Army asks for help to stop NPA financing

The Philippine Army in Eastern Visayas on Tuesday reiterated its call to government agencies to help stop the flow of financial resources to the New People's Army (NPA).

Brig. Gen. Ramil Bitong, assistant division commander of the Philippine Army's 8th Infantry Division (8ID) said the …

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Amihan brings light rains over PH Wednesday

-The northeast monsoon (amihan) will bring light rains in most parts of the country Wednesday.

In its 4 a.m. forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, the provinces of Aurora and Quezon will have cloudy skies …

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US donates P5.1-M aid for Taal relief

The United States government will be providing USD100,000 or about PHP5.1 million in relief assistance to the communities affected by the recent eruption and continued unrest of Taal Volcano, the US Embassy in Manila said on Wednesday.

The aid was announced by US Ambassador to …

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PH issues EUR1.2-B Euro bond

The Philippines on Tuesday (London time) issued EUR 1.2 billion worth of three and nine-year Euro-denominated bonds at EUR600 million each tenor and with the shorter-dated paper fetching a zero-percent coupon rate.

National Treasurer Rosalia De Leon, in a message shared by Finance Secretary Carlos …

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Batangas solons want P30-B for Taal rehab

Lawmakers from the Batangas province on Wednesday filed a measure appropriating PHP30 billion as a supplemental budget to aid the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption.

Batangas Reps. Vilma-Santos Recto (6th district), Elenita Milagros Ermita-Buhain (1st district), Raneo Abu (2nd district), Theresa Collantes (3rd district), …

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