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ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has pledged to contribute to peace and order and respect the results of the Jan. 21 and Feb. 6 plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law in this province where a “no” vote is being vigorously campaigned by local leaders. Lanao del Norte Rep. Khalid […]

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Duterte berates Ebreo, 4 other cops

President Duterte has berated the sacked police chief of Bacolod City and four other policemen for the proliferation of illegal drugs in their area as he warned other policemen not to emulate their errant colleagues. The President summoned Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo, chief of police of Bacolod, and four other policemen assigned to the locality […]

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An Indonesian held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Group was rescued in Sulu last Tuesday after four months in captivity, the military said Wednesday. Indonesian hostage Juragan Kapal Samsul Saguni was rescued through the efforts of former Sulu Gov. Abdul Sakur Tan and soldiers of the Army 41st Infantry Battalion, 5th Infantry Division, and the 11th Infantry […]

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House honors slain Rep. Rodel Batocabe in memorial

Former President now House Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo on Monday led the House of Representatives in honoring and commemorating the life of assassinated Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe in a memorial service at the Batasang Pambansa plenary hall in Quezon City. There was clearly a quorum during the three hour emotion-filled event as House […]

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25 arrested for violating gun ban

Police have arrested 25 persons in the first 24 hours of the implementation of the nationwide gun ban that coincided with the start of the election period last Sunday. Director General Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philippine National Police, said that checkpoints set up across the country have confiscated 27 firearms, seven bladed weapons, and […]

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Palace assures due process for 4 cops

The Bacolod City police chief and four other cops will still be given due process even after President Duterte ordered their removal from their posts, Malacañang said Monday. The concerned policemen would face the proper administrative proceedings amid their suspected links to the illegal drugs trade, according to presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo. “There is an […]

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