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The Manila Times
What’s up with ‘Build Build Build’?with delays caused by informal settlers blocking RROW clearing, President Rodri
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
with delays caused by informal settlers blocking RROW clearing, President Rodrigo Duterte resorted to his tough-guy Davao mayor ways. Disappointed by delays caused by litigation over PPP project awards, Malacanang reverted back to government... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ombudsman urged to revisit plunder complaint vs AlvarezAwards Committee. The group said that even after Alvarez left the MIAA and bec
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Awards Committee. The group said that even after Alvarez left the MIAA and became the congressman of the first district of Davao Del Norte in 1998, he continued to have a financial interest in the contract through the company Wintrack Builders Inc.... Read more
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Sun Star
Law on maritime council set for final reading this weekTHE 18th Davao City Council is set to pass this week on third and final reading
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
THE 18th Davao City Council is set to pass this week on third and final reading an ordinance creating the Maritime Coordinating Council (MCC) of Davao City. The MCC or the Inter-agency coordinating council will implement measures to address all the... Read more
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Sun Star
Ordinance on civilian's use of military, PNP uniforms approvedTHE 18TH Davao City Council passed on second reading last week an ordinance pro
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
THE 18TH Davao City Council passed on second reading last week an ordinance prohibiting the unauthorized production, manufacture, storage, sale, distribution and possession or use of uniforms and accoutrements of law enforcement agencies in the... Read more
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Sun Star
Farmers given initial projects under BiyayaBankerohan Sur Irrigators Farmers Association Inc, Albatana-Blucon Malabis Comm
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Bankerohan Sur Irrigators Farmers Association Inc, Albatana-Blucon Malabis Communal Irrigators Association, Inc., Buhangin Davao City Callawa Farmers Irrigators Associations, Inc., Balingaeng Los Amigos Farmers Irrigators Association, Inc, Lupon... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez mulls over inclusion of Cha-cha in village pollsSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER.net / NOY MORCOSO DAVAO CITY—Speaker Panta
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER.net / NOY MORCOSO DAVAO CITY—Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Saturday said he would urge Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to convene Congress into a constituent assembly to amend the Constitution for a shift to... Read more
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Minda News
Lao to business firms: stop paying ‘revolutionary taxes’ or delay peace in MindanaoDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Dec) — The chair of the Mindanao Business Council (M
Minda News / Posted 17 hours ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Dec) — The chair of the Mindanao Business Council (MinBC) has urged the business sector to stop paying “revolutionary taxes” to the New People’s Army (NPA) as they will only delay the solution to the insurgency problem in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Extend martial law – Dutertesaid Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea texted him the news on Sunday. He
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
said Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea texted him the news on Sunday. He added that he and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez (Davao del Norte) will discuss the schedule when a joint session with the Senate is held to tackle the President’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Using people’s names in vainof many operators who fearlessly use the name of elected officials in vain and
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
of many operators who fearlessly use the name of elected officials in vain and for profit. They even kept referring to “The Davao Group” and a Duterte supporter and now political appointee for Cebu. This two situations teaches all of us to be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Megaphone diplomacy’chief foreign policy architect under the 1987 Constitution in espousing indepen
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
chief foreign policy architect under the 1987 Constitution in espousing independent foreign policy direction. The former Davao City Mayor insists he was not sworn into office to become a diplomat nor a statesman. He always reiterates his oath to... Read more
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Minda News
Minda biz sector lays down 5-point advocacy for Marawi rehabDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 December) — Business leaders in Mindanao have laid d
Minda News / Posted 19 hours ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 December) — Business leaders in Mindanao have laid down a five-point advocacy agenda for government to consider to help hasten the recovery of business activities and uplift the status of displaced Meranaws in war-torn... Read more
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The Manila Times
2 Pinoy pugs vie for Interim OPBF light flyweight title27 in Makati City. He also earlier pummeled to submission Jeronil Borres by a
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
27 in Makati City. He also earlier pummeled to submission Jeronil Borres by a 3rd round technical knockout last May 12 in Davao City. Abcede (15W-7L-0D,10 KOs), on the other hand, stopped Jhon Rey de Asis by a 3rd round TKO last September 28 at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Militant cultural group member killed, brother missing in Davao CityDAVAO CITY — A 24-year old youth and member of a progressive cultural group act
