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Daily Telegraph
Philippines hunts Malaysian professor set to be regional Isil leader after commanders killed in MarawiThe Philippine army on Tuesday said it was hunting down a Malaysian professor p
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
The Philippine army on Tuesday said it was hunting down a Malaysian professor primed to be next Isil leader in Southeast Asia after the terrorist movement’s two most senior regional commanders were killed in battle. Isil’s Southeast Asia emir,... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte declares Marawi “liberated from terrorist influence”medals, pistols and gifts to military and police officials who planned the oper
Minda News / Posted 8 hours ago
medals, pistols and gifts to military and police officials who planned the operation against the terrorists. He promoted Philippine Army chief Rolando Bautista from Major General to Lieutenant General. He also met some of the child hostages... Read more
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Swissinfo
Philippine president declares Marawi City liberated from militantsThis content was published on October 17, 2017 7:18 AMOct 17, 2017 - 07:18 FIL
Swissinfo / Posted 16 hours ago
This content was published on October 17, 2017 7:18 AMOct 17, 2017 - 07:18 FILE PICTURE: Captain Arnel Carandang of the Philippine army 1st scout ranger battalion past damaged houses and building in Sultan Omar Dianalan boulevard at Mapandi district... Read more
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The Manila Times
Soldier dies, 1 wounded in Ilocos Sur NPA attackA PHILIPPINE Army soldier was killed while another was wounded after New People
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
A PHILIPPINE Army soldier was killed while another was wounded after New People’s Army (NPA) rebels fired upon troops doing repair works at a public school in Quirino, Ilocos Sur. 2Lt. Rey Gaezell Anfone, spokesman of the Army’s 81st Infantry... Read more
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Gulf News
Battle for Marawi: bitter siege that left a city in ruinsand 400,000 residents displaced, and the city in ruins.The extremist takeoverFi
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
and 400,000 residents displaced, and the city in ruins.The extremist takeoverFighting broke out on May 23 during what the Philippine army said was an operation to catch Hapilon, wanted for years as leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group... Read more
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Canberra Times
Death of IS leaders boosts battle to retake besieged Philippine citymilitants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
militants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed during a battle to rescue hostages. Philippine army commanders are now confident they will be able to quickly retake the city after the killing of Isnilon... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Battle for Marawi: Bitter siege that left a city in ruins400,000 residents displaced, and the city in ruins. The jihadist takeover Fig
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
400,000 residents displaced, and the city in ruins. The jihadist takeover Fighting broke out on May 23 during what the Philippine army said was an operation to catch Hapilon, wanted for years as leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Battle for Marawi: bitter siege that left a city in ruins400,000 residents displaced, and the city in ruins. THE EXTREMIST TAKEOVER Fi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
400,000 residents displaced, and the city in ruins. THE EXTREMIST TAKEOVER Fighting broke out on May 23 during what the Philippine army said was an operation to catch Hapilon, wanted for years as leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group... Read more
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WA Today
Death of IS leaders boosts battle to retake besieged Philippine citymilitants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed
WA Today / Posted yesterday
militants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed during a battle to rescue hostages. Philippine army commanders are now confident they will be able to quickly retake the city after the killing of Isnilon... Read more
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WA Today
Death of IS leaders boosts battle to retake besieged Philippine citymilitants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed
WA Today / Posted yesterday
militants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed during a battle to rescue hostages. Philippine army commanders are now confident they will be able to quickly retake the city after the killing of Isnilon... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Death of IS leaders boosts battle to retake besieged Philippine citymilitants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
militants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed during a battle to rescue hostages. Philippine army commanders are now confident they will be able to quickly retake the city after the killing of Isnilon... Read more
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The Age
Death of IS leaders boosts battle to retake besieged Philippine citymilitants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed
The Age / Posted yesterday
militants who besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi have been killed during a battle to rescue hostages. Philippine army commanders are now confident they will be able to quickly retake the city after the killing of Isnilon... Read more
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BBC News
Philippines says siege almost overplayback is unsupported on your device VideoPhilippines says IS-linked militan
BBC News / Posted yesterday
