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Manila Standard Today
CdO airport to be used for storage, not as baseTHE Palace said Sunday that US forces will use part of Cagayan de Oro’s Lumbia
CdO airport to be used for storage, not as base
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
THE Palace said Sunday that US forces will use part of Cagayan de Oro’s Lumbia Airport as a storage facility but not as a military base. “We would like to clarify. The facility is a storage depot for equipment used during calamities. This is part of... Read more
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Sun Star
Oro's Lumbia airport to serve as depot for rescue equipmentCAGAYAN de Oro's Lumbia Airport would serve as storage depot for equipment nece
Oro's Lumbia airport to serve as depot for rescue equipment
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
CAGAYAN de Oro's Lumbia Airport would serve as storage depot for equipment necessary for rescue operations during calamities, a Palace official said Sunday. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. made the statement following reports that... Read more
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Sun Star
When in Cantilan…CANTILAN is a tiny town of Surigao del Sur that takes pride in its people’s ass
When in Cantilan…
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
CANTILAN is a tiny town of Surigao del Sur that takes pride in its people’s assertion to preserve the beauty of their place amid the onslaught of large-scale mining around them. That its people have pride of place is obvious, and you can’t even say... Read more
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Rappler
US to build facilities in old CDO airport in 2016 – GazminJOINT FORCES. Military troops from the Philippines and the US during the openin
US to build facilities in old CDO airport in 2016 – Gazmin
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
JOINT FORCES. Military troops from the Philippines and the US during the opening of the Philippines-US Exercise Balikatan in Quezon City in April 2015. File photo by EPA CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The US military will build facilities in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH to participate in military exercise ‘Cope North 2016′ in Guam The Philippines will join the United States, Japan, Australia, Korea, and New
PH to participate in military exercise ‘Cope North 2016′ in Guam
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
The Philippines will join the United States, Japan, Australia, Korea, and New Zealand in a large scale military exercise dubbed as “Cope North 2016″ (CN16) which starts Feb. 10 at... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
P135-M zoo, theme park to rise at Clark Freeport Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga – The Global Zoo and Theme Park Alliance Inc. (
P135-M zoo, theme park to rise at Clark Freeport
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga – The Global Zoo and Theme Park Alliance Inc. (GZTPAI) has started the construction of a P135-million zoo inside a 20 hectare property in this Freeport. GZTPAI General... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH Air Force sets aside P106.4 M for Sokol chopper spare partsThe Philippine Air Force is setting aside P106.4 million to acquire spare parts
PH Air Force sets aside P106.4 M for Sokol chopper spare parts
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
The Philippine Air Force is setting aside P106.4 million to acquire spare parts for the maintenance of its seven Sokol combat helicopters. The Philippine Government Procurement System (Philgeps) said in its website that the project is divided into... Read more
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Pilipino Star
JPE hits, allies defend Noy over MamasapanoPoe: No change in Senate report MANILA, Philippines – A retelling of events th
JPE hits, allies defend Noy over Mamasapano
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
Poe: No change in Senate report MANILA, Philippines – A retelling of events that led to the Mamasapano carnage last year pointed to President Aquino’s direct role in the botched anti-terror operation that left 44 elite police commandos dead, Sen.... Read more
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Rappler
Pia Wurtzbach gives hope to boy who needs liver transplantMISS UNIVERSE HUG. A boy who needs a liver transplant welcomes Miss Universe Pi
Pia Wurtzbach gives hope to boy who needs liver transplant
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
MISS UNIVERSE HUG. A boy who needs a liver transplant welcomes Miss Universe Pia Wurztbach with a kiss, A hug, and a stuffed toy. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – In a sea of soldiers, nurses, and patients, 6-year-old Kurt... Read more
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The Manila Times
Airman killed in Batangas encounterJanuary 26, 2016 11:02 pm by FERNAN MARASIGAN AND BELLY OTORDOZ A MEMBER of t
Airman killed in Batangas encounter
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
January 26, 2016 11:02 pm by FERNAN MARASIGAN AND BELLY OTORDOZ A MEMBER of the Philippine Air Force was killed during an encounter with suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Tuy, Batangas Monday... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Airman killed in clash vs NPA in BatangasAn enlisted personnel of the Philippine Air Force was killed in an encounter wi
Airman killed in clash vs NPA in Batangas
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
An enlisted personnel of the Philippine Air Force was killed in an encounter with New People’s Army in Batangas, the military said Tuesday. Major Angelo Guzman, spokesperson of the Southern Luzon Command, said 12 soldiers of the 730th Combat Group... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PAF trooper slain in Batangas encounterLUCENA CITY — A Philippine Air Force (PAF) trooper was killed in an encounter w
PAF trooper slain in Batangas encounter
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
LUCENA CITY — A Philippine Air Force (PAF) trooper was killed in an encounter with suspected New People’s Army rebels in Tuy town in Batangas province on Monday evening, the military said Tuesday. Major Angelo Guzman, spokesman of the Armed Forces... Read more
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Minda News
Ritual held for spirits of slain SAF members from Cordillera to “come home”TUKANALIPAO, Mamasapano, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 25 January) — Relatives of 14
Ritual held for spirits of slain SAF members from Cordillera to “come home”
Minda News / Posted 16 days ago
TUKANALIPAO, Mamasapano, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 25 January) — Relatives of 14 slain members of the Special Action Force (SAF) from the Cordillera held a ritual under a multicolored umbrella tent in the midst of a cornfield here Monday morning, the... Read more
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Rappler
FAST FACTS: Who are the new 6 Sandiganbayan justices?NEW JUDGES. Aquino announces the appointment of 6 new Sandiganbayan Associate J
FAST FACTS: Who are the new 6 Sandiganbayan justices?
