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One person dead, soldier wounded in encounter with alleged lawless group in Zamboanga del Norte

March 18, 2019

An alleged lawless element was killed while a soldier was wounded in a two-hour firefight as police and military served arrest warrants for murder and attempted murder in Zamboanga del Norte early Monday. Capt. Clint Antipala, spokesman of the 1st Infantry

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Manila Water monitoring La Mesa water level

March 18, 2019

Manila Water said in a press briefing on Monday they are monitoring the La Mesa Dam which could possibly reach the critical water level of 65 meters. Manila Water president Ferdinand Dela Cruz said they are preparing measures if La

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Barangay captains near Manila Bay to face sanctions if they do not keep it clean

March 18, 2019

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday warned barangay captains in areas where there are bodies of water connecting to Manila Bay they will face sanctions if they neglect maintaining its cleanliness. Interior Undersecretary Martin Dino said

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”Chedeng” heads towards Davao Oriental

March 18, 2019

Tropical Depression ”Chedeng” slowed down as it heads westward towards Davao Oriental, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration ( Pagasa) said on Monday. According to the weather bureau, the center of ”Chedeng” was seen at 285 kilometers east

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Manila Water head apologizes, says ”prepared to resign”

March 18, 2019

Manila Water on Monday admits a breach in its service requirement under the concession agreement, which caused shortage for nearly a week in several areas, causing its president to tell a House committee hearing he is prepared to resign. “I

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Philippines to bar ICC staff if they’ll conduct probe vs Duterte

March 18, 2019

Representatives from the International Criminal Court would be barred from entering the Philippines if they would conduct an investigation in relation to the complaints filed against President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacanang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement

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Quezon provincial police investigating alleged Tayabas shootout

March 18, 2019

The police director of Quezon province on Monday ordered the administrative relief of the Tayabas City police and officers involved in an alleged shootout where one of the fatalities was the son of Sariaya Mayor Marcelo Gayeta. In a statement,

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5-year-old survives as explosion rocks home in Batangas

March 18, 2019

A five-year-old child survived an explosion where two people died in Batangas Monday morning. In a police report, the Batangas Provincial Police Office identified the victim as Jorel Salazar who is being treated. Authorities said the fatalities were Joy Sorima

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