July 23, 2018, 2:25 am
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‘Incompetent’ remark vs Robred

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 13, 2018
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PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Harry Roque Jr. yesterday said the “incompetent” remark of President Dutete against Vice President Leni Robredo was not an insult nor does it carry any malice, adding it was a frank, honest and objective assessment given by someone who has been working in government for about 40 years.

Politics eyed anew behind kill

by RAYMOND AFRICA on July 13, 2018
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PNP chief Oscar Albayalde yesterday said politics is being eyed by investigators in the killing of Sapa-sapa, Tawi-tawi Vice Mayor Hadji Al-Rasid Mohammad Ali E. Lipae, who was reportedly being groomed to replace his father as mayor in next year’s elections.

Palace quashes No-El talk

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 13, 2018
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PRESIDENT Duterte will ensure that the 2019 mid-term elections would push through, unless a new constitution is ratified before the polls happen, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday.

Solon: DOLE charges for OFW ID

by WENDELL VIGILIA on July 13, 2018
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REP. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III (PL, ACTS OFW) yesterday accused the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of charging overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for IDs when the cards were actually donated by his party-list group.

Marawi rehabilitation suffers

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 13, 2018
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GROUNDBREAKING plans for the rehabilitation of Marawi City are set back by a month following the collapse of negotiations between the government and private contractors that were supposed to undertake the reconstruction project.

2017 DOT audit: A recital of

by PETER TABINGO on July 13, 2018
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FOR the year 2017, the Department of Tourism chugged along with minimal direction while spending hundreds of millions of taxpayers’ money on programs and projects with hazy objectives, minimal monitoring, and token compliance with existing rules on propriety.

6 ASG members, 1 soldier kill

July 13, 2018
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THREE Abu Sayyaf members and a solider were killed while 11 other soldiers were wounded following in a firefight in Patikul town in Sulu on Wednesday afternoon, the military reported yesterday.

BIFF detonates bomb in Maguin

July 13, 2018
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MEMBERS of the Daesh-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) blew off an improvised bomb at a public market in Datu Paglas town in Maguindanao on Wednesday night, the military reported yesterday.

Bishops: Drop in Duterte’s rat

by GERARD NAVAL on July 13, 2018
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CATHOLIC bishops yesterday said they were not surprised over the drop in the public satisfaction rating of President Duterte two years since his election in 2016.

Hazing still practiced at PMA

July 13, 2018
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PNP chief Oscar Albayalde yesterday said the signing of the Anti-Hazing Act into law will not immediately mean a stop to hazing in the Philippine Military Academy since it has become a “cherished tradition” among cadets.


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Column of the Day

Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”