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Typhoon deaths near 100, says PNP report

September 21, 2018

Deaths from last week’s Typhoon Ompong neared 100, with more than coming from the Cordillera Administrative Region when a landslide buried a bunkhouse in  a mining town, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Friday. In its report, the PNP

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Duterte finds “refreshing” Bolton’s attack vs ICC

September 21, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday the criticism of US National Security Adviser John Bolton against the International Criminal Court (ICC) was “quite refreshing to us.” In a speech in a military camp in Capas, Tarlac, Duterte welcomed the “international pressure” to

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Estrada suspends classes in all levels in Manila

September 20, 2018

There will be no classes in all levels in public and private schools in the City of Manila on Friday, said Mayor Joseph Estrada. In an executive order issued Thursday, Estrada said the Office of the Mayor received reports “from

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Palace says “global court” ruling vs Duterte useless piece of propaganda

September 20, 2018

Malacanang slammed on Thursday the decision of a “global court” finding President Rodrigo Duterte guilty of the crimes against humanity, war crimes, and violations of law and legal instruments. Brussels-based International People’s Tribunal undertook a two-day hearing of the complaints

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At least 15 dead as rescuers scramble to find survivors in Cebu landslide

September 20, 2018

At least 15 people were killed in a landslide that buried around 24 houses in two barangays in Naga City, Cebu on Thursday morning, police said. Chief Inspector Rhoderick Gonzales, Naga City police chief, said in his 6 pm report 10 fatalities

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Typhoon Ompong deaths climb to 88: PNP

September 20, 2018

Deaths from Typhoon Ompong continued to increase as it reached 88, seven higher than the previous day’s tally, a Philippine National Police (PNP) report said on Thursday. Based on its 6 am report, PNP data shows the number of fatalities

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It’s within Ombudsman’s power to dismiss gov’t officials amid complaint vs Mocha Uson – Roque

September 20, 2018

Malacanang said on Thursday it is within the power of the Office of the Ombudsman to order the dismissal of any erring government official. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after a group of deaf people filed a complaint

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Palace supports heavy penalty for missing in action mayors during Ompong onslaught

September 20, 2018

Malacanang said on Thursday that the mayors who were missing in action during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong should be meted out with the heaviest penalty. In a press briefing, however, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said these absentee mayors who are now being

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