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Inquirier.net
Duterte: I will have criminals killed“I WILL have criminals killed and I don’t like drugs. Get out of here if you’re
Duterte: I will have criminals killed
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
“I WILL have criminals killed and I don’t like drugs. Get out of here if you’re into drugs.” Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte went to the heart of one of Metro Manila’s toughest slum districts to deliver his no-nonsense anticrime drive at the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Volunteer’ supporters join motorcade for Duterte, CayetanoZAMBOANGA CITY—More than 100 vehicles joined a motorcade in support of the cand
‘Volunteer’ supporters join motorcade for Duterte, Cayetano
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY—More than 100 vehicles joined a motorcade in support of the candidacy of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for president and Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano for vice president here on Tuesday. Retired Judge Mike Muin of the local chapter of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Jolo test mission bomb plot baredZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Police and military forces intensified security a
Jolo test mission bomb plot bared
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Police and military forces intensified security after intercepting plot of the Abu Sayyaf group to conduct bombing in the downtown of Jolo, capital of Sulu. The Joint Task Group Sulu (JTGS) disclosed the Abu Sayyaf... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Misuari gathers 2,000 loyal men in bid to install sonDESPITE an outstanding warrant for his arrest, Nur Misuari gathered 2,000 fight
Misuari gathers 2,000 loyal men in bid to install son
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
DESPITE an outstanding warrant for his arrest, Nur Misuari gathered 2,000 fighters loyal to him at his home in Camp Astana in Indanan, Sulu, to install his son as vice chairman of his faction of the Moro National Liberation Front. Wanted for leading... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Fluid Pulse Asia resultAfter dropping to second place in the December survey due to the Commission on
Fluid Pulse Asia result
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
After dropping to second place in the December survey due to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) decision of disqualifying her for being a foundling and for allegedly not meeting the residency requirement, Senator Grace Poe (Independent) regained... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Killing seasonElection season is also killing season in this country. Two days before the off
Killing season
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Election season is also killing season in this country. Two days before the official start of the campaign period, a grenade was lobbed at the home of a councilor in Isabela. Three motorcycles and a van were destroyed, but all the residents were... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zamboanga City welcomes Chinese New Year with much-needed rainZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Residents here welcomed the Lunar New Year with a
Zamboanga City welcomes Chinese New Year with much-needed rain
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Residents here welcomed the Lunar New Year with a sigh of relief – thanks to the two-hour heavy rain on Monday morning. On her Facebook page, Mayor Isabelle Climaco Salazar posted: “Thank you Lord for the rain! Indeed,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Misuari met with 2,000 followers in Sulu, says militaryMANILA, Philippines — Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari
Misuari met with 2,000 followers in Sulu, says military
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari, who is facing rebellion charges over the 2013 Zamboanga siege, met with his followers last Sunday in Indanan, Sulu, the military said Monday. Citing information relayed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
3-yr-old boy kidnapped in Zamboanga del Sur found in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines–A three-year old boy who was kidnapped in Pitogo, Z
3-yr-old boy kidnapped in Zamboanga del Sur found in Sulu
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines–A three-year old boy who was kidnapped in Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur last year, was found in Indanan, Sulu on Sunday. Major Filemon Tan, spokesperson of the Western Mindanao Command, said the boy, Ace Jay Garban, was... Read more
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Minda News
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigg
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigger print” published in 1999 by Said Sadain, Jr. editor of www.bugsnbytes.com. This piece was reprinted, with permission from the author, on 7 February 2004, the 30th... Read more
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Minda News
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: A birthday cake that was not eaten; a town that has yet to rise from the ashes(This piece was first published in www.mindanews.com on 7 February 2004, the 30
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: A birthday cake that was not eaten; a town that has yet to rise from the ashes
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
(This piece was first published in www.mindanews.com on 7 February 2004, the 30th anniversary of the burning of Jolo and reprinted in the February 2011 issue of OUR Mindanao newsmagazine. We are reprinting this here on February 7, 2016, the 42nd... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tawi-Tawi mayor survives attack in Zambo CityZAMBOANGA CITY—Unidentified men shot and wounded the mayor of Bongao town in Ta
Tawi-Tawi mayor survives attack in Zambo City
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY—Unidentified men shot and wounded the mayor of Bongao town in Tawi-Tawi province in the village of Baliwasan here on Sunday morning, police said. Mayor Jasper Que, his driver who was identified only as Adjing, and staff member Jurmina... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Violence greets eve of campaignA BARANGAY chairman was shot dead in Nueva Ecija while a town mayor was wounded
