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P15-M used smartphones from Korea seized at Port of NAIA

Hundreds of used smartphones from Korea worth P15 million were intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport recently. A total of 825 used smartphones shipped from Korea to the Port of NAIA were presented to the media Friday. According to the Bureau of Customs, the used smartphones bore the popular electronic brand Samsung. Lithium batteries […]

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NCRPO chief Eleazar taps social media vs rogue cops

National Capital Region Police Office chief Police Major Gen. Guillermo Eleazar has urged millennials to use their social media savvy and influence to help the National Capital Region Police Office discipline abusive cops and reward good deeds of lawmen. Eleazar urged them to post or share the bad behavior and the good practices of policemen […]

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Andanar calls out Karapatan over extra-judicial killings

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar has challenged communist front organization Karapatan to investigate the execution of three missing persons in Kitaotao, Bukidnon after their bodies were exhumed Thursday. Andanar said that Karapatan, the supposed watchdog of International Humanitarian Law  in the Philippines, should prove to the public that it is not affiliated with terrorist group New […]

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MinDa eyes barter trading between Mindanao, Luzon

Mindanao Development Authority head Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol is looking to implement barter trading for fruits and other agricultural products between Mindanao and Luzon to boost economic growth. This, as the MinDA will lead a fruit festival in Baguio City on Aug. 24 to 25 featuring products of Mindanaoan farmers. “Baguio lacks on fruits and […]

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PNP intensifies drive vs jueteng

The Philippine National Police has intensified its anti-illegal gambling monitoring after President Duterte lifted the suspension of the operations of the Small Town Lottery. What they want to prevent, according to PNP chief Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde, is attempts by illegal gambling operators to exploit the resumption of STL operations for the operation of “jueteng” […]

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‘Ineng’ lashes Northern  Luzon, heads to Taiwan

Severe tropical storm “Ineng” (international name “Bailu”) made a close approach to Batanes yesterday and lashed residents in Northern Luzon with strong winds and moderate to heavy rains while heading towards southern Taiwan. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said the eye of the storm was monitored at 140 kilometers north-northwest of Basco, […]

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