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Father of Maute brothers, 4 others arrested at Davao checkpoint

June 6, 2017

The father of Maute brothers, who are leading the attack on Marawi City with Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon,  and four others were arrested in a checkpoint operation in Davao City on Tuesday. Major Mario Tena, Task Force Davao spokesman,

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Tourism secretary’s husband named board member of Land Bank subsidiary

June 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed to a government post the husband of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, according to an official statement on Tuesday. Roberto Teo was named as a member of the Board of Directors of Land Bank of the

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Duterte to military: Crush rebellion in Mindanao

June 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte renewed on Tuesday his order to the military to crush rebellion in Mindanao. In a speech during his visit to a military camp in North Cotabato, Duterte said the situation in Marawi City could not be addressed

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AFP says Duterte’s P10m bounty for Hapilon “is a big help”

June 6, 2017

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Ano said the bounty offered by President Rodrigo Duterte for the neutralization of Isnilon Hapilon and the Maute Brothers is a big help for the military. “Yes a lot

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SC sets three-day oral argument on martial law validity on June 13-15

June 6, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Malacanang and implementing agencies of  President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 216 placing Mindanao under martial law to send  its comment on the petition filed by opposition lawmakers in the House of Representatives seeking to dismiss

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Palace orders concerned agencies to extend help to OFWs in Qatar

June 6, 2017

Malacanang has ordered concerned government agencies to help overseas Filipino workers who might be affected after some Gulf nations cut ties with Qatar. “The decision of Saudi Arabia, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Egypt, and Bahrain to cut diplomatic ties with

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DepEd chief orders other schools to accept students displaced in Marawi even without documents 

June 6, 2017

Education Secretary Leonor Briones has ordered other schools in the country to accept displaced students from troubled Marawi City even without documentary requirements. In a press briefing in Malacanang on Tuesday, Briones said out of 22,000 affected students in Marawi,

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Labor department stops sending Filipino workers to Qatar

June 6, 2017

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the Philippine government has temporarily banned deployment of migrant workers to Qatar as a “preparatory measure”. “Effective today, we have ordered the suspension of deployment of OFWs ( Overseas Filipino Workers)  in Qatar,” said

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