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AFP announces new security plan

AFP announces new security plan

January 7, 2017

A new security plan to cope with internal threats to replace the one that expired last December is now in effect, the military said Friday. Col. Edgard Arevalo, spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, said Development Support and

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Defense Chief sees improved defense relations with Russia

January 7, 2017

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expressed optimism for improved defense relations with his Russian counterparts in line with the independent foreign policy thrust of President Rodrigo Duterte. Speaking aboard the Russian anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs docked at Pier 15 in the Manila South Harbor,

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Duterte tours Russian anti-sub ship

January 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte toured on Friday the Russian anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs docked in Port Area, Manila. After signing the book at the Ward Room of the ship, Duterte told the members of the Russian Navy contingent he welcomes them

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Deputy director of Bureau of Corrections quits  

January 6, 2017

The deputy director of the Bureau of Corrections resigned his post after he was asked to go on leave due to investigation on his alleged involvement in illegal drug transactions inside New Bilibid Prison. Rolando Asuncion,  who retired as a

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Stiffer measures needed to stop piccolo importation

January 6, 2017

Injuries every year from using illegal firecrackers have not stiffened resolve of authorities to go after those who import piccolo, the main source of injuries as people welcome the New Year. “The DOH (Department of Health) is not in a

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Provincial policemen to augment security for Black Nazarene feast

January 6, 2017

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General  Ronald Dela Rosa said additional police forces from nearby regions will augment security deployment for the observance of the feast of the Black Nazarene starting on Monday. Dela Rosa said police from central Luzon

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Comelec should hold itself accountable for ‘Comeleak,’ Malacanang says

January 6, 2017

Malacanang said on Friday that the Commission on Elections should hold itself accountable for the leak of personal data of the Filipino electorates prior to the May polls last year. In a statement, Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar said

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Duterte full control on the war in illegal drugs: spokesman

January 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is in full control on the war on drugs as call for economic sanctions by foreign countries on the Philippines is uncalled for, Malacanang said on Friday. Presidential Communications  Secretary Martin Andanar was reacting on an article

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