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Women happiest about Bangsamoro accord

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Moro men were jubilant over the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) on Thursday but Moro women said the word “ecstatic” was an understatement of how they really felt.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NDF belittles Bangsamoro peace pact

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PRESIDENT Aquino, in an unprecedented move, meets with leaders of the MILF in Tokyo in August, paving the way for the peace talks to move at a much faster pace. FILE PHOTO FROM OPAPP

The National Democratic Front, the political wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, has expressed skepticism about the latest breakthrough in the peace negotiations between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Philhealth employee who bared chief’s false entries in biodata fired

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One of the whistleblowers in the supposed anomaly at the regional office of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) here said she was terminated from work by the official she and several others had filed complaints against.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNP starts probe of officer for illegal detention of Inquirer editor

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The Regional Internal Affairs Service (RIAS) of the Southern Mindanao police has started tackling the administrative charge that the Philippine Daily Inquirer Assistant Bureau Chief Allan Nawal filed against the police chief of Digos City for arbitrary detention.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Priest tells Samareños to keep the faith

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An altar under a pitch-tent, plastic stools to sit on and flickering Christmas lights that illuminate the makeshift manger greeted Catholic faithful here as they started the Simbang Gabi (dawn masses) at the ruins of what used to be their 16th century church.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sight of destruction, human misery makes Pacquiao cry

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Manny Pacquiao visits and distributes relief goods near Palo Cathedral in Palo town, Leyte while businessman Philip Romualdez looks on. PHOTO BY RICHARD A. REYES

Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao said his desire to provide inspiration was the only thing that prevented him from wailing his grief over the destruction and human suffering Supertyphoon Yolanda left in this city and other places in the Visayas that it ravaged last month.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Marcos defends Tacloban mayor on ‘Yolanda’ response, asks why DSWD ‘seized’ goods

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Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr..  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Mayor Alfred Romualdez would rather stay mum for apparently being on the receiving end of criticism for the government’s lackluster approach to the “Yolanda” tragedy but his maternal cousin, Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., stood up for the executive and had put the blame on the national government instead.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Philhealth chief in Southern Mindanao accused of faking credentials

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Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER.net file photo

The Ombudsman of Mindanao has ordered the director of the Philippine Health Insurance (Philhealth) in Southern Mindanao to answer accusations he had misrepresented himself as a college graduate when he applied for the top job at the government-run agency about 12 years ago.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Robbery suspect killed while resisting arrest in Davao City

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A suspected robber was killed by police when he resisted arrest here on Tuesday, the police reported Wednesday.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao establishments ordered to tighten security or lose business permits

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Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. FILE PHOTO

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte directed the managements of malls, hotels and other establishments here on Tuesday to beef up security measures on their premises to guard against terrorist attacks or face closure.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino: 3 ‘threat groups’ behind blasts

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President Aquino said the government was looking into the possibility that the al-Qaida-inspired Abu Sayyaf and the little-known Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were behind the bombings, linking for the first time Islamic terrorists and breakaway Moro insurgents to the bombings on the island.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Cebu Pac passengers say they got P100K each; airline mum

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A giant crane tries to lift the grounded Cebu Pacific Airbus from the mud off the runway at  Davao International Airport on Tuesday. By nightfall, workers had pulled the plane out and towed it out of the runway. FILE PHOTO

Cebu Pacific Air would neither confirm nor deny it had entered into an out-of-court settlement with a group of passengers that was on board its plane that overshot the runway of the airport here on June 2.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 extortion suspects killed in shootout with cops in Davao City

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Two suspected members of an extortion group were killed in a shootout with policemen who conducted an entrapment operation here Thursday afternoon.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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