playback is unsupported on your device VideoPhilippines says IS-linked militants in Marawi are making 'last stand' The Philippine army has launched an offensive to flush out the last 40 fighters loyal to so-called Islamic State (IS) from the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t plans disposition of military assets to augment ballooning pensionprogram. The President said leasing out military land in Fort Bonifacio—the lo
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
program. The President said leasing out military land in Fort Bonifacio—the location of the headquarters of the Philippine Army and the Philippine Marines, as well as Bonifacio Naval Station—would raise “trillions” of pesos for the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalforce for not taking action against the killers of the Calago couple in Brgy. T
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
force for not taking action against the killers of the Calago couple in Brgy. Tacpao in the city, that he had linked to the Philippine Army. The NPA had claimed responsibility for the ambush and killing of six Guihulngan policemen, including police... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
What has Derailed Peace Talks with the Philippines’ Communist Rebels?in Nueva Vizcaya at the start of the month, whilst on 20 September, nine Maoist
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
in Nueva Vizcaya at the start of the month, whilst on 20 September, nine Maoist rebels were slain in a clash with the Philippine army in Carranglan. After several attempts to restart negotiations failed, rhetoric on both sides has become... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Court acquits Army major in Burgos abduction casepublic affairs chief, Col. Edgard Arevalo, said Baliaga was freed from detentio
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
public affairs chief, Col. Edgard Arevalo, said Baliaga was freed from detention at the Headquarters Service Group of the Philippine Army soon after his acquittal. Since the case cannot be revived due to the rule on double jeopardy, NUPL... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalinclude EDC, the -ROTC Association, Friends of Earth, MSG Vital Synergy, the 79
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
include EDC, the -ROTC Association, Friends of Earth, MSG Vital Synergy, the 79th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army, and the Tanjay City local government, Du said. He said their first year of planting mangrove propagules... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Suspect in Jonas Burgos' abduction acquitteda soldier charged in the abduction and disappearance of activist Jonas Burgos.
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
a soldier charged in the abduction and disappearance of activist Jonas Burgos. QC RTC Judge Alfondo Ruiz II acquitted Philippine Army Major Harry Baliaga Jr. over a charge of arbitrary detention. The court deemed that the accusation against... Read more
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The Manila Times
4 generals vie for top AFP postAFP vice chief of staff; and Vice Adm. Narciso Vingson Jr., AFP deputy chief of
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
AFP vice chief of staff; and Vice Adm. Narciso Vingson Jr., AFP deputy chief of staff. Guerrero and Galvez are from the Philippine Army, Mison is from the Philippine Air Force and Vingson comes from the Philippine Navy. Guerrero and Mison... Read more
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The Manila Times
4 generals in the running for Armed Forces chief–Lorenzanavice chief of staff; and Vice Adm. Narciso Vingson Jr., deputy chief of staff o
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
vice chief of staff; and Vice Adm. Narciso Vingson Jr., deputy chief of staff of the AFP. Guerrero and Galvez are from the Philippine Army, Mison from the Philippine Air Force; and Vingson from the Philippine Navy. However, Guerrero and Mison are... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Yucot is new OCD director in BicolLEGAZPI CITY – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol has welcomed Claudio
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
LEGAZPI CITY – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol has welcomed Claudio Yucot, the former commanding general of the Philippine Army’s 901st Infantry Brigade (IB) in Albay, as its new regional director. Yucot, who hails from Pili town in... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storieson the Maute side is at 759 Aying admitted that there was a reduction in effec
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
on the Maute side is at 759 Aying admitted that there was a reduction in effectiveness and responsiveness of the Philippine Army, following the abolition of the Negros island Region, in the aspect of coordination. He said they have to... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesannounced that his leadership has tapped 904 strong civilian volunteers, which
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
announced that his leadership has tapped 904 strong civilian volunteers, which is composed of force multipliers such as Philippine Army reservists, barangay tanods and professionals, to augment the existing MassKara security cops. It said such... Read more
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Minda News
MY, MY, MY MARAWI: The President and the Commanding GeneralTo be in the Philippine Army headquarters at their Grandstand in Fort Bonifacio
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
To be in the Philippine Army headquarters at their Grandstand in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City (home to the 85,000 strong army men and women ) on October 5, Day 136 of the Marawi Crisis is jarring, almost out of the world for me. I would not think I... Read more
