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DTI doing “due diligence” on prospective investment by Taiwanese “fugitive,” Palace says

August 24, 2017

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has been conducting a background check on a potential foreign investor, who was allegedly a fugitive in Taiwan, a Palace official said on Thursday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the

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AFP regains Marawi police station, trying to recover grand mosque

August 24, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have retaken the Marawi police station from the hands of the Maute terrorist group and is focusing on the recovery of the grand mosque. Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, AFP spokesman, said the military

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Sereno denies charges in impeachment complaint

August 24, 2017

Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on Thursday denied allegations made in the impeachment complaint filed before the House of Representatives. Sereno faced reporters in her annual meeting with the press in Cebu City. It was her first appearance since several groups sought

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Military turns over rescued Vietnamese to ambassador

August 24, 2017

A Vietnamese kidnap victim rescued by the government troops in Basilan last Sunday was formally turned over by the Philippine Navy to the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Vietnam on Wednesday. Capt. Lued Lincuna, Philippine Navy spokesman, said during the

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Bird flu in Pampanga positive for strain that can be transmitted to human, DA says

August 24, 2017

A bird flu strain that hit some farms in Pampanga province was positive for H5N6, which could be transmitted to humans, the Department of Agriculture said on Thursday. This was after the Australian Animal Health Laborarory sent to the Philippines the

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Duterte warns of “killing” barangay captains who are into drugs

August 23, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday he will go after village officials who are into illegal drugs. In a speech in Batangas province, Duterte reiterated his opposition to the holding of barangay elections later this year, saying those protectors of

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Alberto to be ISAFP head: AFP spokesman

August 23, 2017

Brig. Gen. Macairog Alberto was designated as the new head of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), a spokesman said Wednesday. Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP Public Affairs office head, confirmed Alberto will be the new

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Duterte says he’s not defending son, Paolo, but accusation against him “rehash”

August 23, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he was not defending his son, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte but he branded as “rehash” corruption allegations being thrown against his son. In a speech in Batangas province, Duterte reiterated he would

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