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We will not dodge obligation to fight for human rights: President Duterte

We will not dodge obligation to fight for human rights: PRRD By Azer Parrocha  FIGHT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City on Monday (July 27, 2020). Duterte said his administration won’t dodge its obligation to fight for human rights. (Presidential photo) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading

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Australia announces P140-M add’l aid for Marawi

Australia announces P140-M add’l aid for Marawi By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Australian Embassy in Manila on Tuesday announced an additional PHP140 million humanitarian assistance to support the people affected by the 2017 Marawi conflict. “My announcement reflects Australia’s commitment to the recovery and reconstruction of Marawi City,” Australian Ambassador … Continue reading

Payout tracking system for Marawi siege survivors launched
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Payout tracking system for Marawi siege survivors launched

Payout tracking system for Marawi siege survivors launched By Ercel Maandig CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (Philippines News Agency) –The Department of Social Welfare and Development of Northern Mindanao (DSWD-10) on Thursday said it has installed a monitoring system to track payout status for Marawi siege survivors. DSWD-10 Information Officer Oliver Inodeo said the agency’s own … Continue reading

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Mindanao schools to post ‘peace zone’ streamers

Mindanao schools to post ‘peace zone’ streamers By Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones is requiring all schools in Mindanao to post streamers indicating that they are a “peace zone”. “This school is a peace zone” should be written in the streamers, according to Briones. Briones said this … Continue reading