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
DAVAO CITY — A 24-year old youth and member of a progressive cultural group active during protest rallies was killed and his brother has gone missing, the human rights group Karapatan reported. John Apiag, secretary-general of Karapatan in Southern... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PHILIPPINES: Massive protests against human rights violationProtest actions will also be held in major cities in Luzon, the Visayas and in
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Protest actions will also be held in major cities in Luzon, the Visayas and in Mindanao, including in Duterte’s hometown, Davao. Pahra said these protests are meant to “counter the government’s narratives of being pro-poor”. They are meant to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sarangani: Tourism champ risesis the 2,677-foot high Kalon-Barak Skyline Ridge, which offers a commanding vie
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
is the 2,677-foot high Kalon-Barak Skyline Ridge, which offers a commanding view of Mt. Apo, Mt. Matutum, Sarangani Bay and Davao Gulf, and is ideal for picnics, camps and close-to-nature activities. Farther into Malungon’s uplands is the Tagakaolo... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Crooked officials are ‘kapit-tuko’and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines. Most people may not h
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines. Most people may not have noticed that a family friend of Duterte, Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles took over on Dec. 1 as CBCP president from Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2 soldiers, rebel killed in Zambo del Sur gunbattlewith the communists. Some of the rebels who surrendered were given P65,000 eac
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
with the communists. Some of the rebels who surrendered were given P65,000 each in livelihood assistance, courtesy of the Davao Oriental Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office. Under the national government’s Comprehensive Local... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Reds, BIFF ‘alliance’ being monitoredAugust this year, government troops intercepted seven .45 caliber pistols from
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
August this year, government troops intercepted seven .45 caliber pistols from a passenger in a bus bound for Davao City. The seized guns were reportedly intended for delivery to Sparrow Unit members already deployed in the city. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Jameson on Franco’s passing: Let him rest in peacethe death of fellow Hashtag member Franco Hernandez. The latter died of drowni
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the death of fellow Hashtag member Franco Hernandez. The latter died of drowning last month while on a holiday in Davao with his girlfriend Janica Nam Floresca and Tom Doromal, another Hashtag member. ADVERTISEMENT “Everyone seems to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Hot off the headlinesstarred in “Kanto Boy: Alyas Boy Guwapo.” The even younger Raymart Santiago to
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
starred in “Kanto Boy: Alyas Boy Guwapo.” The even younger Raymart Santiago topbilled “Pacifico Guevarra: Dilinger,” Ricky Davao starred in “Patayin si Billy Zapanta,” Zoren Legaspi played the title role in “Shotgun Banjo,” John Regala headlined... Read more
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Sun Star
10 wanted persons nabbed in 'Oplan Bulabog'THE "Oplan Bulabog" or joint anti-criminality and terrorism operation plan of t
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE "Oplan Bulabog" or joint anti-criminality and terrorism operation plan of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) on Friday led to the arrest of 10 wanted personalities with standing warrants of arrest while close to 2,000 individuals were requested... Read more
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Sun Star
1,149 illegal gamblers arrested since JanuaryTHE Police Regional Office (PRO)-Davao said that from January to December 3, th
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE Police Regional Office (PRO)-Davao said that from January to December 3, this year, it recorded a total of 1,149 arrested personalities who have involvement in various forms of illegal gambling. PRO-Davao spokesperson Andrea dela Cerna said that... Read more
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Sun Star
Y-Speak: Sports complex shaping upa long, long time, the sports complex at the University of the Philippines (UP)
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
a long, long time, the sports complex at the University of the Philippines (UP) in Mindanao is finally shaping up with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio inaugurating the training gym last week, December 5, 2017, and inspecting the ongoing... Read more
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Sun Star
Beginnings & BeyondITS Phoenix Petroleum Corporation's first ever art exhibit and it has decided t
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
ITS Phoenix Petroleum Corporation's first ever art exhibit and it has decided to highlight local Davao artists, a dozen of them, to take the centerstage and bring images of a prosperous and festive Mindanao. Curated by artists Victor Secuya, who... Read more
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Sun Star
NPA attacks military detachment in Davao CityTHE New People’s Army (NPA) attacked a military detachment in Barangay Carmen,
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE New People’s Army (NPA) attacked a military detachment in Barangay Carmen, Baguio District, Davao City, on Thursday afternoon, days after President Rodrigo Duterte categorized them as a terrorist organization. Lieutenant Colonel Raymund Lachica,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Visayas army command gets new chief from Northsign his appointment papers. Arevalo likened the situation of Lt. Gen. Benjami
