Army on alert vs. rebels amid Covid-19 threat

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) will continue to provide security to people against rebel attacks while maintaining the Panay Island free from Covid-19 infection, an official said on Tuesday.

This as the 61st Infantry Batallion (61IB) clashed with suspected members of the Communist …

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Fake cigarette factory raided in Zambo Sur town

After months of surveillance, government authorities raided a factory producing counterfeit cigarettes in Dinas town, some 27 km. from this city, early Friday.

Lawyer Moises Tamayo, National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) regional director, said the warehouse-type factory is located in Barangay San Jose in Dinas.…

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Gordon urged to provide info on spies in POGOs

Senator Richard Dick Gordon should share his discoveries and provide proof that China may be using Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) for intelligence gathering in the country, MalacaAang said on Monday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this statement after Gordon, in a radio interview, claimed …

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PH T bill rates end mixed

Rate of the Philippines' treasury bills (T bills) posted mixed results Monday, with demand for all tenors remaining strong.

Average rate of the 91 day paper posted an uptick to 3.013 percent from 3.003 percent during the auction last February 24.

The Bureau of the …

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Zambo City eyes Malayal river as water source

The city government is studying the possibility of tapping the river in Barangay Malayal, Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte, to augment the water supply of the Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD).

Dr. Elmeir Jade Apolinario, City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) chief, said Monday that …

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