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Marine killed, three wounded in clash with alleged NPAs in Palawan

July 14, 2020

A Marine was killed while three others were wounded in a 10-minute clash with alleged New People’s Army (NPA) members in Palawan on Monday. Capt. Orchelyn Bobis, spokesperson of the 3rd Marine Brigade, said the Marine Battalion Landing Team 3

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PSE index ends flat, peso at P49.41:$1

July 14, 2020

The Philippine Stock Exchange ( PSE) ended flat on Tuesday as it closed 0.24 points higher to 6,172.81. In the broader market, there were 126 losers, 87 gainers and 29 unchanged. Volume reached 5.8 billion shares worth P5.13 billion from

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Philippines won’t abandon arbitral ruling, says Palace

July 14, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration will not abandon the ruling of the United Nations Arbitral Tribunal favoring the Philippines by declaring China’s “historic” and “sovereign” claim in almost the entire South China Sea as invalid, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson

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WHO says Philippine needs to speed up contact tracing, isolation of individuals infected with COVID-19

July 14, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday the Philippines should further strengthen its contact tracing and isolation of individuals who could have been exposed to a person infected with the coronavirus disease. In a virtual forum with the Foreign

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SC defers tackling ABS-CBN petition vs NTC’s cease and desist order

July 14, 2020

The Supreme Court deferred deliberation on ABS-CBN Corp.  petition seeking to set aside the cease and desist order of the National Telecommunications Commission after its franchise expired on May 5. SC spokesperson Brian Keith Hosaka on Tuesday said the High

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New COVID-19 cases below 1,000 for second day

July 14, 2020

For the second straight day, the Department of Health (DOH) reported new cases lower than 1,000. On Tuesday, DOH said new cases reached 634, bringing the total to 57, 545. Active cases, which exclude deaths and recoveries are at 35,

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Gov’t to do house-to-house search for persons positive of COVID-19, bring them to isolation facility: Año

July 14, 2020

Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said there will be house-to-house search to bring persons who tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) but are inside their home. “What we need here is cooperation. To our people if you

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Lorenzana to undergo self-quarantine once more as staff positive for COVID-19

July 14, 2020

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana will undergo self-quarantine again after one of his staff was tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Lorenzana made his announcement Tuesday after his visit in Jolo, Sulu with President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday. This will

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