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13 NPA rebels yield in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – At least 13 alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebels, including a “child warrior,” have surrendered to police and Army personnel in South Cotabato province following a series of negotiations. Lt. Col. Barney Condes, chief of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12’s mobile force battalion (RMFB), said the rebels separately yielded […].....»»

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Dengue epidemic: SouthCot placed under state of calamity

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – The provincial government of South Cotabato has placed the entire province under a state of calamity due to the rising cases of the deadly dengue fever. South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. said he signed an executive order on Wednesday morning regarding the move after three municipalities already declared […].....»»

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Gov’t task force says EU cut funding to missionary group

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – The European Union has halted its financial aid to the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP) after the government asked EU to stop supporting the group that it accused of being allied with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), according to Allan Capuyan, executive director of the National Task […].....»»

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Boat Trip

Boat Trip.....»»

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Flood recedes in 6 Lanao Norte towns

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/18 July) — Floodwaters that inundated Tuesday six towns in Lanao del Norte subsided on Wednesday as the southwest monsoon triggered by Tropical Storm “Falcon” moved northward. Titus Velez of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Northern Mindanao said many of the 7,644 persons affected by the flashflood had already […].....»»

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Miles apart but held together by hope

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (ICRC / 17 July) -– Fatima gets to meet her husband *Abdul for only one week every year. While she is in Zamboanga, he is in Manila – both opposite ends of the country. Abdul was detained in September 2013 in relation to his alleged involvement in the Zamboanga Siege. He was initially […].....»»

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Cotabato Vegetable Vendor

Cotabato Vegetable Vendor.....»»

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Rio Grande Sunrise

Rio Grande Sunrise.....»»

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National CPR Day

National CPR Day.....»»

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Davao’s daredevil reveals ugly T’nalak motocross experience

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 17 July) – A well-known Mindanawon daredevil rider lashed out at organizers of a motocross racing event in line with South Cotabato’s ongoing famed T’nalak festival, which is now on its 20th edition. Davao City pride Bornok “The Lion” Mangosong said the organizers allegedly reneged on their agreement. “Never in my […].....»»

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P10B set aside for communities vulnerable to climate change – Cimatu

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 July) – The government will set aside a budget worth P10 billion as investments to increase the capabilities of the vulnerable provinces on climate change adaptation and mitigation and disaster risk reduction as “readiness and preparedness is key to resiliency,” Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said. Speaking during the “Tatak […].....»»

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Flooded Street

Flooded Street.....»»

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School Girls on a Motorbike

School Girls on a Motorbike.....»»

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4 NPAs killed in Agusan Sur skirmishes

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) – Government troops killed four members of the New People’s Army following a series of skirmishes in Agusan del Sur over the weekend. Col. Allan Hambala, commander of the Army’s 401st Infantry Brigade, said their troops caught the rebels foraging for food in Barangay Brook, Bunawan town […].....»»

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Ex-army official appointed BARMM minister

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) – Retired Army Colonel Dickson Hermoso, an assistant secretary at the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), has joined the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) as chief of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTR). Hermoso, a veteran of the Moro rebellion in […].....»»

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DepEd-Davao vows to make fair decision on complaints vs schools for Lumads

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) – The Department Education in the Davao Region (DepEd-Davao) will come out with a fair decision on the complaints filed by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon against Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. that had been suspended since last Friday for allegedly teaching the pupils in the […].....»»

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TURNING POINT: Funny and Panicky

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 16 July) – In a vote 18 in favour, 14 against, and 15 abstention, the UN Human Rights Council decided to probe on the alleged human rights violations in the Philippines in the advent of the Duterte campaign to end the drug menace. The PNP reported 6,600 deaths related to […].....»»

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Restrictions waived for Moro fighters aspiring to become cops, soldiers

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao (MindaNews/15 July) – The government will waive the height, age and educational requirements for combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who want to become police or army troopers, top national and regional government officials confirmed over the weekend. Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez, Jr. said that MILF members will be […].....»»

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DepEd to accept students from suspended schools for Lumad

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 July) – Around 1,100 Lumad students affected by the suspension order issued last Friday against 55 schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center Inc. will be accommodated in public schools, the Department of Education (DepEd) in Davao Region assured on Monday. DepEd-Region 11 spokesperson Jenielito Atillo told a […].....»»

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Salugpongan: DepEd’s suspension of 55 Lumad schools ‘a militaristic approach’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 July) – The suspension of 55 Salugpongan schools in the Davao Region “is a militaristic approach that further marginalizes the Lumad,” the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center said in a statement on Saturday. The Department of Education (DepEd) Region 11 issued Friday an order suspending the permit to operate of 55 […].....»»

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