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  • Manila raises alarm over  Chinese ‘aggressiveness’

    Manila raises alarm over Chinese...

    Armed Forces chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang released what he said were satellite photos of recent Chinese construction over seven reefs and shoals in the Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea. “We have compelling reasons to raise our voice to tell the whole world the adverse effects of China’s...
  • Biggest ‘Balikatan’ will stress territorial defense

    Biggest ‘Balikatan’...

    This year’s Balikatan exercises—which will gather some 11,000 military personnel from the Philippines and the United States—will focus on territorial defense, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said Sunday. Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Joselito Kakilala said the war games will not only...
  • Marcos hits MILF defiance

    Marcos hits MILF defiance

    PUBLIC trust for the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) may totally break down if the rebel group will not surrender the men who were involved in the deadly Mamasapano incident last January 25,  Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. warned on Saturday. At the same time, the Palace said it...
  • MILF still liable for massacre

    MILF still liable for massacre

    JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima said Friday the ongoing peace talks between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will not stop the filing of criminal charages against MILF fighters who killed the 44 police commandos in Mamasapano on Jan. 25. De Lima added that the MILF cannot invoke the...
  • Cayetano says Iqbal  really Datucan Abas

    Cayetano says Iqbal really Datucan...

    SENATE Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said Thursday he is 100 percent sure that Datucan Abas is the real name of Mohagher Iqbal, the chief negotiator of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), based on his criminal records and his school records from the Manuel L. Quezon University in Manila from which...

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Manila raises alarm over Chinese ‘aggressiveness’

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Manila raises alarm over  Chinese ‘aggressiveness’Armed Forces chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang released what he said were satellite photos of recent Chinese construction over seven reefs and shoals in the Spratly...

OIC backs unchanged Moro law

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OIC backs unchanged Moro lawA TOP official of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) warned Monday that the peace agreement between Muslim rebels and the government would be...

Mindoro gov convicted

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Mindoro gov convictedTHE Sandiganbayan sentenced Oriental Mindoro Gov. Alfonso Umali and ex-governor Rodolfo Valencia to up to 10 years in prison over a P2.5-million illegal loan...

PH, Vietnam eye strategic partnership vs Beijing

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PH, Vietnam  eye strategic  partnership  vs BeijingTHE Philippines and Vietnam are now trying to forge a strategic partnership in the face of the ever-expanding territorial claims of China in the South China Sea.

MNLF not happy with support for rival group

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MNLF not  happy with  support for  rival groupTHE Moro National Liberation Front said on Monday it was dismayed that visiting Organization of Islamic Cooperation secretary general Iyad bin Amin Madani...

BIFF launches new attacks on police, military stations

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BIFF launches new attacks  on police, military stationsCAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao—Members of the terrorist group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters launched a series of attacks against police and military...

IBP hits Senate judiciary inquiry

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IBP hits  Senate  judiciary  inquiryTHE leader of the 40,000-strong Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Monday voiced his strong objection to a Senate plan to investigate allegations of...

Maliksi named Sweepstakes head

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Maliksi named Sweepstakes headAS predicted by Palace insiders, President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Cavite Governor Erineo “Ayong” Maliksi as chairman of the Philippine...

HK exec branded as ‘racist’

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HK exec branded as ‘racist’A senior Hong Kong politician is under fire after she accused some Filipina domestic helpers of seducing their male employers, in comments branded...

Use of hybrid seeds raises Nueva Ecija’s rice harvest

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Use of hybrid seeds raises Nueva Ecija’s rice harvestSTO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija—This province—the country’s long-established rice granary—is also emerging as its hybrid seeds capital, with...