Category: National News

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More Missiles in the Pipeline for Philippine Navy

MANILA — More capable and powerful missile weaponry are now in the pipeline for the Philippine Navy (PN) following the successful integration of Rafael Advanced Defense Ltd.’s Spike-ER (extended range) surface-to-surface missile system into the fleet. This was revealed by Navy spokesperson Commander Jonathan Zata when asked if more sophisticated missile systems and platforms are in […]

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Comelec to regulate social media campaigns

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is coming out with new guidelines to regulate the use of social media in the campaign for the coming May 2019 elections.Comelec spokesman James Jimenez pointed out that while politicians can still use various social mediums in their campaign, the poll body would limit the cost of doing this. “We […]

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Bureau of Immigration: Chinese top list of deported foreigners

President Duterte may have close ties with China, but when it comes to deporting foreigners, records of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) show that Chinese are not given “special treatment” as they top the list of most number of deported nationals.Data provided by the BI showed that 1,510 Chinese nationals were sent back to their […]