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Sun Star
Amid bird flu outbreak, public urged to avoid spreading ‘unverified’ reportsPampanga and San Isidro, Nueva Ecija with capacity to respond 24/7,” he added.
Sun Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Pampanga and San Isidro, Nueva Ecija with capacity to respond 24/7,” he added. “Our health officers have trained AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) personnel and have provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Prophylaxis Medicines... Read more
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Rappler
The week in photos: August 12-18, 2017Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
Rappler / Posted 9 hours ago
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana try out the new binoculars donated to the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Malacanang Palace on August 15, 2017. Presidential Photo FOILED. Scene of the crime... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Groups call for the release of detained Lumad educatorsthe state’s utmost priority– interests of foreign oligarchs and plunderers of o
Bulatlat.com / Posted 11 hours ago
the state’s utmost priority– interests of foreign oligarchs and plunderers of our natural resources as protected by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP),” said Malundras in a statement. They also denounced the intensifying attacks on Lumad... Read more
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Rappler
NPA links or pork barrel? Why the CA rejected Taguiwaloby the Department of National Defense, Department of the Interior and Local Gov
Rappler / Posted 12 hours ago
by the Department of National Defense, Department of the Interior and Local Government, and the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. During the briefings, security officials discussed how the DSWD is supposedly used to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
It’s confirmed: Bird flu spreads to Nueva Ecijaand other fowl. The soldiers were from the Nueva Ecija-based 7th Infantry Divi
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 hours ago
and other fowl. The soldiers were from the Nueva Ecija-based 7th Infantry Division and from composite military elements of Armed Forces of the Philippines-Peacekeeping Operation Center (AFPPKOC) in Tarlac. “This activity manifests the commitment... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP urges gov’t: Raise Chinese incursions in WPSincursions at sandbars in the West Philippine Sea before the China-Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 hours ago
incursions at sandbars in the West Philippine Sea before the China-Philippines Bilateral Consultative Mechanism (BCM). Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman Gen. Restituto Padilla broached the idea after the military affirmed reports... Read more
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Pilipino Star
It’s confirmed: Bird flu spreads to N. Ecijaand other fowl. The soldiers were from the Nueva Ecija-based 7th Infantry Divi
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 hours ago
and other fowl. The soldiers were from the Nueva Ecija-based 7th Infantry Division and from composite military elements of Armed Forces of the Philippines-Peacekeeping Operation Center (AFPPKOC) in Tarlac. “This activity manifests the commitment... Read more
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The Manila Times
Maute Group’s world ‘getting smaller’are about 50 to 60 enemies battling soldiers, more than what the military estim
The Manila Times / Posted 21 hours ago
are about 50 to 60 enemies battling soldiers, more than what the military estimated. Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr., Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesman, said the area being held by the Maute terrorists has been reduced to just over... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bird flu outbreak spreads to Nueva Ecijato Barangays Sta. Rita and San Carlos in Pampanga came from the 7th Infantry Di
The Manila Times / Posted 21 hours ago
to Barangays Sta. Rita and San Carlos in Pampanga came from the 7th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Peacekeeping Operation Center. “They will augment [personnel]in the conduct of the... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Slash AFP budget – rights groups ask Congressyesterday’s budget deliberations in the House of Representatives, ACT Teachers
Bulatlat.com / Posted yesterday
yesterday’s budget deliberations in the House of Representatives, ACT Teachers Rep. France Castro slammed how the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has been using its billion-peso budget. “It targets disadvantaged sectors like Lumad... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte likely to grant amnesty to RAM membersaction that he will take but the fact that he met with them shows that he is qu
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
action that he will take but the fact that he met with them shows that he is quite open to their requests," Abella said. Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said some of RAM members needed to be... Read more
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Inquirier.net
RAM members ask Duterte for amnesty, reinstatement of benefitswith rebellion and were later imprisoned. Honasan, however, was granted amnesty
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
with rebellion and were later imprisoned. Honasan, however, was granted amnesty by former president Fidel Ramos in 1992. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Spokesperson Brig. General Restituto Padilla Jr. said the RAM members who were not... Read more
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The Manila Times
Troops cull 6,000 chickens in Pampanga–militarya statement on Friday, Lt. Col. Isagani Nato said the troops were from the 7th
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
a statement on Friday, Lt. Col. Isagani Nato said the troops were from the 7th Infantry Division, Philippine Army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Peace Keeping Operation Center. Nato said the troops completed their task, which started... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP accuses militant groups of misinforming public on Lumad issuesMembers of the Lumad community RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO The Armed
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Members of the Lumad community RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) condemned on Friday the actions of several militant groups, which are reportedly disseminating propaganda to Lumad communities in order to... Read more
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Rappler
Mindanao State University reopens on August 22students are ready, we will help facilitate [their return] by providing transpo
Rappler / Posted yesterday
students are ready, we will help facilitate [their return] by providing transportation to help bring them to the campus,” Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said in a Palace press conference on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Stop Marawi bombings, ulamas urge Duterteis continuously causing damage to lives and property,” it said. The Commission
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
is continuously causing damage to lives and property,” it said. The Commission on Human Rights had earlier appealed to the Armed Forces of the Philippines to halt the air strikes to avoid civilian casualties. Multi-sectoral groups based in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Speed up Marawi rehab—Duterteshould be fully prepared to immediately execute the recovery plans for the Isla
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
should be fully prepared to immediately execute the recovery plans for the Islamic City and other affected areas once the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police are done with the clearing operations. He said once all... Read more
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The Manila Times
Robin Padilla donates P5M for Marawi kidsFoods Corp. President Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. and his brother Rommel Padilla.
