Biggest giant clam shell haul seized during joint operations in Palawan

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) participated in a joint law enforcement operations for the seizure of 200 TONS of FOSSILIZED GIANT CLAM SHELLS locally known as ‘TAKLOBO’ amounting to ₱1.2 BILLION and arrest of FOUR SUSPECTS at Sitio Green Island, Barangay Tumarbong, Roxas, Palawan yesterday, 16 April 2021. According to PCG District Palawan Commander, Commodore […]

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BIFF division commander, followers yield to military in Maguindanao

A Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters division commander and five of his followers surrendered to the military in Ampatuan, Maguindanao on Saturday morning, April 17, 2021 “Based on the report from the ground, Abunawas Ibad Damiog, a.k.a. Bayawak, 4th Division Commander/Deputy for Military of BIFF-Bungos Faction and five of his followers identified as Yasser Bago Abunawas, […]

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US provides P170 million to support COVID-19 vaccine deployment in Philippines

The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing the Philippines Php170 million ($3.5 million) to support the Department of Health (DOH) in its COVID-19 vaccination rollout.  This new assistance, which brings total U.S. government support for the Philippines’ COVID-19 response to nearly Php1.3 billion ($27 million), will strengthen […]

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