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DOST’s road train makes maiden demo run in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 November) — The Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) innovative “train-like bus” dubbed Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT) made its maiden demonstration run on Wednesday morning in major roads here. Dominador Lagare Jr., chair of the city council’s committee on transportation, said the initial road test is part of the ongoing preparations for the […].....»»

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After Marawi, AFP to focus on NPA in Mindanao — General Guerrero

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 November) – Government troops assigned in Marawi City might be deployed to areas in Mindanao beset by the communist-led insurgency now that military operations against the remnants of the ISIS-inspired Maute Group are “winding down”, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero said. Guerrero, speaking during the turnover […].....»»

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Cardinal on desecration of chapel: “be calm” and follow path of peace, not revenge

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 November) — Mindanao’s lone Cardinal,  Orlando Quevedo on Tuesday condemned the “abhorrent desecration” of the Catholic chapel in Labu-labu, Shariff Aguak in Maguindanao, described it as  “most disturbing and provocative” but urged Catholics to “be calm” and “despite provocation, follow the Lord’s injunction of peace and not revenge.” Quevedo, the […].....»»

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“Keyboard army” amplifying impression of support for Duterte’s drug war — report

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 November) — Members of a “keyboard army” are being paid to amplify the impression that the Duterte administration’s “brutal crackdown on the drug trade” has obtained widespread public support, a US-based democracy and human rights watchdog said in a report released on Tuesday. “Reports of commenters paid to manipulate the online information […].....»»

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NPA apologizes for baby’s death in Bukidnon ambush

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 November) — The New People’s Army (NPA) on Wednesday expressed apologies for the death of a four-month old baby girl in Talakag, Bukidnon on Thursday last week. In a statement, NPA spokesperson Jorge “Ka Oris” Madlos said the rebel group “takes full responsibility and expresses remorse for the unfortunate and unnecessary death […].....»»

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Mindanawons complete JICA-funded resource mgt program

Three representatives from Mindanao recently completed a water resources management course in Japan, one of the programs under the JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program. Makmod Pasawilan of the Mindanao Development Authority, Ardi Abril Layugue of the National Economic and Development Authority Region IX, and Arvilyn Omblero, Iligan City Waterworks System joined 15 other young leaders from […].....»»

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New Eastmincom Chief

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Leonardo Guerrero hands over the symbol of command to Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal (L) as he assumes post as the new commander of the AFP’s Eastern Mindanao Command during the turnover ceremonies in Davao City on Wednesday, November 15. Madrigal replaced acting commander Brigadier General Perfecto […].....»»

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DOST’s road train makes maiden demo run in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 November) — The Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) innovative “train-like bus” dubbed Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT) made its maiden demonstration run on Wednesday morning in major roads here. Dominador Lagare Jr., chair of the city council’s committee on transportation, said the initial road test is part of the ongoing preparations for the […].....»»

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Sarangani provincial hospital to open in December

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 November)– The provincial government of Sarangani is targeting to open by next month its newly-completed provincial hospital in Alabel town. Sarangani Vice Gov. Elmer de Peralta said Wednesday they are currently finalizing the arrangements for the operationalization of the hospital, which will initially function as an infirmary level facility. He said […].....»»

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After Marawi, AFP to focus on NPA in Mindanao — General Guerrero

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 November) – Government troops assigned in Marawi City might be deployed to areas in Mindanao beset by the communist-led insurgency now that military operations against the remnants of the ISIS-inspired Maute Group are “winding down”, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero said. Guerrero, speaking during the turnover […].....»»

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Street food

Barbecue vendor Pao Oche tends to his grilled pork and fish business while a customer waits at the sidewalk along Manolo Fortich Street in Malaybalay City on 12 November 2017.  MindaNews photo by WALTER i. BALANE  .....»»

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Light moment

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with Malaysia’s Prime Minister Rajib Nazak, Brunei Darussalam’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo and Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen prior to the start of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit Plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on […].....»»

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ASEAN 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the rest of the leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a photo prior to the 31st ASEAN Summit plenary at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO.....»»

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Magkaugnay

The crowd, led by world leaders on the front row, watches the dazzling and breathtaking performance of  Joey Ayala’s “Magkaugnay” (Connected) at the opening of the 31st ASEAN Summit on 13 November 2017. Mindanawon artists Ayala and Agnes Locsin teamed up anew, Ayala for the music and lyrics, with the Bagong Lumand band, and Locsin […].....»»

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DUTERTE TRANCRIPTS: ASEAN 50 Special Gala Celebration. 12 Nov 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office). Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE SPECIAL GALA CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ASEAN [Delivered at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City | […].....»»

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DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Opening, 31st ASEAN Summit. 13 Nov 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk REMARKS OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 31ST ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS   (ASEAN) SUMMIT [Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), […].....»»

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DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: 31st ASEAN Summit plenary. 13 Nov 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk REMARKS OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE 31ST ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) SUMMIT PLENARY [Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City | 13 November […].....»»

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DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with ASEAN biz. 13 Nov 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk REMARKS OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE ASEAN LEADERS’ INTERFACE WITH ASEAN BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL (ABAC)[Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City | 13 November […].....»»

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DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: ASEAN-US Summit. 13 Nov 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk REMARKS OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE AND US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP DURING THE 5th ASEAN-US SUMMIT COMMEMORATION AND THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ASEAN-US DIALOGUE RELATIONS [Philippine International Convention […].....»»

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DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS. ASEAN-China Summit. 13 Nov 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk REMARKS OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE AND CHINESE PREMIER LI KEQIANG DURING THE 20TH ASEAN-CHINA SUMMIT [Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City | 13 November […].....»»

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