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  1. Who is liable for the Mamasapano fiasco?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Philipine Reporter

    Question 1: On January 25, 2015, 44 police SAF troopers, 18 MILF fighters, 6 BIFF fighters, and some civilians were killed in the Mamasapano massacre. Who is accountable and/or liable for these deaths? Why? a.

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  2. All set for bird festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    ZAMBOANGA. Dr. Milavel Nazario, ZSCMST president, and her staff talk about the holding Friday of the first local bird festival.

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  3. CRUCIBLE: Parable of MamasapanoRead the original story

    Tuesday | MindaNews

    The challenge faced by the ummah comes in many forms requiring understanding that should sink in into our consciousness so we heighten our faith or iman . Every challenge, in fact, presents as ayah or sign, which every individual ought to read and understand.

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  4. All set for Zambo's 1st bird festivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | MindaNews

    All is set for the holding of the first local bird festival to be hosted by the Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology on Friday, Feb. 27. Dr. Milabel Nazario, ZSCMST president, said Tuesday the festival will include lectures and symposium, film showing and photo exhibits that will be held at the main campus and bird watching to be conducted at the school's wetlands. Nazario said the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines has recorded that there are at least 49 bird species, mostly migratory, that can be found at the 24-hectare wetlands of the ZSCMST.

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  5. PNoy: I can't be swayed by emotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ABS-CBN News

    President Aquino reiterated the need for him to remain calm and prudent when facing crises, including the Mamasapano incident that led to the death of 44 members of the Special Action Force. In his speech at the Palace during the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations awarding ceremony, Aquino mentioned Mamasapano as among the "trials" that he faced during his presidency, including the 2013 earthquake in Central Visayas, the Zamboanga siege, and onslaught of supertyphoon Yolanda.

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  6. PMA recognizes 9 outstanding CavsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Sun-Star

    Highlighted in this year's homecoming was the recognition given to nine outstanding Cavaliers who have shown exemplary performances in service.

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  7. PNoy took 2 hours to reply to PurisimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ABS-CBN News

    It took President Benigno Aquino two hours to respond to then suspended Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima, who updated him about "Oplan Exodus" against wanted terrorists Marwan and Basit Usman in Mamasapano last January 25, 2015. In the latest Senate hearing on the Mamasapano incident on Monday, it also appeared that the coordination on the day happened by text messages -- and with incomplete information being passed all the way to President Aquino.

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  8. February 26 is holiday in Zamboanga CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Sun-Star

    City Hall information officer Belen Sheila Covarrubias said the declaration was made to give the Zamboanguenos the opportunity to celebrate the 78th Charter Day Anniversary dubbed as "Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga." The Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga marks the day when the first set of City Government officials headed by Mayor Nicasio Valderoza was installed into office in 1935.

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  9. Inahan, kapuyo nga langyaw gipangdakopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Sun-Star

    TWO officials of Negros Occidental have expressed alarm over the murders of policemen in the province allegedly perpetrated by their own colleagues in uniform. BACOLOD City Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya said he will conduct a verification among the councilors to determine if there was a disagreement between Councilor Noli Villarosa and transport group leader... WORKERS of a major beverage company have warned of a workers' strike and national boycott after their employer announced that it is closing down its operation in Negros Occidental.

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  10. Pagbayad sa gibalik nga armas gilimod ni...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Sun-Star

    TWO officials of Negros Occidental have expressed alarm over the murders of policemen in the province allegedly perpetrated by their own colleagues in uniform. BACOLOD City Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya said he will conduct a verification among the councilors to determine if there was a disagreement between Councilor Noli Villarosa and transport group leader... WORKERS of a major beverage company have warned of a workers' strike and national boycott after their employer announced that it is closing down its operation in Negros Occidental.

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  11. Bacolaodiat 2015 paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Sun-Star

    A POLICEMAN was shot dead by two gunmen along the national highway in Sitio Patyo, Barangay 2, E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental Wednesday night. THE business sector in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental is calling for a stop to a mandated daily wage increase.

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  12. Marcos: Aquino knows everything about Mamasapano incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Weekend Balita

    Senator Ferdinand "Bong-bong" Marcos Jr. on Monday said the whole truth surrounding the botched Mamasapano incident would only be known if President Benigno Aquino III revealed what he knew about "Operation Exodus" and his role in the operation. During the weekly Kapihan sa Diamond Hotel, Marcos said Aquino was key because he knew everything about the operation which killed 44 elite policemen, 18 Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters, and five civilians last month.

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  13. Wenceslao: Were Americans involved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Sun-Star

    IT'S an interesting twist in the probe into the Mamasapano clash that killed 44 Special Action Force elements, 18 Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters and five civilians. I am referring to the possible involvement of United States in the operation to get Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin hir alias Marwan and his local cohort, Abdulbasit Usman, in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25, 2015.

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  14. House suspends chaotic probe into Mamasapano clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | ABS-CBN News

    "Kanina part of the agenda of the House leadership kaninang 3 p.m. was, ano ang pinagusapan, ano ang magiging direction ng hearing," he said. " leadership has decided to request chairmen concerned kung pwedeng i-postpone muna ang continuation of the hearing tomorrow for procedural expediency, kung pupuwedeng matapos muna ang result of the investigation of the [PNP] Board of Inquiry."

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  15. Senators asked the wrong questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | ABS-CBN News

    It was President Aquino who informed Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Armed Forces Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang and the rest of the presidential party in Zamboanga on the Mamasapano debacle on Jan. 25, a source close to Malacaang said.

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  16. Info session set on Eu GSP+Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Trade and Industry's Export Marketing Bureau has scheduled a one-day information session on the European Union's Generalized Scheme of Preferences in Zamboanga City. DTI Regional Director Sitti Amina Jain said the activity, which is set to be held on February 24, is aimed to make exporting to EU easier for developing countries like the Philippines.

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  17. Priorities for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Manila Bulletin

    Early this month, Ramon del Rosario Jr., chairman of the Makati Business Club, wrote about the priorities that President Aquino should focus on in his final days in office. First, he suggested that on the legislative side, priority should be given to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law which would pave the way for development in Mindanao.

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  18. DTI: Peace, order not deterrent to developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Sun-Star

    A TOP official of the Department of Trade and Industry has challenged all industry stakeholders to stop using the volatile peace and order situation as an alibi for not doing every possible means to develop and promote Zamboanga Peninsula as an investment destination in the Philippines. Dr. Sitti Amina Jain, DTI regional director, said matters with peace and order is the concern of the military and police, who are doing everything to address the problem.

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  19. Zambo officials excluded from PNoy security briefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | ABS-CBN News

    None of the local officials of Zamboanga City knew what President Benigno Aquino III, during his visit to the city last January 25, was discussing with Cabinet secretaries and officials in a closed-door meeting inside Edwin Andrews Air Base. Mayor Maria Isabel Climaco-Salazar, in an interview with ABS-CBN, said they were "clustered" on the day Aquino visited Zamboanga.

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  20. When was PNoy informed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | ABS-CBN News

    When was President Benigno Aquino III informed about what was happening to the members of the Special Action Force in Mamasapano during the conduct of Oplan Exodus? Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command said in the Senate inquiry that he informed the President about the incident at 5 p.m. of January 25 in Zamboanga.

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