Marawi siege inspires new course at PMA

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:36:37 +0000

Marawi siege inspires new course at PMA

FORT DEL PILAR, BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — This year’s new batch of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadets will pursue a national security management course to handle future crises involving homegrown terrorism and foreign naval incursions, PMA officials said here on Tuesday.

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He’s back: Duterte meets Thai envoy

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:36:31 +0000

President Duterte finally made his first public appearance after a weeklong absence from the public eye, which fueled speculation that he had suffered a heart attack and was in a hospital.

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Charge Cardema, Palace tells DOJ

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:35:25 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — At Malacañang’s behest, the Department of Justice (DOJ) will consider filing charges against former National Youth Commission (NYC) chair Ronald Cardema, who abruptly resigned to become a nominee of the Duterte Youth party list group.

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COA flags OSG’s P7.12M in foreign travel expenses

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:34:53 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged P7.128 million in foreign travels spent by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) in 2018 that lacked the required supporting documents.

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Actor Matteo Guidicelli joins ‘combat’ vs ‘terrorists’

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:33:30 +0000

Actor Matteo Guidicelli joins ‘combat’ vs ‘terrorists’

FORT DEL PILAR, BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — Actor Matteo Guidicelli surprised cadets and tourists at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) when he took part in a simulated rescue of hostages and a mock assault on “terrorists” at the start of a two-day Army roadshow here on Monday.

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Daughter of slain Batangas mayor won’t copy ‘walk of shame’

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:32:11 +0000

Daughter of slain Batangas mayor won’t copy ‘walk of shame’

SAN PEDRO CITY, LAGUNA, Philippines — She may be her father’s daughter in many ways, but there are just some things they disagree on.

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6 reps from 5 parties vie for Speaker post

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:31:09 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The next Speaker may not necessarily come from the ranks of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), according to Majority Leader Fredenil Castro, another rumored candidate in the looming battle for House leadership.

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Fun run, dance ball to raise funds for Marinduque school

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:30:49 +0000

The Mogpog Central School Alumni Association Inc. (MCSAAI) is holding sports and wellness activities and a dance ball in Mogpog town, Marinduque province, on May 25 to gather alumni and their families for a good cause.

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Palace welcomes ROTC law for Grades 11, 12

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 21:30:22 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang described as “good news” the House of Representatives’ approval of a measure that would mandate the enrollment of senior high school students in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

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