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
sign his appointment papers. Arevalo likened the situation of Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., who recently took over the Davao-based Eastern Mindanao Command, saying that the latter is also the concurrent commander of the Southern Luzon Command... Read more
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Minda News
From 60 to 588 days: AFP, PNP want martial law in Mindanao extended until end of 2018 but what is the basis?DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 December) — From two months to seven to 19. From an
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 December) — From two months to seven to 19. From an initial 60 days starting May 23, Day 1 of the Marawi Crisis and extended to 223 days until December 31, 2017, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine... Read more
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Sun Star
Sun.Star DavaoDAVAO. Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines President Davao Archbisho
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO. Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines President Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles holds the arm of a woman as he politely refuses to accept the umbrella offered to him while walking at Rizal Park towards San Pedro Cathedral despite the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
RPOC Mindanao cluster supports martial law extensionRepublic Act 10168 otherwise known as the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Su
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
Republic Act 10168 otherwise known as the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012. “Threat of terrorist attacks remain and may even spread to Davao City or Metro Manila, the RPOC officials added. (Sheila Covarrubias) Add co... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESProject (MRP) will finally begin in 2018. Lobregat said, this railway project
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
Project (MRP) will finally begin in 2018. Lobregat said, this railway project will connect key Mindanao cities including Davao, Zamboanga, Butuan, Surigao, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, and General Santos. Pres. Rodrigo Duterte - who is by far, the... Read more
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Sun Star
Sabandon clinches gold in World Police GamesA 65-YEAR-OLD retired policemen from Davao City stole the limelight in Los Ange
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
A 65-YEAR-OLD retired policemen from Davao City stole the limelight in Los Angeles, California, after winning a gold medal in the men's 60-above tennis event of the World Police Games last August 16. Bob Sabandon, a retired police inspector,... Read more
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Sun Star
Bautista: Sum it, sum meetI won with the Baguio City Police Office the Most Outstanding in the Highly Urb
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
I won with the Baguio City Police Office the Most Outstanding in the Highly Urbanized Category. Besting Mayor Duterte and Davao City Police Office. Later the next year WE would again take it away from Mayor Duterte and Baguio getting it the second... Read more
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Kagay-an News
JBL Opens First Store in Mindanaofor the grand launch of the 1st JBL Store in Mindanao (photo by Mike Baños) Lo
Kagay-an News / Posted 2 days ago
for the grand launch of the 1st JBL Store in Mindanao (photo by Mike Baños) Louie A. Ramos, owner of Premier AV Automation Davao, Inc. cut the ribbon at the store’s grand launch Friday, December 8 with SM CDO Downtown Premier Leasing Manager... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte: War on drugs to continue until 2022my country to go to the dogs,” he said. But he said he could not just wait for
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
my country to go to the dogs,” he said. But he said he could not just wait for the drug menace to worsen. “When I was [Davao City] mayor, all I said was, ‘Do not destroy my city. I am not a policeman. I am a mayor and I built this city.’ When I... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Harry Roque faces ICC, defends Duterte governmenthit man Edgar Matobato accused Duterte of being involved in extrajudicial killi
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
hit man Edgar Matobato accused Duterte of being involved in extrajudicial killings when he was still mayor of Davao City. Duterte is also facing global criticism over the thousands killed in his flagship campaign against illegal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congress sees Duterte’s Martial Law request next weekand Inclusion before it adjourns. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, se
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
and Inclusion before it adjourns. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Alvarez, who comes from Davao del Norte, said he is for extending martial law in Mindanao. “There is continuing threat of terrorism in the island.... Read more
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Starmometer
Charo, Sharon, Piolo, and Anne Enter Anak TV’s Makabata Hall of Fame“Bagong Umaga, Sabado Na!” “Kapamilya Mas Winner Ka (Bacolod),” “Kapamilya Mas
Starmometer / Posted 2 days ago
“Bagong Umaga, Sabado Na!” “Kapamilya Mas Winner Ka (Bacolod),” “Kapamilya Mas Winner Ka (Cebu),” “Kapamilya Mas Winner Ka (Davao),” “Maayong Buntag Kapamilya (Cebu),” “Maayong Buntag Mindanao,” “Mag TV De Aton Este (Zamboanga),” “Mag TV Na (Cebu),”... Read more
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Inquirier.net
32 landmark theater productions in the last 32 yearswith translation and direction duties by Tinio himself. Celeste Legaspi played
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
