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Bulatlat.com
Indigenous groups want solon out as House IP committee head « Bulatlat(Photo courtesy of Katribu/Bulatlat.com) “Rep. Nancy Catamco will endanger not
Indigenous groups want solon out as House IP committee head « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted an hour ago
(Photo courtesy of Katribu/Bulatlat.com) “Rep. Nancy Catamco will endanger not only the Manobo evacuees in Davao but also all indigenous peoples groups in the Philippines.” MANILA – Indigenous peoples groups are calling for the removal of North... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Int’l group's letter to AFP chief: Stop rights abusesMANILA, Philippines — An international human rights organization on Wednesday s
Int’l group's letter to AFP chief: Stop rights abuses
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — An international human rights organization on Wednesday sent a letter to the new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Hernando Iriberri urging him to create human rights reforms. New York-based Human Rights... Read more
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Balita
Calamba City Council commends 3 AFP generals August 5, 2015 5:12 am By Zen Trinidad CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Aug 4 (PNA) — T
Calamba City Council commends 3 AFP generals
Balita / Posted 12 hours ago
August 5, 2015 5:12 am By Zen Trinidad CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Aug 4 (PNA) — Three military generals, who hailed from this city,formally received their respective Plaque of Commendation from Mayor Timmy... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Govt workers obtain writs vs AFP, PNPThe Supreme Court granted the writs of Amparo and habeas data sought by officer
Govt workers obtain writs vs AFP, PNP
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 hours ago
The Supreme Court granted the writs of Amparo and habeas data sought by officers and members of militant labor group Confederation for the Unity, Recognition, and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage). During its en banc session, the SC... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
“A Ruler should be feared rather than loved”August 02, 2015 According to Machiavelli, in his book �The Prince�, a ruler sho
“A Ruler should be feared rather than loved”
Negros Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
August 02, 2015 According to Machiavelli, in his book �The Prince�, a ruler should be feared rather than loved.� In the course of history this has been proven to be true. Rulers among others like Mao Tse Tong, Fidel Castro, Gengkis Khan, Alexander... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
OPAPP: Arrest of CPP-NPA leader not illegalMANILA - The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on
OPAPP: Arrest of CPP-NPA leader not illegal
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 22 hours ago
MANILA - The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on Tuesday said the arrest of Ma. Concepcion Araneta Bocala, alias "Concha" and "Etang," the alleged secretary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP's) Panay... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP chief reminds troops to be politically neutralMANILA, Philippines — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Hernando
AFP chief reminds troops to be politically neutral
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Hernando Iriberri reminded soldiers on Tuesday to stay out of politics as the election fever starts to heat up. AFP public affairs chief Col. Noel Detoyato said Iriberri had... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP to deploy more troops in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is carefully studyin
AFP to deploy more troops in Sulu
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 hours ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is carefully studying the deployment of more ground troops to strengthen security and to sustain the relentless hunt against the Abu Sayyaf group still holding about a dozen of captives, a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Why the AFP has no military muscleBy now, the inability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to defend Philippi
Why the AFP has no military muscle
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
By now, the inability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to defend Philippine territory against reclamation operations of Communist China in the West Philippine Sea is obvious. While the Philippines has resorted to international arbitration in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No indication of Chinese reclamation on PanatagMANILA, Philippines — There is no indication yet that reclamation would be cond
No indication of Chinese reclamation on Panatag
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — There is no indication yet that reclamation would be conducted in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, an area within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone that is now being controlled by China, the military said on Monday. Last... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP welcomes plan to set up ASEAN-China hotlineMANILA, Philippines — The military welcomed on Monday the plan to create an eme
AFP welcomes plan to set up ASEAN-China hotline
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — The military welcomed on Monday the plan to create an emergency hotline for China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), saying this would help prevent untoward incidents in the South China Sea. "Any mechanism... Read more
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Rappler
Reflections from the 2nd National Youth Leadership SummitEach move towards a goal in mind is like a bigger leap in reality. It’s like so
Reflections from the 2nd National Youth Leadership Summit
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Each move towards a goal in mind is like a bigger leap in reality. It’s like solving a jigsaw puzzle which requires a lot of perseverance, motivation, and actions. A piece matched to another piece is a new gained strength to find out the bigger... Read more
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Sun Star
Small town takes on big minesRED bald mountains loom over the green stretch of the coastal town of Cantilan,
Small town takes on big mines
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
