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CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga: The state-owned Clark Development Corporation (CDC) is hounded by widespread labor and corruption problems that threaten to paralyze the entire Freeport operations or worse, result to a total shutdown. Unimpeachable sources, in an interview with The Manila Times, warned that the situation is like a ticking time…

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A military reward, including a possible promotion to the next higher rank in the reserve force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), awaits Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in recognition of his boxing achievement after he demolished American boxer Timothy Bradley via a unanimous decision on Sunday. The boxing…

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THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Monday that mining operations, both legal and illegal, are sources of funds the New People’s Army (NPA). Maj. Gen. Ricardo Visaya, commander of the Mindanao-based Fourth Infantry Division, said the recent NPA raid on Agusan del Norte-based Philippine Alstron Mining Company…

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GOVERNMENT security forces and New People’s Army (NPA) rebels on Thursday engaged in a running gun battle in a hinterland village in Negros Oriental that left two rebels dead and scores of others injured. Capt. Cresencio Gargar, spokesperson of the 302nd Infantry Brigade, Third Infantry Division (ID), said the 20-minute…

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A messy “proxy war” is going on between two Aquino-appointed top officials at the graft-ridden Bureau of Customs (BOC) with both camps accusing each other of alleged corruption. The animosity between the office of Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence Group (IG) Jessie Dellosa and Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement Group (EG) Ariel…

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SEVENTY-two members of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in Eastern Mindanao region have surrendered to government security forces, bringing along with them 69 assorted high-powered fireams. Spokesman Capt. Christian Uy of the 4th Infantry Division said that majority of those who surrendered were regular NPA members while the others…

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THE Department of National Defense (DnD) will sign today a deal for the acquisition of 12 FA-50 fighter jets and eight helicopters for the Philippine Air Force worth P23.7 billion. Armed Forces chief Gen. Emmanuel Bautista and the representatives of the Korean Aerospace Industries (KIA) and the Canadian Commercial Corp.…

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The Philippine and United States negotiating panels have started their seventh round of talks on a proposed enhanced defense cooperation leading to a “new model” for mutual ties, confident of hammering out soon a final agreement that is responsive to the evolving defense requirements of both countries amid changing regional…

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THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has created a five-man special investigation board to look into the new appeal and other issues raised by dismissed Philippine Military Academy (PMA) First Class Cadet Jeff Cudia and his family. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala on Wednesday said the board was…

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Ninety-five women were rescued and at least seven suspected members of a human trafficking syndicate were arrested Monday by members of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) in Lingayen, Pangasinan. Authorities said the human trafficking ring recruits Filipino women to work as online prostitutes for Japanese men. The PAOCC-initiated operation…

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