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Palace thumbs down call to postpone 2022 national polls amid COVID-19

September 25, 2020

Malacañang rejected on Friday a proposal by a lawmaker to postpone the 2022 national elections amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the holding of elections is a public service that the government must ensure

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COVID-19 vaccine by April 2021 is ‘best case scenario’ 

September 25, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Friday said a vaccine against COVID-19 by April 2021 is the “best case scenario” for the country. In a virtual press briefing, FDA Director General Eric Domingo said they expect to approve and register

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Soldiers discover IED factory in Maguindanao

September 25, 2020

Government troops discovered an improvised bomb factory in Maguindanao on Friday afternoon. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, JTF Central Commander, said the troops of the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion were conducting combat clearing operation when they found the improvised explosive device

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New COVID-19 cases at 2,630: DOH

September 25, 2020

New coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases fell below 3,000 for the fifth day as the Department of Health (DOH) reported 2,630 new cases on Friday. This brought total COVID-19 cases to 299, 361, it added. The National Capital Region (NCR) drew

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Former rebels reveal NPA arms cache in Zamboanga del Norte to military

September 25, 2020

Government troops on Friday recovered eight high-powered firearms after former rebels revealed their arms cache in Zamboanga del Norte to the military. Capt. Clint Antipala, public affairs chief of the 1st Infantry Division, said the NPA fighters who surrendered recently

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Local officials must work harder to clear their barangays of illegal drugs:PDEA

September 25, 2020

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday said with 33 percent of barangays still not cleared from illegal drugs, local government units (LGU) in these areas must work harder to eliminate the menace. In a press conference, PDEA Director

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AFP reiterates that it does not post false information on Facebook

September 25, 2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) assured the public on Friday that it does not spread fake information amid the reported shut down of Facebook accounts linked to uniformed organizations. “The AFP does not spread fake news nor does

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Military, police fail to serve arrest warrant for murder suspect in Rizal

September 25, 2020

The military and police failed to serve an arrest warrant on a person accused of murder and illegal possession of firms operation in Rizal Province on Wednesday. Lt. Col. Rimrad Feraer, commanding officer of the 80th Infantry Battalion, said the

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