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  1. Duterte set to fire another officialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte revealed Thursday, May 24, that he might fire another official when he returns to Malacanang from Davao City. Duterte made the pronouncement at the inauguration of the Davao River Bridge Widening Project in Davao City, where he lamented that most of those axed were close to him.

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  2. A new deadline to wipe out Abu SayyafRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    AT the start of 2017, President Duterte, then just a few months in office, gave the Armed Forces of the Philippines six months to neutralize the Abu Sayyaf. The notorious group had just kidnapped a German yacht owner after killing his wife in the waters around Sulu and was now demanding ransom.

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  3. Inday Will Always Love You makes - bonggang' debutRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Kapuso network's latest rom-series opened with a bang or as Inday, the lead actress, would say, it was a "bonggang debut"! The series, started on May 21, highlights the unique beauty and rich culture of Cebu has recorded a 42 percent overnight people share according to Nielsen Philippines TAM's National Urban Philippines data. IWALY's counterpart show, ABS-CBN's Since I Found You, only managed to get 34.8 percent.

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  4. Al-ag questions objection to IPMRRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    DAVAO City Vice Mayor Bernard Al-ag forwarded Wednesday, May 23, to the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples regional office a letter questioning the agency's untimely objection to the qualifications of the selected IP mandatory representative Cherry Ann Codilla. "Codilla underwent three validations already and finally selected by the tribe... Delaying the assumption of the office of Codilla to the detriment of the welfare of the Indigenous Peoples cannot be justified in any way.

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  5. BSKE bets reminded: File Soce before June 13Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ALL the candidates in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections 2018 are advised to file their Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures not later than June 13. Comelec-Davao spokesperson Krisna Samantha Caballero said the candidates, either winners or losers, must file their Soce on or before June 13, or face the consequence of being perpetually disqualified to hold any public office. The Soce is a thorough and comprehensive report about the campaign contributions and expenditures of the political candidates.

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  6. Davao graduates dominate teachers' boardRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    FOUR graduates from Davao region landed in the top 10 of the latest Licensure Examination for Teachers , both in the elementary and secondary levels, administered last March 25, based on the results released by the Professional Regulation Commission Wednesday, May 23. Of this number, there are 15 graduates from the University of Southeastern Philippines , both from Davao and Tagum City; seven from the University of Mindanao ; one graduate from Holy Cross of Davao, and one from Cor Jesu College .

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  7. PHL Navy holds fleet review after 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mintfo

    The Philippine Navy has conducted a fleet review during its 120th Founding Anniversary at the Coconut Palace, CCP Complex, Pasay City with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on May 22. The said fleet review is the first in the last 20 years. According to Philippine Navy, the last fleet review conducted was in 1998.

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  8. Qatar Airways launches services to Gatwick AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    ... citing new destinations to be launched by the airline include Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta; Cebu and Davao, Philippines; Langkawi, Malaysia; Da Nang, Vietnam; Bodrum and Antalya, Turkey; Mykonos, Greece and Mlaga, Spain.

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  9. Ceres Negros FC faces Davao Aguilas tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    Ceres Negros FC is looking to bounce back from their last defeat at home as the Busmen host visiting Davao Aguilas FC tonight, Wednesday, May 23 at 7 p.m. in the 2018 Philippines Football League at the Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod City. Ceres, with five wins and a loss in this tourney and recently earned a spot in the AFC Asean Zonal finals, also aims to take back the league's top post.

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  10. #BabaeAko campaign 'clearly political,' says Bong GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | Sun-Star

    EFFORTS to depict President Rodrigo Duterte as a misogynist are tainted with politics, his closest aide said Wednesday, May 23. In a statement, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go slammed initiatives to use hashtag Babae Ako to lash out at the President's supposed anti-women tirades. Go defended Duterte, saying that the President's style of self-expression "has always been taken out of context."

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  11. Angeles, Makati prevail in Rugby 7s PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    The Rugby 7s Philippine National Games took place in Southern Plains, Calamba over the weekend as teams traveled from various regions representing their Local Government Units. After 26 matches, Angeles City continued their dominance outpacing a determined Makati City 36 to 7 in the Gold medal match in the men's division.

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  12. Duterte to drug suspects: Stay in jail, you'll live longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told drug suspects on Tuesday that if they wanted to live longer, they should get arrested and then stay in jail. In the latest threat he has made in his bloody anti-drug crackdown, Duterte did not identify the targets of his warning in a televised speech but referred to people who grew rich through illegal drugs in Cebu province.

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  13. Lugar Lang: One year later: creating space for MarawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MindaNews

    Based on online posts, one would think that all everyone cared about on May 19, 2018 was the Royal Wedding. But on that same day, against the tide, the forum "Revisiting Marawi from the Lens of Interfaith Dialogue and Multiculturalism" was held by Konsyensya Dabaw in cooperation with VSO and Ateneo de Davao University.

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  14. Australian Corner opens at City LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    BOOKS enough to fill a corner of the city library were turned over by the Australian government to the city government of Davao in time for the celebration of the Philippines-Australia Friendship Week. Deputy Ambassador Mat Kimberley together with city administrator Zuleika Lopez led the ribbon cutting Tuesday, May 22, for the Australian Corner that features books about Australia.

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  15. Paquibato holds promise once cleared of rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    THE Philippine Army's 10th Infantry Division sees Paquibato District, Davao City, as a potential place for development where people can live a good life free from armed conflict. Army's 10th Infantry Division commander Major General Noel Clement issued such statement following the Serbisyo Caravan of the Association of Regional Executives of National Agencies in Davao Region in the area last week.

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  16. A dance of history: Ballet Philippines tells of the old timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    WATCHING Celebration in SM Lanang is like a prelude to the Buwan ng Wika which is a month away. With much younger faces, Ballet Philippines' dancers, were equally graceful and beautiful as they performed in front of the Davao audience at the mall's atrium on May 18. Ballet Philippines celebrates its 49th year of Artistic Excellence through their show aptly called Celebration: The National Tour.

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  17. Unionbank rolls out project for rural banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    UNIONBANK of the Philippines launched on Tuesday, May 22, its Project i2i, its initiative to connect rural banks to the country's main financial network and serve more Filipinos without bank accounts through blockchain technology. "One of our mandates is to promote financial inclusivity and with blockchain we have cracked the code on it," Dr. Justo Ortiz, Union Bank chairman, said during a press conference on Tuesday at Park Inn by Radisson Davao.

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  18. VXI Global Solutions opens 9th facility in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Manila Bulletin

    VXI Global Holdings B.V. Philippines recently opened its 9th facility in the country inside this sprawling economic zone in Pampanga. Jared Morrison, Executive Vice President and Country Manager of VXI, said the company remains proud of its role as a significant player in the global BPO industry and development of local talent so they can shine on the world stage.

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  19. MANILA. In this file photo, a boy holds up a card showing his immunization record.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    THE House appropriations committee has approved the bill seeking to utilize a P1.16-billion fund for assistance to nearly 900,000 recipients of Dengvaxia vaccine. The fund, sourced from the refund made by vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur, will go to the following as proposed by the Department of Health and as approved by the said committee: The DOH earlier proposed the inclusion of a P270-million budget for medical kits to contain a thermometer, a mosquito repellant and two bottles of multivitamins but the House panel disapproved this.

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  20. Events lined up for PH-Aus Friendship WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Sun-Star

    DAVAO City has lined up several events for the celebration of the Philippine-Australia Friendship Week 2018 that is held for the first time here. The celebration, which kicked off Monday, May 21, is geared to cement bilateral ties between the Philippines and Australia.

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