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Caucus held to address MILF concern on wordings of Bangsamoro bill

July 17, 2018

The deliberation on the proposed Organic Law for the Bangsamoro was suspended for few hours on Tuesday after the Moro Islamic Liberation Front raised some concerns about certain wordings on the draft. The committee, which was deliberating on the bill

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Two Japanese arrested for counterfeit US dollars, bribery

July 17, 2018

Two Japanese nationals were arrested for having counterfeit US dollars and for bribery in Makati City on Monday. Supt. Jenny Tecson, public information officer of the Southern Police District, said based on initial report the first Japanese was arrested for having

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Distribution of fuel vouchers to jeepney operators starts

July 17, 2018

The government on Monday has begun giving fuel vouchers for jeepney operators. The fuel vouchers cost P5,000 and around 10,000 beneficiaries in Metro Manila can get these at the Land Transportation Main Office (LTO) main office in Quezon City until Wednesday. On

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Lorenzana confirms Chinese research ship in Davao

July 17, 2018

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed the arrival of a Chinese research vessel in Davao City  Monday night. “The Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang arrived in Sasa wharf in Davao the other night. There was prior coordination made by the Chinese

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Alert raised over Marikina River as floods in some Metro Manila areas subside

July 17, 2018

The water level in Marikina River reached 16.7 meters as of 3:49 p.m, prompting local officials to raise the second alarm even floods in some areas in Metro Manila subsided Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro has ordered preemptive evacuation to residents

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Cop, suspected drug peddler killed in Nueva Ecija buy-bust operation

July 17, 2018

A policeman and a suspected drug peddler were killed during an anti-illegal drug operation in Nueva Ecijia on Monday night. Chief Supt. Amador Corpuz, Central Luzon regional police director, said the slain policeman as PO1 Mariano Emmanuel Caparas of the Gen. Tiñio

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PNP activates disaster response units

July 17, 2018

The Philippine National Police has activated its disaster response units to to augment local PNP units as southwest monsoon continues to cause torrential rain and flash floods in the Metro Manila, and other areas and provinces. The PNP activated its

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Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs awards commendation to PHILFEJA

July 17, 2018

The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Tuesday the awarding of the Foreign Minister’s Commendation to the Philippine Federation of Japan Alumni (PHILFEJA), the Japanese Embassy said in a statement. This is in recognition of PHILFEJA’s vital contributions to

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