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DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — A village chief was shot dead while two of his companions were wounded by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental Thursday.
Police are considering the possible involvement of the New People’s Army in the killing of Leudigario Gargoles Binera, 40, barangay captain of Hinakpan.
Hinakpan is near barangay Magsaysay, where the NPA ambushed and killed Guihulngan police chief Superintendent Arnel Arpon and five of his men, wounding three other officers, as they responded to a rebel attack...
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(Reuters file)MANILA, Philippines — (UPDATE – 12:17 p.m.) At least 18 more persons were reported killed overnight in the Camanava area (Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela) of Metro Manila even as Senator Francis Pangilinan decried the 57 deaths in Bulacan and Manila, mostly in police operation, over the past two days.
In Manila at least five more killings happened while in Quezon City a man his partner acknowledged was a “runner” for drug peddlers was gunned down inside his home in...
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Melbourne, AUSTRALIA – Elin Anisha Guro may be more than 5,500 kilometers away, but she is doing her part to bring back normalcy to the besieged city of Marawi.
A PhD student at the University of Melbourne, Anisha started Balik MSU to encourage students displaced by conflict to go back to school and finish their education."Balik MSU (Mindanao State University) was initiated by MSU-ans all over the world toencourage MSU students to go back to Marawi City. Together with alumni fromAustralia...
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MANILA – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista on Monday, August 7, denied his wife's accusation that he has"unexplained wealth," saying she is "motivated by greed."In a statement, Bautista expressed "extreme disappointment" over the claims made by his"estranged" wife, Patricia Paz "Tish" Bautista."Her allegations are all lies, and I categorically deny all of them," the Comelec chief said."Sa totoo lang po, ako po ay biktima rito, biktima ng pagtataksil... Ang aking pagkatao, para po akong nagahasa sa aking sariling...