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Soldiers, NPA clash in Agusan

BUTUAN CITY – Government troops clashed with New People’s Army (NPA) rebels Wednesday in Barangay Aclan, Nasipit, Agusan del Norte, leaving scores wounded, report reaching police and military headquarters. A flash report said a peace and development team of the Army’s 23rd Infantry Battallion (23rd IB) were conducting security patrol in Tabon area when it […]

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Zambo fire victims to get new homes

By ARGYLL GEDUCOS President Duterte promised victims of the recent fire in Zamboanga City that he will build them new houses similar to those being built in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. During his visit to the fire victims in Barangay Labuan, Zamboanga City, Duterte assured that he will deliver the promise as soon as […]

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P150-M treatment  plants for P. Galera

PUERTO GALERA, Oriental Mindoro – The national government through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has allotted R150 million for the construction of modern waste water treatment plant facilities in two popular tourist sites of this town. Mayor Rockey Ilagan said the construction of a plant in Barangay Sabang has started already and […]

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LPA near Batangas  enhancing monsoon

A new low-pressure area has been spotted near Batangas, enhancing the southwest monsoon or “habagat” affecting parts of Luzon and Visayas, the State weather bureau said yesterday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration spotted the LPA 60 kilometers west of Ambulong, Batangas. Due to the southwest monsoon, PAGASA said Palawan, Mindoro, and Western […]

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WV police step up drive vs loose guns

By Aaron Recuenco Western Visayas police have intensified the campaign against loose firearms as part of the early security preparations for the midterm elections in May next year. Chief Supt. John Bulalacao, director of the Western Visayas police, said the move aims to reduce the crime rate following a local study which found out that […]

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Missing man found dead in Kawit

IMUS, Cavite – A man, who had been missing for two days in Imus City, was found dead off the shore of Kawit Tuesday. The body of John Joel Narciso Quilla, 27, a resident of 241 Sarreal Subdivision, Barangay Bayan Luma VIII, Imus, was identified by a relative after the retrieval operation conducted by Kawit […]

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