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Marine battalion to be retrained as unit attached to Navy’s Fleet Marine Ready Force

July 3, 2020

A marine battalion deployed in Western Mindanao for almost 10 years will be retrained to become the first Marine Amphibious Ready Unit attached to the Fleet-Marine Ready Force of the Philippine Navy. Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, acting Philippine Navy

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Army admits soldiers committed lapses in scene of Jolo shooting

July 3, 2020

The Philippine Army admits lapses in the way soldiers responded at the site of the shooting incident where four Army intelligence officers were shot dead allegedly by Jolo police last Monday. “We admit our personnel committed some lapses but there

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90 buses to be deployed as MRT-3 shuts down weekend operations

July 3, 2020

To accommodate MRT-3’s weekend passengers throughout the weekend suspension of operations, ninety buses are to be deployed under the MRT-3 Bus Augmentation Program. The weekend shutdown is scheduled on July 4-5 and will continue on August 8-9, August 21-23 and

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294 new COVID-19 cases reported, lowest in a month

July 2, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) Thursday reported 294 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases,  the second lowest new case for the past month. Total number of COVID-19 cases are now at 38,805. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the low number

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DA assures enough rice supply despite halting importation

July 2, 2020

Agriculture Secretary William Dar assured on Thursday that there is sufficient rice supply in the country despite the recent decision of the government not to push through with its importation. The official said that as of July, the country’s rice

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Gov’t heightens watch vs smuggled pork from China

July 2, 2020

Agriculture Secretary William Dar said on Thursday that the government is strengthening its monitoring on all the pork and pork products entering the country, especially those coming from China where a new swine flu with pandemic potential was found. In

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Roque says no violation on his side trip in Subic resort

July 2, 2020

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Thursday that he did not violate any law, including the quarantine rules, when he made a side trip to a resort in Subic, Zambales and had photos taken beside the dolphins. In a press

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Probe on death of four Army intel officers in Sulu ”about to be finished”: Lorenzana

July 2, 2020

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the investigation on the death of four Army intelligence officers allegedly at the hands of policemen in Sulu is “about to be finished.” “The president has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct

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