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The Manila Times
Soldiers seize firearms, ammunition in Bukidnonfor violation of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions were readied ag
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
for violation of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions were readied against him. The MLSAG is composed of the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police personnel created following the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Maute holds 60 hostages, says militarycontinue to fortify their defensive positions in areas they still occupy. Braw
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
continue to fortify their defensive positions in areas they still occupy. Brawner said despite a change of command in the Philippine Army, its newly installed chief Maj. Gen. Rolando Bautista, 1st Infantry Division commander Brig. Gen. Roselier... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Camarines Sur mayor arrested for murderAntonio Francia was shot dead in front of his house in Caramoan, Camarines Sur
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
Antonio Francia was shot dead in front of his house in Caramoan, Camarines Sur by Sgt. Roberto Reyes, a member of the Philippine Army. Jocelyn Francia, Miguel’s widow, filed a complaint for murder against Reyes and John Does. Mayor Marilyn... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESDe Leon said. Curious query. Were those statements truly offensive eliciting t
Zamboanga Today / Posted 10 days ago
De Leon said. Curious query. Were those statements truly offensive eliciting the Hontiveros tantrum? Newly appointed Philippine Army commanding general Maj. Gen. Rolando Joselito Bautista, who had led ground operations against Maute... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mining consultant hurt in slay attempt in MatiChief Inspector Andrea dela Cerna, Southern Mindanao regional police spokespers
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Chief Inspector Andrea dela Cerna, Southern Mindanao regional police spokesperson, identified the victim as retired Philippine Army Colonel Dante Ganir. Ganir was outside his house in Barangay (Village) Dahican when armed men attacked him... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte to Army: Lease lands, move to Clarkprogram. Mr. Duterte said leasing out military land in Fort Bonifacio—the loca
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
program. Mr. Duterte said leasing out military land in Fort Bonifacio—the location of the headquarters of the Philippine Army and the Philippine Marines, as well as Bonifacio Naval Station—would raise “trillions” of pesos for the Armed... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Narco-pol evades raid, surrenders to PacquiaoNavales “But unfortunately, we still face a very tenacious enemy who is determ
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
Navales “But unfortunately, we still face a very tenacious enemy who is determined to defend their area.” Newly appointed Philippine Army commanding general Maj. Gen. Rolando Joselito Bautista said Thursday that certain groups are planning to... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Diversionary terror attacks to replicate Marawi siege’Marawi City against the Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute Group, according to the
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
Marawi City against the Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute Group, according to the newly-installed commanding general of the Philippine Army. In an interview with reporters on Thursday, Maj. Gen. Rolando Bautista said they have been receiving such... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Maasim Sarangani mayor's house raidedconducted by agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippine Nat
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
conducted by agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippine National Police-Special Action Force and the Philippine Army. The raid was based on a search warrant. Only the caretaker was in the mayor's home during the raid. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
It may take next President to resume talks with Reds–Duterteadding that it might take “another President” to secure a peace deal with the r
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
adding that it might take “another President” to secure a peace deal with the rebels. In a speech before members of the Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig, he said: “We are fighting the New People’s Army. At this stage, I’m not ready to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Colonel in graft case also charged for ‘inviting aide to orgy’State prosecutors have charged a Philippine Army official in the Sandiganbayan
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
State prosecutors have charged a Philippine Army official in the Sandiganbayan with sexual harassment based on the complaints filed by two female subordinates, who cited three incidents in 2013. The Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for the Military... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte to troops: Oust me if I lie to youhe is proven to be a liar. “Please oust me if I tell a lie to you,” Duterte sa
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
he is proven to be a liar. “Please oust me if I tell a lie to you,” Duterte said in remarks before officers and men of the Philippine Army at change of command ceremonies yesterday. Duterte attended the transfer of command of the Philippine Army... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
ISIS plan to replicate ‘Marawi’ exposedare planning to infiltrate other municipalities in Mindanao in a bid to “replic
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
