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NEW YORK, Feb.
The second tropical depression of the northwestern Pacific Ocean season formed on Feb. 19, and NASA's Aqua satellite showed the storm was soaking the central and southern Philippines.
Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper Philippine Daily Inquirer website on 4 August [Text of GRP-MILF draft pact on Bangsamoro homeland; for assistance with multimedia elements] The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) herein referred to as the "Parties" to this Agreement.
By Aruna Gopinath PHILIPPINE policymakers and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front must realise that a peace agreement on southern Mindanao can only work if all the parties drop prejudices and end mistrust against each other, writes ARUNA GOPINATH.
By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police said on Thursday they suspected a kidnap-for-ransom gang was behind a powerful blast that wounded three police officers at the local Muslim government compound in the southern city of Cotabato.
By Manny Mogato COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Businessman Antonio Santos Jr. is having sleepless nights. His family's property in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao is being taken over by groups of Muslims displaced by armed conflict.
By Manny Mogato COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - About 12,000 troops and police deployed in the southern Philippines ahead of Monday's elections, the center of allegations of vote-rigging against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in May 2004.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).