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Mendoza dismayed over farmers' protest in Kidapawan

COTABATO
CITY -- North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Mendoza expressed dismay by
the gestures of some six thousand protesters who blocked Cotabato-Davao road,
demanding to talk to the governor about their plight on the ill-effects of El
Nino phenomenon.

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Farmers block Kidapawan highway, demand rice, not cloud seeding

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Despite the ‘scorching’ heat, close to 5,000 farmers from the hinterland towns in North Cotabato blocked on Wednesday the national highway here after making a human barricade in both sides of the road.The rallyists, all members of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), started to march from their base at the Spottswood Methodist Center along Quezon Boulevard, this city, along the Landmark or boundary of the city and town of Makilala where they set up a human chain.The chain prevented vehicles plying Davao to Cotabato to pass through the highway.Also, all exits and e

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6th ID to dispose unserviceable explosives in Maguindanao

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao -- The Army's 6th Infantry Division will dispose today some 300 kilos of explosives, composed of mortars and other high explosive cartridge in Barangay Semba, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.Capt. Joan Petinglay, speaking for the 6th ID, said the disposal will be carried out by Army bomb disposal units beginning at 7 a.m.

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Small halo-halo store in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat fosters peace among local folks

LEBAK, Sultan Kudarat --- There is a small halo-halo” outlet in Sultan Kudarat’s seaside Lebak town helping sustain almost unnoticeably the solidarity among local Muslim and Christian folks for three decades now.The R.

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Soldiers on tight guard despite lull in encounters in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao

DATU SALIBO, Maguindanao -- Guns in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao have been silent since Wednesday but military units are still on full alert, patrolling areas vulnerable to attacks by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.Lt. Col.

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Mass of the Lord's Supper

The Mass of the Lord's Supper is the Catholic Mass celebrated on the evening of Holy Thursday. It inaugurates the Easter Triduum, and commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples, more explicitly than other celebrations of the Mass .

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2 BIFF killed, 5 soldiers hurt in Maguindanao clash

DATU SALIBO, Maguindanao -- At least two bandits were killed and five Marines were hurt in clashes between outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and Philippine Marines in a remote village here Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, military and civilian officials said.Captain Joann Petinglay, speaking for the regional Army unit based in Maguindanao, told reporterstwo soldiers were injured on Tuesday night and three more were hurt during the 1 a.m. skirmishes Wednesday.

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Illegal drug,carnapping syndicates busted in So. Cotabato

STO. NINO,
South Cotabato - Are you a victim of
motorcycle thief? If you are, you are advised by Highway Patrol Group in South
Cotabato to check your vehicle in its office in the province.

This after 21 motorcycles
of various make and models with dubious documents, or none at all, were recovered
during a Onetime, Big Time” joint police operation in Barangay Ambalgan, Sto
Nino, South Cotabato Wednesday morning.

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Army clearing operations vs. BIFF even on Thursday, Good Friday, Army says

COTABATOCITY — There's no let up in operations against lawless Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Maguindanao even during the Holy Week, the military here said.Capt. Joann Petinglay, 6th Infantry Division spokesperson, said on TuesdayBIFF members harassed government forces stationed in Sitio Blas,Barangay Tee, Datu Salibo Maguinanao when attacked.A brief fire fight erupted. We expect them to launch attacks on our troops during the Holy Week, she said.

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Wednesday of Holy Week (March 23, 2016)

Reading 1 and//www.usccb.org/bible/isaiah/50and4 IS 50and4-9A The Lord GOD has given mea well-trained tongue,That I might know how to speak to the wearya word that will rouse them.Morning after morninghe opens my ear that I may hearAnd I have not rebelled,have not turned back.I gave my back to those who beat me,my cheeks to those who plucked my beardMy face I did not shieldfrom buffets and spitting.The Lord GOD is my help,therefore I am not disgracedI have set my face like flint,knowing that I shall not be put to shame.He is nea

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