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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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Abella: ICC can’t interfere in PHL affairs

News
DAVAO CITY, March 31, 2017 — Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella yesterday told the International Criminal Court (ICC) to back off from the Philippines, saying its cannot arbitrarily interfere ...
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Is Duterte warming up to the US?

News
DAVAO CITY, March 29, 2017 — US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim yesterday described his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte last Monday as “friendly” and “productive” ...
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Don’t get too excited about Time’s poll

Opinion
Don’t get your hopes up too high on President Rodrigo Duterte being chosen the most influential person in Time Magazine’s Time 100. At the most he will make ...
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Thanks, Noynoy: Mindanaoans are paying for electricity we never get to use

News
When I’m in Manila I almost never fail to point out (to anyone who would care to listen) that we who live outside the national capital region subsidize ...
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Nograles: Impeachment complaint ‘lacks form and substance’

News
Davao City first district Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles today said the impeachment complaint filed by Magdalo Party-list Rep. Gary Alejano against President Rodrigo Duterte at the House of ...
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Get Disney’s Beauty and the Beast movie passes with Globe At Home

Entertainment Technology
Beauty and the Beast is one of the most anticipated movies of 2017, and it’s no surprise why. Many people grew up watching the Disney animated feature and ...
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We don’t need another ‘People Power’

Opinion
I was in EDSA in February 1986. I went because I wanted to see an end to the 21-year Marcos dictatorship, and I felt the huge crowd that ...
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Love, tragedy, faith: A Valentine’s Day story

News
I’m writing this piece on Valentine’s Day 2017, exactly one year since a little girl named Zai left this world in a tragic accident. Her father Ruel is ...
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LOOK: PM Trudeau visits Jollibee in Canada

Feature Philippines
February 23, 2017 — Filipino supporters of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got a surprise treat late last month when he visited the iconic fast food restaurant Jollibee in ...
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Cops deliver Jollibee meal after delivery guy’s accident

Feature
A Dabawenya probably got the scare of her life when she saw a number of police officers right at her doorstep on the night of February 2. She ...
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