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AFP confirming if 10 Malaysian kidnap victims are in Tawi-tawi

June 20, 2019

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is trying to confirm if 10 Malaysians kidnapped on Tuesday near Sabah are in Tawi-Tawi. It was reported that they (abdutors and their victims) were already at Tawi-Tawi area, but we are still

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China, Philippines sound off on joint probe of Recto Bank collision

June 20, 2019

China and the Philippines separately proposed on Thursday a joint investigation on the Recto Bank collision. “To find a proper solution, we suggest a joint investigation at an early date so the two sides can exchange respective initial findings and

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Angat Dam level hits low-level mark: Pagasa

June 20, 2019

Angat Dam on Thursday breached the low-level mark of 160 meters, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported.   As of 6 am, the dam’s water level fell to 160.73 meters, considered as critical level for domestic water

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Morales to lead PhilHealth: Duque

June 20, 2019

Retired Army Gen. Ricardo Morales is set to take over the leadership of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). This was announced by Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, adding  Morales has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte Morales was earlier

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Collado is Armed Forces of the Philippines vice chief of staff

June 20, 2019

Vice Admiral Gaudencio Collado, Jr.  became the next vice chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in a ceremony in Quezon City on Thursday. “The incoming VCSAFP is Vice Admiral Gaudencio Collado, Jr. He is the incumbent

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JICA to provide P432b loans for Philippine railway projects

June 20, 2019

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said it will commit an additional 900 billion yen or P432 billion in loans for Philippine railway projects. “We project to commit about 1.3 trillion yen for railway project. In total, we have only

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Duterte promotes, awards military officers before leaving for ASEAN Summit

June 20, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he signed the promotion of some military officers before he leaves for Bangkok to attend the 34th ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit on June 21. During his visit at the 8th

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Suspected NPA killed, three arrested in South Cotabato

June 20, 2019

An alleged member of New People’s Army (NPA) was killed while three others were captured in a series of operations in South Cotabato early this week. 1Lt. Efrwn James Halawig, civil military officer of the 27th Infantry Battalion, said last

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