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Lorenzana admits ongoing Marawi battle “a lesson for everyone”

July 25, 2017

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana admitted to a business forum on Tuesday what happened in Marawi is “a lesson for everyone” after President Rodrigo Duterte revealed there was a failure in intelligence. “What happened in Marawi is a lesson for everyone

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19 injured as 17 vehicles collide at C5 Ortigas flyover

July 25, 2017

At least 17 vehicles collided on Tuesday northbound at C5 Ortigas flyover, leaving 19 people injured and which resulted to heavy three hour traffic. According to an initial report, a ten-wheeler truck lost control of its brakes at 10:22 am.

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Senate passes bill requiring motorcycles to have bigger license plates

July 25, 2017

The Senate passed on third and final reading a bill that would require motorcycles and scooters to have bigger license plates for easy identification to prevent motorcycle riding criminals from easily getting away after committing a crime. Senate Bill No.

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Assistance to OFWs to be raised to P1 billion: Duterte

July 25, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said assistance to overseas Filipino workers would be increased to P1 billion. During his State of the Nation Address on Monday, Duterte cited the contributions of the OFWs to the country. “They are our heroes. They and

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Justice department clears 30 Chinese of kidnap-for-ransom raps

July 25, 2017

The justice department cleared 30 Chinese implicated in kidnapping for ransom operations targeting foreign casino players in the country. In a nine-page resolution Tuesday, Assistant. State Prosecutor Phillip Dela Cruz dismissed kidnapping and serious illegal detention charges filed by the

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China urges Philippines, ASEAN to resist intervention of “ non-regional forces” in South China Sea disputes

July 25, 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday urged the Philippines and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to resist intervention of “non-regional forces” in the South China Sea disputes. Wang, who is on an official visit here, warned some forces

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3 foreigners banned for alleged skimming of bank ATM machine

July 25, 2017

Three foreigners were arrested for allegedly withdrawing money from an automated teller machine of a BPI Family Bank branch at McArthur Highway, San Fernando, Pampanga on Monday. A press statement from the Region 3 Police Office on Tuesday said Radu

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Duterte accepts P25b tax settlement from Mighty Corp.

July 24, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered on Monday the Department of Finance and the Bureau of Internal Revenue to accept the P25-billion tax settlement being offered by cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corporation. In his second State of the Nation Address, the Chief Executive

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