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Muslim-Muslim ticket, slap on Northern Christians-Philippines-based pastor

A Nigerian cleric in the Philippines, Rev. Tony Marioghae, on Thursday pleaded guilty to the decision of All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to choose a Muslim, Kashim Shettima, as his running mate for the 2023 election, describing it as “stupid” and a slap in the face to the Christians of Northern extraction. He also warned that Nigeria …

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The Philippines ended the stay of foreign peacekeepers in the south

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign peacekeepers who are credited with helping ease years of bloody fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels have left the southern Philippines after officials decided to end their presence, but talks are underway. to allow their possible return, officials and rebels said Friday. Members of the International Monitoring Team, or IMT, led by Malaysia, flew out …

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‘Polluter-friendly’: Green groups demand Philippine president Marcos scrap EPR bill | News | Eco-Business

“Because the Marcos administration has been strong in protecting Filipinos from climate change, the president should veto this bill because it could affect our climate goals,” Ledesma said. “[The bill] the situation could be exacerbated by the resulting greenhouse gas emissions from thermal treatment established by law, as well as the lack of restrictions or plastic reduction targets. ” The …

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ASIA/PHILIPPINES – In one year, a network of Catholic nuns rescued 26,000 women from human trafficking in Asia

ASIA/PHILIPPINES – In one year, a network of Catholic nuns rescued 26,000 women from human trafficking in Asia vaticanews Manila (Agenzia Fides) – As many as 26,065 women from Asia were detained and rescued from human trafficking in 2021 by “Talitha Kum”, a Federation of Catholic nuns dedicated to fighting and eradicating human trafficking.“Prevention is a priority of Asian networks. …

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The Catholic center of Manila continues to support the homeless, beggars

An estimated 26.14 million Filipinos will be living in poverty by 2021 and growing homelessness is a cause for concern in the country. The poor in St. Louis are asking for help. Arnold Janssen Kalinga Center in Manila. (Photo provided) Published: July 15, 2022 10:00 AM GMT Updated: July 15, 2022 10:20 AM GMT A Catholic center in the Philippine …

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Gilas Pilipinas bounced back from India’s defeat in the Fiba Asia Cup

Gilas Pilipinas’ Will Navarro. –FIBA BASKETBALL MANILA, Philippines-Gilas Pilipinas relied on a great shot by William Navarro and Thirdy Ravena to beat India, 101-59, and secure a spot in the next round of the 2022 Fiba Asia Cup on Friday at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia. Navarro led the Philippines ’balanced attack with a game-high 18 points on 6-of-7 shooting …

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The DOTr has announced plans for a ‘safe, efficient’ commuting experience

FREE BOARD / JUNE 15, 2022 Commuters can use the free board shuttle from Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange to Buendia. —RICHARD A. REYES MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday proposed its plans to ensure a “safe and efficient” experience for the commuting public, particularly for students scheduled to return to personal classes five days a week …

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