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4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Duterte: I don't accept awards

DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he wants his name out from the list of nominees to the 2014 World Mayor Award, insisting he is not used to receiving awards.

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8 hrs ago | MindaNews

Communicating the Impact of Climate Change is 9th Mindanao Media Summit's theme

Mindanawon experts will discuss with Mindanawon media executives the impact of climate change in Mindanao, the theme for the 9th Mindanao Media Summit on April 25 and 26. Secretary Mary Ann Lucille Sering, vice chair and executive director of the country's Climate Change Commission, will talk on "Reducing Vulnerabilities to Climate Change Impacts."

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12 hrs ago | MindaNews

Groups seek halt to entry of 'golden rice'

Environmental groups in the city are gathering signatures for a petition asking the Department of Agriculture to prevent the entry of the so-called golden rice, a variety of genetically modified rice, into the local market.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sun-Star

Communist rebels free soldier

The New People's Army released Wednesday a soldier, who was held captive for 20 days, to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and peace advocates in Southern Mindanao.

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Sun-Star

Customs destroys boxes of fake shoes from...

TOP officials of the Bureau of Customs destroyed Wednesday more than 200 boxes of shoes imported from China after they were found to be fake.

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Examiner.com

Vhong Navarro case: Authorities want to arrest Cedric Lee, Deniece Cornejo

Contrary to their lawyer's claim that they are ready to face the charges filed by actor-TV host Vhong Navarro, the controversial businessman Cedric Lee and his co-accused in the mauling incident that happened in a condominium unit last Jan. 22, are now being considered as fugitives.

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MindaNews

Etihad passenger from GenSan tests negative of MERS-CoV

One of the passengers from Region 12 of Etihad Airlines flight EY 0424 that arrived in Manila last April 15 with a person who had tested positive of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus has been found negative of the disease.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sun-Star

Gonzales: A look into programs for individuals with ASD

MANY parents keep asking me about placements for their child with special needs.

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Sun-Star

Centers for organ transplant to rise in Oro

THREE cities in Mindanao will now be handling organ transplant for patients having Davao as the head office with satellite services in Cagayan de Oro and Zamboanga.

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Sun-Star

Dole looking to double plantations

DOLE Philippines Inc. plans to double its plantations in the next five years or so to cater to the huge Asian market.

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Sun-Star

Lidasan: Two leaders of our Time

TWO important meetings were held last week during my stay in Cotabato City and Maguindanao.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Plane Crashes Near Banana Plantation In Southern Philippines

DAVAO CITY, Philippines, April 21 -- Another light plane used for spraying pesticides on banana plantations crashed at the edges of a plantation in southern Philippines over the weekend, Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying Monday.

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Sun-Star

A different kind of race

If running on concrete ground is difficult, what more on a rutted and muddy trails? It was no less than a challenging race, especially not for the newbie runners who almost wobbled their way through different plains and obstacles, from anarchy wall, to race wall, to the mud pit.

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Sun-Star

Studying like an honor student

EACH student has his or her own study habits or routines to help them cope up with their academics.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Mindanao newsbits for April 20, 2014

Davao City - The Region-10 office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources granted an Environmental Compliance Certificate to the Hedcor Bukidnon, Inc. for the establishment of the 68.8-megawatt Manolo Fortich Hydropower Project in the province.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines revises dev''t plan, sets higher infra spending

With just two years to go before its term ends, Philippine President Aquino's administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

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Sun-Star

Ledesma: Revolutionary Government

THE pressure on Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run for President has been mounting, this despite his declaration and warning that if he is President he will declare a revolutionary government and abolish congress and institute radical reforms, which will not sit well with some quarters who are used to enjoy the excesses of their libertarian ... (more)

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MindaNews

Davao wants to lure more Japanese tourists

This city is planning to put up a Davao-Japan Tourism Development and Investment Promotion Council in a bid to lure more Japanese tourists here.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

MindaNews

Ata-Manobo 'bakwits' demand military pullout from Talaingod

Ata-Manobo evacuees from Talaingod, Davao del Norte held a picket Tuesday before the regional offices of the Commission on Human Rights and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples to protest military presence in their communities.

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MindaNews

Illegal mining remains unchecked in Surigao town

MALIMONO, Surigao del Norte - Many residents, the Church and at least some local officials of this town are openly against mining.

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