July 23, 2018, 3:40 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.”

PNP: Taiwan set to deport Par

July 17, 2018
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SUSPECTED drug trafficker Ricardo ‘Ardot’ Parojinog may be deported in August from Taiwan where he was arrested for illegal entry, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said yesterday. 

Graft, falsification charges

by PETER TABINGO on July 17, 2018
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THE Sandiganbayan has given the go-signal for the trial of Quezon City councilor Roderick M. Paulate, who is facing graft and multiple counts of falsification of public documents charges in relation to his office’s alleged involvement in a ghost payroll scheme. 

Maute bomber killed, sister ar

by VICTOR REYES on July 17, 2018
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A MEMBER of the Maute terror group described by the military as a bomb expert was killed, while a wife of group leader Abu Dar was arrested in operations in General Santos City yesterday.

Mobile apps to monitor Dengvax

by Evan Orias on July 17, 2018
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THE departments of education and health yesterday launched two mobile applications to monitor and respond to emergencies among students inoculated with the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.

Ageing legend wins by TKO

July 16, 2018
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KUALA LUMPUR. – Manny Pacquiao put on a dominant display to stun defending champion Lucas Matthysse with a seventh-round knockout and claim the WBA welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

4 in 5 Pinoys rue ‘do-nothing

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 16, 2018
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FOUR out of five adult Filipinos are dissatisfied with the Philippine government’s policy of “doing nothing” about China’s activities in the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea, particularly the occupation and building of infrastructures in the disputed territory, the June 27-30 survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS)  showed.

PNP assigns security escorts

July 16, 2018
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SECURITY aides assigned to opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV were not recalled because of the lawmaker’s political leaning but because their tours of duty have already lapsed, the military and the police said yesterday.

Police face blank wall in kill

July 16, 2018
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POLICE are still clueless as to the suspects and possible motives behind the shooting of former Sto. Tomas, Batangas Vice Mayor Ferdinand Ramos on Saturday night.

PNP readies for ‘all scenario

by RAYMOND AFRICA on July 16, 2018
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THE PNP yesterday said it has not monitored any specific threat which may disrupt the peaceful outcome of President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address next week.

Trump eyes re-election in 202

July 16, 2018
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LONDON. – US President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody wants me to” and there are no Democratic candidates who could defeat him, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported.


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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.”