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Bus carrying 52 pilgrims hits metal barrier in Abu Dhabi

About 52 pilgrims encountered an accident in the UAE on Tuesday morning while onboard a bus. There were no reported injuries. The bus was traversing the Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road in the direction of Oman when the accident happened. The 52 pilgrims were...

Noy to skip SONA for the 4th time

Every year during the State of the Nation Address (SONA), former presidents get to be invited to attend the annual occasion. However, former president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III prefers to just watch it on television, according to a report from MSN News. This will be...

VP Leni Robredo to attend PDU30’s 4th SONA

Vice President Leni Robredo will attend the fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 22. She confirmed her attendance when asked by reporters in Bohol on Tuesday, July 16. “Dadalo ako. Parati naman ako dadalo sa SONA,” said...

President Duterte to troops: We will die fighting

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President Rodrigo Duterte vowed that the government will fight those who sow terror in Mindanao when he spoke at the 119th Philippine Navy anniversary celebration on Wednesday.

“…delikado tayo sa Mindanao given the practice of the ISIS in the Middle East, just exploding everything in their hands. Today, Iraq had two, in a market place and in an ice cream parlor. They lose people by the hundreds everyday. We cannot allow it to happen here. We will have to die fighting them,” Duterte said, referring to the latest suicide bombing by ISIS militants in Iraq that targetted civilians.

The President said he is prioritizing the acquisition of equipment for the Armed Forces and the Philippine National Police.

“I will acquire more jets, air assets and boats. And I will make the Philippine Armed Forces a little bit stronger by the time, InShaAllah, I go out as President,” he said.

Duterte underscored the contributions of the Philippine Navy in strengthening the foundation of our nation.

“Your efforts to fulfill your mandate to uphold peace and sovereignty in our territorial waters have been remarkable in the past years and today, you have once again reaffirmed your important role as you support the counterterrorism efforts against the Maute group in Marawi City,” Duterte said.

“Your presence in Mindanao, along with the other members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, have made our kababayans feel more secure at this most delicate and challenging time,” he added.

Duterte praised the men and women of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police, especially those who have died fighting the terror group in Marawi.

“So I give my salute, my respects to the men and women of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the National Police, my salute and my deepest respect. And I grieve with the families, those who have lost their lives,” the Chief Executive said. (PNA)

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Bus carrying 52 pilgrims hits metal barrier in Abu Dhabi

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Vice President Leni Robredo will attend the fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 22. She confirmed her attendance when asked by reporters in Bohol on Tuesday, July 16. “Dadalo ako. Parati naman ako dadalo sa SONA,” said...

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