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Inquirier.net
Gov’t warns of retaliation by terroristsover Army and Navy units in the regions of Davao, Caraga, South Cotabato and Sa
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
over Army and Navy units in the regions of Davao, Caraga, South Cotabato and Sarangani and parts of Northern Mindanao. In Cotabato City, Senior Supt. Rolly Octavio, police director of the city, said tighter security measures coordinated with the... Read more
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Minda News
Dialogue mechanism between military/police and Muslim religious leaders proposedSummit is a follow through of the ARMM Ulama Summit on Violent Extremism and Te
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
Summit is a follow through of the ARMM Ulama Summit on Violent Extremism and Terrorism held on May 12-14, 2017 in Cotabato City. It was organized by the ARMM Regional Darul Ifta with support and funding from the Office of the Regional... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abu Sayyaf, BIFF, NPA: Army’s next targets after Hapilon, Maute deathsis more on conducting bombings and some rampaging in some of our isolated commu
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
is more on conducting bombings and some rampaging in some of our isolated communities. But they cannot take over, let’s say Cotabato City, General Santos City or any particular big municipality in Central Mindanao because our forces are... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NPA rebels torch delivery van in SaranganiCOTABATO CITY – Suspected members of communist New People’s Army torched a deli
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
COTABATO CITY – Suspected members of communist New People’s Army torched a delivery panel in Malapatan, Sarangani on Monday morning. Chief Inspector Aldrin Gonzales, speaking for the police in Central Mindanao, said about five armed men flagged down... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Motorcycle riding gunmen kill relative of DENR-ARMM execCotabato City, Maguindanao (Google maps) COTABATO CITY – A driver of the Depar
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Cotabato City, Maguindanao (Google maps) COTABATO CITY – A driver of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) was killed while two others were hurt in an ambush here on Monday... Read more
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The Manila Times
Davao night market bombing suspect yieldsSHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced on M
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced on Monday the surrender to Cotabato City police of a suspect in the Davao night market bombing in 2016. Senior Supt. Rolly Octavio, Cotabato City police director, said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Davao City bombing suspect yields to Cotabato City policeCOTABATO CITY, Philippines — A suspect in the September 2016 bombing in Davao C
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines — A suspect in the September 2016 bombing in Davao City yielded to local authorities on Sunday. The suspect, Mohammad Chenikandiyil, was first detained in November last year and then released. He was later included in an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Suspect in 2016 bombing of Davao City night market surrenderson Sept. 2, 2016, tore through what Davaoeños call their happy place. (Photo fr
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
on Sept. 2, 2016, tore through what Davaoeños call their happy place. (Photo from the Presidential Photographers Division) COTABATO CITY – One of the suspects in the 2016 night market bombing in Davao City surrendered to the Cotabato City Police... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Need for more counter-terror tactic, Hataman urges Ulamawhen all Muslims become terrorists.” The summit last Friday and Saturday was a
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
when all Muslims become terrorists.” The summit last Friday and Saturday was an offshoot of the Ulama Summit held in Cotabato City in May, which had been initiated by the regional government of the ARMM, the regional Darul Ifta, and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maguindanao mayor charged over non-remittance of employees' taxes, contributionsthe municipal council, representatives from the office of the municipal account
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
the municipal council, representatives from the office of the municipal accountant as well as officials of Pag-IBIG and BIR Cotabato City branch. Campong and Natividad are also facing a graft case before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senate passes ARMM’s P33.5B budgetCOTABATO CITY: The fast approval of P33.569-billion budget for the Autonomous R
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
COTABATO CITY: The fast approval of P33.569-billion budget for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for 2018 by the Senate in less than one minute on Wednesday was perceived by the constituents as the lawmakers’ trust and confidence in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bride’s dad shot inside mosque, groom woundedCOTABATO CITY: Gunmen shot dead the father of the bride and injured the bridegr
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
COTABATO CITY: Gunmen shot dead the father of the bride and injured the bridegroom shortly after Muslim wedding rites for the couple in a masjid (mosque) inside the Mall of Alnor here Thursday morning. Martial law is still in place in Mindanao where... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Oblate priest Prospero Gacis diesCOTABATO CITY – Father Prospero Gacis, one of the early Filipino members of the
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
