PNP probes Reds’ IED attack in N. Samar

MANILA The Philippine National Police (PNP) will investigate the improvised explosive device (IED) attack by communist rebels that killed a 10-year-old boy in Northern Samar.

A full-dress investigation is underway to identify and build a strong case that we will present in court against CPP-NPA …

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Luzon quake death toll rises to 18

MANILA The number of people reported killed by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked Zambales, Pampanga and the rest of Luzon has climbed to 18, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its 6 a.m. Friday update.

In the same report, …

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Phivolcs monitoring Mt. Pinatubo after Luzon quake

MANILA The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said it will continue to monitor the activity of Mount Pinatubo, following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck Luzon.

"Phivolcs has not observed any unusual activity at Pinatubo based on earthquake monitoring sensors (there) and observations …

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3 Pinoys murdered in Cyprus: DFA

MANILA The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday confirmed the reported murder of three Filipinos by a suspected serial killer in Cyprus.

"The DFA, through the Philippine Embassy in Athens, is monitoring developments in the investigations involving the murders of three Filipinas in Cyprus," …

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2 SoKor fugitives nabbed in Pampanga

MANILA Immigration authorities arrested two South Koreans for illegally operating an online gaming operation in Pampanga province on Thursday.

The foreigners identified as Lee Jongjin, 28, and Chae Kwangbeom, 40, were apprehended inside their residence at the Clark Hills Subdivision in Angeles City by the …

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Brutal murder of 2 ex-rebels condemned

MANILA Task Force "Balik Loob" head, Defense Undersecretary Reynaldo C. Mapagu, on Friday expressed outrage over the recent killing of two rebel returnees in Butuan City by Communist Party of the Philippines - New People's Army (CPP-NPA) terrorists.

"The brutal killing of two former rebels …

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