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Batangas jail escapee slain in shootout with police

SAN PEDRO CITY –– A man, who escaped from prison in Balayan town in Batangas province was shot and killed in a shootout with pursuing policemen, authorities said on Thursday. Balayan police chief Captain Jeffrey Dallo, in a phone interview, said detainee Salvador de Ocampo figured in a shootout around noon Wednesday after authorities found […]

Eastmincom head Felimon Santos is new AFP chief

In this file photo, Lt General Filemon Santos Jr. was installed as new commander of Eastern Mindanao Command. President Rodrigo Duterte has picked Santos as the new chief of the Armed Forces, replacing Gen. Noel Clement. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has picked Eastern Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Felimon Santos as […]

4 dead, 3 hurt as tricycle collides with bus in Quezon

LUCENA CITY, Philippines  – Four passengers of a tricycle were killed while three others were hurt when their vehicle was hit by an incoming bus along the Maharlika Highway in Candelaria town in Quezon province on Wednesday, police said. Candelaria police identified those killed as tricycle driver Wilson Garma, 29;  Cristito Garma, 60; Althea Garma, […]

Duterte optimistic on PH 2020 prospects

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday expressed optimism that his administration’s policies and programs would redound to the benefit of the Filipino people in 2020. “I join the entire Filipino nation and the global community in welcoming the New Year 2020. We celebrate this occasion with our loved ones, filled with gratitude for blessings received in […]

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