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Duterte warns US from making Philippine bases its depots

January 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned the United States from making some of Philippine military bases in the country to be their depots, saying he could “ultimately abrogate” its treaties with America. In a press conference Sunday night in Malacanang, Duterte

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3 dead in Caraga flooding

January 29, 2017

At least three people died due to massive flooding brought by continuous rain from low pressure area in Caraga Region, Office of the Civil Defense said on Sunday. OCD identified the fatalities as Archie Jayuma, 22, from Sibagat, Agusan del

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Indonesian one of 15 killed in Lanao del Sur airstrike – AFP

January 29, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines confirmed on Sunday that an Indonesian terror suspect was one of the 15 reported killed during an airstrike by the military in Lanao Del Sur Wednesday evening. Basilan-based Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon was

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Philippines respects US ban of citizens from 7 Muslim countries

January 29, 2017

The Philippines respects the policy of the United States barring refugees and citizens of seven Muslim countries, an official said on Sunday. “In the first place, we respect the policy of the United States of America if they have prohibitions

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No guns outside homes in Pasay, Paranaque ahead of Miss Universe pageant

January 29, 2017

The Philippine National Police has suspended the permit to carry firearms outside residence in the cities of Pasay and Paranaque as part of the security measures for the  Miss Universe pageant coronation day. Chief Inspector Kimberly Molitas, spokesperson of the

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DOF addresses Japanese concerns over VAT refund claims

January 29, 2017

The Department of Finance has issued a new set of revenue regulations for value added tax (VAT) credit or refund claims to address the concerns of foreign investors, particularly by the Japanese. In a statement on Sunday, the DOF said

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Palace expresses support to Philippine Miss Universe candidate

January 28, 2017

Palace expressed support to Maxine Medina, the Philippine candidate for Miss Universe beauty contest as the international pageant will conclude on Monday. “We convey our most heartfelt felicitations for all the Miss Universe candidates and especially cheer and throw our

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Search ordered for suspect in kidnap-slay of Korean after he leaves Camp Crame

January 28, 2017

One of the suspects in the kidnap-slay of South Korean businessman left Camp Crame Friday night despite opposition from policemen from the Anti Illegal Drugs and Anti-Kidnapping units, and the Philippine National Police has ordered a search for him,. “I

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