Southern Mindanao, Philippines Newswire (Page 10)

Southern Mindanao, Philippines Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Southern Mindanao, Philippines. (Page 10)

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  1. Padilla: City lolos and lolas Octoberbest celebration endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Sun-Star

    ALL roads lead to the lolos and lolas Pista sa Nayon to be held at the Baguio Convention Center set at 1 p.m., October 25. The traditional Pilipino festivity, marks the culminating month-long activities of Senior Citizens which started on October 2 with the Senior Citizens Officials for a Day program. At least, a select group of 58 city elderlies took over the leadership ladder of the city administration for a day.

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  2. Soldiers begin long journey homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Sun-Star

    The 1st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army has left, Friday morning, October 20, after a send-off ceremony held in Camp Ranao in this city. A Silver Cross Medal was awarded to the battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Tampus and to his three company commanders.

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  3. Philippines says Malaysian terrorist killed in final Marawi battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | South China Morning Post

    Mahmud Ahmad was a former lecturer in Islamic studies at the University of Malaya who travelled to the Southeast Asian nation to link up with militant groups A top Malaysian terrorist, who allegedly conspired with Filipino militants to create an Islamic caliphate in the southern Philippines, has been killed in a military operation in Marawi City, a military spokesman said on Friday. "He died during the assault of our troops the other night, where 12 other rebels died," Major General Restituto Padilla told reporters.

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  4. Mindef Still Waiting For Official Report On Dr Mahmud's DeathRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Defence Ministry is still waiting for the confirmation report from the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence Intelligence Staff Division on the death of Malaysian militant Dr Mahmud Ahmad in a battle with armed forces in Marawi, Philippines on Wednesday. Its Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said even though the highest Philippines authorities had confirmed the death of Mahmud but ATM BSPP had yet to receive any report on the matter.

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  5. Hisham: Dr Mahmud's death is not the endRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has yet to receive confirmation that lecturer-turned-militant Dr Mahmud Ahmad was killed in Marawi city, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. "I have not received confirmation from our intelligence although the Philippines side has indicated that that is the case," said the Defence Minster.

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  6. Digital Asia links: CCP apps, Telegram in Indonesia, Japanese fake news and moreRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | PressReleasePoint

    Thailand's Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha announced this week that top Facebook executives would be coming to Thailand to meet with Thai leaders. Facebook denied the story - Thai authorities have yet to offer an explanation of the misunderstanding, which follows a year of strained relations with the social media giant.

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  7. Doubts about smoking gun as Duterte lauds China role in rebel killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte poses for a picture with female soldiers during his visit at Bangolo town in Marawi city, southern Philippines October 17, 2017. Malacanang Presidential Photo/Handout via REUTERS MANILA/MARAWI CITY: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was eager to credit new ally Beijing in the death of militant leader Isnilon Hapilon, saying it was a Chinese rifle that fired the bullet that finished off Islamic State's "emir" in Southeast Asia.

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  8. Committee for localized peace talks with NPA set for Oct.24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | MindaNews

    Members of the Davao City Peace Committee, a body created by City Mayor Sara Duterte to hold localized peace talks with the New People's Army, will convene for the first time on October 24, committee member and Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles said. Valles said in a press conference on the last day of the four-day Mindanao-Sulu Pastoral Conference at the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao Thursday that it will be more of an "organizational meeting" to allow them to know the other committee members.

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  9. Quevedo warns threat of terrorism persists in MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Manila Bulletin

    Speaking before media at the close of the four-day 16th Mindanao-Sulu Pastoral Conference at the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao Thursday, Quevedo said the "the threat of terrorism is still there even after the war in Marawi might have ended." Quevedo also disclosed that the bishops of Mindanao do not plan to ask President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to lift martial law in the island, but underscored that its implementation "must be brief, or as needed."

