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NorMin dominates domestic trade in Q2

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 September) – Northern Mindanao registered 1.93 million tons in traded commodities in the second quarter of 2019 to lead all regions in domestic trade during the period, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. The region comprises the provinces of Bukidnon, Camiguin, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental and Lanao del Norte, and the cities […].....»»

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Truck falls into ravine; 20 killed, 10 hurt

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/17 September) – Twenty people were killed while 10 others were injured after a truck fell into a ravine Tuesday morning in Tboli town in South Cotabato. The vehicle carried family members who attended a reunion in a beach in this city. Rolly Doane Aquino, operations and warning head of the South […].....»»

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Dar to LGUs; if no confirmed case of African Swine Flu, no need to ban entry of pork products

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews /17 Sept) — Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Monday cautioned local government units (LGUs) in Mindanao from banning the entry of pork and pork-based products in their areas in the wake of reported cases of the African Swine Flu. Dar said LGUs should wait for the guidelines that would be issued by […].....»»

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Lanterns From Pampanga

Lanterns From Pampanga.....»»

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COMMENTARY: On the SOGIE bill: We need guarantees that our right to a dignified kind of life is upheld

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) — If the adage rolling stones gathers no moss is true, the Sexual Orientation Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) bill certainly is rolling and gathering all sorts of scum along the way. This is one bill that has managed to arouse our primal instinct to overpower others by this […].....»»

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TESDA-12 pushes for construction of training centers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 September) – The construction of four provincial training centers in Region 12 might start this year, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) said. Rafael Abrogar II, TESDA-12 director, said Monday they are currently coordinating with concerned local government units (LGUs) in the region for the construction of the modern […].....»»

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Region 12 folk warned vs smog from Indonesia forest fires

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 September) — The raging forest fires in Indonesia could cause the spread of “unhealthy smog” in Region 12, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in the region warned. The agency said in an advisory on Sunday the intense forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan in recent […].....»»

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Sorghum

A technician checks on the experimental sorghum, used for livestock feed, planted at the Department of Agriculture’s Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Complex in Barangay Dalwangan, Malaybalay City in Bukidnon on Monday, September 16, 2019. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

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Rice-planting machine

A farmer brings home a rice-planting machine from the Department of Agriculture’s Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Complex in Barangay Dalwangan, Malaybalay City in Bukidnon on Monday, September 16, 2019. The machine is part of the P462-million Department of Agriculture package for farmers in Northern Mindanao. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO  .....»»

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Mayor Sara: I don’t endorse officials for BARMM

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 September) – Several people seeking government positions in the newly established Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) have approached Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. For her endorsement. But  in a statement on Sunday, Carpio, daughter of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, denied she’s involved in selecting the individuals who will occupy three […].....»»

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TURNING POINT: Overcoming Stroke

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/16 September) – 80-85% of stroke victims can be cured and spared from life-changing disabilities if attended to and treated immediately. Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)  results in the paralysis in one side of the body, slurred speech, blurred vision and memory loss, among others, symptoms that  can be reversed  if the victim, specifically […].....»»

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MinBizCon

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles receives the recommendations from the Mindanao Leg  of Sulong Pilipinas 2019 consultative workshop during the 28th Mindanao Business Conference at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology on September 14, 2019. MindaNews photo by RICHEL V. UMEL        .....»»

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Peripatetic

Dr. Ronnie V. Amorado, Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs & Graduate School Faculty of the University of Mindanao in Davao City signs a copy of his book, “Peripatetic: Practical Lessons on Leadership,” launched Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the UM Auditorium. MindaNews photo by CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS                 […].....»»

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“Little Boracay”

Hidden from most people because of challenges in accessibility, this fishing village in Sitio Colagsing, Barangay Tanglad in Sta. Maria, Davao Occidental is now getting the moniker of “Little Boracay” because of its white sand beach and clear blue waters. Access is via a 30-minute pumpboat ride from Malalag, Davao del Sur or via dirt […].....»»

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BOOKS. Soon in Mindanao: Nikki Gomez’ third book, “Through the Years, Gently”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) — From “Coffee and Dreams on a Late Afternoon: Tales of Despair and Deliverance in Mindanao” in 2005 to “Mindanao on My Mind and Other Musings” in 2013, Davao City-based writer Rafael Miguel “Nikki” Rivera Gomez in 2019 takes us to a journey still within Davao and Mindanao but […].....»»

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Military disarms MNLF-Misuari members in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) — The military on Saturday confiscated 37 assorted long and short firearms during a summit of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Misusari faction in Buluan, Maguindanao. Lt.Col. Edwin Alburo, spokesperson of the 6th Army Division said armed MNLF-Misuari members were forced to surrender their firearms to soldiers deployed to […].....»»

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BOOKS. “Peripatetic: Practical Lessons on Leadership” launched

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) – Ronnie V. Amorado’s book on “principled leadership” was launched Saturday at the University of Mindanao, a sequel to his book on the “unprincipled, unethical and unqualified” leaders. Peripatetic: Practical Lessons on Leadership is a 256-page book that lists down 134 lessons. Amorado considers this book a sequel to […].....»»

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BOOKS. Peripatetic: walking the talk

I wrote Kakistocracy: Rule of the Unprincipled, Unethical and Unqualified because of my interest in leadership integrity issues. I was then very much involved in anticorruption movement in the Philippines while working in the academia on the side. Kakistocracy became a foundational material every time I was (and still am) invited to talk on various […].....»»

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MOORISH AND MOORING IN TAWI-TAWI REEFS: Hold on to the Sambuwan in Flooded Sambuwangan

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) — Zamboanga is inundated by the overflowing tears of river Nawan because it has broken its covenant and lost its link to the sacred line of its sharifin ancestors. Here is Sambuwangan’s tarsila: Datu Tumanggung Salip (Gen.) Vicente Alvarez – son of Alejo Alvarez – son of Gregoria Alvarez […].....»»

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COMMENTARY: On the SOGIE bill: We need guarantees that our rights to a dignified kind of life is upheld

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) — If the adage rolling stones gathers no moss is true, the Sexual Orientation Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) bill certainly is rolling and gathering all sorts of scum along the way. This is one bill that has managed to arouse our primal instinct to overpower others by this […].....»»

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