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Revisiting Marawi and Resisting Authoritarian Rule 

(Statement of Konsyensya Dabaw, issued on19 May 2018) May 23, 2018 marks the first year of the day the armed conflict in Marawi erupted and Martial Law in Mindanao was declared through Proclamation 216. We in Konsyensya Dabaw gather today to listen to two survivors of the Marawi conflict. As fellow Mindanawons, we want to understand […].....»»

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‘Winner’ in barangay polls in Kidapawan refuses post

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 22 May)– Believing he was erroneously declared winner by the Board of Election Canvassers (BEC) as barangay councilor in the just concluded elections, a candidate here refused to take the post. Jerome Recosana told Barangay chairman Julia Abrea of Barangay Junction in Kidapawan City that he does not deserve a seat […].....»»

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LUGAR LANG: One year later: creating space for Marawi

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 May) — Based on online posts, one would think that all everyone cared about on May 19, 2018 was the Royal Wedding. But on that same day, against the tide, the forum “Revisiting Marawi from the Lens of Interfaith Dialogue and Multiculturalism” was held by Konsyensya Dabaw in cooperation with […].....»»

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Cariño brothers shine in Le Tour Stage 3

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan: The Cariño brothers proved on Tuesday that blood is thicker than water as Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance’s El Joshua and 7-Eleven Cliqq RoadBike Philippines’ Daniel Ven made a historic 1-2 finish in the punishing Stage 3 of the 2018 Le Tour de Filipinas. The Cariño brothers thrived under sweltering conditions as they made a [...] The post Cariño brothers shine in Le Tour Stage 3 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PSL beach volley action explodes today

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons of Petron XCS will start their title-retention bid today in the 2018 Philippine Superliga (PSL) Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup at the Sands by the Bay in Pasay City. Rondina and Pons will see action in Pool A along with veterans Fiola Ceballos and Patty Orendain of Generika Ayala-A, and Danika [...] The post PSL beach volley action explodes today appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PBA All-Star unfolds in Digos

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s multi-titled coach Tim Cone will guide the Mindanao squad when it battles Gilas Pilipinas under Meralco head coach Norman Black tonight in the first leg of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) 2018 All-Star break at the Davao Del Sur Coliseum in Digos, Davao Del Sur. The two-time grand slam coach will [...] The post PBA All-Star unfolds in Digos appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PRRD to Break Ground for PNP, AFP Housing Project in NegOcc

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead today’s ground breaking ceremony of a new housing project for the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Talisay City, Negros Occidental. The housing village called Vista Alegre Homes in Barangay Dos Hermanas, will build an initial 1,000 duplex-type housing units which will sit […].....»»

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President Duterte Vows Support for Filipino Athletes

President Rodrigo Duterte assured his support for the Filipino young athletes as he led the opening ceremony of Philippine National Games 2018 here on Saturday, May 19. “I am honored to stand here to formally open the much anticipated Philippine National Games 2018. I am proud to say that the spirit of the Filipino athlete […].....»»

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Lorega Fire Claims 47 Houses

73 families were affected after a fire set 47 houses ablaze in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Lorega San Miguel on May 21, 2018. The Bureau of Fire Protection 7 (BFP 7) received the alarm at 10:15 am. The firefighters had a hard time controlling the fire as the affected area is hard to navigate due to […].....»»

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PNP chief reminds cops to serve with humility

BACOLOD City – PNP Director General Oscar Albayalde reminded police forces here to serve the public with humility. Albayalde arrived here on May 20, 2018, to visit the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) and the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO). Albayalde also met with Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) director, Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, […] The post PNP chief reminds cops to serve with humility appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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La Castellana school vying for Brigada Hall of Fame

LA CASTELLANA, Negros Occ. – The La Castellana National High School will be gunning for a Grand Slam win in the implementation of the Brigada Eskwela 2018. Mayor Rhumyla Nicor- Mangilimutan said 2018 is the third year that the town’s top school will be eyeing the Hall of Fame award at the national level. “On […] The post La Castellana school vying for Brigada Hall of Fame appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Duterte to wait for proposal on Negros federated region

LA CASTELLANA, Negros Occ. – President Rodrigo Duterte will wait for the final draft of the Constitutional Consultative Committee’s (ConCom) report before making any comments on the proposed Negrosanon Federated Region (NFR), Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said on May 21, 2018. Lacson said this was the topic discussed by President in a private dinner […] The post Duterte to wait for proposal on Negros federated region appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Ex-solon, wife slaps daily with P140-M libel suits

BACOLOD City – Former congressman Julio Ledesma IV (1st District, Negros Occ.) and his actress-wife Assunta de Rossi, filed separate libel cases against a daily newspaper columnist, its editors, and officers. The couple, who went to the San Carlos City Prosecutor’s Office on May 18, 2018, filed their separate criminal complaints, asking for a total […] The post Ex-solon, wife slaps daily with P140-M libel suits appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Intramuros Administration explains non-use of P18M for brand campaign

MANILA, Philippines – The P18 million allocated for rebranding heritage site Intramuros was not used because of the 2016 election ban on spending and the lack of an Intramuros Administration (IA) head for the first 9 months of the Duterte presidency. This was the explanation given by IA Administrator Guiller Asido ........»»

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Cebu airport drives Megawide earnings higher

MEGAWIDE Construction Corp. delivered an 8% improvement in its attributable profit for the first three months of 2018, driven by the double-digit top-line growth from its airport business which offset the seasonally slow construction segment. In a regulatory filing, the listed firm reported a net income attributable to the parent of P475.29 million, higher than […] The post Cebu airport drives Megawide earnings higher appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Thai Q1 GDP expands at best pace in five years; gov’t raises 2018 forecast

BANGKOK — Thailand produced its fastest economic growth in five years in the first quarter, boosted by strong exports and tourism plus a slight firming in long-weak private consumption. With the robust January-March performance, the national planning agency raised its 2018 growth forecast to 4.2-4.7% from 3.6-4.6% seen three months ago. The agency said on […] The post Thai Q1 GDP expands at best pace in five years; gov’t raises 2018 forecast appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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New batch of Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars named

EIGHT boys and eight girls were named as Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars from a total of 74 participants during the Jr. NBA Philippines 2018 presented by Alaska National Training Camp to become the 11th batch of Jr. NBA All-Stars. Headlined by Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein and WNBA Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes, the National […] The post New batch of Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars named appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Filoil: Cardinals win after Altas fail to show up at venue

Mapua didn't break any sweat in keeping its record clean in the 2018 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup on Tuesday. The Cardinals didn't have to after their opponent University of Perpetual Help failed to show up at the venue. Mapua improved to 4-0, joining league-leaders Ateneo and La Salle on top of Group A standings, via forfeiture. The head-scratching loss eliminated the Altas from contention with a 0-5 slate....Keep on reading: Filoil: Cardinals win after Altas fail to show up at venue.....»»

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Wright, Phoenix earn character-building win heading into All-Star break

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net It's been a seesaw campaign so far for Phoenix in the PBA Commissioner's Cup. Through five games, the Fuel Masters have had alternating results with t.....»»

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Rival players support seeding Serena Williams at French Open

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, Serena Williams returns to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Key Biscayne, Fla. everal of Serena Williams'.....»»

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