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Reversing trends

Opinion
Anyone not from Mindanao will likely find it odd, perhaps even odious, that there’s all this talk about the island-community finally getting a fair shake with the advent ...
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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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Mindanao is the country’s food basket, but why are a lot of its people poor?

Opinion
Looking at important statistics about Mindanao, the most glaring is clear: it is the leading producer of many agricultural products and the best growing conditions for many commodities. ...
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2 foreign investors want to build Mindanao railway

Economy
DAVAO CITY (July 11, 2016) — The long-awaited Mindanao railway system may soon become a reality as two foreign investors have expressed interest in constructing the Mindanao-wide Railway ...
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Duterte: We’re ready to talk peace with MILF, MNLF

News
DAVAO CITY (July 8, 2016) — President Rodrigo Duterte today announced that he is ready to start talking peace with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the ...
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Change is coming? Here’s a list that shows that change is already here

Feature Opinion
There’s no arguing Change (‘the act or instance of making or becoming different’) has come, especially in the campaign against illegal drugs. There were some misgivings at first ...
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Mindanao investments jump to P886.7 billion

Economy
Quick, what’s the hottest investment destination in the Philippines today? If you answered Mindanao, you’re correct. But of course that’s a dead giveaway given that the second largest island ...
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