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Phivolcs revises Samar quake to magnitude 6.5

April 23, 2019

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) upgraded initially reported magnitude of the earthquake that hit San Julian, Eastern Visayas Tuesday from 6.2 to magnitude 6.5. The tectonic tremor was felt around 1:37 pm, with its epicenter located at

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PNP to validate info on Duterte ouster

April 23, 2019

The Philippine National Police ( PNP) on Tuesday said they will conduct validation on the “Ouster Plot” matrix against President Rodrigo Duterte that was released by Malacanang Monday. In a press briefing, Police General Oscar Albayalde said it is possible

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At least seven reported dead from 6.1 quake: NDRRMC

April 23, 2019

At least seven persons are reported dead with 24 missing following Monday’s magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Zambales and strongly felt in other parts of Luzon. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ( NDRMMC) made this report on Tuesday

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Magnitude 6.2 quake hits San Julian, Eastern Samar: Phivolcs

April 23, 2019

An earthquake measuring magnitude 6.2 struck San Julian in Eastern Samar, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ( Phivolcvs) said Tuesday. Phivolcs said in its bulletin damage and aftershocks are expected The earthquake, which occurred at 1:37 pm was

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Six soldiers killed in encounter with alleged NPAs in Samar

April 23, 2019

Six soldiers were killed while six were wounded in an encounter with alleged members of New People’s Army (NPA) in Samar province on early Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Noel Clement, Central Command chief, said troops were conducting combat patrol operation when

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Lorenzana dismisses claim of Sison military, police dissatisfied with Duterte

April 23, 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza dismissed the claim of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison there is a growing dissatisfaction with President Rodrigo Duterte within the ranks of military and police. “What dissatisfaction is he talking

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Three civilians wounded in BIFF attack in Maguindanao

April 23, 2019

Three civilians, including a militiaman, were wounded after Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked a community in Maguindanao last Sunday. Maj. Arvin Encinas, spokesman of the 6th Infantry Division, said the bandits attacked a civilian community and a Civilian Armed

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Palace suspends gov’t work in Metro Manila due to quake

April 23, 2019

Malacañang suspended on Tuesday work in government offices in Metro Manila after a powerful earthquake struck the metropolis and nearby provinces. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea has issued a memorandum order suspending the government work in

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