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Palace says maximum tolerance to be observed for martial law protesters

September 20, 2018

Malacanang said on Thursday law enforcers would observe maximum tolerance for the protesters who would participate in the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law on Friday. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has declared the suspension of classes in all levels both in

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Coast Guard files charges against five suspects for illegal possession and transport of firearms

September 20, 2018

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday said it filed charges against five suspects, including a policeman, with illegal possession of drugs and illegal transport of unregistered firearms. Capt. Armando Balilo, PCG spokesman, identified the suspects as Supt. Jose Matino

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Cimatu orders suspension of Apo Land ECC following Cebu deadly landslide

September 20, 2018

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered the immediate suspension of the environmental compliance certificate (ECC) of a quarrying company, which has mining rights in the area where a deadly landslide occurred in Cebu on Thursday. In a text message to Manila

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Palace wants to focus on pressing problems than changing lyrics of national anthem

September 20, 2018

Malacanang said on Thursday that there are more pressing problems in the country that need to be addressed than to focus on the proposal to change the lyrics of the national anthem. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement following

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At least 6 die, 63 missing in Cebu landslide: police

September 20, 2018

At least six persons died and 63 are missing after a landslide buried around 24 homes in Barangay Tina-an, in the City of Naga, Cebu, police said Thursday. Police said the landslide occurred at 6 am when heavy rains eroded part

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At least 88 dead from last week’s typhoon: PNP

September 20, 2018

At least 88 persons have been reported dead, with 72 from the Cordillera Administrative Region, from last week’s Typhoon Ompong, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Thursday. In its report. the PNP said 10 perished in Cagayan de Oro, three

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Duterte tells ex-COA official not to lecture him over audit process

September 20, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte hit on Wednesday United Nations (UN) Undersecretary General and former Commission on Audit Commissioner Heidi Mendoza for “lecturing” him over the COA’s audit process. Duterte earlier told the local officials to ignore COA’s circular after Ilocos Norte Governor Imee

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Deaths from typhoon in northern Philippines continue rising

September 19, 2018

The death toll from Typhoon Ompong reached 81 while 70 remained missing, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported on Wednesday. As of 6 am, the consolidated PNP report showed casualties in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos, Cagayan, central Luzon and

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