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Monday - August 29th, 2016

  Two million pesos was the promised reward of President Rodrigo Duterte to those who can capture ‘ninja’ or policemen involved in illegal drug operations. Pres. Duterte gave the instructions primarily to military and police to totally destroy the illegal ... Read More ›

Monday - August 29th, 2016

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines  — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) who oversees the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) says that the congestion rate in jails run by the BJMP is now at 457%. Meaning, ... Read More ›

Monday - August 29th, 2016

  Two stranded overseas Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia has returned home after UNTV’s Serbisyong Kasangbahay granted them free airline tickets. This, after their unfavorable experience working in the Middle East. One of the OFW’s identified as Dennis Diangco arrived ... Read More ›

Monday - August 29th, 2016

  Though known to be prohibited by law, cigarette smoking in public places is rampant anywhere. In line with this, a health advocate group wants a stricter law on the smoking ban in the country. Emer Rojas of the New ... Read More ›

Monday - August 29th, 2016

  The Philippines is declared as the 20th happiest place in the world according to a study by the international think tank, New Economics Foundation or NEF. The NEF said, the Philippines has 35.0 happy planet index or HPI. HPI ... Read More ›

Monday - August 29th, 2016

  ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — As of today, the number of Abu Sayyaf group members killed in the all-out offensive operations of the military in Sulu and Basilan has reached 21. Military operations continue against the bandit group in Sulu ... Read More ›

Monday - August 29th, 2016

  Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but seven of those infected had fully recovered, the Health Ministry and the National ... Read More ›

Saturday - August 27th, 2016

  Facebook Inc. changed its popular “Trending” feature, which shows users the most-talked about topics of the day, to make it more automated and further eliminate the potential for human bias, the company wrote in a blog post on Friday. The ... Read More ›

Saturday - August 27th, 2016

  The Ombudsman is investigating 3 incumbent and former lawmakers, officials of the Departments of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and of Budget and Management (DBM) over a 220 million-peso scam using DAR funds. Facing preliminary investigations over DAR-scam are Senator Gringo ... Read More ›

Saturday - August 27th, 2016

  Philippine commandos killed 11 Islamist militants on a remote southern island on Friday, an army spokesman said, stepping up the offensive after President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his aim to “destroy” one of Asia’s most notorious kidnap gangs. Major Filemon ... Read More ›