Senate panel rules to bring Mamasapano probe back at committee level

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Senate panel rules to bring Mamasapano probe back at committee level 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) – The Senate Committee on Rules announced on Monday its ruling to bring the committee report on the Mamasapano incident back at the committee level for the conduct of additional hearing “without voiding the previous proceedings.”

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Singapore stands ready to assist Indonesia in fighting haze: minister

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Singapore stands ready to assist Indonesia in fighting haze: minister 

SINGAPORE, Sept. 10 — Singapore's Minister for Defense Ng Eng Hen on Thursday called his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu to reiterate Singapore government's offer to assist Indonesia in combating the ongoing forest fires in Sumatra.

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DOLE’s ECC releases PhP99,000 in initial pension for SAF 44 beneficiaries; PhP860,000 in funeral benefits

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOLE’s ECC releases PhP99,000 in initial pension for SAF 44 beneficiaries; PhP860,000 in funeral benefits 

MANILA, July 15 — A total of PhP99,755.49 initial pension has been released for the families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) officers who were killed in the Jan. 25, 2015 Mamasapano encounter, the Employees Compensation Commission (ECC) said.

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Palace pleased by FBI’s confirmation on death of Marwan

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palace pleased by FBI’s confirmation on death of Marwan 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) – Malacanang is pleased by the report that the US’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed that it was Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan who was killed in the Oplan Exodus carried out last January 25 in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.

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President Aquino appeals for public understanding over Mamasapano incident

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino appeals for public understanding over Mamasapano incident 

SILANG, Cavite, March 26 — President Benigno C. Aquino III on Thursday appealed for public understanding over the Mamasapano incident, maintaining that he was kept in the dark by people he trusted to carry out the January 25 operation.

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Solon says President Aquino’s speech at PNPA graduation rites should be the last on Mamasapano

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solon says President Aquino’s speech at PNPA graduation rites should be the last on Mamasapano 

MANILA, March 26 — House Committee on Labor Chairman and Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles said on Thursday that President Benigno S. Aquino III has already spoken his piece on the Mamasapano incident and it is time for the nation to move on instead of trying to "further squeeze blood from stone."

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Coloma: President Aquino recognizes responsibility over Mamasapano incident since the start

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Coloma: President Aquino recognizes responsibility over Mamasapano incident since the start 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) — Malacanang on Tuesday reiterated that there is no need to question President Benigno Aquino III’s responsibility on the Mamasapano incident since he has acknowledged this from the start.

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Senate orders GRP peace panel to secure MILF report on Mamasapano incident

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate orders GRP peace panel to secure MILF report on Mamasapano incident 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) — The Senate on Tuesday adopted a resolution ordering the Philippines peace panel to secure from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) a copy of its investigation report on the Mamasapano incident.

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Senate gives Php 100,000 each to families of fallen SAF 44

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate gives Php 100,000 each to families of fallen SAF 44 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, March 11 (PNA) – In recognizing the courage and gallantry of the Special Action Force (SAF) troopers, the Philippine Senate gave Php 5.1 million worth of financial assistance to the SAF troopers who were killed, wounded and survived the Mamasapano incident last Jan. 25.

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Senate gives financial assistance to the families of the SAF heroes

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate gives financial assistance to the families of the SAF heroes 

150311204024In recognition of the courage and gallantry of the Special Action Force (SAF) troopers, the Senate provides PhP5.1 million worth of financial assistance to the SAF troopers who were killed, wounded and survived the Mamasapano incident last Jan. 25. Senate President Franklin Drilon (right) announced the financial assistance before the Senate ended its session on Wednesday night (March 11, 2015). Also in photo is Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito (3rd from left). (PNA photo by Avicto C. Dalan)
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