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KUALA LUMPUR: Eleven Indonesian pirates have been jailed for 16 years each for attempting to hijack an oil tanker off the coast of Malaysia, an official said Thursday. The pirates tried to hijack the Thai-flagged tanker, which was carrying seven million ringgit ($1.7 million) worth of diesel, off the coast…

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UNITED NATIONS: North Korea’s nuclear threat takes center stage at the United Nations on Thursday as US President Donald Trump holds talks with leaders of Japan and South Korea and the Security Council meets to push for sanctions to be enforced against Pyongyang. After threatening to “totally destroy North Korea”…

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COMMISSION on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista is far from being off the hook even after the House of Representatives dismissed the impeachment complaint filed against him. Lawyer Lorna Kapunan whose client is Bautista’s estranged wife Patricia said she remained hopeful that one-third of the congressmen would overturn the decision of…

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THE Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) and the Tactical Operations Command (TOC) of the Philippine Air Force in Western Mindanao held its joint interoperability training exercises or joint maritime operations for the first time. The exercises, codenamed as NFWM-3TOW (3rd Tactical Operations Wing) Interoperability Exercise “Ayudahan” 2017, was held at…

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has no plans of declaring martial law nationwide amid growing protests against his administration’s war on drugs, alleged extrajudicial killings, and military rule in Mindanao, Malacañang said on Thursday. In a television interview, Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said Duterte declared Thursday a “National Day of Protest” to…

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THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) moved the Third Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill to September 27. The rescheduled activity is contained in Memorandum 117 dated September 20, a copy of which was released to media on Thursday. The NDRRMC and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) ordered…

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THE United States (US) Embassy in Roxas Boulevard turned into a virtual fortress on Thursday in preparation for any eventuality that may arise from the convergence of various cause-oriented groups and people organizations at the Luneta Park. Stationed in front, across and at the side of the Embassy were some…

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NEVER again to martial law and dictatorship. This was the message of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo on the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by the late president Ferdinand Marcos. “Marcos’s dictatorship showed us that lack of courage, apathy and not speaking up to abuses will…

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