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BAI confirms African Swine Fever outbreak in Bulacan, Rizal

September 16, 2019

The Bureau of Animal Industry ( BAI) on Monday confirmed some areas in Bulacan and Rizal are now African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak level. Ronnie Domingo,  BAI chief, saiit can be considered as an outbreak as areas affected first by

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PNP agrees with PDEA on some cops still selling recycled drugs

September 16, 2019

The Philippine National Police ( PNP) on Monday said that while they agreed with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency ( PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino that some police officers are engaged in recycling illegal drugs, majority of them remains “professional and

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Ex-cop said involved in abducting BIR officials killed in Cavite shootout

September 16, 2019

A former police officer allegedly involved in the abduction of Bureau of Internal Revenue ( BIR) officials was killed in an encounter in Kawit, Cavite early Monday morning. Police Colonel William Segun, Cavite provincial director, identified the former cop as

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Palace wants PDEA chief to submit memo over illegal drug trade in Bilibid

September 16, 2019

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency ( PDEA) chief Aaron Aquino should submit a written memorandum to Malacanang on the alleged drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prisons, a Palace official said on Monday. This was despite Aquino’s claim that he informed

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Joint exercise between major services of AFP starts

September 16, 2019

The joint exercise between the major services of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), called Dagit-PA, started with an opening ceremony in Camp Aguinaldo on Monday. Capt. Rhyan Batchar, AFP Joint Exercise Dagit-PA public affairs officer said Brigadier General

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Lorenzana not aware of AFP-China-backed telco deal to build towers within military bases

September 16, 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana will investigate the deal of the Armed Forces of the Philippines with a Chinese-backed telecommunications firm for construction of towers within military bases in the country, Malacanang said on Monday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson

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PNP hopeful ”50%” of released convicts will surrender before Duterte’s deadline lapses Thursday

September 16, 2019

Four days before President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadline of 15 days for convicts of heinous crimes lapse, the Philippine National Police ( PNP) is still optimistic the turnout will be at least 50 percent. “We are optimistic that the turnout will

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Lorenzana will study deal between AFP and China-linked telco inside camp

September 16, 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana assures he will carefully study the  memorandum of agreement (MOA) signed between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) allowing a Chinese-linked telco to build communication facilities in military camps. Lorenzana said he just learned about

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