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  1. CHR to probe MisOr - bakwits'Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Sun-Star

    THE Commission on Human Rights in Northern Mindanao is mulling over on probing reports that the rights of the indigenous people displaced by the armed clashes between the military and the New People's Army in a mountain village in Claveria town, Misamis Oriental, have been violated. Victorio Aleria Jr., CHR-Northern Miindanao supervisor investigator, said Monday that the commission will be investigating if the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law has not been respected during the encounters between the troops and insurgents last week.

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  2. Wanted person nasikopRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Sun-Star

    NASIKOP sa kapolisan sa Police Station 10 sa Cugman ang usa ka lalaki nga dunay kasong attempted homicide niadtong Domingo mga alas 2:30 sa hapon sa Zone 7, Malasag, Cugman, siyudad sa Cagayan de Oro. Sumala sa report sa kapolisan sa PS10 nga malampuson nga nasikop sa operatiba sa pagpangulo ni Police Inspector Jude Jano Evangelista, deputy station commander sa PS10, ang suspetsado.

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  3. Melindo waits for his turn to rule weight divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Filipino light-flyweight Milan Melindo has another chance to compete for a world championship and he hopes it will be the start of his own reign at the weight class. Melindo defeated Saul Juarez in a title-eliminator fight to determine the No.

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  4. Legionnaire to Philippines: - Veterans Cannot Suspend Death'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | American Legion Magazine

    Larry Atkison, superintendent of the Clark Veterans Cemetery, briefs American Legion Family members about the suspension of new burials. A unique interpretation of a 2013 memorandum of understanding between the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines and a Filipino government agency has led to a controversial suspension of burials at the Clark Veterans Cemetery in Angeles City.

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  5. Unity to fight impunityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    CAGAYAN DE ORO. Members of the media and other sectors vow to unite until justice is served to victims of the Ampatuan massacre and the end of the culture of impunity is achieved in the country. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

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  6. Coops' plan to buy Agus-Pulangui takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    COOPERATIVES in Mindanao are making good on their plan to pursue acquiring, rehabilitating and managing the Agus-Pulangi hydropower plants in Bukidnon, one of the island's main sources of electricity. Petronilo Ilagan, national president of the National Association of Electric Consumers for Reform , said the cooperatives have all the components needed to buy Agus-Pulangi and operate it.

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  7. Clenro uses 2-pronged way to stop mining in...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    TO STOP the illegal mining operations in Cagayan de Oro City's hinterland barangays for good, the City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office said it would employ a two-pronged approach. Clenro chief Edwin Dael said the apprehensions of persons involved in illegal mining will continue, but at the same time, the agency will offer an alternative source of income for the residents in the upland villages.

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  8. Hidalgo: Cherished memories of my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    NOVEMBER 24, 2014, Monday, marks the start of the 84th year of my life. It is my birthday.

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  9. Ampatuan massacre victims rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines -Davao City chapter commemorated the fifth year of the Maguindanao massacre through a candle lighting activity in front of the San Pedro Cathedral evening of November 23. NUJP Davao chair Jessie Casalda, in a statement, said the national government shows "no seriousness" to serve justice to the 58 people, especially the 32 journalists, slain five years ago. "Five years after, with many court dates, statements and rallies happening, justice is still nowhere near for the families of the victims," the NUJP said in a statement.

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  10. Israeli humor goes to DavaoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    THE 13th Israeli Film Festival with the theme "Laughter from the Holy Land" continues its great journey in the Philippines. This time, it goes to Davao City to bring the Israeli culture of film-making and strong trademark of humor to the southern Philippines.

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  11. 200 Student-Athletes to Participate in the 6th ASEAN Schools Games Held in Manila from 29 NovRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... will be representing the Singapore Schools Sports Council (SSSC) at the 6th ASEAN School Games (ASG) in Manila, Philippines, from 29 November to 7 December 2014. The student-athletes are from a total of 48 secondary schools and junior colleges. Mr ...

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  12. Philippines Fines Chinese Fishermen $102,000 Each for PoachingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    ... minerals and oil-and-gas deposits. The sea is one of Asia's biggest possible flashpoints. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan also have claims. Philippine police arrested the fishermen and seized their boat off Half Moon Shoal, a ...

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  13. BOC misses revenue goal in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The Bureau of Customs again missed its revenue target for October despite setting a new record for the highest-ever single-month collection. The BOC posted revenues of P34.16 billion for October, up 22.6 percent compared to the P27.86 billion posted in the same month last year on the back of the continued growth in the volume and value of imports.

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  14. Meet the 21-year-old Yale student behind Solar PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    If Solar Philippines president and founder Leandro Leviste looked like a college student next to President Benigno Aquino and SM Prime Holdings president Hans Sy at the event activating SM City North EDSA's solar-powered rooftop on Monday, it's because he is still an undergraduate at Yale University. Leviste, the son of Senator Loren Legarda with ex-husband, Tony, is on leave from his senior year at Yale where he is taking up political science.

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  15. Perlas Awards for valuable institutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... typhoon Yolanda-which ravaged lives and properties November 2013-will be honored. The 26th Perlas Awards of Philippines Foundation acknowledged countless unsung heroes, but selected three major institutions which initiated, implemented and sustained ...

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  16. DOH gears up for zero Aids-related deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Health is gearing up for a call toward "zero Aids-related deaths, zero new HIV infections and zero stigma by 2015," an official said Monday. Dr. Elvie Villabos, head of infectious diseases and EOH Cluster of DOH-Western Visayas, said the call is being made in time for the World Aids Day celebration on December 1. He said the celebration in Iloilo City will start with a Zumba Street Party on November 30 at the Calle Real, a mass on December 1 at the Sta Teresita parish church, and a program at the Robinson's Place Iloilo.

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  17. Pacquiao back in GenSan after win over AlgieriRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao returned to General Santos City Monday afternoon, a day after he put on a dominant show in routing American challenger Chris Algieri at the Cotai Arena in Macau. Pacquiao arrived at around 5 p.m., and was given full military honors.

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  18. Mamat coasts to victory with 'high' final round 69Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    CARMONA, Cavite Even Mardan Mamat's worst round proved better than the elite field could muster as he beat Frenchman Lionel Weber by six with a closing three-under 69 and completed a wire-to-wire triumph in the $1 million Resorts World Manila Masters presented by 918.com at the Manila Southwoods' Masters course here yesterday. Mamat had more trouble battling the wind than fending off his rivals as Kiradech Aphibarnrat, who moved within three with a birdie on the first hole, reeled back with a double-bogey with a par-5 No.

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  19. Cebu Pacific, Tigerair post uptick in passenger trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Cebu Pacific and Tiger Airways Philippines posted a 15.7 percent increase in passenger volume in the first 10 months of the year. The number of passengers of the two airlines jumped to 13.94 million in January to October this year from the 12.04 million in the same period last year.

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  20. Climate body eyes expanding K-12 enhancement piloting's coverageRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    ... K-12 curriculum by integrating climate change and disaster risk reduction into this program of study, noting the Philippines is among countries most vulnerable to the changing climate's impacts. Last week, CCC Implementation and Oversight ...

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