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Lorenzana expresses hope US will return Balangiga bells

August 17, 2018

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expressed hope that the return of the Balangiga bells will soon became a reality despite a reported resistance of some quarters in United States. “In this ever changing world, it is time to heal the wounds

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Lorenzana says Philippines can buy military equipment from any country as long as it’s legal

August 17, 2018

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana emphasized Friday that the Philippines can acquire military equipment from any country as long as it is allowed by law. “While our acquisition of submarines for the Philippine Navy is still under study and nothing is

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Bangon Marawi Task Force eyeing negotiated contracts for war-torn city rehab

August 17, 2018

The Bangon Marawi Task Force is now eyeing negotiated contracts for most of the component-requirements to rebuild war-torn Marawi City, officials said on Friday. In a press briefing in Malacanang, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and Task Force Bangon

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MMDA halts full enforcement of expanded HOV traffic scheme

August 17, 2018

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced Friday the suspension of the full implementation of a scheme to allow vehicles with two more more passengers to traverse Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) during rush hour on August 23 following the opposition of the Senate.

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Ex-Army man arrested for alleged gun smuggling in Zamboanga

August 17, 2018

A former member of Philippine Army was arrested for gun smuggling in Zamboanga City on Thursday afternoon. Chief Inspector Helen Galvez, public information officer of the Zamboanga regional police office, said the suspect was Ricardo Guillen, 41, a resident of

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NBI vows independent probe into alleged P6.8 billion missing shabu

August 17, 2018

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) assured on Friday it will conduct an independent investigation of the supposed missing P6.8-billion worth of illegal drugs. This was despite an earlier statement of President Rodrigo Duterte that he was convinced that there

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NEDA ICC-CabCom approves rehabilitation of MRT 3

August 17, 2018

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on Thursday the MRT Line 3 Rehabilitation Project, which will restore the 18-year-old rail system that connects the north and south ends of Metro Manila. The

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Over 4,400 drug suspects killed in 2 years or 6 individuals per day: gov’t data

August 17, 2018

Some 4,410 drug personalities were killed for the past two years since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office and declared war on illegal drugs, according to government data. This means that an average of six persons were killed daily during the

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