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11 hrs ago | Korea Herald

This is where my life is'

The weather outside on this early August day is humid, the drizzling rain adding to the uncomfortable stickiness.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABS-CBN News

NGCP warns of power outages in areas with ROW tiffs

The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines warned on Thursday power outages will occur in areas with perennial right-of-way problems.

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Philippines Today

DND chief says PHL using international networks to verify ISIS recruitment report

Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin announced Thursday that the country is using its international networks to determine the authenticity of reports claiming that members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria conducted a recruitment drive in Davao City last July.

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Sun-Star

80-man Manado trade mission to visit city

Mindanao Development Authority executive director Undersecretary Janet Lopoz said the 80-man trade mission will include a business to business matching session and the re-establishment of the sisterhood agreement between Davao City and Manado City.

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Manila Bulletin

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Catholics mark today the Feast of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, the precursor and cousin of Jesus Christ.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sun-Star

Yamaha unveils 2 new bikes

YAMAHA Motor Philippines Inc. officially unveiled two of its newest high performance bikes to Mindanaoans in time for the Kadayawan Festival.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MindaNews

Murad: "what's happening here is different from the Middle East"

CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao - Mindanao and the Middle East should not be compared because the situations in these areas are different, Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front said amid claims by a former Philippine president that 100 Filipino Muslims are undergoing training in Iraq with the extremist Islamic ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Northpoint cited in property awards

DAVAO CITY'S landmark condo project Northpoint by Vista Residences was recently recognized as a "Highly Commended" development in the prestigious 2nd Annual Philippines Property Awards in 2014, the country's biggest annual real estate event.

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Sun-Star

Region failing MDG 5

THE end of the 15-year work period is so near yet the regions all across the Philippines are still far behind in meeting its target on improving maternal health, one of the eight Millennium Development Goals .

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ABS-CBN News

PH checks claims Pinoys joining jihadists

"CSAFP Gen Gregoria Pio Catapang Jr has already directed the troops on the ground in Mindanao and Davao City to include our intelligence committee to look into this," he said.

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Sun-Star

Families get new GK houses

AT LEAST 30 families from Our Lady of Victory Training Center for people with disabilities and those who had been affected by court demolition orders, fire incidents, and Typhoon Yolanda from the Visayas are beneficiaries of a housing project in Barangay Los Amigos, Tugbok District in Davao City.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sun-Star

Hidalgo: Remembering my late husband

WHENEVER I read the column of my co-columnist, friend and my doctor, Nina Custodio, Doc@XXL about her personal experiences, I feel these with sentiment and emphatic reaction.

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Sun-Star

Investment gab set here, September 19

SOME 150 delegates are expected to join the first Southern Mindanao Growth Corridor Investment Forum , set on September 19 at Marco Polo Hotel Davao.

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Bangkok Post

Filipinos Muslims said training with ISIS

The Philippine military said Monday it was checking reports that some Filipino Muslims were training with Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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Sun-Star

Up in arms vs cocolisap

COCONUT farmers in Davao Region are now up in arms against the so-called "cocolisap" or the coconut scale insect -- an insect with small, flat yellowish scale with a semi-transparent or whitish, waxy covering -- which already destroyed millions of coconut trees in Calabarzon region.

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MindaNews

134 VACW cases in Davao City blamed on cops, soldiers

A total of 134 cases of violence against women and children reported to the city's Integrated Gender Development Division involved men in uniform, an official said.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sun-Star

Davao hospital tops PhilHealth enrollment for poor individuals

DAVAO City-based Southern Philippines Medical Center has the most number of poor beneficiaries of the point-of-care enrollment program of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation .

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Sun-Star

The many faces of Nonie Buencamino

The character that everyone loved to hate as he deviously connived and wormed his way to the top of the heap.

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Sun-Star

Abreeza Residences named best condo dev't in Davao

ALVEO Land's Abreeza Residences has been adjudged as the Best Condominium Development in Davao City at the 2014 Philippines Property Awards.

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Sun-Star

Featuring the best of Mindanao

TRADE fairs have always been a treat for me. There are so many things that you can find that cannot be found from your regular department stores or the supermarket.

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