Radio Mindanao Network

Type: Company
Name: Radio Mindanao Network
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Abu Sayyaf hostages arrive at German embassy in Manila

World Bulletin/News DeskTwo German hostages who a militant group in the southern Philippines had threatened to execute arrived Saturday at the German Embassy in Manila following their release the night before.Philippine military spokesperson Major Gen. ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Radio station manager says alleged ‘illegal broadcasting’ is fulfillment of  ‘duty’

Davao City – The station manager of Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) Davao stressed Friday that their continued broadcasting amidst the strike launched by union workers is a way of fulfilling their responsibility to their listeners.Appearing before a press ... [Published Davao Today - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Abu Sayyaf confirms receipt of P250-M ransom for Germans' release

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The Abu Sayyaf militants confirmed the payment of a huge ransom in exchange for the freedom of their captive German couple in the jungle of Sulu Friday night, its spokesman said.Abu Sayyaf spokesman Abu Rami confirmed that ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

2nd LD-writethru: Abu Sayyaf Group free 2 German hostages in S. Philippines

Two German hostages held by the Abu Sayyaf group have been released, said a senior Philippine military official on Friday evening. Gregorio Pio Catapang, chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, said the hostages were released at around 8:50 p.m. ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

I may be killed now, says German hostage

KOTA KINABALU: German hostage Dr Viktor Okonek said he may be executed anytime now as the Philippines military troops surrounded the Abu Sayaff hideout in Jolo island."They said they will execute me now in this jungle area if something to happen to them ... [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

OPEN FOR NEGOTIATION

Radio Mindanao Network – Davao station manager Leo Daugdaug appears in a press conference Friday to clarify that the management is still open for negotiation with RMN Davao Employees Union (RDEU), which is on strike since October 2. (Ace R. Morandant ... [Published Davao Today - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

RMN workers on strike protest ‘illegal broadcast’ of AM station

Reporters and employees of the Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) here who have gone on strike have accused the management of illegally broadcasting its AM station. ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Illegal, Workers, Protest
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Manila-based militant groups to rally vs RMN

DAVAO CITY – Labor groups under the militant Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) will hold a protest action in front of the national office of the Radio Mindanao Network tomorrow ” to show support for its striking workers” here in the city.In an emailed advisory, ... [Published Davao Today - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

PLACARD POWER

Bonifacio and Anda streets are teeming with placards by striking workers of Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) Davao. (Ace Morandante/davaotoday.com)The post appeared first on Davao Today . ... [Published Davao Today - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 2 reports

Workers put radio stations off air

Labor feud grips one of PH’s oldest media networks as CBA talks failDAVAO CITY—Members of the workers’ union of one of the country’s oldest media outfits, Radio Mindanao Network (RMN), turned off the transmitters of the network’s AM and FM stations here ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

ON THE SCENE

. Attorney Joffrey Suyao (right), Davao regional director for labor, arrives at the strike camp of the Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) Employees Union to hear our their grievance and offer to help mediate for the re-opening of collective bargaining with ... [Published Davao Today - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

AFP operations eyed to rescue 2 seized Germans

“There were plans to rescue them although the chances of success were very slim so we decided not to push it,” he said.“We cannot just go there, do the rescue and then all of a sudden those who will be rescued will be part of the collateral damage,” he ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 01 2014]

Quotes

"The Abu Sayyaf for sometime now have never expanded their horizons beyond Southeast Asia, or beyond Jemaah Islamiah, which was the leading representative of that caliphate ideology. Now that the ISIL is the leading representative of those after caliphate, it is somewhat natural for the Abu Sayyaf to have declared their natural affinity with them" Steven Rood, country head of the Asia Foundation, told Al Jazeera
Philippine military spokesperson Major Gen. Domingo Tutaan told reporters in a televised interview, "The two German nationals arrived at [Villamor Air Base] at 6.45 a.m. today. The embassy of Germany has made arrangements for this and has taken custody of them."
Okonek said in the interview he was being subjected to a mock execution: "I'm sitting here in a hole in the Philippines. They told me it is my grave. They pushed me inside this hole and I'm sitting with 10 men around me all day 24 hours a day."
"We are willing to extend the deadline for two hours if we get a call that ransom will be paid" Abu Rami, a spokesman for the Abu Sayyaf, told the Radio Mindanao Network in a telephone call...

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Philippines: Abu Sayyaf back in the spotlight [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Oct 18 2014]
Abu Sayyaf hostages arrive at German embassy in... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 18 2014]
Radio station manager says alleged ‘illegal bro... [Published Davao Today - Oct 18 2014]
Abu Sayyaf confirms receipt of P250-M ransom fo... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 18 2014]
A chilling terrorist warning [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 18 2014]
2nd LD-writethru: Abu Sayyaf Group free 2 Germa... [Published Individual.com - Oct 17 2014]
2 German hostages released [Published Rappler - Oct 17 2014]
ASG says ransom for German captives already rea... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 17 2014]
German’s execution postponed after delivery of ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 17 2014]
Filipino Terror Group Abu Sayyaf Extend German ... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 17 2014]
OPEN FOR NEGOTIATION [Published Davao Today - Oct 17 2014]
No word on German hostages in Philippines as de... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Oct 17 2014]
No word on German hostages in Philippines as de... [Published Sharenet - Oct 17 2014]
I may be killed now, says German hostage [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 17 2014]
Philippine militants holding German hostages sa... [Published AlertNet - Oct 17 2014]
RMN radio workers’ strike reveals seamy side of... [Published Bulatlat.com - Oct 16 2014]
RMN workers on strike protest ‘illegal broadcas... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 16 2014]
RMN management still airing broadcast despite s... [Published Davao Today - Oct 16 2014]
German doc made to sit inside grave Abu Sayyaf dug [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 15 2014]
Abu Sayyaf open to negotiate with DFA over Germ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 15 2014]
Manila-based militant groups to rally vs RMN [Published Davao Today - Oct 14 2014]
PLACARD POWER [Published Davao Today - Oct 14 2014]
National network of alternative media outfits f... [Published Bulatlat.com - Oct 12 2014]
Colleagues visited, dine with radio workers on ... [Published Davao Today - Oct 11 2014]
Philippine radio broadcasting union strike for ... [Published IFJ Global - Oct 09 2014]
Labor leaders expressed support to RMN Davao wo... [Published Davao Today - Oct 08 2014]
Clamor anew for Mindanao state [Published Business World - Oct 07 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - German Hostages... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 07 2014]
German hostages air health woes [Published Philippine Star - Oct 06 2014]
German Hostages in Philippines ask Berlin to “d... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Oct 06 2014]
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