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Military to continue calling NPAs communist terrorists

April 5, 2017

The military will continue to call New People’s Army (NPA) as communist terrorist group if they continue their activities, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Wednesday. “That is how we called them even before, during 1970’s, 1980’s, 1994, they are communist

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MMDA ordered to study flexi-time proposal for state employees to ease traffic  

April 5, 2017

Malacanang has ordered Metropolitan Manila Development Authority to look into a proposal to implement flexible working hours in government agencies to address the worsening traffic congestion in the metropolis. In a statement on Wednesday, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the

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AFP patrols help Filipino fishermen off northern Luzon  

April 5, 2017

Filipino fishermen benefited from frequent maritime patrols by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the waters off northern Luzon. Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP public information officer, said the governor of Batanes expressed gratitude for its fishermen who benefited

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Duterte appoints DILG undersecretary as officer-in-charge

April 5, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Department of Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Catalino Cuy as the agency’s officer-in-charge, Malacanang said on Wednesday. “The Palace announces the designation of Undersecretary Catalino S. Cuy as Officer-In-Charge of the Department of the Interior

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Sagada spelunking sites shut down

April 5, 2017

Baguio City—Popular spelunking sites Sumaguing and Lumiang Caves has been shut down by authorities after a 15-year old boy slipped and died Monday Sagada Tourism Officer Robert Pangod said there is no word when these sites will open. Pangod said

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Duterte asks MMDA to be vigilant in war vs drugs

April 5, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority to assume a lead role in government’s effort to maintain peace and order, including the fight against illegal drugs in the communities in metropolis. Duterte made the directive during the

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Police, military arrest six alleged drug personalities in Sultan Kudarat

April 5, 2017

Joint military and police forces arrested six alleged drug personalities in a law enforcement operation in Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday. Captain Arvin Encinas, spokesman of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said the suspects are Gary Domingo, 30,  Maricel Cortez, 22,

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Duterte awards housing projects to militant group

April 5, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday government housing projects in Bulacan supposedly for the police and military would be awarded to urban poor who illegally occupied them. In a speech during the 120th founding anniversary of the Philippine Army in

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