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Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2021Related News

Priest killed in Bukidnon

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 25 January) – A priest from the Diocese of Malaybalay was ambushed and killed by still unidentified armed men Sunday night as he was returning home to St. John XXIII College Seminary, his body found near the gate of the Carmelite Monastery in Barangay Patpat, Malaybalay City. Police answering calls […].....»»

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LATE BLOOMS: Clowns

I watch the clowns having a grand time clowning around, strutting about like drunken kings with their ridiculous antics. And I hear their rambling babbling (not exactly listening) which is rather disconcerting. But I am not laughing, not even smiling. I find it all nauseating and makes me wonder whether we do deserve these insulting […].....»»

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UPPER RIGHT HAND: Academic Freedom and UP at the Frontlines

OZAMIZ CITY (Mindanews / 24 January) — By now, everyone who follows Philippine current events closely knows of the recent unilateral abrogation by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana of the 1989 DND-UP Accord, also referred to as the Ramos-Abueva 1989 agreement, after its main signatories, then Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Fidel Ramos and then […].....»»

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Cardinal Quevedo supports extension of Bangsamoro transition period

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 24 January) – Mindanao’s lone Cardinal, Orlando Quevedo, OMI, has joined calls for an extension of the transition period in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) for another three years until 2025. Quevedo, Archbishop Emeritus of Cotabato and former two-term President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines,  […].....»»

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Marble extracted from rescued Philippine eagle

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 January) — A veterinarian at the Philippine Eagle Center (PEC) here removed a piece of marble embedded near the right clavicle of the male Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) rescued last January 8 in Barangay Ticulab, Maitum town in Sarangani province. The PEC announced on Friday that veterinarian Dr. Ana Lascano […].....»»

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Assault team

Troops from Special Action Forces launch assault against armed suspects in a law enforcement operation in Barangay Limbo, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on Saturday, 23 January 2021.  Thirteen persons were killed, among them a police officer. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA.   Read story  .....»»

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13 killed, including a cop, in dawn service of warrants in Sultan Kudarat town

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao (Mindanews/ 23 January) –  A police operation to arrest a barangay captain and followers at 3  a.m. on Saturday turned bloody after the subjects of the arrest warrant resisted, resulting to a five-hour firefight that killed 13 persons including a police officer. Reports from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in […].....»»

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COMMENTARY: Terrifying and Despicable

At a media briefing on January 20, Defense Secretary Lorenzana showed a list naming what he said were UP students who had joined the communist rebel movement and subsequently died in encounters with the military. Among those Lorenzana named was Myles Cantal Albasin, my daughter, who has been in detention for close to 35 months […].....»»

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Repair work

Workers put up scaffolding inside the Grand Mosque in Marawi City on Thursday, 21 January 2021. The mosque was heavily damaged during the five-month fighting between government troops and the Maute Group and its allies in 2017. Funding of the repair work is sourced from contribution from private companies. The repair is expected to be […].....»»

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Missing fisherman found dead in Lanao del Norte

LINAMON, Lanao del Norte (MindaNews / 22 January) – The fisherman who left his home for fishing around 8 p.m. Wednesday and reported missing for two days was found dead along the wharf of Tubod, the capital town of Lanao del Norte. He was identified as Celestino Restauro, a resident Purok 4 near Rufo dela Cruz Integrated School […].....»»

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LATE BLOOMS: In the Dead of the Dark Night

Toppling monuments in the dead of the dark night to make us forget those who stood up against might so we’d again see the light. Eric S.B. Libre 17 January 2021.....»»

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Lovers may celebrate Valentine’s Day in Davao but…

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 January) – The city government will not prohibit the Valentine’s Day celebration next month amid a surge in new COVID-19 cases after the holidays, Dr. Ashley Lopez, Davao City Health COVID-19 focal person, said. But Lopez reminded couples to strictly observe the minimum public health protocols as they go out […].....»»

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Gov’t buildings, infra in GenSan remain safe after Thursday quake – official

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 22 January) — The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that rocked several parts of Mindanao on Thursday evening caused no significant damages to government structures in the city, an official said. Engr. Emerald Signar, acting head of the City Engineering Office, said government buildings, bridges, roads and other vital infrastructure are safe for […].....»»

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6 years on, MILF maintains Mamasapano carnage due to PNP-SAF’s lack of coordination 

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 25 January) – Exactly six years ago today, 25 January, the Mamasapano carnage during the previous Aquino administration shocked the nation, which the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the families of the 44 fallen commandos of the elite Special Action Forces (SAF) commemorated anew with a candle-lighting and wreath-laying ceremony. Six […].....»»

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7.1 quake jolts residents in parts of Mindanao; no damage reported

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) — A Magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted residents in parts of Mindanao at 8:23 p.m. Thursday with epicenter at sea 231 km southeast of Jose Abad Santos in Davao Occidental. No damages have been reported as of 9:20 pm in the town, Mayor Jason John Joyce said. “We are okay […].....»»

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AgSur governor hopeful lab test facility to help contain spread of virus

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 21 January) – The opening of the COVID-19 molecular laboratory testing facility at the D.O. Plaza Memorial Hospital in this town will contribute to lessening the number of infections in Agusan del Sur, Gov. Santiago Cane Jr. said. Cane said the facility can release test results within 24 hours. […].....»»

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Davao to get Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 vaccines in February

DAVAO CITY – The city will receive initial doses of Pfizer-BionTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines from the national government by late next month, as the area grapples again with record-hitting new daily cases due to the post-holiday surge. This was announced by Dr. Ashley Lopez, Davao City Health COVID-19 focal person said in his program […].....»»

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