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Pilipino Star
Villanueva casts doubt on legality of NLEX toll fee hikethe toll fee increase. Under the new toll matrix, Class 1 vehicles or ordinary
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
the toll fee increase. Under the new toll matrix, Class 1 vehicles or ordinary cars traversing from EDSA Balintawak or Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City to Sta. Ines in Mabalacat, Pampanga will pay an additional P18. Class 2 vehicles or buses and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
NU continues to dominate Rebisco Vcame back from a set down to defeat Koronodal National Comprehensive High Schoo
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
came back from a set down to defeat Koronodal National Comprehensive High School 22-25, 25-16, 25-22. The University of Mindanao Tagum won its first match in two tries when they downed Holy Family Academy of Angeles City, 25-17, and 25-20. In... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
WMSU, WMBA host National Training on Bio-Threat Reduction for LGUsWednesday, 22 November 2017 13:51 The Western Mindanao State University (WMSU)
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 hours ago
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:51 The Western Mindanao State University (WMSU), through the Western Mindanao Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (WMBA), and in partnership with the United States Department of Defense- Defense Threat Reduction... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Wesmincom Chief says ASG strenght significantly droppedWednesday, 22 November 2017 13:48 Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Western Mindanao Co
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 hours ago
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:48 Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Western Mindanao Command Chief, yesterday said that the strength of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu, Basilan and Tawi Tawi has significantly decreased. Galvez said this is due to the pressure... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Canada to citizens: Avoid travels to Mindanaoin the Philippines due to the threat of terrorism and the high level of crime.
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 hours ago
in the Philippines due to the threat of terrorism and the high level of crime. Canadians were told to avoid all travels to Mindanao, excluding urban areas of Davao City, due to serious threats of terrorist attacks and kidnapping. “There is a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Philippines set to keep open pit mining ban as Duterte rejects call to lift itminister Regina Lopez from April covers new projects including the $5.9-billion
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
minister Regina Lopez from April covers new projects including the $5.9-billion copper-gold Tampakan project in southern Mindanao island. Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte. Picture: AFP. MANILA - The Philippine environment minister said on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Overcast skies, rains to continue amid 3 weather systems in PH – Pagasawould have cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms due to an inter-
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
would have cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms due to an inter-tropical convergence zone affecting Southern Mindanao. The weather bureau said Metro Manila and the rest of the country would experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies... Read more
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Sun Star
King's Sword rules Open Wushu SandaKing's Sword Martial Arts of Davao harvested a total of 11 gold medals, seven s
Sun Star / Posted 7 hours ago
King's Sword Martial Arts of Davao harvested a total of 11 gold medals, seven silvers and 10 bronzes to dominate the 2nd Mindanao Open Wushu Sanda Championships that closed at the NCCC Mall Activity Area recently. King's Sword president Nell... Read more
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Sun Star
Velez: When millennials are 'woke'millennials also showed their commitment to support the Save Lumad Schools camp
Sun Star / Posted 7 hours ago
millennials also showed their commitment to support the Save Lumad Schools campaign. Every year the MindaLakbayan of Mindanao Lumad events have gathered more support and engagement from students in Manila. Remarkably, there are a couple of UP... Read more
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Sun Star
Terrorist group?A COUPLE of weeks ago, the Kitanglad Sub-regional Command of the North Central
Sun Star / Posted 7 hours ago
A COUPLE of weeks ago, the Kitanglad Sub-regional Command of the North Central Mindanao Regional Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) ambushed a police vehicle in Bukidnon and shot at a Toyota Fortuner it was overtaking, killing a policeman and a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Karapatan decries arrest of rights workers as rebelsa crackdown on activist organizations. The group reported that nine human righ
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
a crackdown on activist organizations. The group reported that nine human rights workers in Batangas and two in Western Mindanao have been illegaly arrested and detained since last Saturday. Karapatan Secretary-General Cristina Palabay decried... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Villanueva doubts legality of NLEX toll hikeper kilometer on NLEX. Under the new toll matrix, Class 1 vehicles or ordinary
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
per kilometer on NLEX. Under the new toll matrix, Class 1 vehicles or ordinary cars traversing from EDSA-Balintawak or Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City to Sta. Ines in Mabalacat, Pampanga would have to pay an additional P18. An additional P46... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Former Chief Justice Davide warns against rush to federalismthat the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law be passed first as it contained elements