Violence greets eve of campaign
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
A BARANGAY chairman was shot dead in Nueva Ecija while a town mayor was wounded in an ambush in the port city of Zamboanga two days before the campaign for the May local and national elections kicks off. Police identified the fatality as Rolando... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Quiboloy: ‘I am behind Mayor Duterte’ ”Roxas was there all the time.” The quote is from presidential candidate and
Quiboloy: ‘I am behind Mayor Duterte’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
”Roxas was there all the time.” The quote is from presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte at a press conference conducted yesterday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City, Rizal. He... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Shot and wounded Tawi-Tawi mayor is now out of danger, say copsZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The mayor of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi who was wounded af
Shot and wounded Tawi-Tawi mayor is now out of danger, say cops
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The mayor of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi who was wounded after he was shot in the village of Baliwasan here on Sunday morning, has been declared out of danger at the Ciudad Medical Hospital by physicians there, Supt. Luisito... Read more
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Sun Star
Tawi-Tawi mayor wounded in ambushA TOWN mayor of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi was shot and wounded in an ambush on Sunday w
Tawi-Tawi mayor wounded in ambush
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
A TOWN mayor of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi was shot and wounded in an ambush on Sunday while on his way to the port city of Zamboanga. Zamboanga City Police spokesperson Helen Galvez said Mayor Jasper Que was shot by unidentified riding-in-tandem suspects... Read more
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Rappler
Tawi-Tawi town mayor wounded in Zamboanga City shootingMANILA, Philippines – The mayor of Tawi-Tawi’s capital town Bongao was wounded
Tawi-Tawi town mayor wounded in Zamboanga City shooting
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The mayor of Tawi-Tawi’s capital town Bongao was wounded in a shooting incident in Zamboanga City on Sunday morning, February 7, authorities said. Two unidentified assailants on board a motorcycle shot Mayor Jasper Que while he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tawi-Tawi mayor wounded in Sunday morning attackZAMBOANGA CITY – The mayor of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, was wounded after he was shot
Tawi-Tawi mayor wounded in Sunday morning attack
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The mayor of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, was wounded after he was shot in the village of Baliwasan here on Sunday morning. Mayor Jasper Que sustained wounds in the arm and body. He was brought to the Ciudad Medical Hospital. Senior... Read more
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Pilipino Star
#Journeyto30 An elusive peaceMANILA, Philippines - The Philippine STAR began this month with a banner story
#Journeyto30 An elusive peace
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine STAR began this month with a banner story on the death of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (“Palace accepts BBL’s doom,” Feb. 1, 2016), the primary legislative instrument that, if passed, would have created the Bangsamoro... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MILF to continue peace process with next govermentZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has vowe
MILF to continue peace process with next goverment
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has vowed to stick to the peace process in finding a solution to the conflict in Mindanao despite the failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) Ghazali Jaafar, MILF vice... Read more
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The Manila Times
IED PLANTED IN PATIKUL MILITARY POSTFebruary 5, 2016 9:12 pm ZAMBOANGA CITY: Suspected Abu Sayyaf rebels rigged a
IED PLANTED IN PATIKUL MILITARY POST
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 5, 2016 9:12 pm ZAMBOANGA CITY: Suspected Abu Sayyaf rebels rigged a military detachment in Patikul town, Sulu with improvised explosive, a day after they bombed a convoy of soldiers in a village there.... 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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Rappler
Application for senior high's voucher program until February 15MANILA, Philippines – Grade 10 students from private schools only have until Fe
Application for senior high's voucher program until February 15
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Grade 10 students from private schools only have until February 15 to apply for the senior high school (SHS) voucher program. The program is the government's subsidy for students who will pursue SHS in private high schools,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Those Japanese tripsOnce very critical of foreign travels, President Benigno Aquino III would have
Those Japanese trips
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
Once very critical of foreign travels, President Benigno Aquino III would have flown at least 45 times to 24 countries by the time he gives up the presidency on June 30. And of these, six are trips to Japan. His first was to Yokohama to attend the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peace panel on BBL: Down but not outMANILA, Philippines – While Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law
Peace panel on BBL: Down but not out
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – While Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) may have set back peace efforts, the government is determined to pursue lasting peace in Mindanao, with peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer declaring, “We are... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
