The World Archive

Alert Level 1 issued and withdrawn for OFWs in Guam. All-clear on Tuesday. It’s business as usual: Cayetano.

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Lumad schools will not be bombed: Padilla. Illegal institutions preaching subversion, communism. Rule of law must prevail in our nation: Duterte.

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United States to provide drones and training. Steps to counter Islamic State led insurgency groups.

United States gives a helping hand. * * * * * * * * * *

ASEAN urges North Korea to adopt UN resolutions. Willing to assist in re-unification of both Koreas.

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Strategic Mapandi Bridge captured in Marawi. Troops, armaments move freely: Padilla. Focus on salvaging lives of hostages: Duterte.

Mapandi bridge in AFP control. * * * * * * * * * * *

MRC tieup with Chinese giant. MOU signed with Energy China GPEC. !000 mw projects by 2022.

MRC for renewable energy * * * * * * * * * * * *

Rodent control program in parts of New York City. $32-million fight to reduce rats by upto 70%. Various strategies including depriving rats of food.

Rodent control measures on a war footing. * * * * * * * * *

Floods and landslides in Japan claim 15 lives. Massive rescue effort underway to save survivors. Aerial rescue efforts being pressed to expedite salvage work.

Floods in Japan. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Gulf crisis: de Lima exhorts government to plan for OFWs. Assessment necessary in advance. Crisis management steps should be in place.

de Lima directs. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

PH, Indonesia, Malaysia start joint patrolling. Meeting on Thursday to consolidate operations. Kidnappings likely to be reduced by joint patrolling.

joint operations will be effective * * * * * * * * * * *

NPA snatches guns from Iloilo Police Station. NDF had just announced cessation of hostilities. 12 firearms including 8 high-power guns taken away.

Iloilo attack opportunistic. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

NO TALKS: The government toughens stand. Troop reinforcements for last ditch battle. Deaths of civilians and military cannot be overlooked.

Talks not possible after so many deaths. * * * * * * * * *

NDF directs NPA to oppose foreign terrorists. Stop hostilities with government forces in Mindanao. Let us fight the enemy without engaging each other.

NDF to the rescue. * * * * * * * * * * * *

AFP and police nab Maute Bomb maker. Jadid Maute posed as fake student of Mindanao State University. Capability of terrorists significantly eroded: AFP.

Bomb maker nabbed. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Israel likely to close down Al Jazeera. Bureau chief denies and counters allegations. Action against channel following Arab move.

Israel may follow Arab action. * * * * * * * * * * *

China applauds US help to Philippines. U S Special Forces assisting in Marawi operations . Terrorism is a mankind’s common enemy.

China supports US role. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Hooded armed gunmen attack Resorts World, Manila. PNP engaged in gunfight with the attackers. No confirmed reports of the details of the ongoing incident.

Attack opposite Ninoy Aquino International Airport. * * * * * * * * * *

Back channel talks on to secure release of hostages. Civil Society organizations helping to secure release. Widespread prayers for release of Priest and others.

Release of hostages sought. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Strict screening of evacuees to nab militants. Night curfew imposed by provincial government. Fleeing rebels using relatives to escape arrest.

Evacuees being checked meticulously. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Two Chinese warplanes intercept US plane. US surveillance plane continues unimpeded. Ist exercise under Freedom of Navigation.

Chinese warplanes confront US plane. PIcs: globalsecurity.org * * * * * * * * *

Rocket lab launches NZ’s 1st Rocket in space. World’s 1st Rocket Launch from a private site. Commercial services to be provided soon.

Rocket launch by NZ. * * * * * * * * * * * *

US ship sails 12 natical miles from Mischief Island. Ist “Freedom of navigation” exercise under Trump. China’s Mischief needs to be controlled.

Mischief Island in focus. * * * * * * * * * * * *

PH to procure armaments from Chinese firm. Letter of intent to be signed today. $500 million loan from China to be used as a last resort.

Armaments from China. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

EU moves for closer ties with ASEAN nations. European Union V. P. for ASEAN meet in August. Enhancing partnerships with regional partners.

EU promoting tradewith ASEAN. * * * * * * * * * * * *