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5 policemen, 5 civilians rescued in Marawi

June 13, 2017

Five policemen and five civilians were rescued by authorities in Marawi City on Tuesday morning. Chief Superintendent Reuben Theodore Sindac, regional director of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao police, identified the rescued policemen of the Marawi police station as

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Long lines at NAIA immigration to be reduced as 37 immigration officers deployed

June 13, 2017

Long lines at the Bureau of Immigration counters of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will likely be reduced as 37 newly-hired immigration officers were deployed. In a statement Tuesday, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said the new employees started reporting

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Duterte in “excellent health” but he “also needs rest”: Abella

June 13, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is in “excellent health,” but he has to take a rest, Malacanang said on Tuesday. Duterte skipped the Independence Day rites on Monday at Rizal Park, raising concern on his true state of health. Duterte had no

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Transport department orders Coast Guard control and supervision of security in seaports

June 13, 2017

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade ordered the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to take over control and supervision of security operations in all seaports in light of the security threat posed by the Maute  Group which has besieged Marawi City and resulted

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Ad firm said it didn’t intend “to copy others’ work” in latest tourism film

June 13, 2017

Advertising company McCann Worldgroup Philippines said it did not intend “to copy others’ creative work” after its latest film to promote Philippine tourism was similar to a South African campaign. “We acknowledge the feedback that the way this story was

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Free irrigation gets House’s green light

June 13, 2017

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading House Bill 5670 which seeks to strengthen assistance to all farmers by providing them with free irrigation services to boost their productivity, a press statement said Tuesday. The proposed

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2 soldiers,  young NPA member killed in Davao encounter

June 12, 2017

Two soldiers and a 17-year-old member of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed while six  were wounded in an encounter in Davao City on Sunday. Major. Ezra Balagtey, spokesman of the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom), said troops were responding

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Cop killed, two suspects arrested in Laguna

June 12, 2017

A policeman was killed while two suspects, including a soldier was arrested after an encounter in the province of Laguna on Sunday. In a police report, Senior Inspector  Jollymar Seloterio said personnel of the Alaminos Municipal Police Station (MPS) were

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