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PAF express sympathies to families of four deceased airmen

September 17, 2020

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) expressed sympathies to the families of the four airmen who died during the helicopter crash in Basilan on Wednesday.  Lt. Col. Aristides Galang, PAF spokesman, identified the officers who have  perished in the helicopter crash

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DOH reports 3,375 new COVID-19 cases

September 17, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported 3,375 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Thursday, bringing the total  to 276,289. Active cases are at 63, 408 of which 87.5 percent are mild. Critical cases remain at 2.7 percent and

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Ombudsman’s new rules on SALNs issuance must be respected, says Palace

September 17, 2020

The Office of the Ombudsman’s decision on whoever can only secure a copy of the statements of assets, liabilities and net worth of President Rodrigo Duterte and other government officials should be respected, Malacañang said on Thursday. This was after

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Task force says those from three quarantine areas need travel authority to enter Tagaytay

September 17, 2020

After the sudden influx of tourists in Tagaytay City, Joint Task Force COVID Shield on Thursday reminded the public those who will be coming from areas under General Community Quarantine (GCQ), Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), and Enhanced Community Quarantine

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Former Benguet Electric Cooperative manager dead on arrival at hospital

September 17, 2020

LA TRINIDAD-  Former Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) manager Gerardo Verzosa  was found unconscious at the front passenger seat of his vehicle parked at their compound here and declared dead on arrival at a hospital. Benguet police said Verzosa retired from

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Four men abduct 64-year-old Fil-Am in Zamboanga del Norte

September 17, 2020

A 64-year-old Filipino-American from Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte was abducted by armed men wearing camouflage uniforms  on Wednesday, a military official said on Thursday. Maj. Gen. Generoso Ponio, commander of the 1st Infantry Division,  said the victim was identified as

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Philippines commits to further strengthen ties with Japan under Suga leadership

September 17, 2020

The Philippine government vowed on Thursday to further strengthen its relationship with Japan under the leadership of new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. In a televised press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Malacañang congratulates Suga as the successor of Shinzo

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DILG lauds SC decision rejecting group’s bid for free mass COVID-19 testing

September 17, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday lauded the Supreme Court ruling rejecting the plea of a group seeking to compel them and other government agencies to conduct free COVID-19 mass testing. Interior Undersecretary and Spokesperson

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