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Coast Guard intercepts P120m smuggled rice in Zamboanga

January 8, 2018

Joint elements of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) intercepted a cargo vessel loaded with approximate number of 60,000 undocumented sacks of rice with an estimated market value of P120 million at somewhere around 25 nautical miles Southwest off Olutanga, Zamboanga

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Partylist lawmakers, lawyers ask SC to nullify martial law extension in Mindanao

January 8, 2018

Partylist lawmakers, human rights lawyers and some Mindanao residents on Monday filed a second petition asking the Supreme Court to nullify the congressional approval to extend martial law in Mindanao for one more year. In a petition, lawyers belonging to the National

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Nine alleged BIFF killed in encounter with military

January 8, 2018

At least nine alleged members of Bangsamoro Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and one soldier were killed in an encounter in Maguindanao on Saturday night, a military spokesperson said Monday, Capt. Arvin Encinas of the 6th Infantry Division said the fir fight

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Why CA dismisses ex-Palawan governor’s murder case vs environmentalist?

January 7, 2018

The Court of Appeals has dismissed the case of former Palawan governor Mario Joel T. Reyes, who allegedly masterminded the killing of Dr. Gerardo Ortega, an environmentalist and radio commentator in the province, because there was “no evidence” for finding

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Alleged NPA rebel killed in Bukidnon clash

January 7, 2018

An alleged member of the communist New People’s Army was killed in a clash with the government forces in Bukidnon last Friday. Troops from 403rd Infantry Brigade encountered the terrorist group at the outskirts of Sitio Mahan-aw, Barangay Bulonay, Impasugon

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Cebu City mall fire under control

January 7, 2018

The fire that hit a shopping mall in Cebu City was declared under control Sunday afternoon. In a radio interview, Bureau of Fire Region Central Visayas Director Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo said the fire that razed Metro Ayala Mall was

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Ano outlines priorities of DILG

January 6, 2018

The new head of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)  said Saturday he will address corruption in government, illegal drugs and terrorism. In a message on Viber, Undersecretary Eduardo Ano said the three issues are among his initial priorities as

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Former Palawan governor accused of killing broadcaster released from jail

January 6, 2018

Former Palawan Governor Mario Joel Reyes, who is accused of killing environmental advocate and broadcaster Gerry Ortega in 2011, was released from jail after a court dismissed the murder charge against him. Reyes was freed from the Puerto Princesa City

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