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30 soldiers, including two officers, wounded in clash vs Abu Sayyaf

April 3, 2017

More than 30 soldiers, including a battalion and company commander, were wounded in an encounter with the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu on Sunday morning. Col. Cirilito Sobejana, Joint Task Force Sulu Commander, said the troops encountered the ASG members under

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Dela Rosa will stand by the IAS report on killing of mayor, inmate in jail

April 3, 2017

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa assures he will stand by on the decision of the PNP Internal Affairs Service (IAS) despite the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte to grant pardon and even promote the policemen involved

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PNP arrests 3 Koreans wanted for allegedly swindling countrymen  

April 3, 2017

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa presented the three Koreans arrested by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in separate operations in previous month. Presented were Yong Ho Jeon, 32, who arrested in his residence in

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JICA, DOH ink cooperation for drug rehab facility, treatment

April 3, 2017

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Department of Health (DOH) signed Monday a 1.85 billion yen (P826 million) program to establish and enhance facilities and rehabilitation as well as treatment protocols of drug dependents in the Philippines. The

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Duterte says Aquino admin continued with DAP despite SC prohibition

April 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday that his predecessor, Benigno Aquino III, continued with the Disbursement Acceleration Program despite the Supreme Court’s ruling that it was unconstitutional. Duterte made the statement as he accused the media of “hypocrisy” for only

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Duterte mum on anti-Robredo rally

April 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte refused to make any comment on the protest staged by his supporters calling for the ouster of Vice President Leni Robredo. “I don’t want to make any comment,” Duterte said in an interview by reporters in Cagayan

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Duterte says tirades directed towards “inutile” EU Parliament

April 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte clarified on Sunday that his tirades against the European Union were directed towards the “inutile” Parliament and not to the Commission. “The EU Parliament, the politicians, they are the inutile, they should be castrated,” Duterte told reporters

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Duterte says court to decide if Aquino, others guilty for “Kidapawan massacre”

April 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday that it would be up to the court to decide on whether former President Benigno Aquino III and other officials were responsible in the bloody dispersal of protesting farmers in Kidapawan City a year

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