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
NEW JUDGES. Aquino announces the appointment of 6 new Sandiganbayan Associate Justices. File photo from AFP MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III appointed on Monday, January 25, 6 new Sandiganbayan associate justices. The... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PAF commissions 3rd C-295 transport aircraft A new Spanish Airbus C-295 medium-lift aircraft prepares to land at the Clark
PAF commissions 3rd C-295 transport aircraft
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
A new Spanish Airbus C-295 medium-lift aircraft prepares to land at the Clark Air Base in Mabalacat City in Pampanga in September 2015. It is the second of three Airbus C-295 acquired by the Philippine... Read more
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Rappler
Lanao del Sur's 'Sleeping Beauty' mountain range on fireFIRE. The so-called 'Sleeping Beauty' mountain range in Lanao del Sur catches f
Lanao del Sur's 'Sleeping Beauty' mountain range on fire
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
FIRE. The so-called 'Sleeping Beauty' mountain range in Lanao del Sur catches fire on January 21, 2016. Photo courtesy of Khan Sharief MANILA, Philippines – Fire hit the so-called "Sleeping Beauty" mountain range in Lanao del Sur on Thursday,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Forest fire hits Lanao del SurMARAWI CITY, Philippines - Officials on Friday urged the Philippine Air Force (
Forest fire hits Lanao del Sur
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
MARAWI CITY, Philippines - Officials on Friday urged the Philippine Air Force (PAF) to immediately monitor a big fire ravaging since Thursday vast swaths of tropical rainforests in watershed areas in Lanao del Sur province. Vice Gov. Haroun... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bomb hoax scares Clark FreeportCITY OF SAN FERNANDO—The Philippine Air Force (PAF) deployed its bomb disposal
Bomb hoax scares Clark Freeport
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—The Philippine Air Force (PAF) deployed its bomb disposal unit last Tuesday to the Clark Freeport Zone to respond to a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax. Ret. Maj. Gen. Ricardo Banayat, Clark Development Corporation vice... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Oro council seeks answers on use by US of former airportJanuary 20th, 2016 01:40 AM A COMMERCIAL plane takes off from the Lumbia Airpo
De Oro council seeks answers on use by US of former airport
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
January 20th, 2016 01:40 AM A COMMERCIAL plane takes off from the Lumbia Airport for the last time in 2013 as the airport was decommissioned and was turned into the new home of the Philippine Air Force in Cagayan de Oro City. BOBBY LAGSA/INQUIRER... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -CLARK FREEPORT - The head of the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA)
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 22 days ago
CLARK FREEPORT - The head of the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) clarified here Friday that this freeport cannot be classified as a military base despite its hosting units of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) which occupies 300 hectares... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -ANGELES CITY – Why not Sangley for EDCA? This was the question posed by the Pin
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 22 days ago
ANGELES CITY – Why not Sangley for EDCA? This was the question posed by the Pinoy Gumising Ka Movement (PGKM) on the proposed location of the US facilities to store equipment and supplies under the Enhance Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). PGKM,... Read more
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Minda News
DA to start cloud seeding ops in Region 12GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 January) — The Department of Agriculture (DA)
DA to start cloud seeding ops in Region 12
Minda News / Posted 22 days ago
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 January) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 12 will start its planned cloud seeding operations on Wednesday as it moves to mitigate the worsening impact of the continuing dry spell on farm areas in... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines plans flight-tracking system in disputed seaPAG-ASA ISLAND. The second biggest island in the disputed South China Sea is ho
Philippines plans flight-tracking system in disputed sea
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
PAG-ASA ISLAND. The second biggest island in the disputed South China Sea is home to about a hundred Filipinos. Photo by SSg Amable Milay/Philippine Air Force MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines said Monday, January 18, it would install a civilian... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PMA superintendent to retire Feb. 17; selection process for successor startsMANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Military Academy will be having a new supe
PMA superintendent to retire Feb. 17; selection process for successor starts
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Military Academy will be having a new superintendent next month with the retirement of its current chief. Maj. Gen. Oscar Lopez is set to retire on February 17 upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 56 for... Read more
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Rappler
Dissenters on EDCA: It exceeds scope of defense treatiesDISSENTERS. (From L-R) Justices Teresita de Castro, Arturo Brion, Estela Perlas
Dissenters on EDCA: It exceeds scope of defense treaties
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
DISSENTERS. (From L-R) Justices Teresita de Castro, Arturo Brion, Estela Perlas-Bernabe and Marvic Leonen disagree with the majority decision on EDCA. MANILA, Philippines – Four Supreme Court justices dissented with the majority opinion that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
