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Ayala Business Club Cagayan de Oro presents Kawyagan sa Marawi at Centrio Mall
by: PR

Six months has passed since the seizure of Marawi City and one month since the government declared the end of all combat operations, but the wounds are still fresh for so many, particularly those who have been displaced and left with nothing. The need to rebuild Marawi starts from building a firm base through rehabilitation and livelihood projects.

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Fr Tony Moreno is new President of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific
by: JCAP News

The former Father Provincial of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines is the new President of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP). After nine and a half years, Fr Mark Raper SJ stepped down as President of the JCAP on November 22, and handed over the leadership to Fr Antonio F. Moreno SJ in a simple Mass and dinner in Manila.

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“Libreng Text and Tawag” extended to Marawi City
by: NTC-10

The free mobile phone service for residents displaced by the recent Marawi conflict is now available in the Islamic City of the South.

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NGCP’s Bukas na Pintuan Tungo sa Pagbabago gives ex-drug dependents second chance at life
by: NGCP News Release

Around one in four of the 2.3 million (or 25 percent) drug users in the Philippines are unemployed, according to initial findings by the National Anti-Poverty Commission, which was based on figures from the Dangerous Drugs Board in 2015.

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Oro boxer wins ABF Flyweight Crown
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Another Kagay-anon boxer is now a world champion. Jeronil “El Diamanté” Tonasan Borres, who now calls Villa Grande, Lumbia, Cagayan de Oro City home, defeated IBF World Youth Flyweight Champion Robert “El Rapido” Tinambacan Onggocan by majority decision to annex the Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) Flyweight crown.

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Behind the Grand Launch of Centrio’s Magical Nights of Lights 2017
by: The Night Stalker

Centrio Mall launched its signature lights and sounds show with a big flash and a bang with an hour and a half show last November 11 featuring Cagayan de Oro’s finest performers. However, not many were aware that many of those performers already made it big in the Big Metro and even abroad! Here’s a look behind the performers to the Grand Launch of Centrio’s 2017 Magical Nights of Lights.

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Heirs of Pastor P. Ilogon Sr donate lot for access road – Laguindingan names road after WW II Patriot & Philanthropist
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Lapad, Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental – The Municipality of Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental, has honored a resident World War II Hero and Philanthropist by naming the access road to the new Laguindingan Integrated Bus Terminal after him.

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New Zealand, UN-FAO, PH renew partnership for peace and development in Mindanao
by: UN-FAO PR

MANILA – Rt Hon Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that New Zealand has earmarked US$2.5 million to support agricultural development and food security in Mindanao. The New Zealand assistance will fund a project that aims to reach at least 3,000 farming families in Maguindanao and Cotabato provinces.

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ECW Names Kolakowsi as New Chief Historian
by: Emerging Civil War

Emerging Civil War (ECW) has chosen historian Christopher Kolakowski to serve as the organization’s next chief historian.

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NICP 2017 IBPAP-Globe Sapphire Flare for Brilliance Awardee
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The National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), Inc. has awarded by the Board of Trustees of the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines as this year’s recipient of the IBPAP-Globe Sapphire Flare for Brilliance Award for ‘ardently investing efforts on discovering emerging locations and strategically developing Next Wave Cities.”

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“Libreng Text at Tawag” assistance extended to more evacuation centers
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After the successful implementation of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) “Libreng Text at Tawag” services in evacuation centers in Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro City last week, the program has been extended to more evacuation centers.

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Advocating Peace and Hope through Muaythai
by: Noel de los Reyes Villa

The once beautiful Islamic City of Marawi has been the topic of most news in the Philippines since the siege caused by the Isis-inspired Maute Terrorist Group began 5 months ago. The Marawi crisis has greatly affected not only the access and availability of basic human necessities such as food, water and shelter, but also the children’s rights to education, play and social protection, among others.

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Xavier Ateneo alumna crowned Miss Scuba Philippines 2017
by: XU PR

A Business Administration graduate of the class of 2017 of Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan emerged as Miss Scuba Philippines 2017 on Tuesday, October 10.

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‘Timbayayong’ brings water to waterless areas
by: COWD PR

The ongoing repair of the 650mm diameter pipeline of COWD’s bulk supplier has rendered many parts of the west service area of the water district waterless for about 2 weeks now. These areas are Lumbia, Canitoan, Pagatpat, Upper Carmen, Patag, Bulua, Iponan and Opol. Some had very little to no pressure while some had to solely rely on water delivery for their daily needs.

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TJ Monterde Keeps the Music Playing
by: The Night Stalker

The Night Stalker was lucky to catch some quality time with Cagayan de Oro singer-songwriter Titus John Monterde during the recent 20 Sept Philippine Launch of Vivo’s new flagship Vivo V7+ Smartphone at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriot Hotel in Resorts World Manila.

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ON THE BUSECO-NORTH BUKIDNON POWER CORPORATION POWER SUPPLY AGREEMENT
by: David A. Tauli

On January 19, 2017, the Bukidnon Second Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BUSECO) entered into a power supply agreement (PSA) with the North Bukidnon Power Corporation (NBPC), under which BUSECO will be supplied 5 MW of peaking power for a period of 15 years at a rate of around 12.00 pesos per kilowatt-hour.

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MVP: Filipino Creativity making things happen for Gilas Pilipinas
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Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, Inc. Chairman Emeritus Manuel V. Pangilinan believes Filipino creativity and speed will carry the day for Gilas Pilipinas in the current 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Miss Universe 2015 as Ambassador of Asia’s Premier Charity and Awards Gala
by: Love Gala

Miss Universe 2015 and UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, gave a heart icon after being named on Wednesday (9 August) as the first-ever ambassador of “Love Gala.”

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Pro Hosting made breezy with Stage Masters
by: The Night Stalker

When she was still production manager for one of the country’s biggest television networks, Donna Gopez Ocampo was a little perplexed why their rising talents did not get any formal training in TV hosting.

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Jesuits in Mindanao coffee table book wins another award from Singapore
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Barely a month after it bagged a prestigious IABC Gold Quill Award of Merit in the United States, the coffee-table book Jesuits in Mindanao: The Mission, will again be receiving an award at the IABC Asian Pacific Silver Quill Awards, which will be held in Singapore on August 24, 2017.

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