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Bayan urges Duterte not to succumb to US enticements over bases access issue

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Mayor Rodrigo Duterte INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Militant groups warned Mayor Rodrigo Duterte against allowing the entry of US forces here, saying that would only bring in more violence instead of solving the recent bomb explosions in the city.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PNP, AFP disavow knowledge of P4M ransom in Aussie kidnap

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PNP spokesperson Chief Supt. Generoso Cerbo Jr. INQUIRER.NET FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) distanced themselves, on Sunday, from the reported negotiations and payment of a P4-million ransom for the freedom of Australian Warren Richard Rodwell, who was released by his Abu Sayyaf captors on Saturday.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf clashes with MNLF troops after freeing 2 Filipino captives

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Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte

Kidnappers have released the two Filipino crew members of Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani, just as reports surfaced that members of the Moro National Liberation Front have clashed with Abu Sayyaf in its bid to pressure the bandit group into releasing more of their captives.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

78 Taiwanese arrested in Davao City for large-scale fraud

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Seventy-eight Taiwanese nationals, most of them young males and females, were arrested by Philippine and Taiwan police in a series of raids here Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: April 18th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

USAID sets economic aid to 3 Philippine cities seen as ‘key growth areas’

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The United States government has launched a comprehensive economic development program involving the pilot cities of Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro and Batangas.

Posted: March 6th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

MIAA seeks to expand proposed 4-km ‘no fly zone’ around NAIA to 13 kms

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is seeking to expand a proposed 4-kilometer no fly zone around the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to 13 kilometers, the accepted standard worldwide, a MIAA official said Tuesday.

Posted: June 14th, 2011 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Political stunt

Nearly a day after it started, the standoff in Compostela town ended with assurances from Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo that he will look into and push the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to resolve the election dispute that deprived the town not only of its mayor but its elected council as well. The [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

Property theft, damages eyed; priority services under review

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A day after its resolution, charges are being readied against both the municipal police and four followers of Mayor-elect Joel Quiño in relation to last Wednesday’s municipal hall takeover in Compostela town, northern Cebu. Senior Insp. Rodrigo Giangan, Compostela municipal police chief, said criminal charges may be filed against the four identified Quiño supporters who [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Defective school buildings to be fixed, officials say

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CEBU City Hall will cover the costs of additional stairs and emergency exits for the city’s school buildings, though it will do so gradually since their budget is still insufficient. Cebu City Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young said it is in the city government’s plans to add more stairs and emergency exits since the school [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

Task force seizes truck of blasted fish in Liloan

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Blasted fish worth an estimated P110,000 were confiscated by Cebu province’s Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force yesterday. About 11 a.m., members of the task force intercepted a four-wheel Elf truck loaded with boxes of blasted fishes in barangay Cotcot, Liloan town, northeastern Cebu. A total of 44 boxes of a variety of toloy and tamban (Sardinella [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

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