RED bald mountains loom over the green stretch of the coastal town of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, the last town in the ore-rich region of Caraga to resist the encroachment of giant mining companies. The people, however, are not just fighting mining... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
AFP calls for 'united voice' vs. ChinaMANILA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) called on the international
AFP calls for 'united voice' vs. China
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) called on the international community for a "united voice" to stop China from pursuing the "might is right" strategy in the territorial dispute over the West Philippine Sea. AFP spokesman Col.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Top Red in Panay fallsSECURITY forces on Saturday arrested a leader of the Communist Party of the Phi
Top Red in Panay falls
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
SECURITY forces on Saturday arrested a leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army at her safe-house in Iloilo City’s Molo district, according to the military. The military identified the communist leader as Maria Concepcion... Read more
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Rappler
UN Special Rapporteur to PH: Defend Lumads from militarizationFORCED RECRUITMENT? Chaloka Beyani, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the hu
UN Special Rapporteur to PH: Defend Lumads from militarization
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
FORCED RECRUITMENT? Chaloka Beyani, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, talks to displaced Lumads from Davao del Norte and Bukidnon in Davao City during his 10-day visit to the Philippines. Photos... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Kin of soldiers killed in action to get new homesMANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will soon distr
Kin of soldiers killed in action to get new homes
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will soon distribute housing units to qualified heirs of soldiers killed in the line of duty under its newly approved “Killed-in-Action (KIA) Off-Base Housing Program.” Col. Noel... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Japan report shows PH weakness in disputed seaMANILA - The Philippines lags behind three other claimants in a maritime disput
Japan report shows PH weakness in disputed sea
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines lags behind three other claimants in a maritime dispute in the West Philippine Sea, according to a report released by the Japanese military. In a presentation released by the Japanese Ministry of Defense, Japan compared of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Phl weakness in territorial defense evident in Japan ministry documentMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines’s limited territorial defense capabilitie
Phl weakness in territorial defense evident in Japan ministry document
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines’s limited territorial defense capabilities were evident in a recently released Japan’s defense ministry document detailing the military assets of claimants in the South China Sea. The document dated July 28... Read more
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Rappler
#MMShakeDrill: Malls test earthquake evacuationOn Thursday, July 30, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) conducted t
#MMShakeDrill: Malls test earthquake evacuation
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
On Thursday, July 30, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) conducted the first-ever Metrowide Earthquake Drill dubbed as #MMShakeDrill. The activity is in preparation for a 7.2-magnitude earthquake predicted to hit Metro Manila. The drill... Read more
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Rappler
#MMShakeDrill: QC hospital tests earthquake readinessDUCK, COVER, HOLD. Quezon City residents who volunteered for the North quadrant
#MMShakeDrill: QC hospital tests earthquake readiness
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
DUCK, COVER, HOLD. Quezon City residents who volunteered for the North quadrant of #MMShakeDrill practice the duck, cover, and hold position. Photo by Jed Alegado/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – At 10:30 AM on July 30, sirens blared at the Veteran's... Read more
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Rappler
The Leader I Want: Mar Roxas’ to-fix list for 2016'CONTINUITY'. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas wants to continue the Aquino adminis
The Leader I Want: Mar Roxas’ to-fix list for 2016
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
'CONTINUITY'. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas wants to continue the Aquino administration’s good governance and anti-corruption programs, tagged the 'Daang Matuwid.' Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler Photo by Joel... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
UN rapporteur hears update on IP evacuees in Davao church compound « Bulatlat“Who would like to go home? The army and the Alamara are still there, that’s ou
UN rapporteur hears update on IP evacuees in Davao church compound « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 5 days ago
“Who would like to go home? The army and the Alamara are still there, that’s our problem,” said Datu Kailo Bontulan (Photo by Davao Today) DAVAO CITY – A partylist lawmaker from Mindanao brought up the situation of the indigenous people evacuees in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP not threatened by China's drills in South China SeaMANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is unfazed by C
AFP not threatened by China's drills in South China Sea
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is unfazed by China’s recent air and sea drills in the South China Sea even as it urged the Chinese military to observe transparency in its exercises. AFP spokesman Col. Restituto... Read more
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Rappler
Bongbong Marcos delivers own 'SONA,' vision for PH2016 PLANS? Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr says he's still studying the political
Bongbong Marcos delivers own 'SONA,' vision for PH
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
2016 PLANS? Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr says he's still studying the political environment MANILA, Philippines – Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr said he has yet to decide if he's seeking higher office in the 2016 polls. But the son and... Read more
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Rappler
Metro Yakal: Metro Manila’s earthquake response planMANILA, Philippines – Experts say that a 7.2-magnitude earthquake along the Wes
