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Philippine Navy welcomes visit of Chinese warship

March 25, 2017

The Philippine Navy welcomes a visit of a Chinese warship in the country if it pushes through, a military official said Saturday. “We will support whatever the decision of our leaders. All navies in the world are welcome to visit

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Hundreds evacuate as alleged NPAs raid militia camp in South Cotabato

March 25, 2017

Koronadal City – Three suspected communist rebels were wounded as 100 families fled  following hostilities between government troops and communist rebels in the mountains of Tampakan in South Cotabato. Lt. Col. Benjamin Leander, commander of  the  27th Infantry Battalion, said

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54 killed since police anti-drug war resumed March 6

March 25, 2017

Fifty-four drug suspects have been killed while over 3,000 were arrested three weeks after the government resumed its war on drugs. Data by the Philippine National Police showed that in 2,345 police  operations from March 6 until March 25 showed

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Duterte to consult with Congress, NSC before announcing new ceasefire with Reds

March 25, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte wants to convene the National Security Council, consult Congress, police and the military before deciding to declare a new ceasefire with the National Democratic Front. “I have to consult the Speaker, the Senate president and I have

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Families displaced by NPA in North Cotabato town return

March 25, 2017

Hundreds of families displaced because of the presence of the New People’s Army (NPA) in a North Cotabato town  began to return to their houses on Saturday. “The clearing operation is already done,” Lt. Silver Adell Belvis of the Army’s

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Militiaman, two NPAs killed in Agusan del Sur encounter

March 25, 2017

A militiaman and two New People’s Army (NPA) were killed in an encounter with the military in Agusan del Sur last Thursday. Capt. Joe Patrick Martinez, Army’s 4th Infantry Division spokesman, said the troops 26th Infantry Battalion encountered an undetermined

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Duterte attending “One Belt, One Road” summit in Beijing

March 24, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he will go to China this May to attend the “One Belt, One Road” summit. “And I am going there. I was invited by the President himself in the One Road, One Belt It’s

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Duterte turns down EU offer for “health-based” solution for drug dependents

March 24, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte turned down on Friday the offer of the European Union for a “health-based” solution for drug dependents. “The EU, they communicated to us and they want a health-based solution for drugs,” the president said in a speech

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