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18 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

New tarsier species found in Dinagat Island

It's bigger in size, has darker hair and has stubbier fingers and toes. Genetic tests have also proven the Dinagat tarsier is a new Philippine tarsier species.

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Wednesday | Philippines Today

Task force foils human trafficking attempt in Zamboanga

The multi-agency Sea-Based Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force have foiled a human trafficking attempt when they intercepted 24 would-be victims in this city.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

DOE: Oil smuggling on the rise

Oil smuggling is again on the rise across the country especially in Mindanao, prompting the Department of Energy to closely coordinate with the Bureau of Customs to address concerns of oil industry players.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Sabah Deports 641 Philippine Illegal Immigrants

The Special Federal Task Force in Sabah/Labuan today deported 641 Philippine illegal immigrants, 443 of them from the temporary detention centre in Sibuga here and the rest from the centre in Papar.

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MindaNews

Zambo OFWs from Libya get financial aid

The government through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration has started releasing financial assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers who were repatriated from Libya.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Weekend Balita

DPWH to build P1.73-B water supply projects in 30 tourism areas: Singson

President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the Philippine Travel Agencies Association 21st Travel Tour Expo 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Seashell Drive, Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City on Friday with the theme: "Love Life, Love Travel."

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

MindaNews

Mindanao schools tapped for DOST's river mapping project

Universities and colleges in Mindanao have been tapped for the Philippine Light Intensity Detection and Ranging project, which aims to map the river systems of four regions in the island.

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Sun-Star

Customs July collection up by almost P1M

A TOP official of the local Bureau of Customs office announced that they have surpassed their revenue's target collection goal by almost P1 million for July this year.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Sun-Star

Search on for 5 humanitarian heroes

THE United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs -Zamboanga Hub announced the search for the five humanitarian heroes of Zamboanga City.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sun-Star

A legacy for the young

A TEACHER'S life is like a candle that lights up the path of students towards knowledge that they can use as weapons in their future professions.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sun-Star

Get to Know Your Tourists' seminar held

THREE tourism professionals from various partner agencies have attended a one-day seminar on Getting to Know Your Tourists, an official announced.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Sun-Star

Cebu towns to be covered by tourism water supply project

FIVE towns and city in Cebu province will be among the beneficiaries of the Tourism Water Supply Infrastructure Program whose implementation will start this year, the Department of Public Works and Highways said Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Mindanao Newsbits for August 6, 2014

Placer, Surigao del Norte - The provincial government of Surigao del Norte finally attained its desire to provide high quality technical and vocational education for its constituents with the newly constructed P22.1-million Provincial Community Training Center in Barangay Sta.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Bicol region's economy recorded the fastest growth in 2013

The Bicol region's economy recorded the fastest growth of 9.3 percent in 2013, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sun-Star

P94B investments poured in Minda

"We are now seeing [an increase in] investor confidence in Mindanao for the past two or three years and this is by far the largest amount per BOI-record for the last 10 years," said Minda executive director Usec.

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Sun-Star

DAR, food firm forge cacao production pact

THE Department of Agrarian Reform and the Kennemer Foods International, Incorporated have forged a Cacao Production and Purchase Agreement involving five Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, officials said.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Sun-Star

Soldier wounded in clash

A SOLDIER was wounded in a fresh firefight between the government forces and the New People's Army rebels in the hinterlands of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Saturday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CNN

Phl president signs recovery plan

PHILIPPINE President Benigno Aquino III on Monday said the government has started rebuilding efforts in areas devastated by disasters and conflict last year.

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ABS-CBN News

4 suspected Abu Sayyaf terrorists captured near Zamboanga

Security forces have captured four members of the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the southern Philippines, including one accused of the 2002 kidnapping of Christian missionaries who were later beheaded, police said Monday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

ABS-CBN News

How OFWs can come back to Philippines for good

That is something the whole economy must applaud, but then at some point, the OFW must face his own economic mortality and ask: "Until when am I going to be a hero for everyone and start being a hero for myself?" Imelda Dagus started working in Yemen right after college as a flight attendant.

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