The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

2 injured in Palawan crocodile attack

May 20, 2018

A father and his son were hurt in a crocodile attack in Balabac, Palawan province Saturday afternoon. Philippine National Police Region 4B spokesperson Supt. Imelda Tolentino identified the victims as Rosmin Buara and Karik Asli Buara. Investigation disclosed that at

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DOTr eyes Chinese loans to fund whole stretch of Mindanao railway project

May 19, 2018

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is now considering loans from China to fund the entire Mindanao Railway project, an official said on Saturday. DOTr Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John Batan said discussions have been ongoing among the economic managers and

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MIAA suspends pass issuance

May 19, 2018

Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal has signed a Memorandum reiterating strict adherence to agency’s policies and regulations on the use of access Identification Cards (IDs) it issued to all airport employees and stakeholders. The order is

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Philippines extends sympathies to US after 10 die in school shooting

May 19, 2018

The Philippines expressed on Saturday its sympathies to the United States after at least 10 persons died and several others were wounded in a shooting incident in a school in Texas on Friday. “We join the American people in grieving

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Palace bares confidential report showing how ex-DPWH assistant secretary “abused” post

May 19, 2018

A regional director from Department of Public Works and Highways revealed how Assistant Secretary Tingagun Umpa allegedly abused his power during his trip in Cagayan de Oro City last May 2. This was contained in a confidential report sent to

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2 policewomen freed by Abu Sayyaf presented to Duterte

May 19, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte received on Saturday in Davao City the two policewomen who were abducted late last month in Sulu by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members. Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza, accompanied by Nur Misuari, founder of the

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2 soldiers hurt in Zamboanga del Norte blast

May 19, 2018

Two soldiers were injured in a landmine blast set by alleged members of New People’s Army at Palalian bridge in Zamboanga del Norte on Friday. Zambaonga del Norte Provincial Police spokesperson PSupt. Charisse Yabu said that at around 10:30 am

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3 Filipino diplomats held in Kuwait back in Manila

May 18, 2018

The three Filipino diplomats, who were charged with kidnapping by Kuwaiti authorities due to the covert rescue operations of abused Filipino workers in the Gulf state, arrived in Manila on Friday afternoon. Special Envoy to Kuwait Secretary Abdullah Mama-O and

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