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NPA member killed in Davao Oriental encounter with Army

March 31, 2017

One member of New People’s Army (NPA) was killed while two soldiers were wounded in an encounter in Davao Oriental on Thursday morning. Captain Rhyan Batchar, Army’s 10th Infantry Battalion spokesman, said troops of 28th and 66th Infantry Battalion were

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Two soldiers, 10 NPAs killed in Quezon encounter

March 31, 2017

Two soldiers and 10 members of New People’s Army (NPA) were killed while two were wounded in an encounter in Quezon Province last Thursday. 1Lt Xy-zon Meneses, Army’s 2nd Infantry Division, public affairs chief said the troops of 80th Infantry

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Duterte says he won’t be a dictator

March 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he would rather leave the presidency than becoming a dictator. In a speech during the awarding of the Go Negosyo’s Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs 2017 in Malacanang, Duterte said he would do what he thinks

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Panelo says supplemental impeachment against Duterte nonsense

March 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief presidential legal counsel branded on Thursday as “nonsense” the supplemental impeachment complaint against the chief executive by a lawmaker. Secretary Salvador Panelo even considered the supplemental impeachment complaint filed by Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano as a

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Shabu industry is a conspiracy, says Duterte

March 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday the shabu industry is a “conspiracy” of all. In a speech in an event in Malacanang, Duterte explained why there were poor people who died in his administration’s war against illegal drugs. “They said,

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Duterte calls media corrupt, particularly Inquirer, ABS-CBN

March 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte accused on Thursday media, particularly the Philippine Daily Inquirer and ABS-CBN television network, as corrupt. In a speech during the mass oath-taking of the newly appointed officials in Malacanang, Duterte said when the “candidate” of the two

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Jails heavily overcrowded since war on drugs began: BJMP

March 30, 2017

Jails nationwide are literally bursting at the seams since the Duterte administration began its war against drugs in July 2016. The average congestion rate is about 555 percent as of February, said Chief Superintendent Allan Iral, deputy chief for operations

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One killed, 7 nabbed in law enforcement operation in Sulu

March 30, 2017

A member of a lawless group was killed while seven others including their leader were arrested in a joint law enforcement operation in Sulu on Wednesday, a regional military spokesperson said Thursday. Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay, Western Mindanao Command spokesperson, said

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