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Duterte: Ban in Kuwait stays until maid’s killers are in jail

By RAYMOND AFRICA | February 23, 2018
PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said the deployment ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait stays until the killers of Joanna Demafelis, the domestic helper who was tortured and placed in a freezer for a year, are behind bars.

7 suspected pushers, users nab

February 19, 2018
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SEVEN alleged drug peddlers and users were nabbed by authorities in separate anti-narcotics operations in Quezon City and Marikina over the weekend.
 

Cloudy skies until Wednesday

February 19, 2018
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MANY parts of the country will have cloudy to rainy weather for the first three days of the week due to three weather systems, the weather bureau said yesterday. 
 

Mayon’s sulfur level drops

February 19, 2018
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SULFUR dioxide level in Mayon Volcano has slightly decreased but alert level 4 remains in effect, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said yesterday.
 

Happy Walk for Down Syndrome b

February 19, 2018
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THE yearly Happy Walk for Down Syndrome is continuing to “level up” not only in terms of attendance and awareness but its reach all over the country.
 

Ombudsman confirms end of Rody

by WENDELL VIGILIA on February 16, 2018
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THE Office of the Ombudsman yesterday confirmed it has closed and terminated its investigation on President Duterte’s alleged ill-gotten wealth but said it is “not obliged” to inform him of the “outcome.”
 

Florida HS Valentine’s Day sho

February 16, 2018
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PARKLAND, Fla. – A 19-year-old gunman returning to a Florida high school where he had once been expelled opened fire with an assault rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding more than a dozen others before he was arrested, authorities said.
 

PH reminds Kuwait: Treat OFWs

February 16, 2018
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PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Harry Roque Jr. yesterday said President Duterte’s statements against the abuses endured by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from their employers in Kuwait stand as he reminded Kuwait that it is bound by international laws to treat foreign nationals like the Filipinos the way it treats its own citizens.
 

Sereno: What SALNs are you tal

by JP LOPEZ on February 16, 2018
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THE camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno yesterday refuted the claim of Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta that Sereno’s appointment “may be considered void” because she did not comply with the requirements when she applied for the post.
 

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February 16, 2018
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THE Philippines is looking at renaming seamounts at the Philippine Rise, formerly known as the Benham Rise, that have been named by China, officials said yesterday.
 

Tokhang II still bloodless, sa

by RAYMOND AFRICA on February 16, 2018
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THE PNP reported yesterday that two weeks into the re-launch of Operation Tokhang, no blood has been spilled yet.
 

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Rappler’s continuing saga

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 23,2018
‘Without a court TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler’s accreditation in Malacañang was considered revoked.” – Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte does not understand media’s role in a democracy

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 23, 2018
‘This is funny if it didn’t violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press.’