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Ammonia leak hits Dolefil; 35 hospitalized

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/24 Sept) – An ammonia leak hit a facility of fruit giant Dole Philippines, Inc (Dolefil) in Polomolok, South Cotabato shortly before Monday morning, a company official said. Gwyn Ann Marie Ebol-Palima, Dolefil corporate communications manager, said at least 35 individuals were brought to the company’s Howard Hubbard Memorial Hospital (HHMH) following the […].....»»

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ALPSIDE DOWNED: Siargao-ed (Last of two parts)

GENERAL LUNA, SIARGAO (MindaNews/ 24 Sept) – According to a story in Rappler, up to 1.2 billion pesos had been allocated in 2016 to add and improve infrastructure in the Caraga region, with special focus on tourism facilities in Siargao. Three hundred million of this amount has gone to the construction of a sports complex […].....»»

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Explosives found in alleged camp of ISIS-inspired group

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 24 Sept) – Police operatives captured an alleged base of an Islamic State-inspired local terror group and recovered improvised explosives in an operation on Sunday in a remote village in Polomolok town in South Cotabato. Chief Supt. Eliseo Rasco, regional director of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12, said elements from the […].....»»

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Patikul update: families of 7 slain Tausugs OK exhumation

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Sept) — The families of the seven Tausugs allegedly massacred in Patikul, Sulu on September 14 but the military claimed were Abu Sayyaf members killed in an encounter, have given their consent for an exhumation of the bodies to determine cause of death and how they were killed. Lawyer Jacqueline […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Stayin’ Alive

Stayin’ Alive.....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Brawner: zero casualty in Marawi’s barangay polls

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 Sept) — Except for a few fistfights and misunderstandings and a few arrests for vote-buying, “not a single person was killed” in Saturday’s barangay elections in Marawi City, Col. Romeo Brawner, Deputy Commander of the Joint Task Force Ranao, said. He described the elections as “a big leap towards genuine […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2018Related News

Sara Duterte, Pimentel still in Senate 12 in latest Pulse Asia survey

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 Sept) —  Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and Senator Aquilino Pimentel III are still within the ‘Magic 12’ in the senatorial race for the May 2019 elections, Duterte on the 5th to 6th statistical ranking, Pimentel on the 7th to 11th, but two more Mindanawons — Ronald dela Rosa and […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2018Related News

HABAGATNONG HINAGAWHAW: Martsa

Dilì.  Dilì na. Dilì na ko momartsa dinhà sa kadalanan o sa kabungtoran man. Dugay.  Dugay na. Dugay nang panahona ako dasig nga ningmartsa bitbit ang plakard ug bandera. Dugay.  Dugay na latas sa kabungtoran ako miduyog pagmartsa pas-an ang ripleng karaan. Daghan.  Daghan na ang nangapukang kauban sa hugtanon nga martsa pagbugtaw sa kagawasan. […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2018Related News

For Bangsamoro plebiscite

First time voter-registrants in Matanog town in Maguindanao province fill out forms on the bleachers of the municipal gymnasium on 22 September 2018 during the Special Registration for the plebiscite to ratify RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The plebiscite is scheduled on January 21, 2019. Contributed […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2018Related News

DILG urges officials to get more people to attend Oct. 14 barangay assembly

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Sept) — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging officials in the country’s 42,044 barangays to use social media, particularly Facebook and Twitter to get more people to attend the October 14 Barangay Assembly. A press release from the DILG on Saturday quotedOIC Secretary Eduardo Año as […].....»»

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Mayor Sara Duterte thanks supporters but hints at seeking reelection next year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Sept) – Mayor Sara Duterte thanked her supporters for the trust and confidence as she maintained a high statistical ranking in the latest Pulse Asia survey on the May 2019 senatorial elections but the presidential daughter reiterated she would like to seek reelection as the city’s chief executive in 2019. […].....»»

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Missing six-year old child found dead

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Sept) — Police recovered the remains of a six-year old girl at Purok 11 Kilometer 9 in Barangay Matina Pangi, this city six days after she was reported missing. The child’s neck and feet were tied with electrical wires. Senior Insp. Maria Teresita Gaspan, Davao City Police Office (DCPO) spokesperson […].....»»

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Mindanawons find Enrile’s claim of no massacres under martial law “fiction,” “delusional” “:

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 September) —  Mindanao suffered so many massacres and other human rights violations in the run-up to and during martial law under Ferdinand Edralin Marcos but the 94-year old Defense Minister of the Marcos dictatorship — Juan Ponce Enrile — now claims no massacre ever happened, not even the Jabidah Massacre […].....»»

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PEACETALK: Reflecting on multi-stakeholder participation and engagement over PCVE

(Commissioner Yusuf Morales of the Natonal Commission on Muslim Filipinos wrote this discussion paper which aims to lead towards a framework for stakeholders to engage and participate in PCVE (Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism) initiatives. Some case studies have been inserted for consideration and reflection. The article is a reflection over the recent FES workshop […].....»»

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Flying High

Flying High.....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

Impasug-ong rodeo

A local cowboy holds on the back of a rampaging bull during the rodeo in Impasug-ong town, Bukidnon on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

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Davao-Samal bridge to cost P9B

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 21 Sept) – The 4.4-kilometer Davao City-Samal bridge project will cost around P9 billion, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) director for planning services Constante A. Llanes said. Llanes said in an interview at the sidelines of the Davao Agri Trade Expo 2018 at the SMX Convention Center Davao Thursday that […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

STATEMENT: Commemoraring Marcos’ Martial Law while Mindanao continues to be under one

21 September 2018 Today marks the 46thyear since the deposed President Ferdinand E. Marcos, Sr. issued Proclamation 1081 which put the entire Philippines under Martial Law in 1972. It is telling that it is being marked while Mindanao is yet again under Martial Law. This time, no less than a President from Mindanao has said […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

Kitanglad Range

Mt. Kitanglad Range as seen from Barangay Miarayon, Talakag, Bukidnon on Wednesday, 19 September 2018. Mt. Dulang-Dulang, the country’s second highest mountain at 2,938 masl, is one of the peaks of this prominent landmark in Northern Mindanao. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

Martial Law Anniversary Protest

Militant groups in Davao City mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by then president Ferdinand E Marcos with a rally at the Freedom Park on Friday, 21 September 2018. The protesters accused President Rodrigo Duterte of having followed the footsteps of Mr. Marcos. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO.....»»

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