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Duterte to meet military, police over Jolo shooting: Año

July 2, 2020

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Thursday said President Rodrigo Duterte will talk to the commanders of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) in the Western Mindanao Command area to assure their relations will not

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More cops with COVID-19 are asymptomatic: Gamboa

July 2, 2020

The chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said as the number of cops infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) increases, most of their cases are asymptomatic. In a press briefing in Laguna, Police General Archie Francisco Gamboa said

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Galvez blames inefficient home quarantine for surge in COVID-19 cases in Cebu City

July 2, 2020

National Task Force Against COVID-19 Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. on Thursday blamed the wrong enforcement of home quarantine for the surge of coronavirus cases in Cebu City. In a virtual press briefing, the official, who visited Cebu, also cited

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Camiguin, Basilan requests to stop entry of stranded persons: Lorenzana

July 2, 2020

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the island provinces of Camiguin and Basilan requested to stop the entry of locally stranded individuals (LSI) in their area. “Two island provinces the other day requested that they will not receive the locally stranded

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Duterte’s 4 years in office “great,” says Palace

July 2, 2020

The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte had a “great” performance during the first four years, Malacañang said on Thursday. Duterte marked his fourth year in office on June 30. “So, it was actually a great performance as far as the

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Anti-terror bill for “final review” – Palace

July 2, 2020

The controversial anti-terror bill is now “for final review,” Malacañang said on Thursday. In a virtual press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Office of the Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs has already completed its review of the

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Gov’t eyeing to tap OP fund to compensate health workers – Palace

July 2, 2020

Malacañang said on Thursday that the government might tap funds from the Office of the President for the compensation of health workers who would be critically ill or die due to coronavirus disease. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry

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Lorenzana expresses concern over China’s war games in disputed areas in South China Sea

July 2, 2020

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expressed concern over China’s recent war games conducted in the disputed  areas in the South China Sea. “We view that with alarm… If they did it in their part of the South China Sea then it’s

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