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Military said there are features in the Spratlys can be occupied by AFP

April 7, 2017

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año confirmed there are features within the Philippine exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in Spratlys that may be occupied by the military. “Within our EEZ, there are submerged lands or

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Palace urges vigilance after arrest of 2 suspected IS members

April 7, 2017

Malacanang urged on Friday the public to remain vigilant following the arrest of two suspected international terrorists. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the arrest in Taguig City of a Kuwaiti and a Syrian national who are suspected

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Philippines needs to diversify crops, instead of mostly focusing on rice, to cut poverty: OECD

April 7, 2017

The Philippines should diversify its crops by not focusing mostly on rice in order to reduce poverty and improve food security, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Friday. A report on agricultural policies in the Philippines showed

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Pilot, engineer top 10 high-paying jobs: survey

April 7, 2017

Study to be an aircraft pilot, navigator, and flight engineer and you have be earning a monthly salary of P156,823, a survey by the labor department’s bureau of labor employment said. A statement by the labor department Friday cite the

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Military reservist suspected of belonging to crime syndicate killed

April 7, 2017

A military reservist who is allegedly a member of a crime syndicate called “Kuratong Balaleng” was killed in a law enforcement operation in Misamis Oriental last Thursday. Superintendent Lemuel Gonda, regional public information officer identified the slain suspect as Anthony

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AFP says response to threat of chemical warfare is on “a limited scale”

April 7, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed that the government has capability to respond to a threat of chemical warfare but on “a limited scale.” “There is such a thing as a capability called CBRN, and this acronym stands

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Bulacan environment execs axed for coddling illegal mining activities

April 7, 2017

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from the service of two high-ranking officials from the Bulacan Environment and Natural Resources Office (BENRO) for grave misconduct in connection with mining activities in the province, a statement said Friday.

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NBI files criminal raps vs 3 British nationals in alleged “boiler room” scheme

April 7, 2017

The National Bureau of Investigation on Friday asked the Department of Justice to criminally prosecute three British nationals in “boiler room operations” which allegedly sells non-existent securities to prospective investors. In a complaint, the NBI accused British nationals — Andrew

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