Metro Yakal: Metro Manila’s earthquake response plan
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Experts say that a 7.2-magnitude earthquake along the West Valley Fault, a fault line that cuts across Metro Manila, can happen within our lifetime. To prepare for such a powerful quake, the Metropolitan Manila Development... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Aquino seeks to define his administration’s legacy. But what legacy? « BulatlatThis year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) is President B. S. Aquino III’s
Aquino seeks to define his administration’s legacy. But what legacy? « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 7 days ago
This year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) is President B. S. Aquino III’s last. He is expected to deliver a powerful speech replete with his regime’s achievements for the last five years with a summation of the legacy he will leave behind.... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
P3-T budget for 2016 submitted to CongressMANILA - Budget Secretary Butch Abad on Tuesday confirmed that legislators have
P3-T budget for 2016 submitted to Congress
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA - Budget Secretary Butch Abad on Tuesday confirmed that legislators have allocations for their districts in the 2016 budget, worth P3 trillion on a presidential election year. Abad also said that government can declare savings anytime in the... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
President Aquino’s message on the National Budget for Fiscal Year 2016His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Sixt
President Aquino’s message on the National Budget for Fiscal Year 2016
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 8 days ago
His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Sixteenth Congress of the Philippines On the National Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen of the 16th Congress of the Philippines: By the mandate vested upon... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
P3-T 2016 budget to spur broader growthFrom the Department of Budget and Management President Benigno S. Aquino, III—
P3-T 2016 budget to spur broader growth
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 8 days ago
From the Department of Budget and Management President Benigno S. Aquino, III—through the Department of Budget and Management (DBM)—today submitted the proposed P3.002-trillion 2016 National Budget to Congress, as the Administration continues to... Read more
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Sun Star
Congress receives proposed P3-T budget for 2016PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III submitted Tuesday the proposed P3.002-trillion bud
Congress receives proposed P3-T budget for 2016
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III submitted Tuesday the proposed P3.002-trillion budget for next year to Congress. THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM), which forwarded the planned 2016 appropriations on behalf of Aquino, said the 2016 national... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
SONA security situation 'manageable' -- AFPMANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that the security
SONA security situation 'manageable' -- AFP
Zamboanga Times / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that the security situation for President Benigno S. Aquino III's last State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) Monday was "manageable". With this development, the military did not raise its... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
President Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONAMANILA — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday highlighted in his sixth and la
President Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONA
Zamboanga Times / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday highlighted in his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) the long list of achievements of his administration that has even eclipsed the feat of his predecessor. Feeling slightly ill, the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
AFP releases national athletes from active dutyMANILA, Philippines - Athletes and coaches from all sports who are enlisted wit
AFP releases national athletes from active duty
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Athletes and coaches from all sports who are enlisted with the military can start returning to training camp and resume their duties with the national team. This as the Armed Forces of the Philippines released 119 military... Read more
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Balita
President Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONAPresident Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONA J
President Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONA
Balita / Posted 8 days ago
President Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONA July 28, 2015 5:31 am By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, July 27 (PNA) -– President Benigno Aquino III on Monday highlighted in his sixth and last State of the Nation Address... Read more
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Sun Star
Sona barely mentioned MindanaoPRESIDENT Benigno Simeon Aquino III drew a total of 150 rounds of applause and
Sona barely mentioned Mindanao
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Simeon Aquino III drew a total of 150 rounds of applause and had seven coughing fits during the sixth and final State of the Nation Address (Sona) held on Monday at the Batasang Pambansa, which did not gather the crowd in Davao City... Read more
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Sun Star
Aquino vows 30 more projects for AFP modernizationPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III said Monday that at least 30 more projects are bei
Aquino vows 30 more projects for AFP modernization
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III said Monday that at least 30 more projects are being lined up for the modernization of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). This was on top of the 56 projects that were already completed during the five years of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
46 items mentioned in PNoy's last SONA | LatestPhilippine President Benigno Aquino III delivers his last State of the Nation A
46 items mentioned in PNoy's last SONA | Latest
