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LTFRB encourages public to file complaints against abusive TNVS

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Some netizens have expressed dismay over the high fare of the transport network company Grab following Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) suspension order against Uber....

Philippine Coast Guard needs additional 2,000 personnel to strengthen border security

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) targets to strengthen the country’s border security. Thus, the agency will be needing at least 2,000 men to add to its manpower....

PH hosts 1st South East Asia co-op and training exercise vs. illegal drugs and terrorism

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The South East Asia Cooperation and Training or SEACAT Exercise 2017 began on Monday in the Philippines. This is a yearly multilateral maritime security information sharing exercise...

DA Region 11 to set up quarantine checkpoints to prevent spread of bird flu infection

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines  — The representatives of the Department of Agriculture (DA), local government units and Veterinary Quarantine Service Office held a meeting for the plan of setting up quarantine checkpoints...

CHR to prioritize probe on the death of 17-year-old student, Kian delos Santos

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is alarmed by the killing of student Kian delos Santos in Caloocan City. Also, the agency is equally concerned about the...

Aquino to Duterte: Read, follow the Constitution

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “That’s why I am mad at … That’s why I called the former President “gunggong” (stupid).  That’s really who he is,” President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday. On...

Three fatal wounds found from Kian’s body based on PAO’s re-autopsy

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “Although he’s dead and cannot speak, his wounds, gunshot wounds speak the truth,” Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Percida Acosta said. Two gunshots on the head and...

EJK cases in anti-drugs campaign, worsening — solon

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — At least 80 suspects were killed by the police in anti-drug operations in Metro Manila and Bulacan last week. Among those killed is 17-year old Kian Lloyd...

Farmers sell cheaper agricultural products in Quezon City

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Consumers flocked to TienDA Farmers’ and Fisherfolks Outlet at the grounds of Agricultural Training Institute in Eliptical Road, Quezon City on Thursday. Around 90 farmers and fisher...

Tenants of MMDA’s “Gwapotel” irked over sudden eviction

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Tenants of this workers hotel in Manila had no choice but to sleep at the foot of the building after receiving a sudden order to vacate the...