Month: May 2017

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Marawi under attack by Maute group

Marawi under attack by Maute group

Government security forces face off with Maute Group in Marawi City, in an attempt to issue warrant of arrest for Abu Sayyaf leader.   Updated, 08:19 p.m. Originally posted at 08:00 P.M. of 23 May 2017.   Members of the Maute Group, affiliated with the ISIS global terror group, have swarmed Marawi City following their...

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Suspected NPA rebels torch truck carrying sacks of rice

Suspected NPA rebels torch truck carrying sacks of rice

Six armed men aboard three motorcycles torched a 10-wheeler truck bearing sacks of rice in Davao del Sur. Matanao, Davao del Sur – Another incident of arson happened in Davao del Sur yesterday, 16 May 2017, when a truck carrying sacks of rice was burned by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) members. The 10-wheeler wing...

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Protect yourself from WannaCry malware

Protect yourself from WannaCry malware

Heads up! The WannaCry or Wanna Decryptor is a sophisticated ransomware that exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows Operating System. It is believed that this ransomware is spread through phishing emails, malicious advertisements on websites, and questionable apps and programs. The infographic below gives an overview of the things you must watch out for, as...

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How to avoid summer job scams

How to avoid summer job scams

Now that you’re wary of job scams, here’s how you protect yourself from them. Being wary of the points outlined in our modus operandi overview on summer job scams should provide you with a firm foundation against being fooled by a bogus job offer. Four other things you can do are: Check out the supposed...

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Beware of summer job scams

Beware of summer job scams

This week’s modus operandi spotlight urges the public to be wary of job scams.   Scene of the crime: Advertisements and agencies. Plan of attack: You apply for a summer job and your prospective employer informs you that you’re hired, but before they can make a formal offer they have to do a background check....

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Last of Abu Sayyaf in Bohol clash killed

Last of Abu Sayyaf in Bohol clash killed

The last members of the Abu Sayyaf Group foiled in a terrorist act in Bohol have been killed in an encounter with the AFP and PNP.      Calape, Bohol – As of 5:50 P.M. of 15 May 2017, the two remaining members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) involved in a foiled terrorist attack...

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Protect yourself from heat strokes

Protect yourself from heat strokes

With the high summer having rolled in, so have the myriad health risks associated with the heat of our tropical country. Among the most serious, but unfortunately most common, is heat exhaustion. Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat illness, and is a medical emergency. It can kill or cause damage to the brain and other...

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Helicopter Crash in Tanay Leaves 3 dead, 1 injured

Helicopter Crash in Tanay Leaves 3 dead, 1 injured

Manila, Philippines – Tragedy struck on Thursday afternoon, 3 May 2017, when a Philippine Air Force (PAF) helicopter crashed in Tanay, Rizal leaving three military personnel dead and one injured. Col. Antonio Francisco, Philippine Air Force spokesperson, told the media that at around 3:00 p.m. a military helicopter had crashed in Sitio Hiltop in Tanay,...

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