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law be passed first as it contained elements of a federal type of government for Muslim Mindanao. If the system succeeds in Muslim Mindanao, then the federalization of the rest of the country could follow, he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bongbong Marcos lying, says Robredo’s campJr. of lying to the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) after he allegedly su
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
Jr. of lying to the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) after he allegedly submitted a list of witnesses from three Mindanao provinces who were not even registered voters. In a manifestation to the PET, Robredo’s lawyers Romulo Macalintal... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Peace initiative: MILF joins ARMM Charter DayIslamic Liberation Front (MILF) sent a representative to the Charter Day celebr
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 hours ago
Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) sent a representative to the Charter Day celebration of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). Ghadzali Jaafar, MILF first vice chair, attended ARMM’s 28th Charter Day, signifying the event’s... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Quezon City cop’s ‘instinct’ leads to rob ganga tactical motorcycle rider assigned at the Quezon City Police District’s Masam
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
a tactical motorcycle rider assigned at the Quezon City Police District’s Masambong station, was on patrol on Road 1 near Mindanao Avenue around 5 p.m. on Saturday when he passed by two men on a motorcycle. Madarang, along with PO1 Aldrin Banag,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Canada Travel Advisory: Be extra careful in PH; avoid Mindanaoto the threat of “terrorism and the high level of crime.” In particular, trave
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
to the threat of “terrorism and the high level of crime.” In particular, travelers are advised to avoid all travel to the Mindanao Region (excluding urban areas of Davao City, see advisory below) due to the serious threat of terrorist attacks and... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH, China ink deals on industrial parks, IP rightsChina’s investments in the [country],” Lopez said. Chinese investors have visi
The Manila Times / Posted 15 hours ago
China’s investments in the [country],” Lopez said. Chinese investors have visited possible locations in Luzon and Mindanao for industrial park development as a response to Beijing’s earlier commitments to President Duterte to expand... Read more
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Pilipino Star
NU, Hope crush rivals in Rebisco VL openerU overpowered Holy Family Academy of Pampanga, 25-10, 25-12, while Hope Christi
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
U overpowered Holy Family Academy of Pampanga, 25-10, 25-12, while Hope Christian High School warded off University of Mindanao-Tagum, 25-20, 26-24, at the start of the 18-and-under Rebisco Volleyball League at the Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody on NPA: No more talks, I’ll give them warafter the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) ordered the NPA to attack go
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
after the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) ordered the NPA to attack government troopers enforcing martial law in Mindanao. The CPP, which is waging Asia’s longest-running insurgency, called on its armed wing the NPA to launch offensives... Read more
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Sun Star
KMU claims compressed workweek curtails unionismLABORERS in Southern Mindanao urged the Department of Labor and Employment (Dol
Sun Star / Posted 17 hours ago
LABORERS in Southern Mindanao urged the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) to compete with the plan of the government to implement a compressed workweek. Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) spokesperson Romelito Pablo, in an interview, said the workers... Read more
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Minda News
Hataman names humanitarian, rescue workers as ‘new heroes’COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Nov) – Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Regio
Minda News / Posted 17 hours ago
COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Nov) – Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has named members of ARMM’s Humanitarian Action Emergency Response Team (ARMM-HEART) as the “new heroes” during his State of the Region Address... Read more
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The Manila Times
NU, Hope crush rivals in Rebisco VL openerU overpowered Holy Family Academy of Pampanga, 25-10, 25-12, while Hope Christi
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
U overpowered Holy Family Academy of Pampanga, 25-10, 25-12, while Hope Christian High School warded off University of Mindanao-Tagum, 25-20, 26-24, at the start of the 18-and-under Rebisco Volleyball League at the Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -know more about the good job of the PCSO.” Last October, the same dialogue was
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 18 hours ago
know more about the good job of the PCSO.” Last October, the same dialogue was held in Davao “so that our countrymen from Mindanao will know what programs have been implemented by the PCSO under the administration of President Duterte,” he... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
NU, Hope crush rivals in Rebisco tiltoverpowered Holy Family Academy of Pampanga, 25-10, 25-12, while Hope Christian
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 hours ago
