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Cebuano named Naval Forces Central head

Commodore Ronald Joseph Mercado PN, a Cebuano native, has been named new naval chief for the Visayas region in Tuesday’s “change of command” ceremony (July 22) at the Naval Forces Central based in Lapu Lapu City. Mercado has replaced Commodore Reynaldo Yoma who will...

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Troops step up effort vs ASG activities

The military said intensified monitoring and strong coordination with stakeholders will be a potent strategy to subdue the Abu Sayyaf and its cells from staging abductions in the south and borders of Sabah. Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, Western Mindanao Command...

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China sends spy ship to monitor US-led RIMPAC

The US Navy claims China has sent a surveillance ship to monitor a massive US-led multinational drill off Hawaii, even though China itself is participating in the exercise. An officer of the US Pacific Fleet said on Monday 21 July that the vessel deployed by the...

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Gunmen seize fisherman

On or about 07 1400H August 14, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) spokesman Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca said a fisherman was abducted by three gunmen while six others were left unscathed off shore Zamboanga City. The incident happened at the fishing ground of...

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China ships banned European eel to Japan

Japan has been importing from China large quantities of European eel, an endangered species whose export from Europe is forbidden, according to the Japanese news agency Yomiuri Shimbun. Importers of the eels claim the trading is legitimate, with export certificates from Chinese authorities

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