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Gov’t to undertake rehabilitation of mining sites in areas affected by Ompong

September 18, 2018

The government will push for the rehabilitation of mining sites in northern Luzon where massive landslides took place when Typhoon Ompong hit the country over the weekend, Malacanang said on Tuesday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said

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Alleged gang member killed in Zamboanga Sibugay buy-bust operation

September 18, 2018

An alleged criminal gang member was killed while a minor was arrested in a law enforcement operation in Zamboanga Sibugay on Monday night. Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, public information chief of the Zamboanga regional police, said the slain suspect was

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Palace calls as sham Duterte’s trial before a “global court”

September 18, 2018

Malacanang called on Tuesday as a “sham” the supposed trial by a Brussels-based “global court” against President Rodrigo Duterte for his alleged human rights violations. According to leftist groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan and Karapatan, a certain Sultan Hamidullah

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Gov’t downplays projection of peso reaching to 58 to US dollar

September 18, 2018

The Duterte administration expressed belief on Tuesday that the peso will recover and would not further slide to 58 to the US dollar as projected by a London-based think tank. In an interview in Pasay City, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno

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Duterte may veto budget insertions if he thinks it unnecessary, Diokno says

September 18, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte may veto “insertions” that Congress would make in the proposed P3.757-trillion budget for next year if he deems them unnecessary, his budget chief said on Tuesday. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno made the statement amid reports there were

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China President Xi Jinping extends condolences to Duterte on typhoon deaths, vows assistance

September 18, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday extended condolences to his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte over a strong that hit the Philippines last weekend, killing at least 74 people. In his message to Duterte, Xi said the typhoon has caused severe

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Policewoman hurt in brief firefight between cops, alleged NPAs in Agusan del Norte

September 18, 2018

A policewoman was wounded in an 10-minute firefight with alleged members of New People’s Army (NPA) in Agusan del Norte on Tuesday morning. Chief Supt. Gilbert Cruz, Caraga regional police director, said based on initial report policemen were conducting security

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Coast Guard, military rescue fisherman in Palawan

September 18, 2018

The Philippine Coast Guard and the military’s Western Command rescued on Monday a fisherman who went missing in the West Philippine Sea, officials reported on Tuesday. The fisherman, identified as Feddy Apat, 29, of Balayan, Batangas,  was reported missing since

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