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Authorities arrest individuals for selling overpriced medical items

April 10, 2020

Authorities apprehended individuals for selling overpriced and hoarded medical items worth a total of P238,500 in a series of operations early this week. Maj. Aristides Galang, Philippine Air Force (PAF) spokesman, said a female suspect was arrested in Benavidez Street

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QC cops haul P2 million worth of illegal drugs

April 10, 2020

Despite Holy Week, the Quezon City Police District confiscated around P2 million worth of illegal drugs from two suspects in a buy-bust operation last Thursday. Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, Quezon City police director, said they arrested two alleged drug peddlers

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Education Secretary Briones positive for COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Thursday said she tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a statement, the 79-year-old Briones said she received the result from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) last Wednesday. “This has been

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Duterte hopes “spirit of Lent” inspires Filipinos to move ahead with faith and peace

April 10, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed hope that the “spirit of Lent” inspires Filipinos to move ahead with faith and peace as they observe the Lenten season amid the coronavirus disease pandemic. In his Lenten message issued on Thursday, Duterte said

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NCRPO cop positive for COVID-19 recovers

April 10, 2020

A cop who was tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has recovered, according to the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Friday. Police Major General Debold Sinas, NCRPO chief, confirmed the recovery of NCRPO patient #3 who was

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Bodyguard of Negros Oriental vice mayor shot dead

April 10, 2020

A bodyguard of Guihulngan City Vice Mayor Ernesto Reyes was shot dead by riding-in-tandem gunmen last Thursday night, according to Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office. Chief Master Sergeant Edilberto Euraoba III, Negros Oriental police spokesperson, said the victim was Belarmino

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At least 1,000 quarantine violators arrested in Cavite

April 10, 2020

At least 1,000 violators of the enhanced community quarantine were arrested by the Cavite police during an overnight anti- criminality drive last Thursday. Colonel Marlon Santos, Cavite provincial director, said a total of 1, 003 violated provincial ordinance, EO-10 Series

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Duterte asks lessors to suspend house rentals

April 10, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has urged residential lessors to suspend in the meantime rental payments as people have been saving for their food amid the coronavirus disease crisis. “I got reports that the people who have been renting their houses are

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