are planning to infiltrate other municipalities in Mindanao in a bid to “replicate” the siege Marawi City, newly appointed Philippine Army commanding general Maj. Gen. Rolando Joselito Bautista said Thursday. Bautista, who led ground operations... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte appoints retired Army chief Miranda to BCDA boardMANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday appointed newly ret
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday appointed newly retired Philippine Army Chief Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda as board member of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority to ensure zero corruption in the agency. Duterte... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte tells Army: Oust me if I lie to you(FILE) Dismissing accusations that he had unexplained wealth, President Rodrig
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
(FILE) Dismissing accusations that he had unexplained wealth, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday told members of the Philippine Army to “oust” him if he lied about his wealth. The President made the statement even as he urged members of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
New Army Chief namedPresident Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Major General Rolando Bautista the new
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Major General Rolando Bautista the new chief of the Philippine Army. The Commander in Chief attended the change of command at the Philippine Army Headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on Thursday... Read more
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The Manila Times
3 Abu Sayyaf fighters surrender in Sulu–militaryZAMBOANGA CITY – The Philippine Army is investigating three Abu Sayyaf members
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Philippine Army is investigating three Abu Sayyaf members following their surrender in Sulu province in southern Philippines, officials said Wednesday. The trio – Alex Issan, 38; Madjidul Asara, 47; and Jimil Inggan, 25, –... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ex-Duterte PSG head is new Army chiefDivision Fresh from war-torn Marawi City, Major Gen. Rolando Bautista is set t
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Division Fresh from war-torn Marawi City, Major Gen. Rolando Bautista is set to take the helm at the 85,000-strong Philippine Army (PA) after President Rodrigo Duterte signed his appointment papers on Wednesday, Defense Secretary Delfin... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No gov't agency monitoring fake news on social media, NBI exec sayshas received flak for posting wrong information on her blog such as using a pho
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
has received flak for posting wrong information on her blog such as using a photo of Honduras troops instead of the Philippine Army, using a photo of a year-old news story to taunt opposition senators for their lack of sympathy to cops... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Mocha Uson: I'm also a victim of fake newsposting wrong information on her blog. For one, she used a photo of Honduras p
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
posting wrong information on her blog. For one, she used a photo of Honduras police when asking the public to pray for the Philippine Army during the Marawi Siege. Uson defended her post, saying that it was “symbolism.” During the height of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US troops inspect IS deadthat had affiliated with IS. Foreigners were seen fighting alongside the local
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
that had affiliated with IS. Foreigners were seen fighting alongside the local terrorists. Maj. Gen. Rolando Bautista, Philippine Army 1st Division and Joint Task Force Marawi commander, last week told Inquirer that at least 10 foreign... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CA affirms kidnapping, serious illegal detention raps vs PalparanThis photo, taken on Sept.15, 2014, shows retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palpara
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
This photo, taken on Sept.15, 2014, shows retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. being taken to the Philippine Army Headquarters in Fort Bonifacio for processing before being transferred to the AFP Custodial Center for kidnapping and serious... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lanao del Sur residents turn over 140 guns to Army— Residents in five Lanao del Sur towns surrendered 140 assorted firearms Monda
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
— Residents in five Lanao del Sur towns surrendered 140 assorted firearms Monday in support of a disarmament program of the Philippine Army. The firearms were comprised of M-16 assault rifles, launchers for B-40 anti-tank rockets, shotguns, replica... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiessaid they also sealed off the entrance and exit of Salvador Benedicto with chec
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
said they also sealed off the entrance and exit of Salvador Benedicto with checkpoints, in tandem with the Philippine Army and public safety forces. The reported encounter took place as the NPA in Negros claimed responsibility for... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesto plan well and implement our strategy smoothly for the safety of everyone�, W
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
to plan well and implement our strategy smoothly for the safety of everyone�, Wanky said. About 1,173 police officers, 15 Philippine Army personnel, 200 Army reservists, and 250 volunteers from various anti-criminality groups in the city will be... Read more
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