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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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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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WATCH: AboitizPower adopts river, creek inside coal-fired power plant

News
Therma South, Inc. (TSI) has pledged to protect two water bodies that traverse inside the 300-Megawatt Davao Baseload Power Plant which straddles Binugao, Toril, Davao City and Inawayan, ...
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What’s wrong with a sexy Assistant Secretary?

Opinion
Here’s a story of someone who made something of herself despite (or maybe because of) what other people thought of her: In 1995, Visitacion Parado resumed her education ...
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Duterte appoints Cimatu as DENR chief

News
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Roy Cimatu as Environment and Natural Resources Secretary, replacing Gina Lopez whose appointment was rejected ...
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Abella: We stand by statement on Callamard

News
Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella today said he is standing by his earlier statement that UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard did not inform ...
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Callamard: My PH visit is unofficial

News
UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard yesterday rejected what she said was “misinformation” about her current “academic visit” to the Philippines. In a ...
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Angry at her rejection by the CA? #RememberGina in 2019

Opinion
There is a song in the musical “Hamilton” where Aaron Burr advises the young Alexander: Talk less, smile more. Many people misunderstand this line, thinking that it is ...
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Cebu City’s hidden treasures

Feature
Think Cebu City and what comes to mind are tall buildings, beaches, malls, mangoes, Magellan’s Cross, centuries-old churches, lechon, and all the touristy stuff that come out when ...
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Globe supports indigenous communities and weavers at Mindanao Tapestry event

Feature Technology
Globe Telecom lent its support to Mindanao Tapestry, a modern ethnic fashion show presented by Mode Devi that showcases the talents of Filipinos through fashion, music, and dance. ...
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Can you be dragged out of an overbooked flight in the Philippines?

News
DAVAO CITY, April 19, 2017 — What happens when your flight in a Philippine carrier gets overbooked? Can you also be dragged out of the plane in the same way ...
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