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Phil news: Chinese drug suspect killed, P1.5-B worth of shabu seized
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Phil news: Chinese drug suspect killed, P1.5-B worth of shabu seized

MANILA – A Chinese drug suspect was killed while four others were arrested in three separate anti-illegal drug operations in Quezon City, Valenzuela City and Bulacan province that also netted some PHP1.48 billion worth of shabu on Sunday. One of the drug suspects, identified as Wu Zishen, 50, was killed during the buy-bust operation in Balagtas...

Philippines: Leisure flights from NCR suspended- Department of Tourism
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Philippines: Leisure flights from NCR suspended- Department of Tourism

MANILA – Leisure point-to-point flights are suspended, effective immediately for areas under general community quarantine with heightened restrictions (GCQ-HR), the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Friday. Through the Interagency Task Force Resolution No 130-A, Metro Manila had been placed under GCQ-HR from July 30 to August 5, 2021, and on a two-week enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) beginning...

Siargao among Time magazine’s greatest places of 2021 list
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Siargao among Time magazine’s greatest places of 2021 list

MANILA – Siargao Island made it into Time magazine’s list of “greatest places” in 2021, which recognizes destinations that were able to adapt and innovate despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic. In a statement, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat hailed Siargao’s inclusion as a recognition of the country’s continuous efforts to make the country a...

Sulu plane crash underscores need to modernize military
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Sulu plane crash underscores need to modernize military

Update,  July 5, 2021, 7:42 pm: The death toll from the C-130H transport plane crash in Patikul, Sulu has now climbed to 52. MANILA – Senators offered condolences to the families of 47 soldiers who died when a Philippine Air Force (PAF) Lockheed C-130H Hercules transport plane crashed in Patikul, Sulu on Sunday. Three civilians on...