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9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

More sea routes between Mindanao, BIMP-EAGA eyed

The government is planning to open more shipping routes in the next two years between Mindanao and other key areas within the surging Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area .

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11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

J.CO Donuts opens 2 branches in Cebu

INDONESIAN food chain J.CO Donuts and Coffee continues its aggressive expansion in the Philippines as it simultaneously opened two branches in Cebu on Monday: in Ayala Center Cebu and SM City Cebu.

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11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Superman

I WAS watching Man of Steel a few days ago when a thought struck me. In the movie, Superman landed in Kansas in the United States.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

MindaNews

COMMENT: Islamophobia: Perception vs. Reality

The article, "A Second take on Islamopobia" , is strikingly interesting. The author, Prof.

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Sun-Star

Proposed bridge to boost Samal economy

THE establishment of the Samal Bridge is seen to stir the economic development of Island Garden City of Samal , said Regional Development Council chair Gov. Rudolfo del Rosario.

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MindaNews

Mindanao's role in national economy focus of 23rd Minbizcon

For the third time within 23 years, this city hosted again Monday the Mindanao Business Conference , and this time, officials underlined the island's contribution to the national economy.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sun-Star

Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

In this photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office, Philippine Military Chief Gen.

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Sun-Star

Addu HS' 84 pearl homecoming

And to celebrate that midlife journey, the Ateneo de Davao High School Batch 1984 partook in a two-day celebration of fun and camaraderie.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: - Light' comes to village

How big a difference do we make in the lives of other people? On this day in Manila, five persons and a group will receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award, a yearly presentation recognising Asian volunteers and leaders whose work, life and dedication have made a significant or game-changing impact on the lives of others or on the communities they serve.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sun-Star

GMA's prime leading men heat up Kadayawan 2014

GMA pulled off a stellar participation in the recent Kadayawan Festival when it brought not just one, not two, but three of its most bankable leading men to celebrate Southern Mindanao's biggest fete-Kapuso primetime king Dingdong Dantes, drama king Dennis Trillo, and platinum recording artist Tom Rodriguez.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Korea Herald

This is where my life is'

The weather outside on this early August day is humid, the drizzling rain adding to the uncomfortable stickiness.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Philippines Today

DND chief says PHL using international networks to verify ISIS recruitment report

Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin announced Thursday that the country is using its international networks to determine the authenticity of reports claiming that members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria conducted a recruitment drive in Davao City last July.

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Sun-Star

80-man Manado trade mission to visit city

Mindanao Development Authority executive director Undersecretary Janet Lopoz said the 80-man trade mission will include a business to business matching session and the re-establishment of the sisterhood agreement between Davao City and Manado City.

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Manila Bulletin

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Catholics mark today the Feast of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, the precursor and cousin of Jesus Christ.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sun-Star

Yamaha unveils 2 new bikes

YAMAHA Motor Philippines Inc. officially unveiled two of its newest high performance bikes to Mindanaoans in time for the Kadayawan Festival.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MindaNews

Murad: "what's happening here is different from the Middle East"

CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao - Mindanao and the Middle East should not be compared because the situations in these areas are different, Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front said amid claims by a former Philippine president that 100 Filipino Muslims are undergoing training in Iraq with the extremist Islamic ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Northpoint cited in property awards

DAVAO CITY'S landmark condo project Northpoint by Vista Residences was recently recognized as a "Highly Commended" development in the prestigious 2nd Annual Philippines Property Awards in 2014, the country's biggest annual real estate event.

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Sun-Star

Region failing MDG 5

THE end of the 15-year work period is so near yet the regions all across the Philippines are still far behind in meeting its target on improving maternal health, one of the eight Millennium Development Goals .

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ABS-CBN News

PH checks claims Pinoys joining jihadists

"CSAFP Gen Gregoria Pio Catapang Jr has already directed the troops on the ground in Mindanao and Davao City to include our intelligence committee to look into this," he said.

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Sun-Star

Families get new GK houses

AT LEAST 30 families from Our Lady of Victory Training Center for people with disabilities and those who had been affected by court demolition orders, fire incidents, and Typhoon Yolanda from the Visayas are beneficiaries of a housing project in Barangay Los Amigos, Tugbok District in Davao City.

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