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Jon Joaquin

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Jon Joaquin
Jon is a veteran journalist based in Davao City,

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25 killed in MILF-BIFF clashes in Maguindanao

News
CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, August 14, 2017 — The Army’s 6th Infantry Division based here today reported that 25 people have already died in  clashes between armed men wo ...
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UP won’t collect tuition this semester

News
The University of the Philippines (UP) System will not collect tuition and other school fees this semester from Filipino undergraduate students. UP President Danilo L. Concepcion signed Memorandum ...
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Stop calling yourself Millennial!

Opinion
I’ve been wanting to write about Millennials and how I think there is no such person in the Philippines (well, maybe there are a few) but never had ...
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Caught in a jam

Opinion
Malacañang is only about 10 kilometers from Megamall in Mandaluyong City, but last Friday afternoon I spent almost three hours on the road as my Grab ride inched ...
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Indian student cries for help; watch how Davaoeños react

Feature
Davao City has been  home to thousands of Indian medical students for many years now, but there has been a sort of divide between them and Davaoeños. So ...
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Italpinas bags Pacific Property award for Pirmavera City in CDO

Feature
If you’ve been to Cagayan de Oro, chances are you’ve seen the iconic Primavera residences in the uptown district right beside SM City. This two-building project boasts of ...
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A tribute to Davao artist Rachel Holazo

Feature
By DADAI JOAQUIN “Isang shuuk lang yan.” That line is the biggest artistic influence on my entire art practice to date. Early in my practice I would have ...
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Solon seeks probe on environmental degradation of Boracay

News
MANILA, June 26, 2017 — A member of the House of Representatives is calling for a congressional inquiry into the rapid environmental decline of the world-famous island of ...
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The problem with fake news

Opinion
The problem with fake news is who gets to define it. Is it government? The media? The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)? Should we be democratic ...
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Resorts World to give P1M in aid to fatalities’ families

News
Resorts World Manila yesterday said it is releasing financial assistance to the victims and their families to address their immediate needs. “On top of the funeral and burial ...
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