overpowered Holy Family Academy of Pampanga, 25-10, 25-12, while Hope Christian High School warded off University of Mindanao-Tagum, 25-20, 26-24, at the start of the 18-and-under Rebisco Volleyball League at the Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hataman delivers SORA with MILF officialCOTABATO CITY: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Mujiv Hataman d
The Manila Times / Posted 19 hours ago
COTABATO CITY: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Mujiv Hataman delivered his 4th State of the Region Address (SORA) on Monday with the presence of ranking Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) official viewed by many as prelude to the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Military steps up ops against NPA rebelsof arrest for multiple criminal charges, including murder. He said Jacotin is
The Manila Times / Posted 19 hours ago
of arrest for multiple criminal charges, including murder. He said Jacotin is the NPA’s logistics officer for western Mindanao and Tabanao is the finance officer. “The NPA top leaders are responsible for robbery, large-scale extortion... Read more
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The Manila Times
Filipinos ready to help Marawi victims – SWS“very ready” or “somewhat ready” to help victims of the crisis. The same surve
The Manila Times / Posted 19 hours ago
“very ready” or “somewhat ready” to help victims of the crisis. The same survey showed that 70 percent of residents in Mindanao are willing to assist victims of the siege. The readiness to help was 68 percent in Metro Manila, 57 percent in... Read more
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Pinoy Mountaineer
Letter to a young mountaineer, XI: The friends inside your backpackthe Coleman tent, I gave to our guide in Mt. Kanlaon – Kuya Rey Estelloso – aft
Pinoy Mountaineer / Posted 19 hours ago
the Coleman tent, I gave to our guide in Mt. Kanlaon – Kuya Rey Estelloso – after it completed the highest peaks of Luzon, Mindanao, and finally, Visayas; I later heard it was put to very good (and frequent) use until it was finally retired. It was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte: NPAs want war? I'll give it to themJuly after the Communist Party of the Philippines ordered the NPA to attack gov
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 hours ago
July after the Communist Party of the Philippines ordered the NPA to attack government troopers enforcing martial law in Mindanao. The president imposed martial law in Mindanao after jihadists laid siege to Marawi City last May 23. Marawi has... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -know more about the good job of the PCSO.” Last October, the same dialogue was
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 20 hours ago
know more about the good job of the PCSO.” Last October, the same dialogue was held in Davao “so that our countrymen from Mindanao will know what programs have been implemented by the PCSO under the administration of President Duterte,” he... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Military official wants ARMM to remain under Martial LawZAMBOANGA CITY — A senior military commander wants Autonomous Region in Muslim
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 hours ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — A senior military commander wants Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to remain under the Martial Law. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), said he wants to extend Martial Law in... Read more
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Minda News
Palafox: Good urban plan for Marawi to attract investorsattacked the city. Immediately after the armed clashes broke out, President Rod
Minda News / Posted 21 hours ago
attacked the city. Immediately after the armed clashes broke out, President Rodrigo R. Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao, which was supposed to end on July 22. Four days before it would lapse, Duterte announced he was extending its... Read more
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Minda News
UST starts prep work for GenSan campusRomy Pagaduan. Mayor Ronnel Rivera had endorsed the development of the UST cam
Minda News / Posted 21 hours ago
Romy Pagaduan. Mayor Ronnel Rivera had endorsed the development of the UST campus, which will be the university’s first in Mindanao. He said the opening of the university would eventually help bring in more major investments and economic... Read more
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Sun Star
Survey says most Pinoys ready to help Marawi victims20 percent was ambivalent on the matter. Readiness to offer assistance to vict
Sun Star / Posted 23 hours ago
20 percent was ambivalent on the matter. Readiness to offer assistance to victims of Marawi crisis is highest in Mindanao at 70 percent, followed by Metro Manila (68 percent), Visayas (57 percent), and Balance Luzon (54 percent). It is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House OKs bill restoring PNP CIDG’s power to issue subpoenaconvene in a special session on Saturday, July 22, to tackle the extension of P
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
convene in a special session on Saturday, July 22, to tackle the extension of President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao. The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading the bill restoring the power of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Security forces step up operations vs NPA rebelsand were facing multiple criminal charges, including murder. He said Jacotin wa
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
and were facing multiple criminal charges, including murder. He said Jacotin was the NPA’s logistic officer for western Mindanao, and Tabanao, the group’s finance officer. “The NPA top leaders are responsible for robbery, large-scale extortion... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Military pushes back deadline vs Abu SayyafZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The military in Western Mindanao has pushed back
