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The Manila Times
Army intensifies operation in DavaoCLASHES BETWEEN TROOPERS, REDS INCREASE February 13, 2016 8:46 pm by Anthony
Army intensifies operation in Davao
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
CLASHES BETWEEN TROOPERS, REDS INCREASE February 13, 2016 8:46 pm by Anthony Vargas, CORRESPONDENT THE Philippine Army (PA) intensified its security operations in the Davao region in the wake of the increasing... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesSoldiers of the 11th Infantry Battalion and troopers of the Negros Occidental P
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Soldiers of the 11th Infantry Battalion and troopers of the Negros Occidental PNP Public Safety Company beefed up the local police of Isabela, after the recent ransacking of the house of a barangay captain in a hinterland barangay. Col. Francisco... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
‘Rebels’ attack kapitan’s houseBACOLOD City – Suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) allegedly attac
‘Rebels’ attack kapitan’s house
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
BACOLOD City – Suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) allegedly attacked the house of a village chief in Isabela, Negros Occ. evening of Feb. 11, 2016. But Barangay Captain Aurelio Tolero of Mansablay said he does not believe that the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Army, PNP augment Isabela police forceBACOLOD City – The Philippine Army and the provincial PNP here sent augmentatio
Army, PNP augment Isabela police force
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
BACOLOD City – The Philippine Army and the provincial PNP here sent augmentation forces to the Isabela Police Station after allegedly some 80 armed New People’s Army (NPA) members attacked the house of the village chief in Mansablay, Isabela, Negros... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
No order yet to PNP, Army to remove illegal postersTHE ILOILO Police Provincial Office (IPPO) and the Philippine Army have yet to
No order yet to PNP, Army to remove illegal posters
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
THE ILOILO Police Provincial Office (IPPO) and the Philippine Army have yet to receive orders from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to remove prohibited campaign posters of 2016 bets in the province. Based on Comelec Resolution 10049 or the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalA former member of the New People's Army in received livelihood assistance fro
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
A former member of the New People's Army in received livelihood assistance from the government under the Comprehensive Local Integration Program. The former rebel, known as �Kurt�, who surrendered December 7, received P65,000 as... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Philippine National Police in held a simulated exercise on a bomb threat s
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
The Philippine National Police in held a simulated exercise on a bomb threat scenario at the geothermal power plant in Valencia town Wednesday. The simulated exercise (SIMEX), conducted at around 11:25 a.m. at the geothermal power... Read more
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The Manila Times
Army sergeant killed, pal hurt in ambushFebruary 11, 2016 9:58 pm A PHILIPPINE Army (PA) Sergeant was killed and his c
Army sergeant killed, pal hurt in ambush
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
February 11, 2016 9:58 pm A PHILIPPINE Army (PA) Sergeant was killed and his companion was hurt in ambush by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay San Isidro, Libmanan town in Camarines... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Bloody pre-Valentine’ | 3 killed in Compostela Valley – Bulatlat“It seems the military is in a haste to meet its quota of civilians killed befo
‘Bloody pre-Valentine’ | 3 killed in Compostela Valley – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
“It seems the military is in a haste to meet its quota of civilians killed before the BS Aquino regime ends.” MANILA – Human rights group Karapatan denounced what it called “killing frenzy” by suspected soldiers in Compostela Valley province, with... Read more
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Minda News
Army deploying freshly retrained soldiers for poll duties in SurigaoSURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Feb) – After retraining and already armed with the
Army deploying freshly retrained soldiers for poll duties in Surigao
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Feb) – After retraining and already armed with the new Remington R4 rifles, the Philippine Army redeployed the 30th Infantry Battalion for poll duty in Surigao del Norte. The 4th Infantry Division (4ID) also deployed the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe Leonardo Panaligan Command of the New People's Army in central Negros order
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
The Leonardo Panaligan Command of the New People's Army in central Negros ordered the arrest and punishment of candidates for the May 9 elections, who possess firearms and are maintaining armed goons. In a tape-recorded statement, rebel spokesman Ka... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Clothes allegedly exhumed from mass grave questionable’ – NDFP consultants – BulatlatOutside the Manila Regional Trial Court, human rights activists call for the re
‘Clothes allegedly exhumed from mass grave questionable’ – NDFP consultants – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 3 days ago
Outside the Manila Regional Trial Court, human rights activists call for the release of political prisoners and dismissal of trumped up cases against them. (Photo courtesy of Angge Santos / Karapatan) “But the main question here is, where did they... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Where are the 119 LTO deputies?February 07, 2016 Where are the 119 trained-policemen deputies of the Land Tra
Where are the 119 LTO deputies?