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III delivers his last State of the Nation Address during the joint session of the 16th Congress at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday, July 27, 2015. AP... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
US Pacific Fleet commander wants other nations to join US-PH war gamesMANILA – United States Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift said he is '
US Pacific Fleet commander wants other nations to join US-PH war games
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA – United States Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift said he is ''very interested'' in seeing an expansion of the US-Philippines war games. In a statement, Swift commended the Philippine efforts to hold military exercises with US... Read more
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Rappler
US wants more countries to join war games with PHBALIKATAN AS MULTILATERAL WAR GAMES. The new commander of the US Pacific Fleet
US wants more countries to join war games with PH
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
BALIKATAN AS MULTILATERAL WAR GAMES. The new commander of the US Pacific Fleet welcomes war games between the Philippines and US. Rappler file photo MANILA, Philippines – New US Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Scott Swift welcomed the historic... Read more
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Rappler
Reds claim growth under Aquino administrationMORE MEMBERS? The NDF belittles economic gains under Aquino government and clai
Reds claim growth under Aquino administration
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
MORE MEMBERS? The NDF belittles economic gains under Aquino government and claims NPA guerilla fronts increased under his term. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in Mindanao... Read more
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Sun Star
Aquino's promises in 2014 SonaAS PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III prepares for his sixth and final State of the N
Aquino's promises in 2014 Sona
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
AS PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III prepares for his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (Sona), Sun.Star looks back at some of the promises he made last year before members of Congress and the general public. “To ensure that all those who... Read more
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Rappler
SONA 2015: Legacies and missed opportunitiesBenigno S. Aquino III was swept into power with a mandate for change. Although
SONA 2015: Legacies and missed opportunities
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
Benigno S. Aquino III was swept into power with a mandate for change. Although the journey towards the tuwid na daan ("righteous path" ) had been difficult, the Philippines is in a much better shape today than it was five years ago – thanks to... Read more
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Sun Star
PNP on full alert for Aquino's final SonaTHE Philippine National Police (PNP) is on full alert status in preparation for
PNP on full alert for Aquino's final Sona
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
THE Philippine National Police (PNP) is on full alert status in preparation for the final State of the Nation Adress (Sona) of President Benigno Aquino III on Monday at the House of the Representatives in Quezon City. On full alert beginning 5 a.m.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Asian Championships: Boxers get AFP green lightMANILA, Philippines - The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines ha
Asian Championships: Boxers get AFP green light
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines has exactly one month to form and prepare a team to the Asian Confederation Boxing Championships for men. The tournament that will feature the best boxers from Asia is Aug.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Over P82 B poured in for upgrade of AFP; P50 B released under NoyMANILA, Philippines - The government has released more than P82 billion to upgr
Over P82 B poured in for upgrade of AFP; P50 B released under Noy
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The government has released more than P82 billion to upgrade the capabilities of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) since 1996. However, it is still considered one of the weakest in the region, a condition that has been... Read more
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Sun Star
'PNoy's mining endorsement result in attacks on IPs'GABRIELA Representative Luzviminda Ilagan has claimed in a statement that since
'PNoy's mining endorsement result in attacks on IPs'
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
GABRIELA Representative Luzviminda Ilagan has claimed in a statement that since President Benigno Aquino III's endorsement of the large-scale mining operations in the Philippines, the attacks on Indigenous People transpired. "The lumads want to go... Read more
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Philboxing
PhilBoxing.com >> News >> Columns >> Ronnie Nathanielsz: FILIPINO BOXERS' WOESPhilippine Sports Commission chairman Richie Garcia effectively set back the tr
PhilBoxing.com >> News >> Columns >> Ronnie Nathanielsz: FILIPINO BOXERS' WOES
Philboxing / Posted 11 days ago
Philippine Sports Commission chairman Richie Garcia effectively set back the training of our boxers who form an integral part of our national pool trying desperately to pursue the quest for our first Olympic gold medal by his failure to secure the... Read more
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Sun Star
Limpag: Revive the Philippine Volleyball FederationKNOWING how the Philippine Olympic Committee and other Johnny-come-latelies ste
Limpag: Revive the Philippine Volleyball Federation
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
KNOWING how the Philippine Olympic Committee and other Johnny-come-latelies stepped in to solve the supposed mess that was Philippine volleyball, it’s quite surprising how they are all silent at the way how things are going on in the volleyball... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
AFP releases PH boxers for Bangkok tourneyFOLLOWING pleas from Alliance of Boxing Associations of the Philippines preside
AFP releases PH boxers for Bangkok tourney
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
FOLLOWING pleas from Alliance of Boxing Associations of the Philippines president Ricky Vargas and executive director Ed Picson, the Armed Forces of the Philippines has released boxers for the national pool so they can begin training, even belatedly,... Read more
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