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Senate votes to hear Lascanas

February 22, 2017

The Senate committee on public order will conduct a hearing to grill a retired police officer who claimed that he was part of  the Davao Death Squad, which killed drug suspects as ordered by then Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senate Minority

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Restoration of mandatory ROTC tackled in summit

February 22, 2017

Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement to strengthen the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program, corps commanders and senior reservist commanders nationwide gathered in a summit to discuss restoring the mandatory ROTC Tuesday at the AFP Commissioned Officers Club. The ROTC

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Philippine, Israel officials explore expansion of agri cooperation, investments in BPO

February 22, 2017

Israel has expressed its continuing support to develop the Philippines’ farm sector by proposing to expand its exchange program for Filipino agricultural students who want to learn from Tel Aviv’s expertise and advanced technologies in agriculture, a statement from the

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Bello flies to Dubai to visit Filipina in UAE death row

February 22, 2017

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III will leave for the United Arab Emirates on February 28 to see Jennifer Darquez, a worker who was sentenced to death for killing her employer in December 2014. “I will be going to Dubai and

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Military “still confident” of rescuing German from Abu Sayyaf

February 21, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is confident they can rescue a German kidnap victim before a February 26 deadline for his execution. “We are still confident. The chief of staff says we are still confident that we will

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 Palace eyes “sober, simple” EDSA commemoration

February 21, 2017

Malacañang plans a “sober, simple, with no fanfare” celebration of the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution this Friday. The EDSA People Power commemoration will be held inside the AFP headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, where the historical event

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Duterte trips to 12 countries cost P277 million: Abella

February 21, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte’s visits abroad have incurred P277 million from taxpayers money. In a press briefing on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Duterte visited 12 countries since he assumed office in June 30 last year. “We’re glad to report

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Philippines, Vietnam trying to find group behind killing, abduction of Vietnamese sailors

February 21, 2017

The Philippines and Vietnam are trying to find out the group behind last Sunday’s attack on a fishing vessel where one Vietnamese was killed and six were abducted off Tawi-tawi. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay jr said this topic and

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