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Use of force ”generally prohibited” amid China allowing coast guard to fire on foreign vessels – Palace

January 26, 2021

Malacanang said on Monday that the use of force is “generally prohibited” amid China’s passage of a law explicitly granting its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Palace hopes that no country would

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Duterte leads nation in remembering SAF 44

January 25, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that the Filipino people owe a debt of gratitude to the 44 slain police commandos and their families and loved ones. Duterte issued the statement as he led the country in honoring the memory

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Duterte to bet presidency to prove Galvez’s integrity

January 24, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte has vouched for the integrity of Vaccine Czar Carlito Galvez Jr. as he is ready to give up his presidency if the Cabinet official is corrupt. He made the statement after some quarters have called for Galvez’s

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Duterte wants to decommission PAF Hueys after Bukidnon crash

January 24, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants to buy new helicopters for the Philippine Air Force so that all Hueys will be decommissioned. In his speech at Camp Teodulfo Bautista in Jolo, Sulu last Friday, Duterte said he is planning to

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DILG extends again road clearing operation to Feb. 15

January 24, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has extended again the deadline for the Road Clearing Operation 2.0 (RCO 2.0) to February 15. Interior Undersecretary and spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said Saturday this is in consideration to the need

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Cop, 12 others dead in 5-hour Maguindanao firefight

January 24, 2021

Thirteen people, including a member of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF), died in a five-hour gun battle in Sultan Kudarat town, Maguindanao early Saturday morning. PNP chief Gen. Debold Sinas said the firefight ensued around 3am when a

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Ebrahim warns failure to extend transition period may result to “back to square one” in MILF peace process

January 22, 2021

Bangsamoro government Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim warned on Friday that the peace process between the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the Philippine government might be “back to square one” if the administration failed to extend the transition

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Task force spokesman claims violations of Anti-Terror Law done inside UP

January 22, 2021

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC)  claimed that violations of the Anti-Terror Law were being done inside the University of the Philippines (UP). “The definition of academic freedom is very clear but (what) was not

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