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  1. PHILIPPINES: Palawan to Brunei, Malaysia shipping service eyedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    Mindanao authorities said the Philippine government is going to open shipping services from Brooke's Point in Palawan to Muara Port in Brunei to go along with existing shipping routes in BIMP-EAGA. Romeo Montenegro, investments and promotion officer of the Mindanao Development Authority, said he is currently in talks with local government officials in Palawan to explore trade products that may be shipped to Brunei.

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  2. LIST: Maritime disasters in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABS-CBN News

    Scores of people die each year in ferry accidents in the Philippines, an archipelago of 7,100 islands with a notoriously poor record for maritime safety. August 2013: At least 114 were killed after MV St. Thomas Aquinas collided with MV Sulpicio Express 7 while it was heading into a port in Cebu City via Cebu Strait.

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  3. IRA for all LGUs released, town mayors insistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | ABS-CBN News

    Contrary to the claim of Vice President Jejomar Binay, the League of Municipalities of the Philippines said yesterday it has enjoyed increases in Internal Revenue Allotment worth P389.860 billion for all local governments this year. LMP executive vice president Mayor Germy Singson Goulart of Caoayan, Ilocos Sur said in a statement that local government units received annual increases ranging from 10 percent to 15 percent or more in their Internal Revenue Allotment from the national government in the last five years.

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  4. Policemen arrest NPA rebelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Sun-Star

    POLICE have arrested a suspected New People's Army rebel for murder in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Senior Superintendent Sofronio Ecaldre, Zamboanga del Sur police director, said Roger Najini, a resident of Pugwan village, Mahayag town, was nabbed around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Purok 1 in the village of Pugwan by operatives of the Provincial Intelligence Branch and Mahayag policemen.

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  5. Luczon: A song of rice and fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sun-Star

    IN 2014, the palay production grew by 5.76 percent, reaching 713,764 metric tons in 2014 from 674,903 metric tons in 2013, this according to the data gathered by the National Economic Development Authority in Region 10 . In addition, production levels in most provinces grew during the year led by Misamis Occidental and Bukidnon because its annual average yield increased by 4.15 percent in irrigated areas and 1.59 percent in "rain-fed" areas.

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  6. Thousands of Rizal followers unite, launch Fiesta Rizalista in Calamba CityRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Philippines Today

    Thousands of Rizal followers in groups, organizations, Indigenous People and the Local government of Calamba unite and launch the 1st Fiesta Rizalista on June 18, 2015 in this city, the birthplace of Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippine National Hero. The Fiesta Rizalista was a one day event highlighted by various booths, traditional Filipino games dubbed as "Palaro ng Lahi" administered by the Knights of Rizal Calamba Chapter led by Sir Edu Junio, commander.

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  7. Inday Espina-VaronaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | ABS-CBN News

    Unless someone -- probably senator Grace Poe -- manages to dim Vice President Jejomar Binay's light, he could become the next President of the Philippines. Binay is facing plunder charges in the Sandiganbayan.

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  8. Why Zambo had 'one-flag' theme on Freedom DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | ABS-CBN News

    ZAMBOANGA Flag-raising may be more meaningful now in Zamboanga City, a little over a year after a 20-day ground battle between government troops and the Moro National Liberation Front took place. In this year's Independence Day celebration, the local government chose a "one flag-one nation" theme, following the demand of armed rebels in the Zamboanga siege to hoist their flag at the city hall in 2013, causing an almost a month of crisis for the city.

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  9. 'Cocolisap' infests 1M trees in BasilanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | ABS-CBN News

    More than one million coconut trees have been infested by coconut scale insects or "cocolisap" in various areas in Basilan province, according to the Philippine Coconut Authority . Efren Carba, the provincial development manager of PCA in Zamboanga-Basilan areas, said that in Isabela City alone, the number of infected coconut trees has risen to over 764,000, covering more than 12,000 hectares of plantation.

