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Surigao native bags presidential award for overseas Filipinos

BERN, Swizerland (MindaNews/ 21 Nov.) – A native of Surigao City in Mindanao is among the 25 overseas Filipinos and organizations chosen this year for their outstanding work and contributions abroad. Maria Theresa Eviota, a resident of  Bern in the last 27 years, will receive an award in the Pamana ng Pilipino category which is […].....»»

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Davao to ban road blocks during protest actions

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 20 Nov.) – The city council is expected to pass next week an ordinance prohibiting the setting up of road blocks by militant groups or any other parties that will hamper the free flow of traffic. This after the City Council of Davao passed on second reading Tuesday the proposed ordinance “prohibiting […].....»»

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Durian

Durian sells for P60 per kilo in this stall in Astorga, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. November 17, 2018. The price would go down to as low as P30 per kilo during the peak season. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

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MILF chair visits Camp Aguinaldo in historic first

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim on Monday set foot inside Camp Aguinaldo, the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, a historic visit that aimed to emphasize the end of hostilities after decades of an armed conflict that has claimed an estimated 150,000 lives. Murad made the visit […].....»»

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Kin say 4 slain persons not terrorists but gov’t employees

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/ 20 Nov.) – Relatives of four persons who were found dead on Monday in separate areas in Region 12 refuted claims by the police that they were terrorists and demanded a thorough investigation on their death. Anwar Emblawa, administrative officer of the local government of Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao  identified the slain individuals as […].....»»

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Judicial reforms, certainty of punishment best move vs crimes – Atty. Chel Diokno

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 19 Nov.) – Reforming the judiciary and ensuring the certainty of punishment is the best way to address the problem of illegal drugs and other crimes, a human rights lawyer told participants to a media forum in Davao City on Saturday. Lawyer Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno, chair of the Free Legal Assistance […].....»»

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2 suspected terrorists killed in Tacurong City; 2 IEDs explode in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/ 19 Nov.) – Two alleged members of an Islamic State-inspired group were killed in a shootout with security forces in Tacurong City at 2am Monday. Superintendent Aldrin Gonzalez, information chief of Police Regional Office-12 said a gray multicab tried to evade a checkpoint in Barangay Kenram in Isulan town by turning back towards […].....»»

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Bangsamoro Law seen to heal political, historical wounds

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/ 19 Nov.) –  The ratification of the Organic Law on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OLBARMM) in a plebiscite on January 21, 2019 will give justice to the Bangsamoro people as it will bring about healing to political and historical wounds, an official said on Saturday. Prof. Raby B. Angkal, chief […].....»»

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At Home In Masalay

The site of the Ampatuan Massacre in Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao has become home to some families who have built shanties on the roadside. 18 NOVEMBER 2018. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO  .....»»

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Galvez awards 24 WIA in Sulu clash where 5 soldiers were killed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Nov) — Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Carlito Galvez on Sunday conferred the wounded personnel medals on 24 soldiers wounded in action during an encounter with the Abu Sayyaf on Friday where five of their comrades were killed. Five soldiers were killed while 23 others were injured, including an […].....»»

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Clear vision needed to unite different sectors in the future Bangsamoro

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 18 November) — A clear vision of the future Bangsamoro is needed to find a common ground where the Bangsamoro people from various sectors can work together, a former Executive Secretary of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) said. Lawyer Naguib Sinarimbo, who served as ARMM Executive Secretary from December […].....»»

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Kin of massacre victims: ‘Convict the Ampatuans’

MASSACRE SITE, Ampatuan, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 18 Nov) — Exasperated by the slow wheels of justice, the families of the victims of the November 23, 2009 massacre here of 58 persons, 32 of them from the media, burned here on Sunday afternoon the tarpaulins bearing photographs of three principal suspects to decry the failure of […].....»»

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Storm signal 1 raised over 7 Mindanao provinces due to ‘Samuel’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Nov) –  Storm signal 1 has been raised over seven of 27 Mindanao provinces and five in the Visayas due to tropical depression ‘Samuel.’ Placed under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal  (TCWS) No. 1 are the Mindanao provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, […].....»»

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Nine Years After

Nine Years After.....»»

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Datu Salumay Invitational Trail Run: It’s called DaSal for a reason


Text and photos by Bobby Timonera  MARILOG, Davao City (MindaNews / 17 Nov) – “Victory favors the prepared.” I read these words emblazoned at the back of a runner’s shirt midway of my 25-kilometer race during the Datu Salumay Invitational Trail Run in the beautiful mountains here last Sunday, November 11. I felt like hearing a pastor […].....»»

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Marawi master plan out in ‘two weeks,’ says del Rosario

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 November) — The final blueprint for Marawi to rise from the ashes of war is “almost complete,” Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, chair of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TBFM), said. “The master development plan (for Marawi’s reconstruction and rehabilitation) is coming out in two weeks,” del Rosario told journalists attending the […].....»»

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TF Bangon Marawi expropriates land for proposed military camp

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Nov) – The government has started expropriation proceedings to secure six hectares of land to construct a second military camp in Marawi City. Task Force Bangon Marawi chief Eduardo del Rosario said the Regional State Prosecutor’s Office filed the expropriation proceedings before the Regional Trial Court in Marawi City last […].....»»

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AFP favors another extension of martial law in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 17 Nov.) – Yet another extension of martial law is needed to prevent a resurgence of threats from Islamic State-inspired armed groups in Mindanao, an Army official said Friday. Maj Gen Noel Clement, speaking during the 2-day Mindanao Media Forum that opened on Friday said martial law prevented a spillover of the […].....»»

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Sign Against the Sign

Sign Against the Sign.....»»

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Ustadz, wife survive ambush in Maguindanao, but son didn’t

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 16 Nov) – A family of a Maguindanao cleric was waylaid early Friday wherein the ustadz’s son died. Senior Supt. Madzagani Mukaram, Maguindanao police director, identified the slain victim as Samen Panday, 34, married. Ustadz Musa Panday, 55, and his wife Susana, 44, were rushed to Cotabato City Hospital […].....»»

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