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PNP tightens screening for security guards

July 3, 2020

Following the incident in Parañaque City involving security guards allegedly linked to a terrorist group, the Philippine National Police- Supervisory Office on Security and Investigation Agencies (PNP-SOSIA) on Friday said they will be stricter in their screening and application procedures.

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IATF allows basketball, football practice even under community quarantine

July 3, 2020

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases is now allowing basketball and football training even if the whole country is still under community quarantine, Malacañang said on Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the decision was

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COVID-19 testing in Philippines to expand to 10 million, says Palace

July 3, 2020

The Philippine government is expanding further its testing for coronavirus disease to 10 million persons, Malacañang said on Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said this was contained in the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases Resolution

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Soldiers who use EDSA bus lane will face ”administrative disciplinary actions”

July 3, 2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) warned soldiers who will be caught driving in the bus lanes of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) will “be subjected to administrative disciplinary actions”. Capt. Jonathan Zata, Armed Forces of the Philippines

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PCG shifts to search and retrieval for 14 missing fishermen

July 3, 2020

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) shifted to search and retrieval operation for the 14 missing passengers and fishermen of fishing vessel Liberty 5 that capsized off the waters of Occidental Mindoro last Sunday night. “Theoretically speaking, the search and rescue

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WHO concerned on province-bound persons bringing COVID-19 virus

July 3, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday sounded the alarm over a growing number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the provinces with those from the National Capital Region (NCR) seen as the ones being the carriers. In a virtual press

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Crocodile attacks fisherman in Palawan

July 3, 2020

A fisherman was injured after he was attacked by a crocodile in Balabac, Palawan last Thursday. Mimaropa (MIndoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) regional police said Janilon Daking Amalong, 25, was with his uncle fishing at Sitio Silom-Silom, Barangay Catagupan in

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NBI to determine if Jolo cops’ alleged shooting of two Army officers, two soldiers excessive

July 3, 2020

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said they will leave it up to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to determine if the alleged shooting by policemen to four Army intelligence officers were excessive. “We expect that that will

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