PNP seizes P44.5-M marijuana in Kalinga

Government forces in Kalinga province have seized and burned PHP44.536 million worth of marijuana in a week.

Kalinga Police Provincial Director, Col. Davy Vicente Limmong, on Thursday said the confiscated and later burned marijuana came from three operations from July 14 to 20.

He said …

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Agkas resumes ops in Cebu

CEBU CITY – Motorcycle taxi hailing service firm Angkas announced it has resumed its operations in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Talisay starting Tuesday.

In a statement, Angkas urged its passengers to bring their own helmet and passenger shield when booking a ride.

It …

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DPWH sees finish of Skyway extension despite ECQ

Despite the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) imposed in Metro Manila and four nearby provinces due to surge of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar has expressed optimism that the construction of 3.9-kilometer Sucat-Alabang Skyway extension project …

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Locsin highlights stronger PH-US ties

MANILA – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. met with the US-Philippines Society Board of Directors in a virtual meeting on March 22, 2021 to discuss the Philippines-United States bilateral relations in light of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the …

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PCOO premieres anti-terrorism docu ‘CTG’

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) premiered Sunday an in-depth documentary focusing on the gains and challenges of our government in eradicating the New People’s Army (NPA) and their acts of terrorism against the Filipino people.

“Aside from the intensive campaign against illegal drugs, President …

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Private armed group yields to CIDG-BARMM

Less than 24 hours after a band of 10 armed men yielded to government security forces, another private armed group surrendered to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) here Friday.

Maj. Gen. Albert Ignatius Ferro, CIDG national director, welcomed the surrender of Gulam Poloyagan, …

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Rforms in gov’t transactions paying off: Panelo

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo was elated Wednesday that President Rodrigo Duterte’s resolve to streamline procedures in government transactions has started to yield positive results.

“Marami tayong pinagawang reporma, ang Presidente. At nakikita natin ng dahan-dahan. It’s paying off (The President has initiated many …

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NPA fighter killed in Surigao Norte clash

A communist New People’s Army (NPA) fighter died during an armed encounter with government forces in Barangay Payapag, Bacuag, Surigao del Norte on Thursday afternoon.

In a statement Friday, the Army’s 30th Infantry Battalion (30IB) said the 15-minute firefight erupted when the rebels fired on …

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PRD calls on gov’t media to empower public

President Rodrigo Duterte has called on the government’s communication entities to help keep the people empowered through unbiased, truthful, and credible reportage.

President Duterte made the call in a video message during the opening of the Mindanao Media Hub (MMH) on Thursday here.

Duterte said …

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To early to talk about 2022 elections

It is not the right time to talk about political plans for the 2022 national and local elections, Malacañang said Thursday.

In a virtual presser, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said politics should be set aside first since the country is still grappling with the coronavirus …

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