House abruptly adjourns session, blocks veto override Despite strong bipartisan support, a move to override the presidential veto o
House abruptly adjourns session, blocks veto override
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Despite strong bipartisan support, a move to override the presidential veto on the proposed P2,000 Social Security System (SSS) retirement pension increase failed when the House of... Read more
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Balita
NFA tells grains businessmen to renew license on time January 29, 2016 7:37 am ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 28 -– The National Food Author
NFA tells grains businessmen to renew license on time
Balita / Posted 6 days ago
January 29, 2016 7:37 am ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 28 -– The National Food Authority (NFA) has urged grains businessmen to renew their license on time to avoid payment of penalties and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
7 Marines hurt in Sulu roadside bombingMaj. Felimon Tan Jr., spokesman of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), s
7 Marines hurt in Sulu roadside bombing
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
Maj. Felimon Tan Jr., spokesman of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), said the troopers under the Marine Battalion Landing Team 10 (MBLT) were riding a convoy of vehicles when it hit an improvised explosive device (IED) that rigged along the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sulu roadside bombing injures 7 marine troopers ZAMBOANGA CITY — Seven marine troopers were wounded in a roadside bombing bel
Sulu roadside bombing injures 7 marine troopers
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — Seven marine troopers were wounded in a roadside bombing believed to have been perpetrated by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) brigands early Thursday in the province of Sulu, an official... Read more
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Inquirier.net
7 Marines injured in Sulu blastSeven members of the Philippine Marines were injured in a roadside blast in Sul
7 Marines injured in Sulu blast
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Seven members of the Philippine Marines were injured in a roadside blast in Sulu on Thursday morning, the military said. An improvised explosive device went off and hit a convoy of the Marine Battalion Landing Team-10 in Barangay (village) Lagtoh in... Read more
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Rappler
7 Marines hurt in Sulu blastSULU SECURITY. File photo of Marines in Sulu. File photo by Rappler ZAMBOANGA
7 Marines hurt in Sulu blast
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
SULU SECURITY. File photo of Marines in Sulu. File photo by Rappler ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded by a roadside in Barangay Lagtoh, Talipao, Sulu, on Thursday, February 4, hitting a convoy of Marines and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Comelec cuts vote time by 2 hoursMANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has decided to shor
Comelec cuts vote time by 2 hours
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has decided to shorten voting hours in the May 9 local and national polls. Voting hours will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – two hours shorter than in the 2013 mid-term polls, when the centers... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Renewed fighting fearedWithout BBL, MILF might go to war again – Sulu solon Zamboanga City – The fail
Renewed fighting feared
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Without BBL, MILF might go to war again – Sulu solon Zamboanga City – The failure of the national government to complete the peace accord with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) might push the largest secessionist group in the country today to... Read more
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Minda News
New Focus, Same EvidenceGENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 3 Feb) – Disregarding “new focus”, nothing new
New Focus, Same Evidence
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 3 Feb) – Disregarding “new focus”, nothing new – nothing that can be considered new material evidence – came out at the 7-hour new inquiry on the Mamasapano debacle last January 26. Old issues were discussed with the... Read more
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Minda News
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: A post-mortem on BBLMALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 Feb) – Congress has left the Bangsamoro Basic La
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: A post-mortem on BBL
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 Feb) – Congress has left the Bangsamoro Basic Law to die on the bloodstained path to elusive, if not illusive, peace in Mindanao, and so it can now be said that it was a bill no lawmaker wanted passed. At least not... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army sergeant shoots self after firing at businesswoman in Zamboanga CityZAMBOANGA CITY—An Army sergeant fatally shot himself after firing at a business
Army sergeant shoots self after firing at businesswoman in Zamboanga City
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY—An Army sergeant fatally shot himself after firing at a businesswoman in Barangay (village) Malagutay here last Tuesday evening, the police said Wednesday. Superintendent Luisito Magnaye, the city police director, said both the... Read more
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Rappler
PH hopes to send more athletes to 2016 Rio OlympicsPHILIPPINE TEAM. Eric Cray, who was born in Olongapo but lives in Texas, is one
PH hopes to send more athletes to 2016 Rio Olympics
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
PHILIPPINE TEAM. Eric Cray, who was born in Olongapo but lives in Texas, is one of the Filipino athletes set to compete at the Rio Olympics this August. File photo by Singapore SEA Games Organizing Committee/Action Images via Reuters MANILA,... Read more
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Minda News
