10/16/2012

Mindanao Island

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PHILIPPINES SAIJIKI

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Mindanao

***** Location: Philippines
***** Season: Topic
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Explanation

the second largest and easternmost island in the Philippines. It is also the name of one of the three island groups in the country (the other two being Luzon and the Visayas), which consists of the island of Mindanao and smaller surrounding islands.
Davao City
is the largest city in Mindanao.



Mindanao is the only area of the Philippines with a significant Muslim presence. Due to widespread poverty and religious differences, the island has been the site of a separatist movement by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Fighting between MILF and Philippine forces has displaced more than 100,000 people.
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NoyNoy...
giving peace in Mindanao
an extra breath


- Shared by Willie Bongky -
Joys of Japan, Ocotber 2012


Philippines, Muslim rebels sign peace pact


Moro Islamic Liberation Front Peace Panel Chief Mohagher Iqbal (L) exchanges documents with Philippine government chief peace negotiator Marvic Leonen (R) after signing a peace deal at the Malacanang palace …

Muslim rebels waging a four-decade insurgency in the Philippines signed a historic pact with the government on Monday to end the conflict, but both sides warned the road to peace had only just begun.
source : ph.news.yahoo.com


Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino
born February 8, 1960), also known as Noynoy Aquino or PNoy, is a Filipino politician who has been the 15th and current President of the Philippines since June 2010.
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