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Duterte defends rave party organizer on the verge of losing business permit

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Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. FILE PHOTO

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte came to the rescue of an embattled rave party organizer, whose license and permit were recommended for revocation by the Sangguniang Panlungsod (city council) on Tuesday.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Deles now attributes Bangsamoro peace accord to DAP

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Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Deles: New terms. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

As Malacañang continued to parry criticism over the Disbursement Acceleration Program, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process came to its aid Wednesday, saying the proposed negotiated peace settlement of the four-decade-old Moro insurgency and reforms in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao could not have been possible without the controversial fund disbursements.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rights group accuses ‘state agents’ of killing father of girl slain in military operations

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The human rights group Karapatan in Southern Mindanao has claimed that “state agents” were most likely behind the July 19 murder of Gregorio Gelacio, the father of the 9-year-old girl killed during a military operation in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, about seven years ago.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Father of child killed seven years ago shot dead at home

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A farmer whose nine-year-old daughter was killed seven years ago allegedly by soldiers was shot dead by unidentified gunmen inside his house in New Bataan, Compostela Valley at 3 a.m. Saturday, a human rights group said.

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

The travails of martial law victims

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Jobless and widowed, Rowena, 44, continues to break into tears each time she recalls her ordeal during martial law.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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