Southern Mindanao, Philippines Newswire (Page 3)

Southern Mindanao, Philippines Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Southern Mindanao, Philippines. (Page 3)

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  1. Law on maritime council set for final reading this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    THE 18th Davao City Council is set to pass this week on third and final reading an ordinance creating the Maritime Coordinating Council of Davao City. The MCC or the Inter-agency coordinating council will implement measures to address all the maritime and security issues, conduct search and rescue operations, and enforce laws on environmental protection in the maritime waters within the territorial jurisdiction of Davao City in support with the concerned government agencies.

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  2. Ordinance on civilian's use of military, PNP uniforms approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    THE 18TH Davao City Council passed on second reading last week an ordinance prohibiting the unauthorized production, manufacture, storage, sale, distribution and possession or use of uniforms and accoutrements of law enforcement agencies in the city. The ordinance has already been approved in principle, although it has to be read again the third time to get official approval.

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  3. Duterte seeks to extend martial law for another year in restive southRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    Earlier his year, gunmen rampaged through Marawi in what authorities said was part of a campaign to establish a Southeast Asian caliphate Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants and communists. In a letter to lawmakers released by his office, Duterte said extending martial law was necessary in the southern region of Mindanao to contain an ongoing rebellion by Islamic State supporters as well as a rising threat from communist guerillas.

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  4. Mindanao to be linked to nat'l grid via CebuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    THE Visayas-Mindanao Interconnection Project is targeted to start construction by January 2019 and is targeted to finish by December 2020. During the annual general membership meeting and partners forum of the Mindanao Business Council last Friday, December 8, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines presented the updates for the upcoming Visayas-Mindanao Interconnection Project.

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  5. Banking on PH's infra boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    AS THE current administration is dedicated on its Build, Build, Build program, SteelAsia Philippines foresees a stronger demand for rebar in the near future but assures aside from providing high-quality rebars, they are also a company that cares for the community they are in by providing jobs and better way of living. Nationwide, SteelAsia has a production capacity of 2.1 million tons per year and has a target capacity expansion by 2018 of about 2 million TPY.

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  6. Editorial: Setting our kids rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    WE SENSED it for several years now, we just can't put our fingers on it. Now, the World Bank in a publication entitled: "Developing Socioemotional Skills for the Philippines' Labor Market" written by Pablo Acosta, Takiko Igarashi, Rosechin Olfindo, and Jan Rutkowski find the gap between schooling and employment, and that is the absence or weakness of socioemotional skills otherwise referred to as noncognitive skills, soft skills or behavioral skills.

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  7. People urged to always be on guard, coordinate with authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Manila Bulletin

    Malacanang today urged the people to always be on guard and coordinate with the authorities following reports that another terror group is plotting to attack a certain city or area in Mindanao. In a radio interview, Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar confirmed that Daulah Islamiyah, an umbrella-type of armed militant group, is currently on a recruitment binge and is said to be planning to attack a still unverified city or area in Mindanao.

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  8. Back-to-back - AGT' win for PH?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Manila Bulletin

    Now that the end is almost here, it seems the Philippines is shoo-in to win "Asia's Got Talent" Season 2 going by audience impact and leveled up performance on grand finals night held last week at Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. Recall that Pinoy shadow group El Gamma Penumbra won the first season two years ago, along with Pinay opera singer Gerphil Flores who landed third place.

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  9. Duterte seeks martial law extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Manila Bulletin

    President Duterte has made up his mind on extending martial law in Mindanao for another year and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed last night that MalacaA ang will transmit the request to Congress today. In a text message to Palace reporters, Medialdea confirmed that Duterte will formally make the recommendation to Congress before the Legislative Branch goes into its Christmas break on December 15. "There is already a letter but I don't know if delivered already.

