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From the islands to the mainland, UBJP members flock to Cotabato City to show solidarity

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 19 February) – From the island to the mainland, Sherhan Isa endured the long, backbreaking travel from Jolo, Sulu to be in solidarity with the United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP), the political party of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), during its general assembly in Cotabato City on Saturday, February 17. […].....»»

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A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: BOOK REVIEW: MAGDARAGAT, An Anthology of Filipino-Canadian Writing

BOOK REVIEW:MAGDARAGAT, An Anthology of Filipino-Canadian WritingEdited by: Teodoro Alcuitas, C.E, Gatchalian &, Patria RiveraPublished by: Cormorant Books, Inc., Toronto, Canada2023 CEBU CITY (MindaNews / 20 February) – Considering that the Filipinos reside in an archipelago constituted by at least 7,000 islands, it is safe to conclude that a big percentage of the population are […].....»»

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Michael Angelo Yambok: Empowering communities through cultural work

ALABEL, Sarangani (MindaNews / 18 February) — For Michael Angelo “Yumi” Yambok, being a cultural worker for the Tboli people is a family tradition. His grandparents and parents, aunts and uncles, were cultural workers  — they helped uplift the lives of the Tboli communities and left such a profound impact on their lives. In the […].....»»

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Plug and Go

An electric-powered tricycle cruises along the street in Davao City on Monday, 19 February 2024. The Land Transportation Office is eyeing the mandatory registration of electric vehicles (e-vehicles) since they are used as an alternative mode of public and private transportation . MindaNews photo.....»»

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Proposed relocation site for Maco landslide victims yet to be fully assessed – MGB

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 February) – A two-hectare land near the Immaculate Conception Quasi-Parish in Barangay Elizalde, Maco in Davao de Oro that is being eyed as a temporary shelter for landslide victims from the town’s barangays Masara and Mainit has yet to be fully assessed by geologists from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau […].....»»

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NEWS BRIEFS | 19 February 2024

DOT-10 opens historical trail in Cagayan de Oro The Department of Tourism-Region 10 (DOT-10) has launched the “Cagayan de Oro Historical Trail Walkthrough,” which covered the historical sites in the city. The trail will start at the wooden cross in front of the St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral in downtown Cagayan de Oro. The cross, erected in […].....»»

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PEACETALK: The Jolo Siege of 1974, Half a Century Hence:  Notes on History, War, Peace, Law and Justice (1)

(First of two parts) NAGA CITY (MindaNews /20 February) – On the occasion of the 50th anniversary commemoration of “The Siege of Jolo 1974: A Forum and Webinar with Survivors and Victims” was held on 12 February 2024 at Bocobo Hall, Law Center, University of the Philippines (U.P.), Diliman, Quezon City.  This was planned, organized […].....»»

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Bucana fire damages house and 3 establishments

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 February) – One house and three establishments were destroyed by fire in Barangay 76-A Bucana Davao City at 3:30 a.m. on Sunday. Capt. Hazel Tuazon, spokesperson for Davao City Police Office (DCPO), said the fire started from the two-story house of Michelle Bolos, a 43-year-old businesswoman, and immediately spread to adjacent establishments. […].....»»

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TURNING POINT: Quo Vadis Legislative Inquiries

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 20 February) – The Senate or the House of Representatives or any of its respective committees may conduct inquiries in aid of legislation in accordance with Section 21, Article VI of the 1987 Constitution. The filing or pendency of a case before any court, tribunal or quasi-judicial or administrative body […].....»»

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6 soldiers killed, 4 others wounded in clash with Maute Group in Lanao Norte

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 19 February) – Six Philippine Army members were killed while four others were wounded on Sunday while pursuing the militant Dawlah Islamiyah-Maute Group blamed for the December 3 Catholic Mass bombing inside the Mindanao State University in Marawi City (MSU-Marawi), military officials said. In a statement, General Romeo Brawner Jr., […].....»»

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URBAN APE: Masara and a Long Time Ago story

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 February) — Barangay Masara, Maco, Davao de Oro is so much in the news today due to a landslide that has become a tragedy to families directly affected. News stories (National, Regional, Local in all forms of media) carried the story just for a short time, and moved on […].....»»

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Basketball sa bukid

Boys practice basketball in the mountain barangay of Pugaan in Iligan City Sunday morning (18 February 2024). MindaNews photo by BOBBY TIMONERA.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 14

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian authorities recovered the bodies of two individuals, who were killed in an aircraft crash on Tuesday. The two victims are Malaysians aged 30 and 42 and had died at the place of the incident, Selangor police chief Hussein Omar Khan said in a statement late Tuesday. (Malaysia-Plane Crash-Death) - - - - KUALA LUMPUR -- Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been.....»»

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The Evolution of Virtual Reality culminating in Apple Vision Pro

Apple, the renowned tech giant, has recently unveiled its latest innovation: a virtual reality (VR) headset. This move comes as a surprise to many, considering.....»»

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Joel Embiid undergoes successful meniscus procedure and will be reevaluated in 4 weeks

Philadelphia 76ers’ Star Joel Embiid Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery Philadelphia 76ers’ star player, Joel Embiid, recently underwent surgery to repair the meniscus tear in his.....»»

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Lifestyle: The Key to Long-Term Weight Loss

These days, the pursuit of weight loss is a common goal for many. Among the 95% of Americans trying to lose weight in the last five.....»»

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Warning: U.S. Advises Against Wearing Vision Pro Goggles While Driving Your Tesla

Title: Unsettling Trend: Tesla Drivers Wearing Apple Vision Pro Headsets in Autopilot Mode Creates Stir Date: [Insert Date] Source: The Daily Guardian Social media has.....»»

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Huangyan Dao is beyond limits of Philippine territory: FM spokesperson

BEIJING, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Huangyan Dao is China's inherent territory, which is beyond the limits of Philippine territory, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Friday. China has indisputable sovereignty over the island and its adjacent waters. China exercises sovereignty and jurisdiction over Huangyan Dao in a continuous, peaceful and effective manner, Wang told a regular press briefing whe.....»»

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Radyo5, Rappler spotlight public funds used in Bagong Pilipinas rally

CHEERS TO Radyo5 and Rappler for calling the people's attention to the exorbitant cost of holding President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s rally on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024.Dubbed Bagong Pilipinas (New Philippines,) the rally was described by the state-run Philippine Information.....»»

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Vietnam, Philippines agree to enhance South China Sea security

HANOI, Vietnam: During a state visit to Hanoi by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., this week, Vietnam and the Philippines agreed to prevent untoward incidents in the South China Sea and enhance the cooperation between their coastguards. The two memorandums of understanding (MoU) on security signed by the two Southeast Asian countries, which have competing claims over parts of the South China Sea, cover "incident p.....»»

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