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Mison named AFP vice chief of staff, Vingson deputy chief of staff

January 12, 2017

Lieutenant General Salvador Melchor Mison Jr is  the new vice chief of staff, and Rear Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr is  the new deputy chief of staff, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said on Thursday. Mison has moved up to

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Power restored in 80% of homes affected by “Nina”

January 12, 2017

Eighty percent of homes affected by last month’s typhoon “Nina” have been restored as of Thursday morning, the energy department said, Citing  the National Electrification Administration (NEA), it said  80.69 percent or 1,368,040 of total households affected by Typhoon Nina

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Survey says Filipinos trust US and Japan the most, distrust China, Russia

January 12, 2017

Seventy-six percent of Filipinos said Thursday they trust the US and Japan more  along with the United Nations but show distrust for China and Russia. Pulse Asia, polling 1200 Filipinos from December 6-11, said the US topped response of 76

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Abe arrives in Manila for first leg of four-nation trip

January 12, 2017

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila for his state visit to the Philippines on January 12, 2017. Presidential Photo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Manila for an official visit  at

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Remaining 98 escapees from North Cotabato jail may take “end of January” to be recaptured 

January 12, 2017

An official of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) said it will take authorities till “the end of January” to recapture  the remaining 98 prisoners who escaped from a jail in North Cotabato last week In a statement

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Ombudsman dismisses 9 PDAF and Malampaya scam cohorts    

January 12, 2017

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from the service of nine executives from the National Council for Muslim Filipinos ( NCMF) , Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and a senior staffer of a  senator  for their involvement

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Bomb scare grips Camp Crame

January 11, 2017

Three boxes were spotted beside the Philippine National Police general hospital Wednesday afternoon but bomb experts later said they were duds. A policeman wearing a bomb disposal suit conducted disruption procedures. The area was declared safe shortly before 5 p.m,

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Police arrest a suspect in killing of eight fishermen

January 11, 2017

Zamboanga City – Police Tuesday night arrested a suspect in the  shooting incident of a fishing boat where eight fishermen were killed.. Supt. Rogelio Alabata, regional police spokesman, said Midzfar Nuno, 32, was arrested by the combined operatives of Curuan

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