with translation and direction duties by Tinio himself. Celeste Legaspi played Candida, Zsa Zsa Padilla was Paula and Ricky Davao was Tony Javier; also in the cast were Hajji Alejandro, Louie Reyes, Fides Cuyugan-Asencio, Armida Siguion-Reyna, Dawn... Read more
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Sun Star
Lingap budget to be replenishedTHE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Davao Region said th
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Davao Region said that the Office of President vowed to replenish the budget allocated for the two hospitals in Davao City for the Lingap sa Mahirap program of the National... Read more
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Sun Star
DOH: No mandate supporting medication of kids with dengueTHE Department of Health (DOH)-Davao Region said it has no mandate yet on how t
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
THE Department of Health (DOH)-Davao Region said it has no mandate yet on how to attend to children who were vaccinated with Dengvaxia should they acquire dengue and need hospitalization. Doctor Annabelle Yumang, DOH-Davao assistant regional... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao Region records 7 Aids deaths from Jan. to JuneDAVAO Region has already recorded seven deaths due to Human Immunodeficiency Vi
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO Region has already recorded seven deaths due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) from January to June this year. Maria Teresa Requillo, DOH-Davao regional HIV program manager, said the data was... Read more
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Sun Star
‘Biyaya ng Pagbabago’ to be launched Dec. 9a mechanism that will tap anti-poverty agencies to give quality programs, will
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
a mechanism that will tap anti-poverty agencies to give quality programs, will be launched Saturday, December 9, in Davao City. Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. said in a press conference on Friday that the program was his response to... Read more
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Minda News
DOH-11 urges doctors, hospitals to submit list of patients vaccinated with DengvaxiaDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Dec) – The Department of Health (DOH) 11 has asked do
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Dec) – The Department of Health (DOH) 11 has asked doctors and private hospitals here to submit a list of patients who received Dengvaxia shots in the Davao Region. Dr. Annabelle Yumang, DOH-11 assistant regional director,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate minority opposes martial law extension in Mindanaowhen it was declared in May and instead issued resolutions of support for marti
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
when it was declared in May and instead issued resolutions of support for martial law. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez (Davao del Norte) has said that more than once that Mindanaons support the imposition of martial law and that those from the... Read more
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Kagay-an News
Domestic airlines bullish on Mindanao Air Freight Outlookand 87,554 metric tons of cargo which has made it the fifth busiest airport in
Kagay-an News / Posted 3 days ago
and 87,554 metric tons of cargo which has made it the fifth busiest airport in the Philippines after Manila, Cebu, Davao and Kalibo, which are all international airports. Over the four equivalent years it’s been in operations from the 2nd... Read more
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Minda News
CPP detests Duterte’s terrorist tagDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Dec) – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) d
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Dec) – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) detested on Thursday their designation, including its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), as a terrorist organization. The CPP issued the statement two days after... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cirtek raises $67M from preferred shares issuancesaid Roberto Juanchito Dispo, Cirtek vice chair and chief executive officer. “
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
said Roberto Juanchito Dispo, Cirtek vice chair and chief executive officer. “We held roadshows in Manila, Cebu and Davao during the offer period, and saw that Filipinos are in fact already diversifying their investments into dollars,” he... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao police back CPP-NPA terrorist taggingTHE Police Regional Office (PRO) in Davao Region backs the official declaration
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
THE Police Regional Office (PRO) in Davao Region backs the official declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte classifying the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) as a terrorist, citing that its actions over the years against... Read more
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Sun Star
Military recommends martial law extension in Mindanao(is) the many threats that we still face in the island of Mindanao particularly
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
(is) the many threats that we still face in the island of Mindanao particularly,” he said. Duterte, in an interview in Davao City on November 18, said the military's recommendation would be his basis for either lifting or extending martial... Read more
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Sun Star
A feast of Pinoy favorites at Waterfront Insular Hotelfeaturing our favorite Filipino dishes on the table. Add the glamour and class,
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
featuring our favorite Filipino dishes on the table. Add the glamour and class, and you got, Waterfront Insular Hotel in Davao City. The hotel which is famed of its Filipino architecture offers the perfect dining experience for guests to share... Read more
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