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  1. Sipadan hostage-taker nabbed in SibugayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    A suspected leader of the Abu Sayyaf, who was tagged in the Sipadan kidnapping in 2000, was arrested in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay on Tuesday. Ibni Acosta was collared around 10 p.m. based on a warrant issued by Judge Erlinda Pinera Uy of Pasig City Regional Trial Court Branch 162 for 21 counts of kidnapping and serious illegal detention for the kidnapping of 21 foreign tourists in Sipadan, an island resort in Sabah.

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  2. 2 state firms in 'pork' scam abolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABS-CBN News

    Two government corporations under the Department of Agriculture , which the Commission on Audit has linked to the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam, have been abolished. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala yesterday told the House appropriations committee chaired by Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab that he has closed down National Agribusiness Corp. and Zamboanga del Norte Agricultural College Rubber Estate Corp. .

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  3. Pacete: A scrutiny on the presidential candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Sun-Star

    Electing a president who will manage the affairs of the country is beyond the skinning of the cat. We want to see the clear platforms of each presidential candidate.

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  4. Gov't pushes growth of MSMEs in Zamboanga PeninsulaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Philippines Today

    The Department of Trade and Industry pushes for the growth of micro, small, and medium enterprises in Zamboanga Peninsula to spur economic activities in the region. DTI Secretary Gregory L. Domingo, during the first Zamboanga Peninsula MSME Conference, mentioned that the government and private sector are now partnering to improve the business environment nationwide.

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  5. Operation continues to rescue other captivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Sun-Star

    LAW enforcement operation will continue in a bid to rescue the other people being held captives in the hinterlands of Sulu, a top military official said. Lieutenant General Rustico Guerrero, Western Mindanao Command chief, made this announcement following the rescue of the two Philippine Coast Guard personnel from the hands of Abu Sayyaf bandits.

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  6. Rodlyn Pagaling and Gringo VillaruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | ABS-CBN News

    The two personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard who escaped captivity in the hands of the Abu Sayyaf group are now safely back inside PCG headquarters, where they were also reunited with their families. SN2 Gringo Villaruz and SN1 Rodlyn Pagaling were abducted last May 4, 2015 in Brgy Aliguay, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte.

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  7. TRC in zombieland still, 2 years after pork scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABS-CBN News

    AT THE height of the media hoopla over the pork-barrel scam two years ago, Dennis Cunanan had a perennially furrowed brow that matched a grim countenance. But the Dennis Cunanan who sat down with PCIJ recently looked relaxed which is not exactly what one would expect from someone facing multiple graft cases at the Sandiganbayan.

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  8. 2 Coast Guard personnel who escaped from Abu Sayyaf arrive in ZamboangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABS-CBN News

    The two Philippine Coast Guard personnel who were able to escape from their captors in Indanan, Sulu arrived in Zamboanga City Thursday evening. Seaman First Class Rod Pagaling and Seaman Second Class Gringo Villaruz were escorted by top military and PCG officials as they arrived at the Naval Forces Western Mindanao's Majini Pier.

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  9. 2 Filipino coast guard men escape from Abu Sayyaf extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Albany Times Union

    Escaped hostages Philippine coast guard personnel Seaman Second Class Gringo Villaruz, left, and Seaman First Class Rod Pagaling, center, walks inside a military camp in Jolo, Sulu province, southern Philippines Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. The two Philippine coast guard personnel who were threatened with beheading escaped from their Abu Sayyaf extremist captors when hundreds of troops stormed the militants' jungle base in the country's south, military officials said Thursday.

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  10. DOST-Zamboanga invites entries for 2015 RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Science and Technology is inviting inventors, makers, designers, creative researchers, and students from Zamboanga Peninsula to participate in the 2015 Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits . DOST Regional Director Brenda Nazareth-Manzano said the 2015 Rice is scheduled to be held from September 15 to 17 at the Western Mindanao State University in Zamboanga City.

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  11. Palace lauds AFP ops vs Abu SayyafRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABS-CBN News

    Malacaang on Thursday lauded the military task force for launching operations that allowed two Coast Guard personnel to escape their Abu Sayyaf captors in Sulu. "We commend the AFP and its task force that succeeded in enabling the fleeing from captivity of two Philippine Coast Guard personnel, and we believe that operations are still ongoing in Sulu, and the military troops have succeeded in breaking the areas that were previously held by the Abu Sayyaf Group," Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma said.

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  12. 2015 PNG to be held in Zamboanga del SurRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Sun-Star

    Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Information Officer Marivic Jongco said the PNG is scheduled to be held from September 10 to 14, adding that it will form part of the activities in celebration of the Province's 63rd anniversary celebration. About 5,000 to 6,000 athletes and sports officials are expected to join the five-day PNG in the city.

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  13. 2 PCG men abducted by Abu Sayyaf rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The two Philippine Coast Guard personnel abducted by Abu Sayyaf bandits in May have been rescued, an official confirmed Thursday. PCG spokesperson Lt.

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  14. 20 Abu Sayyaf rebels slain in Philippine clashes: MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Times of Oman

    Philippine soldiers evacuate a wounded comrade, after clashes with Abu Sayyaf fighters, from a military camp in Jolo town, Sulu province, on the southern island of Mindanao. Soldiers clashed with Abu Sayyaf extremists on two islands in the southern Philippines, leaving 20 of the rebels dead even as fighting continued to rage, the military said on Wednesday.

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  15. Sanchez: Forewarned but not forearmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Sun-Star

    BE PREPARED, insists the motto of Boys and Girl Scouts. And when we grow, we learn another adage, forewarned is forearmed.

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  16. USM, Liceo top Ajinomoto Umami Culinary Challenge-MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Sun-Star

    Ajinomoto Umami Culinary Challenge on its 7th year of implementation nationwide continues to enlist hundreds of schools and empower thousands of students to cook, choose and serve delicious and nourishing food. THE Ajinomoto Umami Culinary Challenge -Mindanao became the highlight of the Kumbira Event, organized by Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association and co-presented by Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation, at the Atrium, Limketkai Mall in Cagayan de Oro City last August 12-14.

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  17. Zamboanga City lad, Se-Eon win big at 2015 Pinoy K-pop Star searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Manila Bulletin

    A 25-year-old singer and native of Zamboanga City and a seven-member dance group emerged as grand prize winners at the 2015 Pinoy K-pop Star search, organized by the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines and held at the SM Cinema Center Stage at the Mall of Asia last Aug. 15. Hergie Manlucot bested nine other contestants in the singing category while Se-Eon edged out nine other teams in the K-pop dance cover category. "I couldn't believe it.

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  18. 44 patrol vehicles for Cebu. Senior Insp. Christopher Fernandez,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Sun-Star

    Senior Insp. Christopher Fernandez, chief of police in Medellin, poses with the new patrol vehicle that he and Mayor Ricky Ramirez received on behalf of the town yesterday in Laguna.

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  19. Is Davao really safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Sun-Star

    THEFT is an act of taking other people's possessions without their consent. Theft is different from robbery and burglary.

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  20. After "Grossly Distorting" UN Views on the Internally...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Global Voices Online

    Tribe leaders who sought refuge in Davao City demand the removal of soldiers in their village. Photo from the Facebook page of Terry Ridon Human rights activists and politicians have criticized the Armed Forces of the Philippines for distorting a statement by Chaloka Beyani, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally-Displaced Persons .

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