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Duterte says Jordan to give 2 attack helicopters

May 22, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday that Jordan will provide the Philippines with two attack helicopters. Duterte disclosed this during his speech at the 120th Philippine Navy anniversary in Manila. “Jordan is giving us two Cobra helicopters. Those things that

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9 Vietnamese fishermen nabbed for poaching in Palawan

May 22, 2018

Authorities on Tuesday apprehended nine Vietnamese fishermen for poaching in Palawan. Philippine National Police Region 4B spokesperson Imelda Tolentino identified the Vietnamese nationals as Tran Hong Vu, 42, boat captain; and Nguyen Van Hoang, 36, mechanic. The other crew members

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Army chief warns of terrorist sleeper cells outside Mindanao

May 22, 2018

Philippine Army Chief Lt. Gen. Rolando Bautista warned on Tuesday of terrorist sleeper cells outside Mindanao. In an interview in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, the official said the military discovered that during the Marawi siege, there were ISIS sleeper cells

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Duterte ready to certify as urgent passage of proposed BBL – Palace

May 22, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to certify as urgent the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) “anytime soon”, Malacanang said on Tuesday. “The President promised to certify it,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a press briefing. However, he said he

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Ex-prosecutor killed in Ozamiz City

May 22, 2018

A former prosecutor in Ozamiz City was killed in a shooting incident on Tuesday morning. Chief Supt. John Bulalacao, Philippine National Police spokesman, said Police Regional Office 10 identified the victim as Atty. Geronimo Marabe Jr. Based on initial report,

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PH to China: What is ours is ours

May 22, 2018

The Philippines on Monday reminded China of United Nation’s arbitral tribunal ruling, stating that the artificial islands it built in the South China Sea are within the Philippines exclusive economic zone. “What is ours is ours,” Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque

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Love triangle? Cops nab suspects in OFW murder

May 22, 2018

Authorities have arrested the alleged mastermind and his lover in the killing of an overseas Filipino worker who just arrived from Saudi Arabia last Saturday. Chief Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, Police Regional Office 4-A director, identified the suspect as Roel

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DFA condoles with family of Filipina abducted, murdered in Ireland

May 22, 2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday expressed its sympathy to the family of a 24-year-old Filipina student in Ireland who was earlier reported kidnapped and later found dead near Dublin on Monday. “We grieve with the loved ones of

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