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
Foods Corp. President Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. and his brother Rommel Padilla. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief General Eduardo Año and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez were also present during the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Army’s Solcom gets new chiefas the new chief of the “security-sensitive” part of the country, the Solcom.
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
as the new chief of the “security-sensitive” part of the country, the Solcom. Solcom is a unified command unit under the Armed Forces of the Philippines that has battled communist rebels from the New Ppeople’s Army since the 1970s in Southern... Read more
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Sun Star
Rebellion raps vs 3 Abu Sayyaf men submitted for resolutionbe detained at Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig while the custody of the firearms and e
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
be detained at Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig while the custody of the firearms and explosives seized from them will be under the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Camp Aguinaldo. According to complainant, Armed Forces of the Philippines Western... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOJ wraps up probe on 3 suspected Abu Sayyaf membersThey are facing a complaint for rebellion under the Revised Penal Code. Complai
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
They are facing a complaint for rebellion under the Revised Penal Code. Complainant is the Western Mindanao Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. ADVERTISEMENT The military claimed that Abdullah is already 18 years old but the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New director for government arsenal namedhe also said. With the self-reliant defense posture program, the arsenal aims
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
he also said. With the self-reliant defense posture program, the arsenal aims to become the primary supplier of rifles and ammunition not only to the Armed Forces of the Philippines, but to all other government security agencies. Frances Man... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte names former Army chief to ‘security sensitive’ Southern Luzon Commandsaid that Duterte signed Madrigal’s appointment papers early last week. The So
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
said that Duterte signed Madrigal’s appointment papers early last week. The Solcom is a unified command unit under the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that sits on a region that has come to be known as the cradle of communist... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
melissa roxas ArchivesApril 2011 The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounced the Commissio
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
April 2011 The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounced the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for covering up the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) responsibility for the abduction and torture in 2009 of Fil-Am activist Melissa Roxas... Read more
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Minda News
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Marawi Siege and the Question of Shifting Alliancesrebel groups. The siege in Marawi City, however, which enters its ninetieth day
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
rebel groups. The siege in Marawi City, however, which enters its ninetieth day on August 20, suggests the need for the Armed Forces of the Philippines to rethink its strategy and get serious in modernization. As the conflict drags on with the... Read more
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Sun Star
Actor Robin Padilla donates P5M for Marawi victimsDefense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Social Welfare
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Rodolfo Santos, and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief-of-staff General Eduardo Año. In November 2016, Padilla paid a courtesy call on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Robin Padilla donates P5M for Marawi childrenFrabelle Foods Corp. President Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr., and his brother Rommel
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Frabelle Foods Corp. President Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr., and his brother Rommel Padilla.Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Eduardo Año, and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez were also present during the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Robin Padilla donates P5M for Marawi siege victimsin Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
in Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Eduardo Año, and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez were also present during the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2 Pampanga poultry workers negative for bird fluhe added. With a higher number of poultry heads to be culled, the DA is seekin
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
he added. With a higher number of poultry heads to be culled, the DA is seeking the military’s help for the job. The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Army have committed to immediately send a battalion or about 300 men to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte meets Teodoro, wife at Palacebetween the two. Malacañang said the President witnessed the turnover of the d
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
between the two. Malacañang said the President witnessed the turnover of the deed of donation from Teodoro’s wife to Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Eduardo Año. The cash donation is to contribute to the government’s efforts to... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
BIFF bomb expert diesarrest warrant, said Capt. Arvin Encinas, spokesman of the Army’s 6th Infantry
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
arrest warrant, said Capt. Arvin Encinas, spokesman of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division. He made his statement even as the Armed Forces of the Philippines vowed to neutralize the remaining Maute group terrorists who are in a one-square-kilometer... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Troops to help contain outbreakto help with the culling of some 600,000 fowl because of an outbreak of bird fl
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
to help with the culling of some 600,000 fowl because of an outbreak of bird flu, a military official said Wednesday. Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office head Col. Edgard Arevalo said 100 soldiers would be initially deployed... Read more
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The Manila Times
BIFF bomber killed in MaguindanaoMaguindanao on Tuesday night. Ibrahim Ali, alias Kumander Ibs, reportedly open
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
Maguindanao on Tuesday night. Ibrahim Ali, alias Kumander Ibs, reportedly opened fire at combined operatives of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police who raided his hideout in Barangay Awang at about 7:15... Read more
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Gulf News
Soldiers called in to help fight bird flu in Philippineswould be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, qua
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
