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Duterte gov’t determined in providing solid foundation for Filipinos’ happiness

January 2, 2018

The Duterte administration vowed on Tuesday to provide Filipinos with “solid foundation” for their happiness. In a statement, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar welcomed the Philippine ranking as the third happiest country in the world according to a

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No casualties from stray bullets, but 26 arrested for indiscriminate firing: PNP

January 2, 2018

The Philippine National Police has recorded zero casualties from stray bullets from December 16 to January 2. In a press conference, PNP Director General Ronald dela Rosa said there were reports bullet shells were recovered in Cagayan de Oro and

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Duterte no “KKK” as another appointee to be fired: Roque

Duterte no “KKK” as another appointee to be fired: Roque

January 2, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has no “KKK (kaibigan, kaklase, kabarilan/friend, classmate, shooting gun buddy)” in government as another appointee is on the way out, an official said on Tuesday. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, who refused to name the

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Dela Rosa urges victim’s family not to doubt paraffin test

January 2, 2018

The Philippine National Police (PNP) said the family of one of the two fatalities in the shooting of a van by policemen and barangay watchmen in Mandaluyong should not doubt the result of a test showing her positive for gunpower

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Palace says no deal with Marcoses, admits getting proposal

January 1, 2018

Malacanang denied there is a compromise agreement being hatched between the Philippine government and the Marcos family regarding its cases pending at the Sandiganbayan. “We deny that there is such a compromise. We do not even know if it’s been

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Suspect in killing of two Japanese in Culion now in Palawan jail

January 1, 2018

A suspect in the killing two Japanese nationals in Culion last May has been arrested by police in Tarlac and brought to Palawan on Sunday, an official said. Now detained at the Palawan Provincial Jail is Leovino Anicete, 66, the

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Tropical Depression Agaton to make landfall over Caraga late Monday or Tuesday

January 1, 2018

A low pressure area at the eastern side of southern Philippines has developed into a tropical depression around 2 pm. Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (Pagasa) forecaster Ezra Bulquerin said Monday the lower pressure area has been named Tropical

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NCRPO says victims of Mandaluyong shooting “positive” for gunpower nitrates

January 1, 2018

The victims of a misencounter in Mandaluyong City Thursday night were found “positive” with gunpowder nitrates, the National Capital Regional Police (NCRPO) chief disclosed on Monday. NCRPO Chief Director Oscar Albayalde confirmed that Jonalyn Ambaan and Jomar Hayawun as well

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