COTABATO CITY – Father Prospero Gacis, one of the early Filipino members of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) in the Philippines, died in his sleep Thursday morning, a day after he quietly celebrated his 91st natal day at the Oblates Buldoc Home... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bride’s father killed, groom hurt in Cotabato post-wedding rites attackCOTABATO CITY – Unidentified men shot dead the father of the bride and injured
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
COTABATO CITY – Unidentified men shot dead the father of the bride and injured the groom in a daring shooting incident shortly after a Muslim wedding rites in a mosque inside the Mall of Alnor compound here this Thursday morning. Chief Insp.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Muslim scholars to hold regional summit vs extremism, terrorismCOTABATO CITY: The Ulama, or Muslim scholars, in Zamboanga City as well as in B
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
COTABATO CITY: The Ulama, or Muslim scholars, in Zamboanga City as well as in Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi will convene in Zamboanga City on Friday for a two-day regional summit that aims to address the emergence of violent extremism and terrorism.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Agriculturist, school principal named 2017 outstanding govt workersCOTABATO CITY: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) honored an agriculturist from
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
COTABATO CITY: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) honored an agriculturist from Kidapawan City and a public school principal from Tawi-Tawi province as civil servants worthy of emulation in its annual search for outstanding government workers,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Doctor shot dead on busy avenue in Cotabato CityCOTABATO CITY – An unidentified assailant shot dead a doctor on busy Governor G
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
COTABATO CITY – An unidentified assailant shot dead a doctor on busy Governor Gutierrez Avenue here Monday afternoon, police said. Chief Insp. Reynaldo Delantien, Station 2 chief of the Cotabato City Police Office, identified the slain doctor as... Read more
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Minda News
MOTHERHOOD 101: So much to do, so little timeopinion section of MindaNews. Bai Iyah Sinsuat finished Business Management at
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
opinion section of MindaNews. Bai Iyah Sinsuat finished Business Management at the Ateneo de Davao University. She lives in Cotabato City with her husband and year-old daughter, enjoys art, photography, writing, reading and homemaking. This piece... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Kin grieve over loss of 'good brother,' 'dedicated soldier' in Marawi combatCOTABATO CITY — Like father, like son. Corporal Gerald Aparte of the 11th Scou
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
COTABATO CITY — Like father, like son. Corporal Gerald Aparte of the 11th Scout Ranger Company and his father, Zosimo, a militiaman, were both killed in separate encounters more than three decades apart with state enemies in defense of the... Read more
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Minda News
5-B unused Yolanda fund to be realigned for Marawi rehabCOTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 07 October) A national government fund intended for
Minda News / Posted 12 days ago
COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 07 October) A national government fund intended for the rehabilitation of areas affected by the November 2013 super typhoon “Yolanda” will be diverted for rehabilitation of Marawi, Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosivesDatu Salibo, Maguindanao (Google maps) COTABATO CITY–The Army here said civili
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Datu Salibo, Maguindanao (Google maps) COTABATO CITY–The Army here said civilians in conflict-affected area in Maguindanao are helping the government clear their communities of improvised bombs supposedly planted by an ISIS-inspired group. A proof... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pacquiao surrenders mayor to drug raidersManny Pacquiao with Mayor Aniceto Lopez after the latter’s surrender —POLITICAL
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Manny Pacquiao with Mayor Aniceto Lopez after the latter’s surrender —POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICE OF SEN. MANNY PACQUIAO COTABATO CITY—A town mayor in Sarangani province wanted by antinarcotics agents had been surrendered by his biggest political... Read more
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The Manila Times
DepEd-ARMM releases 4,000 chairs, tables in SuluCOTABATO CITY: The Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim M
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
COTABATO CITY: The Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepEd-ARMM) distributed 4,000 brand new armchairs for students and tables for teachers in various public schools, including a Badjao school, in Sulu. DepEd-ARMM... Read more
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Sun Star
Big market for Halal productsfive Halal certifying bodies, three of which are located in Manila while the ot
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
five Halal certifying bodies, three of which are located in Manila while the other two are based in General Santos City and Cotabato City. Trade volume for Halal food and lifestyle in 2015 was valued $1.9 trillion. It is expected soar to $3... Read more
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Minda News
Group says martial law ‘toothless’ as kidnappings, drugs, terrorism continue in Sulupower over local authorities in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Ba
Minda News / Posted 15 days ago
power over local authorities in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, Sultan Kudarat, and Cotabato City. On June 8, the Napolcom issued Resolutions 2017-334 and 2017-335 cancelling the deputation of these local... Read more
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Minda News
