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PNP eyes top 10 ‘high-value’ drug targets per region

PNP eyes top 10 ‘high-value’ drug targets per region By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa on Monday vowed to continue the government’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs by focusing on high-value targets (HVTs) in every region. Gamboa directed PNP regional directors to submit a … Continue reading

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Typhoon 'Ursula' death toll reaches 50: NDRRMC

‘Ursula’ death toll reaches 50: NDRRMCBy Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The number of deaths attributed to Typhoon Ursula has climbed to 50 as of Tuesday. In its 6 a.m. update, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said the casualties were from Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Central Visayas and Eastern Visayas. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Pres.Duterte's Christmas message: Be kind, helpful to others

PRRD’s Christmas message: Be kind, helpful to others By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — A day before the entire nation celebrates Christmas, President Rodrigo R. Duterte encourages Filipinos to be an inspiration to others by showing kindness to everyone, especially the needy and disadvantaged members of the society. Duterte made the call as … Continue reading

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Team PH bags ‘sweet surprise’ 2nd SEA Games overall title

Team PH bags ‘sweet surprise’ 2nd SEA Games overall title By Jelly Musico   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Team Philippines on Tuesday raked in 11 more gold medals to formally clinch the 30th Southeast Asian Games’ overall championship described by a top local sports official as “sweet surprise”. The host country was actually unthreatened on … Continue reading

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DOT, LGUs identify 4 major projects for Siargao Island

DOT, LGUs identify 4 major projects for Siargao Island By Alexander Lopez BUTUAN CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Four major priority investment projects have been identified by the Department of Tourism (DOT) 13 (Caraga) and the local government units (LGUs) of Surigao del Norte province to be implemented in Siargao Island. The projects, under DOT’s … Continue reading

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President Duterte asks support in cleansing government

NEWS RELEASE President Duterte asks support in cleansing government President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sworn in newly appointed government officials on Monday, renewing his call to help him eliminate corruption in the bureaucracy, which he said is the major stumbling block for the country’s progress along with the proliferation of illegal drugs and lack of law … Continue reading