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Duterte presidency promises Mindanao economic boom says Lorenzo Tan

Economy Opinion Philippines
Mindanao is set to enter a golden age in infrastructure development during the six-year Presidency of Rodrigo Duterte. This is the outlook of former Bankers Association of the ...
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Displaced farm workers see NGOs as allies of the NPA

Opinion
Over 1,500 farm workers and employees have lost their jobs when Dole-Stanfilco, a multinational banana firm operating in Tagbina, Surigao del Sur has shut down its operations on ...
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Mindanao and the Guinness World Records (Part 2)

Feature Life
Many of the attempts Mindanao has done in setting new records for the Guinness World Records (GWR) were under the ‘group category.’ These feats were sometimes played out with entire ...
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Mindanao and the Guinness World Records (Part 1)

With the first President from Mindanao sitting in Malacanang, what other records can we find in Mindanao?
Feature Life
Not all Philippine attempts to enter the Guinness World Records (GWR) ended in recognition. And not all tries, whether landing inside or outside the prestigious records volume, happened ...
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Here we go again – Leila de Lima, Drilon eye probe ‘in aid of legislation’

Leila de Lima and Frank Drilon eye senate probes against Duterte and his anti drug campaign
Opinion
Both chambers of Congress have yet to start kicking the ball but already Senate President Franklin Drilon and neophyte lawmaker Senator Leila de Lima are stirring the hornet’s ...
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The truth about Duterte’s war on drugs

Duterte's war on drugs has increased the PNP arrest rate on drug related cases
Opinion
Is Duterte’s war on drugs brutal? Be the judge. Here’s the data since June 30, the day Duterte started working as President. There are 136 deaths since June ...
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Speaker Belmonte pushes enactment of “Private-Public Partnership Act”

Speaker belmonte is pushing for the institutionalization and strengthening of the public-private-partnership program in order to attract more private sector support for govt projects.
News
  Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. is pushing anew for the passage of his proposal to institutionalize and strengthen public-private partnerships to encourage more private sector participation in the ...
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