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Video shows President Duterte well and back in form

  (Eagle News) — No, the President is not ill. In fact, President Rodrigo Duterte appears to have been fully recharged after taking some days off to rest following his very hectic schedule in Mindanao, where he visited various military camps and hospitals where police and soldiers who were wounded in action were being treated, and also visited various wakes of those killed in the Marawi fighting which has entered its fourth week. In this […]

Video: London tower fire as of 2:43 a.m. (June 14) showing whole building already in flames

When Chris Davis woke up at his apartment in Ladbroke Grove, northwest of London, at 2:43 a.m., Wednesday (June 14, 2017), he looked outside his window and saw this — fire raging and eating up the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London. The fire reportedly started at around 1 a.m., with policemen receiving the first call at 00:54 am on Wednesday (2354 GMT Tuesday) and were on scene at the Grenfell Tower public housing complex within six […]

Video: President Duterte’s wake visit to Marines killed in Marawi

  After leading arrival honors on June 11 for the members of the Philippine Marines killed in action in Marawi City, President Rodrigo Duterte then proceeded to the Marines headquarters in Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City to visit the wake of another two soldiers who were also killed in action in Marawi. The two were Corporal Romula Garcia and Private First Class Eddie Cardona Jr. whose remains lie in state at the Acero Hall inside the […]

Video: President Duterte leads arrival honors for Marines killed in action in Marawi

The night before the Philippine Independence Day, President Rodrigo Duterte led the arrival honors for the officers and enlisted personnel of the Philippine Marines killed in action in Marawi City.   The President arrived at 7:20 p.m. June 11 at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. President Duterte arrived at the Air Base grandstand around 7:50 p.m. Sunday where he personally condoled with the families of the slain soldiers. The bodies of the slain Marines were flown […]

Country honors Marawi heroes as tribute played nationwide, flags flown on half-mast

  (Eagle News) — The country paid tribute at high noon today, June 12, on the commemoration of the 119th Philippine Independence Day, the soldiers and policemen killed in the fighting in Marawi City, a they remembered the heroes who gave their lives fighting Islamist terrorists. With the sound of taps in the background, the names and photos of the 58 heroes of Marawi were flashed on the screen as television channels joined the high […]

Philippine pride shown at PHL Independence Day Celebration in New York

  By Percival Cunanan EBC New York/Eagle News Service NEW YORK, USA (Eagle News) — International beauty pageant titleholders and Filipina beauty queens Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach, Miss World Megan Young, and Miss International Kyle Versoza; renowned Filipina singer Lani Misalucha; and American Idol star Fil-Am Jessica Sanchez. They were just among the Filipino talents of all ages who came to the 119th Philippine Independence Anniversary Commemoration at the Madison Square Park, Madison Avenue, New […]

Featured video: Displaced Marawi children draw their tragic experience in war-torn city

(Eagle News) — A girl weeps as she tries to draw a tragic scene that she witnessed in her well-loved home city of Marawi. She bows her head, drawing her knees close to her body, and sobs, holding a pencil and a pad paper. She doesn’t want to look up. Her once peaceful environment was shattered when Islamist terrorists — combined forces of Maute rebels, the Abu Sayyaf Group and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) […]