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Marawi crisis death toll climbs to 537

THE death toll from the continuing firefight between Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-inspired Maute Group as climbed to 537 including 399 sterrorist, 93 government soldiers and 45 civilians, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Padilla said clearing…

Bullets, gun parts found in relief box

AT least 159 bullets and gun accessories concealed in a box supposed to contain relief donations for displaced residents of Marawi City were found in a condominium in Mandaluyong City Monday night, police said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Eastern Police District (EPD) director Chief Supt. Romulo Sapitula said…

Duterte sad because of 11 soldiers’ death

President Rodrigo Duterte regretted the military air strikes that accidentally killed 11 soldiers even as he indicated that he will be the first one to call for an end to martial law in Mindanao. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But only once Mindanao is “stable,” the President insisted. The President…
  • Published in Nation

Digong forming junta?

IS President Rodrigo Duterte forming a junta to help him run the government? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In his second visit to Marawi City Friday, the President bared anew his plan to eventually fill top government posts with members of the military, stressing that he prefers them over civilians…

Wish granted

And it was a resounding one. The people’s representatives spoke out in a loud, roaring voice. Vox populi, vox dei. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It is plain and clear as daylight. And so what part of “yes” do objectors and critics do not understand? Congress on Saturday voted to…
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Marines retrieve P79.2M from Maute hideout

ELEMENTS of Philippine Marines recovered P79.2 million worth of cash and checks in a house occupied by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-Maute Terror Group (MTG) during their operation Monday afternoon in Marawi City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This was confirmed yesterday by Armed Forces of the…
  • Published in Nation

Tigilan niyo na si Pangulong Duterte!

NAWALA lang ng ilang araw si Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte sa paningin ng publiko ay nagpista na naman ang mga tsismosa at tsismoso. Siyempre labas kaagad ang Malakanyang ng paliwanag kung bakit hindi napagkikita si Pangulong Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kailangan daw magpahinga ang punong ehekutibo dahil sa…
  • Published in Opinion

No all-out airstrike for civilians’ sake

“BOMBAHIN ko lang lahat niyan,” President Rodrigo Duterte said as he declared that he could finish off the terrorists holed-up in Marawi City in 24 hours with the unrestrained use of air power. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte however said that the lives of innocent civilians would be sacrificed…

No need for House to monitor extended ML -- Alvarez

SPEAKER Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez said yesterday there is no need for Congress to oversee the extended implementation of martial law and suspension of the privilege of writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao until the end of the year amid fears of possible constitutional and human rights violations. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…

Lopez seeks telecoms cooperation vs terrorism

“THE country and the whole world are facing serious terrorist threats which should not be ignored and set aside as this would affect our peace and order, economy and political stability,” Manila Rep. Manuel “Manny” Lopez said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In line with this, Lopez, vice chairperson…
  • Published in Nation
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