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Chinese suspects nabbed for smuggling scheming device at NAIA

September 28, 2017

Two Chinese passengers were arrested by the Bureau of Customs -Ninoy Aquino International Airport (BOC-NAIA) on September 25 after carrying alleged smuggled scheming device at NAIA Terminal 1. Gong Yongjie, 26, and Wang Ji, 22, both from Guangzhou, China were

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Duterte has no hidden wealth, Abella says

September 27, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has no ill-gotten wealth, Malacanang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella made the statement following the move of the Office of the Ombudsman to investigate him and other members of his family regarding their alleged undeclared wealth.

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PAL “ready to submit” compromise on navigational charges

September 27, 2017

Philippine Airlines said it submitted its offer to pay navigational charges to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines “which is more than the amount covered by the CAAP supporting invoices received by PAL.” In a statement, PAL said “it

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Palace says SWS survey on drug war has “leading” questions

September 27, 2017

Malacanang questioned the objectivity of a latest survey showing majority of Filipinos expressed “disbelief” over the government’s war on drugs due to alleged extrajudicial killings. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the 2nd Quarter Social Weather Stations (SWS)

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PNP says they have “basis” to show suspects fought back in police operations

September 27, 2017

The Philippine National Police said Wednesday they have “basis” that those killed in police operations fought back after a Social Weather Station survey that half of their respondents doubted the suspects retaliated. “Our answer is that we have basis. We have investigation

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NDRRMC holds third quarter quake drill

September 27, 2017

The National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) led the third quarter nationwide earthquake drill on Wednesday afternoon. According to Romina Marasigan, NDRRMC spokesperson, based on initial estimate there were around 171,553 persons who participated. The participants include student, teachers,

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Vietnamese fishing boat had six bullet holes: Pangasinan police

September 27, 2017

The Vietnamese fishing boat which rammed the port side of the Philippine Navy vessel has six bullet holes, said Pangasinan Police Provincial Office “During the investigation, it was also ascertained said Vietnamese vessel incurred six bullet holes on its bow

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Lorenzana says gov’t sticks to goal ending Marawi fighting by end-September

September 27, 2017

The government is keeping its goal to finish the Marawi City crisis at the end of September  but Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the situation remains tough. “That’s what people on the ground told me, so I trust them. I’m not the

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