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Malversation, graft raps leve

October 19, 2017
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FORMER Negros Oriental Rep. Herminio Teves is facing corruption charges due to alleged irregularities in the disbursement of his Priority Assistance Development Fund (PDAF) allocations in 2007.

BOC, BIR employees sacked for

October 19, 2017
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TWO employees of the Bureau of Customs and two from the Bureau of Internal Revenue have been dismissed from service for dishonesty and for acquiring wealth not commensurate with their salaries.

COA orders MCIAA to pay P22M

October 19, 2017
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OWNERS of a parcel of land occupied for many years by the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) were finally compensated after the Commission on Audit approved their money claim of P22.11 million.

Marawi freed from terrorists;

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR AND VICTOR REYES on October 18, 2017
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AFTER almost five months of fighting between government forces and the Maute Group that left 1,000 persons dead, President Duterte yesterday declared Marawi City free from “terrorist influence.”

AFP: Martial law needed to de

by VICTOR REYES on October 18, 2017
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ARMED Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Año yesterday said the military needs martial law to stay in Mindanao so it could finish off the Abu Sayyaf group which operates in Sulu and Basilan and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Maguindanao.

Gov’t forces prepared for symp

by VICTOR REYES on October 18, 2017
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ARMED Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Año yesterday said the military is on “heightened alert” for attacks that may be launched by terrorist groups in retaliation to the killing of the leaders of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups in Marawi City.

Hearing resumes on hazing dea

by JP LOPEZ on October 18, 2017
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SEN. Panfilo Lacson yesterday threatened to cite in contempt and detain 14 members of the Aegis Juris Fraternity if they fail to attend a Senate hearing today, Wednesday, on the fatal hazing of University of Sto. Tomas law student Horacio Tomas Castillo III.

Faeldon’s ‘pasalubong’ was P1

by JP LOPEZ on October 18, 2017
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FORMER Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon received P107 million, and not P100 million, as “pasalubong” when he was installed as the BOC (Bureau of Customs) chief.

Duterte: Phase out jeepneys b

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 18, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday gave public utility jeep operators and drivers until the end of the year to phase out and modernize their decades-old vehicles, warning that he would have them arrested and the old vehicles destroyed if they failed to comply with the government modernization program of public transport vehicles.

Duterte wanted work, class su

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 18, 2017
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MALACAÑANG yesterday defended its suspension of work in government offices and classes at all levels in public and private schools during the two-day transport strike as a way to ensure the safety and welfare of the public, especially the young students.

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Column of the Day

Finally, better airports

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 23,2017
‘Eight provincial airports being readied for night operations; to improve air travel, and help decongest NAIA. – Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr.’

Opinion of the Day

Who speaks for whom?

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | October 23, 2017
‘Let the people of Manicani speak for themselves and let the rest of us respect their wishes whatever that may be.’