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DILG placed under lockdown for seven days

July 6, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Napolcom Center was placed under lockdown for seven days as a preventive measure following a report that one of its senior officials tested positive for COVID-19, DILG said on Monday. Interior Undersecretary

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PCG files charges vs firm of HK-registered ship that collided with Philippine fishing vessel

July 6, 2020

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) filed charges against the shipping company, masters and officers of a Hong Kong registered cargo vessel involved in a collision incident off the waters of Occidental Mindoro last week. Commodore Armando Balilo, PCG spokesman,  said

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2,434 new COVID-19 cases reported in Philippines

July 5, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday recorded 2,434 new coronavirus disease cases, the highest recorded since the World Health Organization declared a pandemic in March. Based on the latest Case Bulletin of the DOH, the total number of COVID-19

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Bangsamoro gov’t wants to have representative in Anti-Terrorism Council

July 5, 2020

Bangsamoro government Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim on Saturday said they will recommend to the national government to have a Bangsamoro representative in the Anti-Terrorism Council. “The BARMM is open to engage the National Government on preparedness against

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Palace says up to SC to decide on Anti-Terrorism Act’s constitutionality

July 5, 2020

Malacañang on Sunday said it will be up to the Supreme Court to decide on the constitutionality of the newly-approved Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. “The Palace will leave it to the SC to decide on these petitions and will abide

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PCG to file raps vs barge owner over Iloilo City oil spill

July 5, 2020

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Sunday said it will file criminal charges against the owner of a barge over the oil spill incident in Lapuz, Iloilo City. “The Legal Affairs Team of the PCG National Headquarters is set to

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Santos orders troops not to take revenge vs cops after Sulu incident

July 5, 2020

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Felimon Santos Jr. has ordered the soldiers not to take revenge against the police following the death of four members of the Philippine Army in Jolo, Sulu last June 29. In

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5 nabbed, P30-M shabu seized in Metro Manila buy-busts

July 5, 2020

Authorities arrested five individuals and confiscated P30-million worth of illegal drugs from separate buy-bust operations in Quezon City and Taguig City. Joint operatives from Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) conducted the anti-drug operation around

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