Group says martial law ‘toothless’ as kidnappings, drugs, terrorism continue in Sulupower over local authorities in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Ba
Minda News / Posted 15 days ago
power over local authorities in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, Sultan Kudarat, and Cotabato City. On June 8, the Napolcom issued Resolutions 2017-334 and 2017-335 cancelling the deputation of these local... Read more
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Minda News
3 Mindanawons top Mech Eng licensure exam; Xavier U summa is number 1while Jakal Castillon Suyo of the Ateneo de Davao University and Nelbert Iligan
Minda News / Posted 15 days ago
while Jakal Castillon Suyo of the Ateneo de Davao University and Nelbert Iligan Sumulpong of Notre Dame University in Cotabato City were among four passers who ranked third with a rating of 90.10%. Jay Nelson Corbita, Summa Cum Laude graduate... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bombing plunges parts of Cotabato, Maguindanao into darknessNGCP power lines. INQUIRER FILE COTABATO CITY – Unidentified men bombed a stee
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
NGCP power lines. INQUIRER FILE COTABATO CITY – Unidentified men bombed a steel tower of National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in North Cotabato and plunged parts of the province, Cotabato City and Maguindanao in darkness at about 11... Read more
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Pilipino Star
North Cotabato power tower bombeda distance. Supply of electricity was restored six hours later after the NGCP
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
a distance. Supply of electricity was restored six hours later after the NGCP connected the affected areas, among them Cotabato City, to its transmission facilities in Sultan Kudarat province in the region’s south. Saboteurs have bombed more... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Maute using mosques as bomb factories­—AFPMosque last week. Meanwhile, European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen and the am
Manila Standard Today / Posted 16 days ago
Mosque last week. Meanwhile, European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen and the ambassadors of 13 EU member states visited Cotabato City on Tuesday to reiterate the EU’s commitment to support the peace process and development in Mindanao. Jessen... Read more
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Gulf News
EU ambassadors support peace process between Philippine government and Filipino-Muslim rebel leadersand development in the region,” EU Ambassador Franz Jessen said on Tuesday, aft
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
and development in the region,” EU Ambassador Franz Jessen said on Tuesday, after the last leg of EU diplomats’ visit to Cotabato City on October 3.“While there are still many challenges which lie ahead, we remain hopeful that peace and stability... Read more
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Inquirier.net
EU envoys reaffirm vow to support Mindanao peace process, dev’tUnion (EU) ambassadors reiterated their commitment to support the peace process
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Union (EU) ambassadors reiterated their commitment to support the peace process and development in Mindanao as they visited Cotabato City on Tuesday. “Our visit to Mindanao demonstrates the EU’s continuous support for the Mindanao peace process and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NPA rebels kill N. Cotabato village execCOTABATO CITY – Suspected New People’s Army rebels on Tuesday killed a village
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
COTABATO CITY – Suspected New People’s Army rebels on Tuesday killed a village official who actively supported the military’s peace and development program in North Cotabato, the military said. Capt. Silver Belvis, speaking for the 39th Infantry... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Frontlinerushed to the scene of battle by our allies. There are reports that the ISIS-a
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
rushed to the scene of battle by our allies. There are reports that the ISIS-affiliated armed groups had planned to occupy Cotabato City as well. But the Maguindanao force assigned to do that was simply incompetent. Groups such as the BIFF could... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
No need to rush draft Moro law, MILF’s Jaafar declareswe, in the MILF, are not in a hurry for the BBL.” Invited Friday to a pro-BBL
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
we, in the MILF, are not in a hurry for the BBL.” Invited Friday to a pro-BBL rally of civil society organizations in Cotabato City, Jaafar told reporters that it was the people that were actually getting “impatient of the peace process that... Read more
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The Manila Times
Barangay captain killed in Cotabato CityA VILLAGE (barangay) captain in Cotabato City was killed in an ambush by uniden
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
A VILLAGE (barangay) captain in Cotabato City was killed in an ambush by unidentified men on Thursday, according to provincial police. Mama Taha of Barangay Tumbras, Midsayap, was on his way home with his son, a teacher, on board a vehicle owned by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Military overruns BIFF camp in MaguindanaoDatu Salibo, Maguindanao (Google maps) COTABATO CITY—Soldiers from the Philipp
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
Datu Salibo, Maguindanao (Google maps) COTABATO CITY—Soldiers from the Philippine Army captured the camp of the Islamic State-inspired faction of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao, the military said on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
IS bombing plot stoppedMoro Islamic Liberation Front (top photo) conduct an anti-IS patrol in the town
