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PNP offers security for former Reds

The Philippine National Police wants to secure communist rebels who surrender to the government following reports that some of those who availed themselves of the localized peace talks are being hunted down by their former comrades. PNP chief Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde said the initial arrangement is for close coordination with local military and police […]

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President Duterte called on the public to be instruments of peace and choose what is good and uplifting as Filipinos in the Christian faith celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. In his Easter Sunday message, Duterte said the commemoration is an occasion of hope and inspiration as people remember the narrative of […]

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Duterte: Gov’t still paying for damages from scuttled contracts during Aquino admin

The government is still paying for damages arising from the scuttled contractual obligations during the Aquino administration, President Duterte said recently. The President said former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay failed to win government cases related to contracts with other parties that resulted in the payment of damages. “Ito si Florin Hilbay. Solicitor General. Wala namang […]

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BJMP probes 40 jail officers for drug links

  The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is investigating 40 of its personnel for their alleged involvement in illegal drug transactions inside jail facilities. BJMP director Jail Chief Superintendent Allan Iral noted some of his men are protecting visitors of inmates who smuggle drugs into jails. Expressing his disgust over the anomalous practice, […]

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Christine Silawan’ self-confessed killer charged

  CEBU CITY – The 43-year-old man who admitted killing Christine Lee Silawan was formally charged before the Lapu-Lapu City Pros­ecutor’s Office. A murder complaint was filed against Renato Llenes last Tues­day in a second case that was filed in relation to the gruesome mur­der of the 16-year-old girl. A separate murder complaint was earlier […]

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Duterte warns 6 drug lords

  The government is determined to run after six drug lords engaged in the illegal trade in Cagayan, Ba­guio and Mountain Province, Presi­dent Duterte announced Tuesday. Speaking at the administration campaign rally in Tuguegarao City, the President said he intends to fin­ish off these big-time drug offend­ers in the remainder of his term. “I have […]

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