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
February 07, 2016 Where are the 119 trained-policemen deputies of the Land Transportation Office gone? The LTO has not yet deputized them at all? LTO complains it is undermanned, but it has not yet issued formal deputization orders for 119 policemen... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Army commits media tie-upFebruary 07, 2016 The commanding officer of the 303rd Infantry Brigade (IB) of
Army commits media tie-up
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
February 07, 2016 The commanding officer of the 303rd Infantry Brigade (IB) of the Philippine Army (PA) based in Negros Island vowed to strengthen the partnership with the local media for timely and accurate dissemination of information. Col.... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -(AT PEACE. Gov. Lilia Pineda and VG Dennis Pineda act as peacemakers between ri
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 4 days ago
(AT PEACE. Gov. Lilia Pineda and VG Dennis Pineda act as peacemakers between rivals for the Mabalacat City mayorship BM Cris Garbo, Pyra Lucas and incumbent Marino Morales. At left is unopposed VM Christian Halili. Photos by Bong Lacson) CITY OF SAN... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe Philippine Army and National Police yesterday vowed to go after those who w
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
The Philippine Army and National Police yesterday vowed to go after those who will undermine the electoral process, as the campaign period for candidates vying for national positions starts today. Lt. Col. Rey Tiongson, Army's 3rd Infantry Division... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Army major dies during marathon in AlabangMANILA, Philippines — A 40-year old Army major died while participating in a ma
Army major dies during marathon in Alabang
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — A 40-year old Army major died while participating in a marathon at the Alabang Skyway on Sunday Sunday, a military official said. Maj. Arnold Lubang suffered from cardiac arrest and collapsed barely one kilometer away from the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army officer dies of cardiac arrest during marathon runA military officer from the Philippine Army died from cardiac arrest during a 2
Army officer dies of cardiac arrest during marathon run
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
A military officer from the Philippine Army died from cardiac arrest during a 21-kilometer run at the Condura Skyway Marathon in Alabang on Sunday. Major Arnold Lubang was one kilometer away from the finish line when he collapsed, said Army... Read more
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Rappler
The troubled times of Angie ReyesSALUTE. Former defense chief Angelo Reyes gestures in salute in 2003. All photo
The troubled times of Angie Reyes
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
SALUTE. Former defense chief Angelo Reyes gestures in salute in 2003. All photos published in Newsbreak in 2003 Editor's Note: This story was first published by Newsbreak magazine in February 2011. We are republishing this piece for the 5th death... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsThe 1 st Negros Island Regional Athletic Association Meet opens this afternoon
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
The 1 st Negros Island Regional Athletic Association Meet opens this afternoon with delegations and officials from Negros Occidental and Oriental joining the 4:30 p.m. opening ceremony at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippine Army ordered to guard security threats during campaign periodMANILA, Philippines – Philippine Army (PA) commander Lt. Gen Eduardo Año on Fri
Philippine Army ordered to guard security threats during campaign period
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Army (PA) commander Lt. Gen Eduardo Año on Friday issued an order directing all field commanders to be alert against security threats amid the campaign period which will start on February 9. Año advised the field... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalLocal candidates for the May 9 elections in the towns of Sibulan and Pamplona,
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
Local candidates for the May 9 elections in the towns of Sibulan and Pamplona, , attended the signing of a peace covenant Wednesday. Lt. Col. Rhoderick Garcia, 79 th Infantry Battalion commander, said the signing of peace covenants by... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsAthletes from Negros Oriental are scheduled to arrive in Bacolod City today for
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Athletes from Negros Oriental are scheduled to arrive in Bacolod City today for the 1 st Negros Island Region Athletic Association Meet that will open Monday at the Panaad Park and Stadium. Romeo Sison, Education Program Supervisor in Negros... Read more
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Inquirier.net
114 APCs to see action vs rebelsThe military will be deploying 114 recently acquired armored personnel carriers
114 APCs to see action vs rebels
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
The military will be deploying 114 recently acquired armored personnel carriers (APCs) from the United States to Mindanao to boost its internal security operations in the regions. The 114 M113 A2 APCs were formally turned over to the Mechanized... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US: $66 M part of regular military aid to PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines – US military assistance to the Philippines is expected to
