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  • President Duterte: Malacañang open to complainants vs. graft and corruption

    President Duterte: Malacañang open to complainants vs. graft and corruption

    Jul 27, 2016 18:01
    President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said “the gates of Malacañan will be open” to those who have valid reasons to complain about graft and corruption under his administration. During his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, the President also …

  • PNP stops offensive operations vs NPA

    PNP stops offensive operations vs NPA

    Jul 27, 2016 17:45
    The Philippine National Police (PNP) has declared a suspension of all offensive operations against the New People’s Army (NPA) as a response on President Duterte’s declaration of a unilateral truce during his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). Senior Supt. …

  • Syrian media raise death toll from attack in north to 44

    Syrian media raise death toll from attack in north to 44

    Jul 27, 2016 17:29
    BEIRUT — Syria's state-run news agency has raised the death toll from what it says was a twin bombing that struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in the country's north to 44 killed. The report says a truck loaded …

  • US offers training, services to help combat terrorism, illegal drugs

    US offers training, services to help combat terrorism, illegal drugs

    Jul 27, 2016 16:37
    The United States has offered $32 million worth of "training and services" to help the Philippines combat transnational crimes such as terrorism and illegal drugs. The latest financial aid was extended by US Secretary of State John Kerry in a meeting …

  • Nintendo sinks into loss despite ‘Pokemon Go’ global success

    Nintendo sinks into loss despite ‘Pokemon Go’ global success

    Jul 27, 2016 16:36
    TOKYO — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. sagged into a loss of 24.53 billion yen ($232 million) for the fiscal first quarter through June, despite the global success of the "Pokemon Go" augmented reality game. The result Wednesday was worse …

  • Duterte stops Inday Sara’s plan to visit Panatag Shoal

    Duterte stops Inday Sara’s plan to visit Panatag Shoal

    Jul 27, 2016 16:04
    FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija — The First Family nearly triggered a diplomatic row with China had its planned visit to Panatag Shoal pushed through. President Rodrigo Duterte recently revealed that his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, wanted to venture to …

  • LOOK: Former presidents gather for National Security Council meeting

    LOOK: Former presidents gather for National Security Council meeting

    Jul 27, 2016 15:59
    Four of the country’s former presidents Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Joseph Ejercito Estrada, and Fidel V. Ramos gathered together for the convening of the National Security Council, Wednesday (July 27, 2016) covened by current President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. The …

  • NPA attacks CAAs after Duterte’s ceasefire

    NPA attacks CAAs after Duterte’s ceasefire

    Jul 27, 2016 15:50
    DAVAO CITY -- The New People's Army reportedly attacked CAFGU personnel in Barangay Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte, Wednesday morning, July 27, 2016. One CAFGU was killed while four others were wounded, according to 10th Infantry Division spokesperson Rhyan Batchar. The personnel …

  • Senate to set public hearing for Duterte‘s emergency powers soon

    Senate to set public hearing for Duterte‘s emergency powers soon

    Jul 27, 2016 15:31
    The Senate public services committee will set for public hearing as soon as possible on an urgent bill giving President Rodrigo R. Duterte emergency powers to address the worsening traffic in key urban cities in the country. This was announce by …

  • UN secretary-general calls for truce during Rio Olympics

    UN secretary-general calls for truce during Rio Olympics

    Jul 27, 2016 15:21
    UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an Olympic truce and urging all warring parties to lay down their weapons and put aside difference during the upcoming summer games in Rio de Janeiro. The U.N. chief said in a …