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  10. Philippines believes top militant killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | NWAonline

    A top Malaysian militant is believed to be among 13 Islamic State group-linked militants killed in fighting overnight in Marawi city in the southern Philippines, a military spokesman said Thursday, though his body hasn't been recovered yet. Sporadic fighting continued even after President Rodrigo Duterte visited the battle-scarred Islamic city Tuesday and announced its liberation, sparking hopes that hundreds of thousands of people could finally return home after being displaced for nearly five months by a bloody siege.

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  11. PH prefers trade relations with EU than accept grants with conditionsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | Manila Bulletin

    The Philippines would rather sustain trade relations with the European Union than accept grants with conditions that undermine the country's sovereignty, a Palace official said "We're always open to the offer of constructive advicea we're also very very open to trade, and so much to aid and grants without conditions," Abella said during a Palace news conference following the President's refusal to accept EU grants with strings attached. "If certain conditionalities are tied to the aid and grant, we must respectfully decline as we do not wish to subject ourselves to monitoring or be dictated to.

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  12. Duterte changes tack in deadly drugs war amid mounting protests, declining popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Asian Correspondent

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while delivering a speech during his visit at Bangolo town, Marawi city, southern Philippines October 17, 2017. Source: Reuters AMID mounting criticisms and declining net satisfaction ratings on his deadly drug war, President Rodrigo Duterte has changed course, replacing the police force with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency as the "sole agency" to combat the narcotics menace.

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  13. Top M'sian militant killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Daily Express

    MARAWI : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday that a Malaysian militant tipped to become the new leader of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia had been killed. Mahmud Ahmad was described by the Philippine military as a "high value target" who had funded an attack by pro-IS militants on the southern city of Marawi in May and connected local insurgents with jihadists in the Middle East.

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  14. As ISIS wanes, its founders are stronger - Owei LakemfaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Vanguard

    T HE numerous victory songs and congratulatory messages flowing from various parts of the world following the Tuesday seizure of Raqqa, the 'capital' of the Islamic State, ISIS, Caliphate, drowned the victory songs from the Philippines. On that same day, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared that Marawi City in Southern Philippines seized last May by the pro-ISIS Maute militants, had been liberated.

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  15. Ap Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, presides over the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Xi on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress.

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  16. Indonesia Tightens Border Security After Philippines Liberates MarawiRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 19 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Indonesian authorities have tightened security in some areas bordering the Philippines and at the Philippine diplomatic mission in Jakarta following Manila's declaration that its southern city of Marawi has been liberated from pro-Islamic State militants, Vietnam News Agency reported. Indonesia's National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian told a press conference on Thursday that the deaths of Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute, as well as the liberation of Syria's northern city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants by US-backed Syrian forces, have taken a toll on the IS terrorist network.

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  17. UN says plague cases in Madagascar almost doubled in 5 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Pattaya Mail

    The number of plague cases in Madagascar has almost doubled over the last five days and medical experts project the situation will worsen, with 1,000 cases expected every month if funds aren't rapidly provided, the United Nations said Thursday. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters that only 26 percent of the $9.5 million needed to combat the outbreak of the often deadly disease has been received.

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  18. Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leadera s resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Pattaya Mail

    In a Facebook post Thursday, they said Joseph Muscat should take political responsibility for "failing to uphold our fundamental freedoms." The sons, Matthew, Andrew and Paul Caruana Galizia, said they weren't endorsing Muscat's call for a reward to lead to their mother's assassins, saying "we are not interested in justice without change."

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  19. Pakistana s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Pattaya Mail

    A Pakistani court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm. A lawyer for the 67-year-old Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty.

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  20. Clearing up operations continue in MarawiRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 19 | Xinhuanet

    Workers from local government and soldiers walk along a street during a clearing up operation in Marawi, Philippines , Oct. 19, 2017. Clearing up operations continue to rid the southern Philippine city of Marawi after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared on Tuesday victory over Islamic State -linked extremists that took over Marawi in May, ending nearly five months of fierce fighting that have killed more than 1,000 people and displaced thousands.

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