More troops deployed in Cagayan to curb Reds

MANILA -- The 5th Infantry Division has deployed more troops in Cagayan province to prevent communist rebels from conducting extortion and terrorism activities in relation to the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.

The series of skirmishes between the 17th (Infantry Battalion) troopers and the …

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Ambulances for official use only, PCSO reminds LGUs

MANILA -- The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), through its Charity Assistance Department, clarified the issues regarding the ambulance donation program to local government units and other institutional partners.

Dr. Larry Cedro, Assistant General Manager for Charity Sector, said the donation, the responsibility on the …

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DOJ to appeal junked raps vs. 9 in P6.4-B shabu haul

MANILA -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) would appeal the Valenzuela Regional Trial Court (RTC) decision which dismissed the drug charges filed against nine persons, including Chinese businessman Chen Julong, alias Richard Tan, and customs broker Mark Taguba, in connection with the PHP6.4-billion shipment of …

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