has proposed a drastic solution to achieve the “elusive peace” in southern Philippines: Amend the Constitution to allow the creation of two federal states in Muslim... Read more
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Minda News
Who, what killed BBL?DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 January) — The January 25, 2015 Mamasapano tragedy i
Who, what killed BBL?
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 January) — The January 25, 2015 Mamasapano tragedy is to blame for Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), Senate President Franklin Drilon said. “Let’s put the record straight. We were on the way to the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
4 cities, 6 towns in NegOr tagged as poll watch list areasDUMAGUETE City – Four cities and six municipalities in Negros Oriental were ide
4 cities, 6 towns in NegOr tagged as poll watch list areas
The Daily Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
DUMAGUETE City – Four cities and six municipalities in Negros Oriental were identified as election watch list areas (EWAs) and would therefore be under close watch until the May 9 synchronized elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
A blow to peaceThere is no further reason to believe that the Bangsamoro Basic Law in its curr
A blow to peace
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
There is no further reason to believe that the Bangsamoro Basic Law in its current form will be passed under the Aquino administration. This is according to Lanao del Sur Rep. Pangalian Balindong. “Today, with a heavy heart and disturbing sense of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Binay: Economic growth must create jobsMANILA, Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay downplayed yesterday the 6.3
Binay: Economic growth must create jobs
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay downplayed yesterday the 6.3 percent growth in the economy in the last quarter of 2015, saying such improvement is “meaningless unless it provides jobs” for the people. He also criticized the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lick poverty by improving agricultural sector–BinayJanuary 29, 2016 8:46 pm A BINAY administration will focus on improving the ag
Lick poverty by improving agricultural sector–Binay
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
January 29, 2016 8:46 pm A BINAY administration will focus on improving the agricultural sector in order to provide jobs and ad-dress widespread poverty, especially in rural areas. Toward that end,... Read more
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Rappler
With BBL 'dead', Aquino to strengthen Mindanao peace gainsSTRENGTHEN PEACE GAINS. Malacañang says President Benigno S. Aquino III will co
With BBL 'dead', Aquino to strengthen Mindanao peace gains
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
STRENGTHEN PEACE GAINS. Malacañang says President Benigno S. Aquino III will continue to fortify the gains in the peace process until he steps down on June 30, 2016. (Photo by Joseph Vidal / Malacañang Photo Bureau) MANILA, Philippines – As Congress... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace pushes road to peace despite unlikely passage of BBL within Aquino’s term ‘BANGSAMORO LAW FOR PEACE’ – Muslim people, mostly women rallied in front of
Palace pushes road to peace despite unlikely passage of BBL within Aquino’s term
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
‘BANGSAMORO LAW FOR PEACE’ – Muslim people, mostly women rallied in front of the Senate, where a hearing on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) constitutionality was being... Read more
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Rappler
Cardinal Quevedo on BBL: 'Peace on the altar of politics'MINDANAO'S 1ST CARDINAL. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, then secretary-ge
Cardinal Quevedo on BBL: 'Peace on the altar of politics'
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
MINDANAO'S 1ST CARDINAL. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, then secretary-general of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences, gestures as he speaks during a press briefing at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Manila on August 15, 2009.... Read more
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Sun Star
BBL not yet dead unless Belmonte says soIN AS far as Malacanang is concerned, the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) i
BBL not yet dead unless Belmonte says so
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
IN AS far as Malacanang is concerned, the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is not yet dead. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. told reporters on Thursday that the Palace would wait for the statement of House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Deputy speaker throws towel on BBL, hits colleagues for absenteeism Deputy Speaker Pangalian M. Balindong, one of the staunchest advocates of the
Deputy speaker throws towel on BBL, hits colleagues for absenteeism
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Deputy Speaker Pangalian M. Balindong, one of the staunchest advocates of the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, has thrown in the towel in the bid to enact a Bangsamoro... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Radicals may ride on death of BBL, says House leaderMindanao solons in the House of Representatives lamented the failure of Congres
Radicals may ride on death of BBL, says House leader
