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  1. Philippine army to join Duterte's drug war: military chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... He has said that he also wants to grant troops powers to arrest "scalawag" police. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief general Eduardo Ano said the military was "ready to operate" with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). "(The ...

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    8 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... the PDEA. (The task force) is yet to be created, but we are talking about a battalion size," Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Eduardo Ano told reporters late on Saturday in Baguio City, where Duterte attended a military alumni ...

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  3. Mental health education in schools urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... University-Mandaue Campus on September 10, 2016. Hontiveros talks about the health situation and programs in the Philippines. (Photo by: Juan Carlo de Vela) mbnewspictures / mbnewspix Speaking at a forum organized by the Youth Coalition for Mental ...

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  4. Philippine army to create task force to chase big drug syndicatesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... the PDEA. (The task force) is yet to be created, but we are talking about a battalion size," Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Eduardo Ano told reporters late on Saturday in Baguio City, where Duterte attended a military alumni ...

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  5. Philippines: Sen. De Lima remains defiant in face of 'politically motivated' drug chargesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    ... The rally, dubbed the "Walk for Life", was a prayer rally endorsed by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines in a call to strengthen and promote the culture of non-violent movements in response to Duterte's current brutal approach. "For ...

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  6. Baby lion fed from bottle by OrangutanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Zookeepers in the Philippines captured video of a young orangutan bottle-feeding a baby tiger after the two animals were introduced. The video, posted to YouTube by John Mills, shows the orangutan using a bottle to feed milk to the baby lion at the Davao Crocodile Park.

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  7. ERC asked to junk Meralco's power hike bidRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... factors, the increase in the interim maximum allowable revenue (iMAR) of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) from P41.653 billion to P43.789 billion that already resulted in a P0.15 per kWh increase in February billings and ...

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  8. Quakes continue to rock SurigaoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... Yasay Jr., Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China stands ready to actively provide assistance to the Philippines. Minister Yi expressed the Chinese government's belief that under the leadership of President Duterte, people in the disaster area ...

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  9. Rody to PMA: Uphold discipline, civilityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... the things he is supposed to do. Meanwhile, General Eduardo AA o, chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), denied insinuations of a brewing coup d'etat in the military that stemmed from the declaration of support of the graduates ...

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  10. 10th UP Otakufest: The Matrix kicks off in CebuRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    CEBU. Otakufest held at University of Philippines Cebu on Saturday, February 18 where hundreds of people joined. HUNDREDS of excited anime fans as well as cosplayers gathered on Saturday, February 18, for the UP Otakufest X: The Matrix held at the University of the Philippines Cebu grounds.

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  11. LGUs urged to comply with Manila smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    This was the message of an anti-smoking advocacy group to other local government units in the country, saying it is about time that they also implement their own smoking ban ordinances for the sake of their constituents. According to the New Vois Association of the Philippines , having Davao City and the City of Manila issue their respective smoking bans simply shows that it is almost imperative for other LGUs to follow suit.

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  12. Philippines: Drop Political Charges against Duterte CriticRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Senator Leila de Lima gestures during a news conference at the Senate headquarters in Pasay city, metro Manila, Philippines September 22, 2016.

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  13. Rains and thunderstorms in Luzon due to cold frontRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    By MB Online A tail-end of a cold front will affect the eastern section of Central Luzon, according to PAG-ASA Weather Forecast. Aurora and Quezon Province will experience cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides, while cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms will be experienced over Bicol region, Eastern Visayas, Davao and Caraga.

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  14. PMA alumni present manifesto of support for DuterteRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Speaking to the alumni of the Philippine Military Academy during its annual homecoming in Baguio City, north of Manila, Duterte stressed the need to secure the southern Philippine region of Mindanao from the Islamic militants who wish to establish a caliphate in the ancestral homeland of the Muslim minority in the largely Catholic Philippines. Duterte said the Basilan faction of the Abu Sayyaf group led by Isnilon Hapilon remains focused on assimilating with the global terror group ISIS.

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  15. The loneliest, the saddestRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... staying in Thailand a little longer than planned. One of the more interesting ferries I experienced was in the Philippines back in 1977, from Zamboanga in the deep south, up the Sulu Sea to Cebu. It was advertised as a "loveboat" and I wondered if ...

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  16. Philippines Considers New Airports to Improve Manila HubRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Skift

    ... is a plane taxiing at Manila International Airport in 2013. As air travel in Asia continues to surge, the Philippines needs to further develop its congested airport hub in Manila if it's going to double its tourist intake by 2022. The Philippine ...

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  17. 20 Incredible Facts About The PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    In fact, the Philippines has approximately 7,500 islands with only 2,000 of them inhabited and nearly 5,000 still unnamed on global maps. 2. There are about 175 languages spoken in the Philippines, with 171 of them considered "living," while four tribal dialects have no known living speakers.

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  18. Duterte Transcripts: Pma Alumni Association. 18 Feb 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MindaNews

    ... under Hapilon remains focused on assimilating the IS violent today. As I predicted, IS would find its way to the Philippines. The ASG leader Hapilon, the overall leader of the ISIS Philippines however, has been severely wounded in an encounter with ...

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  19. Zero ITR for P250,000-below wage earners explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE first package of Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion proposes to put zero-rates for personal income taxpayers who make less than P250,000 annually, or 83 percent of our population, said a Department of Finance executive during the Tax Reform Roadshow held in Microtel Inn & Suites Saturday. The Tax Reform Measure, particularly House Bills 4774 and 4888, is needed to fund the ten-point socioeconomic agenda of President Roa-Duterte and to lower the poverty rate of the Philippines by 2020, said Department of Finance Strategy and Economics and Results Group Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua.

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  20. Measures strengthened against illegal loggingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources -Davao Region and the Armed Forces of the Philippines are upbeat in effectively addressing the worsening cases of illegal logging through strengthening measures of apprehension. The recent flooding that swept away houses and infrastructures, displacing thousands of families, was attributed to the continuous illegal logging operations in upland areas by unregulated operators, thus, resulting to bald mountains and depleted forest.

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