Isabela town police chief awarded posthumously for ‘heroism’

AN ISABELA town police chief was given a medal for his heroism in leading an anti-illegal drug operation, which cost him his life. Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Oscar Albayalde gave the posthumous award to Senior Inspector Michael Angelo Tubaña, police chief of Mallig, Isabela. “Posthumously, binigyan natin ng award na PNP Heroism Medal para […]

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China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail’ after new tariffs threat

BEIJING: Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of “blackmail” and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods, pushing the world’s two biggest economies closer to a trade war. Trump said on Monday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth […]

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EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament

LUXEMBOURG: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen must repay nearly 300,000 euros to the European Parliament for funds paid incorrectly to an assistant, a top EU court ruled on Tuesday. The General Court of the European Union, the bloc’s second-highest tribunal, rejected a bid by Le Pen to overturn a ruling that she had wrongly […]

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Merkel, Macron search for reforms to halt EU ‘disintegration’

MESEBERG, Germany: German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to hammer out reforms that can stop the “disintegration” of the European Union, torn by populist forces and deep discord over immigration. The two leaders of Europe’s biggest economies will seek to thrash out a compromise between Macron’s bold vision for sweeping […]

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Canada lawmakers vote to legalize cannabis

OTTAWA: Canada is set to become the first G7 country to legalize cannabis after lawmakers on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) passed a bill that would allow free consumption of the mind-altering drug Passed by 205 votes to 82 in the House of Commons, the legislation must still pass the Senate—which could delay, but not block […]

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San Juan police commander relieved for ‘dirty’ precinct, 6 others for neglect of duty

A COMMANDER of a Police Community Precinct (PCP) in San Juan City was ordered relieved from his post on Tuesday morning after his outpost was found “dirty and disorganized.” Chief Supt. Alfredo Corpuz, Eastern Police District (EPD) officer-in-charge, ordered Senior Inspector Angelbert Dumaging, PCP commander, relieved after he was dismayed by how disorganized and dirty the precinct […]

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Former MILF member, companion nabbed in Quezon City buy-bust

A FORMER member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and his companion were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Quezon City on Monday evening. Quezon City Police District (QCPD) chief Joselito Esquivel identified the suspects as former MILF member Kasle Manapi alias “Castro,” 28, and Ebrahim Usmani alias “Ebs,” 37. Esquivel said a buy-bust operation was […]

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Trump says US not ‘migrant camp’ amid family separation crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump vowed Monday that the United States would not become a “migrant camp,” as he faced soaring pressure to end the separation of immigrant families on America’s southern border. While top administration officials stood by Trump’s policy of “zero tolerance” towards unauthorized border crossers, and insisted children were being held in […]

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14 people hurt in three-vehicle collision on Edsa southbound lane

AT least 14 people were hurt when a passenger bus lost its brakes and hit another bus and a private car along the southbound lane of Edsa near Magallanes interchange in Makati, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reported on Tuesday. The MMDA Rescue Team rushed five of the injured to the Pasay General Hospital while […]

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NKorea’s Kim visiting China Tuesday and Wednesday – state media

BEIJING: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China on Tuesday and Wednesday, state broadcaster CCTV said, a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump. CCTV did not say whether Kim had arrived in Beijing, but security lined the freeway leading to the city’s airport Tuesday morning as authorities prepared for […]

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