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  10. ZAMBOANGA. The city government places Philippines flags at the Rizal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Sun-Star

    ZAMBOANGA. The city government places Philippines flags at the Rizal Park in front of City Hall as the country commemorate the Philippines Independence Day on June 12. (Bong Garcia)

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  11. EDITORIAL: Growing terror threat in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Washington Times

    Pakistan is a headache for the West, with its 185 million Muslims suffering a fragile combination of its military, the only viable national institution and a growing threat of Islamic terrorists. That balance may be coming unhinged, and then a bigger headache.

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  12. A wealth of stories from the Murillo-Velarde mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | ABS-CBN News

    Looking at the 300- year-old Philippine map by Fr. Pedro Murillo Velarde which businessman Mel Velarde acquired for P12 million in an auction in London last year, one can see that the Jesuit priest is a great storyteller.

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  13. Cray, the fastest manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Sun-Star

    No crying Cray. The Olongapo-born Eric Cray , the first Filipino athlete to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics, stamped his mark anew as he won the 100-meter run gold at the SEA Games, making him the meet's fastest man.

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  14. Army major shot dead in S. PhilippinesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Xinhuanet

    An Army major was shot dead by a lone gunman while shopping with his wife on Monday night in south Philippine province of Zamboanga del Sur, military officials said Tuesday. The victim, identified as Ibno Kalid Hassan, was buying foodstuff for their child confined at a hospital in Pagadian city when the incident occurred, according to the military.

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  15. Ate Kimmy: Painting a rainbow for Zamboanga IDPsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | MindaNews

    To the majority, helping people who are in dire conditions means extending financial assistance and donating relief goods. But Krizza Mari Sergas, a humanitarian worker, believes that essential help is "when a reliable party walks with these people through every step" and finishes "when smiles are successfully painted on their faces."

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  16. Tricycle diaries: passengers, drivers as story tellersRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | MindaNews

    Tricycles, a major means of transportation in downtown Zamboanga City, are a rich source of stories, as drivers and passengers go about their daily routine. Jeizel Regalado, a registered midwife and a native of RT Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay recalls how surprised she was when the driver charged her PhP 120 for a ride from the Guiwan bus terminal to the Profesional Regulations Commission office.

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  17. Zamboanga del Norte to host 24th MinbizconRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Sun-Star

    THE Dipolog Chamber of Commerce and Industry , in cooperation with the City Government of Dipolog and the Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Norte, is set to host the 24th Mindanao Business Conference slated at the ZN Convention Center, Dipolog City on September 2-4. "This year, we are expecting over 500 top businessmen, policy makers, government officials and industry players in Mindanao and across the country to attend the business conference," Bench G. Tacumba, project director of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry said in an interview.

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  18. Senator Rasul to Senator Marcos: invite your mother to talk about Tripoli AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | MindaNews

    Former Senator Santanina Rasul is urging Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., to invite his mother, Imelda Romualdez Marcos, to his June 9 public hearing at the Senate Committee on Local Government, to shed light on the Tripoli Agreement signed in 1976 between the Philippine government under his father, then President Ferdinand Marcos, Sr. and the Moro National Liberation Front under Nur Misuari, that granted the revolutionary group autonomy over several provinces and cities in Mindanao. Senator Marcos, chair of the committee deliberating on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law before it is sent to the plenary, "should secure the legacy of his father: autonomy for the Muslim," said Rasul, the lone Moro woman elected to the Senate .

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  19. My Turn: Reaching out to the children of Campo MuslimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Sun-Star

    THE year 2013 was one of the worst years the City of Zamboanga has ever faced. The challenges and problems the year brought in caused weariness and even death.

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  20. My Turn: Tricycle woes in ZamboRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Sun-Star

    WITH tricycles as the main mode of public transport in Zamboanga City, passengers have to contend with abusive drivers who charge them more than a regular aircon taxi would. Jeizel Regalado, a registered midwife and a native of RT Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay, said she took a tricycle from Guiwan bus terminal to the Professional Regulations Commission office where she was charged P120.

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