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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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Are cell sites harmful? International expert says no

Technology
A global authority in radiation safety has affirmed that proximity to cell sites does not cause any known health risks, contrary to what many homeowner associations (HOAs) in ...
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P120M worth of shabu seized in Tondo drug bust

News
MANILA, April 3, 2017 (PNA) — Operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation-National Capital Region (NBI-NCR) seized an estimated of P120 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) and ...
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Bato confirms possible threat on arrested crime lab chief’s life

News
MANILA, April 3, 2017 (PNA) — Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa today said there is indeed a possible threat on the life of ...
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Malacañang guarantees Noy’s safety after NDFP’s arrest order

News
Malacañang has guaranteed the safety of former President Benigno Aquino and other government officials and persons who had been ordered arrested by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines ...
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Never mind Duterte, Mindanao has long been a victim of biased media

Opinion
You don’t even have to look at how they’re treating President Rodrigo Duterte to conclude that the so-called “national media” – not just the Inquirer and ABS-CBN – ...
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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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