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Up to JBC if it wants to include Carpio in shortlist of CJ nominees, Palace says

July 16, 2018

Malacanang said on Monday it would be up to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) if it would bend its rules to accommodate Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio in the shortlist of nominees for chief magistrate. “No reax (reaction) on

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Businessman abducted in Zamboanga Sibugay

July 16, 2018

A businessman was abducted in Zamboanga Sibugay Province on Sunday night. Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, public affairs office chief of the Zamboanga regional police, said the victim was Alejandro Calunod Bation, 58, a resident of Purok-3, Brgy. Nazareth, Kabasalan, Zamboanga

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Philippine, Australian navies start maritime security drill

July 16, 2018

The Philippine and the Royal Australian navies formally started a maritime security activity in Palawan on Monday. Capt. Cherryl Tindog, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Command (Wescom) spokesperson, said the opening ceremony was held after the participating Royal

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Duterte cites need to address illegal drug trade in meeting with Mahathir

July 16, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte underscored on Monday the need to address transnational crime, including illegal drug trade, during his meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Duterte, who watched Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao’s victorious fight with Argentine Lucas Mathysse in Kuala Lumpur

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Gov’t not guilty of inaction over South China Sea issue, Palace says

July 16, 2018

Malacanang insisted on Monday the Duterte administration was not guilty of inaction over its territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said every time China did something, which could be

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Palace admits “much work to be done” to convince public to support federalism

July 16, 2018

Malacanang admitted on Monday that the government must work hard to convince the Filipinos to support the country’s shift to federalism. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after a survey by Pulse Asia showed majority of Filipinos or 62

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Coast Guard arrest three for illegal possession of guns

July 16, 2018

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) apprehended three suspects for illegal possession of firearms and recovered more than 40 guns and bullets bound for Mindanao during an inspection in a port in Cebu last Saturday. Capt. Armando Balilo, PCG spokesman, said

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Marawi rehab estimate reaches P62 billion

July 16, 2018

The rehabilitation of  Marawi City could reach as much as P62 billion in more than five years, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Monday. Dominguez said government will plan on how to raise the amount, from national budget and official

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