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Mactan airport, Iacat ink deal to fight vs human trafficking

THE Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (Iacat) to strengthen their partnership in running after human traffickers Tuesday afternoon.

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Dela Rosa headed to another agency upon retirement

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief Ronald Dela Rosa said Tuesday, December 12, that President Rodrigo Duterte has told him that he will be appointed to will lead another agency after his retirement in January 2018.

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Over 2M Filipinos jobless in October

SOME 2.18 million Filipinos, or 5 percent of the labor force, were unemployed in October 2017, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Tuesday, December 12.

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Sea turtle found dead in Ginatilan

A SEA turtle, about 60 years old, was found dead on Monday morning, December 11, in the seawaters off Barangay San Roque, Ginatilan, Cebu.

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Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

WASHINGTON -- Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning January 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks.

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Palace condemns New York terror attack

THE Philippine government has joined the international community in condemning the latest terror attack in New York City that reportedly hurt at least four individuals, Malacañang said on Tuesday, December 12.

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Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4

NEW YORK -- A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro and zip ties set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring him and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour.

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Duterte to fire urban poor commissioners

(UPDATED) - President Rodrigo Duterte is set to fire Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) chairperson Terry Ridon and four other commissioners due to purported irregularities, not abolish the commission, Malacañang said on Tues

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