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Filipino-Italian girl, seven, dies after jellyfish sting in Camarines Sur

Filipino-Italian girl, seven, dies after jellyfish sting in Camarines Sur A seven-year-old Filipino-Italian girl has died after being stung by a jellyfish in the tourist town of Caramoan in Camarines Sur province. Gaia Trimarchi Cabanlong, from Rome, was swimming in the waters off Sabitang-Laya island when a jellyfish stung the lower part of her body. …

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Three Americans and two Britons to face Cebu court on drug charges

Three Americans and two Britons to face Cebu court on drug chargesJUNE 14, 2018 BY M G MARTINFrom left: Briton Jake Greevy and Americans Breana Austin Ulrich and Raymond Lewis Humphries. Also arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs were Wayne Barry McLeney from the UK and Jeremy Michael Stevenson from the USA.Three Americans and …

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Palace shrugs off claim of unrest in military

MALACAÑANG on Tuesday, August 28, shrugged off the claim of Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison that some military officials think of President Rodrigo Duterte as the “number one enemy of the state.” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said this is another “delusion” of the communist leader. “That’s part of the …

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PNP intensifies checkpoint

THE top official of the Police Regional Office-Northern Mindanao (PRO)-Northern Mindanao has ordered a stricter and stringent security inspections across the region following the deadly blast in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday, August 28, that killed two people and wounded 35 others. PRO-Northern Mindanao director Chief Superintendent Timoteo Pacleb has directed all police units to …

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NPA condemns arrest warrants vs Moises Padilla vice mayor, husband

THE Leonardo Panaligan Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) condemned the arrest warrants issued against Moises Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo and her husband, Mathias Segundo Feria Yulo III, by the court. In a statement issued by NPA through its spokesperson Ka JB Regalado, the rebels said that based on the pattern and circumstances …

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Cebu mother arrested for online sexual abuse of daughter, aged four

Cebu mother arrested: The child is carried from her home this morning following the entrapment operation. Picture courtesy of the International Justice Mission. Police have arrested a Cebu mother for allegedly broadcasting the online sexual abuse of her four-year-old daughter and 15-year-old sister. The 25-year-old is now in custody following an entrapment operation at her …

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