Duterte blasts Joma, urges communist rebels to ‘go home now’

Duterte blasts Joma, urges communist rebels to ‘go home now’

President Rodrigo Duterte urged  communist rebels to surrender to the government and “go home now.”

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5 foreigners on fact-finding mission held in South Cotabato

5 foreigners on fact-finding mission held in South Cotabato

Authorities stopped at a checkpoint a group of foreign activists who were on a mission to look into the recently reported massacre of nine civilians in Lake Sebu town in South Cotabato province.

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DENR personnel escorts in Boracay ordered not to carry high-powered arms

DENR personnel escorts in Boracay ordered not to carry high-powered arms

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered security detail accompanying Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) personnel on the island not to carry high-powered firearms.

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P1.5-M ‘shabu’ seized, 5 nabbed in Bulacan buy-bust op

At least P1.5 million worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) were seized from five men, including three teenagers, who were alleged to be bigtime sources of drugs across northern Manila.

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10 drug suspects killed in 24-hour police operations in Bulacan

10 drug suspects killed in 24-hour police operations in Bulacan

Ten drug suspects were killed by policemen, while 63 others were arrested during close to 50 operations undertaken simultaneously in different Bulacan towns from Tuesday midnight (Feb. 20) to Wednesday midnight (Feb. 21).

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Uber takes on commuting with ‘Express’ car pool service in US

Uber takes on commuting with 'Express' car pool service in US

Uber on Wednesday maneuvered to become part of people’s daily commutes with the addition of an Express car pool to its ride-share options. Express Pool officially launched in a handful of U.S. cities and was billed as an improvement on a car pool offering Uber has provided since 2014. Rather than have a driver travel […]

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Duterte justifies Palace ban on Rappler: ‘They might be CIA sponsored’

Duterte justifies Palace ban on Rappler: ‘They might be CIA sponsored’

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he was just “invoking executive action” when he ordered the ban on all Rappler reporters from entering Malacañang and covering his events. 

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Poe: Chronic hunger is a violation of human rights

The prevalence of hunger and the accompanying effects of malnutrition in the Philippines are human rights violations, Senator Grace Poe said Thursday, as she urged the government to draw up strategies to tackle undernourishment especially among children.

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