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The military in Western Mindanao has pushed back its deadline to clear Sulu and Basilan of the Abu Sayyaf. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., head of the Western Mindanao Command, said security forces fell short of meeting... Read more
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Minda News
Palafox to lead creation of Metro Davao Urban Master Plandel Sur, Davao City, Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos), Panabo City, Carmen
Minda News / Posted yesterday
del Sur, Davao City, Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos), Panabo City, Carmen and Tagum City. In a briefer issued by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), it said the plan is expected to take into account the land use and the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Authorities urged to hunt down Maute's henchman in Lanao del SurSur that he has some 40 followers in tow,” Regional Vice Gov. Haroun Al-Rashid
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Sur that he has some 40 followers in tow,” Regional Vice Gov. Haroun Al-Rashid Lucman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said on Monday. Lucman hinted about Abu Dar’s group at the sideline of the state of the region address on Monday of... Read more
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Philboxing
SEN. PACQUIAO CHALLENGES NBI TO SERVE WITH EXCELLENCEin the NBI painting exhibition. Proceeds of the exhibit will go to the rehabil
Philboxing / Posted yesterday
in the NBI painting exhibition. Proceeds of the exhibit will go to the rehabilitation of Marawi City. The senator from Mindanao assured the NBI leadership of his all-out support particularly in the implementation of the agency�s anti-crime... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Anti-drugs agents nab suspected shabu peddler in Tawi-Tawisuspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, the Philippin
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Western Mindanao said Tuesday. Lyndon Aspacio, the PDEA Western Mindanao chief, said suspect Badang Awal Abdul, a resident of Sitio... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Five Filipinos rescued from Abu Sayyaf Group in Tawi-Tawitroops have rescued five kidnapped Filipinos at the seawaters off Sugbay Island
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
troops have rescued five kidnapped Filipinos at the seawaters off Sugbay Island, Languyan, Tawi-Tawi province. Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. and Naval Forces Western Mindanao commander Rear Admiral Rene... Read more
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Pilipino Star
6 of 10 Filipinos ready to help Marawi victims — SWSare undecided. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 In t
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
are undecided. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 In the same survey, Seven out of 10 residents in Mindanao (70 percent) and Metro Manila (68 percent) are willing to assist victims of the siege. The readiness to help was 68... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesand Muslims were affected, adding that Islam itself promotes peace. �Godless i
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
and Muslims were affected, adding that Islam itself promotes peace. �Godless ideology respects no religion. War in Mindanao is not a religious war,� Buzon said, adding that it has even affected more drastically the Muslims compared to... Read more
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Kagay-an News
Behind the Grand Launch of Centrio’s Magical Nights of Lights 2017Assistant; Jianna Marice Hernandez, 6th place Classical Ballet, 2016 Phil Dance
Kagay-an News / Posted yesterday
Assistant; Jianna Marice Hernandez, 6th place Classical Ballet, 2016 Phil Dance Cup & Representative for Northern Mindanao to the 2nd CMap Internationale Dance Festival 2017; Ria Lourdes Alfaro, 3rd place, Contemporary Modern Dance, 2016... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Hope Christian sweeps UM-Tagum for 1st RVL wincompetition at the Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna, Yee’s girls made a very
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
competition at the Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna, Yee’s girls made a very good impression by defeating University of Mindanao-Tagum, 25-20, 26-24. “It’s a good lousy win,” laughed Yee after the match. “Panget kasi yung execution namin but... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Journalism under duress in Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10culture of impunity.The Philippines is the country with the largest single mass
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
culture of impunity.The Philippines is the country with the largest single massacre of journalists – 32 on the island of Mindanao in 2009, where a three-month urban siege against jihadists in Marawi City has recently ended with a toll on many... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Marawi residents to benefit from UNHCR, Smart serviceare also at risk of harassment, exploitation or arbitrary detention, as martial
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
are also at risk of harassment, exploitation or arbitrary detention, as martial law is still in effect in Mindanao. While integration in Iligan and other key cities is a consideration for the displaced residents, most of them... Read more
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Sun Star
DavOr takes pride on AFP leaders' successthe peace and development stakeholders given recognition by the AFP during the
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
the peace and development stakeholders given recognition by the AFP during the Change of Command Ceremony at the Eastern Mindanao Command, say they are inspired and happy with the successes of the two military officials who greatly contributed to... Read more
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