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Drilon, Belmonte don’t object to JPE house arrest

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Both leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives are posing no objection to the call that detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile be placed under house arrest. Senate President Franklin Drilon did not express objection to the […]
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Bongbong wants comprehensive peace process, says BBL needs to be improved

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday expressed his commitment to a comprehensive peace process as he reiterated his stance that the pending Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) needs to be improved. In a press statement, Marcos urged the […]
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Aquino: I won’t let those against peace succeed

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said he would not let those against the peace process succeed, a month after the deadly Mamasapano incident put peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in peril. “Kung […]
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Mamasapano whitewash

Allegations of a cover-up on the Mamasapano bloodbath have surfaced following the abrupt decision of the House of Representatives to suspend its hearings until completion of the Board of Inquiry (BOI) report. Suspension of the hearing is part of a […]
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Iqbal denies MILF issued call to prepare for all-out war if BBL is shelved

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal on Wednesday denied that their organization issued an “advisory” for other Muslim groups to prepare for an all-out war if the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is shelved. At […]
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MILF chief negotiator Iqbal begs off from House hearing on Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal on Wednesday begged off from the House of Representatives’ hearing on the Jan. 25 Mamasapano clash which left 44 elite members of the PNP-Special Action Force dead. In a […]
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Arguing among lawmakers delays questioning at House hearing on Mamasapano

MANILA (Mabuhay) — With so many lawmakers present at the House of Representatives’ first hearing on the Mamasapano clash, legislators argued among themselves on when to quiz the resource persons because there was just so little time on their hands. […]
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Emotional Espina decries ‘overkill’ of SAF men, seeks clear answers from MILF

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Director General Leonardo Espina on Wednesday became emotional over what he described as overkill of the 44 Special Action Force troopers in the January 25 police operations in Mamasapano, Maguindanao....
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I did not break chain of command, Napeñas insists during House probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Relieved Special Action Force (SAF) commander Chief Supt. Getulio Napeñas on Wednesday insisted that he did not break the chain of command when he communicated with suspended Philippine National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima for the […]
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Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept. 24

Washington, United States | AFP | – Pope Francis will bring his message of peace and compassion to politically gridlocked Washington in September when he becomes the first pontiff to address the US Congress, lawmakers said Thursday. Francis, who is […]