July 23, 2018, 3:53 am
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Rody to talk ‘essentials’ in 3rd SONA

PRESIDENT Duterte, in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), is expected to talk about “the essentials” on what he intends to do in the next 12 months, while highlighting some programs that have resulted in “the greatest good of the majority.”

Will agreement between militan

by RAYMOND AFRICA on July 19, 2018
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MILITANT groups yesterday vowed to conduct peaceful mass actions while the police assured respect for human rights when President Duterte delivers his third state-of-the-nation address on Monday.

Global fight vs AIDS at ‘prec

July 19, 2018
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LONDON. – Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

‘Inday’ to bring rains to Luzo

by Evan Orias on July 19, 2018
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TROPICAL depression “Inday” continued to intensify yesterday, enhancing the southwest monsoon which is expected to bring rains today in northern Luzon. 

COA goes after Pagcor’s P21-B

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on July 19, 2018
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THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) owes the national treasury at least P21.186 billion in under remittances dating back to 2011, the Commission on Audit (COA) has uncovered. 

Duterte, in first two years in

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 19, 2018
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THE Duterte government passed more than 100 bills into law in its first two years in office, about 400 times higher than the number of laws enacted under the Aquino government during its first two years in office.

Esperon: 11,000 NPAs, terroris

by VICTOR REYES on July 19, 2018
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NEARLY 11,000 communists and terrorists have been neutralized under the Duterte administration, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said yesterday.

Aklan gov, wife charged over u

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on July 19, 2018
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FOUR charges of violations of RA 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards have been filed before the Sandiganbayan against Aklan Gov. Florencio T. Miraflores while his wife, former Ibajay, Aklan municipal mayor Ma. Lourdes Miraflores was named co-defendant in three cases involving alleged undeclared cash and properties in their statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) for the years 2006 to 2009.

Aquino questions NBI’s Dengvax

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 18, 2018
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FORMER President Benigno Aquino III yesterday said he was denied due process by the National Bureau of Investigation which is asking the Office of the Ombudsman to prosecute him in connection with the P3.5-billion procurement of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine for his government’s anti-dengue vaccination program.

‘Henry’ exits, new storm seen

by Evan Orias on July 18, 2018
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TROPICAL depression “Henry” (international name: Son Tinh) exited the Philippine area of responsibility yesterday but a low pressure area (LPA) is expected to turn into a tropical depression today or tomorrow.

Duterte confident China will b

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 18, 2018
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said China never asked for or anything from the Philippines in exchange for its assistance.


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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.”