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Solons gather to form Mindanao bloc in Congress

Inquirer.net - ‎19 hours ago‎
DAVAO CITY - Mindanao lawmakers on Tuesday met to form the Mindanao bloc in Congress to ensure support for the programs of presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.
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3 Mindanao lawmakers shift to Duterte's PDP-Laban

Rappler - ‎12 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Three lawmakers from Mindanao formally joined president-elect Rodrigo Duterte's Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).
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Palace on achieving Mindanao peace: We did our part

Philippine Star - ‎May 21, 2016‎
MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang has done its part in pushing for peace in Mindanao and it's up to the next administration to take the next step, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr.

Mindanao needs immediate rebalancing of energy mix

Manila Bulletin - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Mindanao grid which is dominantly being populated with coal plants is now bracing for immediate energy mix rebalancing - with the aid of government and industry players.

Will the Lumad of Mindanao have a better future?

The Manila Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Mindanao is home to 18 indigenous groups collectively known by the Bisayan term “Lumad” meaning “native.” But we use with a capital L because it is proper name.

Mindanao party-list wins two seats in Congress

Philippine Star - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Anak Mindanao (AMIN) Party-list, which scored 706,698 in the party-list election summary matrix obtained from the Commission on Elections (Comelec), is now ensured of two seats in the House of Representatives.

Mindanao exports to be more competitive with Cabotage law IRR

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Mindanao's business sector are eager to see the full implementation of the amended Cabotage Law or Co-Loading Act, a decree that is expected to bring down logistics cost for exporters in areas far from the capital's port.
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Traveling to Rody Duterte's misunderstood Mindanao

Rappler - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Last month, I found myself in Mindanao once again - this time around, in Zamboanga del Norte, to spend my birthday with Rizal's ghost in the shrine under his name in Dapitan.

Local execs: Piñol appointment to bring DA closer to Mindanao

Philippine Star - ‎May 18, 2016‎
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Local executives in Central Mindanao gave Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the presumed winner of the presidential elections, the proverbial “two thumbs up” for picking former North Cotabato Gov.

PAGASA predicts light to moderate rain over Mindanao, east Visayas

GMA News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Mindanao and the Eastern Visayas will experience cloudy conditions accompanied with light to moderate rain and isolated thunderstorms due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone, weather service PAGASA said in a Saturday morning forecast.
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Duterte vows to bring real peace to Mindanao

GMA News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to bring real peace to Mindanao by personally looking into the core issues that caused conflict in the region.

'Mindanao polls marred by fraud'

The Standard - ‎May 21, 2016‎
MINDANAO supporters of the Liberal Party were accused of engaging in massive election irregularities in the region during the May 9 elections and that affected the votes for national candidates, especially in the presidential and vice presidential race.

ACR sees oversupply in Mindanao

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎May 22, 2016‎
MINDANAO will have an oversupply of power by about 100-200 megawatts (MW) towards the end of the year as new power plants start delivering electricity, but that excess could easily be taken up by the island's suppressed demand, industry stakeholders ...
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PAGASA issues precautionary measures as heavy rains hit Mindanao

Davao Today - ‎May 23, 2016‎
DAVAO CITY - The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) advised the public to take precautionary measures as heavy rains brought by the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affects Mindanao Monday, ...

Nur Misuari: The Mindanao dreamer

The Manila Times - ‎May 20, 2016‎
EVERY revolutionary has dreams. In the case of Chairman Nur Misuari of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), he dreams of Mindanao independence. Chairman Nur is a Tausug, the Mindanao tribe that rules the provinces of Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and ...
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Watch: UA Mindanao suffers stunt accident during Pilipinas Got Talent Season 5 Grand Final Showdown

Zeibiz - ‎May 21, 2016‎
One member of UA Mindanao motocross performer suffered stunt mishap during their Grand Final Showdown performance on Pilipinas Got Talent.
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In Mindanao, a different 'Ro-Ro' for Leni

Inquirer.net - ‎May 15, 2016‎
THERE IS no trace of yellow in a sea of red when thousands of supporters of presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte gathered at the Crocodile Park in Davao City but the Rody-Robredo sentiment was able to triumph in many Mindanao areas. BARRY ...

Donations for Mindanao poor held by Customs

Inquirer.net - ‎May 20, 2016‎
On May 20, 2015, two container vans of medicines and medical equipment worth $1 million, donated by Montero Medical Missions (MMM), arrived in Manila from Virginia, USA.

Smart gears for Mindanao improvement

Sun.Star - ‎May 21, 2016‎
DAVAO. Smart Communications Consumer Broadband marketing director Gary Dujali bares the company's three-year plan to improve its network in Mindanao during a launch of its cheapest Smart Bro Pocket Wifi at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao on Saturday, ...
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Mindanao religious leaders back GPH, CPP-NPA-NDF peace talks

Manila Bulletin - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Butuan City - Religious leaders in Mindanao are pushing incoming president Rodrigo R. Duterte to restart the stalled peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic front of the Philippines (NDFP ...
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