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Fishers walk away from ASG captors

Fishers walk away from ASG captors

A group of fishermen casually walked away from their Abu Sayyaf Group captors who released them three days after they were forcibly taken in the waters of Sabah. The reason: They are too poor to pay even for a sack of rice as ransom. Police Col. Bernard Banac, spokesperson of the Philippine National Police, said […]

Angat Dam breaches 160-meter critical level

The Angat Dam, which is Metro Manila’s main water supplier, breached its 160-meter critical level for domestic water supply yesterday morning, prompting the National Water Resources Board to further reduce allocation sourced from the reservoir to 36 cubic meters per second from 40 cms. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration monitoring as of 6 […]

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2 NPA rebels killed in Negros Oriental clash

BACOLOD CITY – Two suspected New People’s Army (NPA) members were killed after they allegedly stormed a Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) detachment at Sitio Kakha, Barangay Talalak, in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental early Friday. The names of the fatalities were not provided. A report from the 3rd Infantry Division (ID) said about 10 […]

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Be humble, Rody tells children

DAVAO CITY – President Duterte told his children to stay humble even if they are now in position. This after the President witnesses his youngest son Sebastian took his oath as the new vice mayor of the city Friday afternoon. “Kaya ito sinasabi ko sa inyo mga anak ko, stay humble. Do not flaunt that […]

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Xi visits North to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks

PYONGYANG (AFP) – Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday started a historic visit in Pyongyang to reboot a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald Trump. Xi is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years after relations between the Cold […]

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Acting Cordova, Cebu deputy cop chief killed in broad daylight

CEBU CITY – A day after a former town mayor was killed in his hospital room, Cebu was rocked again by a daring attack after a policeman was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants in broad daylight yesterday. Police Chief Master Sgt. Deogenes Carrillo was driving a Toyota Hi-lux when he was waylaid past 10 a.m. […]

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