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47 inmates from North Cotabato jailbreak recaptured

January 6, 2017

Forty-seven inmates out of the 158 which bolted from a North Cotabato jail were captured by authorities, the spokesman of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology said Thursday. In a text message to the Daily Manila Shimbun, Chief Inspector

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Philippines to push for Code of Conduct in ASEAN

Philippines to push for Code of Conduct in ASEAN

January 6, 2017

As the Philippines assumes the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year, it will push for a framework of the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea by the end of 2017, the Department of

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Duterte to board Russian warship

January 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to board on Friday a Russian warship docked in Manila Bay, Malacanang said on Thursday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella added Duterte earlier announced he is “open to joint military exercises with

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PNP issues temporary gun ban in Manila from Jan 8-10 as “general threat” looms for Nazarene Feast

January 6, 2017

The Philippine National Police (PNP) imposed a temporary ban on permits to carry firearms outside residences in Manila during the Feast of the Black Nazarene as a Cabinet member warned of possible retaliation from militants after the leader of a

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Girl hit by bullet dies after four days in coma

January 5, 2017

After fighting for her life for four days, a 15-year-old girl died Wednesday night at the Jos? R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRRMMC) in Manila. In a phone interview, health department spokesman Eric Tayag said the girl died at 6:10

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Palace slams Robredo statement relief operations are “slow”

January 5, 2017

Malacanang slammed on Wednesday Vice President Leni Robredo on her statement that relief operations in typhoon-struck areas seemed slow. “The remark Ms. Robredo made saying that the relief operations were “slow” suggests a cynical political mindset willing to capitalize on

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Subic pushing for P140b infra project

January 5, 2017

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is eyeing to push for P140-billion infrastructure project in the former American base under the Duterte administration. In a forum in Quezon City on Wednesday, SBMA Chairman Martin Dino said his office has received

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Two Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ships arrive in Subic

January 5, 2017

Two warships of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Escort Division arrived in Subic Bay Wednesday for a three-day port visit. Capt. Lued Lincuna, Philippine Navy spokesman, said JS Inazuma and JS Suzutsuki spearheaded by Captain Atsushi Minami, commander of the

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