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Pay increases in Northern, Central Mindanao pushed

Inquirer.net - ‎20 hours ago‎
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—The country's largest trade union center is seeking increases in the daily wages of workers in Northern and Central Mindanao, saying rising prices of basic commodities and services have eroded their purchasing power. In filing ...
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Brownout-free election assured in Mindanao

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎May 2, 2016‎
DAVAO CITY -- This week's power outlook for Mindanao indicates a continued daily supply deficiency of between 127 to 154 megawatts (MW), based on the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, but power industry officials reiterated assurances that ...

Manila pushes Mindanao sea links with neighbouring countries

The Nation - ‎May 1, 2016‎
In a speech at the second Mindanao Shipping Conference last Wednesday, Socioeconomic Planning secretary Emmanuel F Esguerra said that since Mindanao played a critical role in the Asean Economic Community, the following commercial routes should ...

Limited capacity holds back Mindanao seaports

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - ‎17 hours ago‎
The limited capacity of seaports in Mindanao restricts the southern island's potential role as a major trading point for the Philippines within the Association of South East Asian Nations' (ASEAN) integrated economy, according to Socioeconomic Planning ...

Asean, Mindanao sea links pushed

Inquirer.net - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) is pushing for the development of sea linkages between ports in Mindanao and three neighboring Asean countries to boost regional trade. In a speech at the Second Mindanao Shipping Conference ...

KMU-So. Mindanao calls for P750 daily minimum wage

Minda News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 May) - The Kilusang Mayo Uno in Southern Mindanao on Sunday aired its demands for a daily minimum wage of P750 and an end to contractualization.

Duterte, Cayetano top UP Mindanao mock election

Davao Today - ‎11 hours ago‎
DAVAO CITY - The tandem of Presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano topped the mock election held last April 27 to 29 in the University of the Philippines in Mindanao. In a press release of UP Mindanao on Monday, May 2, ...

ERC extends power deals with Mindanao firms for 3 years

Manila Bulletin - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Butuan City - Despite the widespread brownouts in Mindanao, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) had approved last year the extended power supply deals to Aboitiz Power Subsidiary Therma Marine, Inc. (TMI) and four Mindanao Electric ...

Bomb threats on election day loom over Mindanao power grid

CNN Philippines - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Iligan City (CNN Philippines) - Nine days before the national elections, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) admitted that the bombings of towers are still a threat to the Mindanao power grid. NGCP said they have been negotiating ...

Globe set to complete Mindanao cable landing station

The Standard - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Globe Telecom Inc. said it expects to complete a new cable landing station in Mindanao next year to boost its network capacity.

TUCP seeks wage hikes for Northern, Central Mindanao

Inquirer.net - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines has filed separate petitions with at least two Mindanao Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards (RTWPBs) to raise the daily minimum wage of workers to between P148 and ...

Pagsalop sa Adlaw: Photography in Motion by the UP Mindanao Dance Ensemble

Minda News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 May) - The University of the Philippines Mindanao Dance Ensemble will be staging its annual contemporary dance theater concert at 6 p.m.

Alsons earmarks P40M for Mindanao

Inquirer.net - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Alcantara-led Alsons Power Group has allocated for this year a total of P40 million for corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs in Mindanao, including various initiatives in the areas of education, environment, infrastructure and community ...
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Mindanao will be priority, says Duterte

Inquirer.net - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has promised genuine and lasting peace in Mindanao, saying that “one foot of the Moro people will be in Malacañang” if he becomes president.
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Abu Sayyaf frees 10 Indonesian sailors

Mindanao Examiner - ‎May 1, 2016‎
It was unknown if ransoms had been paid for the safe release of the hostages - who were all crew members of the tugboat Brahma 12 kidnapped on March 26 off Tawi-Tawi province in the troubled Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Indonesian media ...
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Binay vows to end violence in Mindanao by eliminating poverty

Inquirer.net - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan—Vice President Jejomar Binay on Sunday said the only way to end violence in Mindanao was to eliminate poverty in the country.
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US practically declares Mindanao no-go zone for Americans

Rappler - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
NEW YORK - The United States told Americans to pretty much stay away from the southern island of Mindanao due to the triple threat of terrorism, rebel activities and kidnappings in the region.
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Presidential bets on Mindanao: Peace talks, dev't programs critical

Rappler - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
First to respond to the question was Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago. She said she would first dismantle private armies and encourage the current justice system to adopt Muslim traditions in Muslim Mindanao areas. “First, dismantle private armies ...

EU, UNDP launch P63M project for peace efforts in Mindanao

Inquirer.net - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have launched a P63-million project to sustain peace efforts in Mindanao despite the non-passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). In a statement Thursday, EU ...
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NGCP cannot promise 'blackout-free' Mindanao on May 9

CNN Philippines - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) cannot guarantee a "blackout-free" Mindanao on election day. While the NCGP expects sufficient power supply on May 9 because of low demand, there are problems ...
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