The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Duterte says will to go to NPA camp to urge them to surrender

June 20, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he is willing to go to the camp of the New People’s Army ( NPA) to encourage them to surrender to the government. In an unannounced visit at the 8th Infantry Division of Philippine

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Eleazar relieves Eastern Police District director allegedly hitting female cop

June 20, 2019

Police Major General Guillermo Eleazar, chief of National Capital Region  Police Office (NCRPO) on Wednesday administratively relieved the director of Eastern Police District ( EPD) for allegedly hitting a female cop in San Juan last month. In a statement, Eleazar

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PNP vows justice to family of ex-mayor slain inside hospital

June 20, 2019

The Philippine National Police ( PNP) on Thursday vowed justice to former Medellin Cebu Mayor Ricardo Ramirez who was shot dead inside a hospital. In a statement, Police Colonel Bernard Banac, PNP spokesperson, said this is case being investigated. Banac

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Panelo says US envoy told him MDT cannot be invoked ”without armed aggression”

June 20, 2019

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Thursday said he was told by US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim that the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) cannot be operational without “armed aggression”. In a TV  interview, Panelo said he discussed with Kim

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ASEAN Summit may not be place to discuss Recto Bank incident: Panelo

June 20, 2019

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Thursday said the 34th ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian) Summit in Bangkok may not be the proper venue to discuss the collision incident in Recto Bank but heads of states may decide to discuss

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Pinol joins fishermen in denouncing being abandoned by Chinese

June 19, 2019

Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol on Wednesday said he joins the 22 fishermen abandoned by a Chinese fishing vessel in Recto Bank in condemning the act whether the ramming of their ship is intentional or not. In a press briefing in

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Palace says decisions on Recto Bank case must not be based on ”conjecture”

June 19, 2019

Malacanang on Wednesday said government’s policy and action cannot be based on “conjecture, speculation or even emotion” after Senator Panfilo Lacson Jr recommended on invoking the Mutual Defense Treaty ( MDT) with the United States. “We thank the good Senator

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Lorenzana called on Filipinos to back restoring ROTC

June 19, 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana called on the Filipino people to support the reinstatement of mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program. “As a nation, we should celebrate the birth of our national hero who dazzled the world with his wisdom

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