would be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, quail and ducks.“The Philippines army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines is 100 per cent in support of this effort,” Alarcon said.Soldiers will be given protective... Read more
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Sun Star
DA: 600,000 fowls to be slaughtered in Pampangafarms with 200,000 fowls in San Luis, Pampanga, were initially found to have bi
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
farms with 200,000 fowls in San Luis, Pampanga, were initially found to have bird flu contamination. The DA has tapped the Armed Forces of the Philippines to help in culling the fowls. Some 300 soldiers from the Philippine Army will be deployed in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Soldiers to help cull thousands of fowls amid bird flu outbreakin clearing operations against the avian flu virus. A hundred soldiers will be
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
in clearing operations against the avian flu virus. A hundred soldiers will be initially deployed to Pampanga on Thursday, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs chief Col. Edgard Arevalo said in a briefing on Wednesday. “Nolcom... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Philippine troops to help cull fowl in bird flu battlewould be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, qua
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
would be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, quail and ducks. "The Philippines army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines is 100% in support of this effort," Gen Alarcon said. Soldiers will be given protective gear... Read more
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EuroNews
Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battlewould be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, qua
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
would be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, quail and ducks. “The Philippines army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines is 100 percent in support of this effort,” Alarcon said. Soldiers will be given protective... Read more
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The Star
Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battlewould be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, qua
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
would be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, quail and ducks. "The Philippines army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines is 100 percent in support of this effort," Alarcon said. Soldiers will be given protective... Read more
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Reuters
Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battlewould be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, qua
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
would be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, quail and ducks. "The Philippines army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines is 100 percent in support of this effort," Alarcon said. Soldiers will be given protective... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippines: Police report deadliest day yet in Duterte’s war on drugsbank robberies, across the country. President Rodrigo Duterte holds a caliber
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
bank robberies, across the country. President Rodrigo Duterte holds a caliber 45 pistol while Eduardo Ano, a Chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), looks on during a turnover ceremony for procured firearms for the AFP at the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battlewould be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, qua
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
would be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, quail and ducks. "The Philippines army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines is 100 percent in support of this effort," Alarcon said. Soldiers will be given protective... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalMANILA - The New People's Army is the one to blame for the government's decisio
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA - The New People's Army is the one to blame for the government's decision to cancel peace negotiations. Armed Forces of the Philippines public affairs office chief, Col. Edgard Arevalo, made the statement when asked why the peace talks with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Gerald Anderson on helping Filipino soldiersPhilippines — Nothing pleases Gerald Anderson more than helping soldiers. He vi
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Philippines — Nothing pleases Gerald Anderson more than helping soldiers. He visited wounded military men confined at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center after they fought in Marawi City. Before the ABS-CBN reality show... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DA officials told to seek military help for poultry clearingthe recovery of the poultry industry,” presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
the recovery of the poultry industry,” presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a press briefing. Abella said the Armed Forces of the Philippines could be called in to help if necessary. “Perhaps, if needed, the AFP can field more men to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
China ships massing near Pag-asa sandbars?must assert our rights in the midst of talks with China,” he said. Spokesmen f
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
must assert our rights in the midst of talks with China,” he said. Spokesmen for the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Armed Forces of the Philippines said they would check Alejano’s information. “Sorry, the Department of Foreign Affairs is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Recruitment 101week that they killed 12 policemen and military personnel in their month-long a
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
week that they killed 12 policemen and military personnel in their month-long attacks on government law enforcers. The Armed Forces of the Philippines dismissed the rebels’ claims as mere propaganda and wishful thinking. Simply writing off... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Nolcom on alert for possible North Korean missile debrisMANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has ordered the
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has ordered the Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) to be on alert for missile debris that may land in the area should North Korea attack Guam. Aside from monitoring the situation, Nolcom... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2 poultry workers being monitoredsaid as she appealed for understanding for the restrictions. At Malacañang, pr
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
said as she appealed for understanding for the restrictions. At Malacañang, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) might be tapped to help contain the disease, specifically in culling affected... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Movement ban on fowl temporaryclearing to minimize the losses and hasten the recovery of the poultry industry
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
clearing to minimize the losses and hasten the recovery of the poultry industry,” he said. “Perhaps, if needed, the Armed Forces of the Philippines can field more men to cull birds. This is, after all, no small calamity,” Abella said. The... Read more
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