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AFP says all its social media accounts active after Facebook move

September 23, 2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said all of its social media accounts were up and running following reports that Facebook has shut down over a hundred fake accounts linked with military and police units in the country. “We

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Duterte defends passage of Anti-Terrorism Act before UNGA

September 23, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has defended the Philippines’ passage of an anti-terrorism law before the United Nations General Assembly. In his participation in the General Debate of the 75th Session of UN General Assembly, Duterte said his government will do everything

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Duterte says same urgency needed to address climate change crisis with fight vs COVID-19

September 23, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has underscored the need to address the climate change crisis with same urgency as that in fighting the coronavirus disease. “The same urgency needed to fight COVID-19 is needed to address the climate crisis. This is a

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Active COVID-19 cases at PCG down to 77 from 237

September 23, 2020

The number of active COVID-19 cases among the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) frontliners has decreased to 77, the PCG reported on Wednesday. According to the PCG, a total of 1,492 recoveries and zero deaths among 1,569 frontline personnel who are

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Duterte on geopolitical tensions: Let us not hate each other too much

September 23, 2020

<br/><br/> President Rodrigo Duterte called on nations who have been engaged in geopolitical tensions “not to hate each other too much.” <br/><br/> Duterte, in his message during the General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly,

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Troops nab alleged NPA leader in hospital

September 23, 2020

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Government forces captured a wounded alleged leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) terrorist at a hospital in Zamboanga del Sur, the military said Wednesday. Arrested by a team of the 53rd Infantry Battalion and Zamboanga del

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Ex-gov’t officials who led Philippines’ win in tribunal praise Duterte

September 23, 2020

Former senior government officials who led the Philippines’ arbitral tribunal victory against China in 2016 on Wednesday praised President Rodrigo Duterte for raising the ruling before the United Nations. Albert Del Rosario, the former foreign secretary, and retired Senior Associate

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Police who served during ECQ, MECQ areas to receive COVID-19 hazard pay

September 23, 2020

The chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday said all police personnel who rendered duty in areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from June are entitled to receive COVID-19 hazard pay. “Aside

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