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From SAP to SAsp

From SAP (Special Assistant to the President) to SAsp (Senatorial Aspirant). President Rodrigo Roa Duterte raises the hand of SAP Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go who filed his certificate of candidacy for Senator at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Intramuros, Manila on October 15, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO  .....»»

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Meranaws to Duterte: “Let us go home;” Groundbreaking reset to Oct. 28

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /14 Oct) — Displaced from their homes and source of livelihood since15 months ago, Marawi residents who have yet to return home, particularly those from Ground Zero, the former main battle area between government and the IS-inspired Maute Group, have launched a new movement to collect on a year-old promise of President […].....»»

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Pacman’s sister-in-law running for GenSan vice mayor

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 15 Oct) – Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s local political party, People’s Champ Movement (PCM), fielded his sister-in-law Lorelei on Monday as candidate for vice mayor here. Lorelei, who represents the Liga ng mga Barangay in the city council, filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections here past […].....»»

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KISSAH AND DAWAT: The Pursuit of an Islamic Way of Life

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 15 Oct) – Reading Stephen Covey’s Principle-Centered Leadership (PCL) amazes me at how his ideas are so close to my Islamic roots. Using the eight principles as a takeoff, I decided to find its roots in the Qur’an and the Sunnah and its relevance for personal growth. It is so interesting how […].....»»

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Mayor Sara Files COC

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte files her certificate of candidacy for the same post on Monday, October 15, 2018, ending speculations she would run for senator in next year’s midterm elections. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO.....»»

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Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio seeks reelection, brother ‘Baste’ possible running mate

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 15 Oct) – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Monday filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) seeking reelection in next year’s midterm polls but has remained undecided who her running mate would be. But in an interview after filing her COC at the Commission on Elections-Davao at around 4p.m. on Monday, the […].....»»

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Thousands of devotees line up to view Padre Pio’s heart relic

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /14 Oct) — Thousands of devotees braved the long queues and the afternoon heat to view and touch the glass-encased incorrupt heart relic of Padre Pio during the public veneration at the Ateneo de Davao University’s Matina Campus on Sunday, upon its arrival from Cebu City. The Archdiocese of Davao is the […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 14th, 2018Related News

Priest says Padre Pio’s heart relic visit should inspire Filipinos to be holy

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 October) -– The visit of the incorrupt heart relic of Padre Pio, an Italian priest and a mystic known to have received the gift of stigmata or the wounds of Christ, should inspire Filipinos to be holy, to change the social and political ills of the nation. Fr. Ilde Dimaano, […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 14th, 2018Related News

Cash reward given to 3 witnesses for suspect’s arrest

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 13 Oct) — Mayor Joseph Evangelista on Friday handed over the P100,000 reward money to three witnesses whose testimonies led to the arrest of the primary suspect in the killing last month of a 21-year old woman. Two of the three witnesses are minors. Each of the three received P33,333.33 from Evangelista […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2018Related News

Q3 involuntary hunger highest in Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/ 13 Oct) – Involuntary hunger in the past three months was most pronounced in Mindanao, the island grouping where President Rodrigo Duterte, the country’s 16th President and first Mindanawon to lead the nation, continued to get the highest net satisfaction rating in september. Involuntary hunger in Mindanao increased by 7 […].....»»

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COMMENTARY: Who is a professor?

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 13 October) — In our society, some people fondly address a person who is teaching or used to teach in college/university as professor or “prof”. Others, wittingly or unwittingly, identified themselves through their identification card, business card, or desk name plate as professor. In the present world of publicity, we read […].....»»

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Duterte pessimistic about rice sufficiency target due to massive land conversion

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 Oct) — President Rodrigo Duterte expressed pessimism about the country’s rice sufficiency target as a result of massive conversion of rice fields into areas intended for growing of export crops. In a press conference upon arrival here Friday from Bali, Indonesia, Duterte said the current rice production of the country […].....»»

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Murad meets int’l donor community; presents state of the future BARMM

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 October) — It was a “very historic conference,” the representative of the Canadian Embassy said as the chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) briefed international development partners, among them six Ambassadors, on the future Bangsamoro government, and presented a10-point priority program to meet the “huge challenges” in their […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2018Related News

STATEMENT: National Ulama Conference of the Philipines supports Bangsamoro Organic Law

“And help one another in goodness and piety, and do not help one another in sin and aggression.” (Surah al- Ma’idah 5:2) The National Ulama Conference of the Philippines (NUCP), a national network of ulama and ulama organizations in the Philippines, supports and commends the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2018Related News

KISSAH AND DAWAT: Bangsamoro vision or visions?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Oct) – Moros are living in interesting time. At the national level, we have a president who claims Moro ancestry and by signing the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) into law drives his point of having a heart for Moro’s welfare. At the regional level, we are about to witness the […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2018Related News

NPA rebel returnees in Sarangani to receive additional benefits

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 12 Oct) – Returning New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Sarangani Province may now receive additional benefits and support packages under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). Lizeth Lopez, E-CLIP provincial focal person, said Friday they have started implementing the expanded reintegration program in coordination with the Department of […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2018Related News

More growth zones expected with opening of Koronadal’s P150M transport terminal

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 12 Oct) – City officials expect the opening of more growth zones here in the next few years with the operationalization of its P150-million integrated transport terminal complex. City Mayor Peter Miguel said Friday a number of major business ventures have already started to emerge in outlying areas of the 5.9-hectare […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2018Related News

GenSan mayor’s elder bro files candidacy for vice mayor

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 12 Oct) – An elder brother of incumbent City Mayor Ronnel Rivera filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for vice mayor here on Friday. Businessman Ryan Chua Rivera, 51, formally filed his candidacy around 11:30 a.m. at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here under the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL). Ryan […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2018Related News

Pulong and Bato file COCs for representative, senator

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Oct) – Resigned Vice Mayor Paolo “Pulong” Duterte filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) as representative of the first congressional district of Davao City while former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa filed his candidacy for senator on Friday. The former vice mayor, accompanied by sister Mayor […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2018Related News

Tensions flare up in Comelec Cotabato office during ERB hearing

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Oct) – Tensions ran high inside the city office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here while the Election Regulatory Board was hearing petitions for disqualification of new voters. Cotabato City Rep. Bai Sandra Sema, one of those petitioned to be disqualified for allegedly being a registered voter of the municipality […].....»»

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