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Southeast Asian countries commit to thwart militants

June 23, 2017
THE Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia agreed yesterday to pool intelligence and tackle militant financing as fears grow that protracted fighting in Marawi City could be the prelude to an Islamic State infiltration of the region.

11 kilos of shabu found in Mau

by VICTOR REYES on June 20, 2017
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GOVERNMENT forces recovered on Sunday night 11 kilos of high-grade shabu following a firefight with members of the Maute Group who have been holed up in four barangays in the city since May 23.

20 more terror groups on the

by ASHZEL HACHERO on June 20, 2017
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TWENTY other terrorist groups, aside from the Maute and Abu Sayyaf, are operating in Mindanao, Solicitor General Jose Calida yesterday told the Supreme Court in asking it to junk the petitions challenging President Duterte’s imposition of martial law in Mindanao.

2 BIFF men in arrest list kill

by VICTOR REYES on June 20, 2017
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Two members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, including a medical officer, were killed following a firefight with soldiers and policemen in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao on Sunday night.

1 dead as van ploughs into wor

June 20, 2017
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LONDON. – A van ploughed into worshippers near a London mosque on Monday, injuring 10 people in what police said was a deliberate attack on Muslims that was being treated as a terrorist incident.

Military: No order to stop off

by VICTOR REYES on June 20, 2017
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THE Armed Forces yesterday said it has yet to get an order from higher authorities   to stop offensive operations against the communist New People’s Army in any part of the country.

Abu Sayyaf is most distrusted

June 20, 2017
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SEVEN of 10 Filipinos do not trust the Abu Sayyaf Group, which has been responsible for kidnap for ransom activities and beheadings in the country, a special survey by the Social Weather Station (SWS) showed.
 

All 7 missing sailors found d

June 20, 2017
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TOKYO. – The US Navy confirmed on Monday that all seven missing sailors on the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments after the destroyer’s collision with a container ship off Japan over the weekend.

CA justice stands by decision

June 20, 2017
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COURT of Appeals Associate Justice Stephen Cruz yesterday stood by the Fourth Division’s decision to issue a writ of habeas corpus for the release of six Ilocos Norte provincial officials detained by the House since last month.

PNP in 2016: Costlier, noisie

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on June 20, 2017
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DESPITE the government’s brutal war on drugs, the performance of the Philippine National Police in 2016 dropped sharply from the year before based on a comparison of its Major Final Outputs in the last two years.

NBI arrests name dropper galo

by ASHZEL HACHERO on June 20, 2017
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AGENTS of the National Bureau of Investigation arrested last Friday a man who had duped unsuspecting persons of millions of pesos by claiming to have close ties with President Duterte and other high-ranking government officials.

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Column of the Day

The hidden danger in Marawi

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | June 23,2017
‘What was supposed to be a simple police action has turned out to be the most serious military operation to date in the Duterte administration.’

Opinion of the Day

Metabolism: Why dieting fails

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | June 23, 2017
‘My doctor said that both hands lifting a gallon-size pail up to shoulder height daily can help my body’s fat-burning ability.’