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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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3 Bible verses many of us are using wrong

Opinion
The Bible is more than just a book, it’s the Word of God. We quote it countless times to ourselves and to each other in order to bring ...
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Inday Sara downgrades lockdown of Davao City

News
DAVAO CITY, May 24, 2017 — Mayor Sara Duterte this afternoon said she has downgraded the lockdown on Davao City as of 1 p.m., lowering it to a “hold ...
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Confusion as AFP, Defense chief give conflicting reports on Marawi crisis

News
There appears to be  two conflicting reports from government regarding the crisis in Marawi City. One is from Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Colonel ...
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Martial law in Mindanao ‘necessary’ — Abella

News
DAVAO CITY, May 24, 2017 — Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella today said it was necessary for President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the entire island of ...
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Davao City on lockdown as Marawi crisis continues

News
DAVAO CITY, May 24, 2017 — Mayor Sara Duterte has ordered a lockdown of Davao City in light of the crisis in Marawi City and the declaration of ...
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Duterte to cut Russia visit short to deal with Marawi crisis

News
President Rodrigo Duterte will cut short his visit to Russia and will return to the Philippines to handle the volatile situation in Mindanao. In a press conference in ...
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MARAWI UNDER SIEGE: 3 killed, 12 wounded

News
WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza on Tuesday night confirmed that Marawi City is still under siege, with members of the Maute Group burning several facilities ...
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Inside the Moncadista lair in Cebu

News
Henry Jayme doesn’t strike you as a typical spiritual leader — especially not of a group that many people label a “cult.” For one thing, he has no ...
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Duterte reorganizes Cabinet Clusters

News
President Rodrigo Duterte last week reorganized the Cabinet cluster system “in order to streamline their functions and improve existing procedures to achieve a more efficient and effective integration ...
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Confessions of a former worship leader

Opinion
Three years ago (May 18, 2014, to be exact), I announced my resignation as worship leader. It wasn’t because of any conflict in the church. No one offended ...
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