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Authorities hold Egyptian on links with alleged Islamic militants in Zamboanga City

February 26, 2018

Security forces held another Egyptian national Sunday in the southern Philippine city of Zamboanga on suspicion he is working with Islamic militants. Authorities detained for investigation the suspect, Mohamed Shaabab Abdelaziz, who was on a boat for Isabela City in

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Drilon’s warning to railroad Cha-cha “speculative”, Roque says

February 26, 2018

Malacanang called on Monday as “speculative” the warning of Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon  administration allies in the House of Representatives would suspend again the holding of the barangay and youth elections to railroad Charter change. In a press briefing,

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Duterte’s absence in People Power commemoration not an attempt to diminish the event, Roque says

February 26, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s skipping for the second consecutive years the commemoration of the Edsa People Power Revolution was not an attempt to diminish the event, Malacanang said on Monday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said even if

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JICA vows support to Philippine transport infra projects to curb traffic

February 26, 2018

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) vowed continuing support to the Philippines’ key transport infrastructure projects to help address Metro Manila traffic problems, according to a statement on Monday. Under the Philippines’ Build Build Build program, JICA is supporting transport

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AFP verifying info that terrorists allegedly regrouping after Marawi siege

February 26, 2018

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is verifying a reported regrouping of terrorists after the armed conflict in Marawi City last year, a spokesman said Monday. “The AFP is continuously monitoring and verifying every information related to any alleged

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Duterte not engaged in politicizing Dengvaxia mess, Palace says

February 26, 2018

If there is anyone engaged in politicizing the Dengvaxia mess, President Rodrigo Duterte was not one of them, Malacanang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque was reacting to the statement of former President Benigno Aquino III, who said the

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PNP to investigate why dismissed cop found with Marwan’s widow

February 26, 2018

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will investigate a dismissed policeman who was arrested with widow of bombmaker Marwan in Lanao del Norte last Sunday. PNP Director General Ronald Dela Rosa said Monday the investigation aims to determine the possible link

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Palace welcomes arrest of Marwan widow

February 26, 2018

Malacanang welcomed on Monday the arrest of the widow of Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan, in Lanao del Norte. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the arrest of  Juromee Dongon and her four relatives, including his brother-in-law

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