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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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Dinky Soliman slammed again, this time over condoms

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LWUA, Gatchalians rapped

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LWUA, Gatchalians rappedTHE Ombudsman on Friday indicted ex-officials of the Local Water Utilities Administration and family members of “plastics king” William Gatchalian,...

SBMA employees: Agency is for improving our plight

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SBMA employees: Agency is for improving our plightOLONGAPO CITY—The Concerned Employees of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority are decrying the move of the SBMA chairman to stop a resolution implementing...

PNoy: Forget online games

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PNoy: Forget online gamesPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III yesterday advised students in Tarlac, the hometown of the Aquinos, to prioritize their studies instead of spending too much time on...

Strike looms at Cebu coal plant

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Strike looms at Cebu coal plantCITY OF NAGA, Cebu --  Hundreds of supervisory and rank-and-file employees of Kepco-Salcon Power Corporation picketed Thursday in front of the coal-fired...

MMDA warns public on breaking anti-smoking, anti-littering laws

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MMDA warns public on breaking anti-smoking, anti-littering lawsViolations of the laws against smoking and littering can prevent residents from leaving the country, the Metro Manila Development Authority said Friday.

Govt stops P1.2B Huey deal

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Govt stops P1.2B Huey dealTHE Philippines has terminated the contract to purchase 21 helicopters worth about P1.2 billion, a Palace official said Friday.

Napocor, DOE say the young are champions, stewards

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Caloocan gives public service a twist on People’s Day

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Recantation a mystery, says DOJ Sec

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Recantation a mystery, says DOJ SecJustice Secretary Leila de Lima doubts the retraction of the witness in the bribery charge against the Ampatuans and several officials of the Department of...