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Switzerland-based humanitarian org visits Davao

To deliver stories of the humanitarian action live from the war zone, Medecins Sans Frontieres organized an event entitled Saving Lives last October 17 & 18, 2017 at Cinematheque Davao, Palma Gil. Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, is an international and independent organization catering to victims …

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Mindanao activists join nationwide rallies during the ASEAN Summit

In regards to the Philippines hosting the 12th East Asian Summit, native Mindanaoans protested against its launching and Trump’s visit to the country. The protesters rallied along Roxas street with banners saying, “Imperyalismo Ibagsak!” According to Kerlan Fanagel, national council member of SANDUGO (Kilusan ng Mamamayang Moro at Katutubo), Trump’s …

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MIndanao Peace Games kicks off at AdDU

The 3rd Mindanao Peace Games (MPG) opened with a Mindanaoan Cultural Show held at the Fourth Floor Martin Hall last October 24. This year’s MPG, with the theme: “Kalaro. Kaibigan. Kasama.”, was hosted by Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU). The opening program began with a parade of the delegates of …

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Student groups slam tuition hike

Student organizations protested against tuition and other fee increase (TOFI), holding a rally at the Freedom Park, Roxas Avenue last June 16, 2017. In the protest “Youth, Speak Out!” student activists coming from different schools including Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU), University of the Philippines – Mindanao (UP), Assumption College …

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