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BI implements lifting of travel ban for HK and Macau OFWs, students, residents

February 18, 2020

Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente announced Tuesday that they have implemented the lifting of the travel ban for Filipino overseas workers, students, and permanent residents bound for Hong Kong and Macau. “The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management

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Palace says OFWs now allowed to return to Macau, Hong Kong

February 18, 2020

Malacanang said on Tuesday that the government has lifted the travel ban on overseas Filipino workers bound for Hong Kong and Macau despite the continued threats from coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In an interview, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Inter-Agency

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NCRPO says nothing wrong with profiling transgender but wants it done correctly

February 18, 2020

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Tuesday said there is nothing wrong with profiling by Makati police against transgenders as crimes involving them increase. In a press briefing, Police Major General Debold Sinas apologized over the incident saying

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Negros Oriental councilor shot dead

February 18, 2020

A city councilor was died in an ambush in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental on Tuesday. A report from Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office said the victim was Alex Tizon, 66, a resident of Barangay Villareal in Bayawan. Initial investigation said

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50 illegal gambling machines destroyed in Camp Crame

February 18, 2020

The Philippine National Police- Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP- IMEG) on Tuesday destroyed around 50 confiscated illegal gambling machines. The ceremony was led by Police Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar, deputy director operations, at the IMEG headquarters in Camp Crame.

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Military will ”survive” if US forces pullout after VFA ends

February 18, 2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will ”survive” despite the possible pullout of United States forces in the country after the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). “I am just saying that their (US) contribution, if it is

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Alleged NPA leader arrested by police, military in Surigao del Sur

February 18, 2020

An alleged leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) was arrested in an inter- agency law enforcement operation in Surigao del Sur Saturday night, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Ezra Balagtey of the Armed Forces of the

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Calida asks SC to gag ABS-CBN from commenting on quo warrantuo petition

February 18, 2020

The Supreme Court has been asked to issue a gag order against ABS-CBN Corp. about the quo warranto petition filed by the Office of the Solicitor General seeking to forfeit the legislative franchises of ABS-CBN Corporation and its subsidiary, ABS-CBN

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