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Wednesday Apr 16 | Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines revises dev''t plan, sets higher infra spending

With just two years to go before its term ends, Philippine President Aquino's administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

American Thinker

What was that again about Al-Qaeda on the run?

From the US Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia comes an Emergency Message for US citizens which transmits a world wide caution on continuing threats from terrorist groups.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABS-CBN News

DoubleDragon to build 2 CityMalls in Zamboanga

MANILA, Philippines CityMall Commercial Centers Inc. , the mall development arm of DoubleDragon Properties Corp., is set to build two community malls in Zamboanga City through a partnership with Galleria Zamboanga Inc. .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

MindaNews

Miriam and Miriam meet on Bangsamoro peace pact after Lent

Government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer and Senator Miriam Santiago will meet to discuss the Bangsamoro peace pact "after Lent," Ferrer told a gathering of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines' Episcopal Commission on Interreligious Dialogue and the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines.

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The Peninsula

Twelve dead as Philippine rebel clashes end: military

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: The death toll in fighting between Muslim rebels and soldiers in the southern Philippines has risen to 12, officials in the area said Saturday after the prolonged shootout had ended.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Peninsula

Twenty soldiers wounded in Philippine gunbattle with Ab...

ZAMBOANGA: Twenty soldiers were wounded Friday in an hours-long gunbattle between troops and Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf extremists blamed for beheadings and kidnappings in the southern Philippines, the military said.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

MindaNews

Zambo prepares for installation of new archbishop

Preparations are underway for the installation of Bishop Romulo dela Cruz on May 14 as the new archbishop of this city.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

ABS-CBN News

700 protest deaths of Zambo evacuees

Around 700 Muslims representing various organizations participated in an indignation rally for residents who have died while staying in evacuation centers in Zamboanga.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

MindaNews

Misuari faction in Maguindanao: dream Bangsamoro Republik lives on

Followers of Moro National Liberation Front founding chair Nur Misuari on Saturday said their dream for a Bangsamoro Republik lives on even as government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front had signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro on March 27. The MNLF members, led by Suhod Ebrahim, commander of the MNLF's 6th Sudarah Brigade, met ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Nalzaro: Will peace reign in Mindanao?

I AM a full-blooded Mindanaoan. I was born and spent my boyhood in Dipolog City in Zamboanga del Norte.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Mindanao's challenge: Keeping peace

Now that the celebrations are over, the long, hard march to keep the peace in the conflict-torn but resource-rich southern Philippine island of Mindanao begins.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Christianity Today

Evangelicals Back Peace Pact with Islamic Rebels in...

Among the dignitaries at the event was Bishop Efraim Tendero, head of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches, which came out in favor of the peace accords.

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ABS-CBN News

Philippines, MILF rebels sign peace agreement

After 17 years of negotiations, the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front on Thursday signed a peace agreement that seeks to end more than 30 years of the secessionist movement in Mindanao.

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MindaNews

DOT wants additional flights to/fro 4 Mindanao airports

The Department of Tourism is working for the opening of additional domestic and international flights to and from four major airports in Mindanao in preparation for the integration by next year of the economies of the 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations .

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Should Zamboanga City join Bangsamoro?

However, she said Zamboanga City, its 98 component barangays and its municipal waters "should not, would not, and will never be included in the Bangsamoro."

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

ABS-CBN News

PDIC takes over Zamboanga del Norte rural bank

MANILA, Philippines A rural bank in Zamboanga del Norte has been placed under receivership of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation .

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Sun-Star

Nalzaro: Is JVR practicing nepotism?

ONE of the many issues faced by Talisay City Mayor Johnny V. de los Reyes is nepotism.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

MindaNews

Zamboanga's new Archbishop installed on May 14; vows to attend to "bakwits"

Kidapawan Bishop Romulo dela Cruz, the Archbishop-elect of Zamboanga, has vowed to attend to the needs of the 'bakwits' or residents displaced from their homes due to the 21-day standoff between government forces and the Moro National Liberation Front in Zamboanga City last September.

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