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Duterte wants Pacquiao to retire from boxing

July 15, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he wants his friend and ally Senator Manny Pacquiao to retire after beating Argentinian Lucas Matthysse for the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title. “I said he is 39,” Duterte said in an ambush

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Majority of Filipinos believe not right to allow China military presence in West Philippine Sea: SWS

July 15, 2018

Four out of five Filipinos believe it is not right for the government to let China do its infrastructure and have military presence in the West Philippine Sea, according to a Social Weather Station (SWS) survey. The survey released last

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Councilor killed, ex-vice mayor shot in Batangas

July 15, 2018

A barangay councilor in Lipa City Batangas was killed in a shooting incident Saturday evening. The Batangas provincial police office said the victim was Romel Luancing of Barangay Antipolo Del Sur. An initial report said around 6:35 pm, two unidentified

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NPA official, 4 others arrested in Northern Samar

July 14, 2018

Government authorities apprehended a high-ranking official of communist New People’s Army (NPA) and four other suspects in a law enforcement operation in Northern Samar on Friday. Capt. Rayann Velez, Army’s 803rd Brigade Civil Military Operation Officer, identified the arrested NPA

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Duterte to personally cheer for Pacquiao, meet Mahathir in KL

July 14, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to personally cheer for Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao as he faces Argentine Lucas Matthysse for a WBA welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday morning. Duterte left Saturday afternoon for Kuala Lumpur in time for

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Drilon says bicam-version of BBL constitutional, but hits lacks of anti-dynasty provision

July 14, 2018

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon is confident that the bicameral conference committee’s version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) can withstand judicial scrutiny. However, Drilon expressed doubts whether the draft law that seeks to establish the Bangsamoro region to

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Palace to CPP: Localized peace talks for fighters, not for leaders living in comfort abroad

July 14, 2018

Malacanang is offering the localized peace talks to the communist rebels on the ground and not to those living comfortable lives abroad, an official said Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after the Communist Party of the Philippines

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Albayalde: No order from Duterte to recall Trillanes’ police security

July 14, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte did not order the recall of police escorts for opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde said Saturday. The PNP chief explained that all the detailed orders to police personnel of

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