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Mindanao solons in the House of Representatives lamented the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro basic law (BBL), raising fears the death of the bill would only fuel the radicalization of the Islamic faith. Deputy Speaker Pangalian... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MILF unit formed in bid to counter Isis spreadJanuary 28th, 2016 01:20 AM A MARINE walks past an Isis flag in a Moro rebel c
MILF unit formed in bid to counter Isis spread
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
January 28th, 2016 01:20 AM A MARINE walks past an Isis flag in a Moro rebel camp that government soldiers captured in the town of Palimbang in Sultan Kudarat province in November 2008.JEOFFREY MAITEM /INQUIRER MINDANAO COTABATO CITY—The Moro... Read more
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Minda News
Balindong: “This House of Representatives has collectively failed the Bangsamoro people”DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 January) – Deputy Speaker for Mindanao Pangalian Balin
Balindong: “This House of Representatives has collectively failed the Bangsamoro people”
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 January) – Deputy Speaker for Mindanao Pangalian Balindong of Lanao del Sur and two other Moro legislators stepped out of the plenary hall of the House of Representatives Wednesday night after Balindong delivered a privilege... Read more
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Sun Star
Mindanao deputy speaker: 'Bangsamoro law dead'HOUSE Deputy Speaker for Mindanao and Lanao del Sur Representative Pangalian Ba
Mindanao deputy speaker: 'Bangsamoro law dead'
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
HOUSE Deputy Speaker for Mindanao and Lanao del Sur Representative Pangalian Balindog said he had given up hope that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would be passed in the 16th Congress. In a privilege speech on Wednesday, Balindong said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House leader gives up hope on BBL passage: We failed next generationA Mindanao solon and deputy speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesda
House leader gives up hope on BBL passage: We failed next generation
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
A Mindanao solon and deputy speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday said he had given up hope that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would be passed in the 16th Congress. “Today, with a heavy heart and a disturbing sense of... Read more
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Rappler
Congress wasted time without passing Bangsamoro bill – lawmakerBRING BACK LOVE. For the people in Mindanao, the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law
Congress wasted time without passing Bangsamoro bill – lawmaker
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
BRING BACK LOVE. For the people in Mindanao, the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law will restore peace in the war-torn Philippine region. Photo by George P. Moya/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – “Today with a heavy heart and a disturbing sense of... Read more
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Minda News
Crying Insincere! Who Is?GENERAL SANTOS CITY, January 27, 2016 – On the bombing of transmission towers (
Crying Insincere! Who Is?
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, January 27, 2016 – On the bombing of transmission towers (18 since last November mostly in Lanao del Sur area), Sen. Francis Escudero, candidate for vice president, said: “There can be no better time for the MILF to show good... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MILF forms task force to fight off recruitment for ISISCOTABATO CITY, Philippines — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said it h
MILF forms task force to fight off recruitment for ISIS
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said it has formed a task force to counter the recruitment activities being conducted in the name of the Islamic State in Central Mindanao and nearby areas. Mohagher Iqbal, MILF... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Expelled minister crosses swords with Iglesia lawyerFormer Iglesia Ni Cristo member Lowell Menorca II. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON T
Expelled minister crosses swords with Iglesia lawyer
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Former Iglesia Ni Cristo member Lowell Menorca II. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON THE ORDEAL of expelled Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) minister Lowell Menorca II was “all in the mind,” according to the INC’s lawyer when Menorca finally faced a court hearing... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOE eyes task force to end Mindanao woesJanuary 26, 2016 11:01 pm The Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed putting
DOE eyes task force to end Mindanao woes
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
January 26, 2016 11:01 pm The Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed putting up a Mindanao task force to help secure the transmission lines of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) which... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Soldiers offer their precious lives but do not complain’When soldiers lose their comrades, they bury their dead without complaining and
‘Soldiers offer their precious lives but do not complain’
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
When soldiers lose their comrades, they bury their dead without complaining and go back to the battlefield, according to a Marine general. “Several Marines or soldiers offered their precious lives yet they did not complain, no cry for justice,... Read more
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Minda News
