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Seventh MRRV arrives from Japan: Coast Guard

March 2, 2018

The seventh unit of the Multi-Role Response Vessel (MRRV) of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) arrived in Manila from Japan on Thursday. Capt. Armando Balilo, PCG spokesman, said Friday the MRRV-4408 BRP Cape San Agustin arrived around 11 am at South

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EU ready to provide fresh aid of at least 170 million euros for Philippines

March 2, 2018

The European Union is ready to provide fresh aid, amounting to at least 170 million euros, for the Philippines despite Manila’s rejection of an earlier trade related assistance. In a press conference in Makati City, visiting European Commission Director-General for

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DILG creates special team to investigate reported Boracay pollution

March 2, 2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has created a special investigating team to probe the reported pollution at the world-famous tourist resort of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. DILG officer-in-charge Undersecretary Eduardo Ano said the 12-man team will also

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Philippines dares China to prove it’s trustworthy following survey showing Japan, US more trusted by Filipinos

March 2, 2018

The Philippines is challenging China to prove it is trustworthy following a latest survey showing Filipinos trust more the United States and Japan. In a press briefing in Tarlac, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said it was not surprising that the

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Nearly 900 NPAs surrendered to military since December: AFP

March 2, 2018

Nearly 900 members of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to government troops in Eastern Mindanao since December 21 2017, a military spokesman said Friday. Major Ezra Balagtey of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Eastern Mindanao Command said the number

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Alleged marijuana seller in Paranaque arrested

March 2, 2018

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) drug enforcement unit and operatives of the  Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested an alleged seller of marijuana in Parañaque City on Thursday. Michal Nordan, was arrested through a buy-bust operation by the NCRPO’s

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PNP says Tokhang bloodless in first month of operation

March 2, 2018

After a month, the Philippine National Police (PNP) Project Tokhang operations remained bloodless as a number of surrenderers increased over the past four weeks. As of March 1, 2018, the PNP, through the Directorate for Operations (DO), consolidated 5,543 Tokhang

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Suspected Abu Sayyaf said involved in 2001 kidnapping arrested in Zamboanga City

March 2, 2018

A suspected member of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) allegedly involved in a 17-year-old kidnapping incident at the Golden Harvest Plantation, was arrested in a law enforcement operation in Zamboanga City on Thursday afternoon Police Chief Inspector Helen Galvez, public affairs chief of

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