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SENATOR Juan Miguel Zubiri wants fellow senators to visit the “ground zero” in Marawi City so they can see for themselves the extent of the damage caused by the war between the government and local terrorists. “We will ask the committee to visit the place and ask for a briefing…

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THERE is no need to lift martial law in Mindanao yet since the main battle area in Marawi City has to be cleared first of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) left behind by the Maute extremists, some senators said. Senators Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan 2nd and Juan Miguel Zubiri stressed this amid…

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THE National Police Commission (Napolcom) conducted the second entrance and promotional examinations for the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday nationwide. Four venues were designated as testing centers for the examinations in Metro Manila. These are in Fort Bonifacio High School, Benigno Aquino High School, Makati High School and Pitogo…

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THE Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) tightened its security for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) to be held at Clark, Pampanga on Monday and Tuesday, a military spokesman said on Sunday. Lt. Col. Isagani Nato said  about 200 troopers would be deployed to monitor the overall security of…

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LOW-cost carrier Cebu Pacific cancelled its Manila to Japan flights on Sunday due to Super typhoon Paolo (international name: Lan), according to a statement on Sunday. Affected flights are: 5J 828 Manila – Osaka 5J 827 Osaka – Manila 5J 5038 Manila – Nagoya 5J 5039 Nagoya – Manila According to Cebu…

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TYPHOON “Paolo” (international name: Lan) is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) but an intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) will bring rains to Southern Luzon and Visayas, the state-run weather bureau said Sunday morning. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Paolo was last located at…

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Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo has called on the Duterte administration to make the price of new environment-friendly jeepneys affordable for drivers. Robredo made the appeal in the wake of President Rodrigo Duterte’s tirade against jeepney drivers protesting the government’s efforts to modernize jeepneys. In a recent speech, the…

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Remaining hostages and members of the Islamic State-linked Maute Group have been “mixing up” within the main battle area in Marawi City, prompting the military to order segregation, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año said on Thursday night. Año disclosed that the military’s intelligence…

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Sen. Panfilo Lacson supports the plan of the Manila Police District (MPD) to use entries in the group chat of Aegis Juris Fraternity members as electronic evidence in the charges to be filed against several fratmen tagged behind the hazing death of freshman law student Horacio Castillo 3rd. Lacson also…

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