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Three suspected gun-runners killed in buy-bust operation in Baseco

December 10, 2018

Three gun-running suspects were killed in a buy-bust operation at Baseco compound, Manila Monday morning, police said. An initial report from Ermita Police Station 5 said the leader of the group was Robert Pagtaluna alias Oteb while two were unidentified.

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Senate ratifies bicam report on Universal Health Care Bill

December 10, 2018

The Senate on Monday ratified the bicameral report of the Universal Health Care Bill, which seeks to expand the benefit packages being offered by PhilHealth by increasing the amount of benefits to lessen members’ out-0f-pocket expenses. Senator JV Ejercito, author

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Duterte creates national task force to end local communist armed conflict

December 10, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has created a National Task Force to end local communist armed conflict and directed the adoption of a national peace framework. Executive Order No. 70, which Duterte signed on December 4, underscored the need for a “whole-of-nation

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DOLE wants to minimize BI special work permits coverage

December 10, 2018

The Department of Labor and Employment said Monday it is examining to minimize coverage of special working permit being issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI). In an interview, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said he will discuss this  with

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Duterte provides financial support for paramilitary members

December 10, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has granted a two-month financial support to paramilitary members as he ordered the Department of Budget and Management to study the possibility of continuing aid on a monthly basis in the succeeding years. Executive Order No. 69,

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Oust Duterte won’t succeed as Palace defends Paolo over accusations vs Robredo, others

December 10, 2018

Malacanang has expressed confidence no conspiracy to oust President Rodrigo Duterte would succeed as government forces and many Filipinos have been supporting him. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement on Monday following the accusation of presidential son, former Davao

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Trillanes posts bail of P96,000

December 10, 2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday morning posted bail of P96,000 at Pasay City Regional Trial Court for libel cases filed by former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte against him.   Accompanied by Southern Police District Director Senior Supt

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Galvez congratulates soldiers on eve of retirement as AFP chief of staff

December 10, 2018

General Carlito Galvez Jr. who is set to retire on Tuesday  congratulated every soldier for a job well done during his eight-month stint as the 50th chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). “As I near retirement,

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