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Critics hit Duterte’s promise to continue campaign against drugs

Posted on : Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Some critics of the administration-hit President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise in his third SONA to have more relentless and chilling campaign against illegal drugs.

Meanwhile, recent Pulse Asia Survey results show that more Filipinos see fighting drugs as Duterte’s top achievement.

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PNP recalls police escorts of politicians, private individuals for 2019 midterm polls

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Posted on : Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Political candidates and private individuals who wish to have the service of police security details should lodge a request in the Commission on Election ahead of the midterm polls in May.

Duterte to order nationwide ban on firecrackers

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Posted on : Saturday, January 12th, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing to impose a total firecracker ban in the country after limiting its use to designated areas nationwide in the previous holiday season.  

Qatar quits OPEC after decades-long membership

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Posted on : Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Qatar ends its nearly 60-year membership in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) after its withdrawal from the cartel took effect on Tuesday. Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Bin Sherida Al-Kaabi announced the withdrawal decision in December. OPEC has responded that they respected Qatar’s decision.

DOLE Sec. Bello believes employees of PTV should be regularized

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Posted on : Friday, December 28th, 2018

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III believes that employees of the Philippine government-owned television network People’s Television Network or PTV should be regularized.

Forbes releases list of Top 10 Richest Filipinos in 2018

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Posted on : Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

The popular American business magazine Forbes has released its Top 10 Richest People in the Philippines for 2018. Henry Sy remains the richest while Manny Villar, who ranked 10th last year, climbed high to the number two spot.

PNP, AFP brace for possible CPP-NPA’s attacks on December 26 anniversary

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Posted on : Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

Police and the military direct all its units to maintain target hardening and camp defense plans as the Communist Party of the Philippines prepares to celebrate its anniversary on December 26.

Tribal leaders ng Mindanao, handang tumestigo laban kina Satur Ocampo at 16 iba pa

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Posted on : Friday, December 7th, 2018

Handang tumestigo ang ilang tribal leaders ng Mindanao sakaling maghain ng kaso ang Philippine National Police laban kina dating Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Satur Ocampo, ACT Teachers Partylist Representative France Castro, at labing anim pang kasamahan ng mga ito. Inaakusahan ng PNP ang grupo ng dating mambabatas ng child trafficking matapos maaresto na may kasamang […]

Prices of goods begin to go down in local markets

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Posted on : Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Manufacturers and retailers believe that the continuous oil price rollback had been a big help in the lowering of prices of goods.

Losing bidder threatens to file disqualification raps vs 3rd telco player

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Posted on : Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Losing bidders, SEAR Telecom and PT&T want the government to disqualify Mislatel from being awarded as the country’s third telco player. Senator Grace Poe, meanwhile, insists on conducting a thorough scrutiny on the background of companies comprising the Mislatel Consortium.

Pathologist discredits PAO findings on dengvaxia vaccinees

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Posted on : Friday, November 23rd, 2018

A pathologist discredits the forensic examination done by the Public Attorney’s Office as improper, claiming that the cause of death of some of the inoculated children was found to have no direct link to the controversial anti-dengue vaccine.