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63 passengers, crew of ferry that ran aground rescued by Balingoan fisherfolk

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 17 July) — A roll on – roll off (RoRo)  passenger ferry from Camiguin Island ran aground near Lapinig Island in Balingoan, Misamis Oriental after being buffeted by strong winds and huge waves Monday afternoon but all 63 passengers and crew, including five children, were rescued by fisherfolk in Balingoan. The […].....»»

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Terror suspect’s wife arrested in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/17 July) – The wife of suspected terrorist Owaidah Marohombsar alias Abu Dar was arrested while an alleged bomb expert and two leaders of remnants of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group were killed during joint Army and police operations in this city on Monday. Troops from the Army Intelligence Battalion, Joint Special […].....»»

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TURNING POINT: Déjà vu

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/16 July) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is truly an amazing persona, a charismatic leader in Philippine horizon beyond compare whose every word on anything is accepted by his rabidly adoring followers as gospel truth, justifying and massaging in fact  those that look immoral and  unsavory to fit to their belief system. […].....»»

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BPM industry earns over P400B in 2015

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 July) – Companies in the Business Process Management (BPM) industry generated a total revenue of P461.4 billion in 2015, according to the final results of the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) 2015 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry released on Monday. The PSA said firms in customer relationship management industry earned P264.4 […].....»»

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NDFP-Southern Mindanao calls localized peace talks a “surrender package”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 July) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Southern Mindanao Region (NDFP-SMR) has rejected the localized peace talks now being pushed by the Duterte administration calling it a “surrender package” and a “hollow attempt to draw a veil over the ravages of Martial Law in Mindanao and the escalating bloodbath […].....»»

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CPP: “‘No’ is a no” to localized peace talks 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 July) –The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) expressed confidence that all New People’s Army (NPA) units on the ground are firmly united under a central leadership, reiterating its position that a “’no’ is a no” to the localized peace talks that are now being pushed by the Duterte administration. […].....»»

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Dureza to AFP: return P192.5M PAMANA fund for Maguindanao roads

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 July) — The Office of the Presidential Advikser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has asked Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to return P192.5 million released in 2012 for road projects in Maguindanao under the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) program but have remained unimplemented. In a meeting on July […].....»»

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Basilan youth leader hopes communities benefit from Bangsamoro law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 July) — A young Moro leader from Basilan province hopes communities in conflict-affected areas would benefit from the new Bangsamoro law so that the peace process can move into a “peace progress.” “As a Bangsamoro, what I want is for us to have a peace progress and not just peace process […].....»»

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Duterte on Pacquiao: “not just a public servant but one of the greatest boxers of all time”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 15 July) -– Boxing icon and public servant Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao won Sunday’s “Fight of the Champions” in Kuala Lumpur, with President Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the ringside. In a statement, Duterte said the Filipino boxer and politician gave the country pride and brought the Filipino nation […].....»»

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HABAGATNONG HINAGAWHAW: Gamay Lang nga Reminder

Ayaw kahubog ayaw intawon kahubog sa imong power kay you have to remember walâ bayay forever Bisan unsa pa ikaw ka-powerful na bisan unsa pa you’re just a mortal, my dear for you walay forever So please remember may adlaw pagpaningil always remember  .....»»

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Duterte at Pacquiao fight ringside; Mahathir invited

KUALA LUMPUR (MindaNews / 15 July) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is among the very important personalities who will be at the ringside when Manny Pacquiao, a senator in his home country, tries to wrest the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight crown from Argentinian champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday. Fight time is around 11:15 a.m. […].....»»

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Duterte and Mahathir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad (left) and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte emerge from the suite room where they were holed up after the sensational knockout victory of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao over Argentinian Lucas Matthysse held at the Axiata Arena here in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, 15 July 2015. They fielded questions from the […].....»»

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What makes the new Bangsamoro political entity “more than ARMM”?

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) — Flashing the peace sign shortly after suspending the Day 3 session at 10:50 p.m. on Wednesday with “95% of the work done,” Zubiri reiterated what he told MindaNews earlier that afternoon: “1,000 per cent better than ARMM” (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao). Last month, he said the same […].....»»

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The Bangsamoro law: not fully CAB-compliant but “it’s ARMM plus definitely”

QUEZON CITY  (MindaNews / 14 July) — It may not fully comply with the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), the peace agreement signed by the government (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in 2014, but “it’s ARMM plus definitely,” Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said of the new political entity that would […].....»»

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MILF chair on bicam version of Bangsamoro law: “80 to 90% CAB-compliant”

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) — The chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said they will hold consultations with the Bangsamoro people as soon as they get the “final clean copy” of the proposed Bangsamoro law version of the Bicameral Conference Committee (bicam) but will likely accept it as it is “initially […].....»»

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Pacquiao-Mathysse

Senator Manny Pacquiao flashes his famous grin ahead of his world title fight versus defending World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Mathysse on Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Kuala Lumpur.  Pacquiao (left) weighed an even 146 pound to Mathysse’s 146.7 lbs (right).Photo by Edwin Espejo.....»»

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RROW negotiations for Mindanao railway start this year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 July) – Negotiations with property owners to settle road right of way matters for the implementation of phase one of the Mindanao Railway Project will start this year, an official from the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. MinDA executive deputy director Romeo Montenegro said in an interview on Wednesday that the government […].....»»

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Palace to issue EO on localized peace talks with Reds

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 July) – Malacañang will issue an executive order setting the guidelines for the localized peace talks that local government units may hold with New People’s Army (NPA) units operating in their respective areas, presidential spokesperson Harry S. Roque said. Roque said during a Palace briefing on Thursday that the guiding framework for […].....»»

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Storm surges damage 45 houses in Misamis Oriental

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/12 July) – Storm surges hit the towns of Jasaan and Initao in Misamis Oriental Thursday destroying 45 houses, an official said. Fernando Dy, chief of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said a succession of waves swamped 20 houses in Bobontugan, Jasaan early Thursday. A few hours later, […].....»»

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Skeletal remains found in burned mall in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 July) – Demolition workers found skeletal remains among the debris on the third floor of the burned NCCC Mall Davao on Tuesday afternoon, an official of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said on Thursday. Davao City Fire Marshal Major Virna Silagan told MindaNews that the workers discovered a skull 52 days […].....»»

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