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Abu Sayyaf beheads fishing boat skipper in Sulu

April 16, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines confirmed on Sunday that the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group beheaded a Filipino hostage in Sulu province recently.   Joint Task Force Sulu commander, Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana identified the victim as Noel Besconde, captain

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Duterte offers military help to Qatar if need arises

April 16, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has offered military assistance to the Middle Eastern countries if the need arises to protect also the interest of the millions of Filipinos working there. In a speech during the Philippine-Qatar Business Forum  on April 15 in

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Crising strands thousands in ports, makes landfall in Eastern Samar

April 15, 2017

Thousands of passengers were stranded after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) raised a public storm warning signal as Tropical Depression Crising ​made landfall over ​Eastern ​Samar on ​Saturday. As of 12 noon, the Philippine Coast Guard

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Provincial risk reduction agency official killed

April 15, 2017

An officer of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) in Palawan was killed in a shooting incident on Good Friday. In a phone interview with Daily Manila Shimbun on Saturday, PO3 Arlann Cuarte of Brooke’s Point Municipal

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Suspected ISIS member deported to Kuwait, Syrian to follow

April 15, 2017

A suspected member of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) arrested by authorities last month has been deported Friday to Kuwait and the Syrian woman who was apprehended with him will follow soon. Justice Undersecretary Erickson

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Tropical depression strands nearly 1,000 passengers in three Bicol ports

April 15, 2017

Almost 1, 000 passengers were stranded after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) raised a public storm warning  signal as Tropical Depression Crising is expected to hit land over Samar province late Saturday afternoon. As of 8

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Bello says Philippines thinking of not deploying household workers to Kuwait

April 15, 2017

The Philippines is thinking of not sending household workers to Kuwait after the execution of a Filipina last January, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Friday. “As an aftermath of that, I talked to our senior officials in the department

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ASEAN trade event in Bohol will push through: DILG

April 15, 2017

A senior officials meeting of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry will push through despite last Tuesday’s battle between the military and Abu Sayyaf gunmen in Inabanga town, Bohol. In a

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