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The situation was a coastal district’s terrorist takeover. All highways and access points had been blocked by the enemy. The region was separated by land, cut off from any outside world assistance. But the ocean was there, wide and open. The enemy was also observing it, of course, and the army required to get its soldiers to shore rapidly and safely without being bombarded by enemy fire in order to

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Malacañang rejected Wednesday’s call by former top diplomat Albert del Rosario from the Philippines to increase Manila’s legal win over the South China Sea over Beijing as world rulers gather at the 74th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN). Bringing up the 2016 decision that invalidated China’s sweeping claims to the meeting over the resource-rich waters would be “pointless” as the UN has no “enforcement force.”

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ICYMI, Momoland is moving back to the Philippines in October for another show, and this time it will help needy kids. Momoland’s agency, MLD Entertainment, said the South Korean girl group will donate the income from their upcoming concert, Good Friends in Manila, to kids from two barangays in Antipolo, according to ABS-CBN. Together with former Wanna One members Ha Sung Woon and Kim Jae Hwan, Momoland will play at

Rains Over Big Areas Of Luzon

The southwest monsoon or habagat on Monday will dump rains over big areas of Luzon as a brewing storm or low-pressure region creeps nearer to the nation, said the state weather office. Metro Manila, Ilocos, Cordillera, Cagayan Valley Region, and Central Luzon and Rizal Province will experience cloudy skies with isolated rain owing to habagat, weather forecaster PAGASA Raymond Ordinario said. Rain-drenched areas since the weekend, particularly those in northern

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The Philippine Coast Guard lifted the suspension of passenger motorbanca activities in the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait, where 31 individuals died previously this month after three wooden-hulled boats sank, an official said Tuesday.   Trips are expected to resume early Tuesday after the 10-day suspension, but the weather should be reasonable and only 75% of their passenger ability should be carried by ships.   Passengers are also needed to wear life jackets,

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On Friday, even as typhoon Hanna left the Philippine region of responsibility (PAR), Monsoon rains will still be encountered over areas of Luzon and Visayas. State weather office PAGASA said at 12:30 a.m. the typhoon left PAR. On Friday, but the southwest monsoon or habagat will continue to be enhanced. Hanna was situated 645 kilometers north-northeast of Basco, Batanes, with global name Lekima. It packs 175 km / h peak

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The government was still waiting for the military to verify the reported existence of Chinese sea ships in Philippine waters, adding that if the safety of the state is endangered, it is always a problem of this government. Ryan Martinson, U.S. Naval War College assistant lecturer, tweeted maps and photos of Chinese ships that have been in the financial area of the Philippines since Aug. 3. The Western Command also

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The government of the Philippines stood firm on its ban on the world’s first dengue vaccine on Tuesday while declaring a nationwide mosquito-borne disease epidemic that it said it murdered hundreds this year. From January 1 to July 20, the incidence of dengue rose by 98 percent from a year ago to 146,062 instances, causing 662 fatalities, Health Secretary Francisco Duque told a news conference announcing a “domestic dengue epidemic.”

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MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Judge Rodil Zalameda to the Supreme Court of Appeals (CA), a High Court ranking source reported to Rappler on Monday, August 5. Zalameda graduated from the University of Ateneo de Manila with a law degree. Zalameda will substitute Mariano del Castillo, a newly retired judge. Zalameda ran over five other shortlisted nominees who were constantly bypassed for a Supreme Court bench post, including

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Universal Robina Corp. (URC) increased its net profit for the first semester by 9 percent year-on-year to P5.4 billion, driven by the ongoing regeneration of the national coffee company after a three-year decline.   URC published net revenues of P67 billion, a 4 percent rise compared to last year’s same period, fueled by powerful development in the Philippine consumer food company.   Consumer, industrial and global divisions enhanced margins. Operating