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Duterte: No outright seizure of fish catch by Chinese coast guards in Scarborough

June 18, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday there was “no outright seizure” of fish catch of Filipinos by the Chinese coast guards in Scarborough Shoal. In a speech during the 120th anniversary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Duterte apparently echoed the

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Palace offers prayers to quake-hit Japan

June 18, 2018

Malacanang offered prayers for the people of Japan following a deadly earthquake on Monday morning. “We offer our prayers to the people of Japan who were affected by the magnitude 5.9  earthquake that struck their western region this morning,” Presidential Spokesperson

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Pregnant woman killed in blast, military trying to find out if they caused explosion

June 18, 2018

A pregnant woman died while a child was wounded in an explosion in Maguindanao Saturday and the military is investigating if the explosion came from them or the enemy. Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc, commander of the Army’s 33rd Infantry Brigade which

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At least 3,000 arrested by police in Metro Manila for violating city ordinance

June 18, 2018

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde said thousands of violators of city ordinances were arrested by police in Metro Manila in five days. “What we have in National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) ( is) implementation of ordinances. A

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Health dept. reveals allegedly anomalous P8.1b project

June 18, 2018

The Department of Health (DOH) revealed it found numerous allegedly anomalous transactions that happened during the time of former secretary Janette Garin amounting to P8.1 billion. In a press conference Monday, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III bared that there were

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Justice department allows Australian nun to stay

June 18, 2018

The Department of Justice on Monday granted an Australian nun’s petition for review following an order by the Bureau of Immigration forfeiting her missionary visa and ordering her to leave in 30 days. On the last day of the 30-day

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Palace expects price of rice to go down with NFA rice in market

June 18, 2018

Malacanang said on Monday it expects the price of rice to go down now government-subsidized rice is in the market. Citing a report from the Department of Agriculture, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said commercial rice is now at P36-P38 as

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Five alleged terrorists killed as military battles Maute/ISIS remnants in Lanao del Sur

June 18, 2018

Five alleged terrorist were killed as the military encountered remnants of Maute/ISIS group in Lanao del Sur on Sunday. Col. Romeo Brawner, spokesman of Joint Task Force Ranao, said Monday the military are verifying reports five terrorists were killed during an

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