NDFP slams AFP for parading hoax NPA surrenderees

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines said 99% of the so-called "NPA surrenderees" were not actually NPA fighters but were victims of the series of red tagging and psywar activities launched by the AFP-PNP......»»

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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio receives a token from the Tagum City Council of Woman Foundation Inc. for being the guest speaker on the Juana Fest 2018 on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the University of Southeastern Philippines gymnasium in Apokon, Tagum City. (More...) (Photo by Marlo Ansano).....»»

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A beggar along San Pedro Street plays a kudlung, a two-stringed lute played by indigenous peoples in Mindanao, as means to entertain and ask for charity from passersby. (Kath M. Cortez/»»

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Davao City Council passes bill declaring Datu Bago a local hero

City Council here approved on Tuesday, March 20, an ordinance declaring Datu Bago as a local hero......»»

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Industrial Park to rise in Davao Oriental

A multi-billion dollar investment to establish a Big-Ticket Industrial Park in Banaybanay Davao Oriental is set to be implemented this year after a Memorandum of Agreement was signed Tuesday morning between the provincial government and Pionaire Finance Limited and its consortium partners Chinese companies MCC International Incorporation, Ltd; Shenzhen Energy Group; Dezhou Chemtics Chemical Co., Ltd; and US-based company WaterGen......»»

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Bill to end ‘endo’ in gov’t filed

Progressive lawmakers at the House of Representatives called the Makabayan bloc filed, on Monday, a bill that seeks to ban all forms of labor contractualization in government institutions, two years after President Rodrigo Duterte failed to fulfill his campaign promise to end "endo" or "end of contract" among non-regular workers......»»

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Is ignorance the new sexy?

To express one’s dissent is of course not the ultimate solution to everything, but it is incorrect to dismiss it as useless. It is only when we talk that we generate better ideas; it is only when we generate better ideas that we create better policies; it is only when better policies are created that we, our actions are better directed......»»

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Mindanao lawmakers see BBL okay prior to Duterte’s SONA

Lower House lawmakers said they are optimistic to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in time for the State of the Nation Address (Sona) of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte this July......»»

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Duterte still obligated to cooperate with ICC investigation despite withdrawal

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the Philippines' withdrawal from the Rome Statute, a treaty which established the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC is currently conducting a preliminary examination into the Duterte administration’s bloody war on drugs......»»

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Panabo City Mayor James Gamao delivers the 4th State of the City Address on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Panabo Multi-Purpose Center. He focused on the accomplishments of his administration and their plans to achieve the city’s vision as the agro-industrial gateway to the world. (Photo by Marlo Ansano).....»»

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Progressives lambast DOJ as it frees ‘drug lords’

Progressive lawmakers on Tuesday branded President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war as “death for the poor, and salvation for the rich” following the acquittal of the Department of Justice (DOJ) against suspected drug lords......»»

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This year's Datu Bago awardees (from left to right) are Nieto L. Vitto; Beethoven N. Sur; Belen C. Laud; Norma T. Javellana; Bro. Carlito M. Gaspar; Ricardo N. Obenza, Jr.; and Dr. Aland David Mizell. The award is the highest honor the local government of Davao City gives to its outstanding constituents. The conferment ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Royal Mandaya Hotel. (Mark Joy G. Basallajes/»»

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In this photo taken in February 20, 2018, a farmer at Sitio Datal Bong Langon in Lake Sebu town, South Cotabato dries corn kernels. Only few people were left at the village after the massive evacuation brought by the incident that happened last December 3, 2017, when eight T'boli-Dulangan Manobo including tribal leader Datu Victor Danyan were killed by alleged military forces. (Kath M. Cortez/»»

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Various women's group s in Southern Mindanao region march in Davao City on the occasion of the 108th International Women's Day, Thursday, March 8. (Mara S. Genotiva/»»

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Teacher Protection Act hurdles House committee level

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education and Culture has approved a bill that seeks to........»»

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Army: Name rights violators

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Members of a tribal community in Bukidnon went to the regional office of the........»»

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DFA’s ‘Passport on Wheels’ to cater to 4,000 applicants

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The city government here with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will offer a mobile passport........»»

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IPs, national minorities oppose Duterte’s Cha-cha

MANILA, Philippines – The Sandugo Movement of Moro and Indigenous Peoples for Self Determination staged a protest in front of........»»

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Skills program for IP forest guards proposed

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) together with its partner agencies is currently drafting a training standard........»»

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Mocha’s loyalty to Duterte earns Mayor Sara’s backing

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte – Carpio cited Mocha Uson’s relentless drive in helping boost President........»»

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