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February 2016 at the House of Representatives in Quezon City). To me and to many, the ARMM is not a failed experiment. It was not a failure of the law either. It has been said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Romualdez: Aquino game implied stand-down orderTHE INDEPENDENT Minority Bloc (IMB) of the House of Representatives Tuesday iss
Romualdez: Aquino game implied stand-down order
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
THE INDEPENDENT Minority Bloc (IMB) of the House of Representatives Tuesday issued an executive report that claimed that President Aquino had issued a “stand down order” in the Mamasapano carnage. Leyte Representative Martin Romualdez, a senatorial... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy responsible for SAF 44 deaths, says House blocMANILA, Philippines – President Aquino bears responsibility for the massacre of
Noy responsible for SAF 44 deaths, says House bloc
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino bears responsibility for the massacre of 44 Special Action Force commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Jan. 25 last year, lawmakers belonging to the independent bloc of the House of Representatives said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino’s stand-down order, cover-up in Mamasapano ‘unspoken but apparent’ – House minorityMANILA — An executive report by the Independent Minority Bloc (IMB) of the Hous
Aquino’s stand-down order, cover-up in Mamasapano ‘unspoken but apparent’ – House minority
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA — An executive report by the Independent Minority Bloc (IMB) of the House of Representatives claimed that by his actuations, President Aquino issued a stand-down order in the Mamasasapano encounter in the hours leading to the slaughter of 44... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House minority report on Mamasapano finds Aquino liable for SAF men massacreTHE three-member independent bloc in the House of Representatives found Preside
House minority report on Mamasapano finds Aquino liable for SAF men massacre
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
THE three-member independent bloc in the House of Representatives found President Benigno Aquino III liable for issuing a stand down order in the Mamasapano operation. This was the finding of the independent minority report on the Jan. 25, 2015... Read more
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Minda News
Marawi folk blame Aquino for death of BBLMARAWI CITY (MindaNews/02 February) — Residents here blamed President Benigno A
Marawi folk blame Aquino for death of BBL
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/02 February) — Residents here blamed President Benigno Aquino III for the failure of Congress to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law before it adjourns next week. In a rally on Monday, some residents said Aquino did not do enough to... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
A case against AquinoSENATE Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile was a “disappointment.” Contrary to ex
A case against Aquino
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
SENATE Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile was a “disappointment.” Contrary to expectations, at the reopening of the Mamasapano massacre investigation, Enrile not say anything new. An editorial of a pro-administration broadsheet called it “Enrile’s... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Noynoy kills BBLThe administration of “Boy Sisi” Aquino can look around for someone to blame fo
Noynoy kills BBL
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
The administration of “Boy Sisi” Aquino can look around for someone to blame for its failure to get its heart’s desire. But it will have no one to blame this time but itself and itself alone. If there was something that was doomed to fail from the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Four Army soldiers sacked for drug useFOUR ARMY soldiers under the 3rd Infantry Division were dismissed from service
Four Army soldiers sacked for drug use
The Daily Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
FOUR ARMY soldiers under the 3rd Infantry Division were dismissed from service for illegal drug use. Brigadier General Harold Cabreros, 3ID commander, confirmed the dismissal Feb. 1, 2016 but declined to name the soldiers. Cabreros said the sacked... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Abu Sayyaf member captured in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Government troops captured an Abu Sayyaf member w
Abu Sayyaf member captured in Sulu
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Government troops captured an Abu Sayyaf member while two others escaped during operation Monday dawn in the village of Patikul, Sulu. The military identified the Abu Sayyaf member as Basir Aden, who was captured at... Read more
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Pilipino Star
El Niño damage in Zamboanga City now at P14 millionZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The dry spell brought by the El Niño phenomenon c
El Niño damage in Zamboanga City now at P14 million
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The dry spell brought by the El Niño phenomenon continued to ravage vast tracts of agricultural crops and livestock in Zamboanga City. City Agriculturist Diosdado Palacat said the affected areas have been expanding with... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Administration gives up on BBLTHE government’s chief peace negotiator admitted Sunday that the Bangsamoro Bas
Administration gives up on BBL
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
THE government’s chief peace negotiator admitted Sunday that the Bangsamoro Basic Law was dead and urged the next administration to pick up where the Aquino administration left off. In an interview over radio dzBB, Miriam Coronel Ferrer, who headed... Read more
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The Manila Times
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to contend with President B. S. Aquino 3rd’s allies who were resolved to save their patron from any criminal liability in the... Read more
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