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State prosecutors have asked a Davao City court to cancel the bail posted by Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV and issue arrest warrants against him for his failure to seek permission to travel abroad. Senior Assistant City Prosecutor Joseph Mamburam sought this in a manifestation and motion he filed before Davao City Regional Trial Court […]

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The Department of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday assured the relatives of the seven Filipino seafarers currently jailed in Libya that it is exerting all efforts to bring them home. This came a day after relatives of the seafarers sought President Duterte’s help in ensuring the safety of the seven OFWs and eventual repatriation to the […]

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Sri Lanka mulls PH-like crackdown vs drugs

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is willing to emulate President Duterte’s relentless crackdown on illegal drugs and crimes to address the same problem his home country. In his state visit to Manila, Sirisena acknowledged there has been a proliferation of illegal drugs in Sri Lanka and lauded Duterte’s strategy in fighting such menace. “The war against crime and drugs carried […]

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BI mulls deportation case vs actor Tony Labrusca

A deportation case is being pushed against television and movie actor Tony Labrusca before the Bureau of Immigration. “The Intelligence Division recommended to Legal Division the filing of deportation case against Labrusca for working without permit I think,” BI Deputy Commissioner Tomas Javier said in an interview Wednesday. Javier said there is no charge sheet […]

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Former President now House Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo  on Wednesday inducted into office a new congressman who replaced slain Ako Bicol partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe. Taking his oath before fellow members of the House of Representatives was Rep. Ronald S. Ang, Ako Bicol’s fourth nominee during the 2016 national elections. Batocabe, the partylist group’s first […]

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President Duterte on Wednesday said he believes that sacked Bacolod City police chief Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo is at least a protector of drug personalities, citing information he had gathered. Duterte made the statement a day after he met Ebreo in Malacañang Tuesday and also days after he fired him and four other Bacolod police […]

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