AFP wants security act amended to boost counter-terrorism efforts

Published July 14, 2019 11:28am  The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Sunday pushed for amendments to the Human Security Act to allow law enforcement agencies to be more effective in their counter-terrorism efforts. “Gusto naming baguhin through an amendment sa Human Security Act ang ilang probisyon dito,” AFP spokesperson Marine Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo said […]

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5.5 quake in Surigao Sur: 38 structures damaged; 58 persons sustain minor injurie

By FROILAN GALLARDO -JULY 14, 2019 11:13 PM CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 14 July) – Saturday morning’s magnitude 5.5. quake damaged at least 38 buildings in the five Surigao del Sur towns while at least 58 residents sustained minor injuries. Authorities said 26 persons were “slightly injured” in the municipality of Cantilan; 17 in the neighboring […]

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Palace: PH-Japan partnership on a ‘stronger footing’ after Duterte’s visit

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) — The Philippines’ strategic partnership with Japan has been on “an even stronger footing” after President Rodrigo Duterte’s four-day working visit to Japan, the Palace said Saturday. The President capped his visit “on a high note,” the Palace said in statement, citing the cooperation agreements between the two countries during […]

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