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CPP-NPA-NDF now a terror group – Duterte

February 5, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday that he now considers the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front as a terrorist organization. The Chief Executive also ordered the arrest of all the leftist rebel leaders, who are temporarily

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Resolving drug problem by killing is wrong: CBCP

February 5, 2017

Catholic bishops have issued a strongly-worded pastoral letter criticizing the alleged thousands of drug suspects killed under the Duterte administration. Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan, also president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), said prelates are “deeply

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HTI worker dies in hospital

February 5, 2017

An employee of a factory, which was razed by fire last week in Cavite province, passed away while being treated in a hospital on Saturday night, a local official said. Jerome Sismaet, was the first confirmed fatality, in the fire

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900 cops to be deployed for planned transport strike in Quezon City

February 4, 2017

Around 900 policemen will be deployed by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Monday as a public transport strike is set to be held. “The preparation includes the deployment of sufficient numbers of policemen in different areas where operators

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Caraga region braces for more rains due to tropical depression

February 4, 2017

A low pressure area intensified into a tropical depression as the Caraga region braces for more rains even at least 80,000 persons are still in evacuation centers due to bad weather for the last two weeks. Tropical Depression Bising was

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Two hurt, Basilan town mayor unscathed in roadside bombing

February 4, 2017

Two persons, including a soldier, were  wounded while a town mayor emerged unscathed in a roadside bombing on Saturday in the municipality of Tuburan, Basilan province. Tuburan Mayor Durie Kallahal, who was proceeding to the site of an earlier explosion

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No sign peace talks with communists will be cancelled

February 4, 2017

The peace talks with the communists will continue amid the Philippine government’s termination of the six-month ceasefire last Friday. “It will continue, the scheduled peace talks from 22 up to 25 (February). There are no changes,” said Labor Secretary Silvestre

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Benguet, Lepanto have not received DENR orders

February 4, 2017

Benguet Corp and Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co. have not received closure or suspension orders from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) after announcing the findings of its mining audit last Thursday. Froilan Lawilao, manager of the Benguet Corp’s

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