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Magnitude 4.5 quake rocks Zambales: Phivolcs

April 24, 2019

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 rocked Zambales two days after it was hit by a 6.1 magnitude tremor. According to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), around 2 am Wednesday the quake’s epicenter was located at 15

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Army assures loyalty to Duterte despite Sison’s claims

April 24, 2019

The Philippine Army assures loyalty to President Rodrigo Duterte and to the constitution after Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison claims there is a growing dissatisfaction within the military and police. “The Philippine Army is

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Duterte advises public not to go to Zamboanga yet due to terrorist threat

April 24, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte said he would not recommend yet to the public to visit Zamboanga due to terrorist threat. In a speech on Tuesday night in Pasay City, Duterte said the government was “lucky” that it found a solution to

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Four Abu Sayyaf members killed in Basilan

April 24, 2019

Seventeen soldiers killed four Abu Sayyaf members and recovered high-powered firearms in Basilan on Wednesday. Col. Gerry Besana, spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command, said troops of the 3rd Scout Ranger Battalion, 64th Infantry

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Duterte off to China for fourth time

April 24, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte left on Wednesday afternoon for China to join other world leaders in the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. This is his fourth time to visit China since he assumed office in 2016. Duterte and

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Rescuers detect no more signs of trapped persons in supermarket: PNP

April 24, 2019

Pampanga police on Wednesday afternoon said rescuers no longer detect any signs of persons inside a collapsed supermarket in Porac, following the magnitude 6.1 quake that hit parts of Luzon last Monday. According to Pampanga Provincial Police Director Colonel Jean

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Duterte says blood extracted from him every other day due to Buerger’s disease

April 24, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted he undergoes blood extraction every other day due to his Buerger’s disease. Duterte made the admission in a speech before a gathering of doctors during the opening ceremony of the 7th Union Asia Pacific Regional

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Deaths from Monday’s 6.1 magnitude quake remain at 16: NDRRMC

April 24, 2019

The death toll from Monday’s 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Castillejos, Zambales remains at 16, with 14 missing and 86 injured, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Wednesday. Hundreds of families were displaced because of the

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