Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, September 21). Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/recto-seeks-creation-of-congress-police-unit/619471/ Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit By JAVIER J. ISMAEL September 21, 2019 SENATE President pro tempore Ralph Recto has filed Senate Bill (SB) 1051 to create a congressional police force … Continue reading

Mislatel deal won’t be a concern | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2019, September 13). Mislatel deal won’t be a concern. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved September 13, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/09/13/mislatel-deal-wont-be-a-concern/ Mislatel deal won’t be a concern September 13, 2019 12:05 AM By Mario J. Mallari The whole nation can rest easy if the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) … Continue reading

Bangsamoro region to get P70.6-billion budget next year | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2019, August 24). Bangsamoro region to get P70.6-billion budget next year. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/24/1945919/bangsamoro-region-get-p706-billion-budget-next-year Bangsamoro region to get P70.6-billion budget next year Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – August 24, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will be given some … Continue reading

Kabataan party-list challenges Matteo Guidicelli to also see struggle of marginalized sectors | Philstar.com

Reference: Adel, R. (2019, July 15). Kabataan party-list challenges Matteo Guidicelli to also see struggle of marginalized sectors. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/14/1934667/kabataan-party-list-challenges-matteo-guidicelli-also-see-struggle-marginalized-sectors Kabataan party-list challenges Matteo Guidicelli to also see struggle of marginalized sectors Rosette Adel (philstar.com) – July 15, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Youth party-list Kabataan slammed Filipino-Italian actor Matteo Guidicello for … Continue reading

Terror tactics escalating—Palace | Manila Standard

Reference: Blancaflor, M. J. (2019, July 12). Terror tactics escalating—Palace. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299577/terror-tactics-escalating-palace.html Terror tactics escalating—Palace posted July 12, 2019 at 01:50 am by MJ Blancaflor Malacañang cautioned the public to be more careful after the military confirmed that one of the suicide bombers in the Indanan, Sulu attack last month was … Continue reading

‘Very dangerous times ahead’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. (2019, July 11). ‘Very dangerous times ahead’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299495/-very-dangerous-times-ahead-.html ‘Very dangerous times ahead’ posted July 11, 2019 at 01:50 am by Nathaniel Mariano Duterte batting for well-equipped military, police President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to support his administration to strengthen the Armed Forces in preparation for “very dangerous … Continue reading

Sulu bomber proven a Pinoy | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Wakefield, F. (2019, July 11). Sulu bomber proven a Pinoy. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/11/sulu-bomber-proven-a-pinoy/ Sulu bomber proven a Pinoy By Francis Wakefield – July 11, 2019 12:05 AM He did succeed Norman Lasuca (right) shows an eerie shirt print prior to blowing himself up in front of a … Continue reading

COA report on P274M donation for soldiers in Marawi siege flawed? | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Reyes, V. (2019, July 05). COA report on P274M donation for soldiers in Marawi siege flawed? Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/coa-report-p274m-donation-soldiers-marawi-siege-flawed COA report on P274M donation for soldiers in Marawi siege flawed? By VICTOR REYES – July 05, 2019 THE Armed Forces yesterday described as “flawed” a recent report by the … Continue reading

Child warriors suicide factory | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Cardona, A. (2019, July 06). Child warriors suicide factory. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/06/child-warriors-suicide-factory/ Child warriors suicide factory By Aldrin Cardona – July 6, 2019 12:05 AM In all likelihood, Norman Lasuca could have started as a child warrior for the Abu Sayyaf. It is hard to doubt … Continue reading

China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2019, June 27). China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298319/china-barred-from-fishing-in-ph-carpio.html China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio By Rey E. Requejo – June 27, 2019 The Philippine government cannot allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone because this would violate the 1987 Constitution, Supreme Court … Continue reading

Extension granted | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2018, December 13). Extension granted. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/13/extension-granted/ Extension granted By Hananeel Bordey – December 13, 2018 12:07 AM The 17th Congress in joint session yesterday approved the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao as requested by President Duterte to defeat terrorism … Continue reading

Terror fails to stop vote | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 07). Terror fails to stop vote. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/07/terror-fails-to-stop-vote/ Terror fails to stop vote By Kristina Maralit – February 7, 2019 12:05 AM The Palace commended the successful conduct of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite despite the explosions that rocked … Continue reading

Pass anti-terror bill, end ML | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Manuel, E. (2019, February 05). Pass anti-terror bill, end ML. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 05, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/05/pass-anti-terror-bill-end-ml/ Pass anti-terror bill, end ML By Elmer N. Manuel – February 5, 2019 12:05 AM Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana vowed to support the lifting of martial law on Mindanao on one condition, which … Continue reading

AFP says IS pronouncement of responsibility for Jolo blasts is mere propaganda» Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Wakefield, F. (2019, January 28). AFP says IS pronouncement of responsibility for Jolo blasts is mere propaganda. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 29, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/01/28/afp-says-is-pronouncement-of-responsibility-for-jolo-blasts-is-mere-propaganda/ AFP says IS pronouncement of responsibility for Jolo blasts is mere propaganda Published January 28, 2019, 6:39 PM By Francis Wakefield The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Monday … Continue reading

Martial law in Mindanao to be extended anew? | Philstar.com

Reference: Mendez, C. (2018, November 10). Martial law in Mindanao to be extended anew?. Philstar.com. Retrieved November 13, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/nation/2018/11/10/1867252/martial-law-mindanao-be-extended-anew Martial law in Mindanao to be extended anew? Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) – November 10, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Cabinet security cluster may recommend the extension of martial law in … Continue reading

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