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Coast Guard’s fourth MRRV from Japan to arrive this month: spokesman

May 13, 2017

The fourth unit of Multi-Role Response Vessel (MRRV) of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) from Japan is set to arrive within May. Commander Armand Balilo, PCG spokesman, did not reveal the vessel’s date of arrival. He said the vessel, named BRP

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4 Makati cops arrested for alleged kidnapping to be sent to Basilan

May 12, 2017

Four Makati policemen nabbed by a Philippine National Police (PNP) task force for alleged kidnapping will be reassigned to Basilan if they are allowed to post bail. PNP Director General Ronald dela Rosa made this remark in an ambush interview

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Duterte an “economic ambassador”: Cabinet

May 12, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is not only a drug buster but an “economic ambassador” as well, his Cabinet officials said on Friday. The Cabinet members, who joined Duterte in the World Economic Forum for ASEAN in Cambodia on Thursday and also

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Palace supports reopening of pork scam probe

May 12, 2017

Malacanang expressed support on Friday on the plan of the Senate to reopen the investigation on the alleged P10 billion pork barrel scam as Filipinos deserve to know the truth, In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said: “The Filipino

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Dela Rosa welcomes Ano as next secretary of DILG

May 12, 2017

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa welcomed the appointment of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Eduardo Ano as the next secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). “We are very happy

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Eastern Mindanao military under heightened alert

May 12, 2017

The military forces in eastern Mindanao was placed in heightened alert following the issuance of travel advisory of United States against possible kidnapping in Palawan, a spokesman said Friday. “The Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) raised the alert level on Thursday,

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Soldier, NPA member killed in Samar encounter

May 12, 2017

A soldier and a member of New People’s Army (NPA) were killed in an encounter in Samar province last Wednesday. 1Lt. Cherry Junia, public affairs officer of the Army’s 8th Infantry Division, said the troops were responding to reported presence

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High-ranking NPA official in Western Mindanao arrested

May 12, 2017

A high-ranking New People’s Army official in Western Mindanao was arrested by  government troops in Ozamiz City last Thursday. Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera,  spokesman of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division, identified the arrested NPA leader as Romel Salinas,  secretary of

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