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Palace appoints MinDA OIC

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 May) – Malacanang has appointed an officer-in-charge of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) in place of Secretary Datu Abul Khayr Alonto who died of heart complications on May 9. Executive Secretary signed the appointment of lawyer Nathaniel D. Dalumpines, assistant secretary for Mindanao Concerns, on May 20 to ensure “the continuous and […].....»»

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JICA experts doing feasibility study Davao’s sewerage management system

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 May) – A team of experts commissioned by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has started a feasibility study on Davao City’s sewerage management system, an ambitious project that involves building wastewater treatment facilities along coastal areas to address the contamination in the river and beach waters, according to Assistant […].....»»

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MINDANAO 2019-2022: In Mindanao, only 25 women elected out of 118 govs, city mayors, reps

(MindaNews / 23May) – Out of 118 posts for governor, city mayor and congressional district representatives in Mindanao for 2019 to 2022, only 25 were won by women, down from 33 in 2016-2019. Mindanao has 27 provinces, 33 cities and 60 congressional districts but only 58 representatives have been elected as elections in the reconfigured […].....»»

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MINDANAO 2019-2022: Mindanao’s 27 governors: 11 reelected, 11 first-termers, 5 ‘returnees’

(MindaNews / 23 May) – Eleven of Mindanao’s 27 governors won a second or third term in last week’s election, 11 are first-termers while five are “returnees” or those who could no longer qualify to run for the same post in 2016 because of the three-term limit, but returned in 2019. The 11 reelected governors […].....»»

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Marawi 2 years later: where are the DNA test results?

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews /24 May) – They were “identified” only through the white-painted markers made of plywood, bearing coded numbers and dates when they were retrieved, awaiting the day the results of the DNA matching with relatives will be released so they can be claimed by their loved ones or be properly marked where they […].....»»

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Pols in Duterte’s narco list clash over poll dispute in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – Private armed groups of politicians once tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte in his drugs watch list were locked into a fierce gunfight in an election related violence in Sultan Sumagka (formerly Talitay), Maguindanao during the transmission of votes Tuesday. Maj. Arvin Encinas, spokesperson of the Army’s 6th Infantry […].....»»

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Rivera wins again in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – The city’s board of canvassers (CBOC) formally proclaimed Tuesday night reelectionist City Mayor Ronnel Rivera and other winning candidates here following hours of delay due to a corrupt secure digital or SD card. The board reconvened and proclaimed the winners around 9:45 p.m. after completing the canvassing […].....»»

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Tamayo to replace Fuentes as governor of South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Commission on Elections (Comelec), through the provincial board of canvassers (PBOC), proclaimed on Wednesday morning Tupi Mayor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. as the newly-elected governor of South Cotabato province. Lawyer Duque Kadatuan, Comelec provincial supervisor, said Tamayo garnered a total of 222,060 votes based on the canvassed election returns from 726 […].....»»

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‘Good’ voters’ turnout in Region 12 – Comelec

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) declared a “good” voting turnout of 74.3 percent in in Region 12 in Monday’s local and national midterm elections. Lawyer Jose Villanueva, Comelec-12 assistant regional director, said Wednesday data gathered from local election offices showed that around 1.8 million of the 2,431,265 […].....»»

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Duterte siblings, 1st District councilors proclaimed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – The Duterte siblings and the 1st District councilors of Davao City had been proclaimed around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, several hours after the proclamation was delayed when the SD card of a vote-counting machine from a clustered precinct in Davao City National High School (DCNHS) malfunctioned. Atty. Krisna […].....»»

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Mangudadatu couple to rule S. Kudarat, Maguindanao provinces

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – The husband will govern Sultan Kudarat province while the wife, neighboring Maguindanao, starting noon of June 30. Suharto “Teng” Mangudadatu led by a wide margin against independent candidate Carlos Valdez Jr. in the gubernatorial race in Sultan Kudarat, 223,043 votes versus 40,945, according to unofficial results based on […].....»»

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Bong Go leads in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – Former Special Assistant to the President and now Senator-elect Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go obtained the highest number of votes in Davao City among the senatorial candidates. Based on the final unofficial results published in ABS-CBN’s Halalan 2019 website, Go garnered 533,550 votes or 83.92% of the 635,806 voters […].....»»

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Sibling rivalry: Only one Amante wins in Agusan Norte

Of the four members of the Amante clan who ran for various posts in Agusan del Norte, only incumbent Governor Angelica Amante-Malba, who ran as representative of the province’s second district, has won. She beat her own brother, incumbent Rep. John Erlpe Amante, with whom she has had a falling out over the latter’s alleged […].....»»

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Sara cries when Davao City delivered a 12-0 in favor of HNP-backed candidates

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte was overwhelmed with the kind of support that the Dabawenyo voters had shown for the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP)-backed senatorial candidates and admitted that she was humbled and cried upon knowing that the city delivered a 12-0 vote. “I am humbled as I […].....»»

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Ecleo out; Dinagat’s new governor is human rights lawyer Kaka Bag-ao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – The reign of the Ecleo dynasty in Dinagat Islands is over. Two-term Representative and human rights lawyer Arlene “Kaka” Bag-ao is the new Governor of the 12-year old province, ending a succession of four terms held by the Ecleos who had long ruled Dinagat before it was carved […].....»»

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In Basilan, Akbars out, more Hatamans in

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – Akbars out, more Hatamans in. Basilan Governor Jim Hataman-Salliman won a second term, his brother Mujiv Hataman won the seat for the lone district of Basilan while Mujiv’s wife, Sitti Djalia, is now the new city mayor of Isabela, partial unofficial results from the Commission on Elections show. […].....»»

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Cynthia and Djalia: they lost in the Bangsamoro plebiscite but won the mayoralty

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi and former Anak Mindanao party list Representative Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman lost in the Bangsamoro plebiscite in January but won their bid for the mayoralty in Monday’s election. Sayadi, a mayoralty candidate, campaigned against inclusion of her city in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in […].....»»

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