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Authorities seize one kilo of shabu in Mandaluyong

June 18, 2019

Authorities on Monday seized one kilo of shabu worth P6.8 million at Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong. According to a report from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), a buy-bust operation was conducted along Shaw Boulevard around 11:25 pm which resulted

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China expresses ”sympathy to the Filipino fishermen” in collision

June 18, 2019

China expressed its “sympathy to the Filipino fishermen who were in distress” and assured it will “continue to earnestly investigate into this matter.” But Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang added  in a statement Monday it called “irresponsible” and “counter-constructive”

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Filipinos grateful for Navy’s service, says Duterte

June 17, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte told the Philippine Navy that Filipinos are grateful for their commitment in defending the country’s sovereignty. “I am glad to join the valiant men and women of the Philippine Navy as we celebrate your 121st Anniversary. Today, we look back

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Water allocation to Angat Dam may be cut if rainfall not sufficient: NWRB

June 17, 2019

The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) on Monday said water allocation to the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System ( MWSS) might be reduced due to the decline in water level at Angat Dam despite the onset of rainy season. As

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Duterte to name retiring Nolcom chief as MWSS administrator

June 17, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint retiring Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) chief Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat as the next Metropolitan Waterworks Sewerage and System (MWSS) administrator. “I’m looking for Salamat. Hi, sir when will you

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DND gets Pagcor grant to allow quick military reaction in humanitarian missions

June 17, 2019

The Department of National Defense ( DND) received a P 400 million grant  from the Philippine Amusement Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) to allow the military to quickly respond to medical emergencies of its personnel  in humanitarian missions last week. Arsenio Andolong,

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Thai ship rescue 25 crew members of burning cargo vessel

June 17, 2019

A cargo ship carrying vehicles caught fire near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea last Saturday but a Thai vessel rescued the 25 crew members. Capt. Armando Balilo, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) spokesman, said “information received from foreign counterpart

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Philippines, Indonesia agree to strengthen maritime security

June 17, 2019

The Philippines and Indonesia on Monday agreed to enhance security along Celebes Sea to prevent terrorism and maritime crimes from taking place.   Lt. Col. Ezra Balagtey, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Eastern Mindanao Command spokesman, said this was agreed

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