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Police say 800 contract killings blamed on drug war

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief Ronald Dela Rosa said Sunday, December 17, that of the over 10,000 deaths under investigation (DUI) since the administration started its war on drugs, 800 were found to be contract killings that were not drug

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Duterte eyes CNN hero as new urban poor commission head

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is considering CNN hero Efren Peñaflorida Jr. as the next chairman of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP), presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Saturday.

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Arrested priest extradited to North Dakota

A PRIEST accused of molesting two boys in the 1990s has been extradited from the Philippines to North Dakota to face charges.

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Pay hike for soldiers could demoralize other state workers, solons warn

IF HOUSE Resolution No. 18 is signed into law, the salary of soldiers and other uniformed personnel will be doubled.

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Traumatized residents thought it was 'Yolanda' all over again

TACLOBAN City Vice Mayor Jerry Yaokasin said the severe flooding in Leyte caused by heavy rains from tropical storm Urduja (international name: Kai-tak) brought back bad memories about super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

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