DLPC eyeing other power sources as dry spell worsensDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 January) — Davao Light and Power Company will tap othe
DLPC eyeing other power sources as dry spell worsens
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 January) — Davao Light and Power Company will tap other power sources in Mindanao in anticipation of higher demand vis-a-vis declining supply from hydropower facilities caused by the El Niño phenomenon. The dry spell has... Read more
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Rappler
ISIS recruiting in Central Mindanao, says MILFBLACK FLAG. Filipinos carry the black flag in the southern Philippines. Sourced
ISIS recruiting in Central Mindanao, says MILF
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
BLACK FLAG. Filipinos carry the black flag in the southern Philippines. Sourced by Rappler MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said Tuesday, January 26, the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (also known as ISIS, IS,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
MILF confirms ISIS recruitment in Central Mindanao Yes, individuals claiming links with the Islamic State (IS) are recruiting Mo
MILF confirms ISIS recruitment in Central Mindanao
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Yes, individuals claiming links with the Islamic State (IS) are recruiting Moro youths in Central Mindanao, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) confirmed this on Monday. “What is confirmed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House probe of tower bombings soughtTHE BOMBING of transmission towers has succeeded in toppling this tower in Sept
House probe of tower bombings sought
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
THE BOMBING of transmission towers has succeeded in toppling this tower in September 2013 in North Cotabato province, causing massive outages there and in two other provinces—Sultan Kudarat and Maguindanao. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ROTATING four- to... Read more
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Minda News
DOE appeals for public's cooperation on tower bombings in MindanaoDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Jan) – The Department of Energy (DOE) appealed for t
DOE appeals for public's cooperation on tower bombings in Mindanao
Minda News / Posted 12 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Jan) – The Department of Energy (DOE) appealed for the public’s cooperation after sporadic attacks on the transmission towers of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) since 2015 that contributed to the... Read more
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Minda News
COMMENTARY: Electing a Moro Senator“Political freedom means the absence of coercion of a man by his fellow men. Th
COMMENTARY: Electing a Moro Senator
Minda News / Posted 13 days ago
“Political freedom means the absence of coercion of a man by his fellow men. The fundamental threat to freedom is power to coerce, be it in the hands of a monarch, a dictator, an oligarchy, or a momentary majority. The preservation of freedom... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ARMM investments rise amid Mamasapano clashCOTABATO CITY, Philippines – The Jan. 25, 2015 “Mamasapano incident” caused set
ARMM investments rise amid Mamasapano clash
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines – The Jan. 25, 2015 “Mamasapano incident” caused setbacks in the Southern process, but has never dampened the investment climate in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The ARMM’s Regional Board of Investment... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bushfire put out in LanaoMARAWI CITY, Philippines - The bushfire that hit vast swaths of lands at the tr
Bushfire put out in Lanao
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
MARAWI CITY, Philippines - The bushfire that hit vast swaths of lands at the tri-boundary of Mindanao’s adjoining Lanao del Sur, North Cotabato and Maguindanao provinces had fizzled out, officials said on Saturday. “There is no more threat it would... Read more
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express
Panic volcano about to blow amid fears lava sparked forest blaze which could have killed FEARS have been raised a large volcano could be about to blow after a lava bu
Panic volcano about to blow amid fears lava sparked forest blaze which could have killed
express / Posted 14 days ago
FEARS have been raised a large volcano could be about to blow after a lava burst was suspected of causing a massive forest blaze. The forest blaze seen... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Justices grill Poe’s lawyerJustices Antonio Carpio, Teresita de Castro, Mariano del Castillo, Diosdado Per
Justices grill Poe’s lawyer
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
Justices Antonio Carpio, Teresita de Castro, Mariano del Castillo, Diosdado Peralta and Estela Perlas Bernabe questioned Atty. Alex Poblador, Senator Grace Poe’s lawyer. Upon interpellation by Justice Del Castillo, Poblador confirmed that Poe used... Read more
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The Manila Times
Govt sees BBL passage before election breakJanuary 22, 2016 9:16 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO SENIOR REPORTER PROPONENTS of the
Govt sees BBL passage before election break
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
January 22, 2016 9:16 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO SENIOR REPORTER PROPONENTS of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) have declared that they will not give up on the measure despite challenges it faces in Congress,... Read more
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