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PNP will submit final recommendation to Duterte on relieved cops on March 5

February 19, 2020

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will submit its final recommendation on the 357 relieved cops due to alleged drug links to President Rodrigo Duterte on March 5. In an interview with reporters Wednesday, PNP chief Police General Archie Francisco Gamboa

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Suspended BuCor legal chief killed in front of daughter’s school

February 19, 2020

Frederic Anthony Santos, the suspended legal chief of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) for lleged involvement in “good conduct and time allowance for sale” was shot dead in front of his daughter’s school in Muntinlupa City on Wednesday. Initial police

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Gamboa to deal with Espenido case as an ”internal issue”

February 19, 2020

The chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said he will deal the issue with Police Lieutenant Colonel Jovie Espenido internally. “Regarding Col. Espenido, leave it to us. It’s purely an internal issue. I will deal with Espenido

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Alleged NPA member arrested in Quezon

February 19, 2020

An alleged New People’s Army (NPA) member was arrested by government forces in Quezon province on Monday, a military officer said Wednesday. Maj. Marco Antonio Magisa, civil military operations officer of the 2nd Infantry Division, said apprehended was Regie Helena

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Locsin orders immediate repatriation of Filipinos in cruise ship

February 19, 2020

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. has ordered the immediate repatriation of Filipinos aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship under quarantine off Yokohama due to the 2019 coronavirus disease ( COVID-19). Locsin said Wednesday he has directed the Philippine Embassy

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DILG bans tricycles from national highways, urges LGUs to create trike task force

February 19, 2020

As part of the road clearing operations being led by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG),  Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año has ordered local chief executives to strictly implement the ban on tricycles, pedicabs and

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Three fishermen die in dynamite blast off Masbate

February 19, 2020

Three fishermen died due to a dynamite explosion off the waters of Masbate  on Monday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Wednesday. A report from the PCG Sub-Station in Calumpang said the fatalities were Arthur Villaruel, Lito Salvana, and

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Seven Makati jeepney drivers positive for using illegal drugs: police

February 19, 2020

Seven jeepney drivers in Makati City were arrested after testing positive for illegal drugs during a “Drunk and Drugged Driving Campaign” operation Wedneday morning. Police Colonel Rogelio Simon, Makati police chief, said seven out of the 58 jeepney drivers at

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