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6 cops, 2 persons nabbed for alleged extortion from motorists in Nueva Ecija

January 16, 2018

Six Nueva Ecija policemen and two civilians were arrested in an entrapment operation by a task force of the Philippine National Police (PNP) after allegations they were extorting money from traveling motorists in a checkpoint. In a statement, the PNP

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Personal remittances reach $28.2 billion for January-November period

January 15, 2018

Personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) reached $2.5 billion in November 2017, 3.2 percent higher than the level posted in the same month in 2016. This brought the cumulative remittances from January to November to $28.2 billion, representing a year-on-year

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Duterte reiterates support to Japan over issue in Korean Peninsula

January 15, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated on Monday the Philippines’ support to Japan on issues affecting the region, specifically the problem in the Korean Peninsula. In a speech in Davao City during the formal turnover of 26 patrol cars for the Region 11 Police

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Palace says “no one above the law” on Rappler’s revocation of registration

January 15, 2018

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Monday that curtailing freedom of the press is not the issue on the decision of the Securities and Exhange Commission (SEC) to revoke Rappler’s registration. “The issue at hand is the compliance of 100 percent Filipino

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Palace advises Rappler to exhaust all legal remedies to counter SEC’s order revoking registration

January 15, 2018

Malacanang advised on Monday online news website Rappler to exhaust all legal remedies to counter the order of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoking the media group’s registration. “Rappler may wish to exhaust all available legal remedies until the

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Palace defends allowing China to conduct joint research in Philippine Rise

January 15, 2018

Malacanang defended on Monday the decision to allow China to conduct a marine research in Philippine Rise (formerly Benham Rise) off eastern Luzon, saying President Rodrigo Duterte has the power “to share sovereign rights with others.” In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson

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Duterte names chair of anti-corruption commission

January 15, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption founding chairperson Dante Jimenez as chairman of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC). He also named Gregorio Luis C. Contacto III, Rickson L. Chiong, and former Manila councilor Greco Belgica as

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One soldier wounded in encounter with alleged NPAs in Northern Samar

January 15, 2018

One soldier was wounded in an encounter with alleged members of New People’s Army (NPA) in Northern Samar last Sunday, a military spokesman said Monday. Capt. Francis Agno, public affairs office chief of the Army’s 8th Infantry Division, identified the

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