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AFP prepares soldiers for “full swing” Marawi rehab beginning June

May 16, 2018

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is preparing its forces for the Marawi City rehabilitation, which is expected to be in “full swing” by next month, an official said on Wednesday. AFP Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez said

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Motorcycle rider dead in Batangas accident

May 16, 2018

A motorcycle rider died in a vehicular accident in the province of Batangas on Wednesday morning. Chief Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, Police Regional Office 4-A director, identified the victim as Cesar Hernandez. Hernandez was riding a motorcycle when a tricycle

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Palace welcomes approval of proposed BBL by joint House panels

May 16, 2018

Malacanang hailed on Wednesday the approval of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law at the House committee level. “We welcome the passage of the Committee Report of House Bill 6475, which provides for the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro,” said Presidential

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1,500 aliens denied entry from January to April – BI

May 16, 2018

Immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport(NAIA) and other ports of entry turned back more than 1,500 foreigners during the first four months of the year due to the agency’s rigorous efforts to thwart the entry of undesirable aliens

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Duterte declares Philippine Rise as protected area limited for scientific studies by Filipinos only

May 15, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte asserted on Tuesday of the Philippine rights over the Philippines Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise, as he declared it as a marine protected area and for use only of Filipino scientists. The Chief Executive made the

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2 soldiers hurt in Bohol clash

May 15, 2018

Two soldiers were wounded in an encounter with the armed lawless elements in Bohol on Tuesday morning. Capt. Eduardo Precioso Jr., Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, Public Affairs Office Chief, said the troops were responding to the reported presence of armed

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Albayalde: Barangay, SK polls generally peaceful despite some violent incidents

May 15, 2018

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Tuesday that the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections were “generally peaceful” despite the eight reported violent incidents on Monday. “Overall, I am personally satisfied with the outcome of all

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Palace sees no reversal of SC decision ousting Sereno

May 15, 2018

Malacanang expressed belief on Tuesday that the Supreme Court would not reverse its ruling on ousting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. “I wish her the best, but with the decision which is more than a 150 pages, I think it

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