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Troops arrest Abu Sayyaf, seize pipe bombs

November 7, 2019

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Military troops have arrested an Abu Sayyaf member and recovered 16 pipe bombs for a suicide bombing mission by foreigners and the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu. Maj. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr., Joint Task Force Sulu commander, said

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End-October 2019 GIR level rises to $85.7 billion

November 7, 2019

Preliminary data shows that gross international reserves (GIR) rose by $0.12 billion to $85.7 billion as of end-October from $85.58 billion as of end-September, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Thursday. The month-on-month increase in the GIR level reflects the

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Manila police looking at four persons of interest in shooting of labor official

November 7, 2019

Officials from the Manila Police District (MPD) on Thursday said they are looking at four persons of interest in the killing of senior labor official Helen Dacanay on Monday. “Our persons of interest are two unidentified armed persons on board

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Chinese flares ” never a direct threat” on PAF patrol at West Philippine Sea

November 7, 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said flares fired by the Chinese against the patrolling aircraft of Philippine Air Force were “never a direct threat”. Lorenzana said the incidents are not a cause for concern. “My suspicion is that they (Chinese) are

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CIDG arrests suspect pretending to be DPWH employee

November 7, 2019

Detectives from the Philippine National Police- Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) arrested a suspect pretending to be an employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways ( DPWH) and his companion in an entrapment operation in Quezon City

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Broadcaster shot dead inside vehicle in Dumaguete

November 7, 2019

A radio broadcaster was killed inside his vehicle in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental early Thursday morning. A report from Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office identified the victim as Dindo Generoso, 67. Initial investigation showed Generoso was driving along Hibbard Avenue

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P 16 million seized in different buy-busts in Metro Manila

November 7, 2019

Authorities on Wednesday seized around P16 million worth of illegal drugs in separate buy-bust operations in Metro Manila. In a report from Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office- National Capital Region (PDEA- NCR), they seized P2.7 million worth of shabu

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Eight dead in Camarines Sur vehicular accident

November 7, 2019

Eight died and ten were injured in a vehicular accident in Camarines Sur Wednesday evening. According to the Pamplona Municipal Police, around 8 pm a JRV passenger bus was traversing along Zone 4, Barangya Sanvicente Pamplona in Camarines Sur and

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