The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Palace hails security forces for thwarting Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol

April 12, 2017

Malacanang lauded on Wednesday the government forces for foiling the supposed attack by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol, a tourist destination province in the country. “The Palace commends the timely action of our military and police that thwarted the evil

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Magnitude 6 quake damages structures in Lanao del Sur

April 12, 2017

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolted Wednesday dawn Wao town in Lanao del Sur, damaging several structures, including houses, school, mosques and roads. The Office of Civil Defense in Autonomous Area of Muslim Mindanao said some 40 houses were partially damaged

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2 Abu Sayyaf sub-leaders, 9 followers surrender – AFP

April 12, 2017

Almost a dozen of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits, including two sub-leaders, surrendered to government authorities Tuesday night, military said on Wednesday. In a press conference in Camp Aguinaldo, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo

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Major quakes in matter of days, not new in PH, Phivolcs chief says

April 12, 2017

The series of major earthquakes in the Philippines in a matter of days, the latest of which was the magnitude 6.0 in Wao, Lanao del Sur on Wednesday morning, were not new as these also occurred in the 1990s, the

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Abu Sayyaf sub-leader killed in Bohol firefight, says military

April 12, 2017

An Abu Sayyaf sub leader was allegedly one of the six bandits killed in the a firefight on Tuesday in the island province of Bohol, military said on Wednesday. Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Eduardo Año

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Palace justifies inclusion of Mocha Uson in Duterte’s Middle East trip

April 11, 2017

Malacanang justified on Tuesday the inclusion of Mocha Uson, board member of Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, in the official delegation of President Rodrigo Duterte to his trip to the Middle East. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, in a

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Gov’t addressing national urgent concerns of Filipinos, Palace says

April 11, 2017

The Duterte administration is addressing the urgent concerns raised by the Filipinos in a recent survey, a Palace official said on Tuesday. A Pulse Asia survey in March showed the most urgent national concerns of Filipinos include increasing salaries of

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Soldier killed, two wounded in Cotabato

April 11, 2017

One soldier was killed while two others were wounded in an encounter in Cotabato province last Monday. Capt. Alexander Cabales, public affairs officer of the Army’s 10th Infantry Division,  said troops were conducting combat operation when they encountered around 40

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