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Less rainfall as monsoon break persists

There is a low chance of precipitation in the next three to five days as the country is experiencing a monsoon break. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Ezra Bulquerin said a slightly stronger southwest monsoon or “habagat” continues to affect extreme Northern Luzon, causing moderate to rough seas off the coasts […]

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Duterte sees ‘dangerous times’ ahead

President Duterte on Tuesday said that he is working on strengthening the military and police to prepare for what he called “dangerous times” ahead after he steps down from his post in 2022. Duterte, at the appreciation dinner for former President and House Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo at the historic landmark Manila Hotel, said this […]

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Duterte on right track, says Palace

  The latest record-high public satisfaction rating of President Duterte shows that he is “on the right track” in governing the na­tion despite the negative propa­ganda by detractors, Malacañang said Tuesday. Presidential spokesman Salva­dor Panelo said more and more Filipinos believe the President’s honest intention for the nation as well as have seen how he […]

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2 Metro Manila bully cops sent to training center

  The two policemen who were earlier relieved for being bullies will be shipped for moral and spiritual recovery program at the training center of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Zambales. Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, director of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), said the training program is essential for the two erring […]

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Killing of Dinagat provincial board member hit

The peace and security situation in Mindanao has been improving despite the killing of a provincial board member of Dinagat Islands, according to a Palace official. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nogales said while he strongly condemns the killing of Wenefredo Oloferres in Surigao City, the incident has been described by authorities as “isolated.” “The isolated killing […]

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1,250 PNP-SAF to battle ASG

One-thousand two-hundred fifty commandos in five battalions – 250 members each battalion – of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force may see action in Mindanao as part of the efforts to wipe out the extremist Abu Sayyaf Group. Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde, PNP chief, said the training of the five battalions of police commandos which […]

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