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DND says Singapore center helped rescue Filipino fisherman

September 19, 2018

The Department of National Defense (DND) on Wednesday emphasized the importance of the Information Fusion Center in Singapore on the rescue of a Filipino fisherman in West Philippine Sea. “In addition to the Coast Guard vessels deployed to search for

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NFA formally brought back to Agriculture department

September 19, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has formally transferred the National Food Authority (NFA) under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture. Executive Order No. 62, which was signed on September 17, provides the “supervision” over NFA, along with the Philippine Coconut Authority,

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Ex-barangay chairman allegedly in Duterte drug list shot dead in Cavite

September 19, 2018

A former barangay chairman said to be in President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of politicians involved in illegal drug trade was shot dead by unidentified  men in Imus City, Cavite on Tuesday. Gaudencio Herrera, 59, died from multiple gunshot wounds at the Emilio Aguinaldo

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DOTr says 170K old jeepney units to be scrapped

September 19, 2018

Some 170,000 old jeepney units in the Philippines will be discarded as part of the government’s public utility vehicle modernization program in exchange for up to P30,000, the Department of Transportation ( DOtr) said on Tuesday. In an interview in Malacanang,

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Itogon mayor hopes for survivors in buried bunkhouse

September 19, 2018

The mayor of a mining town in Benguet where at least 60 persons are buried when their bunkhouse was struck by a landslide said he is hoping there will be survivors as rescuers paused Wednesday night. ” There were cats

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Roque tells Roxas to “shut up”

September 19, 2018

Former Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas should better shut up, a Palace official said on Wednesday This was after Roxas asked for a political ceasefire and urged President Rodrigo Duterte to address first the high prices of rice. In

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Seven soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in Agusan del Norte

September 19, 2018

Seven soldiers were wounded in a landmine explosion in Agusan del Norte on Tuesday afternoon, a military spokesman said Wednesday. 1Lt. Tere Ingente of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division said: “The casualties suffered minor bruises from the shrapnel of the landmine and were

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US to provide assistance to areas hit by typhoon; extends 1,000 metric tons of food for disaster-affected families

September 19, 2018

The United States on Wednesday pledged to provide assistance to the Philippine government response efforts in areas devastated by Typhoon Ompong. In a statement released by the US Embassy in the Manila, the US government through the US Agency for

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