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4 Abu Sayyaf members surrendered, military says

March 4, 2018

Four members of the Abu Sayyaf Group surrendered to the government forces in Sulu Saturday, military said on Sunday. Western Mindanao Command spokesperson Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay identified them as Raddoh Jamah and Saddam Hussein, both residents of Talipao town; and

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8 Reds arrested in separate operations

March 4, 2018

The government forces have arrested eight suspected members of the communist New People’s Army, two of them minors, in separate operations on Saturday. In a 45-minute firefight, the military nabbed six rebels, including the two child warriors, before dawn in Brgy.

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23 passport fixers nabbed in Metro Manila

March 4, 2018

Philippine authorities have arrested 23 alleged passport fixers in separate operations in three cities in Metro Manila since February. Southern Police District Chief Supt. Tomas Apolinario said police operatives conducted surveillance since February 15 for possible apprehension of fixers in

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Trillanes: Sereno’s removal other than impeachment “brazen usurpation” of congressional power

March 4, 2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes warned on Sunday other Supreme Court justices who would try to remove embattled Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno other than impeachment that they could face similar impeachment proceeding. Trillanes made the remark following reports that certain high

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DILG backs move requiring Barangay, SK candidates to submit resumé

March 4, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has expressed support on the proposal of an election watchdog to require candidates of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to submit at least a one-page resumé. DILG Assistant Secretary and

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PDEA Calabarzon head, 61 others relieved for alleged irregularities

March 4, 2018

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Aaron Aquino has ordered the relief of PDEA’s Calabarzon regional head and 61 others for alleged irregularities. In a statement, Aquino said Region IV Director Archie Grande and 61 agents, and administrative and technical

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Saudi, Qatar OFWs wooed to come home

March 4, 2018

The Philippine government will entice overseas Filipino workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar to return home for a chance to get employed locally or elsewhere overseas. This is what the labor department intends to do with the

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Philippines, Australian military drills end

March 3, 2018

The Philippines-Australia Army to Army exercises ended on Friday at the headquarters of the 10th Infantry Division at Camp General Manuel T Yan Sr in Mawab, Compostela Valley on Thursday, an Army statement said Saturday. The exercises, which began on

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