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US forces’ operations transferred to Marawi: military spokesman

June 14, 2017

American forces have transferred their operations from Zamboanga City to war-torn Marawi City where the Armed Forces of the Philippines has been pursuing the Islamic State-linked Maute Group, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. In the “Mindanao Hour” briefing in

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‘We decided to stay with the Christians’: policeman

June 14, 2017

MARAWI CITY – A policeman who was among ten persons trapped in Marawi City for three weeks said he and four cops decided to stay with the Christians to protect them. “Those who were with us do not know how

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As Muslims pray, bombs rain in war zone

June 14, 2017

MARAWI CITY — Bombs fell anew Wednesday on militants occupying strategic areas inside this city despite noontime prayers from Muslim believers as part of a month-long fasting. During Duhur, the noontime prayer of Muslims, two FA-50 jets dropped at least

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Ombudsman affirms indictment of ex-Nueva Ecija congressman for P15m PDAF scam

June 14, 2017

The Office of the Ombudsman has affirmed the filing of graft and malversation charges against Rodolfo Antonino, the former representative of the fourth district of Nueva Ecija for the anomalous utilization of his P15,000,000 Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) for

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Filipino, Japanese scientists team up for first next gen weather monitoring system in Philippines

June 14, 2017

A team of Japanese and Filipino scientists are working together to establish the first next generation extreme weather monitoring system in the Philippines to help boost the country’s disaster resiliency, a press release from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

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Military claims Maute-Abu Sayyaf group in Marawi is “weakening”

June 13, 2017

The military claimed that Maute-Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in Marawi City is weakening as almost 100 of their snipers were killed in military operation, which is in its third week. “Imagine we have already killed more than 80 of their

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EO draft for LGUs to speed up permit approval for telco projects up for Duterte’ signing: DICT

June 13, 2017

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has prepared a draft executive order for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing for local government units to speed up  approval of permits being requested by the telecommunication firms for installation and operation of

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NFA Council cites changes in private-led rice importation

June 13, 2017

The National Food Authority Council has proposed changes in the private sector-led rice importation to ensure the “best interest” of the public. In a statement on Tuesday, the NFA Council, chaired by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco, said the council has

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