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Army hits NPA over extortion in Northern Samar amid crisis

Manila, April 8 -- The Philippine Army has condemned the New People's Army (NPA) for their extortion activities in poverty-stricken communities of Northern Samar despite the ongoing coronavirus diseas... Read More


2 more Covid-19 patients in Baguio recovered

Manila, April 8 -- 9) patients were discharged from a hospital here on Tuesday, bringing the total recoveries to seven with only six still confined. During a virtual presser, Baguio General Hospital ... Read More


NCRPO's anti-hoarding ops net P2.1-M medical supplies

Manila, April 8 -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Wednesday said it has seized some PHP2.1 million worth of medical supplies and essential goods during operations against hoarder... Read More


Palace says ECQ in Visayas, Mindanao up to LGUs

Manila, April 8 -- Local government units (LGUs) in the Visayas and Mindanao have the discretion to impose enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Wednesday. Nog... Read More


Army foils NPA landmine attack in Samar

Manila, April 8 -- The Philippine Army has recovered four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) belonging to the New People's Army in a remote village in Calbiga town, Samar province, stalling attempts ... Read More


ECQ extension to help 'slow down' Covid-19 spread

Manila, April 8 -- The extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon would greatly help 'flatten the curve' of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the country, Department of t... Read More


5 close contacts of NegOcc's Covid-19 patient test negative

Manila, April 8 -- The five close contacts of the lone confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patient in Negros Occidental have yielded negative results, the provincial government here confirme... Read More


Cebu cop, cohort nabbed for extortion

Manila, April 8 -- A police officer in Cebu City was arrested for robbery-extortion on Tuesday, the anti-scalawag unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Wednesday. In a statement sent to r... Read More


Troops' vigilance vs. NPA truce violations lauded

Manila, April 8 -- Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Felimon T. Santos Jr. on Tuesday commended military and police personnel for foiling three treacherous attempts of the New ... Read More


AFP gets 2 buses from transport firm for Covid-19 duties

Manila, April 8 -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday received two refurbished buses from a transportation company that will be used to transport medical and support personnel to the... Read More