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Violence rages

By ELENA L. ABEN and AARON B. RECUENCO — Three soldiers, an off-duty militiaman, and four civilians were killed, while 11 others were wounded in the latest attacks waged by armed men suspected to be members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in Mindanao, the military said Sunday. Read more »

2nd balangay replica set for sail in Butuan City

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By Ben Serrano – The second replica of an ancient boat that was used by Filipino seafarers many centuries ago is now in the water and is geared up for an epic voyage.

Top Philippine court halts deal with Muslim rebels

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MANILA (AFP) — The Philippine Supreme Court on Monday stopped the government from signing a land deal with Muslim separatist rebels, in yet another setback to efforts to end more than 30 years of deadly insurgency.