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BI verifying documents of arrested 276 foreigners in Makati

February 20, 2019

The 276 foreign nationals arrested by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday are undergoing procedures to verify their documents. An immigration personnel told The Daily Manila Shimbun in a phone interview Tuesday that the arrested foreigners are temporarily held

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Murad to be the chief minister of Bangsamoro region

February 20, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to swear into office the 80-man Bangsamoro Transition Authority led by Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim on Friday. The BTA will be the interim government of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region

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Coast Guard officer under preventive suspension after arrest by NBI

February 20, 2019

A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officer was placed under preventive suspension after he was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents in Palawan. “The PCG is conducting proper and thorough administrative investigation and at present, said officer is

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Duterte’s economic team asking Comelec to exempt at least 145 priority infra projects from election ban

February 20, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic team is asking the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to exempt at least 145 priority infrastructure projects during the 45-day election ban. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia

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Duterte reiterates not submitting to ICC investigation

February 20, 2019

DAVAO CITY – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stood pat on not allowing any investigation by the International Criminal Court after it accepted the complaint of crimes against humanity against him due to his  administration’s war on drugs. “[This] International Court

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PNP monitoring candidates allegedly linked to ”guns, goons and gold”

February 20, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) said they have a watchlist of politicians who are allegedly involved in the so-called “guns, goons and gold” campaign method for the 2019 mid-term elections. PNP Director General Oscar Albayalde said in a television interview

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Duterte plans to offer new deal for Misuari group

February 20, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte is mulling to offer a new deal with the group of Nur Misuari, founder of the Moro National Liberation Front, which is “something more expansive in his area.” Duterte, in a speech in Davao City, reiterated his

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Two cops caught drinking liquor in canteen near Camp Crame

February 19, 2019

Two personnel of Philippine National Police (PNP) were placed under investigation after being caught while drinking liquor at a canteen near 50 meters from Camp Crame PNP. Senior Supt. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesman, said Tuesday the two  cops were SPO1

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