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Employees ask Malacañang to probe local NIA officials

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Allah River Irrigation System project. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Region12.nia.gov.ph

Employees of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) have asked President Benigno Aquino III to investigate three agency officials for changing procedures to allow a contractor to corner a P105-million project in Mindanao instead of letting farmers provide the labor as an alternative source of livelihood.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 Abu Sayyaf militants killed in raid

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Police commandos stormed a hideout of suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists blamed for kidnappings and extortion, triggering a firefight that led to the killing of two militants and the capture of six others, officials said.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bangsamoro peace pact to boost tourism sector in Central Mindanao

AN ESTIMATED 6,000 Bangsamoro supporters join a prayer rally in Banggolo,Marawi City, on Thursday to celebrate the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro. RICHEL V. UMEL / INQUIRER MINDANAO FILE PHOTO

The tourism industry in Central Mindanao, which had suffered in times of clashes between Moro rebels and government security forces, would be among sectors expected to benefit from the recently-signed peace deal, the region’s tourism director said.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Weaker ‘Domeng’ threatens Southern PH

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Tropical Storm “Domeng” has weakened into a low pressure area (LPA) but is still threatening the country’s southern region, bringing cloudy skies and rains over Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said on Saturday.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MILF continues push for pact

Leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) continued to drum up support for a peace agreement that they signed with the government to end decades of a bloody separatist war in Mindanao, saying “it’s impossible not to succeed.”

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NPA detains Army sergeant as POW

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The New People’s Army rebels in Compostela Valley have seized an Army sergeant after he left his detachment.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

People’s support to CAB, Bangsamoro law crucial to Mindanao peace — MILF

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Ghadzali Jaafar, MILF vice chair for political affairs.  FILE PHOTO

The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) serves as the vehicle to progress for the Moro people but it would not move forward if not given the support it needs.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Domeng’ expected to enter PH Sunday

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Tropical Storm “Peipah” (international name) is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Sunday afternoon, the state weather bureau said Sturday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

200 Mindanao villages enlisted in reforestation project

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The government is aiming to turn at least 200 Mindanao villages into reforestation areas where the villagers themselves will generate at least two million seedlings of forest tree species, Malacañang’s development arm in the south said Thursday.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao residents urged to speak up on Bangsamoro accord

North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Mendoza  PHOTO FROM www.cotabatoprov.gov.ph

With details of how the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro would be implemented still to be spelled out, a provincial official urged ordinary folks in Mindanao, including those outside of the proposed coverage of Bangsamoro autonomous region, to voice out their sentiments on the matter.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Repair of leak in Mindanao hydro power plant completed

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The National Power Corp. said late Tuesday the Agus 6 hydroelectric power plant in Lanao del Sur was operating normally again and generating 116 megawatts of electricity following the completion earlier in the day of repair work on its dam’s leaking blow-off pipe.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 civilians injured in Abu Sayaff attack in Sulu

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Three civilians were wounded when heavily-armed Abu Sayyaf bandits swooped down on a populated community in Patikul, Sulu on Friday, authorities told the Inquirer by phone on Saturday.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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 »

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