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Filipina gets UN posting

UN appoints Filipina as oversight chief The United Nations General Assembly recently appointed Commission on Audit (COA) Commissioner Heidi S. Mendoza as Undersecretary General of the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS). Mendoza is the first Filipino ever to be appointed as Under-Secretary General in the UN Secretariat, says the Philippines’ Department of Foreign […]

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Lumads march against Canadian mining companies

By Hilary Beaumont Vice News October 28, 2015 Hundreds of sombre indigenous protesters marched through the dark streets of Manila Sunday nightafter travelling for days to the Philippine capital. They held banners and signs calling on the government to end the escalating violence and killings of Lumads in the mineral-rich southern Mindanao region. The Lumads,

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