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Poe tops Pulse Asia senatorial poll, but Go makes big climb

February 15, 2019

Senator Grace Poe led Pulse Asia’s senatorial preference survey but former presidential aide Christopher ”Bong” Go surged to a tie for sixth to 12th place in a poll released on Friday. Poe, one of the seven senators seeking re-election, tallied

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78 more police commandos promoted for ”heroism” in 2017 Marawi clash

February 15, 2019

The National Police Commission (Napolcom) passed a resolution promoting 78 Philippine National Police- Special Action Force members who fought during the five-month battle of Marawi in 2017. In a phone interview with The Daily Manila Shimbun on Friday, Napolcom vice

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P500m worth of suspected cocaine recovered off Dinagat, Siargao islands

February 15, 2019

A total of P500 million worth of alleged cocaine in blocks were recovered by police in the waters of Dinagat and Siargao islands. In a report on Friday, the Caraga region police office said 48 blocks of suspected cocaine were

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Duterte urges parents to have their children vaccinated vs measles

February 15, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte urged parents to allow their children to have anti-measles vaccination. Duterte made the call in a video message aired over national television Friday night. He raised alarm over the rising cases of measles which could lead to

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4 alleged NPAs, two soldier die in Bukidnon clash

February 15, 2019

Four alleged New People’s Army (NPA) members and two soldiers were killed in an encounter  in Bukidnon on Thursday night. Capt. Regie Go, public affairs officer of the 4th Infantry Division,  said troops of 1st Special Forces Battalion were conducting community

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Police say Japanese restaurant was not robbed last Monday

February 15, 2019

National Capital Region Police Director Guillermo Eleazar on Friday belied reports a Japanese restaurant in Quezon City was held up last February 11. Eleazar denounced the post circulating in social media about an alleged robbery at Nomiya Izakaya Japanese restaurant

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Palace says it’s Maria Ressa who is abusing ”power as journalist”

February 15, 2019

Malacanang said on Friday that Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is the one abusing her ”power as a journalist”. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after Ressa, who was detained overnight at the National Bureau of Investigation headquarters after she

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Sumitomo Mitsui promises on-time construction of facilities in train project

February 15, 2019

Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., Ltd. (SMCC) on Friday promised on-time construction with best quality of the three stations, as well as the viaduct and embankment that they will build under the North- South Commuter Railway Project. The SMCC will construct

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