July 23, 2018, 3:57 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.”

SC affirms De Lima-inked DOJ t

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 18, 2018
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THE Supreme Court (SC) yesterday affirmed its decision declaring as unconstitutional the circular issued by former justice secretary and now Sen. Leila de Lima that gave her the authority to stop individuals facing criminal charges from leaving the country. 

2 Japanese nabbed for fake dol

July 18, 2018
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TWO Japanese men were arrested last Monday in Makati City for possession of 10 pieces of fake $100 bills. 

Arlyne Villanueva, 78

July 18, 2018
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ARLYNE Romero Villanueva, wife of Journal Group of Publications editor-in-chief Augusto (Gus) B. Villanueva, passed away last Monday after a lingering illness. She was 78.

Dengvaxia mess: NBI to Ombudsm

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 17, 2018
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THE National Bureau of Investigation has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to prosecute former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, former Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad, former Health Secretary Janette Garin, and several others for graft and other criminal offenses in connection with the P3.5-billion anti-dengue program using the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine.

PH, Malaysia vow stronger coo

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 17, 2018
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PRESIDENT Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad yesterday committed to work together towards strengthening defense and security cooperation between the Philippines and Malaysia.

Contractor named brains behind

by VICTOR REYES on July 17, 2018
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POLICE yesterday tagged a public contractor as the alleged mastermind behind the ambush-slay of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote last July 3 in Cabanatuan City.

Aquino to snub SONA anew

by WENDELL VIGILIA on July 17, 2018
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FORMER president Benigno Simeon Aquino III has declined the invitation to attend President Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 23, just like he did in the past two years.

67% of Pinoys oppose ChaCha

July 17, 2018
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CLOSE to seven in 10 Filipinos oppose the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution and the suggested shift to a federal form of government, the June 15-21 survey of the Pulse Asia showed.

Pag-IBIG members’ homes at ris

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on July 17, 2018
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THE Commission on Audit has issued a warning that 22,123 Pag-IBIG Fund members with existing housing loans are in danger of losing their homes even if they have not missed payments because of delays in the processing of time-bound documents attributed to Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF or Pag-IBIG Fund) and property developers.

PH protested quietly vs China:

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 17, 2018
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PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Harry Roque, Jr. yesterday said the Duterte government is “not guilty of inaction” on China’s activities in the disputed South China Sea. 


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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.”