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Duterte, Indian president to hold bilateral meeting in Malacanang

October 16, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to receive in Malacanang later this week Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, who will undertake a state visit to the Philippines from October 17 to 21. A bilateral meeting between the two leaders will take

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Teacher survives after being shot in front of students in Bukidnon

October 16, 2019

A member of Alliance for Concerned Teachers (ACT) partylist survived after she was shot in front of her students in Valencia City, Bukidnon on Tuesday. A report from Valencia City Police Station identified the victim as Zhaydee Cabañalez, 34 and

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New NCRPO chief may appoint more women police chiefs

October 16, 2019

Just like in Central Visayas, the new officer-in-charge of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Wednesday said he might appoint women police chiefs in Metro Manila. In an interview with reporters at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City,

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Ex-Speaker Belmonte named as special envoy to Japan

October 16, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has named former House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. as his special envoy to Japan. In the list of newly-appointed officials released by Malacanang on Wednesday, Belmonte is tasked to be the Special Envoy of the President to

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Gamboa orders cops not to play golf on weekdays

October 16, 2019

“No more golf on weekdays”. This is one of the marching orders of the Philippine National Police (PNP)  officer-in-charge, Police Lieutenant Colonel Archie Francisco Gamboa. In an interview with reporters, Gamboa said he got the authority last Tuesday that playing

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Cut movie’s ”offending” Chinese map scene: Locsin

October 16, 2019

Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Wednesday said a scene in THE animated film, Abominable, which showed China’s nine-dash line map in the South China Sea should be removed instead of banning it. “Of course they should cut out the

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Sinas assumes post as OIC of NCRPO

October 16, 2019

Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas on Wednesday officially assumed his post as officer-in-charge of the National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO). In his speech, Sinas said being chief of NCRPO is a “challenging assignment” adding Metro Manila is an extraordinarily

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AFP supports extending martial law in some Mindanao areas

October 15, 2019

The Armed Forces of the Philppines (AFP) expressed support on the extension of Martial Law in selective areas in Mindanao. “We have articulated our support to selective coverage of Martial Law as deemed warranted by the local chief executive and

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