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (top photo) conduct an anti-IS patrol in the town of Datu Salibo. —JEOFFREY MAITEM AND AFP COTABATO CITY — The Army here on Monday said it had prevented the execution of a terror plot to conduct bombings targeting... Read more
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The Manila Times
Soldiers donate blood for Marawi casualtiesCOTABATO CITY: Soldiers of Task Force Zamboanga, 54th ECBde, 3TOC and Naval For
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
COTABATO CITY: Soldiers of Task Force Zamboanga, 54th ECBde, 3TOC and Naval Forces Western Mindanao under the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) donated blood for casualties of the war in Marawi City. Medical personnel of the Zamboanga City... Read more
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The Manila Times
6 quakes rock Lanao del Sur, BukidnonCOTABATO CITY: At least six earthquakes ranging from magnitude 3.2 to 5.4 shook
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
COTABATO CITY: At least six earthquakes ranging from magnitude 3.2 to 5.4 shook Lanao del Sur in a span of six hours on Sunday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in a bulletin. The first tremor (Magnitude... Read more
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The Manila Times
6 quakes shake Lanao del Sur–PhivolcsCOTABATO CITY: At least six earthquakes ranging from magnitude 3.2 to 5.4 shook
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
COTABATO CITY: At least six earthquakes ranging from magnitude 3.2 to 5.4 shook Lanao del Sur area over six hours on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The first tremor, at magnitude 4.4, was recorded at... Read more
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The Manila Times
ARMM strengthens task force to resolve ‘rido’COTABATO CITY: Rido or clan wars among southern Moro families are ignited by la
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
COTABATO CITY: Rido or clan wars among southern Moro families are ignited by land disputes and intense political rivalry during elections. In a workshop and dialogue held recently in Davao City on “MM Coordination Mechanism on Rido Settlement,”... Read more
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Pilipino Star
8 'members' of big drug ring nabbed in Maguindanaothat the operation, carried out with warrants signed by Judge Bansawan Ibrahim
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
that the operation, carried out with warrants signed by Judge Bansawan Ibrahim of the Regional Trial Court Branch 13 in Cotabato City, also resulted in the confiscation of shabu and firearms from the eight suspects. "These are remnants of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
ARMM hosts 2017 National Science and Technology WeekCOTABATO CITY: The Department of Science and Technology of the Autonomous Regio
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
COTABATO CITY: The Department of Science and Technology of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOST-ARMM) holds a three-day celebration of the 2017 National Science and Technology Week with technology exhibits at the town gymnasium of Sultan... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Dialogue, not armed groups, best way to air grievancesattention to resume with its talks with the MILF to put a negotiated closure to
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
attention to resume with its talks with the MILF to put a negotiated closure to the nagging Moro issue hounding Mindanao since the late 1960s. The group disbanded right after it got the publicity Adamat longed for. – with John Unson in Cotabato... Read more
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The Manila Times
Cotabato safe from terrorist infiltration – ArmyCOTABATO CITY: This city is safe from infiltration by terrorists with local exe
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
COTABATO CITY: This city is safe from infiltration by terrorists with local executives and barangay (village) chairmen closely guarding the perimeters and waterways, military officials here said. Major Gen. Arnel de la Vega, commanding general of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 MILF men killed in clash with armed groupCOTABATO CITY — Two Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels were killed whi
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
COTABATO CITY — Two Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels were killed while four others were wounded in a clash with Islamic State-inspired armed group in Datu Salibo town in Maguindanao province on Sunday, police said. Senior Supt. Agustin... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peace activists laud Senate approval of P33.4B ARMM budgetCOTABATO CITY — Senate’s approval on Monday of the P33.4 billion proposed 2018
Pilipino Star / Posted 30 days ago
COTABATO CITY — Senate’s approval on Monday of the P33.4 billion proposed 2018 budget for five Moro provinces will boost Malacañang’s current diplomatic overture with southern Muslim communities, peace activists said Tuesday. The Bureau of Public... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2 MILF members killed in latest encounter with BIFF factionSurani Abilusa, 50, and Taha Sabpa, 30, were wounded in the encounters on Sunda
Pilipino Star / Posted a month ago
Surani Abilusa, 50, and Taha Sabpa, 30, were wounded in the encounters on Sunday, now both confined in a hospital in Cotabato City. Local executives said six followers of Abdulmalik, initially identified only as Salem, Nasrullah, Sidik,... Read more
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Sun Star
25 exhibitors join real estate expowho inquire from them come from different neighboring provinces and cities incl
Sun Star / Posted 1 months ago
who inquire from them come from different neighboring provinces and cities including those from General Santos City and Cotabato City. "We will monitor them as for the turn over but the expo mainly wants the developers to gain more contacts and... Read more
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