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(UPDATE) Five killed, 15 injured in NPA attacks: military

February 17, 2017

Five people including two soldiers were killed while 15 other troops were wounded in the series of attacks conducted by alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Davao City on Thursday, a military spokesman said. Major Ezra Balagtey,

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(UPDATE) Security, crime, law enforcement topics of Duterte, Russian security official meeting  

February 17, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte sought closer ties with Russia in his meeting with a security official of the Russian Federation, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Friday. Abella said Thursday’s meeting with Nikolay Patrushev, secretary of the Russian Federation Security Council in

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Two military intelligence officers killed in encounter with Maute Group

February 17, 2017

Two military intelligence officers were killed while another was wounded in an encounter with local terrorist Maute brother’s group in Marawi City on late Thursday afternoon. Lt. Col. Benedicto Manquiquis, Army’s 1st Infantry Division public information officer, said 10 Military Intelligence Group

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Duterte to quit if Trillanes can prove he has P2-billion bank deposit

February 17, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said he will resign from his post if Senator Antonio Trillanes can prove that he has amassed P2 billion. Duterte issued a recorded message Thursday night debunking Trillanes’ allegation and he even dared the senator to go

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Woman lawyer shot dead in front of children in Tagbilaran City  

February 16, 2017

Unidentified men shot a woman lawyer in front of her three children inside her car in Tagbiliran City on Wednesday, police said. Mia Manuelita Mascarinas-Green, 49, was driving her Toyota Innova with her three children when two men on a

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Duterte to meet three left-leaning Cabinet members on Monday

February 16, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet next week the three left-leaning Cabinet officials who are expected to encourage him to resume peace talks with the communist rebels. In a press briefing in Malacanang on Thursday, National Anti-Poverty Commission Secretary

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Surigao quake damage surpasses P500 million: NDRRMC

February 16, 2017

Damage caused by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake that killed eight persons in Surigao Del Norte has risen more than half a billion pesos, the National Risk Reduction and Management Council reported on Thursday. Based on its latest report, damage to

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Korean victim’s wife urges Duterte to exclude NBI from probing kidnap-slay case

February 16, 2017

The wife of a South Korean businessman who was allegedly killed by his abductors inside Camp Crame last year appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the National Bureau of Investigation from investigating the kidnap-slay case. Choi Kyung Jin, in

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