Duterte orders creation of nat’l task force vs communist insurgency — Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of a national task force that would address the armed conflict by local communists, a Malacanang official said. In a statement, Palace spokesman…READ MORE

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Russia probes terror after teen suicide attack on FSB

Russia probes terror after teen suicide attack on FSB

MOSCOW — Russia launched a terrorism investigation on Wednesday after a 17-year-old student blew himself up at regional headquarters of the FSB security agency, wounding three employees.

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Lacson hopes new Customs chief won’t suffer Lapena’s fate but opposition questions transfer

SEN. Panfilo Lacson on Friday expressed hope that retired Gen. Leonardo Rey Guerrero would “not suffer the same fate” of outgoing Customs chief Isidro Lapeña. President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced the removal…READ MORE

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Time is up for Erap in Manila? Isko Moreno thinks so

Joseph “Erap” Estrada’s time as Manila mayor is up.

This was the bold declaration of his former ally and Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in a radio interview on Tuesday as he criticized the seemingly slow progress of the nation’s capital city through six years of Estrada’s leadership.

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Trillanes to critics: Don’t get tired of me

As he rejoiced the junking of a motion for his arrest on a non-bailable case, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV took a swipe at some people, who are getting tired of him.

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