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By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Pastor, Rolando Abejo in Southern Philippines Fears for Safety Over Red tagging

(International Christian Concern) –After posters and flyers were distributed last week branding him as a communist rebel, a pastor in southern Philippines has voiced concern over his safety. Father Rolando Abejo More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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KAMI NEWS: Federalism Pros and Cons for Philippines

The Philippines is at present under a unitary type of government – this implies the central government is the highest administering power. It gets a huge piece of each region’s income and then redistributes More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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Pride of Zamboanga, Hidilyn Diaz, receives medal from military

Silver-medal Olympic weightlifter, 25-year-old Hidilyn Diaz, who won the first Olympic medal for the Philippines in two decades, received another honor last week at a ceremony held in Camp Aguinaldo. Hidilyn Diaz More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 29th, 2014
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Davao City under terror alert

Davao City, on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines, is under heightened alert after reports that the Indonesia-based Jemaah Islamiyah militant network, Basit Usman may be behind the supposed terrorist More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Samuel Oliverio is the latest Philippines journalist to be killed, NUJP critical of government

Another journalist has been killed in the Philippines, one of the most dangerous places on the globe to be a journalist, and Malacañang is condemning the killing. Image/NJUP Facebook page In Mindanao, commentator More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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US State Department updates travel warning for the Philippines

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to the Philippines, in particular to the Sulu Archipelago, the island of Mindanao, and in the southern Sulu Sea area. This Travel Warning replaces More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Zamboanga reports over 450 dengue cases in first two months

The Zamboanga City Health Office (CHO) has reported 463 dengue fever cases in the first two months of 2014, according to a Zamboanga Today report today. According to official health department data, the city had More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Philippines: South Cotabato declares rabies outbreak

In the aftermath of a human rabies death in Sto. Nino town in South Cotabato, Mindanao, provincial health officials declared a rabies outbreak, according to a Philippines News Agency report today. Image/CDC Dr. More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Davao Oriental, Philippines

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Davao Oriental area of the southern island of Mindanao Wednesday morning, according to a Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOCS) alert. According to the More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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US State Department issues travel warning for the Philippines

Following in the steps of Canada and Australia earlier this week, The US Department of State has issued a travel warning to the Philippines Friday. Image/ Eugene Alvin Villar http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Seav State More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
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Bongo Island cholera outbreak ‘contained’, no new cases reported

In a follow up to a story last week, health officials from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in the southern Philippines say the cholera outbreak that struck Bongo Island, Maguindanao has been “contained”, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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Philippines: Maguindanao cholera outbreak sickens 67, two dead

An outbreak of the bacterial disease, cholera, has sickened dozens, mostly children on Bongo Island, Maguindanao in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), according to a PhilStar report April 8.   Maguindanao More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 5th, 2012
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Guingoog City woman, Rose Canquera, torches Butuan City radio station because DJ turned her down

In a story slightly reminscient of the 1971 Clint Eastwood thriller, “Play Misty for Me”, a rejected young woman set a radio station ablaze after being repeatedly turned down by a local DJ. 95.1 Love More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 8th, 2012
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Philippines military launch manhunt in Mindanao for kidnapped Chinese businessmen

The Philippine Army is launching a manhunt for two Chinese businessmen abducted Monday in the southern Philippine province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Photo/ The Coffee via wikimedia commons According to a GMA News More...


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