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  10. Lao to business firms: stop paying 'revolutionary taxes' or delay peace in MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | MindaNews

    The chair of the Mindanao Business Council has urged the business sector to stop paying "revolutionary taxes" to the New People's Army as they will only delay the solution to the insurgency problem in Mindanao. In an interview at the sidelines of the MinBC 2017 Annual General Membership Meeting and Partners Forum Friday night, MinBC chair Vicente Lao urged companies to "put your foot down somewhere because the government feels if you support them, the short-term benefit is don't get burned.

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  11. Philippines' Duterte to seek one-year extension of Mindanao martial lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will ask Congress to extend martial law in the volatile southern island of Mindanao to quell an insurgency, cabinet officials said on Sunday. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte participates in the opening session of the 15th ASEAN-India Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila, Philippines, November 14 2017.

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  12. Duterte to ask Congress to extend martial law in S.PhilippinesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | Xinhuanet

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will ask the Congress for a one-year extension of martial law in the southern Philippine Mindanao island, his ally in the House of Representatives said on Sunday. Philippine Lawmaker Rodolfo Farinas, also the House of Representatives majority leader, said that Duterte's office is expected to send a letter to both the House and Senate on Monday to formally inform Congress about the request for a one-year extension of martial rule in Mindanao.

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  13. Damaged houses, buildings and a mosque in Marawi. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | South China Morning Post

    More than six months after Filipino and foreign fighters claiming allegiance to Islamic State stormed this lakeside city, setting off a months-long war with Philippine troops, liberated Marawi lies in ruins and its people seethe. The heart of the city has been bombed and burned beyond recognition, its mosque domes pierced by mortar fire.

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  14. Palace hopes Congress can still act on BBL, martial law extension before breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Manila Bulletin

    As the clock continues ticking, Malacanang is keeping its fingers crossed that the Congress will still be able to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law and approve the martial law extension this year. Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar expressed optimism that there is time for the Congress to act on the two initiatives.

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  15. Andanar: Terrorist group plans to attack another cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Sun-Star

    COMMUNICATIONS Secretary Martin Andanar said on Sunday a terrorist group connected with the Maute terror group and the Abu Sayyaf Group is planning to stage an attack in one of the cities in the country. "Yung grupo ng mga tinatawag natin mga terorista na patuloy pa rin, double time yung kanilang pagre-recruit para dumami pa yung mga kapatid nating Muslim na sumama sa Daulah Islamiyah," he said.

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  16. Roque: Duterte assessing need to extend martial law in MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Sun-Star

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is now looking into the recommendations of the police and military to extend martial law in Mindanao, a Palace official said on Sunday, December 10. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Office of the President has already received the recommendations of the Department of National Defense, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police regarding the extension of martial law in southern Philippines. "The President is studying the recommendations and he is assessing the need for further extending martial law in Mindanao," he said in a statement.

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  17. Visayas reps divided on martial law extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Sun-Star

    TWO lawmakers from the Visayas region have shared what would be their vote once the Congress deliberates the extension of martial law in Mindanao. Negros Occidental Third District Rep. Albee Benitez, in an interview with Sunstar, said he will vote for its extension, for as long as the imposition of martial law will not hamper the basic human rights of the people in Mindanao.

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  18. Duterte assessing need to extend martial lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Manila Bulletin

    President Duterte is now studying recommendations to extend the martial law being implemented in Mindanao as it is set to expire in 20 days from Monday. This after the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police submitted their recommendations, through the departments of National Defense and Interior and Local Government .

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  19. Their city liberated from ISIS-linked attackers, Filipinos still seethe amid distrust and destructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    More than six months after Filipino and foreign fighters claiming allegiance to the Islamic State stormed this lakeside city, setting off a months-long war with U.S.-backed Philippine troops, liberated Marawi lies in ruins and its people seethe. The heart of the city has been bombed and burned beyond recognition, its domed mosques pierced by mortar fire.

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  20. Liberated and angry in MarawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    More than six months after Filipino and foreign fighters claiming allegiance to the Islamic State stormed this lakeside city, setting off a months-long war with U.S.-backed Philippine troops, liberated Marawi lies in ruins and its people seethe. The heart of the city has been bombed and burned beyond recognition, its domed mosques pierced by mortar fire.

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