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Slain jail guard’s family appeals for justice

Slain jail guard’s family appeals for justice

By GLAZYL MASCULINO BACOLOD CITY – The family of slain JO1 Jayvee Jason Vargas has appealed to President Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo for justice. Vargas was killed in an ambush in Barangay Cabug here last Friday by unidentified armed men, seven months after he survived the ambush attempt on his life at Bacolod Real […]

PCG inspector saves 53 from sinking fastcraft in Cebu

CEBU CITY – “I didn’t want to see someone die in front of me.” Seaman First Class Ralph Barajan, who is assigned as vessel safety inspector at the Philippine Coast Guard Station-Southern Cebu, which is based in Oslob, Cebu, had this mind when he single-handedly saved 53 passengers from a sinking fastcraft last Thursday some […]

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Manny visits quake victims in North Cotabato

Sen. Manny Pacquiao recently visited residents of the earthquake-affected municipalities in North Cotabato. The boxing icon personally handed the relief goods and sanitary facilities to the families in the different evacuation centers, according to Jake Jason, Pacquiao’s special assistant. “What they do not know, Sen. Pacquiao wanted to quietly visit our countrymen who were affected […]

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Lorenzana nixes Mindanao martial law extension

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said yesterday he is no longer inclined to recommend another extension of martial law in Mindanao, saying it has been going on for “too long.” However, Lorenzana said he will still wait for the recommendation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police on whether or not to […]

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Lapses eyed in PMA plebe’s pool death

Administrative lapses possibly committed by two Philippine Military Academy swimming instructors and a section marcher are being looked into as the investigation into the pool death of a plebe continues. Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson, said the swimming instructors were not present at the pool area when Cadet Fourth Class […]

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Brewing storm in PH may hit land

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration is closely monitoring a low-pressure area east of the Bicol region as it may develop into a tropical cyclone and make landfall over Northern Luzon this week. PAGASA weather specialist Benison Estareja said the LPA entered the country’s area of responsibility around 6 a.m. and was estimated […]

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