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Muslim group condemns violent attacks in Marawi

THE Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) strongly condemned the violent attacks perpetrated by lawless elements in the Islamic city of Marawi and Lanao del Sur. The group said the attacks were made more heinous as it occurred while…

PRC displays ‘power of humanity’ amid Marawi City siege

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AS government troops and members of the ISIS-inspired Maute Group and Abu Sayyaf engage in gunfights for the seventh day in Marawi City, the Philippine Red Cross continues to extend humanitarian assistance to the city’s internally-displaced persons. Senator Richard J.…

200 OFWs return home under Saudi amnesty

SOME 200 overseas Filipino workers who availed the amnesty program of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on a Philippine Airlines flight from Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia yesterday morning. The latest group of…

Rody ally asks solons to support ML

With so many criticisms coming the way of President Rodrigo Duterte over his imposition of martial law in the whole of Mindanao, his loyal friend and political ally came out not only to defend his decision but also to rally…

‘Bangus’ downs 900 NBP inmates

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday raised the possibility that the milk fish (bangus) which downed almost 900 inmates at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) in Muntinlupa may have been contaminated intentionally. Inmates vomited and suffered severe diarrhea after eating…

Yedda moves to ensure steady growth in E. Visayas

LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday urged her colleagues in Eastern Visayas to ensure that Region 8 will remain the fastest growing economy among all other regions in the country this year and in the coming years. Romualdez, co-convener of…

Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday certified as urgent the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN). A letter containing the Palace certification was sent to Congress leaders – Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. “The…

Rally to Duterte fight vs terrorism — Yedda

LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday urged the Filipinos to stay united behind President Rodrigo Duterte’s strong resolve to crush terrorism in Mindanao, stressing the Chief Executive is looking for his legacy to the nation and would not abuse his…

‘Bato’ cites conditions for martial law lifting

PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. de la Rosa yesterday said that martial law in Mindanao may only be lifted once the threat posed by the ISIS-inspired Maute and Abu Sayyaf Group has been neutralized and Marawi…

Nur offer to fight Maute Group accepted

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has accepted Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari’s offer for his fighters to help in the government’s fight against the local criminal and terror groups in Marawi City led by the Maute Group. “I will…

NPA command decries peace talks cancellation

A command of the New People’s Army has criticized the cancellation of the fifth round of peace talks in the Netherlands by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, saying it was blatantly one-sided, unjustified and flimsy. In a…

Maute gunmen blend with Marawi evacuees

APART from enemy snipers still holed up in some parts of Marawi City, security troops are being confronted by a far more greater danger: ISIS-inspired Maute extremists who have blended with civilians fleeing the city and going to much safer…

TADECO-BuCoR deal ok — TUCP

THE Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is puzzled over the controversy that has attended the joint venture agreement (JVA) between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Company (TADECO) that is now the subject of…

Napoles to sue Abad, Drilon, Trillanes, De Lima

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday said alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is set to file a plunder complaint against former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and senators Franklin Drilon, Antonio Trillanes IV and Leila de Lima for…
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