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PNP chief: Failed attack of Abu Sayyaf Group during ASEAN Summit linked to ISIS

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has revealed the arrest of three alleged members of the Abu Sayaf Group (ASG) on November 10 in the village of Culiat,...

Ma. Isabel Lopez says sorry for violation, appeals to LTO not to cancel her license

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Actress and former beauty queen Maria Isabel Lopez humbled herself and apologized for the breach of security protocol she committed when she illegally used the lane designated...

Senate expedites passage of proposed 2018 national budget, tax reform package

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Senate went straight to deliberation of priority bills of the Duterte administration as soon as the session opened on Thursday. The upper chamber of Congress targets...

HoR to order probe PNP’s use of long-range acoustic device against protesters

Posted on: November 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Leftist lawmakers in the Lower House of Congress seek a probe on whether or not the use of a long-range acoustic device or LRAD by the Philippine...

ASEAN Security Task Force takes pride for successful security preps in the ASEAN Summit

Posted on: November 16th, 2017 | No Comments
The recently concluded 31st ASEAN Summit in the country has been considered a huge success. With this, the ASEAN Security Task Force thanks the police and the public for their...

World leaders praised the Philippines on how it hosted the ASEAN Summit

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “We also would like to thank the Philippines also for its chairmanship achievements under each of the three ASEAN pillars including the finalization of a framework on...

60,000 personnel to provide security for 31st ASEAN Summit

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have deployed 60,000 security personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)...

Duterte, Trump to first meet at APEC Summit in Vietnam

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will be on a four-day working visit in Vietnam from November 8 to 11, 2017. He will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)...

Gun ban, “no sail zone” takes effect ahead of the ASEAN Summit

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has begun the implementation of a 15-day gun ban in Metro Manila and nearby cities. The gun which...

Tension in the Korean Peninsula, terrorism, illegal drugs, key topics in Duterte-Trump talks

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has guaranteed that his meeting with US President Donald Trump will be smooth and diplomatic. He said he regards the US President as an...