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House panel resets meet on Bau

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 18, 2017
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THE House committee on justice will no longer hold a meeting today on the impeachment case against Elections Chair Andres Bautista because its members did not confirm their attendance as Congress is in a month-long All Saints’ Day recess.

PNP rescues 3 kidnap victims i

by VICTOR REYES on October 18, 2017
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OPERATIVES of the PNP Anti-Kidnapping Group have rescued in Bulacan two Koreans and a Chinese separately kidnapped from a hotel in Malate, Manila.

Maute leaders killed; Año says

by VICTOR REYES on October 17, 2017
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TWO remaining leaders of the armed conflict in Marawi City were killed yesterday, together with seven of their followers, as government troops assaulted the lairs of the terrorist Maute Group.

LTFRB card: Strike scores ‘0.1

by Evan Orias on October 17, 2017
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GOVERNMENT yesterday said the first of the two-day transport strike “barely affected the riding public,” so much so that it declared the resumption of work in in public offices and classes at all levels despite the strike running on its second day.  

7 of 10 Pinoys believe EJK co

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 17, 2017
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CLOSE to 9 out of 10 Filipinos support the anti-drugs war of the government but 7 out of 10 Filipinos also believe extra judicial killings were committed during the conduct of the anti-illegal drugs campaign of government, the September 24 to 30 Ulat sa Bayan survey of Pulse Asia showed.

Lifestyle checks at DOF push

October 17, 2017
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SENATORS yesterday expressed support for lifestyle checks on employees of the Department of Finance (DOF) and its attached agencies in order to curb corruption.

Umali: House won’t stop while

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 17, 2017
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THE House of Representatives will try to impeach Elections Chair Andres Bautista for as long as he remains in office, the chair of the House justice committee said yesterday.

Death toll from Somalia bomb a

October 17, 2017
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MOGADISHU. – More than 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade.

Will Duterte declare a revolu

by JP LOPEZ on October 17, 2017
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SEN. Panfilo Lacson yesterday said President Duterte’s threat to declare a revolutionary government could just be an impulsive statement, and not something Duterte would actually do.

PH launches National Resilien

October 17, 2017
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IN support of the 2017 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the Philippines launched the National Resilience Council (NRC) convened by Ambassador Roberto Romulo, chairman of Romulo Foundation and chairman of Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF) together with the  country’s most prominent organizations in DRR such as Philippines Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), National Competitiveness Council (NCC), Manila Observatory, Makati Business Club (MBC) among others  and joined by SM Prime’s Hans Sy who is leading  UNISDR’s (United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) ARISE Private Sector Alliance for Resilient Societies. 

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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.’