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Army soldiers and Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters shake hands after a basketball game in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on Tuesday, 4 December 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

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TURNING POINT: Yes Retreat and Yes Surrender

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/ 05 December) – All pronouncements and body language of the PRRD regime point to the surrender of our sovereign rights to China. What else did  PRRD mean when he said we cannot longer do anything else since the Chinese are already in possession of the islands in the country’s exclusive economic […].....»»

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Army, BIFF clash in Maguindanao as campaign for Bangsamoro ratification nears

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/ 05 December) – A gun battle erupted between government forces and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao on Tuesday, three days before the start of the campaign for the ratification of the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OLBARMM). The Philippine Army’s 2nd Mechanized […].....»»

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Davao Norte gov, Salugpongan school head trade barbs over arrest of Talaingod 18

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 4 December) – The governor of Davao del Norte and the head of the school for Lumad (Indigenous Peoples) in Talaingod town exchanged tirades over the arrest of former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo and other personalities last week. In a statement on Tuesday, Governor Anthony del Rosario said the arrest of […].....»»

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Halal food available in Davao’s Pasko Fiesta’s Salu-Salo

Does Mee Goreng ring a bell? How about shrimp, vegetables and sunny-side up egg on top of stir-fried noodles with keropok or kropeck on the side? If you can’t get enough of Tausug, Malaysian, Arabic and Indian-inspired dishes, then weekends should find you at Pasko Fiesta’s Salu-Salo at the Sta. Ana Wharf,  which opened to […].....»»

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Pasko Village

The 30-meter Tunnel of Light at the Pasko Fiesta Food and Entertainment Village, Sta. Ana Wharf in Davao City, has been attracting thousands of visitors since it opened on November 30.  The Village has several stalls serving a variety of cuisine, including halal food. (City Information Office)    READ STORY.....»»

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Zubiri wants Galvez to replace Dureza; peace advocates say no to military Peace Adviser

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 December) -- A week after Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza resigned following President Rodrigo Duterte's firing of his two undersecretaries due to corruption, no successor has been appointed even as names have been floated, including retiring Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Carlito Galvez. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, who hails from Bukidnon in Maguindanao said Galvez,  who will be retiring by December 12, would be a "good replacement" for Dureza but peace advocates in Mindanao say the next Peace Adviser should not come from the military......»»

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Martial law in Mindanao until 31 Dec 2019:  from 60 days to 952 days

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 December) -- From 60 days to 222 to 587 to  952 days. From two months to seven to 19 to 31 months......»»

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A year sans justice for 7 dead kin, SouthCot tribe wants area restricted from armed actors

LAKE SEBU, South Cotabato (MindaNews / 3 Dec) – A tribal group in a remote village here urged the military, communist rebels and company security guards to stay away from their community as they continue the search for justice for the seven tribal members killed in a military operation exactly a year ago today, December […].....»»

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DepEd Davao Norte chief says no closure order issued vs Lumad schools   

TAGUM CITY (MindaNews / 03 December) — An official of the Department of Education in Davao del Norte here said no closure order has been issued against the Salugpongan community schools managed by the non-governmental Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated (MISFI) in the hinterlands of Talaingod, Davao del Norte. Capt. Jerry Lamosao, spokesperson of the Army’s […].....»»

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Lumad group condemns CPP-NPA and release of Talaingod 18

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 Dec) —  A group of Lumads (Indigenous Peoples) working closely with the military passed a resolution on Monday condemning the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) for alleged violation of Lumad rights, “infiltration” of the New People’s Army in their ancestral lands in Mindanao, and alleged child trafficking, kidnapping, and […].....»»

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Santa Claus

Band members dressed in Santa Claus costumes perform at the annual “Paskorela 2018” in Cagayan de Oro on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

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Paskorela

Motorelas (motorized tricycles) adorned with Christmas decors are parked with other colorful motorelas during the annual Christmas contest “Paskorela 2018” in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Motorelas are the most popular means of public transportation in Cagayan de Oro and oher parts of Mindanao. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

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Wooden scooters

Children ride their wooden scooters on a hilly portion of the municipality of Talaingod in Davao del Norte on 30 November 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO.....»»

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Rep. Castro, Bayan Muna’s Ocampo back in Manila; 16 others out on bail 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 December) — ACT Teachers party-list Rep. France Castro and Bayan Muna President Satur Ocampo took the last flight to Manila from this city Saturday night after being detained with 16 others from evening of November 28 until their release on bail evening of December 1. The Talaingod 18 — Castro, […].....»»

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Bishops-Ulama Conference: Bangsamoro law is a “win-win” for peace

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 December) -- The Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao is a "win-win proposition" for peace in Mindanao and the entire country as it addresses the historical injustices as well as the aspirations of the Moro people for an autonomous region and at the same time affirms the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Philippines, the Bishops-Ulama Conference (BUC) said......»»

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13 of 14 minors ‘rescued’ in Talaingod  have yet to be turned over to their parents

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 December) -- Thirteen of 14 minors that the group of Bayan Muna President Satur Ocampo supposedly "rescued" from alleged harassment by the paramilitary group Alamara last Wednesday (Nov. 28) and supposedly "rescued" from them by the military, police and social welfare office that same evening, have yet to be turned over to their parents......»»

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Wooden scooter

Children ride their wooden scooters on a hilly portion of the municipality of Talaingod in Davao del Norte on 30 November 2018......»»

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Sarangani treasure

Estelita Bantian, 78, Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) awardee from Malapatan in Sarangani province showcases her skill in weaving at the Kasfala Hall during the 16th Munato Festival on NOvember 28 to December 1. Bantilan was conferred the GAMABA by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in a ceremony in Malacañang Palace last October 24. Jake […].....»»

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Cheers

Suazo Bar, home of Davao City’s underground music scene, is filled with University of the Philippines (UP) students and alumni cheering for UP’s Fighting Maroons during Game 1 of the UAAP Men’s Basketball Finals on 1 December 2018. The Ateneo Blue Eagles won, 88-79. Game 2 is on December 5. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO.....»»

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