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Interior secretary says no shoot to kill order for remaining inmates unless they resist

January 6, 2017

Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno said Friday there is no shoot to kill order for the remaining inmates following a jailbreak in North Cotabato on Wednesday. Sueno, speaking over a local radio station in Kidapwan City, said: “There’s

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Philippines seeks yen loan for farm mechanization

January 6, 2017

The Department of Agriculture is proposing a yen loan with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the equivalent of P900 million for full mechanization of farming in a first batch of 10,000 hectares of rice farms under a program

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25 Chinese, one Filipino nabbed in drug raid

January 6, 2017

Twenty-five Chinese nationals and a Filipino were arrested in Paranaque by police and members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Wednesday. Allegedly seized were two kilos of high-grade shabu and one ecstasy tablet, said Senior Superintendent Jose Carumba, chief

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47 inmates from North Cotabato jailbreak recaptured

January 6, 2017

Forty-seven inmates out of the 158 which bolted from a North Cotabato jail were captured by authorities, the spokesman of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology said Thursday. In a text message to the Daily Manila Shimbun, Chief Inspector

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Philippines to push for Code of Conduct in ASEAN

January 6, 2017

As the Philippines assumes the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year, it will push for a framework of the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea by the end of 2017, the Department of

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Duterte to board Russian warship

January 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to board on Friday a Russian warship docked in Manila Bay, Malacanang said on Thursday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella added Duterte earlier announced he is “open to joint military exercises with

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PNP issues temporary gun ban in Manila from Jan 8-10 as “general threat” looms for Nazarene Feast

January 6, 2017

The Philippine National Police (PNP) imposed a temporary ban on permits to carry firearms outside residences in Manila during the Feast of the Black Nazarene as a Cabinet member warned of possible retaliation from militants after the leader of a

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Girl hit by bullet dies after four days in coma

January 5, 2017

After fighting for her life for four days, a 15-year-old girl died Wednesday night at the Jos? R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRRMMC) in Manila. In a phone interview, health department spokesman Eric Tayag said the girl died at 6:10

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