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Strikes vs Maute resume; AFP c

by VICTOR REYES on June 27, 2017
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FOR the nth time, the Armed Forces said it was close to achieving victory in the campaign to flush out members of the Maute Group still manning battle positions in some areas in Marawi City.

Duterte dines with Muslim, r

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on June 27, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte is opening the doors of Malacañang to the Muslim community on Tuesday as he hosts a special dinner to celebrate the end of Ramadan with them.

Lorenzana to Reds: Don’t sprea

June 27, 2017
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DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday lashed at leftist groups and individuals who he said are spreading “dubious reports” that women from Marawi City fear they will be raped by soldiers who are involved in operations to clear the city of members of the Maute terrorist group.

Pinay caregiver wins placemen

by ASHZEL HACHERO on June 27, 2017
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THE Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv yesterday said a Filipina caregiver was awarded a financial settlement from her recruitment agency after she filed a case for illegal collection of placement fee last year.

Drugs war a success, says Anda

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on June 27, 2017
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COMMUNICATIONS Secretary Martin Andanar yesterday declared the drug war of the Duterte government a success, citing the fact that 1.2 million people have surrendered to authorities a year after the drug drive as launched.

Despite warning, US warship s

June 27, 2017
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TOKYO -- A US warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship’s captain.

Mosul battle seen to end in da

June 27, 2017
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MOSUL, Iraq -- The battle to take full control of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back by the militants failed, an Iraqi general told Reuters on Monday.

UK’s May strikes deal with DUP

June 27, 2017
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LONDON -- British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government with the support of a small Northern Irish Protestant party.

Myanmar, Thailand burn illicit

June 27, 2017
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BANGKOK/YANGON -- Officials in Myanmar and Thailand burned illegal narcotics worth more than $800 million on Monday to mark the UN day against drug abuse and trafficking.
 

Group calls for prayer for pea

June 27, 2017
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AN ORGANIZATION composed of several religious groups is calling all Filipinos to join the simultaneous praying of the “Prayer for Peace in the Philippines” at noon of July 7.

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Column of the Day

In flagrant plagiarism

By DEAN DELA PAZ | June 27,2017
‘The concepts of self-plagiarism apply where contractors who rehash material they created for others subsequently charge for the same material and its creative groundwork several times over.’

Opinion of the Day

Clash of clans

By ABIGAIL VALTE | June 27, 2017
‘Until the president emerges from his most recent period of unexplained absence, the question persists: will he mediate and force peace, or won’t he?’