Author Archives: GRACE S. UDDIN

8 years ago

GRP and NDFP panels hope for talks to resume

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Representatives of both the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) are hoping that the stalled peace talks between the government and the Communist rebels will resume under the new administration of President-elect Benigno Aquino III.

8 years ago

Painting from the Inner Spirit

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Carreon, who is one of Davao’s finest painters and an internationally recognized artist, said the greatest fear of first time painters and even by those who are already painting for a long time is the canvas and what to put there. He said this “fear” should be overcome.

8 years ago

Twelve days in the forest

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Since May 5, when they were captured, to May 17 when they were released, Dapitanon and the five NPA captives that included Lingig Mayor Roberto “Jimmy” Luna Jr. were not handcuffed nor put in makeshift jails. Dapitanon said he would tell the people when he gets home that the NPAs ”knew how to respect the rights of prisoners of war.”

8 years ago

Poll watcher killed in Maragusan attack, says military

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Captain Emmanuel Garcia, spokesperson of the 10th ID-AFP, said an undetermined number of rebels attacked soldiers of the 66th Infantry Battalion escorting a group of Board of Election Inspectors (BEI’s) for the canvassing of votes at the municipal hall of Maragusan.

8 years ago

Arroyo neglects workers in the nine years she is in power — KMU

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
From the day she took power in 2001 until she will step down in June, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo failed to act on the workers’ decade-long demand for a legislated P125 across-the-board wage increase, Romualdo Basilio, secretary- general of Kilusang Mayo Uno in Southern Mindanao, said.

8 years ago

Why Duterte endorses Aquino

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Among the crowd in Ponciano, Minda Marces, 68, said she had been a constant Duterte supporter for years. But she is not sure if she will also vote for Aquino.