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EDUCATE (Educational Assistance for Tertiary Edification)
by: PR

Call for College Scholar Applicants

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Martial Law remains in effect in Mindanao- Duterte
by: Shane F. Velasco

CLARK AIR BASE, Pampanga, Oct.25 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte will not yet lift Martial Law in Mindanao as terrorism is still a threat in the area. “I enjoin our troops to continue performing their duties well, especially as Martial Law remains in effect in Mindanao, and there are persisting threats of terrorism and insurgency,” the Commander-In-Chief said during Tuesday’s Change of Command Ceremony of the Philippine Air Force (PAF).

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Now EveryJuan can be a pilot: Cebu Pacific launches Cadet Pilot Training Program
by: CEB PR

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) launched its Cadet Pilot training program aimed at addressing the airlines expansion requirements over the next five years. The program, to be conducted in partnership with Flight Training Adelaide (FTA), will create 240 professional pilots who will subsequently join the corps of pilots of Cebu Pacific.

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NDFP, GRP sign interim joint ceasefire agreement
by: Kodao News

NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands—The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) announced today they have agreed to forge an interim joint ceasefire agreement.

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur Week: Veterans to benefit from Optometric Mission
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World War II veterans or their surviving spouses who have vision problems but cannot afford prescription eyeglasses stand to benefit from an incoming optometric mission.

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TRO issued to landowner for damaging NGCP structures
by: PR

Tuguegarao City – On 16 February 2017, a 72-hour Temporary Restraining Order filed by NGCP was issued to Deltra Multi Corp., represented by its president, Delfin Ting, for excessive excavation of the lot where Structure Nos. 39 and 40 of the Tuguegarao-Magapit 69kV transmission line stand.

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CEB announces 2 new routes from Northern Mindanao
by: Selrahco PR

January 23, 2017 – The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), takes a step further in the Mindanao region with the launch of two more routes—this time, from the City of Golden Friendship. Starting March 15 and 16, 2017, CEB will be flying four times weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) between Cagayan de Oro and Tagbilaran; and three times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) between Cagayan de Oro and Bacolod, respectively.

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NCMB settles XU, XUNTELU dispute
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THE National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) in Northern Mindanao has settled the labor dispute between Cagayan de Oro’s first university and the Xavier University Non-Teaching Employees Union (XUNTELU) during yesterday’s conciliation conference.

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XU: We take good care of our people
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Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan has clarified it has bent over backwards to accommodate the needs of its employees even during dire times and would continue to do so despite a notice of strike from one its employees unions.

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Shortlist for 5th Globe Media Excellence Awards Mindanao announced
by: PR

Globe Telecom has announced the roster of shortlisted entries for the 2016 Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) in Mindanao. Eighty-nine (89) shortlisted entries were chosen from a total of 444 entries submitted by print, online and broadcast journalists, columnists, bloggers, and social media influencers from Cagayan de Oro, Davao, General Santos, and Zamboanga.

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Countries in Asia-Pacific race against the clock to overcome antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
by: FAO PR

15/11/2016, Bangkok, Thailand – Representatives from countries in Asia and the Pacific have pledged to take immediate action to combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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Cebu Pacific takes delivery of 2nd ATR 72-600 Hi-Capacity aircraft
by: PR

November 14, 2016 – The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB) accepted delivery of another ATR 72-600 High Capacity aircraft last November 8, 2016. This delivery is the second of a US$673-million order of 16 aircraft that was placed at the 2015 Paris Airshow.

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Cucina Higala now on soft opening
by: PR

Cucina Higala will open its doors to public on November 12, 2016.

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Sabotage trips Baloi-Agus 2 lines 1 and 2, isolates 82MW from Mindanao Grid
by: NGCP Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Department

At 10:47AM, July 20, a tree branch tied with rope was intentionally thrown at NGCP's Baloi-Agus 2 138 kiloVolt (kV) Line 1 in Brgy. Adapun Ali, Balo-I, Lanao del Norte.

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Voting at the Philippine Consulate in Vancouver, B.C., Canada
by: Annie Gorra-Rago

We received these photos from our former media colleague Annie Gorra-Rago regarding how the Filipinos in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada are voting. We thought these three photos may be of interest to those interested to know how the overseas voting for the 2016 is going at least in Vancouver.

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Inter-agency task force to address Mindanao energy security
by: BWM News Bureau

The national government has assembled a task force to address the security of power transmission lines following a recent spate of bombings which toppled three transmission towers in the Lanao area.

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Attacks on transmission facilities continue unabated
by: Admin

Just eight days after three NGCP towers in Patani, Marawi City were bombed, another tower within the same area was targeted in the evening of November 6. Tower #13 along Agus 2 - Kibawe 138-kilovolt (kV) line 2 in Guimba, Marawi City was bombed by yet to be identified perpetrators, making it the 10th tower bombed this year.

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CDO-MLA flights on Nov. 16-20 affected due to APEC meet in Manila
by: CDO.Dev.Com

Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines have canceled some flights to and from Cagayan de Oro City on November 16-20, 2015 because of the holding of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila. This is to give way to the arrival and departure of APEC leaders.

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7 transmission towers in Mindanao Grid bombed in 2015 to date
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Two towers along NGCP's Agus 2 - Kibawe 138-kilovolt (kV) line in Patani, Marawi City were sabotaged by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at 9:20 PM, 29 October 2015.

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Dark Undas Weekend Looms
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A confluence of unexpected and expected events are pushing the power supply in the Mindanao Grid to the edge of crisis and all but guarantees a long, dark weekend for consumers as they head to the cemeteries for the All Saints-All Souls Day weekend.

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