#Journeyto30 Collision courseMANILA, Philippines – What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable
#Journeyto30 Collision course
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Physics has shown that this statement is paradoxical. If an unstoppable force exists, there cannot be an immovable object and vice versa. History has shown too... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
A year after ‘Lolo Kiko’ visited PH Pope Francis to Yolanda survivors: “I am here.” A year after the visit of th
A year after ‘Lolo Kiko’ visited PH
Manila Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
Pope Francis to Yolanda survivors: “I am here.” A year after the visit of the Holy Father to the Philippines, Filipinos can’t help but be nostalgic about the blessed year that was. Pope Francis, fervently called... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
ASG man linked to Malaysia kidnap nabbed in Zamboanga A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) reportedly involved in the April, 2000
ASG man linked to Malaysia kidnap nabbed in Zamboanga
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) reportedly involved in the April, 2000 abduction of foreign tourists in Sipadan, Malaysia, has been arrested in Zamboanga City, police said yesterday. The... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
ASG member arrested in Zamboanga City A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) reportedly involved in the April 2000
ASG member arrested in Zamboanga City
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) reportedly involved in the April 2000 abduction of foreign tourists in Sipadan, Malaysia has been arrested in Zamboanga City, police said. The Philippine National Police... Read more
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Rappler
Effects of dry spell in Zamboanga City continue to worsenDREADED DROUGHT. Rice farmers are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of t
Effects of dry spell in Zamboanga City continue to worsen
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
DREADED DROUGHT. Rice farmers are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of the ongoing El Niño. MANILA, Philippines - After passing a resolution declaring a state of calamity in Zamboanga City on Tuesday, January 11, local officials have started... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, US vow close coordination on EDCAMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and the US have committed to coordinate c
Philippines, US vow close coordination on EDCA
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and the US have committed to coordinate closely on security and defense initiatives as part of the implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). In a joint statement at the conclusion of... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -CLARK FREEPORT - The Philippine government’s offer to use this freeport, a form
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 27 days ago
CLARK FREEPORT - The Philippine government’s offer to use this freeport, a former US Air Force base, among the areas for use by the US military under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) has stirred divided reactions from business... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zambales fishermen hail SC ruling on EdcaOLONGAPO CITY—Fishermen caught in the maritime disputes between China and the P
Zambales fishermen hail SC ruling on Edca
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
OLONGAPO CITY—Fishermen caught in the maritime disputes between China and the Philippines and other Asian countries said the Supreme Court decision to legitimize the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) ended their sleepless nights. Adriano... Read more
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Rappler
Beijing asserts right to flights to South China SeaPAG-ASA ISLAND. The second biggest island in the disputed South China Sea is ho
Beijing asserts right to flights to South China Sea
Rappler / Posted 30 days ago
PAG-ASA ISLAND. The second biggest island in the disputed South China Sea is home to about a hundred Filipinos. Photo by SSg Amable Milay/Philippine Air Force BEIJING, China – Beijing said Monday it did not need to notify Vietnam about flights to a... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Air Force man shot dead in SuluAn enlisted personnel of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) was killed in a shootin
Air Force man shot dead in Sulu
Zamboanga Today / Posted a month ago
An enlisted personnel of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) was killed in a shooting incident late Friday afternoon the capital town of Jolo, Sulu, according to a military official. Andrew Burias Nono, 27, assigned with the 15th Strike Wing based in... Read more
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Minda News
MINDANAO 2015: Mamasapano, Duterte and other headlines of 2015DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /08 January) – The grant of bail in early January to Ampa
MINDANAO 2015: Mamasapano, Duterte and other headlines of 2015
Minda News / Posted 1 months ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /08 January) – The grant of bail in early January to Ampatuan Massacre suspect Sajid Ampatuan for P200,000 per murder count or a total of P11.6 million for the 58 victims of the November 23, 2009 massacre landed Mindanao in the... Read more
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Minda News
MINDANAO 2015: National Living Treasure among Mindanawons who passed away in 2015DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/08 January) – A National Living Treasure, a forerunner of
MINDANAO 2015: National Living Treasure among Mindanawons who passed away in 2015
Minda News / Posted 1 months ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/08 January) – A National Living Treasure, a forerunner of interfaith dialogue in Mindanao, a retired bishop, a patriarch of a political dynasty, a founder of a breakaway Moro group, a commander of the New People’s Army and... Read more

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