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Bangsamoro group listen to Maranaos

ILIGAN City – The Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society Inc. (CVCS) conducted here a “Listening Process” among civil society organizations based in Marawi City and Lanao del Sur concerning the Marawi crisis early this week. CVCS chairman Guiamal Alim of Cotabato City told this paper that the activity aimed to ...

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Reds vow to oust Duterte

DAVAO City — Tensions rise between the Philippine government and the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as its armed wing said it vows to remove the country’s leader from power. “The revolutionary forces join the broad united front of all peace-loving citizens in the country to oppose and oust ...

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Iligan top cop to impose curfew anew if warranted

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Curfew will be re-imposed across the city during the holidays if circumstances would warrant it, this city’s chief of police said. City Police Chief Leony Roy Ga said the curfew hours has been lifted from Dec. 15 to 31 in ...

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Public safety body asked to probe TOG-10 shooting

“WHAT happened inside the headquarters of Tactical Operations Group X is a matter of both administrative and criminal considerations.” Thus said Councilor Romeo V. Calizo, chair of the City Council committee on police, fire and public safety, in response to the special report of Councilor George Goking, during the 67th ...

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Poetry night featured poems on TS Sendong

Six years after the floods of the Tropical Storm Sendong, another leg of CDO Poetry Night was held last Saturday at Chingkee Tea along Hayes Street in commemoration of the tragedy. Themed “uwan(g)”—a wordplay of uwan meaning ‘rain’, and uwang meaning ‘howl’—the event featured Kagay-anon poets and writers who are ...

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Broadcaster gets death threats

A radio broadcaster in Davao City received a series of death threats on Monday, for her sharp commentaries against the government. Kathyrine Xerxis Cortez, anchor of Davao City-based Radyo ni Juan, received several text messages from number 0946-700-2090 warning her to slow down on her criticisms. The first message, which ...

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Iligan commemorates Sendong anniversary

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Although other areas in Mindanao that have experienced the fury of tropical storm Sendong, mark Dec. 16 as its anniversary, this city has Dec. 17, as the day when the tropical storm was at its deadliest. It was past 12:00 ...

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Evacuees celebrate Christmas early

By Teng L. Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief ILIGAN City — In celebration of the season of hope, love and peace, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, partnered with Duyog Marawi, to spread the spirit of Christmas to the communities of evacuees from Marawi City over ...

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