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PNP says it is still” winning the drug war”

October 15, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday insisted they are still “winning” the drug war amid controversy.  In a television interview over ANC, PNP Officer-in-Charge Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa said the credibility of the police force remainss the same. “I

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Unidentified man fell into MRT-3 tracks, service disrupted at least 2 hours

October 15, 2019

Operations of Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) were temporarily disrupted Tuesday noon  after an unidentified person fell into the tracks between Ayala and Buendia stations.  The person is still unidentified, officials said. “At 12:16 pm today, a street vagrant jumped

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Troops recover six homemade bombs in Basilan

October 15, 2019

Troops recovered six improvised bombs following a 20-minute encounter with members of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Basilan early Tuesday morning. Maj. Arvin Encinas, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) spokesman, said the encounter occurred in

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Palace says up to MTRCB, DFA to decide on whether “Abominable” to be pulled in PH

October 15, 2019

Malacanang said on Tuesday it would be up to the concerned government agencies if it would pull out from theaters  “Abominable,” a movie that showed China’s internationally rejected nine-dash line. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that

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SC orders Robredo, Marcos to comment on report

October 15, 2019

The Supreme Court, sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal, on Tuesday did not decide the election protest filed by former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. challenging the proclamation of Vice President Ma. Leonor Robredo in the 2016 polls. The tribunal ordered the

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Palace says no special treatment amid Davao City’s call to lift martial law in Duterte’s hometown

October 15, 2019

Malacanang said on Tuesday that Davao City’s call for the exemption from martial law imposition could not be considered as a “special treatment.” In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said he has yet to ask President Rodrigo Duterte

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Duterte asks PNOC-EC chief to quit for “loss of confidence”

October 15, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Pedro Aquino, Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC)-Exploration Corp. to submit his resignation for “loss of confidence,” Malacañang said on Tuesday. “The President’s order is still in line,

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Casem assumes command over Philippine Marines

October 15, 2019

Major Gen. Alvin Parreño, deputy commander of a task force that freed Marawi City from a siege of Islamic militants in 2017, relinquished his post as commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps in a ceremony in Taguig City on Monday.

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