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Police arrest alleged gun-for-hire in murder of two Japanese

January 14, 2017

A man believed to have killed two Japanese  a few years ago was arrested by police in Las Pinas City on Friday. Kirby Tan, an alleged Army reservist, was arrested 7 am at  Barangay Pulang Lupa Uno. Police recovered two

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Palace expresses belief Philippines will have better relationship with US under Trump

January 14, 2017

A Palace spokesperson expressed belief that United States and Philippines will have better relationship under new  President Donald Trump. “The president is very keen that the Philippines is respected and its sovereignty, independence, sovereignty is respected,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

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Coast Guard seize pangolin meat, dried seahorses and sea dragons

January 14, 2017

The Philippine Coast Guard seized seven styroboxes containing 60 pieces of pangolin, or anteater meat,  13 sacks of dried seahorse and one box of dried sea dragons in a maritime law enforcement operation conducted at the Manila North Harbor on

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Palace spokesman cites “good” relationship between Duterte and Abe

January 14, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have a “good” relationship which reflects on his “value on relationships.” Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella told government radio on Saturday that Duterte “is very Asian in putting value on relationships.” “We

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UPDATE: South Korean ship captain and Filipino freed in Sulu

January 14, 2017

A South Korean and a Filipino held by armed men since October were freed Saturday in Sulu, Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza said Saturday in Davao City. Dureza, who received the victims in Jolo, arrived at the Davao airport  before

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Immigration bureau agents arrested 135 foreigners in 2016

January 14, 2017

Bureau of Immigration agents arrested last year a total of 135 foreigners, including one Japanese,  wanted for crimes they committed in their homelands. In a statement , Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the number of foreign fugitives caught last year

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Philippines renews calls to Japanese firms to invest

January 13, 2017

DAVAO CITY- Philippine officials renewed on Friday their call to the Japanese locators to invest in the country, including Mindanao. In a business forum in Waterfront Insular Hotel , Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez cited several opportunities for investors

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EXCLUSIVE: Hague ruling must be basis to resolve sea dispute

January 13, 2017

DAVAO CITY – A multilateral effort must be organized on the basis of The Hague award on the Philippines as far as the maritime dispute in the South China Sea issue is concerned, a Japanese official said on Friday. Japan

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