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Palace suspends gov’t work, classes in public schools due to “Henry”

July 17, 2018

Malacanang suspended on Tuesday afternoon work in government offices and classes in public schools at all levels in Metro Manila due to the inclement weather brought about by Typhoon “Henry.” Memorandum Circular No. 47, which Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea issued,

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Wife of terrorist leader who planned Marawi siege arrested

July 16, 2018

The wife of a leader of the Maute group, which is linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS) and is one of the planners of the Marawi siege, was arrested by authorities in General Santos City

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NBI asks Ombusdman to file technical malversation vs Aquino, Garin, Abad over Dengvaxia

July 16, 2018

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to file technical malversation charges against former President Benigno Aquino III, former Health Secretary Janette Garin, and former Budget chief Florencio Abad over their alleged role in

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Up to JBC if it wants to include Carpio in shortlist of CJ nominees, Palace says

July 16, 2018

Malacanang said on Monday it would be up to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) if it would bend its rules to accommodate Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio in the shortlist of nominees for chief magistrate. “No reax (reaction) on

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Businessman abducted in Zamboanga Sibugay

July 16, 2018

A businessman was abducted in Zamboanga Sibugay Province on Sunday night. Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, public affairs office chief of the Zamboanga regional police, said the victim was Alejandro Calunod Bation, 58, a resident of Purok-3, Brgy. Nazareth, Kabasalan, Zamboanga

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Philippine, Australian navies start maritime security drill

July 16, 2018

The Philippine and the Royal Australian navies formally started a maritime security activity in Palawan on Monday. Capt. Cherryl Tindog, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Command (Wescom) spokesperson, said the opening ceremony was held after the participating Royal

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Duterte cites need to address illegal drug trade in meeting with Mahathir

July 16, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte underscored on Monday the need to address transnational crime, including illegal drug trade, during his meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Duterte, who watched Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao’s victorious fight with Argentine Lucas Mathysse in Kuala Lumpur

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Gov’t not guilty of inaction over South China Sea issue, Palace says

July 16, 2018

Malacanang insisted on Monday the Duterte administration was not guilty of inaction over its territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said every time China did something, which could be

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