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Soldier slain in Quezon Province in NPA skirmish

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City -- A soldier was killed during a firefight early Monday morning between the the Philippine Army (PA) 76th Infantry Battalion and New People’s Army (NPA) at a sub-village of Barangay Cagsiay 2 in Mauban, Quezon.

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Duterte: 'I will never tolerate corruption in government'

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, July 24, renewed his commitment that he would get rid of the corruption that continues to hound the government under his six-year term.

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China opens movie theater on disputed South China Sea island

BEIJING -- A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil an

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Fire hits residential area in Mandaue City

A FIRE hit a residential area near Moonlight Lodge in Barangay Subangdako, Mandaue City, on Monday afternoon, July 14.

According to the Mandaue City Command Center, the fire started at the back of the lodge.

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Duterte insinuates 'American ownership' of Rappler

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte during his second State of the Nation Address (Sona) claimed that a local news organization is "owned" by Americans.

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Duterte to US: Return Balangiga bells

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte called on the United States government on Monday, July 24, to return to the Filipino people the church bells that American soldiers took from Balangiga, Samar, in 1901.

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Duterte urges Congress to pass National Land Use Act

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte urged Congress on Monday, July 24, to immediately pass the proposed National Land Use Act, citing the aggravating environmental situation in the country.

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Duterte hopeful to achieve peace despite Reds' insurgency

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed optimism that peace will be achieved under his term, despite the communist insurgency.

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