US: $66 M part of regular military aid to Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – US military assistance to the Philippines is expected to increase to $66 million this year. However, it is not tied to the implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, US embassy Press Attaché Kurt Hoyer... Read more
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The Manila Times
5 envoys, COA, CSD chiefs fail to get CA nodFebruary 3, 2016 10:01 pm FIVE ambassadors and two commissioners of the Commis
5 envoys, COA, CSD chiefs fail to get CA nod
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
February 3, 2016 10:01 pm FIVE ambassadors and two commissioners of the Commission on Audit (COA) and Civil Service Commission failed to get the nod of the Commission on Appointments (CA) Wednesday because... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army acquires 114 armored vehiclesThe Philippine Army is formally acquiring 114 units of armored personnel carrie
Army acquires 114 armored vehicles
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
The Philippine Army is formally acquiring 114 units of armored personnel carriers, seen to boost the military’s anti-insurgency operations, on Thursday. A turnover and blessing ceremony of the armored vehicles will be held in Tarlac with Defense... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Morong 43’ assail Ombudsman decision exonerating Arroyo, military – Bulatlat“How can they turn a blind eye to what we went through? It has been six long ye
‘Morong 43’ assail Ombudsman decision exonerating Arroyo, military – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 10 days ago
“How can they turn a blind eye to what we went through? It has been six long years. The whole world knows what happened to us. But not the Ombudsman apparently.” MANILA – It has been six years but Mercy Castro, one of the 43 health workers illegally... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Breaking down UP’s win over UE in UAAP volleyballMANILA, Philippines – The UP Lady Maroons have made great strides in the past y
Breaking down UP’s win over UE in UAAP volleyball
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The UP Lady Maroons have made great strides in the past year. They finished the UAAP with a 5-9 record despite losing Kathy Bersola to an injury and yet they figured in four five-setters (1-3). If anything, they showed marked... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Chiz wants indigenous peoples named to NCIP Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero yesterday called on President Benigno Aquino
Chiz wants indigenous peoples named to NCIP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero yesterday called on President Benigno Aquino III to appoint indigenous peoples (IPs) to the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) saying they are in a better... Read more
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The Manila Times
Army, police deploy Bayanihan TeamsJanuary 31, 2016 9:42 pm BULACAN: Some 55 Philippine Army (PA) personnel and 3
Army, police deploy Bayanihan Teams
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
January 31, 2016 9:42 pm BULACAN: Some 55 Philippine Army (PA) personnel and 39 Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel under the Bayanihan Team will be deployed in nine barangays in Bulacan and two barangays in... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
No exemptions from gun ban – vice guvBACOLOD City – Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said "no loc
No exemptions from gun ban – vice guv
The Daily Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said "no local candidate together with his/her group should be exempted from the gun ban." Lacson made the stand after Atty. Jessie Suarez, provincial election supervisor, said they... Read more
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Inquirier.net
What it takes to be an elite SAF trooperTOUGH TRAINING Police officers aspiring to become members of the Special Action
What it takes to be an elite SAF trooper
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
TOUGH TRAINING Police officers aspiring to become members of the Special Action Force (SAF), an elite unit of the Philippine National Police, go through rigorous exercises at the SAF Training School at Fort Sto. Domingo in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘US violated no treaty’BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF KILLING FIELD The flat cornfields of Mamasapano town in Magu
‘US violated no treaty’
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF KILLING FIELD The flat cornfields of Mamasapano town in Maguindanao province, where 44 commandos of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force were pinned down and killed on Jan. 25 in clashes with Moro rebels, as seen... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
4 cities, 6 towns in NegOr tagged as poll watch list areasDUMAGUETE City – Four cities and six municipalities in Negros Oriental were ide
4 cities, 6 towns in NegOr tagged as poll watch list areas
The Daily Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
DUMAGUETE City – Four cities and six municipalities in Negros Oriental were identified as election watch list areas (EWAs) and would therefore be under close watch until the May 9 synchronized elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
PRO-6 Health service holds medical and dental missionTHE Police Regional office 6 Health Service headed by Superintendent Marissa S.
