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2 NPAs killed in Agusan clash

Two New People’s Army rebels were killed in an encounter with the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur last Sunday. Capt. Al Anthony B. Pueblas, civil-military officer of the Army 402nd Brigade, identified the NPA casualties as Juan Precioso, alias “Max,” 59, and Dondon Montilla alias “Amag,” 23. They are believed […]

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Cabbie hammered to death in Baguio

By ZALDY COMANDA BAGUIO CITY – A 46-year-old taxi driver was allegedly hammered to death here by a 19-year-old laborer last Sunday. Police identified the victim as Erwin Mayamay Cueno, 46, single, of Atok and La Trinidad, Benguet. Residents reported to the police that a taxi was robbed on St. Bernadette St., Dominican-Mirador Extension. Responding […]

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DPWH exec in trouble after road accident

A drunk DPWH engineer is in trouble after he hit a motorcycle while driving, killing three riders in Tayabas City. A report reaching Camp Crame in Quezon City disclosed that Engr. Faustino Mark Anthony Suyat dela Cruz, employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways assigned to the 2ndDistrict in Lucena City, was driving […]

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MILF refutes Arab news claim regarding Lamitan bombing

COTABATO CITY – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front leadership has vehemently refuted a recent overseas news report, which claimed that the MILF had pointed to a foreign national of German-Arab extraction as behind the July 31 suicide bombing in Basilan that killed at least 11 people, including government forces, a mother and her child. “It […]

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High-powered firearms recovered in ASG lair

By NONOY LACSON ZAMBOANGA CITY – Soldiers, engaged in an armed confrontation with undetermined number of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) gunmen in Sulu on Friday, recovered a high-powered firearm and ammunitions as the military intensify its campaign against the terrorists group in the province. Armed Forces of the Philippines – Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WesMinCom) spokesman […]

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Dengue cases lower in Negros Or.

DUMAGUETE CITY (PNA) – The Department of Health’s (DoH) office in Negros Oriental reported on Friday that as of its latest count, there were 613 dengue cases with five fatalities reported in this Central Visayas province. Dr. Socrates Villamor, DoH-Negros Oriental provincial head, disclosed that the number covers the period from January 1 to the […]

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