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Balikatan 2017 to focus on terror threat
by Michael Punongbayan - May 9, 2017 - 12:00am
This year’s Balikatan exercise between US and Philippine military forces, while veering away from the usual focus on territorial defense and maritime security, is timely and will put more attention on the global...
COA: PVAO released P54.9 M to dead pensioners
by Michael Punongbayan - May 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Some 1,735 veterans who have died still received their monthly pensions totaling P54.982 million in 2015 and 2016, the Commission on Audit (COA) said in a report released last week.
CamSur mayor sacked over lease deal
by Michael Punongbayan - May 3, 2017 - 12:00am
A municipal mayor in Camarines Sur has been dismissed from his post in connection with a questionable contract for the lease of the town’s public market.
2 gov’t workers kidnapped by Abus freed
by Michael Punongbayan - May 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Two government workers were released by their Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in Patikul, Sulu on Sunday amid relentless military operations against the bandit group.
‘Abu leader’s death major blow to bandits’
by Michael Punongbayan - May 1, 2017 - 12:00am
The death of Alhabsy Misaya, an Abu Sayyaf sub-leader known for kidnapping activities in Sulu, will cripple the bandit group, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Eduardo Año said yesterday.
Ex-mayor gets 20 years for graft
by Michael Punongbayan - May 1, 2017 - 12:00am
A former municipal mayor in Cavite has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with the anomalous construction of a building and a resort on two properties owned by private citizens.
Chinese Navy ships visit Davao Chinese Navy ships visit Davao
by Michael Punongbayan - May 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Three Chinese Navy vessels arrived yesterday afternoon at Sasa Wharf here on the first leg of goodwill visits in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Chinese navy vessels to visit Davao
by Michael Punongbayan - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Three Chinese military ships will arrive in Davao City tomorrow for a four-day goodwill visit, the Philippine Navy announced yesterday.
Ombudsman asks SC: Stop case dismissals over delays
by Michael Punongbayan - April 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman is urging the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the Sandiganbayan from dismissing more cases on grounds of inordinate delay in the investigation of complaints conducted by the anti-graft ag...
30 Maute group members slain in Lanao clashes
by Michael Punongbayan - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
At least 30 suspected members of the Maute group have been killed in military operations in Piagapo, Lanao del Sur since midnight on Saturday. Three soldiers were wounded in the encounters.
NPA releases 2 soldiers
by Michael Punongbayan - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Two soldiers kidnapped by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Sultan Kudarat more than two months ago were freed in Davao del Sur yesterday.
Navy foils hijacking
by Michael Punongbayan - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
The Navy foiled an attempt by unidentified gunmen to hijack a cargo ship in the waters off Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte on Tuesday.
Russian ships arriving in Manila today
by Michael Punongbayan - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Two Russian warships will arrive in Manila today for a goodwill visit.
23 local execs face raps over cockfights
by Michael Punongbayan - April 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Two town mayors and 21 other local government and barangay officials are facing criminal charges for allowing the holding of cockfights in their areas.
Former PCGG chief charged with malversation
by Michael Punongbayan - April 19, 2017 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has filed a case for malversation of public funds against former Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Camilo Sabio before the Sandiganbayan.
DND chief slams ‘terrorist, delusional’ CPP
by Michael Punongbayan - April 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday branded members of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as terrorists for claiming that last week’s military operation against the Abu Sayyaf in Bohol was...
Abu Sayyaf beheads Filipino hostage
by Michael Punongbayan - April 17, 2017 - 12:00am
The Abu Sayyaf has beheaded one of its Filipino captives in Patikul, Sulu, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed yesterday.
3 EAMC execs axed for shady P10.7-M deals
by Michael Punongbayan - April 12, 2017 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman yesterday ordered the dismissal of three East Avenue Medical Center officials for their alleged involvement in anomalous purchases worth P10.7 million 11 years ago.
AFP chief: Abu Sayyaf no match for military
by Michael Punongbayan - April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Confident of beating the deadline to defeat the terrorist group within the next three months, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Eduardo Año yesterday reminded his men that the Abu Sayyaf is...
Viet Navy ship in Manila for goodwill visit
by Michael Punongbayan - April 10, 2017 - 12:00am
The Vietnamese Navy’s Le Quy Don has docked at Manila’s South Harbor for a goodwill visit to the Philippines that will end today, officials said.
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