PRO-6 Health service holds medical and dental mission
The Daily Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
THE Police Regional office 6 Health Service headed by Superintendent Marissa S. Bellote conducted a medical and dental mission Jan. 27, 2016 at the covered gym of San Juan, Molo, Iloilo City. This project was materialized through the concerted... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US aided SAF raiders onlyU.S. AID US forces use their helicopter to airlift Philippine police commandos
US aided SAF raiders only
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
U.S. AID US forces use their helicopter to airlift Philippine police commandos wounded in a clash with Moro rebels from the Shariff Aguak Provincial Police command to a hospital in Camp Siongco in Datu Odin Sinsuat. FERDINAND CABRERA/Contributor The... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Palparan to be charged for Manalo brothers kidnapping « BulatlatRetired Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. (in khaki jacket) speaks before the media in a
Palparan to be charged for Manalo brothers kidnapping « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 15 days ago
Retired Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. (in khaki jacket) speaks before the media in a press conference August 12 at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). (Photo by Macky Macaspac / Pinoy Weekly) “To call it a ‘long overdue decision’ is an... Read more
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Rappler
Cardinal Quevedo on BBL: 'Peace on the altar of politics'MINDANAO'S 1ST CARDINAL. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, then secretary-ge
Cardinal Quevedo on BBL: 'Peace on the altar of politics'
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
MINDANAO'S 1ST CARDINAL. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, then secretary-general of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences, gestures as he speaks during a press briefing at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Manila on August 15, 2009.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Marcelino one of our spies – ArmyJanuary 26, 2016 11:06 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AND FERNAN MARAS
Marcelino one of our spies – Army
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
January 26, 2016 11:06 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AND FERNAN MARASIGAN, REPORTER THE Philippine Army has issued a certification stating that Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino has been feeding... Read more
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Sun Star
Info from close-door hearings may spare Aquino of Mamasapano blameSENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday that information given in closed-door
Info from close-door hearings may spare Aquino of Mamasapano blame
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday that information given in closed-door hearings of the Senate would be enough to clear President Benigno Aquino III of any liability on the botched Mamasapano operation. At a press conference, Trillanes said... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Marcelino sharing illegal drugs information — PA chief Philippine Army commander Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año on Tuesday confirmed beleaguer
Marcelino sharing illegal drugs information — PA chief
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Philippine Army commander Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año on Tuesday confirmed beleaguered Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino was sharing information on illegal drug activities with the PA Intelligence... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate closed-door divulgence may clear Aquino of Mamasapano blame–TrillanesSenator Antonio Trillanes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE President
Senate closed-door divulgence may clear Aquino of Mamasapano blame–Trillanes
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
Senator Antonio Trillanes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE President Benigno Aquino III would be cleared from any liability on the Mamasapano operation if the information given in closed-door hearings of the Senate would be released to the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte:  Let truth come out through Enrile probeDAVAO CITY – “Let (Senator Juan Ponce) Enrile unravel the truth,” Mayor and pre
Duterte:  Let truth come out through Enrile probe
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
DAVAO CITY – “Let (Senator Juan Ponce) Enrile unravel the truth,” Mayor and presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday, when asked about the many questions still unanswered about the Mamasapano clash that claimed the lives of 44 Special... Read more
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Rappler
Explosions heard in Albay not from Mayon – PhivolcsUNPREDICTABLE. Mayon Volcano has erupted nearly 50 times since its first record
Explosions heard in Albay not from Mayon – Phivolcs
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
UNPREDICTABLE. Mayon Volcano has erupted nearly 50 times since its first recorded explosion in 1616. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) clarifies that the explosions... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Colonel linked to ‘shabu’ ringMarine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino was not assigned to conduct covert operatio
Colonel linked to ‘shabu’ ring
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 days ago
Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino was not assigned to conduct covert operations against illegal drug syndicates but he has links to an illegal drug syndicate run by a certain Atong Lee. “Colonel Marcelino was not on the target list. He was not on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Oplan Exodus last year, Oplan Moses this yearJanuary 24, 2016 9:47 pm I haven’t heard such a case even in the most imaginat
Oplan Exodus last year, Oplan Moses this year
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
January 24, 2016 9:47 pm I haven’t heard such a case even in the most imaginative crime movie or novel. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives surveil an apartment for days, based on information... Read more
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Rappler
Marine colonel: I would never betray country for drugsINNOCENT? Marine Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino, a former official of PDEA, raises
Marine colonel: I would never betray country for drugs
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
INNOCENT? Marine Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino, a former official of PDEA, raises his handcuffs and is escorted by PDEA members as they leave the Department of Justice in Manila after attending inquest proceedings on January 22, 2016. Photo by Ben... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Marcelino presents Army certification during inquestFormer PDEA official Lt Col. Ferdinand Marcelino was being escorted by PDEA age
Marcelino presents Army certification during inquest
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
Former PDEA official Lt Col. Ferdinand Marcelino was being escorted by PDEA agents after inquest proceedings at the Department of Justice. LYN RILLON “I will never betray my country,” former drug buster Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino declared on... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
I was on a secret mission, arrested ex-PDEA officer claims Former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) officer Col. Ferdinand Marce
I was on a secret mission, arrested ex-PDEA officer claims
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
Former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) officer Col. Ferdinand Marcelino yesterday insisted that he was only doing covert operation when he was arrested together with a Chinese... Read more
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