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K to 12 anti-people says teachers’ group

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent           Despite getting support from Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on the Department of Education K to12 program, the regional organization of Alliance of Concerned Teachers – 10 (ACT-10) claimed that the program is still anti-people and a waste of time and money. ACT-10 regional spokesperson Ofelia ...

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M’nao slated to lose 150 mw for 1 month

By Antonio Colina IV DAVAO City–A power plant is scheduled to shut down for almost a month one of its power generators here, a move that would further reduce the Mindanao grid’s power generation capacity by 150 mw. Therma South Inc. (TSI) announced on Tuesday that it would shut down the ...

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12 Duterte Cabinet positions still vacant

DAVAO City–All but 12 cabinet positions under the next administration have been filled up, Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesperson Peter Laviña said on Thursday. The vacant posts include those for the four departments Duterte has offered to the Communist Party of the Philippines. These are the Department of Agrarian Reform, ...

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16th PRESIDENT

By Carolyn O. Arguillas ALTHOUGH the results are still partial and unofficial, there is no doubt–and even his rivals have conceded–that with a lead of over six million votes, the 71-year old Rodrigo Roa Duterte, seven-term mayor of Davao City,  will take his oath noon of June 30, 2016 as ...

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Digong, Leni, Migz leading in Normin

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent DAVAO Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo, and former senator Juan Miguel Zubiri are emerging as the top winners in the national elections in Region 10. Partial and unofficial results of elections in the region as of 10:50 am show Duterte’s landslide win in ...

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Duterte mulls amending Charter, reveals Laviña

By Antonio Colina IV of Mindanews DAVAO City–Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte is planning to initiate major changes in the economic provisions of the Constitution, including those on foreign business ownership, to attract more investors. Peter Laviña, spokesperson of Duterte, said such changes must be undertaken to align the country’s policies ...

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Moment of truth: Duterte to open bank records today

DAVAO City–Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, frontrunner in the presidential race, has authorized his lawyer to go to the Bank of Philippine Islands branch on Julio Vargas Avenue in Pasig City today to open his bank records amid allegations by Sen. Antonio Trillanes that he has P211 million in deposits that he ...

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Oil firm launches Pinoy Tsuper Hero 2016

DAVAO-based independent oil company Phoenix Petroleum officially launched the Mindanao leg of the Pinoy Tsuper Hero 2016 nomination caravan on April 14 to 15, 2016 at Phoenix Bulua station in Cagayan de Oro City. This was followed in Mabini, Cabadbaran City on April 21 to 22. More than 1,000 nominations ...

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