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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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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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What if Duterte had believed the mainstream media’s initial reports on the RWM incident?

Opinion
Let’s face it. If President Duterte had believed the initial reports of the mainstream media on the Resorts World Manila incident and declared martial law, these same media organizations ...
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Resorts World confirms ‘casualties’

News
JUNE 2, 2017 — The director for corporate communications of Resorts World Manila today confirmed that there were “several casualties” in today’s shooting incident. “It is with deep ...
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Exercise prudence, Duterte tells media on martial law coverage

News
DAVAO CITY, June 1, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte urged the media to “exercise prudence” in their reportage so as not to compromise the security and safety of government troops who ...
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SF-260 pilot involved in ‘friendly fire incident’ grounded: AFP

News
MANILA, June 1, 2017 (PNA) — The pilot of the SIAI-Marchetti SF-260 light attack aircraft that accidentally bombed a military position in Marawi City and killed 11 and ...
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What if Mindanao media reported on Metro Manila using the same biases?

Opinion
Manila-based media are fond of using adjectives on Mindanao and its people, most of which are biased, prejudiced, and inflammatory. The island is called war-torn, conflict-ridden, and lawless, while ...
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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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