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  1. Tropical Depression 21W Forms, Philippines Under WarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Science, Industry and Business

    The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite provided rainfall data as Tropical Depression 21W was making landfall in the southern Philippines on Nov. 26. On Nov. 26, the TRMM satellite revealed areas of heavy rainfall in fragmented bands east of the center of circulation, where rain was falling at more than 1 inch per hour . Japan's MTSAT-1 satellite provided cloud data.

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  2. Tropical depression 21W forms, Philippines under warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    On Nov. 26, the TRMM satellite revealed areas of heavy rainfall in fragmented bands east of the center of circulation, where rain was falling at more than 1 inch per hour. TRMM rainfall data was overlaid on infrared data from the Japan Meteorological Agency's MTSAT-1 satellite that showed Tropical Depression 21W's clouds extended from western Mindanao, east into the Philippine Sea.

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  3. 3 Cebu coops embark on P65-M cacao growing planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    THREE cooperatives in Cebu will start a P65-million Cacao Contract Growing Program next month, in partnership with the Kennemer Foods International Inc. , a leading exporter of cacao products. Chocolate products are derived from cacao, which is planted in Cebu and other parts of the Visayas as well as Davao, Zamboanga, Saranggani and Sultan Kudarat in Mindanao.

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  4. IBP Davao keeps title; IBP Davnor 3rdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Sun-Star

    DEFENDING champion Integrated Bar of the Philippines Davao lived up to its billing by retaining its title while host IBP Davao del Norte sails to the third spot in the just-concluded 2014 5th IBP Mindanao Olympics basketball competition at the Rotary Gym in Tagum City. The Jomer Rubi-coached IBP Davao, led by Gil Ciudadano and Adrian Paguican, clobbered IBP Davao Oriental headed by Judge Emilio Dayanghirang and Arman Dioso, 80-63, in their championship game, hardly missing two of their key shooters Mans Carpio and Luwill Al-ag.

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  5. Tacloban holds children's festival for typhoon survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | ABS-CBN News

    The Philippines and the United Nations Children's Fund or UNICEF this week marked the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by presenting stories of two children who are trapped in emergency situations in the countryside -- one in an armed conflict, the other in a natural disaster. While she maintains that the convention has been relevant to the Philippines over the last 25 years, causing "tremendous change," UNICEF Philippine representative Lotta Sylwander said not enough attention has been given to ensure the promotion and protection of the rights of Filipino children during emergencies.

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  6. Maglana: Kasimbigat ng Bundok ApoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Sun-Star

    THE first time I heard the sentiment "ang kanyang pagpanaw ay kasimbigat ng Sierra Madre" was from the tribute many years ago of the National Democratic Front to honor the late Doreen Fernandez, columnist and a critic of the Marcos dictatorship. I understood that the phrase referred to the sense of heavy grief that attends a very significant loss.

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  7. "Pray for long-lasting peace" is this year's Mindanao week of Peace themeRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | MindaNews

    This year's theme for the Mindanao Week of Peace is "We pray for long-lasting peace in Mindanao. Give, Share, Live and Proclaim Peace."

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  8. 14 killed in Abu Sayyaf clash in SuluRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | ABS-CBN News

    Four soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines were killed in an encounter with members of the Abu Sayyaf group in Talipao, Sulu on Friday. Western Mindanao Command spokesperson Capt. 1 comment

  9. Basilan mayors sign pact vs Abu SayyafRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | ABS-CBN News

    The mayors of all municipalities and cities in the province of Basilan on Friday signed a manifesto expressing their support for the ongoing intensified law enforcement operations in the province against the Abu Sayyaf. Intensified operations are implemented in the province to end the criminal activities of members of the Abu Sayyaf Group , which includes extortion and kidnapping, among others.

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  10. Abu Sayyaf releases kidnapped Chinese traderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | ABS-CBN News

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines A Chinese businessman kidnapped by suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen was released in Alicia town in Zamboanga Sibugay before dawn yesterday. Capt.

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  11. Ledesma: Novo Trends a Binay cajoleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Sun-Star

    NOVO Trends, a survey firm that recently came out of the blue, was quoted by Manila-based columnists who are dyed-in-the-wool Binay supporters, that despite being beleaguered by a deluge of corruption charges, the Vice President is still the man to reckon with. Ramon Casiple, a professor and political analyst with unabashed love for the VP, surmised that the unending bashing of Binay tires the people who still would prefer him over the rest of the Presidential wannabes.

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  12. Fighting For Titles, Fighting For a Cause in DCRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Boxing Scene

    ... Flyweight title with a sixth round stoppage of 26-year old Marvin Mabait (19-3-2, 13 KO), 115, of Zamboanga, Philippines. Cuadras scored a knockdown in the fifth and two in the sixth to secure the victory. The first round was a tense feeling out ...

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  13. Emergency levels of malnutrition in PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Examiner.com

    These displaced people in northern Mindanao were first affected by armed conflict, then uprooted by flooding when Tropical Storm Washi hit in late 2011. The United Nations is reporting alarming malnutrition rates among Filipinos displaced by conflict in Zamboanga.

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  14. More minors in human trafficking cases in Region 11- DSWDRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | MindaNews

    A high number of minors has fallen victims to cases of human trafficking this year, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 11 said. DSWD-11 served a total of 98 human trafficking cases from January to October this year.

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  15. Shemberg boosts seaweed farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Sun-Star

    BASED Shemberg Marketing Corp. has increased its support to seaweed farmers by spending P5 million to rehabilitate seaweed farms in earthquake-stricken Bohol. Pierre Collin Dakay, president and chief executive officer of Shemberg Marketing Corp., said the move to rehabilitate the seaweed farms that were affected during the earthquake and typhoon Yolanda would help decrease the country's seaweed importation.

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  16. .com | Bomb-sniffer dog saves handler in PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | News24

    A dog handler in the southern Philippines narrowly avoided death after his dog alerted him to a bomb just before it exploded, police said on Monday. Officer Manuel Ynid was only injured when the bomb hidden in a cardboard box exploded in the strife-torn southern port city of Zamboanga late on Sunday, said the city police spokesman chief inspector Ariel Huesca.

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  17. Seconds to spare as 'bomb dog' alerts handlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Iol.co.za

    A dog handler in the southern Philippines narrowly avoided death after his dog alerted him to a bomb just before it exploded, police said on Monday. Officer Manuel Ynid was only injured when the bomb hidden in a cardboard box exploded in the strife-torn southern port city of Zamboanga late on Sunday, said the city police spokesman Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca.

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  18. Zambo, birthplace of scouting activity, hosts Boy Scouts' Centennial JamboreeRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 9 | MindaNews

    Zamboanga City, birthplace of the first scouting activity of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines 100 years ago, hosts the Centennial Jamboree that opened Saturday. The five-day Jamboree, which ends Wednesday, is held at the Zambaonga City Special Economic Zone and Freeport Authority in Barangay Talisayan, 26 kilometers west of this city.

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  19. Binay to keynote BSP Centennial Jamboree in Zambo CityRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | MindaNews

    All is set for the holding of the five-day Boy Scout of the Philippines' Centennial Jamboree in this city with Vice President Jejomar Binay as the keynote speaker. The jamboree for Mindanao is scheduled to be held from November 8 to 12 at the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone and Freeport Authority in Barangay Talisayan, 26 kilometers west of this city.

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  20. Abducted Chinese businessman freed in Zamboanga SibugayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | MindaNews

    Basilan-based kidnappers suspected to be members of the Abu Sayyaf released early Wednesday a Chinese businessman they snatched over a month ago in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Capt.

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